5 No-Nonsense Ways to Keep Your Photos Sharp

5 No-Nonsense Ways to Keep Your Photos Sharp

Here are five things to do to ensure maximum sharpness in your images.

 
Flowers: The Perfect Photography Subject

Flowers: The Perfect Photography Subject

There is no end to the number of beautiful flowers out there ready to be photographed.

 
Bird Photography: How to Take Great Bird Photos

Bird Photography: How to Take Great Bird Photos

You can create many wonderful photo opportunities in your own backyard.

 
What is the Bokeh Effect in Photography?

What is the Bokeh Effect in Photography?

Bokeh is Japanese in origin and refers to blur or a blurry quality.

 
 

Photography Tips & Tutorials

Use Depth of Field to Make Your Photo Subject the Star

Use Depth of Field to Make Your Photo Subject the Star

We’ve discussed showing less skin and using long sleeves on our models to avoid the viewer’s eye being pulled out of the frame. Why? We want all of the viewer’s attention to be focused on our subject. We want the subject to be the undisputed star of our photo. Your background can also be a […]

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Interview with a Russian Daredevil Skywalking Photographer

Interview with a Russian Daredevil Skywalking Photographer

How far would you go for a unique cityscape shot? Would you dangle from the tallest building in Europe with only one hand? Because Russian photographer Kirill Oreshkin would—and has, several times. If you’ve ever wanted to watch him in action whilst holding your breath and wiping your own palms free of sweat, watch this video: This […]

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New Release: Incredibly Important Composition Skills

New Release: Incredibly Important Composition Skills

In simplified terms when we talk about an image’s composition, we’re talking about how the various visual bits and pieces in a scene have been organized. This organization influences not only how the final image looks, but also how it feels and what we take away from it in terms of meaning. This new in-depth eBook is […]

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Photographer Takes Portraits of Torontonians from Every Country in the World

Photographer Takes Portraits of Torontonians from Every Country in the World

Roughly half the citizens of Toronto, Canada are immigrants. There’s a Little India, Little Italy, Koreatown, Greektown, Little Portugal, two Chinatowns, and huge swaths of English, Irish, and Scottish heritage. So it’s not surprising that one enterprising photographer, Colin Boyd Shafer, realized that he could photograph the entire world one Torontonian at a time. For his yearlong project, Cosmopolis Toronto, he’s shooting […]

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Get Lost Around Europe in 11 Photos

Get Lost Around Europe in 11 Photos

Packing your gear and leaving your hometown for couple of days to explore new places  is the best way to fill your batteries? Or you’re enjoying it as a part of your job? Look what we found for this week’s photo list! Cities are truly amazing, living places that are simultaneously busy, lonely, awake, tired, […]

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4 Tips for Directing Photography Subjects to Achieve Your Vision

4 Tips for Directing Photography Subjects to Achieve Your Vision

You can feel it pulsing through the crowd during any soccer game, fueling all of the screaming and whooping and dancing and boozing, the reason behind the elaborate costumes and the incessant waving of foam fingers and painted signs—energy. And so much of it that New York-based photographer Monte Isom dedicated a season in his career to try to […]

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