Heather Kitchen Images

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More Megapixels, More Problems

Dear friend,<p>It is 7:20am in New Orleans, and I just downed a “Miss Tracy’s Addiction” (Double espresso, Cayenne pepper, Thai coconut milk) at …

A Beginner's Guide to Choosing Shooting Mode

Photography

12 Essential Tips for Your Wide-Angle Photography

Wide-angle lenses - you use them to cram more stuff into your photos. Now wait... If that's what you know about this type of lens, you're missing the …

Learn HDR Photography

<b>Trey Ratcliff</b> <i>is an HDR guru, old-school gentleman explorer, fellow 500px-er, and an all-around great guy. In this tutorial, Trey will teach you how</i> …

One Speedlight Portrait Lighting Tutorial

If you’ve ever wondered how to improve the look of your portraits using only one speedlight, then make sure you read every single word on this page. …

Tips for Getting Proper Exposure for Night Photography

Night photography can be much more rewarding than photography during the day. Because everything looks different at night, you don’t need to go …

Understanding ISO: A Beginner’s Guide

WHAT IS ISO?<p>ISO is one of the three elements affecting exposure. The other two elements are aperture and shutter speed. ISO determines the …

Shutter Speed

How to Get Better Landscape Photographs By Controlling Perspective

This article has been necessitated by the countless debates I have with photographers about the kind of lenses that should be used for landscape …

Some Common Legal Misunderstandings About Image Usage

The Web is visual. You have no option. Your website must use images. Colors and images create mood and emotion and both are important in buying …

Food Photography: Recipe for a Great Image

Of all the types of photography that I am involved with, I seem to get more questions about food photography than just about everything else combined.<p>…

10 Tips to Improve Your Landscape Photographs

Landscape photography is a huge passion for many photographers. My enjoyment of photographing landscape stems from the desire to be in a beautiful …

Why do We Love Photography So Much?

We Love Photography – You love Photography It's why we're here reading this blog. Right? But, what is the story behind that love affair?<p><b>Photography –</b> …

9 Photo Composition Tips, As Seen in Photographs by Steve McCurry

<b>Rule of Thirds</b>: Place points of interest on the intersections and important elements along the lines<p><b>Leading Lines</b>: Use natural lines to lead eyes …

What Every Photographer That is New to Flash Should Know

Pro Tip: For this image we placed Grace’s back towards the sun so that it would give us a natural hair light. The softbox was then placed camera left …

What You Need to Know About Wide Angle Lenses

Wide angle lenses are a key part of every landscape photographer’s kit; they can produce some amazing vistas and sweeping scenes, but learning to use …

Landscape Photography

How to Improve Your Posing Skills Without Memorization

When you first start learning how to pose people for photographs, it’s hard. Hard enough that a lot of cameras are collecting dust right now. In the …

Portraits of Rescued Dogs and the Tattooed Owners Who Saved Them

Since 2012, photographer Brian Batista has been shooting an ongoing project titled <i>Tattoos & Rescues</i>. It’s a series of portraits that seeks to combat …