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5 Quick Light Tricks

5 Quick Light Tricks Confused or intrigued by the phrase ‘Light Tricks’? Well step inside and let us cure that curiosity with our 5 quick light tricks that you can master in just one day! 1. Light Tracing Light Tracing – the art of tracing around an object, with...

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Top 10 Pictures of the Month

Top 10 Pictures – November 2018 Each month the iPhotography™ Gallery sees hundreds of images uploaded by our students. Here are the 10 most popular images from the last 4 weeks: Colors of Acadia National Park Maine by Randy Wayman Here are just a few of the comments...

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12 Days of Christmas Competition 2018

We have so much fun with this every year, we thought it would be great to spread a bit of Christmas sparkle within the gallery and the iPhotography community. So grab your cameras whenever you get a chance and get the family involved, photograph your Christmas...

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New Course iPhotography Light Tricks

Discover over 70 Brand NEW Creative Light Manipulation and Night Photography Tricks. Learn More Join Now What are Light Tricks? We’ve got all the answers right here in our introductory guide to the iPhotography Light Tricks Course. This is going to be the most...

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Firework Photography

Capturing Sparkling Firework Photography Bonfire night is almost upon us, and with that comes the fantastic photographic opportunities of capturing those explosive fireworks. Photographing fireworks is one of the more difficult subjects to capture, but when done...

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Tips, Tricks and Treats for Halloween Photography

Tips, Tricks, and Treats for your ghostly Halloween Photography With Halloween upon us, we thought it would be a great time to practise those spooky shots! Given that Halloween begins as the sun sets, this can become terrifying for us photographers, especially if...

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Black and White Photography Tips & Tricks

Black and White Photography Tips & Tricks Many camera lovers adore black and white photography, and it is often thought of an upper-class style of imagery. It is, after all, the very root of modern photography and can make an image look classical and...

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Basic Editing Workshop

Basic Photography Editing Workshop Basic editing of photographs can be seen by some people as a betrayal to the pure simplicity of photography. But in truth, basic editing, retouching and manipulations have been applied to images since the birth of photography and it...

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World Photo Day

World Photo Day August 19th is World Photo Day.  It’s one of the first dates that the iPhotography™ tutors mark in their calendar every January. Why? World Photo Day is the only day out of 365 days that we, as part of a worldwide photography community, get to...

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Top 100 iPhotographs

The Top 100 iPhotographs A Collection of the Best Images Captured by iPhotography Students from 2012-2018 Over 100,000 photos have been uploaded to the private iPhotography™ Photo Feedback Gallery by our students since our inception in 2012. It’s an integral part of...

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Action and Sports Photography

Top Tips to Improve Your Action and Sports Photography With the World Cup in full flow, we thought we would give you a few sporting ideas to help improve your action and sports photography. Motion photography gives you plenty of opportunities to capture dramatic and...

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Shutter Speed Simplified

Shutter Speed Simplified When it comes to photography there are two main things that you need to get your head around to really understand how you can manipulate your camera to capture the images you want.  These two key points are Shutter Speed and Aperture. By...

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Your Camera Dial Explained

Your Camera Dial – Explained! With so many options on your digital camera dial you can be forgiven for forgetting what they all mean. That’s why most head for the easiest option: AUTO mode! Getting out of auto allows your photography to take the next creative...

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Capturing Father’s Day

Capturing Father's Day DEFINE FATHER: Husband, brother, uncle, superhero, king, spider catcher, protector, saviour, taxi driver, doctor, teacher, entertainer, best friend, coach, mentor, comedian, soldier, provider, legend …a man who brings light to our lives....

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Tips For Getting Natural Smiles Out of Children

Tips For Getting Natural Smiles When Photographing Children   Photographing children can be difficult and often takes more time that you would expect. Be sure that you ask Mum and Dad if they want any particular shots as it can take all day in some cases. Here’s...

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Relaunch Announcement

Welcome to the next generation of photography training from iPhotography™ Exciting updates and enhancements within iPhotography! Over the past 12 months, iPhotography has been busy working behind the scenes to ensure you’re provided with the best ever photography...

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Capturing Mother’s Day

Capturing Mother’s Day DEFINE MOTHER: Wife, Sister, Lover, Housekeeper, lifesaver, chef, mentor, teacher, guardian angel, nurse, coach, storyteller, monster killer, planner, organizer, decorator, crafter, best friend, multi-tasking queen, super woman…...

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International Women’s Day

Celebrating ‘International Women’s Day’ in Photography International Women’s Day is March 8th and we want to help promote this great day by looking into how famous female photographers portray women. There are millions of women across the world who...

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Valentine’s Day Photography Tips

Intimate and Loving Couples Portraits With the most romantic day of the year upon us, Valentine’s Day is always a rush to find the perfect gift to say ‘I love you’ to your husband, wife or partner. But how about trying out something new on 14th February, and use your...

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12 Days of Christmas Winners 2017

12 Days of Christmas Winners 2017 Thank you to all who entered our 12 Days Challenge, you have truly captured the magic of Christmas and entered into the spirit. The tutors have had such a difficult time choosing the concluding selection, so we had to call in Santa’s...

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Photographing Fairy Lights at Christmas

It’s beginning to look a lot ‘light’ Christmas… … and here at iPhotography™ HQ, we are getting ‘fairy’ excited! The days are getting shorter, the weather is turning frosty and most importantly, the soft twinkle of fairy lights are in the air; so, let’s discover...

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Competitions 2017

Exciting News at iPhotographyCourse! It’s Competition and Student Awards Time! iPhotography Competitions Taking place throughout December 2017. Just click the buttons below to place your vote: ★ Photographer of the Year 2017 ★ Most Popular Image of 2017 There are...

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The 12 Days of Christmas Competition

Exciting News at iPhotography™! PRIZES!! The 12 Days of Christmas Competition We are currently calling on all new, talented, budding photographers to have some fun in our Christmas Competition, show off their new skills and have their talent displayed worldwide!...

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Multiple Exposure

Ghostly Halloween - Multiple Exposure Photography Last week, we set you a ‘multiple exposure’ weekend challenge. We were really impressed with those students that got involved and had a go; it was obvious to us which students had worked past Module 14 of the...

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Negative Space in Photography

Negative Space in Photography   Negative space is the area surrounding the main subject in a photograph which is left unoccupied. Put simply, it is the space around the object itself that helps define the positive space (or main focus). When used creatively...

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iPhotography Competition Winners 2016

iPhotography Competition Winners 2016 A few months back iPhotography launched their annual competitions to celebrate and recognise students’ development, achievements, commitment and outstanding work throughout 2016. These competitions included: Photographer of the...

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Photographing Squirrels

The Nuttiest Day of the Year Squirrel Appreciation Day is held on the 21st January. This unusual celebration first began in 2001 in North Carolina by wildlife rehabilitator Christy McKeown, as a way of ensuring seeds and nuts were put out for the little fuzzy rodents....

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Christmas Photography Tips

Christmas Photography Tips The best part of Christmas is ultimately the countdown, this is just as important to photograph as it helps to maintain the memories. Make sure that you’ve got your camera ready when wrapping presents, putting up decorations, decorating...

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12 Days of Christmas Winners

12 Days of Christmas Winners Thank you to all who entered our 12 Days Challenge, you have truly captured the magic of Christmas and entered into the spirit. The tutors have had such a difficult time choosing the concluding selection, so we had to call in Santa’s...

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12 Days of Christmas Challenge

On the 12 days of Christmas iPhotography gave to me…   It’s the most wonderful time of the year… In the build-up to Christmas, as chaos unfolds and the rush of buying last minute gifts begins, it’s easy to get yourself into a little bit of a photo rut and forget...

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Low Key Photography

Low Key Photography Welcome to the Dark Side Low Key photography is one of the most challenging forms of photography, for any range of shooters. Here at iPhotography, we often find our students getting mixed up between Low Key and High Key; therefore, to set things...

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Street Photography Snappin’

Street Photography Snappin’ • Do you want to introduce strong vision within your photography? • Are you looking to shoot hard-hitting, raw and gritty imagery? • Would you like to learn to express yourself (and others) through your work? Well here’s a genre that...

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Special Company Announcement!

Special Company Announcement! A new Mascot is born… Digital Sea Limited has a new furry friend and mascot! We hope you will join in the fun this weekend by playing ‘Guess the Name’. The winner will receive a gift voucher (of their choice) to any of the Digital...

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iPhotography Case Studies

Case Study Competition Winners 2016 A few months back, iPhotography launched a competition to recognise those students’ who have achieved success in photography as a direct result of taking iPhotography Course. Winners were shortlisted by our team of iPhotography™...

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Create Your Own Little World

A step-by-step guide to creating your own ‘little world’ using the Polar Coordinates Filter in Photoshop by Natalia Medd (iPhotography Student) I always liked those round creations which look like your own little world, and wanted to try to make one. I finally did....

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Photographing books

How to Photograph Your Favourite Books We all like to take time out and submerge ourselves in a good book. So at iPhotography this got us thinking, is there any way we can show our appreciation to our favourite books by photographing them? Here’s a few handy hints,...

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Reflection Photography

Reflection Photography Tips Reflection photography is a challenging, special type of photography that requires a decent comprehension of perspective, angles and of course an artistic eye and flair. Reflection photos can be hard to capture because they involve you...

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Festival Photography Tips

Festival Photography Tips It’s festival season, so dig out those wellies and grab your raincoat! Here are a few handy hints for those of you going to any festival this summer. Here at iPhotography™, we want to ensure that you capture all the highlights with your...

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Abstract Shadows

How to Creatively use Shadows within your Photography It’s time to release your inner child and get creative with abstract photography. Using shadows within your photography can not only be fun but also creates some really exciting abstracts. There are lots of...

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Family portraits

Creative and Quirky Family Portrait Tips   Family photograph… yawning already?   Well who wants a regular family portrait these days? Here at iPhotography™ we are stretching boundaries, pushing limits and “getting funky with it”… as Dad would say. Brace...

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“What is Abstract Photography?”

What is Abstract Photography? Abstract photography… it’s a bit like marmite, you either love it or hate it. But let us consider why that is? Abstract photography can be intimidating to photographers because of the amount of freedom that comes with it. The rules...

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