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Lessons in Photography and Life from The Duck

Every now and then, we like going through the What The Duck archives. They’re so amazingly spot on and we often find ourselves laughing out loud. Here are four lessons from The Duck: 1. You’ll have a hard time finding something that insults a photographer more than being told, Those are nice pictures! That must […]

Weekly Linkies, 09/01/08

Put Your Picture on the Cover of a Lonely Planet Travel GuidePhotopreneurCompetition ends on September 8 so you best get moving if you want to join. Here’s What I Think of Your PicturesA Photo EditorRob tells you what he thinks of your pictures: “I want to see something real. I want to see something I […]

Weekly Linkies, 08/21/08

Congratulations, Leah and Samantha! Thanks to everyone who joined the photography book giveaway! It was so great hearing from you guys. We took note of your article suggestions and we will be writing about those soon enough. In the meantime, we direct you to some good reads around the Internets. Creating Your Own Photography BlogPhotocritic.orgNothing […]

Weekly Linkies, 08/13/08

Hi, folks. This is Lisa again with our not-so-weekly weekly linkies. This week we’ve got contests galore on our usual haunts that you might want to join. The prizes are pretty cool. But before we get to that, I’d just like to share that we recently got featured on my.yahoo.com.To the new susbcribers, hello! Welcome […]

Beyond Megapixels after 9 Months

Hello, Beyond Megapixels readers! This is a miraculous day around these parts because it’s going to be a two-post day. (Pause for collective gasp.) I know, I know. It’s unbelievable. Anyway, we have some free time right now so I figured now would be a good time to give you readers an update on how […]

Some Lighting Tips for Beginners

One important thing that separates snapshots from creative portraits is learning to work with directional light. Directional light can mean anything from off-camera lighting set-ups to a window with sunlight streaming through it. Below are some examples on how you can make directional light work for you. FORM AND TEXTURE Form and texture are basic […]

Weekly Linkies, 06/22/08

Your Guide to Buying Old Film CamerasEpic Edits WeblogJeff and I have been on a bit of a film kick again lately. This article is a must-read if you’re planning on going back to film anytime soon.Portrait Lighting Cheat Sheet CardDIYPhotography.netUdi just all around rocks it with this article. Lighting for portraits made simple. Photography […]

Weekly Linkies, 06/14/08

As you may have noticed, we’ve been posting a lot more regularly these days. Your feedback on the comments section has been a major inspiration for us, so to those that came out and let us know that we’ve helped you out and to those who asked questions, thank you. You’re awesome. We’re planning on […]

Not-so-Weekly Linkies: Photography Must-Reads, Part III

Things to read over the weekend: The SLR Camera: Then and Now 25 Ways to Jump Start Photography Inspiration Photography Niches You Never Considered The CentralPark.com Photo Contest Big and Tasty Food Photography Tips Roundup How to Hold Your Digital Camera, The Ultimate Guide Have a great one! Related Posts:Weekly Linkies: Photography Must-ReadsWeekly Linkies: Photography […]

Weekly Linkies: Photography Must-Reads, Part II

Learn to Tag and Keyword PhotosThis will save you a whole lot of trouble in the long run, believe me. If I had started out properly with the tagging and keywording, I wouldn’t have to attempt to do it to thousands of photos all at the same time now. Sigh. The Most Expensive Photographs Ever […]