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3 Basic Rules for Great Candid Photography

Candid photography is the art of consistently shooting pictures of people in natural unposed moments and actions. Candid moments can often capture the unique moments that reflect the true nature of the subjects rather than an image that posed shots portray – so instead of a photo of the family standing in a row looking surprised by a flash, you catch them all laughing together in a tender happy moment.

Candids are also the more difficult photos to take and are more often taken by accident and luck, rather than by using any definite technique. Professional photojournalists and documentary/lifestyle photographers on the other hand make a living by knowing how to shoot these types of photographs in a consistent manner. This post talks about 3 simple techniques one can use to capture candid photos in a consistent manner.

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Portrait Photography using Fill Flash in 3 Easy Steps

Our second Two-minute Tutorial #2 -- How to take pro-quality portrait photographs using a fill flash.

This tutorials shows you how to take great portraits indoors using a fill flash. A fill flash is a flash is used so that it doesn’t overpower the background and instead just ‘fills’ in shadow areas, while the photo captures much of the ambient light. This results in a much more natural looking portrait which doesn’t look like a ‘paprazzi’ shot of a celebrity at a party.

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