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Online Photography Class – 4 Weeks to Better Photography

Learn the skills to take better photos in this online photography class that walks you step by step through everything you need to know about your camera and getting better shots.

With 4 Weeks to Better Photography. You'll be getting closer to that "Wow" shot after each week.

Natural Light & Off Camera Flash Portrait Lighting Course

For beginner to intermediate photographers who want to learn the skills required for portrait photography using natural light and off camera flash.

It's a natural light and flash workshop combined into one, all online.

Watch a 19 minute sample lesson from the course on lighting patterns for portraits.

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Recent photography articles

It's time to dust off your camera, put on your walking shoes, and get out and shoot for this month's photography challenge. Ready, aim, shoot at 100 paces! Take a friend with you to have even more fun, and enter to win.

In this article, whether you want to do real estate photography professionally or just take photos of your own home, you will get some tips to help you out. This article was graciously written by a member of the Digital Photo Mentor community, David Adshade. He shared some of his fantastic real estate images and I asked if he could give the rest of us some tips. Enjoy!

In this article, I want to do something a bit different and discuss why you should shoot just because, just for the heck of it and be damned what anyone else thinks. Get back to doing photography because you love it, no other reason!

You have all seen those amazing travel photos that grace magazines, newspapers and guidebooks. They are often the reason that people are inspired to go somewhere. They can be beautiful, informative, inspiring or even humorous, but are without doubt an integral part of the travel industry. But how are they captured by the pros? Here are 7 travel photography cheats that you should try.