Camera Aperture Basics

Camera Aperture Basics

Aperture refers to the size of the camera's lens diaphragm.

 
The Art of Photographing Children

The Art of Photographing Children

Children are the most wonderful subjects to photograph.

 
Composition Guidelines for Great Photography

Composition Guidelines for Great Photography

It's about grabbing the attention of the viewer and taking them on a journey.

 
Water Surface and Waterfall Photography Tips

Water Surface and Waterfall Photography Tips

A common element in many waterfall pictures is the silky smooth water surface.

 
 

Photography Tips & Tutorials

New: The Essential Guide to Black and White Photography

New: The Essential Guide to Black and White Photography

Black & white photos can be truly remarkable, but equally challenging. There’s no color, no warmth, no cold, and none of the beauty or ugliness that color can bring. This new eBook is designed to cover┬áthe special skills and setup needed to shoot successfully in black and white, how to process your black and white […]

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How to Shape Light to Photograph the Character of Your Subject (Video Tutorial)

How to Shape Light to Photograph the Character of Your Subject (Video Tutorial)

Have you ever wanted to add a more dramatic mood to your portraits? One where the lines of the face remain unsoftened and the ridges and wrinkles in the face are preserved? In the video below, Joe McNally describes how to shape light to get a moodier, more character-driven portrait: (for those of you reading […]

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How to Create Beautiful Family Wedding Photos That Clients Will Love (and Buy)

How to Create Beautiful Family Wedding Photos That Clients Will Love (and Buy)

If you were to ask photographers to describe shooting a wedding in just one word, many of them might answer thusly: “Hectic!” Wedding photographers are usually only allotted several minutes here and there to capture beautiful candid moments among cherished loved ones before the ceremony and during the reception. For the less-experienced photographer, success on […]

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New Stop Motion Film Features Awesome Long Exposure Photography

New Stop Motion Film Features Awesome Long Exposure Photography

Now that timelapse has taken over the Internet, stop motion has kind of become the underdog of photography and filmmaking. But this new video directed by Mikey Please is hoping to change that. Marilyn Myller, an award winning short film, was made using stop motion techniques and features some great in-camera light painting, too: (for […]

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Timeless Photography: How to Take Photos that Stand the Test of Time

Timeless Photography: How to Take Photos that Stand the Test of Time

There are those individuals throughout history that seem to possess something that most of us lack. The innate ability to be in the right place at the right time. Somehow they know that what they are doing is important, not only to themselves, but also to millions upon millions of people in future generations. Mathew […]

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8 Ways to Gain the Confidence You Need to Start Selling Your Photos

8 Ways to Gain the Confidence You Need to Start Selling Your Photos

Do you want to start making money with your photography, but you’re not quite sure if you’re ready? The first thing you need to get started is confidence. Here are eight easy steps from Jay P. Morgan to help you become a strong, confident, money-making photographer: 1. Invest in Equipment You need a camera and […]

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