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  • Understanding exposure: The aperture setting (Jason Hahn) – Photofocus – Exposure is the process of choosing the correct settings on your camera to produce a picture that “looks right;” not too bright, not too dark, and sharp where it should be. While your camera will figure all of this out for you, it’s good to know how to take control away from your camera, and make sure it’s making the right choices in each situation.
  • Understanding Bokeh for Beginners (Jason Polak) – Photography Life – Bokeh, also known as “Boke” is one of the most popular subjects in photography. The reason why it is so popular, is because Bokeh makes photographs visually appealing, forcing us to focus our attention on a particular area of the image. The word comes from Japanese language, which literally translates as “blur”.

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These are the first prime lenses new photographers should buy.

The lens market is a minefield, especially for those new to the game, and it can be pretty scary; however, it doesn’t have to be. So, calm down, breathe and follow this guide to see which way you should turn when buying your first prime lenses.

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Portraits with art

This is a very current and modern photographic trend, where the creativity of the photographer plays a fundamental role.

Due to the great impact that these images generate on social platforms, they have become a style whose trend is still high. These photos are created with a piece of art as the focal point and are often one-of-a-kind.

The shot can be focused on a mural, or on a graffiti full of colors, lines and figures linked together. Both creativity and originality are the main drivers of these images. That is why you must put your imagination into practice when creating the photo.

Remember that it is the photographer who creates the image, taking advantage of the facilities provided by his camera.

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The basics of photography composition | Adobe – Get a viewer’s attention with tried-and-true composition techniques that show you where to place your photo’s main subject.

Using the bokeh effect to make a bokeh background – Adobe  – Learn how to get the bokeh effect in photography.
Discover what the bokeh effect and depth of field can do for your shots, and bring that beautiful blur to your next batch of photos.

Application of subtle filters

This type of photography is very popular on Instagram, one of the most popular social networks.

The use and publication of these images is mainly due to the impact they can cause on the different web platforms. Although there are endless effects that you can apply to your photos, the most used are those that do not modify the original image on a large scale.

In this trend of photography, the most used filters are those that soften the lighting of the images. Filters that blur the background are also very popular, as they help to give a different touch to the photo.

Make a duotone effect in 4 steps in Photoshop | Adobe – Whether it’s your favorite band’s avatar or your best friend’s new profile pic, the duotone effect is everywhere. Thankfully, it doesn’t take a full studio to create—all you need is your creativity. 

Learn how graphic artist Erica Larson uses Adobe Photoshop to add color gradients to her images, creating a duotone look.

Lightning and storm photography for beginners | Adobe – Explore the electrifying world of storm and lightning photography.

Learn how to photograph lightning and stay safe while shooting storm pictures. Plus, discover the best settings and tools for creating stunning lightning images and extreme weather shots.