Photography Tips


Shoot in the Shade

Shoot in the Shade


Posted By on Jun 29, 2016

Shooting parade pictures this weekend? Scout out the parade route and look for a spot where a building may help shade the faces of participants. Be sure to scout at the same time of day the parade will take place.

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Use BIG Pictures

Use BIG Pictures


Posted By on Mar 7, 2016

“Focus on the real point of the story. That may mean cutting some copy or throwing some pictures away in order to let a few images dominate.” —David LaBelle

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Wonder where great stories come from? Photographer David LaBelle says every image and situation you pass at work or on the street leads to something else. “There is no substitute for curiosity,” says David. During a recent editorial institute in Portland, he shared insights on visual storytelling with statewide magazine editors from across the nation. “Write about things people really care about: family, faith, food, health and...

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Your camera sits patiently, ready for the perfect shot. But your subject would look so much better doing [fill in the blank]. Should you ask them to add action to the scene? No, advises Assistant Editor Mike Teegarden.

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