I’ve been a second shooter at a number of weddings now and was recently informed that I’m a pretty stellar second shooter. (In fact, I’m one local photographer’s first pick, which made me absolutely giddy). I’m lucky to have Ryan as my second shooter for weddings, which works out beautifully for me. We both have a […]
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Photography Tips & Tutorials
Photographers everywhere have embraced Adobe Lightroom as a godsend—a tool that saves countless hours, catering exactly to photographers’ needs in incredible detail. The problem is that most of those details are tucked away in unseen corners of the program. In the video below, Mark Wallace shows us five time-saving tricks for a more fluent editing experience: The last technique—a customized export […]
Browse the display cases of any big-box electronics retailer and you’re bound to see one statistic prominently displayed on each camera model, right beneath the name: megapixels. Consumers have come to understand this as the be-all, end-all fact of a camera’s worth. But does it really matter? The short answer is no, megapixels do not matter. The longer answer […]
Online sales for Black Friday were up nearly 10% this year, ahead of Cyber Monday, anticipated to be the biggest online shopping day ever and the deals keep coming. We will be updating this cyber monday page throughout the day if more deals are found – stay tuned! IBM is saying that this was a record […]
The highest waterfall in the world is Angel Falls in Venezuela, South America. It measures 3,212 ft (979 meters). Getting a good photo of Angel Falls could be a challenge simply because it is so high. You have to get the right lens—probably a wide angle lens—and you must find the right position from which […]
Group portraits are paradoxical: How can you pose subjects in an interesting way while still keeping them all in focus? Shooting with a narrow aperture is one option, but that would lose the intimacy of the moment, keeping more of the background in focus. In this quick video, Tamara Lackey shows how to balance sharpness with aesthetics, keeping everyone in focus […]