While you may come across a multitude of photography tutorials that focus on lenses, cameras, and lighting, there is one significant piece of photography gear that often gets neglected and somehow slips by the photography forums–the camera strap! Even filters and bags manage to get a lot of press, but hardly anyone stops to think […]
5 Quick Tips for Photographing People Outdoors
These tips will improve your outdoor portraits no matter what camera you use.
Depth of Field: A Major Player in Creative Control
There are three basic things that affect depth of field.
10 Things Successful Photographers Don’t Do
Aspiring photographers should avoid common pitfalls that can easily stall their skills.
Photography Tips & Tutorials
Most of us know that take great landscape images we need a tripod and good light, but there is a lot more to it than just setting your camera up in front a pretty scene and snapping a picture. As Tim Cooper explains in the following seminar, there are lots of secrets and tips the […]
Have you ever wondered how pro photographers get those great portraits that grab your attention so much that you often forget you’re looking at a picture? Through my experience as a professional photographer, I can pass on a few simple tips to make sure you get great portraits every time you click the shutter. 1. […]
Smartphone photography is becoming more and more popular as the cameras in phones get better and better. Combine this with the widespread use of apps like Instagram, and you have a genre of photography that is creating its own place in the world of professional and amateur photography alike. In the video clip below, Kate […]
Here’s a new and deftly beautiful documentary on Dutch-born photographer Chantal Heijnen by an Amsterdam-based filmmaking duo. In it, Heijnen details her life as a teenager in the Netherlands with dreams of being a professional photographer, getting sidetracked by working with refugees as a social worker, losing that job after more than a decade, and deciding to […]
Photographing light sources such as lamps without over exposing them or underexposing other objects in the image can be tricky. One way around this is to add the glow during post-processing using photo editing software such as Photoshop. Check out conceptual photographer Brooke Shaden‘s quick tutorial that shows you how to give your images a […]