David Estapa

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How to Find Interesting Photographs When You’re Stuck in ‘Boring’ Locations

Travel photographers get to traverse the world in search of one-of-a-kind photo ops, so finding interesting things to capture usually isn’t a problem …

Motion and Action Photography Tips

For the most part, the world around us is in motion. Some things move slowly while some move faster. Slow moving things are plants, turtles, snails …

The Introduction to Getting the Best Results from Your Lenses

Your lenses are much more important than your camera is. They do a big job of helping to determine what kind of image quality comes out of the …

6 Types of Photos Every Photographer Should Know How to Make

While the popularity of some creative photography techniques rises and falls, there are some photo tricks that continue to stand the test of time. …

Turn Your Photo into An Artwork

Have you ever wanted to do something a little different with your photographs? Not stop with the simple click of the shutter and turn it into an …

How to Advance Your Photography with Aperture Priority Mode

Many photographers think that the next step after shooting in auto mode is jumping right into manual. But, as landscape and architecture photographer …

12 Weekend Photo Projects To Do During the Golden Hour

The Golden Hour is one of the best times for you to go out and shoot photos. But this weekend, you only have a small window to time to go out there …

Four Ways to Hit Your Stride in Street Photography

In the beginning, street photo can be dizzying. There can be an inclination to photograph everything, which can lead to a large pool of images from …

How to Use an ND Filter for Long Exposures at the Seaside

One of the best ways to shoot with a very long exposure in bright sunlight is to use an ND filter. This is how you get that silky smooth water effect …

How to Light and Photograph a Wedding Ring on the Cheap

ISO 400<p>When it comes to photographing wedding rings, lots of work is usually involved to make them look natural and to bring out all the details that …

How I Learned to Be a "Fly on the Wall" Photographer

There are many, many photographers that wish they were simply an observer and that no one would pay them any attention. And as many often try to be …

How to Make Your Landscape Images Stand Out

Making your landscape images stand out from the pack isn’t exactly simple to do. In fact, landscape photography can either be the simplest or one of …

Wedding Photographers Dylan and Sara on Effective Marketing

<i>All images by Dylan and Sara. Used with permission</i><p>Photography duo Dylan and Sara are part of the most recent trend of wedding photographers embracing …

4 Tips for Photographing Bugs and Insects

Sometimes the most interesting things to photograph are right under your nose, even though you might have to look a little harder to see them. Bugs, …

Photography

DIY Home Automation: The Garage Door

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>In past posts, I have written several entries while working on my connect home. Of the many different services available, I …

10 Things That Should Always Be In Your Camera Bag: Packing Like a Pro

No matter what you are going to shoot, you can't foresee the weather, right? Weather isn’t the only problematic aspect of photoshooting. Many other …

5 Apps That Will Change The Way You Think About Photos

By Luke Dormehl7 minute Read<p>When it comes to taking a good photograph, the human eye is still the best sensor. What happens to the image after that …

How to hold your camera correctly

If you are shooting hand-held, <b>you</b> are the tripod!<p>click to tweet<p>The way you hold your camera while you’re shooting has profound effects on the quality …

Shape the light in your photos with Photoshop and Camera Raw

In this excerpt of a CreativeLive class, <b>Jack Davis</b> shows you that the lighting that you captured in your images is <i>not</i> carved in stone. He shows you …

Tutorials

How to Get More Out of Your Speedlites

Hot shoe flashes, known as speedlites (or speedlights) are incredibly capable little flashes that can put just the right amount of light in the right …

Diffuse a Flash With a Large Translucent Reflector

<b>Want more useful photography tips? Click here.</b><p>A couple of years ago, I faced a pretty big logistical problem on a shoot. I had a reflector, my …

12 Fantastic Fall Photo Tips -- Our Extra-Crunchy Guide to Leaf Peeping

Fall has up and arrived kamikaze leaves crash down on unsuspecting passersby, leaf peeping is a thing again, and reports of rumbles coming from the …

4 Ways That Framing Can Improve Your Images

When people hang works of art on the walls of their home, it’s not something they go about in haphazard fashion; they don’t just place a beloved …

Framing

Watermarking Your Photography: A Crash Course

_<p><i>We appreciated the simple typeface and small size of Gaurav Agrawl's watermark. The placement doesn't interfere with the content of his image and</i> …

Why You Need A Tablet & How It’ll Transform Your Lightroom Workflow

I can’t function in clutter. I loathe clutter. I’m not necessarily OCD about it, but I learned a long time ago that it makes more sense for me to …

The 10 Lightroom Tools That Are A Landscape Photographer's Dream

As we know, Lightroom has become a very powerful tool not only for image management but also for post production. Amongst the tools available are …

Tutorials

How to Photograph Lightning - the Ultimate Guide

If someone told me I could only take pictures of one thing for the rest of my life – I’d think about it for awhile, and then choose lightning. …

5 Things That Often Get Overlooked In Your Photography Workflow

All photographers have their own way of doing things. The workflow differs, but it is essentially the same thing. But since we are all human, we …

Tutorials

How to make double exposures with a dSLR

A double exposure is a creative photographic technique where two different images are combined in one frame.<p>Also known as multiple exposures (depending on the final number of images superimposed on one another) you can make these photos in-camera -- no Photoshop skills required. Here's a guide on …

Mobile Photography