Black and White Portrait Photography Tips

Black and White Portrait Photography Tips

Black and white photographs create vulnerability.

 
10 DSLR Camera Features You Should Know

10 DSLR Camera Features You Should Know

These features will help you improve as a photographer.

 
Reducing Stress as a Wedding Photographer

Reducing Stress as a Wedding Photographer

It's not necessary to prove you can do all kinds of shots.

 
Photographing Dragonflies and Damselflies

Photographing Dragonflies and Damselflies

These insects can be a challenge to even the most experienced photographer.

 
 

Photography Tips & Tutorials

Camera Settings for Interior Real Estate Photography

Camera Settings for Interior Real Estate Photography

Taking high quality pictures indoors presents a challenge, especially if you’re not experienced with lighting gear or just don’t have any at your disposal. With the right settings, though, you can take professional quality photos indoors by taking control of your camera settings. This infographic gets you started: According to KeyAGENT, these are the best […]

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How to Not Go Overboard With Photo Editing

How to Not Go Overboard With Photo Editing

In the age of digital photography, post-processing has become a vital aspect of the industry. Unfortunately, as much as it can help your photography, it can also hurt it. In fact, many images (even great ones) are ruined during the editing process by pushing the picture past its breaking point. To help keep your post-processing […]

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13 Habits of Highly Effective Photographers

13 Habits of Highly Effective Photographers

Effective photographers… Don’t expect their camera to do all the work. This means saying goodbye to ‘Auto’ and bravely using other modes such as Aperture Priority or Manual. Read the camera manual—several times—to get familiar with their gear. Gradually work through various functions and features on their camera. Take control of their camera, and the lighting […]

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How to Photograph Butterflies with Extension Tubes

How to Photograph Butterflies with Extension Tubes

Your long lens is a versatile tool. That is, if you know how to get the most out of it. When we talk about a long lens we usually talk about wildlife and birding and those sort of things. But did you know you can also shoot things that are much closer to you? Butterflies, for […]

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Outdoor Maternity Photography Lighting Techniques

Outdoor Maternity Photography Lighting Techniques

The sun is one of our most vital elements when shooting natural outdoor shots, but it doesn’t always cooperate. Sometimes our timing is off or the elements are just not working out, but either way there’s a great on-location work around which wedding photographer Pyre Jirsa explains in this video tutorial: As the video demonstrates, we need […]

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Types of Lenses and How They Are Used

Types of Lenses and How They Are Used

Lenses are one of the most important considerations in photography. The lens you choose for each shot can dramatically change your results; its best to know how all the types work so you can make more informed decisions as a photographer in various situations. Wide Angle Lenses Wide angle lenses, are identified by the bulbous […]

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