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3 Techniques to Create Depth in Studio Portraits

3 Techniques to Create Depth in Studio Portraits

Solid color backgrounds work well for portraits, as they separate subjects from their surroundings. Depending on the lights and gels in play, they can be incredibly versatile. But they’re far from perfect, primarily because they have a tendency to be plain and flat. However, a little bit of creativity can take a person a long way […]

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Auto Focus: Phase vs. Contrast Detection

Auto Focus: Phase vs. Contrast Detection

It’s easy to take auto-focus for granted. Frankly, it’s a bit difficult to imagine how photographers of the past were able to get by without it. But as often as we take advantage of our cameras’ auto-focusing features, the majority of photographers lack an understanding of how, exactly, the technology works: As photographer David Flores from […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Mt Hood Sunrise

Interesting Photo of the Day: Mt Hood Sunrise

Washington based landscape photographer Ross Schram von Haupt lucked out when he caught a passing glimpse of this vista illuminated by the soft light of the rising sun. Surrounded by rows and rows of towering pines, the prominent peak of Oregon’s Mt. Hood radiates vibrant shades of pink and purple: Taken from the volcanic peak of […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Jasper Overlooks the Canadian Rockies

Interesting Photo of the Day: Jasper Overlooks the Canadian Rockies

There’s a reason why dogs have earned the coveted title of “Man’s Best Friend.” They’re loyal, they’re intelligent, they’re lively, and most of all, they’re downright adorable. Jasper, a Siberian Husky/Labrador Retriever mix from Alberta encompasses everything we love about dogs. With his favorite people by his side, he’s up for even the most daunting […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Standing Out from the Crowd

Interesting Photo of the Day: Standing Out from the Crowd

Serbian photographer Jelena Jankovic was lucky enough to capture this surreal shot at a Massive Attack concert in Croatia—a simple yet powerful piece of commentary on the rise of selfie culture: After spending time as a photojournalist, Jankovic became enamored with theater photography. It was through this career shift that she became interested in the goings on of […]

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5 Simple Black & White Cityscape Photo Tips

5 Simple Black & White Cityscape Photo Tips

It’s easy to romanticize black and white photography. After all, it often has a clean, classical, and dramatic look that people are naturally drawn to. But getting a great black and white is deceptively difficult and requires the photographer to think about the world a little differently, as photographer Aaron Nace demonstrates: Put simply, color plays a […]

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Creative Pet Photo Tips When Time is of the Essence

Creative Pet Photo Tips When Time is of the Essence

Taking compelling pictures of our four legged friends is usually easier said than done. Animals have minds of their own, and often times can’t just be posed into place like a bowl of fruit in a studio still life. But, with a few techniques in tow, it’s possible to transform the task from taxing challenge […]

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5 Tips for Posing Couples

5 Tips for Posing Couples

Learning how to photograph a single individual might be a simple undertaking. However, when two or more models are in play, the task can become exponentially more challenging. Luckily, wedding photographers Sara Byrne and Phil Chester know a thing or two about how to pose couples: The following are just a few of the pair’s fool-proof tricks […]

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10 Reasons Why Your Photos Aren’t Better

10 Reasons Why Your Photos Aren’t Better

Photography is tricky. As easy as it seems to just snap the shutter, there’s a lot more that goes into the photo as a form of art. So, beginners are often surprised to find they struggle when they first pick up a camera. In the following conversation, Tony and Chelsea Northrup discuss ten points where many […]

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Tips and Tricks for Urban Lifestyle Photography

Tips and Tricks for Urban Lifestyle Photography

Capturing day to day life in a compelling way is often easier said than done. Our ordinary lives don’t usually feel all that extraordinary, and getting interesting photographs with run-of-the-mill subjects can become a creative challenge. Luckily, a little bit of ingenuity can go a long way for a well versed photographer. Shamsan Anders, in cooperation […]

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