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  • This guide will help you navigate the sometimes complicated process of using other artists' photos as references for your own drawings, paintings, and other artworks, including what the best places and methods are for finding good material as well as how to avoid copyright infringement.

    How Artists Can Use Photos for Inspiration Without Violating Copyright

    How Artists Can Use Photos for Inspiration Without Violating Copyright

    by robertsloan218

  • The warmer summer months have brought with it many colourful birds, including cardinals and common yellowthroats. This photo essay shows the bounty of birds found in Kingston, Ontario in the summer.

    Summer Birds in Kingston, Ontario: A Photo Essay

    Summer Birds in Kingston, Ontario: A Photo Essay

    by Simon Lam2

  • Good quality photos enhance an article, blog or other web page. Composition, exposure, focusing, depth of field and perspective are just some issues which should be considered when taking photos

    How to Take Better Pictures on Your Phone or Camera

    How to Take Better Pictures on Your Phone or Camera

    by Eugene Brennan42

  • Blur the background in photos, and you will make your subjects stand out, focus your viewer's attention and make your photos look more professional. Perfect for portrait or macro photography.

    How to Take a Photo With a Blurred Background

    How to Take a Photo With a Blurred Background

    by Kymberly Fergusson37

  • I can think of more things I have heard unthinking people say to my husband and me as photographers, but I wanted to keep the list short. Here it is, things you should not say to a photographer.

    10 Things You Should Never Say to a Photographer

    10 Things You Should Never Say to a Photographer

    by Denise McGill72

  • There were still many birds around in the fall in the Kingston area, including mourning doves to American goldfinches. This photo essay shows the variety of birds found in the cooler autumn season.

    Fall Birds in Kingston, Ontario: A Photo Essay

    Fall Birds in Kingston, Ontario: A Photo Essay

    by Simon Lam4

  • If you are looking for ways to grab your child's attention for the perfect photo, then look no further. I know exactly what it is like to have a crazy toddler who just won't sit still. Here are some tips and tricks to have one smooth family photo shoot that won't make you say "shoot".

    Tips and Tricks: How to Grab Your Child's Attention for Family Photos

    Tips and Tricks: How to Grab Your Child's Attention for Family Photos

    by QCmom0

  • To start a photography business you need the ability to take pictures of family that people love, a few business skills and a heap of passion. I'll show money is not needed for a successful start-up.

    How to Start a Photography Business With No Money

    How to Start a Photography Business With No Money

    by John Lyons16

  • Forget your cell phone "selfies" and take your self portraits to a whole new level of professionalism and creativity!

    How to Take a Great Self Portrait

    How to Take a Great Self Portrait

    by Victoria Anne30

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