365 Photo a Day Challenge: Start the Year Right

365 Photo a Day Challenge: Start the Year Right

Unless you get out there and just do it you will get nowhere.

 
Understanding Color in Photography

Understanding Color in Photography

Use color to your advantage.

 
Snow Photography: 5 Quick Tips

Snow Photography: 5 Quick Tips

There is nothing more serene than a fresh snowfall.

 
Learning to See in Black & White

Learning to See in Black & White

You can make successful mono images in any light.

 
 

Photography Tips & Tutorials

Night Photography Tips and Tricks

Night Photography Tips and Tricks

Night photos can be some of the most dramatic photographs that you’ll ever shoot. City lights can create a beautiful look, with the correct aperture setting. Shooting photos of fireworks is fun, but needs a long shutter opening. Capturing photos of your friends during a nighttime party requires a good flash unit. Shooting those night […]

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How to Add Smoke Effects to Product Photography (Video Tutorial)

How to Add Smoke Effects to Product Photography (Video Tutorial)

You may be surprised by some of the creative techniques that photographers dream up to get a stand-out shot. In the following short, artist Max Bridge shows off an aqueous technique that he’s perfected to bring a supernatural feel to even the most banal subject matter: (for those of you reading this by email, the video tutorial […]

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Tips for Bringing Artificial Photo Lighting Outdoors (Video Tutorial)

Tips for Bringing Artificial Photo Lighting Outdoors (Video Tutorial)

Despite the power light has over an image, many photographers are a bit hesitant to work with artificial sources. After all, it’s much easier and less intimidating to simply use what the sun has to offer. And often times, available light on its own is beautiful. However, as photographer Gavin Hoey from Adorama explains, playing it safe won’t […]

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How to Photograph Flowers

How to Photograph Flowers

When you first discover how to take photos of flowers it can give you many days of wonderful enjoyment. Flower photography is a favorite type of photography that many people love. It’s not difficult to take photos of flowers if you get all the key elements right. If you don’t have any close to you, […]

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Camera Levitation Photography Idea

Camera Levitation Photography Idea

Sometimes you really want to do something creative with your photography but nothing interesting comes to mind. Photographer Hayden Pedersen took inspiration from an Instagram account he follows and decided to take a photo of a camera levitating. Sound’s interesting, right? See how he did it: Safety note. Since this idea requires you to swing a […]

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5 Long Exposure Landscape Photography Tips

5 Long Exposure Landscape Photography Tips

1. Three legs are better than two A tripod is absolutely essential, but rather than running out and purchasing any old tripod, I strongly suggest saving up for a well-built model from a reputable tripod manufacturer. Gitzo and Manfrotto are two that spring to mind. A tripod that is poorly built or overly light weight […]

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