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Digital Photography School

27 Hot Images that Incorporate the Color Red

Fall in the northern hemisphere can be very colorful and bright. Red is everywhere, look around you. Using this color in composition can be tricky. Here are 27 images that do it successfully:

Shadi Samawi

By Shadi Samawi

Moyan Brenn

By Moyan Brenn

Smilla4

By smilla4

Riccardo Cuppini

By Riccardo Cuppini

Richard Clark (Digimist)

By Richard Clark (Digimist)

Darwin Bell

By darwin Bell

ELKayPics

By eLKayPics

Oli4.D

By Oli4.D

SantaRosa OLD SKOOL

By SantaRosa OLD SKOOL

Darwin Bell

By darwin Bell

Lenchensmama.

By lenchensmama.

Darwin Bell

By darwin Bell

Photophilde

By photophilde

Sonny Abesamis

By Sonny Abesamis

Susanne Nilsson

By Susanne Nilsson

S Vivek

By S Vivek

Darwin Bell

By darwin Bell

K2D2vaca

By K2D2vaca

Karol Franks

By Karol Franks

Ed Suominen

By Ed Suominen

Thomas Hawk

By Thomas Hawk

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Start Making Photographs to Become a Better Photographer

If you are an avid reader of this site, most likely you are a photography enthusiast wanting to learn more and advance your craft. If you really care about doing so, it is time to stop taking snapshots and start making photographs to become a better photographer.

Taking versus making can be a question of semantics; that’s why I prefer to call it snapshot versus photograph. But beyond semantics, in my humble opinion, you graduate as a photographer the moment you start making photos instead of taking them, regardless of the results. But wait, regardless of the results? Well, not really. Of course, you want great photos. What I mean by that is that you’ll progress in your craft the moment you start thinking about your photos, your vision, and how to reflect it with your image. The results could be bad or good, but you are thinking as a photographer. When you start thinking as a photographer, the results will come, sooner or later.

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A Brief Introduction to Lightroom

A Brief Introduction to Lightroom

Lightroom’s Book module lets you create photo books to publish using Blurb’s print on demand printing service.

Since the first version was released over eight years ago, Lightroom has become the go-to software for many photographers, both hobbyist and professional. But if you’re new to Lightroom you may be wondering exactly what it does, what you would use it for, and how it differs from other well known programs like Photoshop.

What is Lightroom?

Lightroom is part Raw converter, part photo processor (yes, you can edit JPEG and TIFF files in Lightroom too), and part photo organizer. The latter task is often referred to as digital asset management (or DAM for short).

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