Christian Adriano

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Shooting Weddings with a $20 CCTV Lens

A while back, I came across an article about using a super cheap CCTV lens. The results to me looked something like a Voigtlander f/0.95 but for a …

Tutorials

How to Send an Invoice For Your Photography

So you’ve finally found someone that wants to purchase some of your images. Cool! But now what? Well, legally, you’re required to have invoices for …

Tips For Using a Reflector in Outdoor Portrait Photography

Taking portraits outdoors without the use of expensive speedlights and strobes doesn’t have to be intimidating; even when you’re shooting in the …

5 Ways to Use a Beauty Dish Light for Portraits

The beauty dish. It’s one of my favorite light modifiers, which is why I’m so excited to share some techniques you can try with your beauty dish. …

Photography SEO and Web Marketing Workshop: Grow Your Business with Google Image Search

Internet Marketing

The 5 Most Common Key Light Patterns in Portrait Photography

One of the most difficult parts of mastering studio lighting is memorizing all the photography jargon. You may hear terms like “loop lighting” or …

How Creating an Outdoor Studio Can Make You a Better Photographer

I, like many photographers out there, don't have a studio, or don't have the money to rent out studio space every time I want to do a shoot. While …

Calvin Klein

Eyefi Review: Hands-On With the Mobi Pro 32GB WiFi-Connected SD Card

Popular WiFi-connected SD card manufacturer Eyefi recently released a brand new product, the Eyefi Mobi Pro. For those unfamiliar with Eyefi, the company makes WiFi-connected SD cards to give people a way to quickly transfer photos from their cameras to their Macs, iPhones, and iPads, even when a …

SEO For Photographers: How To Get Your Photography Blog Noticed By Google

<b>If, like most professional photographers, getting found by the right people matters to you but you’re not seeing the results you want from your own</b> …

Internet Marketing

How to Capture Stunning Star Trail Photos in Light Polluted Places

I’ve always found photos of star trails — the arcs the stars paint across the sky as the earth turns — fascinating. They’re one of the things that we …

Landscape Photography

5 Effective Ways to Achieve Smooth Skin in Your Portraits Using Photoshop

Every portrait photographer strives to achieve the best-looking skin in his or her portrait images. As much as it seems so, this is not an easy task …

Tutorials

How to Do Levitation Photography: A Tutorial

As a part of a personal 50/50 project (a photo a day for 50 days with a 50mm lens), I tried my first attempts at levitation photography and had a lot …

Tutorials

What Every Photographer Needs to Know About Creating an Online Portfolio

We should clear up one myth before we continue, a photographic portfolio is not the preserve of the professional photographer. Yes, in the days …

How to Add Fog to Your Photo Shoot Using Dry Ice

Here’s a look at how I use dry ice in my photography. My goal with this article is simply to share my journey with this technique. In the images used …

Carbon Dioxide

4 Techniques that Will Help You Master Dodging and Burning Your Photos

If you have 30-minutes to spare for a tutorial, check out this one by photographer and retoucher Michael Woloszynowicz on the techniques of dodging …

Shooting Challenge: Fall Leaves 2014

It's a Gizmodo tradition. Every year, we ask you to photograph the beautiful colors of fall. So for this week's Shooting Challenge, we want you to …

A 3 Step Framework to Reverse Engineering a Photograph You Want to Emulate

You’re familiar with the concept of reverse engineering, aren’t you? Some might think it’s jargon used only by people who do things in laboratories. …

How to Use Luminosity Masks in Photoshop to Transform Your Images

From exposure blending to fine contrast adjustments, luminosity masks are one of the most powerful set of tools available to photographers in …

Lighting Techniques: All the Things you can do with One Speedlight

I have encountered many people that think they are very limited because they only had one light (usually it is one speedlight), and I always tell …

Cameras

How To Replicate The Color Palette From Any Photo Or Famous Painting In Seconds In Photoshop

That title may seem a little strange or brash, and by no means am I condoning theft. The point I’m arriving at, is that we can use readily available …

NYC Wedding Photographer Ryan Brenizer On How To Find Your Individual Style

Ryan Brenizer is back again, talking through some more useful wedding photography knowledge with B&H. Last time Brenizer shared some tips on how to …

Lensbaby Announces 5.8mm f/3.5 Circular Fisheye Lens

Lensbaby… you either love them or hate them. While many may consider them the Holga of the digital age, it’s rather obvious from their existence that …

SEO for Photographers: How to Make it Work For You

It’s a given these days that if a photographer wants to get his or her work seen by a wider audience, they will need a good website. However, getting …

How to Use Slow Shutter Speed to Create Cool Effects in Your Photos

If there is one setting inside your camera that allows for photographing a wide range of amazing effects in your images, it has to be the shutter …

Landscape Photography

Long Exposure Images Create a Melancholic Mood in Photo Series 'Empty Space'

Photographer Vassilis Tangoulis came-up with a set of dramatic monochromatic images called <i>Empty Space</i>. The collection is a compilation of …

Architect Bypasses Mortgage Payments, Builds a Tiny Home

Idaho-based architect Macy Miller longed for a place of her own, but didn't want the burdensome cost of mortgage payments and decided to construct her own compact home. After having a dream back in 2011, Miller mustered up the initiative to design her small yet efficient home known as <i>Tiny House</i>. …

Mortgages

5 Uncommon Snow Photography Tips That Can Transform Your Winter Scenes

Photography Tips

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.