Author Archives: Mac Alyea

About Mac Alyea

I am Dylan "Mac" Alyea. I have a passion for photographing everything I see. When I walk down the street I imagine how things could fill a frame and fit inside of my camera. My goal with photography is to constantly see things differently and hone my craft. I love photography so much and I want you to love it equally. I hope my advice can help you get better and fall more in love with this amazing medium.website: www.alyeaphoto.cominstagram: instagram.com/alyeaphoto/

Abstract photography is a wonderful way to express yourself by taking photos that appeal to you– allowing you to create your own style of art. To define abstract photography, remember that it is a non-objective and non-concrete type of photography that does not rely on traditional subjects. Like other forms of abstract …

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The F-stop is part of the three components that make up the exposure triangle in photography. The F-stop refers to the aperture setting, otherwise known as the command that controls the size of the opening that allows light into the camera. If you’re just venturing into photography (or bought a new camera), you …

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Architectural photography can offer its fair share of challenges. The lighting is unpredictable, buildings have a way of tilting and people always seem to be in the shot. But have no fear, architectural photography can be conquered. We have come up with some solid tips to help you with your architectural photography. …

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An in-depth discussion on comparing the 50mm 1.8 vs. 1.4 so you know which one is best for you! When it comes to prime camera lenses, the 50mm lens is a classic. It’s the lens that everyone shoots on when they first take black and white photography in high school. It’s the …

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Introduction In this article, I am going to give you some practical ideas to help with one-month baby photography. I will also try to guide you in baby photography in general and give some pointers I have learned over the years. There is no need to be afraid of baby photography and …

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Backing up your photos is a must these days. Since there are no longer hard copies of photos, digital copies of photographs must be guarded like gold. In this article, I will explain why it is so important to keep your files in multiple places. I will also talk about different ways …

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Introduction We talk a a lot about prime lenses on Coles classroom. But when it comes down to price, lots of people can only afford to buy one prime lens. Although primes are wonderful and produce sharp stunning images, they can lack some functionality. The main thing being that you don’t have …

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Are you already familiar with the work of these famous photographers? Photography like any art, should not be practiced in an echo chamber. In order to become better at your craft you need to see what other artists are doing. This is how people grow and hone their specific skill set. Trying …

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For those of you who have never heard of Pixieset, get excited. For those who already use it, I strongly recommend reading this to find out all that Pixieset can offer you. In a nutshell the website allows photographers to share large files with clients for a monthly fee. But unlike other …

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What is a DSLR anyway? What do you think of when you hear the term DSLR? You possibly think of the family camera that collects dust in the computer room. Or one of those large cameras that you see professional photographers using on the football field. But do you really know how …

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