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Copyright Workflow for Photographers: Registration Using Paper Forms
By Christopher S. Reed
Nov 17, 2014
Although electronic registration is the preferred (and faster) method to register your images, the Copyright Office still accepts paper forms for people who prefer to file that way and for people who are registering a group of published images (a paper form is the only way to register a group of published images, at least for now). This chapter from Copyright Workflow for Photographers: Protecting, Managing, and Sharing Digital Images walks you through the application process using paper forms.
Master Composition in Your Travel and Street Photography
By John Batdorff
Nov 13, 2014
John Batdorff shows you how to make a stronger and more compelling composition, covering the rule of thirds, lines, curves, patterns, layers, color, and other compositional tools to create more captivating images, in this chapter from Travel and Street Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots.
Introduction to Jay Maisel's Light, Gesture, and Color
By Jay Maisel
Nov 5, 2014
"Finding light, gesture, and color is a little bit like trying to hold water in the palm of your hand. If you squeeze, it’s gone. If you’re patient, it will stay." In this excerpt from Light, Gesture, and Color, Jay Maisel shares his thoughts on these three aspects of photography.
Jay Maisel on Color
By Jay Maisel
Nov 5, 2014
Photographer Jay Maisel shares the stories behind some of his photographs, in this excerpt from Light, Gesture, and Color.
The Do’s and Don’ts When Photographing Pets
By Alan Hess
Oct 20, 2014
Whether you're photographing cats, lizards, horses, or birds, Alan Hess offers some great tips for getting the best photos from your shoot, in this excerpt from Pet Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots.
Scott Kelby's Photo Recipe: Shooting a Starry Sky
By Scott Kelby
Sep 15, 2014
In this excerpt from The Digital Photography Book, Part 5, Scott Kelby shows you how to get spectacular shots of starry skies.
Scott Kelby's Photo Recipe: Photographing Animals
By Scott Kelby
Sep 12, 2014
Photographing animals in a zoo can be tricky. In this excerpt from The Digital Photography Book, Part 5, Scott Kelby offers some tips for how to get some good shots.
Scott Kelby on Keeping Your Camera Gear Dry Outdoors
By Scott Kelby
Sep 11, 2014
In this excerpt from The Digital Photography Book, Part 4, Scott Kelby tips you off to an always-with-you solution for keeping your gear dry.
Scott Kelby on Shooting Concerts and Events
By Scott Kelby
Sep 10, 2014
Taking pics at a concert? Scott Kelby shows you how to capture the moment in this excerpt from The Digital Photography Book, Part 3.
Scott Kelby on What to Use Your Histogram For
By Scott Kelby
Sep 9, 2014
In this excerpt from The Digital Photography Book, Part 2, Scott Kelby shows you the one thing he regularly uses the histogram for.
Scott Kelby on Taking Great Photos of Newborn Babies
By Scott Kelby
Sep 8, 2014
In this excerpt from The Digital Photography Book, Part 1, Scott Kelby shares some newborn photography tricks he learned from world-class photographer David Ziser.
Scott Kelby's Photo Recipe: Finding Simplicity in a Busy Outdoor Scene
By Scott Kelby
Sep 5, 2014
In this excerpt from The Digital Photography Book, Part 5, Scott Kelby shows you one trick for simplifying a busy scene.
Scott Kelby on The Trick for Shooting at Night
By Scott Kelby
Sep 4, 2014
In this excerpt from The Digital Photography Book, Part 4, Scott Kelby shares his exposure trick for shooting at night.
Scott Kelby on How to Clean a Camera Lens
By Scott Kelby
Sep 3, 2014
In this excerpt from The Digital Photography Book, Part 3, Scott Kelby explains the best way to clean your lens.
Scott Kelby on How to Shoot Fog
By Scott Kelby
Sep 2, 2014
In this excerpt from The Digital Photography Book, Part 2, Scott Kelby shows you how adjusting your exposure will help you take great pictures of fog.
Scott Kelby on Which Lenses to Use for Shooting Sports
By Scott Kelby
Sep 1, 2014
In this excerpt from The Digital Photography Book, Part 1, Scott Kelby shows you how to go light with only two lenses for shooting sporting events.
Scott Kelby on Making Your Flash Fire Every Time
By Scott Kelby
Aug 29, 2014
In this excerpt from The Digital Photography Book, Part 4, Scott Kelby shares his surefire alternative to "line of sight" methods for firing flash.
Scott Kelby's Photo Recipe: Dramatic Sunset Portrait
By Scott Kelby
Aug 29, 2014
In this excerpt from The Digital Photography Book, Part 5, Scott Kelby shares details on how to get a great sunset portrait.
Scott Kelby on The Pro Trick for Better-Looking People Shots
By Scott Kelby
Aug 28, 2014
Scot Kelby offers a quick and easy trick for getting better looking people shots with a flash, in this excerpt from The Digital Photography Book, Part 3.
Scott Kelby on Six Quick Tips for Fixing Facial Challenges
By Scott Kelby
Aug 27, 2014
In this excerpt from The Digital Photography Book, Part 2, Scott Kelby offers six tips for photographing facial features such as a big nose, round face, wrinkles, or big ears.

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