A Beginning Photographer’s Guide to Light

A Beginning Photographer’s Guide to Light

Lighting plays a crucial role in photography.

 
Compositional Keys and Tips in Photography

Compositional Keys and Tips in Photography

Learn the basics and your images will improve dramatically.

 
Macro Photography Equipment Guide and Tips

Macro Photography Equipment Guide and Tips

You have a number of options.

 
Good Cameras Can Take Bad Photos

Good Cameras Can Take Bad Photos

Of course, it is much easier to blame the camera.

 
 

Photography Tips & Tutorials

Cameras Change But Photography Basics Remain the Same

Cameras Change But Photography Basics Remain the Same

Camera manufacturers are putting bigger chips behind better glass at lower price points than any time in the history of photography. Some photographers grumble about modern cameras introducing low-cost competition into the market, but overall this is an exciting time to be in photography! While modern cameras make it almost impossible to take a poorly […]

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Photographer Recreates Dutch Baroque Style with Underwater Still Life Photos

Photographer Recreates Dutch Baroque Style with Underwater Still Life Photos

While we have seen quite a bit of stunning underwater imagery, this is something that we haven’t seen before. Photographer Alexander James recreates classic Vanitas style with his unique photography technique: James has spent three decades perfecting his style. His work draws its inspiration from the paintings of masters of the Dutch Baroque style. Black […]

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Think Spring: Refreshing Examples of Springtime Photography

Think Spring: Refreshing Examples of Springtime Photography

Spring is about new life emerging after the harsh months of winter; it’s a perfect time to capture it all with your camera! For this reason it’s worth considering anything that grows, blooms, or buds as a worthy subject. Check out what we found: If you’re ready to get out in the flower fields with […]

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How to Add Contrast to Your Portraits with a 3 Light Setup

How to Add Contrast to Your Portraits with a 3 Light Setup

Studio lights are an exciting proposition for any photographer, simply because there is so much that you can do with them. In this video tutorial, photographer Gavin Hoey shows us exactly how to nail a studio lighting setup and then make the most of it. The final bit of the video also manages to squeeze […]

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How to Photograph Great Seascapes

How to Photograph Great Seascapes

The late great Galen Rowell once advised us to look to the edges of environments, and there we would find many successful images. Where the land meets the sea must be by far one of our most fertile hunting grounds. Ever since we were children, given a bucket and spade, a long summer’s day and […]

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Dominant Space in Photography: How to Direct Attention

Dominant Space in Photography: How to Direct Attention

We’ve all heard about foreground and background. Generally the foreground is where you find the main subject. The background is, well . . . in the back. It’s just back behind everything else, right? Wrong! The background is just as important and in some cases even more important than the subject itself. How is that […]

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