Dogs

How To Get Amazing Bokeh and Shallow Focus Shots With A Cheap 50mm Lens

Posted July 29, 2014 by Len Rapoport

hat beautiful out of focus background with beautiful light patterns in photos is called Bokeh Shallow Focus is a technique that selects the small portion of your subject to be in sharp focus and letting the remainder of the subject go soft. You will learn how to use these methods to produce beautiful photos in […]

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Animals & Pets

How To Take Amazing Photos At The Zoo

Posted April 12, 2012 by John Soule

hotographing animals at the local zoo can be both fun and a challenge. The best time to catch some of the outdoor subjects is when the temperatures are not so cold that the animals remain indoors and not so hot that they just lay under a shady tree motionless. As we approach the end of […]

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How To

Photographing Arizona Part 1, Tips and Techniques

Posted August 20, 2013 by John Soule

This article, the first of two on Arizona, provides some tips and techniques used by the pros for capturing amazing images.

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Exhibits

After Photoshop: Manipulated Photography in the Digital Age

Posted September 26, 2012 by pressrelease

September 25, 2012—May 27, 2013  Exhibition Location: Joyce and Robert Menschel Hall for Modern Photography Press Viewing: Tuesday, October 9, 10 a.m.–noon  After Photoshop, an addendum to the exhibition Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop, continues the conversation about the ways in which photographers have used the tools of their day to manipulate images. This installation […]

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Photography

Streets of Dhaka: Photo Essay Workshop

Posted January 28, 2014 by pressrelease

PRESS RELEASE Monday, 26 January 2014 First Light Institute of Photography, Narayanganj, Bangladesh 7– 15 March 2014 Workshops and Photography Shoots ‘Making Photo Essays of the Street’ with David Bathgate and GMB Akash “Like an onion, cities are made up of many layers.  At first glance it is only complexity and chaos.  Only when one stops […]

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How To

How To Produce Stunning Panoramic Images With Any Camera

Posted August 6, 2012 by Len Rapoport

Featured Image above is the middle shot of a three shot series that produced the panoramic image below.  or a number of years I have been fasinated by panoramic images. Years ago before we had software like Photoshop to help make producing these images easy, you had to own an expensive panoramic camera like a […]

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How To

Underwater Photography – staying dry

Posted January 23, 2012 by John Soule

Baby – it’s cold outside!  It is during the cold winter months here in Maryland that I tend to capture more shots indoors where the weather is not as forbidding.  And, what better place than the local aquarium where you are able to capture underwater marine life, be warm and stay dry – what a combination!  But, […]

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Events

How To Shoot Fireworks 4th of July Celebration

Posted July 6, 2013 by Len Rapoport

IMPress Magazine covers the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 2013. Parade route, photos and video are included in our review.

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Photography

‘A Visual Voyage’ – Travel Photography Workshop with Wil Thimister and GMB Akash

Posted March 24, 2014 by pressrelease

PRESS RELEASE Monday, 31 March 2014 First Light Institute of Photography, Narayanganj, Bangladesh 2-9 May 2014 Workshops and Photography Shoots The goal of this workshop is to capture the flavor of a culture and its people; to provide methods, tips and techniques that will catapult participants to the next level in their photography skill set. […]

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