Marissa Colburn

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How to Use Continuous Lighting: Light Sources

This is the first part of my series on continuous lighting. Here, I discuss the various types of artificial constant light sources you can use to …

10 Ways Photography Makes You a Better Parent

Digital Photography

How to Use Auto Exposure Modes Creatively

To be a real photographer you can only shoot in manual modes. It is of course a daft statement, a good photographer will use whatever modes he can …

Infographic: Tips and Ideas for Shooting the Perfect Family Portrait

Taking a family portrait is never an easy task. There’s often a small child involved, and parents who are trying to make sure said child is on their …

6 "Hidden" Camera Features You Will Be Glad You Discovered

How well do you know your camera? Do you know everything that it’s capable of? It’s certainly possible you know your camera like the back of your …

Tutorial: How to Create the Perfect Gradient Reflection for Product Photography

When it comes to taking product shots of glossy items, one of the most difficult aspects is getting the correct amount of diffusion when using …

Amazing Portraits of the Most Isolated Tribes of the World

In 2009, a photographer set about a unique journey. A journey with an intent to document as many isolated civilizations and cultures as he could. …

Papua New Guinea

The Business of Photography: Be Remarkable. Build Fans. Get Clients.

“<i>Remarkable marketing is the art of building things worth noticing, right into your product or service. Not slapping on marketing as a last-minute</i> …

10 Photography Tips to Help You Take Your Photography up a Level

Here are 10 photography tips I learned after lots of frustration, discouragement, money lost, and forever lost opportunities.

Photography

Fun Photoshop Tutorial Shows You the Ins and Outs of Photoshop… Version 1.0

Yes, we know it’s the day <i>after</i> April Fools’, but we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to share this little gem. We’re all fans of tutorials, right? …

The Definitive Guide to Starting a Successful Photography Business - Houston Tx Advertising Photographer Robert Seale

Glamorous job? Not always…most of my days are spent sitting in front of a computer, not frolicking in the pool shooting Miss USA.<p>I get a call almost …

10 Things You Need to Know Before Becoming a Freelancer

As permanent and contracted photography jobs become scarce, many aspiring photographers are left with no choice but to become a freelancer. However, …

Employment