Headshot photography doesn’t need to have a very complicated approach. All it takes is the right setup and honest collaboration between the photographer and the client. It also requires great knowledge of lighting a face, and last but not least, great interpersonal skills. Vanessa Joy demonstrates what it takes to make great headshots: Joy […]
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
Many photographers run for cover when the outside air temperature dips five or ten degrees below the freezing point, fearing their equipment may malfunction, or worse, their fingers and toes will fall victim to Jack Frost’s wiles. Although these concerns may hold some truth, the reality is that with adequate and thoughtful preparation, the snow-shy […]
Working with models is tough. As the photographer, you’re responsible not only for your own work but also for the outcome of the model. So what will make or break the shoot? Manny and Diana Ortiz have a few pointers to share: The Dos of Photographing Models Always give positive feedback. It’s easy to get caught up […]
I propose to you that getting photographs right in your camera is a game of imagination. My plan is to introduce you to that game and identify many of the possibilities available to you. In this article you will find: An approach for capturing the photographs you want, the way you want them, in your […]
Just when you thought you’d seen everything that you could do with a camera and a flashlight, photographer Eric Paré shares something new. Here, he shows us how to light paint with a tube light for amazing long exposures: You might be wondering, “What’s new about light painting? Isn’t that something that we’ve seen already?” […]
Black and white is an old style of photography which you might say is outdated, but it’s now more popular than ever and still used by amateur and professional photographers alike. It has a dramatic edge that color just doesn’t achieve, and it can turn a lifeless color photo into a stunning black and white […]