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 […]
Diagonal Leading Lines in Photography
Of all the lines used in photography, diagonals are the most dynamic.
The Zone System in Black & White Photography
To get more depth you have to increase the visual range.
Photography Tips & Tutorials
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 […]
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 […]
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) […]
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 field that extends from the nearest possible point […]
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 […]