Mike McKinsey

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DIY No Frame Photo Display Ideas

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>No money? No frame? No worries.<p>Display your photos by using cheap everyday supplies from around the house.<p>Your …

These 6 Essential Composition Skills Can Turn You Into a Really Good Photographer

Composition isn't just about knowing where to place elements in a frame. It isn't just about finding lines that lead to your subjects, or identifying …

Landscape Photography

Echo

Project info<p>Time, omnipresent yet elusive.<br>Time, apparently, heals all wounds.<br>Or so they say.<br>Maybe, maybe not.<br>We may cope, forget or even forgive.<br>Some scars will never disappear.<p>Echo is a collection of images about personal heritage and what defines you. Memory is what we are. Your very soul and …

Health

Aliens

Project info<p>To me, the macro world is a strange space. Everything seems so unknown and a beetle becomes an alien-faced creature. So fascinating!<p>Photograph 1: Earth-boring dung beetles - Trypocopris vernalis <br>Photograph 2: European honey bee - Apis mellifera<br>Photograph 3: Neurigona …

Bees

What to Do With The Photographs You've Created: 3 Ideas to Get You Started

Whether you've been photographing for a few months or years, one thing is certain. Your images are unique. They are from your perspective, your view …

10 Most Common Mistakes Made by New Photographers

Whenever I teach, I get a lot of requests to review images. Over time, I’ve started to notice that a majority of the mistakes I see come from the …

Tips to Emphasize Your Subject in Photography

When you watch a movie there is one element that never changes: a leading character. The whole movie centers around this leading player and the story …

Inspiration: John Cleese on How to Be Creative

Legendary writer and actor John Cleese is known more for his sense of humor than almost any other attribute. But as he demonstrates brilliantly in …

15 Of the World’s Best Time-Lapse Artists are Trying to Help Save Earth’s At-Risk Environments

Fifteen of the world’s most talented time-lapse artists are currently collaborating to try and shed some light on Earth’s most fragile and at-risk …

How to Capture a Complex 5-Light Beer Bottle Product Shot from Start to Finish

Have you ever wondered how those beautiful beer bottle ads in magazines are shot? Product photography is one of the more complicated genres out …

Colorful Abstract Macro Photographs Created by Injecting Watercolors Into Ferrofluid On a Magnet

Artist Fabian Oefner‘s project Millefiori is, like most of the projects we’ve ever shared by him, a mixture of science and art. By combining vibrant …

6 Ways to Get Perfect Backgrounds for Your Photos

There are numerous factors that go into making eye-catching portraits: the subject’s facial expression, the lighting, the framing and composition, …

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