Departing from the standard “torso-up” headshot portrait, an environmental portrait portrays a subject in a location that lends insight into who the subject is and what he or she is about. Although the headshot portrait is certainly appropriate in some contexts, it is generally agreed that the best portraits are the ones that tell stories. […]
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
Have you ever dreamed about quitting your day job to pursue your passion? If you have, you’re certainly not alone. While many contemplate taking that plunge, Eugene Tan turned his hobby of photographing beaches and surfers into the full-time career of his dreams. At the young age of 9, Tan picked up his first camera […]
Food photography has a special place in the world of commercial photography because of how unintimidating it can seem at first. Snapshots on mom-and-pop dinner menus and amateur food pictures on Twitter have made anyone believe that they have the artistic eye for food photography. However, anyone who has studied or attempted professional level photography […]
As part of the “Experience Aurora” project, photographer Richard Gottardo recently compiled a timelapse video composed of more than 1,500 individual photos. Taken over the course of seven hours between night and early morning and across a distance of 400 kilometers, the video shows otherworldly shades of green and blue flickering behind the snow-dusted Rocky Mountains: […]
As long as there are weddings, there will be a demand for wedding photographers. For the right person, it can be a highly profitable business; couples and families will pay top dollar to ensure that their special day is well-documented. However, shooting a wedding involves a lot more than just showing up with a camera. […]
If you’re trying to get into the world of wedding photography, you’ll soon learn that there’s more to it than showing up at the ceremony with a camera in hand. There’s a lot going on behind the scenes to get those amazing photos and happy clients. In this full-length seminar, Brian Marcus of Fred Marcus […]