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

Practical Photography Tips for Beginners

Practical Photography Tips for Beginners

Is photography getting you down? Did you stretch your budget to buy the best camera you could, then realize you were in over your head? One look at that inch-thick manual, and many new photographers just switch their camera to ‘auto’ and that’s where it stays. Does this sound like you? Don’t worry, you are […]

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An Introduction to Image Sharpening in Photoshop

An Introduction to Image Sharpening in Photoshop

Image sharpening is a big deal for many of us photographers. Thanks to amazing products such as Photoshop, a perfectly sharp image is just a few mouse-clicks away. In this video, Bryan O’Neil Hughes shows us how to get a perfectly sharp image in post-production: First things first, take the image through Camera Raw. This […]

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How Do You Become a Professional Photographer?

How Do You Become a Professional Photographer?

Gregory Heisler is well known for his work as a presidential photographer, more notably being taking a controversial portrait of George Bush which caused Heisler’s privileges as a White House photographer to be revoked. Listen as Heisler shares his insights on being a professional photographer: One of the main talking points Heisler discusses is how […]

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9 Sources of Inspiration for Photography & Painting

9 Sources of Inspiration for Photography & Painting

Final Reminder: Only 1 day left! in the launch sale on: Topaz Impression – Convert Photos to Art Lately, I have had several people ask me what inspires me to paint and take photographs. This really got me to thinking about what makes me do what I do when it comes to my artwork. It led me […]

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Photoshop Fundamentals for Beginners

Photoshop Fundamentals for Beginners

If you’re just getting started with Photoshop, all the tools and options probably seem a little a overwhelming. The editing software is pretty expansive and can take a long time to master. In this 30-minute video primer, Photoshop guru Aaron Nace walks us through the fundamentals of Photoshop to have you editing photos like a […]

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How to Use Photography Reflectors to Save on Lighting Costs

How to Use Photography Reflectors to Save on Lighting Costs

We all know that photography is about capturing light. We all know that the basic setup for a portrait requires three lights. Now for the ugly part: buying good quality studio portrait lights is expensive! Enter photography reflectors. If you can’t afford to get a top quality three light system, the best option is to […]

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