New Year’s Resolutions for New Photographers

New Year’s Resolutions for New Photographers

Start your new photography journey as you learn.

 
Going the Extra Mile For a Great Photo

Going the Extra Mile For a Great Photo

What sets a good photographer apart from the rest?

 
Sunset Silhouette Photography

Sunset Silhouette Photography

The key element to keep in mind is that you are adding a shape, not a person.

 
Photography Is Dead, Long Live Photography!

Photography Is Dead, Long Live Photography!

The new king is actually still the old king.

 
 

Photography Tips & Tutorials

What Are “Stops” in Digital Camera Settings?

What Are “Stops” in Digital Camera Settings?

Probably one of the most misunderstood terms in beginner photography is “stop.” Imagine hearing, “I need three stops of brightness. Stop up the ISO 200 to 400, stop down the speed from 1/60 to 1/30, and stop up from (f-stop) 5.6 to 4.” It’s statements like this, and the mathematical explanation, that cause most people […]

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How a DSLR Shutter Works

How a DSLR Shutter Works

You probably know everything there is to know about your DSLR, including the way the shutter mechanism works. But have you ever had the opportunity to look at it in its bare form? The way the system works without the clutter of the rest of the components and contraptions added to the camera? Chris Marquardt […]

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How Practicing Street Photography Can Improve Your Wedding Photography

How Practicing Street Photography Can Improve Your Wedding Photography

As a wedding photographer it’s imperative you provide images that your couples will love, but it’s equally necessary to stay inspired and shoot for yourself. Wedding photographers must advance in their skills year on year, grow, and produce stunning images. I realized very early on that the only way to improve my images was to […]

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Do Megapixels Matter?

Do Megapixels Matter?

Do megapixels matter? Yes and no. It all depends on the kind of photographer you are and the kind of work that you do. For most photographers, 20 megapixels is more than enough. Pye Jirsa from SLR Lounge explains: What are megapixels? Let’s start from the very beginning. Megapixels define how much detail your camera […]

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8 Ways to Become More Comfortable with Your Street Photography

8 Ways to Become More Comfortable with Your Street Photography

I know many people who mention that they would like to get involved in street photography, but they can’t get over the initial hump, because they are too afraid to capture strangers candidly in the street. This is a shame, because it is a wonderful and creative form of photography that everyone should try. If […]

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Winter Portraits Studio Photography Tutorial

Winter Portraits Studio Photography Tutorial

Looking for the beauty of winter without braving the blustering cold? As it turns out, you can bring the magic of the snow to any small home studio. All it takes is a little bit of ingenuity, some creative maneuvering, and a few props to bring an outdoor scene to life indoors. Gavin Hoey gives viewers the […]

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