Chris Simpson

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7 Mistakes You're Making With Your Photos (and How to Stop)

Mistakes are just part of being a photographer, particularly for beginners.<p>It's a fact of life, but it doesn't mean that you can't work to minimize …

Landscape Photography

Refine the “Feel” of Nature Photographs with These Easy White Balance Techniques (VIDEO)

One way to improve the overall “feel” of landscape photographs is to adjust white balance to achieve either a subtle or more dramatic effect. You can …

Tutorials

These are five DONT'S in portrait photography

Portrait photography isn’t just about skill. There’s also communication with the models, choosing the right location, gear, and light… So many things …

Photography

How I Shot the Super Blue Blood Moon Rising in the London Skyline

Supermoons attract a lot of media attention. You’ll struggle to scroll through your newsfeed without reading about a big upcoming lunar event, …

Landscape Photography

Processing Night Photography

Panorama of the Milky Way over Elephant Canyon, Needles District, Canyonlands National Park, Utah.We have a life-long association of the sky and the …

Tutorials

How To Photograph Flowing Water

One of the very first tricks that aspiring landscape photographers want to learn is how to make flowing water smooth as in the waterfall in the photo …

Landscape Photography

How To Take Studio Portraits With One Light & Basic Gear | No Fuss Tutorial

To those who don’t do it, studio lighting and off-camera flash seems like the last vestige of photography they want to dabble in. They like it <i>in</i> …

Photography

How to Take Great Portraits with Only One Studio Light

If you’re into shooting high-quality portraits with minimal studio equipment, here’s a 6-minute video from photographer Manny Ortiz that explains how …

Portrait Photography

How to REMOVE people from your TRAVEL VIDEOS without editing

As we travel we always come across places that are full of people. Here are 7 tricks to eliminate people from the shot so you get that awesome …

Here’s a tutorial on how to get great studio results with just one light

If you’re new to studio photography, you may want to take it one step at a time. Or literally one light at a time. You can make great studio …

How to Edit Dramatic Portraits in Photoshop

Photographer Sean Tucker made this 36-minute video that walks through editing dramatic portraits in Photoshop. Watch Tucker’s entire process from …

How to Make Your Models Smile Naturally for Portraits

Rating: 0 based on 0 Ratings<p>January 5, 2018 By Taya Ivanova<p>How to Make Your Models Smile Naturally www.sleeklens.com<p>The dreaded “cheese” is something …

How to Edit Dramatic Portraits in Photoshop

Following his recent film showing you how Sean Tucker shot the Mentor Portraits project back in South Africa, this is a follow up tutorial showing …

How to Photograph a Model’s Portfolio

For quite some time, photographers and models have enjoyed a mutually beneficial, codependent relationship. Image makers will always need subjects, …

Photography Tutorials

How to Edit MOODY DARK Images Like Taylorcutfilms

This is a Lightroom tutorial that goes over the how to achieve a moody, green dark grade like Taylor cut films, Jordan Taylor Wright.<p><b>THE ORIGINAL</b> …

How to Clean Your Camera lens: Tips and Tricks

A dirty lens is not your friend. In this video, photographer Joe Edelman is going to show you how to clean your camera lens and share with you my …

How to shoot and create awesome double exposure portraits

Shooting Double Exposures can be lots of fun, check my favorite way of creating such images with the steps shared on this video.

What to Avoid When Posing Models: A Reference Guide

Rating: 0 based on 0 Ratings<p>January 8, 2018 By Taya Ivanova<p>What to Avoid When Posing Models: A Reference Guide www.sleeklens.com<p>If you’re active on …

6 Minimal Landscape Photography Tips We Can Learn from Michael Kenna

Interested in landscape minimal photography? This video is the beginning of a series "Learning from other artists". Here are some tips Toma Bonciu …

Parabolic Reflectors & Umbrellas | What, Which, and Why To Use Them

Learning studio lighting is a never-ending feat that is as addicting as it is satisfying and there are no shortages of modifiers that create a …

Photography

What is Zone Focusing and How Do You Use It?

Zone focusing, or ‘scale focusing’, is the systematic pre-focusing of a lens at specific distance and aperture to achieve a sharp image. Arguably one …

Cameras

Five Ways to Make Colors Pop in Photoshop

In this Photoshop tutorial, Tutvid will look at five amazing ways to quickly and effectively enhance the colors in your photography.<p><i>We will bump LAB</i> …

7 Most Common Studio Portrait Light Mistakes

Photographer Antti Karppinen explains 7 most common studio portrait light mistakes and how you can avoid them.<p>Here the sample images for every …

Photoshop Tips: Here’s How to Select Hair and Move a Portrait Subject to Another Background (VIDEO)

One of the most difficult tasks when editing portrait photos is making a precise selection of a model’s hair. This becomes doubly challenging if you …

Shooting Pro Portraits with Window Light in a Tiny Home Studio

If you’d like to shoot studio portraits but don’t have access to an actual studio or pricey equipment, you can achieve beautiful results with a …

7 Reasons Why a 50mm Lens Is All You Need for Great Photography

These 7 tips from Shutterbug photographer Jordan Matter will show you why a 50mm "Nifty Fifty" lens is sometimes all you need to shoot some amazing …

Portraits: Backlighting, Wraparound Lighting

This is a quick explanation of backlighting (for wraparound lighting from behind) in a portrait. This can produce a soft, ethereal effect for …

Here’ How to Shoot Razor-Sharp Photos in Low Light by Using the AF Assist Beam on Your Flash (VIDEO)

How often have you captured what you thought was a great photograph, only to learn later that your “money shot” was soft and destined for the trash? …

Here’s How to Use Your Camera’s Histogram and Never Miss an Exposure Again (VIDEO)

Achieving a correct exposure is the first step toward capturing a great image, and on Monday we explained how to do that by bracketing your shots. In …

Top autofocus tips for pin-sharp results

<b>James Abbott shares 20 autofocus tips that will revolutionise the way you use AF, for accurate focusing and pin-sharp results every time</b><p>1. Autofocus …