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11 Tips for Better Candid Photography

Candid styles of photography are increasingly becoming popular both in general day to day photography but also in formal photographic situations. Last time I was asked to photograph a wedding the couple actually hired me purely to take paparazzi style shows of them and their guests throughout the day. They had another photographer for the …

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5 Must-Know Tips for Night Photography

Making pictures by night is a curious practice. While specialists of this subject embrace it as a deep-seated passion and have a never-ending quest for technical and creative advancement, those more familiar with daytime photography are often unaware that tried and true photography rules often need to be adapted or even overlooked at night. With …

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8 Tips To Grow Basil On Your Own

These easy strategies will help you finally grow the big, bushy basil plants you’ve always dreamed of to harvest all summer long! Basil is a fragrant, delicious, warm-weather annual herb that has a home in almost every summer garden. Whether you’re looking to fuel your pesto addiction, enjoy a Caprese salad with your home-grown tomatoes, or you …