Spring Photography Tips

Spring Photography Tips

Although the days are getting longer, the sun is still low in the sky.

 
5 Things You Can Change to Take Better Pictures

5 Things You Can Change to Take Better Pictures

There are some things you can do to improve your photographic skills.

 
Simple Tips for Better Portraits

Simple Tips for Better Portraits

There is an art to taking good pictures of people.

 
Tips for Flower Photography

Tips for Flower Photography

A well-planned photograph will enrich your life with a flower's beauty forever.

 
 

Photography Tips & Tutorials

5 Exercises to Help You Understand Histograms

5 Exercises to Help You Understand Histograms

If you’re on the hunt for your first DSLR camera, or you’ve just purchased a DSLR and you’re new to digital photography, chances are you’ve been on the internet and watched one or two videos about things you should know or might want to know in order to get the most out of your camera—these […]

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Top 12 Image Editing Skills Every Photographer Should Know

Top 12 Image Editing Skills Every Photographer Should Know

Before you start editing, make sure that you have a good image work flow.¬†This means saving originals in a separate place to prevent you from damaging or destroying the original image. And get familiar with your program’s UNDO capability–usually the Ctrl-Z key is a shortcut to undo the most recent image change. Don’t forget Save […]

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Photography Bad Habits to Overcome

Photography Bad Habits to Overcome

There’s a fine line between mistakes and bad habits. And we as photographers are guilty of having some bad habits we may not be aware of. Photographer Peter McKinnon has put together this list of six bad habits common to photographers: 1. Refusing to Shoot in Less Than Ideal Conditions Near perfect conditions like a […]

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How to Position a Softbox

How to Position a Softbox

When it comes to using a softbox, the results¬†are affected by simple little things that you just can’t ignore. Photographer Jay P. Morgan from The Slanted Lens explains how you can best place your softbox to get the light you want: Orienting a Softbox One dilemma that can arise when working with a softbox is […]

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Sky Photography Tips and Techniques

Sky Photography Tips and Techniques

How many beautiful nature pictures have we all seen with little or none of the sky-scape? You may think of the sky as only some unavoidable background for most of your nature photo subject matter, and the more blue it is, the better. Well guess what? Mother Nature has a treasure trove of eye catching […]

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Small Bird Photography Tips

Small Bird Photography Tips

Photographing birds is a matter of skill and patience. And when it comes to photographing small birds, things take an even more exciting turn. Smaller birds also differ in behavior and require different photography techniques. Photographer Brent Hall shares some essential tips to help you photograph small birds in the wild: Know Your Birds Knowing […]

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