Candlelit Portrait: Photography Activity

Candlelit Portrait: Photography Activity

This is an indoor portrait taken in near darkness, resembling a birthday cake shot.

 
Tips For Taking Better Food Photos

Tips For Taking Better Food Photos

A good photo can make food look even more delectable than it already is.

 
The Importance of a Focal Point

The Importance of a Focal Point

A focal point is the part of an image that draws the eye.

 
How to Photograph Your Christmas Tree

How to Photograph Your Christmas Tree

It's that time of year again.

 
 

Photography Tips & Tutorials

Christmas Party Photo Ideas

Christmas Party Photo Ideas

The holiday season is upon us! For any of you photography enthusiasts out there, this is the perfect time to put those cameras to good use. Use photos to show and tell people about your holiday traditions, whatever you celebrate this time of year. It’s the perfect time to take advantage of the free on-camera […]

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Octabox Size Comparisons for Portrait Photography

Octabox Size Comparisons for Portrait Photography

Did you know that when it comes to your light source, size really does matter? While bigger isn’t always necessarily better, there’s no doubt that individual sources impact the look of a subject in vastly different ways. Francisco Joel Hernandez demonstrates how octaboxes and diffusers of all shapes and sizes can effect an image for better or […]

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How Using Geometry Can Improve Your Photography

How Using Geometry Can Improve Your Photography

Capturing a different perspective in your work is helpful not just for diversifying your portfolio, but also for learning to influence the viewer’s perception of the photo. Movie directors in the past have used framing techniques to show subliminal messages about a character and express an emotion or state of being. This is common in animation where […]

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Understanding Photography Post-Processing at 60% Off

Understanding Photography Post-Processing at 60% Off

Do you have trouble getting your photos to reflect what you saw and felt when you shot them? Do you ever feel that your photos look dull and uninspiring? This best-selling tutorial course is designed to help you transform your editing process. Discover the Lightroom tricks and methods that award-winning photographer, Mitchell Kanashkevich uses for his amazing […]

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Catch Light in Portrait Photography

Catch Light in Portrait Photography

While most of you know what a portrait photography catch light is, bear with me. At some point, it was a new idea for you, just as I’m sure it is for some of the other readers. In the interest of being thorough, in today’s photo tip, let’s have a quick look into the catch […]

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Four Light Studio Portrait Tutorial

Four Light Studio Portrait Tutorial

Lighting ratios are sometimes overrated. They only work when the distance from the light to the subject is precise. In this candid demonstration, Karl Taylor uses one of his studio lighting scenarios and explains why he thinks looking at the light and the result is much more important than concentrating on lighting ratios: If you look at […]

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