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Using Light Shaping Tools to Create Realistic Ambient Light for Outdoor Portraits

Using Light Shaping Tools to Create Realistic Ambient Light for Outdoor Portraits

Although sunny days are great for getting out of the house and enjoying the outdoors, they’re not always the best days for shooting. The high contrast can ruin potentially good shots. However, shooting in the sun can get you some great images if you know how to deal with it. In this video, photographer Joe […]

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Photographing a Singer/Songwriter for an Album Cover

Photographing a Singer/Songwriter for an Album Cover

Portraiture is perhaps the biggest field in photography. Portraits are taken for newspapers, books, magazines, business profiles, family albums, art, etc. And being a photographer, it’s not hard to get pulled into this field sooner or later in your career, whether for a short or long period of time. Portraiture is also a challenging field […]

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Photography Insight from a Professional Photographer Inspired by Art

Photography Insight from a Professional Photographer Inspired by Art

Ever wonder what goes through the mind of a successful art photographer? Well, wonder no more. Marc Silber is here to interview award-winning photographer Bob HolmesĀ about how he creates his amazing images and the process he uses in his everyday photography. Silber and Holmes take a walk through the Hess Winery in Napa, California, while […]

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Matching Sunlight with Lighting Equipment for Outdoor Fashion Photography

Matching Sunlight with Lighting Equipment for Outdoor Fashion Photography

When starting out using strobes, you might think it’s pointless to use them outside on a sunny day. However, there are many situations that call for more than just sunlight and/or reflectors. Outdoor strobes can help you balance your exposure between your background and the side of your subject that lies in shadow. Strobes will […]

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Tips on Photographing Celebrities in the Studio

Tips on Photographing Celebrities in the Studio

Taking portraits of any person can make you nervous, but taking photos of a celebrity? Now that’s nerve-wracking. Celebrities often have little time to spare. So when you’re asked to photograph them, you have to make it quick and easy, yet at the same time be able to reach a comfort level with them that […]

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Flash-Free Portrait Photography Guide

Flash-Free Portrait Photography Guide

Learning to shoot portraits proficiently and efficiently with natural light involves knowledge, skills, gear and techniques that all developing portrait photographers should acquire. Skilled use of natural light can often far exceed the results captured with the aid of flashes or strobes. But it is most important to understand all the possibilities of natural light […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Taking the Camera for a Night on the Town

Interesting Photo of the Day: Taking the Camera for a Night on the Town

Who says you can’t drive and take photos at the same time? These two clever photographers came up with the idea of setting a camera up on a tripod in the back of their Mini Cooper to capture an image of them cruising downtown at night. Of course, you don’t need a Mini to try […]

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Using Umbrellas to Help Imitate Natural Lighting for Portrait Photography

Using Umbrellas to Help Imitate Natural Lighting for Portrait Photography

Umbrellas are great lighting tools for beginners and pros alike. They’re not too hard to figure out, and they give you great light coverage that you didn’t have before. A more advanced technique with umbrellas is using them to imitate natural light. In this tutorial, Jay P Morgan shows you how to use umbrellas to […]

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Infrared Timelapse Photography of an Empty Philadelphia

Infrared Timelapse Photography of an Empty Philadelphia

Infrared photography has been increasing in popularity lately as photographers continue to push the limits of their digital cameras. Of course, infrared photography is nothing new, but it is easier and more manipulative than ever. There is true IR, and then there is color IR which is what photographer Bruce W. Berry Jr. decided to […]

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eBook on How to do a Documentary Photography Project

eBook on How to do a Documentary Photography Project

Have you ever thought about doing your own documentary photography project? Maybe you have or maybe you’ve never even thought of the possibility. While it’s true that documentary photography books are not widespread and well-known, this is one reason that pursuing it can be exciting and successful. It’s not yet a fully tapped genre of […]

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