We are very excited that PictureSocial, the photography network, is rapidly approaching the 1 million photos uploaded mark and our admins have been looking through the hundreds of thousands of truly stunning photos that were uploaded this year. With careful consideration, we chose these as the year’s best. This is a list of some of […]
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Photography Tips & Tutorials
Using strobes outside is one way to create drama in your photographs. By adding artificial light to your scene, you can include a background that utilizes ambient light without sacrificing the quality of light on your subject. But sometimes it’s difficult to determine how exactly to light your subject to get specific results. Joe McNally […]
Environmental portraits are most often shot in expected places. Chefs are pictured in kitchens, artists are photographed in their studios, and athletes are captured during their competitions. To increase the impact of their images, however, commercial photographers sometimes look for ways to photograph their subjects in unexpected settings. In this light-hearted concept shoot with some […]
Final Reminder: Only 1 day left! in the deal on: The Long Exposure Photography Bundle Various photographic techniques each have their own ups and downs, ins and outs, and so on. I want to talk about some of the simple things that you can do to prepare yourself for a long exposure photograph. Night – […]
Timelapse photography is impressive to watch; it makes the viewer feel as if they are traveling through time. But like anything so impressive, of course, it takes time and patience to create. San Francisco photographer Matt Maniego says that he spent about a year making this stunning timelapse video of his city: Inspired by the […]
Sometimes we don’t want others to know that we have taken a photo of ourselves. In these cases, it is nice to be able to discreetly take a self-portrait that looks professionally done. Whether you want a professional-looking photo for social media, professional sites, or personal use, it can be helpful to know a few […]