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  • Shallow vs Deep DOF: Storytelling in Photography
    #503 Welcome back everyone, thanks for joining in today! I appreciate all of the amazing support! We’re going to be looking at depth of field and how your f/stop can help or hinder your storytelling. This article is great for beginners or professionals because it’s widely being taught that bokeh is a necessity, rather than […]

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How Picasso Softens His Dynamic Symmetry Lines

#502 How’s everyone doing today? Welcome back and thanks for the amazing support! Today we are going to see how Picasso uses dynamic symmetry to organize his composition like a master. The grid might seem rigid for some artists, but the lines can be softened while still locking into the grid. We’ll see exactly how...

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Vikings S05E01 – ANALYZED CINEMA

#498 Welcome back everybody, huge thanks for the continued support! You keep in-depth articles like this coming. Much love! As artists, we can learn a lot from cinematography. If a film has an experienced cinematographer, like P.J. Dillon of Vikings, they will present the majority of scenes with nice lighting, composition, and design. All which...

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Different Composition Styles in Street Photography

#497 Much love for all of the amazing support everyone! You keep this blog going and I appreciate it so much! Today we are going to take a look at the composition styles of some of the best street photographers. Are they tight, loose, or primarily subject-based with their compositions? What techniques are they incorporating...

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Rule of Thirds vs Dynamic Symmetry Video [Fun Analogy and Tips]

#496 Thanks for all of the continued support everyone, welcome back! I’ve got a new video for everyone to enjoy today. This time we compare the rule of thirds grid to dynamic symmetry grids in a fun analogy video. Understanding the difference will help guide our mastery of composition in our photography and art. We’ve
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Color Theory Inspired by Birds

#495 Welcome back everyone, thanks for joining in today! I appreciate all of the support! Today we are going to be taking a very close look at birds for color theory, and comparing them to famous photos and paintings. Doing this will allow us to learn and be inspired by Mother Nature. Connecting the dots...

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How the Subject’s Gaze Can Control the Frame

#492 Hey everyone, welcome back to another insightful article! Thanks a ton for all of the continued support, I can’t say that enough! Today we are going to see how the gaze of your subject can control the frame of the image. Yes, actually control it! Gaining this insight allows you to affect the viewer...

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The Photography Composition of Horst P. Horst [Techniques]

#487 Welcome back everyone, much love for all of the support! Today we are going to be taking a close look at the photo compositions created by Horst P. Horst, a master of his time. I had never heard of, or seen his work until I was flipping through an art book with old Vogue...

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Photography Composition with Irving Penn [Top 5 Techniques]

#485 How’s everyone doing today? Welcome back to another amazing article, huge thanks for the continued support! You keep this blog going 😀 We’re going to be look at the photography composition of Irving Penn, a remarkable photographer from New Jersey, PA. Specifically, we are going to be covering the top five techniques he uses...

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Annie Leibovitz: Group Photo Composition [Techniques]

#484 Today we’ve got another amazing article for artistic photographers! Thanks so much for all of the support everyone, much love! Annie Leibovitz and her crew recently got into some Photoshop trouble when this celebrity group photo was released. The Photoshop job on it was evidently sloppy and left Oprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon with...

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Sydney Australia Gallery: The Best Paintings – Part One

#478 How’s everyone doing today? I hope you are enjoying the holidays! Much love for all of your continued support, I appreciate you all! Today we are going to take a look at most of the photos I took at the Art Gallery NSW, which is in Sydney Australia. I was thinking of you all...

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