Tips for Using Shadows in Photography

Tips for Using Shadows in Photography

Shadows are not simply a dark mass that borders the light.

 
9 Amazing Benefits of Photography

9 Amazing Benefits of Photography

Photography can make your life much better.

 
5 Creative Composition Tips in Photography

5 Creative Composition Tips in Photography

A great photo is a result of a great composition.

 
Slow Shutter Speed Photography

Slow Shutter Speed Photography

Slower shutter speeds can create beautiful, artistic expressions.

 
 

Photography Tips & Tutorials

Props for Better Beverage Photography

Props for Better Beverage Photography

Photographing a bottled beverage requires more than just a camera, a lens, and a set of lights. You need a clear vision as to exactly what you want and a few more tools. In this video, commercial photographer Tony Roslund demonstrates how you can use some simple (and some not so simple) tools to create […]

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Portrait Photography Lighting: The 5 Classical Types

Portrait Photography Lighting: The 5 Classical Types

The options that a photographer has to light a person’s face and body are many. You may use different types of lights such as parabolic or diffused and you may position them in endless combinations. There are however, five basic set ups that photographers use over and over again, the Rembrandt, the split lighting, the […]

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How to Stitch a Panorama in Photoshop

How to Stitch a Panorama in Photoshop

If you have a camera that’s a few years old—maybe a crop-sensor—and you don’t have a super-sharp ultra-wide angle lens to go with it, it pretty much narrows your chances of capturing a wide panorama down to zero, right? Wrong! As Aaron Nace demonstrates via this wonderful method, there is absolutely no limit to creativity […]

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Have Camera, Will Travel: Full-Time Travel Photography

Have Camera, Will Travel: Full-Time Travel Photography

Quitting your day job, slinging a camera around your neck, and jetting off to travel the world and take beautiful pictures seems like the stuff bestselling memoirs and National Geographic documentaries are made of. But for Raf Horemans, that’s just everyday life. A little less than a year ago, Horemans left behind his life in […]

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Where to Begin With Your Photography

Where to Begin With Your Photography

You’ve just bought your first digital camera and have never owned a camera before — not even film. You open the box, take out the manual, and there is nothing in there that tells you how to take photos. Just about the workings of the camera. You want to take beautiful photos. So where do you go […]

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How to Use Bulb Mode on a Camera

How to Use Bulb Mode on a Camera

There is a special setting on all DSLR cameras that allows the photographer to go beyond the longest automatic shutter speed setting of 30 seconds. In fact, this special setting allows infinitely longs exposures to be made. This is the Bulb setting, or Bulb exposure mode. The shutter speed range on a DSLR camera finishes […]

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