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Andrea Chu Andrea Chu photography includes Portraits - Interiors - Food - Travel - Kids - Teen - Motion. Photography is her love.   joSon Explore life's with joSon. His photography includes Childhood - Sport - Adulthood - Portraits - Destination & Fine Art.   Matthew Mahon Matthew Mahon photography includes Portraits - Conceptual - Old Stick Ranch - Reportage - Business - Landscapes - Fashion & Personal.
 
John Sharp John Sharp photography includes Food & Beverages - Life Style - Motion - CGI - Creative Retouching - Automotive & Transportation.   Thinh Nguyen Thinh Nguyen photography includes D-Centering - R-Evolution - Re-Solution - D-Gendering - Non-Binary - Acculturation & Transistional.   Tyler Jacobsen Tyler Jacobsen photography includes Portraits - Active Life - Rugged Life - Lifestyle - Adventure - People & Landscape.
 
Erik Almas Erik Almas photography includes Portraits - Lifestyle - Campaigns - Flight - Travel - Cinemagraphs - Fashion - CGI & Behind the Scenes.   Greg Gorman Greg Gorman photography includes Celebrity Portraits - Advertising Campaigns - Photographic Projects, Videos, Books & Lectures.   Lac Hoang Lac Hoang. A graphic designer & a photographer. Her photography includes Commercial - Conceptual - Fashion - Advertising Campaigns.
 
George Simhoni George Simhoni's photos have been described as a blend of art & photography includes People - Places - Motion & Automotive.   Mark Hooper Mark Hooper photography includes Conceptual - Still Life - Suspended - There/Here - Motion. His work is included in Polaroid Collection.   Damico Damico is a photographer & a director. His photography includes Healthcare - Sports - Artists - Travel - Experiential - Books & Tears.
 
John Huet John Huet collection includes Musée Olympique, Switzerland - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - The Olympic Cauldron Park, Salt Lake City.   Jean-François Bérubé Jean-François Bérubé photography includes Portraits - Life Style - Athlètes - Corpo - Origine - Mon Village & much more.   Binh Dang Binh Dang photography includes Real Estate - Hotel & Resort - Life Style - Food & Product - Travel - Portraits & Mahout Family.
 
Mark Laita Mark Laita commercial photography includes Food & Beverages - Technology - Cosmetics - Animals - People - Still Life & Live Action.   Marilyn Cadenbach Marilyn Cadenbach photography includes Automotive - Architecture - Beauty - CGI - Campaigns - Conceptual - Fashion - Fitness & a lot more.   JJ Sulin JJ Sulin photography includes Conceptual - Food - Life Style - Portraits - Sports - Product - Still Life - Motion - Cinemagraphs & GIFS.
 
Dy Duyen Dy Duyen photography includes Portrait - Family - Fashion - Film - Commercial - Advertising - Life Style & Documetary.   Nadav Kander Nadav Kander photography includes Portraits - Film - Monographs. The famous photographer from Israel that earned so many awards.   Katvan Katvan. Fine Art Photography includes Still Life - People - Artist Portraits - Black and White - Travel and Drawings .
 
Kevin Necessary Kevin Necessary photography includes Ford Ranger - Toyota 4RUNNER - Mercedes AMG - Kia Baja - Motorsports - Body Study.   Jimmy Williams Jimmy Williams photography includes Life - Faces - Dreamscapes - Landscapes - Music Makers - Tourism & Healthcare.   Russell Rutherford Russell Rutherford Photography & Film. RRG produce, create, photograph, direct, edit, retouch & deliver whatever is needed.

Skilled at Life. Hobbies help you become more patient, taking up photography as a hobby can bring a lot of joy to your life and photography is a truly fulfilling hobby. You don’t have to be an expert to enjoy photography as a hobby. But if you want to improve your skills, there’s always more to learn, and here are some of my photography favourite Links. A community where professional PHOTOGRAPHER & ARTIST peers showcase interesting works and creative concepts that will help you improve your photography skill and see how many new tricks you can discover. Age is not a barrier to learning a new hobby and you can start with the camera on your phone if that's what you have available. Start taking picture now!


BEST PHOTOGRAPHY WEBSITES


These best photography sites will help photographer develop skills behind the lens, boost your camera know-how and offer photographic inspiration.

British Journal of Photography is a magazine about photography, publishing in-depth articles, profiles of photographers, analyses, and technological reviews. Magazines - Awards - E-guides and Creative Services.

Camera Jabbers. For Photographers by Photographers. Content includes Reviews - Photography Tips - Photography News - Buyer Guides - Camera Accessories and Brands.

Cambridge in Colour. A Learning Community for Photographer provides Interactive Learning - Books - Tools - Tutorials - Photo Essentials - Photo Competition - Shares - Discussion & Forums.

Digital Camera World. The Home of Digital Photography provides Camera News - Photography Tips - Buying Guides - Tutorials - Forums - The Photography Show and Magazines.

Digital Photo Magazine is a magazine about photography. How to Shooting - Processing - Quick Fix - Toolbox - Tips of the Weeks - Editor's Choice - Contest - Blog - Galleries - Cameras - Gear and News.

Fstoppers. Photography News and Community for Creative Photographers & Videographers. Content includes Articles - Tutorials - Community - Groups - Contests with Popular Photos and Photo of the Day.

Photography Life provides Articles - News - Digital Camera & Lens - Reviews - Tips and Detailed Tutorials to Photographers of All Levels. Categorieies includes Composition & Art - Essays & Inspiration - Photography Techniques and Post-Processing.

Strobist The world's most popular free resource for learning how to use off-camera flash. The world's most popular site for photographers who want how to learn to use their flashes like a pro.

The Spruce Crafts A Brief History of Photograaphy and the Camera. Photography Basic - Photography - DIY Projects - Hobbies - All About Crafts



THE WORLD FAMOUS PHOTOGRAPHERS


What makes a photo great? It's a combination of technique, artistic, creative and venture. Ask who the best well-known photographers of all time are, and we are likely to get a much more streamline set of answers. These are, and, of course, many others, are the ones that consistely appear in the world art museums.

Ansel Adam - American 1902-1984. He was a landscape photographer and environmentalist known for his black-and-white images helped to establish photography among the fine arts.

Edward Henry Weston - American 1886-1958. He was one of the most innovative and influential American photographers and one of the masters of 20th century photography.

Henri Cartier Bresson - French 1908-2004. He was a French humanist photographer considered a master of candid photography, and an early user of 35 mm film.

Jacques-Henri Lartigue - French 1894-1986. He was a French photographer and painter, known for his photographs of automobile races, planes and female Parisian fashion models.

Joseph Nicéphore Niépce - French 1765-1833. Known or referred to simply as Nicéphore Niépce, was a French inventor, usually credited as the inventor of photography and a pioneer in that field.

Man Ray - American 1890-1976. He was an American visual artist who spent most of his career in Paris. He produced major works in a variety of media but considered himself a painter above all.

Robert Capa - American 1913-1954. He was a Hungarian-born American war photographer and photojournalist as well as the companion and professional partner of photographer Gerda Taro.

Robert Frank - American 1924. He was a Swiss photographer and documentary filmmaker, who became an American binational. He is one of the most influential photographers of the 20th century.

Walker Evans - American 1903-1975. He was an American photographer and photojournalist best known for his work for the Farm Security Administration documenting the effects of the Great Depression.

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WAHT MAKES A GOOD CAMERA


The quality of a digital camera is mainly defined by four quantities: Resolution, Lens Aperture, Lens Zoom Range, Lens Quality, and Software. The resolution is the number of pixels in the captured image. Computer images are divided into little dots called pixels. The more pixels, the more detailed the image can be. A good 16x20's print required 16 megapixel and above.

Lens Aperture: The aperture of a lens is its maximum opening. The bigger the aperture, the more light is gathered, and the less light we need to take a good photo. This is the most overlooked lens specification, but it very important, especially if you like to take photos indoors without flash (look a lot more natural than flash photos) or from a reasonable distance. Lens aperture is measured in f/numbers, such as f/4 or f/22. An aperture of f/2.0 literally means that the lens opening is half the focal length of the lens. Thus, smaller numbers mean bigger lens openings. A lens that is f/2 is more expensive than a lens that is f/4.

Lens Zoom Range: A zoom lens has a variable focal length. The focal length determines the magnification of the lens. A short focal length is a wide-angle lens, great for taking photo of a large group. A long focal length is a telephoto lens, great for a tight photo of a distant object or person. If a camera has a 3X zoom, it means that the longest focal length is 3 times the shortest. Most digital cameras have a 3X zoom, with a focal length range from around 35 mm to 105 mm. 35 mm is a modest wide angle, and 105 mm is a modest telephoto. Long focal lengths present problems for photographers. It is hard to hold a camera sufficiently stable at a focal length of 300 mm. Bright sunlight helps, and a tripod or monopod can do wonders. A few cameras with extreme zooms have a stabilized lens, that compensates for camera shake. Good stabilization can make a remarkable difference in sharpness of handheld shots at extreme focal lengths.

Lens Quality: Lenses with the same focal length and aperture can differ substantially in quality. A poor lens is not as sharp, and it may exhibit chromatic aberration, which means that all colors are not brought to the same focus. This usually shows up as colored fringes at high contrast edges. Unlike aperture and zoom range, you cannot read the lens quality of the camera box. The two best approaches to getting a good lens are: Read reviews, and stick with reputable camera companies like Sony, and Canon.

SONY Alpha a9 Mirrorless Digital Camera: Packed with 24.2 megapixel full-frame sensor, the A9 is the camera that can shoot 20 fps continuos shooting, no blackout viewfinder, and 693-point AF system with 4K video quality. The body has built-in 5-axis image stabilization, helping keep both stills and videos steady.


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