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Need Some Holiday Ideas? Well, December is here. That usually means traveling to see family, lots of get-togethers, gift exchanges, and a festive feeling all-around. We all know that this year will be like no other Holiday season that we have had in the past.  This is a time to get more creative and to enjoy the holiday season in a different way. As you know, a lot of things got done online this year. Did you know that Christmas parties and gift exchanges can be held virtually as well? Secret Santa is a website that organizes virtual gift exchanges...

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There are many different composition techniques when it comes to photography. There is the rule of thirds, leading lines, negative space, and so much more.  Did you know that filling the frame is a composition technique used in photography? Filling the frame means that you fill your composition, or frame, with a subject and leave minimal space around it.  You can achieve this by moving in close to your subject, zooming with your camera, or cropping when editing your photo.  Do you like the effect of filling the frame? Will you try it? P.S. Join our Facebook group Shoot Like...

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Do you know all the features your phone offers? There are countless smartphones out there. Different brands offer different models of phones and operating systems at various price ranges.  Did you research in detail your phone before buying it? Did you get it handed down from a friend or family member? Are you wondering if you are using it to its full potential? No matter how you got your phone, chances are it probably offers more features than you think. One great way to find out about your specific phone is to watch video tutorials on Youtube. Type the brand...

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Why take square photos? Most smartphones give you the option of shooting photos in a variety of formats. We typically shoot our photos in 4:3 ratio and that is the default format of most phones.  Have you ever tried taking square photos? They give an interesting feeling of symmetry and even a vintage look. You can always crop your photos into a square format, but it’s always best to compose and shoot your image in the square option offered on your phone’s features.  Instagram posts square photos and will crop your photo to fit their format. So, if you’re shooting...

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Everyone likes to take selfies. Sometimes your arm gets in the way. Sometimes pressing the shutter button creates shake. One cool way to take better selfies is to put your camera on the self-timer feature. This way you get some time to position yourself and pose for your selfie! The self-timers on camera phones are typically offered in 3-second format and 10-second format. Choose whichever suits your circumstances. For even better selfies, set your phone on a tripod and the timer on 10-seconds. You can then position yourself away from your phone and get more of you in the shot. ...

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