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Want Sharper Photos? Do You Know These 6 Sharpness Stealing Thieves?

Want Sharper Photos? Do You Know These 6 Sharpness Stealing Thieves?

If you want to have sharper photos, like super tack sharp photos, you better start saving for a $1200 professional lens right? Well, while a professional lens, might sound like a cure to your blurry photo woes, in reality, the vast majority of blurry photographs are not caused by the equipment, but rather the personContinue Reading

15 Fool Proof Ways To Invigorate Your Photography in 2014

15 Fool Proof Ways To Invigorate Your Photography in 2014

In the three years that Phogropathy has existed on the web I have published nearly 1,000 posts, the vast majority of which have been photographs from my travels. While it might seem effortless from your side of the fence, trust me, having a new photograph along with a 300-500 word write up on the photographContinue Reading

Creating HDR Panoramic Photographs Part 1 – Capturing the Images

Creating HDR Panoramic Photographs Part 1 – Capturing the Images

This is a guest post by Dan Villeneuve Creating HDR panoramic photographs requires a lot of attention to detail and a ton of effort, but when all is said and done the result pays for the work. After receiving a lot of great feedback and tons of questions on Phogropathy’s Forum, John recently asked me toContinue Reading

8 Tips to Consider When Buying Your First DSLR

8 Tips to Consider When Buying Your First DSLR

This is a guest contribution by Marc Andre find out more about him at the bottom of this post. If you’ve decided that it’s time to buy your first DSLR and you’ve started doing some research you may be overwhelmed by all of the options. There are no shortage of models available, and new ones areContinue Reading

12 Motivational Tips For Beginner Photographers

12 Motivational Tips For Beginner Photographers

I know it can be intimidating and sometimes even down right depressing to get started in photography. One of the goals that I have here at Phogropathy is to help beginner photographers build their confidence and learn, not only how to take better photos, but to share their journey along the way. Yesterday afternoon on Facebook IContinue Reading

Let’s Edit #20 – Lens Corrections Tool

Let’s Edit #20 – Lens Corrections Tool

After a couple weeks away from being in front of the camera I’m back with another Let’s Edit video! This week we’re looking at how to use the Lens Corrections Tool in Lightroom to help clean up images that might need some help. How to Use The Lens Corrections Tool in Lightroom The lens correctionsContinue Reading

Master The Art of Lightning Photography

Master The Art of Lightning Photography

Last week I featured some of my first real successful attempts at lightning photography and I wanted to share with you a few of my thoughts on the experience I had. I also discuss a bit about the process I took to capture the photos as well as how I edited them in my most recentContinue Reading

Let’s Edit #18 – An Introduction to Presets in Lightroom 4

Let’s Edit #18 – An Introduction to Presets in Lightroom 4

Presets in Lightroom make editing a photograph as easy as the click of a mouse and are a great way for beginners to get started with learning how to use this very deep program. While my own personal style of editing is the “feel it out” style where I move sliders around until it feelsContinue Reading