Continuous lighting are great to use when taking portraits; there is no guess work when trying to determine what lighting pattern you’re setting up. Since the lights never go off, you can automatically see how the light will look in your photographs. Take a look at the clip below as Jared Polin shows us how […]
Tips for Great Street Photography
Street photography is full of life and interesting images just waiting to be captured.
Black and White Photography Tips
Photography is the recording of light regardless of color and outcome.
Photography Zoom Effect: Racking the Lens
A zoom effect makes it look like the subject is moving with lines of motion.
Photography Tips & Tutorials
“Bokeh” is a beautiful soft effect in which the background of a photograph becomes like circles of blurred, translucent light. As a professional photographer, my lifelong quest has been to consistently capture images of a child’s face in which everything in front of and behind the eye gradually falls out of focus and the background […]
The are many, many ways to compose a photo and part of being a great photographer is knowing which one of those compositions is the best choice and understanding how to go about executing it. In this quick primer, Mark Wallace shows us a useful way to use a wide angle lens to exaggerate perspective: […]
It’s tough photographing fast paced sporting events, especially games like basketball, in which the players are constantly running away from you then toward you. It takes a certain amount of skill that most new photographers will need to practice. Fortunately, Jared Polin talks to us on the sidelines and shows us one of his best […]
As photographers it is pretty much in our job description to produce creative and inspiring work. If your income is based around photography then you know creativity sells. However, there’s always a point in time when creativity is low—writers call it ‘writer’s block’. So how do we combat this unwelcome phenomenon? Luckily there are a […]
Growing up as a photographer there’s really no dearth of advice from peers, friends, families, clients, passers-by and anybody else who thinks he’s got an eye for photography. Photography being a visual art, anybody who is anybody thinks he’s got a great piece of advice to share. But, the only piece of advice that really […]