Top Tips for Photographing People

Top Tips for Photographing People

Before you take any pictures spend some time getting to know them.

 
Fill Your Frame

Fill Your Frame

Thinking in terms of elements will help you create more striking images.

 
6 Reasons to Try Long Exposure Photography

6 Reasons to Try Long Exposure Photography

Longer exposures help you appreciate the beauty of the landscape.

 
Top Photography Tips for Beginners

Top Photography Tips for Beginners

Taking pictures can be a truly gratifying experience.

 
 

Photography Tips & Tutorials

New: Black & White Photo Artistry Course at 60% Off

New: Black & White Photo Artistry Course at 60% Off

Black and white photography just got a lot more exciting… In fact, it got a lot more artistic. Last year, Sebastian Michaels’s Photoshop Artistry Course was one of our most popular deals, and now he’s releasing a much anticipated course on creative black and white photo artistry! We were able to negotiate 60% off for […]

Continue Reading

How to Shoot Portraits Against the Sun

How to Shoot Portraits Against the Sun

It’s a common refrain in photography: “Keep your back to the sun.” You generally want to shoot with the light, so it helps brighten up your image. But shooting against the sun—where the sun is behind your subject, or even visible in the photograph—can lead to great results, too, often with stark shadows and awesome contrast. Here’s a […]

Continue Reading

A Frame Within a Frame: Ideas for Better Photo Composition

A Frame Within a Frame: Ideas for Better Photo Composition

While playing with composition, you’ve probably come to understand the notion of a “frame within a frame.” It’s interesting how many opportunities there are for framing the scenes around us, and yet they often go unnoticed. Maybe it’s a plain open window with a view of the mountains or the frame of the glasses that […]

Continue Reading

The Unknown Artist’s Dilemma: Why Keep Photographing When Nobody Seems to Care?

The Unknown Artist’s Dilemma: Why Keep Photographing When Nobody Seems to Care?

Have you ever felt like nobody cares about your art? That every time you upload a photo to Facebook, the only person to “like” it is your mother? Maybe your cousins? A few friends on Flickr? You’re not alone. So many artists of all sorts—photographers, filmmakers, painters, writers—get discouraged by the lack of immediate interest. The world of […]

Continue Reading

Light for Photographers

Light for Photographers

Light is the essence of photography. It’s not things that we photograph, but the light they reflect. Without light, there is no photography. The way things look to us and the camera is entirely dependent on the light that reaches them. People talk about the “quality” of light, but in fact this is a combination […]

Continue Reading

A Complete Behind-the-Scenes Video of How to Shoot Simple Headshots

A Complete Behind-the-Scenes Video of How to Shoot Simple Headshots

One of the most difficult parts of entering an industry is getting to see how the industry actually works. There are internships and apprenticeships, of course—but those don’t pay well, if at all. How else can you see a professional at work, to really comprehend how the system functions? For a (mostly) uncut, thoroughly detailed look at […]

Continue Reading

Photography News

New! Want more photography tips? We now offer a free newsletter for photographers:

No, my photos are the best, close this forever