A Beginning Photographer’s Guide to Light

A Beginning Photographer’s Guide to Light

Lighting plays a crucial role in photography.

 
Compositional Keys and Tips in Photography

Compositional Keys and Tips in Photography

Learn the basics and your images will improve dramatically.

 
Macro Photography Equipment Guide and Tips

Macro Photography Equipment Guide and Tips

You have a number of options.

 
Good Cameras Can Take Bad Photos

Good Cameras Can Take Bad Photos

Of course, it is much easier to blame the camera.

 
 

Photography Tips & Tutorials

Boudoir Isn’t Just for Women Anymore: Make Room for Dudeoir

Boudoir Isn’t Just for Women Anymore: Make Room for Dudeoir

You’ve probably heard of boudoir photography, but have you ever heard of dudeoir photography? A popular photo trend for women may have just crossed over to men. This news clip reports on photographer Natalie Licini, who shoots what she calls “dudeoir”—and she’s seen more and more men looking for this type of service: People sometimes think of […]

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How to Take Amazing Portraits, eBook Bundle at 76% Off

How to Take Amazing Portraits, eBook Bundle at 76% Off

Whether it’s taking pictures of models, our friends, kids, partners or even ourselves—for a lot of photographers, people are what we’re looking at through the viewfinder (or on the LCD) when we line up a shot. Yet so many of us struggle to take portraits with the professional ‘WOW factor’. This comprehensive set of ebooks was […]

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Fill the Frame in Photography

Fill the Frame in Photography

Something that I’ve been collecting over the years is a document filled with my favorite photography quotes. This document contains quotes from all the masters such as Ansel Adams, Helmut Newton, and even modern contemporary photographers such as Annie Leibovitz. The one that I was looking at today comes from photography instructor Rick Sammon, and […]

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Do You Know the Darkroom Origins of Photoshop?

Do You Know the Darkroom Origins of Photoshop?

Twenty-five years ago, Photoshop started out as just a little tool in a photographer’s tool kit. Today, it has become one of the most powerful tools for any photographer. In honor of Photoshop’s 25th anniversary, commercial photographer and darkroom expert Konrad Eek works up a couple film prints using photography altering techniques that are now represented […]

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Controlling Color, Exposure, and Blurriness in Photography

Controlling Color, Exposure, and Blurriness in Photography

With spring just around the corner, soon your family vacation time will be here. During your trip, wouldn’t you like your digital photos to look just like the scenes did with your eyes? The good news is they can! There are several things you can do to improve your vacation photos. Even with today’s auto-everything […]

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How to Mix Flash & Continuous Lighting for Dynamic Portraits

How to Mix Flash & Continuous Lighting for Dynamic Portraits

Lighting is tricky. Mixed lighting is trickier, and in most cases avoided. But learning to control mixed lighting can help you create a distinct look to your photographs. In this short video, Jaroslav Wieczorkiewicz explains how to used mixed lighting in the sense of both the type of light, flash and continuous, and in the […]

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