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The best wedding photography tips for capturing the big day

Thinking about putting your camera chops toward wedding photography? A wedding day is one of the most stressful and demanding events to shoot, but as …

Dynamic symmetry: The genius of Henri Cartier-Bresson's composition

Henri Cartier-Bresson—the father of modern day street photography and master of the candid shot—was obsessive about the 'geometry' in his …

How I Light: Marko Marinkovic on Crafting Expressive and Textural Luminance in His Wedding Photography | Rangefinder

<b>Dubrovnik, Croatia</b> <b><br>Genre:</b> Wedding <b><br>Style:</b> Textural, expressive, natural <br>@mweddings | marinkovic-weddings.com<p>Living in a Mediterranean country means …

4 Fantastic Portrait Tutorials: Tips & Tricks for Better Photos

Learning to photograph people is a rite of passage for any photographer. When it comes to portrait photography, there’s so much to consider: …

Tutorials

5 tips for beautiful and natural-looking couple portraits

If you’re new to couple portraits, you probably know that it could be a bit tricky. It’s not always easy to get them relaxed and feel comfortable in …

Peter Hurley: The Art Behind The Headshot

Back in 2010, Fstoppers teamed up with a relatively unknown photographer who was completely crushing the New York City headshot market. The resulting …

Ten Things You Can Do to Make Your Photo and Video Clients Happy

Happy clients keep coming back and paying more money. More money means more tacos. And that's good, because the next Taco Tuesday is less than a week …

Get Tack Sharp Images Without A Tripod

Tripods are essential tools for images that require slower shutter speeds like images in low-light or images capturing motion blur. But what do when …

Landscape Photography

5 Tips to Stage a Room for the Perfect Portrait Session

Finding the perfect location for a photo shoot can be tricky. Budget constraints, lighting issues, and space can complicate the selection process and …

Home Decorating

The Pomodoro Photography Technique

If you have photographer’s block, or lacking inspiration to shoot— set a timer for 25 minutes, and do nothing but photograph for those 25 …

Time Management

Learn the “Laws of Light” with This Fascinating Tutorial from Studio Pro J.P. Morgan (VIDEO)

Commercial photographer J.P. Morgan has over two decades of studio experience, as well as a knack for helping others shoot like a pro. In the video …

Color Composition: Bounce Back by Big Sean

I got really inspired by the music video: “Bounce Back” by Big Sean. Here is a break-down of some color-combinations and palettes in the film:

How To Find The Best Focal Length For Portraits

We’ve all heard the phrase “the camera adds 10 pounds” way too often, but have you wondered why it came about? In 60 seconds we are going to debunk …

The Pros and Cons Of Speedlight Flash Photography

Lighting is the most important element of a photograph. It is essentially the only thing that a picture is truly made of. And it’s the <i>quality and</i> …

How to Enable Nikon’s One-Click Zoom Feature

One of the key features that many high-end Nikon DSLRs hide in their menu system, is the ability to instantly zoom into an image at 100% zoom, or 1:1 …

Cameras

The Details in This Elegant Literary Wedding Are All Made of Books — Even the Bouquet!

Book-lovers, you're going to swoon over this gorgeous Chicago wedding. Gwen and Tim are both professional writers who were also speech team rivals in high school. So when it came to their wedding, they of course had to incorporate some literary touches.<p>Instead of using natural flowers in their …

Weddings

The Biggest Wedding Photo Mistakes Your Photographer Wants You to Know

When it comes to your wedding photos, you only want the best results. Awkward-looking shots and bad lighting are a couple of things feared most, but there are some things to consider to get the best possible photos on your big day. To find out tips and avoidable mistakes, we've talked to …

This Hindu-Christian Wedding Looks Gorgeous

Best thing about interreligious weddings is that you get two of them.

Photographers Who Have Inspired Me

I couldn’t have gotten to where I am without these individuals— who have inspired me, helped me, or helped me develop in my personal vision.Why write …

Street Photography

Why is Composition Important?

Dear friend,<p>I’ve been thinking a lot about composition— what it is for, and why it is important in photography:<p>1. Composition directs the eyes of …

How to use gridded strip softboxes as your main light source

When it comes to setting up flash for a portrait, one might usually grab a big octabox or beauty dish. Normally, we wouldn’t consider something like …