2 Simple Tips for Improving Your Portraits

2 Simple Tips for Improving Your Portraits

It's these little things that make the difference.

 
How to Blend in While Taking Candid Photos

How to Blend in While Taking Candid Photos

One of the toughest things about being a photographer is going unnoticed.

 
Window Portrait: Photography Activity

Window Portrait: Photography Activity

This is a basic indoor portrait with soft window light from one side.

 
Stop Making These 5 Photography Mistakes

Stop Making These 5 Photography Mistakes

Too many people forget that the camera is a tool.

 
 

Photography Tips & Tutorials

Fall Foliage: Tips For Taking Great Fall Photos

Fall Foliage: Tips For Taking Great Fall Photos

Here are some tips for creating great fall images: 1. Use Indirect Light Try to avoid bright sunny days, which tend to increase the contrast and brightness of the colors. Instead, go for partial or full shade. Shooting on overcast or rainy days can emphasize the earth tones and the depth of color of fall […]

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How to Quickly Add Textures to Images in Photoshop

How to Quickly Add Textures to Images in Photoshop

Some photographs benefit greatly from a little texture. You can change the style and feel of a photograph quickly and easily in Photoshop by layering different textures on top of your image, but there are few details you should know that will help you get the best from your images. Watch this short video tutorial […]

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High Fashion Photography Video Tutorial

High Fashion Photography Video Tutorial

Come along as Aaron Nace takes us behind the scenes of a high fashion photo shoot. The video clip is chock-full of helpful tips and pointers aimed at helping you improve your photography: The shoot, which took place in an old Chicago bank vault, had tons of design details present in the set, so it […]

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The Circle of Life: 24 Photos of a Food Chain in Action

The Circle of Life: 24 Photos of a Food Chain in Action

Warning: You may never want to eat a tomato again. In her series known as “Food Chain,” photographer Catherine Chalmers has documented a food chain that you might find in your garden patch. Starting with a caterpillar feasting on a tomato and ending with a happy toad, the series is┬ásimultaneously fascinating and repulsive. Watching insects […]

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Why Photography Is Such A Great Hobby

Why Photography Is Such A Great Hobby

It’s a simple question. Why am I taking pictures? What’s so special about photography compared to other visual art forms? I’m not writing this to give you an answer, but I’m sharing why I love what photography does for me and why I think it’s such a great hobby to integrate into my life, which […]

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Vineyard Photography Tips and Techniques

Vineyard Photography Tips and Techniques

Taking great vineyard images can be challenging. Pictures can turn out blurry, have sunspots and lighting issues or just have nothing to distinguish them from a million other shots. These five tips can help correct the most common of these problems and provide you with some amazing and unique vineyard images. 1. Go Out When […]

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