Photographing the moon can be tricky. Last year I had a go at it, and it was a complete disaster, with the moon looking like a big, bright, blurry mass in the sky. After a bit of trial and error I discovered how to take nice shots of the moon. The right lens The first […]
Composition Guidelines for Great Photography
It's about grabbing the attention of the viewer and taking them on a journey.
Travel Photography in the Real World
The sky is not always blue and the crowds do not always clear a path for you.
Photography Tips & Tutorials
Photographer Jordan Matter is rather experienced in finding creative ways to photograph dancers. And he wants to convince his viewers that the kinds of dance photos that will go viral are easier to pull off than they look: Dancer The first step is finding a dancer who is willing to take some risks for amazing photos. […]
Modern DSLR cameras can produce very sharp images with plenty of detail. However, the chief limiting factor to the sharpness of an image is the quality of the lens being employed. If you use a basic kit lens, you will not obtain the best image possible with your camera, simply because the elements comprising the […]
A great portrait is more important than you think it is, both from the perspective of your business and your website. Plus, a self-portrait session is the perfect way to test out new lighting techniques before you head out on a photo shoot. In this video, Jeff Carpenter shares a few tips on how to […]
ISO should be one of the easiest aspects of digital photography to master, but many beginners in photography still have a hard time understanding this fundamental camera setting. I suspect this is because of the way it is being taught. You see, ISO started out as a property of film, and it was much easier […]
While traditionalists may be quick to denounce the merit of iphoneography, the fact of the matter is that the tiny camera installed on our cell phones is by far the handiest tool a photographer has at their disposal. Nothing can match the portability and ease of use of a smartphone’s camera while retaining the same […]