4 Tips for More Interesting Travel Photos

4 Tips for More Interesting Travel Photos

Remember to keep the human interest in your photos.

 
Tips for Using Patterns in Photography

Tips for Using Patterns in Photography

Patterns can be found everywhere in our world.

 
Tips for Using Contrast in Photography

Tips for Using Contrast in Photography

Contrast is the range of difference between different tones in a photograph.

 
The Travel Photographer’s Decisive Moment

The Travel Photographer’s Decisive Moment

Why is gesture so important?

 
 

Photography Tips & Tutorials

How to Use Colored Gels in the Background of Beauty Portraits

How to Use Colored Gels in the Background of Beauty Portraits

To some, studio photography is boring and dull. Others view the studio as a blank slate, capable of becoming anything an artist can imagine with the help of carefully placed props, lighting, and models. For photographer Daniel Norton, it doesn’t get much better then an empty room when it comes to crafting a creative campaign: Rather […]

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How to Find & Photograph Great Macro Subjects

How to Find & Photograph Great Macro Subjects

If there’s one type of photography “wild west”, it’s macro photography. While most other subject – flowers, sunsets, the aurora borealis – already have thousands of great shots from pro photographers, the opportunities to take new, unique, and exciting macro shots are endless! Here are a few tips I learned on my macro photography journey […]

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How to Use Natural Reflectors for Street Portraits

How to Use Natural Reflectors for Street Portraits

More often than not, photography is a game of chasing down light. It’s the single most crucial thing in making a great image; a beautiful model or scenic view won’t shine if the light is just a bit off. Many photographers invest hundreds or thousands of dollars into top of the line strobes, speedlites, and […]

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New: 31 Days to Becoming a Better Photographer

New: 31 Days to Becoming a Better Photographer

Finally, a practical photography course to take you from zero to photography hero in 31 days. Released today, this new step by step online course will teach you everything you need to know to take stunning pictures like the ones shown below. It is currently 75% off for the launch sale which ends soon. Launch […]

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Church & Cathedral Photos: Use a Slow Shutter Speed

Church & Cathedral Photos: Use a Slow Shutter Speed

Finally, the local photo club had arranged for us to take pictures inside the beautiful Our Lady of Victory Basilica. I was so excited! In my nearly 50 years, I had never once even peeked in through the doorway. Once inside, I understood why documentaries had been made about this grand church. It was so […]

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UV Filter Pros and Cons for Photographers

UV Filter Pros and Cons for Photographers

The use of UV and clear filters is a hotly debated topic in photography. In the case of film photography, it’s absolutely imperative that you use a UV filter, because film is extremely sensitive to UV rays. But if you’re using a digital camera, is it so important? Phil Steele shares his insight: The question […]

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