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May 2012 - Action Photo School

Image breakdown – Double eXposure

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There is nothing new about shooting skiing at night, but what's different in this photo is the double exposure. By that I mean that this photo was created from two different exposures.  One for the athlete, and another one for the night sky, and the buildings.  This technique works really well, because it creates a lot of depth in the shot.  Instead of having a black backdrop behind the athlete,…

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The finish doesn’t always matter

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Working with great talent is awesome, but really good athletes are the hardest to find. For the most part they don’t even care about random photographers that approach them.  But if you want to improve your portfolio, realize an idea for a shot you have, or even if you just shoot for fun, you can easily approach random athletes and ask to shoot with them.  The “problem” is that very…

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Image Breakdown: Between the trees, Flat Threes.

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Shots composed between trees or other objects always have an extra kick of excitement.  When you take great action, and add some branches, the image is taken up from level 10, and cranked all the way to 11! Photo and Article by Connor Walberg Sure, it may seem like something this simple can't possibly make that much of a difference, but there's something about looking through a window to see…

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