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The Definition and Evolution of Artistic Photography

The Definition and Evolution of Artistic Photography

Artistic photography pertains to photographs that are made in accordance to a creative vision. They are meant to display a feeling, state or message instead of calling attention to a recent event or a product like popular counterparts do. This style of photography is all about presenting ordinary objects in extraordinary ways and pointing out different perspectives on a reality. What makes it very engaging is the fact that it can be perceived uniquely by different people, like they would…

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Black and White Photography- The Art of Excellence

Black and White Photography- The Art of Excellence

This fine arts blog is dedicated to an interesting and challenging field of artistic photography- Black and White photography. They enhance emotional substance of the subject make the photo look more artistic. It is considered to be the purest form of photography as the photographer has to rely on composition and form rather than the colors. Black and White photography can be used on different scenes as it is not required to think about the colors that should look good…

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Tips to improve Underwater Photography

Tips to improve Underwater Photography

Of all the different types of photographies, underwater photography is probably the most difficult and challenging to practice. Wonderful colors, unusual shapes and challenging conditions make it all the more interesting to try underwater photography. The common techniques used by professional photographers are swimming, scuba diving and snorkeling. Mostly aquatic life such as fishes and corals are the main subject of photography but shipwrecks, submerged cave system and landscapes also attract photographer’s attentions.   The peaceful beauty of underwater life…

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Things You Need to Know Before You Buy Digital Camera

Things You Need to Know Before You Buy Digital Camera

Digital cameras come in many sizes, colors, brands, zooms, resolutions, playbacks, etc. There are so many features and qualities that are being placed in the devices that buyers’ especially first timers become overwhelmed and dizzy with these outstanding arrays of gadgets. This is even without including the various advertisements and different ratings that are used to promote these products. So what are the things to look for if you want to buy digital camera? To be able to answer these,…

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Indoor macro photography ideas

Indoor macro photography ideas

1. Low lighting Lighting is always an issue indoors so use it to your advantage. Choose an area or location in your house that has good natural lighting, enough to light your subject but not too much that will overpower it. Switch off your flash and any other artificial lighting. This low lighting is going to help you get a moody effect with just natural light. An image doesn’t always need to brightly and evenly lit and shadows will only…

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Metropolitan Museum of Art – Art Museum

Metropolitan Museum of Art – Art Museum

Metropolitan Museum of Art is a great art museum and a must visit destination for every artist out there who likes a taste of fine arts gallery or modern art gallery. This fine arts blog brings you the detail of Metropolitan Museum of Art which is situated on the eastern edge of Central Park in Manhattan, New York.   Metropolitan Museum of Art is the world’s largest encyclopedic and one of the most respected art museums. The name of this…

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DSLR Photography for beginners

DSLR Photography for beginners

DSLRs are complex pieces of photographic equipment and it is easy to get lost or fail to take full advantage of their capabilities. Looking beyond the user aids such as scene modes in entry level DSLRs, they are still capable of stunning results in the hands of a competent photographer even if they come in designer colors. . Scene modes appear helpful but hey apply a one size fits all approach to more complex photographic situations and fail to take…

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Choosing DLSR Lenses

Choosing DLSR Lenses

Buying a DSLR lens based on brand image ignores the range of quality levels often found within a brands range. Most lens manufactures offer range of quality levels from their premium lenses ignoring cost and convenience in search of optical and mechanical performance. Then there are the budget class lenses aimed at more occasional photographers who put greater emphasis on price and convenience. This results in smaller, lighter lenses with greater zoom ranges and smaller maximum apertures. There is a…

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The History of Photography in Lebanon

The History of Photography in Lebanon

The invention of photography in the 19th century came at a time of major developments in the Near and Middle East. So it is not out of place here to recall them so that the context of the development of photography in this region may be better understood. In 1799 the study of Egyptology took a great leap forward thanks to a discovery of great importance. A French officer came across the famous Rosetta Stone, which made possible the deciphering…

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Beginner Photography

Beginner Photography

As a beginner you may have a vast number of photography ideas. What you may be wondering is what technique is best to use with which idea. Before taking a photography course you may wish to try the technique described here. Before you begin list all of your ideas on paper. Sit down and give yourself twenty minutes of uninterrupted time to brainstorm every idea that is saturating your mind. This technique is often called a “brain dump.” You will…

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