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

The First and Last Guide to Cleaning Your Camera You Will Ever Need (Cringeworthy)

The First and Last Guide to Cleaning Your Camera You Will Ever Need (Cringeworthy)

Don’t do this! Are your lenses so dirty you need to do color correction every time you take a shot? Do you change your lenses so often that the noise in your photos is due exclusively to sensor dust?  Ever wonder how to return your camera to an out-of-the-box shine before reselling it on Ebay? […]

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Pursuit: A Storm Chaser’s Amazing Photography Timelapse

Pursuit: A Storm Chaser’s Amazing Photography Timelapse

Photographer Mike Olbinski spends most of his days shooting weddings and portrait sessions. But when spring comes around, you’re likely find him chasing after a very different subject. Pursuit is a short film compiled of footage he made across 10 states and 28,000 miles over the course of 27 days during the peak of storm chasing season. Featuring […]

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New: Essential Photography Skills 3rd Edition

New: Essential Photography Skills 3rd Edition

Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed by the sheer number of options and settings on your digital camera? Does it drive you crazy when your images aren’t as sharp as they should be? The 3rd edition of this popular guide was just released designed to help you master the photography essentials so you can gain confidence […]

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Basics of Aerial Photography from an Airplane or Helicopter

Basics of Aerial Photography from an Airplane or Helicopter

Aerial photography presents unique challenges. It requires much more than just shooting from a high elevation, and it can be very mundane if not done in an artistic and creative way. Professional commercial photography is intended to sell a client’s product, whatever it may be. In the case of aerial photography, it may be that […]

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Understanding Background Plates as a Photographer

Understanding Background Plates as a Photographer

Have you ever taken a lifestyle shot or some other photo where your subject looked great but your background didn’t quite cut it? Maybe the exposure was off, or when you got to post-processing you didn’t have the bokeh you were hoping for. Whatever the reason, taking a couple of background plates during your shoot […]

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How to Become a Photojournalist

How to Become a Photojournalist

Having special access to some of the most intense and exciting political and cultural events in our country is both an earned privilege and a major responsibility; photojournalists get to document moments that go down in history. So how can new photographers get in on that exclusive action and what is it really like? Gino […]

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