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Using a Limited Color Palette

We are visual gluttons, and color distracts us. Here’s how to help your viewer access your images through a limited color palette.

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Dochula Pass Bhutan monochrome landscape layered landscape black and white clouds Himalayas copyright Aloha Lavina 2012

Keep it Simple

As we grow in photography, we may forget the beauty of basics. Keeping compositions simple can help you make memorable images.

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Bhutan Gangtey mountains color camp dwarf bamboo yak herders tent copyright Aloha Lavina

Week 18 Module: Make Postcards with Your Travel Photos!

Have you ever wanted to send someone a postcard but wished your photo could be what’s on the card? Well, here’s how to turn your amazing travel photos into postcards you can send.

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Bhutan archer archery national sport of Bhutanese sunset Paro silhouette copyright Aloha Lavina

Week 15 Module: Silhouettes

Silhouettes are some of the most stunning photographs you can make. Find out how to make them with these five simple tips.

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Week 14 Module: Photographing Architecture

Photographing buildings can be fun and interesting and allows you to hone your eye for the beautiful and harmonious. Here’s a module showing you how.

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Editor’s Picks from Weeks 11 and 12

Gorgeous photos from the Imagine That Photography Tribe from our weeks 11 and 12 modules Bokeh Baby! and Adding a Texture. Check them out.

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Burma Myanmar rice field worker harvesting rice harvest Southeast Asia Burmese copyright Aloha Lavina

Week 13 Module: A Stranger’s Story

Character, beauty, story. These are some things photography can reveal in portraits. This week, try your hand at street photography with these tips.

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Week 12 Module: How to add a grunge texture to a photograph

Find out how to add a texture to your photograph on Photoshop to get a grunge effect. Grunge textures can help you add drama and push attention to a specific part of the image.

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Stripped to its Essence: the Beauty of Black and White

Take a look at why you need a little monochrome madness. Stripped to its essence, a monochrome photograph forces you to be creative, to interpret the world as you will in this most unrealistic way of seeing.

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Week 11 Module: Bokeh Baby!

Sometimes, blur is beautiful. Find out how to make creative photos with bokeh.

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monochrome using iPhone 4s copyright Aloha Lavina

Week 10 Module: Monochrome Madness

Get mad about monochrome! Find out ways to make your black and white images speak volumes, this week in our Imagine That Photography Tribe Week 10 Module.

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Editor’s Picks: Week 8 Module Finding Your Balance

We’ve got street photography, landscape, abstraction, nature photography and some macro. Check out this beautiful collection of images from our Week 8 Module, “Finding Your Balance.”

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natural light portrait copyright Aloha Lavina

Week 9 Module: Portrait with Light from One Window

Here’s a simple way to set up and shoot some natural light portraits. All you need is some light streaming through a window and you’ll be channeling Rembrandt.

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Imagine That Photography Tribe Module 7 A Sense of Place

Photo Essay: A Lens in Little India, Singapore

Photo Essay: A Lens in Little India, Singapore by Vincent Ng, Imagine That Photography Tribe Member

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Imagine That Photography Tribe Module 7 A Sense of Place

Photo Essay: Lunch Break at Uni Texas, Austin

Photo Essay: Lunch Break at Uni Texas, Austin by Cyndi Louden, Imagine That Photography Tribe Member

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