Stray Light and Lens Flare in Photography

Stray Light and Lens Flare in Photography

Any stray light can cause an obvious effect.

 
Night Sky & Star Photography Techniques

Night Sky & Star Photography Techniques

It's one of the easiest forms of photography that yields some of the most impressive results.

 
Taking and Processing Fog & Mist Photos

Taking and Processing Fog & Mist Photos

Be prepared to get up early to catch the best shots!

 
5 Tips to Add Flavor to Landscape Photography

5 Tips to Add Flavor to Landscape Photography

Landscapes have a magical impact on people.

 
 

Photography Tips & Tutorials

How to Bracket Exposures in Photography

How to Bracket Exposures in Photography

Many of us have heard of bracketing and then discarded it as something too difficult or impractical. But this little technique can almost guarantee you the perfect exposure every time. Let’s take a look at a few simple steps to great images. In the old days of film photography, it was difficult to bracket if […]

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Try These Visual Special Effects for Eye-Catching Photography

Try These Visual Special Effects for Eye-Catching Photography

Although most all photographers are concerned with creating realistic images that copy everything as an accurate representation of a subject, in view of the fact that we are so familiar with these types of photos, when a photographer or graphic designer uses a special effect, the results are far more eye-catching and impressive. Some effects […]

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8 Things You Should Always Keep in Your Camera Bag

8 Things You Should Always Keep in Your Camera Bag

There are a few things every photographer should keep in his or her camera bag. Check our list to make sure you’re not forgetting something important! 1. Spare memory card There’s nothing worse than having the perfect shot, going to take your picture, and your camera telling you your memory card is full. To avoid […]

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Do You Have a Photography Checklist? You Should. Here is a Quick Start

Do You Have a Photography Checklist? You Should. Here is a Quick Start

Modern DSLRs have so many features that it is sometimes difficult to keep track of all the settings. One of my biggest concerns is that a shot will be ruined because some switch was not in the correct setting for what I wanted to create. I don’t want to be like the wedding photographer who […]

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Aperture and Shutter Priority Modes on Digital Cameras

Aperture and Shutter Priority Modes on Digital Cameras

Aperture and shutter speed settings can seem confusing for a new photographer. Luckily your semi-automatic settings, Aperture Priority and Shutter Priority, make them a little easier to understand. Do you know how to use them? Earlier SLR cameras (film) were fully manual. A photographer needed to understand aperture and shutter speed settings and know how […]

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Urban Portrait Photography Tips & Techniques

Urban Portrait Photography Tips & Techniques

Imagine yourself, camera in hand, walking through a busy metropolis. The sights, the sounds, and the smells of a bustling city overwhelm your senses. People all around you are scurrying to and from work. Others are sitting in outdoor cafes enjoying lunch. You can see worn out shoppers, their hands filled with packages, moving from […]

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