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Author: Rhiannon D'Averc

How to Get Your Work Published in Magazines Through Online Submission

Many of us dream of seeing our work in print. It’s a mark of achievement, that says you’ve managed a certain level of quality that others appreciate. It’s also something that you can use as part of your portfolio, not to mention sounding very impressive to your peers. Getting there, however, is not always easy. If you have always wanted to see your work in magazines but don’t know where to start, or haven’t been successful yet, here are some steps to follow to success.

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Poisonous Plants for Landscape Photographers to Avoid

If you are wandering around the planet looking for fantastic landscapes to shoot, your eyes will probably be on the horizon – not on the floor. This may mean that you end up stumbling into some plants that you would do better to avoid. While everyone knows the perils of stinging nettles, there are fates far more dangerous that might await you in woodland or even out on the plains. There are plants everywhere that have natural defence mechanisms against being plucked or eaten by humans, which could have nasty consequences for you.

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Masters of Photographer: Joel Meyerowitz – Review 5/5

Joel Meyerowitz is certainly considered one of the modern masters of street photography, which makes it easy to see why his name is attached to a course called “Masters of Photography”. This course consists of online video lessons which you can watch in your own time, at your own pace. I gave it a try, and these are my thoughts after having completed it.

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Beautiful Landscapes Within an Hour’s Journey from London

London is a true modern city, with skyscrapers and monuments everywhere you turn. Glass-fronted office buildings soar into the sky alongside Victorian architecture that has been immortalised by Dickens. But if you know where to go, there are plenty of beautiful landscapes waiting to be shot within an hour’s journey. Follow these tips and see what a day trip can add to your portfolio!

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The Best Cityscape Angles in London

Cityscapes can be just as interesting as landscapes – and when the city is a famous one, it takes on a special significance. It’s no wonder, then, that London’s skyline is a popular bucket list spot for photographers from around the world. But how do you get the best cityscape shots when you arrive? Here is a guide to some of the best locations and angles you can take to bring London to life in your images – and to make your viewers feel as if they are there themselves.

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Why Shooting on Rail Tracks is too Dangerous to Attempt

How many times have you seen a shot of a model posed on railway tracks, capturing that sense of departure and romance, creating a moody or wild look? The fact that this is such a common type of shot to find in a portrait photographer’s portfolio is one good reason why you shouldn’t bother yourself with it. But there are plenty of landscape photographers who try for this kind of shot, too, and we often shoot the same locations as many others before us. For that reason, we tend to be less leery about trying to find something ‘new’ and unique, and more aware of creating a great shot.

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How to Photograph Landscapes from Inside a Moving Vehicle

Photographing landscapes is usually best done on a trip. Whether you go overseas or explore your home country, you will be able to find new and exciting destinations and vistas that you have never seen before. A road trip is an even better chance to grab some new scenes. You will cover far more distance, which means opportunities abound. But when you’re on a tight schedule, there isn’t always time to capture all of the shots that you want by getting out of the vehicle and setting up the camera.

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Glass Filters vs Resin Filters: Which is Best?

When it comes to setting up your equipment, you have a lot of choices to make. Do you go Nikon or Canon? What type of lenses should you start off with? One of the other choices that need to be made is what kind of filter you use. Actually, this is a series of different choices: neutral density? Coloured filters? Graduated? Ultra-violet? Infra-red? There are so many things to think about, and that’s before you even get into the fact that you can pick up your filters in either glass or resin.

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