Photography Tips And Tutorials

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Photography Tips And Tutorials

Photography Tips And Tutorials Thu Jul 19 2018 19:01:38 GMT+0000 (UTC)
WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- Portrait photography happens to be one of the oldest forms of photography. It remains to be one of the most popular photography genres, and as a photographer, the art of taking good portraits always helps, even if it isnt the specialized genre of the
You know how once youve gotten to know something pretty well, it can be awkward to ask the basics. I know weve sat at the same lunch table for the last six months, but whats your name? Well, we feel that way about photography sometimes too. So, here
Skylum just announced a new update to the Luminar 2018 photo editor! The 1.3.0 update includes numerous features enhancements and bug fixes for the Windows and Mac versions. To celebrate the update Skylum is offering Luminar at it’s lowest
Instagram crush alert! @Paperboyo combines stunningly precise papercraft cut-outs with monuments and landmarks from all over the globe for amazing photographs that never cease to make us marvel (and occasionally chuckle too). Thankfully, we don&#
It’s an ideal time to start with those short but sweet weekend trips by car or motorbike. Whether we go with family or friends, wonderful experiences and sights await us. We found some of the most amazing road trip scenes to remind you of t
You know the feeling. You follow an Instagrammer so talented, you dont just double-tap like them, you like like them. We asked you to let us know your Instagram crushes, and threw in a few of our own. Get ready to fall in love. You know the feeling.
Light painting is a technique used in photography in which a long exposure is shot and a light source is moved in the frame to add an artistic touch. To move the light source, usually the photographer or the assistant has to be in the frame. So, a co
We’ve had 30 Episodes of our Photojojo Weekly Podcast Challenge so far! Can you believe it? We sure can’t, and we can’t believe how great your photo submissions are. Here are our challenge winners from Episodes 21-30. Yo
Basked in golden light as the sun shimmers over the water, the sunset can truly be a magnificent sight. When you are traveling or even exploring your local area, try to be a little more creative with your sunset photography. Too often we see the stan
Nature has beautiful ways of surprising us. One of its finest moments was captured byggmomster. While the glacially fed Moraine Lake in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada looks amazing in itself, it amazed the people around even more when a beautif
Multiple exposure photography is a technique in which two or more images are superimposed to get one final image. Double exposure photography was discovered by accident when film failed to advance properly. Later, photographers began utilizing this t
There is something magical about sunset that seems irresistible to snap a photo. No matter what genre of photography you do, you must have—or will at some point—take a photo of the sunset. Most of the sunset photos we see are eith
You love love, and you love it big time. So, go BIG this Valentines Day. Print up a 3 foot x 4 foot Engineer Print to show your love BIG time. Read along to see three fun ways to spread the love to friends, crushes and soulmates using photos! &#1
Mount St. Helens, an active volcano in the state of Washington, is infamous for its deadliest and most economically destructive volcanic event in the history of the United States, which happened in 1980. However, looking at the photo taken on July 4,
Imagine you’re about to start a new job. You get anxious. And you’re really appreciate a detailed understanding of how things work at your new job so you can feel prepared and confident. Well, if you’re a budding wedding
Musical instruments are really amazing pieces of engineering. But after having a look at the following photograph, it seems they’re architectural marvels, as well. The image below is by Adrian Borda, and it is of the inside of a very old Fr
I personally prefer to shoot sunsets when the sun is hiding behind clouds. Choosing the Right Day In Malaysia, the best day for photographing a sunset or sunrise is a day when it is unbearably hot. This is because the sky is so clear that it is almos
Most of us have seen and admired the classic night sky photo with the stars circling the sky. A well taken star trail photo leaves everyone in awe as it shows us the sky in a way our eyes can never see it naturally. Matthew Saville presents a quick g
Having a DSLR camera to use is the ultimate thrill for a budding photographer. Taking great sunset shots should be easy with such a great tool, right? You would think so, yet I know people who have invested in decent cameras but still could not creat
More than perhaps any other dog breed, Border Colliesare highly task-oriented andneed to experience a sense of purpose in order to thrive. Indeed, they tend to be notorious workaholics. This, in addition to their intelligence and agility, suits Borde
Cameras, lenses, and other equipment are the tools of the trade. But at the end of the day, it all boils down to the skill of the photographer. A basic and very important skill that a photographer must have is composition: Mark Silber, along with his
Sunsets are among the favorite subjects of people who love photography, whether amateurs or veterans. Wherever they go, people just love to watch sunsets while relaxing at the end of the day, and when there’s an opportunity, they don&#8
Diving in clear waters where visibility is hundreds of feet is a dream come true for ardent divers. Photographer and diver Marc Henauercapturedthis image while diving in the crystal clear water of Verzasca River in Ticino, Switzerland: The water is s
Children’s portraits often seem better when they have a dreamy, vibrant, fairy tale touch to them. Umesh Dinda from PiXimperfect shows us how to achieve the effect by softening the skin, adding vibrant color, and dodging and burning: The fi
Just released, like having a professional landscape photographer by your side, telling you exactly what to do to get the perfect shot anywhere, every time. Proven, step-by-step recipes for 22 different types of sunrise & sunset photo opportun
In British Colombia, Canada, thousands of tiny tadpoles swim beneath the surface of a lily pad covered lake. Capturing this type of incredible and highly unusual scene is the norm for New Zealand underwater photographer Eiko Jones: Since picking up h
Want to make sure your travel photos have impact? Check out this excellent video by award-winning travel photographer Mitchell Kanashkevich. He goes beyond the the standard tips and in less than ten minutes describes how to add emotional weight and a
It’s not just enough to be good – you’ve got to find your own unique voice. The question is – how? This article will take you though several things that you can to do help you discover and carve out your own on
Every year, Sydney is host to a festival dedicated to light, music, and ideas, called the Vivid Sydney Festival. During this festival, one can witness amazing immersive light projection. Projections transform various buildings and landmarks into an o
Photography in its simplest sense is about balance among three basic factors: aperture, shutter speed, and ISO. These factors respectively control how much of the frame is in focus, the timing, and the sensitivity of the camera to light. Understandin
We’re all familiar with the cropping tool in our image editing programs. Unfortunately, it is one of the most widely used editing tools, mainly because it’s easy to forget to frame pictures before snapping the shutter. Yes, it is
Sometimes you make an errorwith your camera settings and end up with an image that turns out differently than you expected. In the occasion that you like the photo, you get surprised with an image that reminds you why photography is so awesome! Often
The key to being a good landscape photographer is to understand how the look of a subject changes according to light, and photograph it during the best lighting conditions. Unlike in other genres of photography, a landscape photographer has no contro
A focal point is the part of an image that draws the eye of a viewer to the most important part of the image or the area that you want to highlight. How you do this will make or break the final image. If you don’t know how to create this po
Tent camping is supposed to be all about communingwith nature. It certainly helps if there’s a postcard-worthy peak right outside your door to greet you every morning: Walasavage Photography captured this stunning view of Mt. Robson in Brit
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 followingcon
That images are stories is a self-evident truth, not only of photography but of all images, from children’s drawings through the paintings and sculptures found in world-class museums. Images are only one form of narrative or story. We all t
Sunsets are an amazing example of how an end of something can be beautiful too. The following photo of Schrecksee by travel photographer Sebastian Ruef is a perfect example of a beautiful and colorful end to a day: He used his Fujifilm XT-20 camera w
A beauty dish is a tool used by portrait photographers to create a light that wraps around the subject’s face. It creates a soft light with a natural fall-off that, in turn, creates a contrasted look and makes the image dramatic. If you&amp
As a Staffordshire based wedding photographer I look at a lot of wedding photography and it’s can be very hard to see something you love and not want to replicate the image in your next wedding. However, I don’t think that is the
Freedom. These suburbians aredoing it right: This Independence Day, photographer Scott Quentin Stedman‘s neighbors put on quite a fireworks show in their Southern Californian suburb. “The neighbors were launching [artillery shells
Everyone is guilty of using their camera improperly at some point. Sometimes even the pros make rookie mistakes. But, nobody is to be blamed. The experts over at B&H have compiled a list of eight mistakes that photographers make with their ca
They say that a picture is worth a thousand words. That means that your photographs should be a great way for you to communicate. The question is, do your photographs communicate the right thousand words to tell your story? Have you ever had the expe
It takes a special kind of patience tomake the natural world look as beautiful as it can. For Minnesotan photographer Derek Griggs, that means waiting around in sub-zero temperatures to capture a sunset over Lake Superior, as he did to snag this imag