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?

 
6 Magic Hour Photography Tricks

6 Magic Hour Photography Tricks

Direction of light plays a huge part in photography.

 
5 Long Exposure Landscape Photography Tips

5 Long Exposure Landscape Photography Tips

A tripod is absolutely essential.

 
 

Photography Tips & Tutorials

5 Reasons to Use a Battery Grip on Your Camera

5 Reasons to Use a Battery Grip on Your Camera

Of all the accessories out there for our DSLRs, the battery grip is perhaps among the most neglected. Easily attaching to the camera body’s internal battery compartment, this handy little attachment has a number of useful functions that may surprise you. Photographer Miguel Quiles goes through just a few of them in the following short: 1. Improves […]

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10 Tips to Make Your Photos Pop

10 Tips to Make Your Photos Pop

We are all looking for little ways to make your photos come to life. Here are some good tricks to really help with the technical side of the camera, so you can focus on the image you see in front of you. 1. Shoot in RAW Shoot in RAW format so your image is not […]

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Why Hand Placement Matters in Couples Portrait Photography

Why Hand Placement Matters in Couples Portrait Photography

Hands play a crucial role in wedding photography (and, for that matter, any type of photography). If your subjects’ hands aren’t placed carefully, an otherwise great photo might be ruined. This video from SLR Lounge is all about posing your subjects so that their hands and other “natural pointers” tell the story you want to tell: The human hand is […]

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How to Capture Sharp iPhone Photos at Night

How to Capture Sharp iPhone Photos at Night

When Emil Pakarklis started out using his iPhone for nighttime photography, a lot of the pictures ended up dark and grainy. But he’s learned a lot since then. In this video, he shares how he takes perfect photos during the night using an iPhone: Pakarklis learned that if you want to get predictable results for your […]

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Simple Yet Effective Photography Tips

Simple Yet Effective Photography Tips

If you’re new to photography and looking for some simple ways to get your photos looking better, this article will give you 7 useful tips. These tips are all composition-based and help you use your “eye” more when taking photos. Tip #1 – Avoid the Center The rule of thirds is what they call it […]

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How to Use the Gradient Filter in Lightroom for Editing Landscape Photos

How to Use the Gradient Filter in Lightroom for Editing Landscape Photos

The gradient filter tool in Lightroom is pretty powerful. It works and behaves like the neutral density filters that we use in everyday photography. Using the Lightroom filters, however, requires a slightly different approach to what you might be used to. Joshua Cripps explains: First things first, the graduated filter can be easily accessed from the top right Develop […]

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