10 Tips to Improve Your B&W Photography

10 Tips to Improve Your B&W Photography

In a world of color, sometimes you just can't beat a strong black and white image.

 
Spring Season Photography Tips

Spring Season Photography Tips

As a photographer it's my favorite time of the year.

 
Night Photography Tips

Night Photography Tips

You can learn to take successful night photographs on your first try.

 
5 Long Exposure Landscape Photography Tips

5 Long Exposure Landscape Photography Tips

A tripod is absolutely essential.

 
 

Photography Tips & Tutorials

Shallow Depth of Field for Portraits

Shallow Depth of Field for Portraits

We’ve all seen stunning portrait photos that have a blurred background while the subject of the photo is perfectly focused. When done correctly, these photos can be very dramatic. However, it might seem hard to accomplish, especially if you’re not familiar with the proper techniques. A faster prime lens (with greater aperture capabilities) will give […]

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Photographing Creative Portraits with Water in a Home Studio

Photographing Creative Portraits with Water in a Home Studio

Tired of the same ol’ same ol’ in your portraits? Try including a splash of water. It’s a lot easier than you might think and can definitely add a bit of novelty to your work. It can be a bit tricky, but with this tutorial from light-hearted photographer Gavin Hoey, you should be able to […]

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6 Pro Tips for Making the Most of a Golden Hour Photo Shoot

6 Pro Tips for Making the Most of a Golden Hour Photo Shoot

Nikon Ambassador Corey Rich is convinced that the secret to creating compelling outdoor portraits has very little to do with the actual location selected for the photoshoot and much to do with the photographer’s creativity and technical prowess. Rich demonstrates how to make the most of one’s shooting environment during the Sierra Nevada Mountains’ sunrise […]

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Wildlife Photography: Eliminating Bad Backgrounds

Wildlife Photography: Eliminating Bad Backgrounds

Wildlife photography inspires professional and amateur photographers alike. The possibilities of our natural world provide an endless source of fascination. Choosing a good subject for a wildlife photo is never difficult. The variety of characters in the animal kingdom provides a never-ending source of material. Even better, some of the best subjects can be found […]

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How to Fix Underexposed Portraits

How to Fix Underexposed Portraits

One of the first things that new photographers find when they try to take portraits against a sky or other bright background is that their subjects come out seriously underexposed. If this is you, you’ll probably find the following tip from photographer Tony Northrup super helpful: Many DSLRs have excellent autoexposure modes, but one place […]

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Behind the Scenes: Commercial Coffee Photo Shoot

Behind the Scenes: Commercial Coffee Photo Shoot

Photographer Bill Cahill has primarily dedicated his career to photographing a single subject: all things liquid. While this may seem like an awfully specific subset to focus on, upon seeing Cahill’s images it becomes evident as to how he’s been able to support himself over the years: Since childhood, Cahill has had an interest in photography—still life, […]

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