Top 10 Children’s Photography Tips

Top 10 Children’s Photography Tips

Every moment with children is an opportunity for a great shot.

 
Diagonal Leading Lines in Photography

Diagonal Leading Lines in Photography

Of all the lines used in photography, diagonals are the most dynamic.

 
The Zone System in Black & White Photography

The Zone System in Black & White Photography

To get more depth you have to increase the visual range.

 
A Beginning Photographer’s Guide to Light

A Beginning Photographer’s Guide to Light

Lighting plays a crucial role in photography.

 
 

Photography Tips & Tutorials

Top 5 Photography Tips to Improve Your Photos

Top 5 Photography Tips to Improve Your Photos

One of the easiest ways to improve your photography is by taking photos of interesting subjects. Of course, you can take great creative photos of uninteresting subjects, but if you choose an interesting subject to photograph in the first place, it makes taking a great photo much easier. 1. Choose an interesting subject to photograph […]

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4 Tips for Posing the Groom in Wedding Photos

4 Tips for Posing the Groom in Wedding Photos

When it comes to his wedding, posing can sometimes be a challenge for the groom. Posing doesn’t come naturally to most men, and this can be a difficult thing to tackle for a wedding photographer. To help you in such tricky situations, wedding photographer Vanessa Joy with Adorama shares four secrets to making a groom […]

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HDR Photography: RAW or JPEG Format?

HDR Photography: RAW or JPEG Format?

If I had a nickel for every time I heard someone say, “I only shoot RAW” (you could substitute JPEG for RAW here) I would be rich. Truth be told, if one limits one’s self to a single format then, I suggest, that one has established limits that are simply stifling one’s creative choices. Many […]

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How to Capture Bokeh in Your Photos

How to Capture Bokeh in Your Photos

The word bokeh, which has been taken from the Japanese dictionary, means blur or out of focus. But the word assumes a much larger definition when used in the context of photography. Suddenly blur is good and background blur is ‘bokehlicious’. But how do you capture bokeh? How do you make your background (and/or foreground) […]

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Hyperfocal Distance Photography: Calculations & Focus

Hyperfocal Distance Photography: Calculations & Focus

In this article I’m going to discuss the special focus condition called hyperfocal distance (HFD) and how you can employ it with today’s DSLR cameras to achieve the absolute greatest possible depth of field (DOF) for any given situation. Hyperfocal focus allows you to produce a depth of fieldĀ that extends from the nearest possible point […]

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How to Control Photo Lighting With a Grid

How to Control Photo Lighting With a Grid

A softbox is a commonly used tool that helps in diffusing light from a small source. It takes light from a flash and then virtually converts it into a larger and softer light source by bouncing the light on to a big, white translucent surface. Light coming out of a softbox wraps the subject in […]

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