Understanding Basic Light Properties

Understanding Basic Light Properties

It's important to know the physical properties of each light source.

 
The Top 5 Most Exasperating Photography Myths

The Top 5 Most Exasperating Photography Myths

Non-photographers hold countless misconceptions.

 
5 Ideas for Great Indoor Macro Photography

5 Ideas for Great Indoor Macro Photography

There are so many photo opportunities in a regular home.

 
How to Capture Motion and Blur in Photography

How to Capture Motion and Blur in Photography

There is no one way that is right or wrong to capture motion.

 
 

Photography Tips & Tutorials

Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, and Manual Mode

Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, and Manual Mode

Digital photography has given almost anyone with a camera the potential to become a creative photographer. These days even compact cameras offer features that once were only found on ‘serious’ SLR cameras. The trouble is, most people who have grown up with point-and-shoot cameras have very little idea what these features are all about. After […]

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How to Use Strip Softboxes for Dramatic Portraits

How to Use Strip Softboxes for Dramatic Portraits

Strip softboxes are well known tools in the product photography world, particularly for placing highlights, but what about using them for dramatic portraiture? Check out how fashion and beauty photographer Andrea Belluso brings about a largely in-camera dramatic double-portrait using his Profoto RFi strip softboxes: Unlike standard softboxes, strip softboxes have a narrow, rectangular shape […]

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The Mexican Suitcase: A Fascinating Chapter in the History of Photography

The Mexican Suitcase: A Fascinating Chapter in the History of Photography

Ted Forbes is about to share a very captivating story. The story of how a box full of war images shot by three celebrated war photographers of the past century were lost, survived the chaos of war, and then finally found the light of day. This is the story of the Mexican Suitcase: One of […]

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Photography Concentrate Pre-Black Friday Sale

Photography Concentrate Pre-Black Friday Sale

Black Friday is starting early for this publisher with up to 60% off popular ebooks and tutorials. If you are looking for more help in any of these areas, now is a good time to check them out. All the deals can be found here: Photography Concentrate Pre-Black Friday Sale If you’re a hobbyist, we want […]

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3 Reasons to Use Old Camera Lenses

3 Reasons to Use Old Camera Lenses

I know it. You know it. Everyone knows it. Technology moves fast–almost frustratingly fast. Everyone also has that one story about their new and ludicrously expensive computer, TV, or camera, only to find out that within six months it isn’t all that new or expensive. We can’t all keep up with the rat race. In […]

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How to Freeze Motion In Camera

How to Freeze Motion In Camera

If you’ve ever tried shooting images of your pet or kids (not necessarily in that order) playing in the yard or fast sports action, you’ve surely faced the dilemma of choosing the right shutter speed. This tutorial from Aaron Nace could just be the thing you’ve been waiting for: “Freezing motion can be incredibly useful in […]

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