5 Things You Can Change to Take Better Pictures

5 Things You Can Change to Take Better Pictures

There are some things you can do to improve your photographic skills.

 
Simple Tips for Better Portraits

Simple Tips for Better Portraits

There is an art to taking good pictures of people.

 
Tips for Flower Photography

Tips for Flower Photography

A well-planned photograph will enrich your life with a flower's beauty forever.

 
Learning to See in Black & White

Learning to See in Black & White

You can make successful mono images in any light.

 
 

Photography Tips & Tutorials

Fill Flash Photography Trick

Fill Flash Photography Trick

I spent a sunny afternoon a couple summers ago at a work social function, having fun knocking back a few cold ones, and generally enjoying the company of co-workers I don’t get to see that often. (I’m one of those “telecommuters” working with people three provinces away…) In the crowd was a fellow camera buff, […]

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Which Camera Brand Has the Best Color?

Which Camera Brand Has the Best Color?

Think your camera brand is best when it comes to color quality? Even better, do you think you can tell an image with excellent color from one with inferior color quality? If you answered yes to either of these questions or if you’re simply curious, you’re going to be fascinated by photographer Tony Northrop’s brand […]

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Classic Studio Portraits Tutorial with a Speedlight

Classic Studio Portraits Tutorial with a Speedlight

You don’t need much to shoot classic studio portraits. Manhattan photographer and Adorama instructor Daniel Norton takes us through a studio setup using just two speedlights and a DIY reflector: A speedlight is another name for a hot shoe flash, a small, battery-powered flash with an adjustable head that can be either attached to your […]

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Outdoor Flash Photography Tips with Children & Pets

Outdoor Flash Photography Tips with Children & Pets

As we all know, photographing children can be very challenging. It is tough enough just to keep them in sharp focus. Who in their right mind would complicate the task even further by adding pets and flash lighting to the mix? You should! Adding the right amount of flash at the correct angle can turn […]

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How to Give Your Photos a Warm Vintage Film Style

How to Give Your Photos a Warm Vintage Film Style

Older images have a distinct look. Colors appear warm and the image lacks true blacks, creating a slightly washed out look. This dated look is vastly popular even today and that’s why photo sharing platforms such as Instagram have built-in vintage filters. While many presets are readily available, why not learn how to do it […]

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How to Use a Gray Card for Perfect Exposure

How to Use a Gray Card for Perfect Exposure

Struggling to get the perfect exposure? Or not quite sure how to nail it each and every time? Consider the humble gray card. It’s not much to look at, but it can take all the guesswork out of your exposure settings. Photographer David Bergman from Adorama explains just what it is, why it works, and a […]

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