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#WeekendPhotoProject: Photography Reflections

photography reflections

For this week’s #weekendphotoproject, we’re focusing on photography reflections.

Photography reflections are not easy to capture–especially if your subject is moving or the means for reflection isn’t still. You need to plan, to be creative, and be very patient.

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#WeekendPhotoProject: Negative Space

negative space

For this week’s #weekendphotoproject, we’re focusing on negative space.

Negative space is just that–empty space around an object. When used well, it gives more attention to the subject in the frame. Often times there is contrasting color, which increases the visual impact of the negative space.

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#WeekendPhotoProject: Independence Day

fireworks photo tips

For this week’s #weekendphotoproject, we’re focusing on Independence Day!

What is the best way to ensure you enjoy your 4th of July weekend? Spend it with great friends, family, food, and fireworks!

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Tips for the best Father’s Day photos ever!

fathers day photo tips

Father’s Day is coming up–he deserves to have a photo shoot all to himself! We thought we’d gather some of our favorite ideas and tips on taking the best Father’s Day photos ever and share them with you!

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Why printing photos at a real photo lab really is better

omaha photo lab

Our Facebook fan Keven Martin posted his amazing discovery on our wall last week: the photo lab at Rockbrook Camera prints better photos than the leading big box store. First, the image from our competitor:

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#WeekendPhotoProject: Macro textile

weekend photo project

For this week’s weekend photo project, we’re talking about macro textile photography.

Textiles can make for some incredible macro photography–whether it’s fabric, thread, fiber, and so on. You can use a macro lens or extension tubes to get as close as you can.

We’d love to hear what equipment you’re using to capture your macro textile photography in the comments! Share your photos on social media with the hashtag #weekendphotoproject, and feel free to tag us @rockbrookcamera, too! We’d love to share your photo creations!


5 Tips for Better Wildlife Photography

better wildlife photography

Five Tips for Better Wildlife Photography

Obviously it’s important to have the right equipment when shooting nature and wildlife photography, but there’s so much more you need to know before setting foot in the scene!

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Why you need a protective filter for your camera lens

protective filter

There’s so much more to a protective lens filter than its name: “protective.” Whether you’re using a protective filter strictly for protection or for UV glare–filters have many unrealized benefits.

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Mirrorless camera or DSLR camera: which is right for ME?

mirrorless camera

Remember when photography was just about knowing how your camera worked and which film to use for the right occasion? Ok–we all know it’s so much more than that! But now we’re throwing all sorts of new camera types into the mix–like a mirrorless camera–and it’s tough to keep them all straight…let alone know which one is right for you. Join us as we discuss both DSLR and mirrorless cameras and which is right for each type of photographer!

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5+ tips for shooting sports photography

action photography tips

Whether it’s kindergarten soccer or inter-collegiate athletics, sports are a popular subject for photography. With all that fast movement and tricky lighting situations, though, it can be difficult to freeze an athlete in action. Here are a few tricks to boost your sports photography–and help you catch great action shots during any sporting event.

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