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If you like night photography or just playing with different sorts of long exposures, you'll want to check out this video tutorial from Jason D. Page. Jason shows us how to use two different light painting techniques to create some very interesting photos using light tools. Watch the video "How to Light Paint a Flower."

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In this article, get 9 event photography tips from a working professional photographer in NYC, James Maher. Learn what you need to do at any event to come home with better photos, whether it's a paid gig for you or a family birthday party.

It's time for a new photography challenge. This month, you're going to be playing with light - in the dark! Get a flashlight and let's get started. You can do this, no need for fancy or expensive gear.

Having a good photo storage and backup plan is imperative! Getting it right could mean the difference between total disaster and peace of mind. Here are some tips to help you set up your backup system.

Here is a first look at the new Aurora HDR 2019. New features, faster and better processor. See a quick comparison to LR Merge to HDR, and you decide if Aurora is for you or not.

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