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5 Top Photo Tips & Articles From An Award-Winning Author & Photographer

Andrew Darlow wants to share with you 5 of his favourite, and most useful, photography articles.

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5 Top Photo Tips & Articles From An Award-Winning Author & Photographer : Balloons


For more than ten years, Andrew Darlow, a professional photographer and author of four award-winning books, has been sharing tips and news about all things related to photography on his website - His advice ranges from tips on using photo editing software to managing hardware and everything in between! Andrew has compiled a list of 5 popular topics to share with ePz which you can learn more about below. 

1. How to Protect Any Camera LCD For About The Cost Of A Sandwich

Not everyone likes screen protectors but they are a great way to stop LCD screens from getting scratched and damaged. Andrew is a big fan of them and in a short tutorial, shows you how to install these reasonably priced accessories. (They're also great for smartphones, too.)

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2. How to Display Your File Names (and Much More) Over Your Photos in Lightroom Classic CC

Learn some of the basics of Lightroom with the help of this tutorial that shows you how to display important information about each photo, video or other image files in the Library Module just above each photo you open in Lightroom Classic CC. 

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3. Free PDF Guide On How To Manage Your Media Cards (SD, CF, XQD, etc.)

It might not be something you think you need tips on, but when you're managing several memory cards, you can soon forget which are full and what memory cards were used when. Plus, the guide is free and who doesn't like free things? 

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4. How To Get Great Photos At Balloon Festivals & Related Events

Festivals are great places to capture photographs, but knowing what kit to take and where to go to capture the best images can be tricky for newbies. Andrew primarily covers balloon festivals in the article, but some of the advice can be used at other events, such as music festivals and county or state fairs and shows.

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5. Hands-On Review Of Excire Search: A Groundbreaking Search & Auto Keyword Tool For Lightroom

Another Lightroom-themed article but this one covers/looks at a Lightroom plug-in that gives users an advanced search function and auto keyword tool. Learn what it is, how it works and what it costs. 

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About Andrew Darlow


Andrew Darlow is a New Jersey-based photographer, educator and consultant. Over the past 25+ years, he has taught amateur and professional photographers how to improve their photography, workflow and digital print output at conferences, industry events, and educational institutions, including the PDN PhotoPlus Expo, the Arles Photo Festival (Arles, France), Columbia University, and the International Center of Photography (ICP) in New York. His work has been included in many solo and group exhibitions, and his prints are held in numerous private collections.

Darlow's articles and images have been included in many publications, websites, books and TV programs, including Animal Planet, People Magazine, and CBS News. He’s the editor of and the author of four books, including his newest book, Focus and Filter: Professional Techniques for Mastering Digital Photography and Capturing the Perfect Shot (Ulysses Press). An Amazon Hot New Release and No. 1 Best Seller, Focus and Filter received an award at the 2018 International Book Awards. To download a 25 page PDF excerpt from the book, visit


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