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How To Do A Quick & Easy Portrait Retouch From Start To Finish

Retouching is something you’ve got to come to grips with, and if you’re looking for a decent primer on being able to do a decent job, Jessica …

Gear Guide For Aspiring Fashion Photographers & Portrait Photographers

The season of gift giving is now officially upon us, despite the pleas in some of the ads that have been creeping up since late July. As …

Lessons on properly lighting dark-skinned actors from "Insecure" director of photography Ava Berkofsky

How to properly light the model depends on several aspects, and one of them is skin color. <i>Insecure’s</i> director of photography, Ava Berkofsky, makes …

Cinematography

How to Customize the Vertical Toolbar in Adobe Photoshop

If you’re a casual user of Adobe Photoshop, you probably don’t do a lot of workspace customizing. If you use Photoshop more extensively, however, you …

Four Low-Cost Products I Wish Someone Told Me to Buy When I Was Getting Started as a Photographer

When first getting started, photographers often become mesmerized but also overwhelmed by the sheer scope of learning they must do to figure out all …

Godox A1 phone flash system revealed

Godox has revealed the A1, an off-camera flash and 2.4GHz wireless trigger that syncs with smartphones via Bluetooth.

APS-C Cameras Aren't Good For Portraits? Hold My Beer

After losing almost my entire photo kit due to blatant stupidity on my part (yay insurance), I was put in the unenviable position of rebuilding a …

How photographing background plates can help you in your work

Do you have the habit of photographing plates? This doesn’t refer to food photography, but to the backgrounds you capture to give you more options …

Beginners Guide: Home Studio Setup

Rating:<p>5.00 based on 1 Rating<p>April 30, 2017 By Michael Moodie<p>Beginners Guide: Home Studio Setup www.sleeklens.com<p>Ever wondered how upcoming or new …

Posing Guide: 21 Sample Poses to Get You Started with Photographing Women – Part II

This article is a sequel to the previous article about posing women. If you haven’t read it, I would kindly recommend you to start with 21 Sample …

Five photography business mistakes to avoid

5 Things To Consider Before You Go Full Time

Photography is a dream career for many of us. The reality is, few of us can actually turn that into a full time career. We keep our regular 9-5 jobs …

What To Do When A Client Doesn't Like Your Pictures

Every professional photographer will find themselves in a situation, at some point, where the client is unhappy with the photographs.<p>I've faced this …

LIGHTING SET UP: One Light Male Portrait

Ok so in this post I thought I’d give you a look at a male portrait that I took whilst presenting at the Witney Photographic Club last Tuesday …

How to Use Overhead Portrait Lighting

Jeff Rojas is a fashion and portrait photographer who believes in a minimalistic approach. Often, that entails using just one light. For those of you …

10 Tips for Photographing Great Headshots

Photographing a headshot can seem like a daunting prospect. To have one person in front of your camera, looking to you for direction and positivity, …

Photography

Seriously simple portrait lighting for beauty shots

Lighting a portrait can be as simple or intricate as you want it to be. More often than not though, the concept of ‘less is more’ rings true.<p>To show …

7 Steps to Capturing Truth in Your Portraiture

A stunning portrait, one that stops you in your tracks and demands attention, is a beautiful thing. There’s something magical when a portrait …

10 Powerful Features of Photoshop Photographers Need to Know

Photoshop is an amazing tool that most photographers find themselves using on a daily basis. It has countless features, and with the new Photoshop …

Tips for Getting the Image Right In Camera

I suspect if asked the question “Would you rather be editing your images, or out there photographing that what you love?” only a select few of us …

5 Quick Tips to Instantly Up Your Photo Game

After sharing his 8 camera hacks in 90 seconds, Toronto-based photographer Peter McKinnon is back again with another helpful video for beginners. In …

Color Theory Tutorial for Photographers

Dave Morrow has made a career for himself by photographing serene landscapes and teaching others how to do so from start to finish. For this reason, …

Moment is Funding a New iPhone Lens and a Battery Case with Shutter Button

The world of iPhone lenses is heating up, and Moment doesn’t want to be left behind. The company—known for its high quality smartphone lenses—just …

Mobile Photography

3 Critical Lessons For A Successful Photography Career

Taking The Leap: 3 Critical Lessons For A Career In Photography<p>June 28, 2017<p>Photo: Daniel Schaefer<p>Everyone at some point hopes to work in a field …

Self-Taught Photographer Takes Unbelievable Wedding Photos Like You’ve Never Seen Before

It is often said that beauty is in the eyes of the beholder. Australia-based photographer Peter Adams-Shawn has made a name for himself by capturing …

Weddings

One Light Tutorial: How Small Adjustments to Light Position Drastically Affects Your Portraits

Whether it’s by necessity or personal decision, sometimes we’re left shooting an image with only a single-light setup. But just because you only have …

Quick Tip - Contouring for Men

Contouring has become a popular technique that women use to give shape and enhance facial structure by using makeup. Since most men aren’t willing to …

Photography Studio Lighting Setup Tips

Hair lights, back lights, and barn doors, oh my! Studio lighting can be overwhelming when you first start getting into it. Some photographers out …

How to Use Lighting to Make Eyes More Gripping

Model: Erica Lourde<p>Almost every portrait photographer will tell you to always focus on the eyes no matter what. Though we situationally disagree, …