It seems like everybody loves looking at beautiful sunsets, which is probably why sunset photography is such a competitive niche. Let’s look at some simple techniques that will help you to photograph truly stunning sunset images, the kind that stand out from the crowd. Sunset Rule #1: Protect your Eyes and Camera It is dangerous […]
New! Landscapes, Cityscapes & Photography Tricks
The most in-depth eBook on how to photograph dynamic scenes.
A Day in the Life of a Wedding Photographer
Basically just an awesome summary of the whole day, start to end.
How to Photograph Hummingbirds
It's definitely going to be a bit of a challenge, but well worth the effort.
Getting It Right in the Camera
Getting photos right in-camera is a combination of creativity, art, and technique.
Photography Tips & Tutorials
Sometimes a simple thing like a color gel can drastically change the mood of a photo. Gels can also come in handy when you need to give a very specific look to your photos—something that would otherwise take a lot of effort to achieve. The best thing is these gels are inexpensive. In this video […]
HDR—or high dynamic range—photography is a technique that blends multiple exposures together to get the maximum detail from both shadow and highlight areas. In effect, it increases the dynamic range of your images, which is impossible to achieve using any other technique. Phil Steele just updated his popular Lightroom training course to cover the new features […]
We’ve received a few emails from readers about how to install the ever-popular Lightroom presets that are included with the new tutorial eBook. So I wanted to post a quick tutorial on it. Lightroom presets work so well these days it’s easy to just use them and nothing else – amazing professional photo edits with […]
The science behind camera auto-focusing systems can be an intimidating subject for a beginner. In this short video Techquickie attempts to unravel the mumbo-jumbo: There are many different types of auto-focusing systems. They can be broadly broken down into two basic types: active and passive. Spoiler: All DSLR cameras use one or more forms of […]
One of the challenges in photography is making enough to keep eating. Eating is good, and when you’re in the business it’s important to stay current with the trends and be constantly adding new revenue streams to your portfolio. An area growing in popularity is food photography. People are fascinated by food; there are more and […]