New Year’s Resolutions for New Photographers

New Year’s Resolutions for New Photographers

Start your new photography journey as you learn.

 
Going the Extra Mile For a Great Photo

Going the Extra Mile For a Great Photo

What sets a good photographer apart from the rest?

 
Sunset Silhouette Photography

Sunset Silhouette Photography

The key element to keep in mind is that you are adding a shape, not a person.

 
Photography Is Dead, Long Live Photography!

Photography Is Dead, Long Live Photography!

The new king is actually still the old king.

 
 

Photography Tips & Tutorials

Travel Photography in the Real World

Travel Photography in the Real World

Relevant reminder: only a little while left for the Powerful Imagery Guide at 52% Off Many articles discuss the best practices for travel photography, and many of them, while providing worthwhile advice, tend not to take into account the fact that conditions are not always perfect for making photographs. The sky is not always blue, the […]

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Candlelight Portraits Tutorial (Video Tutorial)

Candlelight Portraits Tutorial (Video Tutorial)

Have you ever tried to photograph a portrait lit only by candles? It sounds great in theory, but if you’ve tried it, you’ll probably know it doesn’t come out that well unless you’re lucky. The long shutter speeds and large apertures needed make it difficult to capture a sharp image of a model, and the […]

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The Powerful Imagery Guide at 52% Off

The Powerful Imagery Guide at 52% Off

Do you ever feel like your images lack impact? Successful photographers move us with seemingly effortless consistency. But, how? This comprehensive downloadable digital guide- Powerful Imagery: The Photographer’s Insight, by Mitchell Kanashkevich, shows you exactly how to do this. We were able to negotiate a 52% discount for our readers today which ends soon. Deal found here: […]

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Watch Product Photography Techniques in Studio

Watch Product Photography Techniques in Studio

With multiple light setups and specialized equipment, product photography can seem daunting and complicated. It doesn’t have to be like that, as Dustin Dolby shows us in this useful video: Using a kit lens, a striplight softbox and an ordinary Yongnuo speedlight, Dolby talks us through the process he uses to create a really nice […]

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What Are “Stops” in Digital Camera Settings?

What Are “Stops” in Digital Camera Settings?

Probably one of the most misunderstood terms in beginner photography is “stop.” Imagine hearing, “I need three stops of brightness. Stop up the ISO 200 to 400, stop down the speed from 1/60 to 1/30, and stop up from (f-stop) 5.6 to 4.” It’s statements like this, and the mathematical explanation, that cause most people […]

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How a DSLR Shutter Works

How a DSLR Shutter Works

You probably know everything there is to know about your DSLR, including the way the shutter mechanism works. But have you ever had the opportunity to look at it in its bare form? The way the system works without the clutter of the rest of the components and contraptions added to the camera? Chris Marquardt […]

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