Travel Photography in the Real World

Travel Photography in the Real World

The sky is not always blue and the crowds do not always clear a path for you.

 
3 Elements of Great Sports Action Photography

3 Elements of Great Sports Action Photography

What's the difference between a good action shot and a great one?

 
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?

 
Photography Is Dead, Long Live Photography!

Photography Is Dead, Long Live Photography!

The new king is actually still the old king.

 
 

Photography Tips & Tutorials

Easy Color Grading with LUTs in Luminar

Easy Color Grading with LUTs in Luminar

One of the most useful features in Luminar 2018 is the LUT Mapping filter. It may seem innocuous, but it is a potent tool for quickly adding a “look” to your images without having to do a lot of work. By using the LUT mapping filter, you can achieve a variety of effects, from simply […]

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3 Keys to Good Composition

3 Keys to Good Composition

Want to know the secret behind photographer Peter McKinnon’s eye-catching images? As it turns out, most of it has to do with keen attention to detail when it comes to formulating a captivating composition. Here, he discusses the three aspects that most directly impact photo composition: 1. Framing One of the easiest ways to direct viewers […]

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Low Angle Photography Tips

Low Angle Photography Tips

One of the most popular angles to shoot is from the photographer’s standing point of view. While is fine with landscape and other general purpose photography, it does not create high impact visually arresting images. Most of the professional photographers, who have mastered the art of photography by experimenting and self learning, produce stunning and […]

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Male Photography Model Posing Tips

Male Photography Model Posing Tips

There are plenty of posing guides out there for female models, but what about men? Shooting male models needs a slightly different approach, and in this short video from Mango Street, Rachel Gulotta talks us through the various poses and simple techniques you can apply to your own male model shoots: The model in the […]

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HDR Photography and Equipment

HDR Photography and Equipment

Because I lead workshops, I am often asked if a point and shoot digital camera is okay. Well, the simple answer is absolutely yes. Here is a little story to illustrate my point. Let’s say that two photographers wake up early one morning for a full day of shooting. They both want to capture HDR […]

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Perspective Distortion: How Does It Work?

Perspective Distortion: How Does It Work?

Intentionally creating perspective distortion with a dolly zoom is a well-known technique, but understanding how it works is a whole other can of worms. In the video below, animator Jesse Agar explains in humorous detail what’s happening with your lens when you combine dolly motion with a zoom lens: The dolly zoom is the technique […]

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