This is an indoor portrait taken in near darkness, resembling a birthday cake shot. You’ll need: A darkish room that doesn’t have a lot of stray light coming in One or more candles A willing model Camera Setup: Mode: Aperture Priority (Often shown as Av on the mode wheel) ISO: 800 or so (there will […]
Extreme Photography: Climbing the World’s Tallest Building
An quest into the sky for unusual and unique photographic perspectives.
How to Define Yourself as a Photographer
There comes a point in time when you will need to decide what type of photography you like.
What Are “Stops” in Digital Camera Settings?
Probably one of the most misunderstood terms in beginner photography is "stop"
Photography Tips & Tutorials
Many professional photographers pride themselves on their speed and efficiency on the job. They can set up lighting equipment in a flash. They can pose a group of four toddlers before any of them has time to run out of the frame. They can change lenses in seconds. But is doing everything quickly always the […]
Japan is ahead of the curve in many ways, and advertising is no exception. Apparently the Japanese facial tissue market has been tough recently (who knew?), so paper goods manufacturer Nepia, along with Japan’s largest advertising agency, Dentsu, created a stop-motion homage to the versatility of tissue paper: The ad, directed by Fuyu Arai and […]
Photography is not so much about taking pictures as it is about creating art from within the known universe. Unlike traditional forms of expression where an artist works with a variety of abstract emotions and ideas to produce media, photographic art captures a real-world entity to produce abstract emotions and ideas. One could say that […]
Marketing is among the most dreaded of words for professional photographers. But it’s also one of the most vital parts of running a successful business. In a world saturated by talented artists, photographers must go to great lengths to get noticed and attract potential clients. Copenhagen photographer Jens Lennartsson knew he faced tough competition. That’s […]
Ever try taking photos of a six-year-old who never stays still? How about 20 of them? In this video, Jay P. Morgan shows you how to tackle photographing children without actually tackling them. Between shooting tips, lighting advice, and practical suggestions, Morgan gives you a good overall guide to photographing any group of rascally kids: […]