Landscape Photography at Twilight

Landscape Photography at Twilight

The best time of day to create evocative landscape imagery is during twilight.

 
Stray Light and Lens Flares in Photography

Stray Light and Lens Flares in Photography

Any stray light can cause an obvious effect.

 
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.

 
 

Photography Tips & Tutorials

Diagonal Lines in Landscape Photography

Diagonal Lines in Landscape Photography

Today’s landscape photo tip involves diagonal lines. In a landscape photo, portrait photo, still life or any other kind of photo, the first major task of the photographer is to draw the viewer’s eye to the most important aspects of the shot and keep it there! We want our photo to send some sort of […]

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Do You Have a Camera Emergency Kit? (Video Tutorial)

Do You Have a Camera Emergency Kit? (Video Tutorial)

A thousand things can go wrong when you’re shooting on location, and while you can’t control everything that happens, you can come prepared. Here’s Jay P. Morgan to show you what he always has on hand to keep his shoots rolling along, come hell, high water, or a broken screw: (for those of you reading this by email, […]

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Beauty Photography on a Budget (Video Tutorial)

Beauty Photography on a Budget (Video Tutorial)

Saving money while producing quality work is an important aspect for many aspiring photographers on the rise. Angela Perez offers some quick tips on how beauty photographers can capture great images, regardless of the location or budget. In her setup, she showcases affordable equipment for beauty photography: (for those of you reading this by email, […]

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Landscape Photography Rules of Thumb

Landscape Photography Rules of Thumb

Composition is considered the main key to a beautiful and high quality landscape image. Be aware that shooting landscape will demand a very difficult way of working as opposed to photographing people. It is usually taken with a camera mounted on a tripod. Also, more attention is being given to the aperture in order to […]

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Using a Cylinder to Practice Photography Lighting

Using a Cylinder to Practice Photography Lighting

A cylinder is a sphere and cube combined. When lighted, a cylinder has a highlight side, an incident highlight, a core shadow and shape shadow. The light can either go around the cylinder for more or less highlight, or it can go up and down to change the darkness on top. Jay P Morgan created this […]

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Learn How to Use ND and Graduated ND Filters

Learn How to Use ND and Graduated ND Filters

You’re probably already aware of filters and the amazing creative potential they bring to your photography. A lot has already been written on this website about different types of filters and their specific uses. If you’re still trying to figure out if you need one, Doug McKinlay shares this informative video. By the end of […]

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