Spring Photography Tips

Spring Photography Tips

Although the days are getting longer, the sun is still low in the sky.

 
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.

 
 

Photography Tips & Tutorials

Fireworks Photos: Preparation and Planning

Fireworks Photos: Preparation and Planning

Everyone loves a great fireworks show and it seems that lots of people take pictures while they are at the show. Here is a question for you. How many great pictures of fireworks have you seen taken by any of your friends or relatives? I’ll bet your answer is not many. Now, have you ever […]

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Food Photography Lighting: Specular Highlights & Falloff

Food Photography Lighting: Specular Highlights & Falloff

The sole purpose of food photography is to make food appear mouthwatering. Professional food photographer Joanie Simon shares her go to lighting techniques to make your food photography look more delicious: Specular Highlights Specular highlights are the result of direct reflection. They’re formed when the light bouncing off the subject is bright and not diffused. […]

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Don’t Listen to Every Photography Tip You Hear

Don’t Listen to Every Photography Tip You Hear

The internet is full of photography tips. Some can really help take your photography to the next level. Others, depending on your shooting style, may not be so helpful. Landscape photographer James Popsys lays out some of the worst advice he’s received and why you too might want to give these “rules” a break: Photography […]

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Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, and Manual Mode

Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, and Manual Mode

Digital photography has given almost anyone with a camera the potential to become a creative photographer. These days even compact cameras offer features that once were only found on ‘serious’ SLR cameras. The trouble is, most people who have grown up with point-and-shoot cameras have very little idea what these features are all about. After […]

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Long Shutter Speeds: 5 Photo Tips

Long Shutter Speeds: 5 Photo Tips

Long exposure photography opens up doors for maximizing your creativity. When using this technique, you basically leave the shutter open for a bit longer allowing the camera to record movement in the scene. The resulting images stand out because they show things that human eyes don’t see. In this video by B&H, you’ll learn a […]

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Using Histograms in Photography

Using Histograms in Photography

The trick with taking pictures is getting the exposure correct. The exposure is a product of the ISO, shutter speed, and aperture. How can you tell if your exposure is correct? You might say, “Look at the back of the camera, and just look at the image. It looks fantastic!” I hate to tell you this, […]

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