Melvin Alex Samuel

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6 Places Every Photographer Should Visit At Least Once In Their Lifetime

Photography and travel seem like they go hand in hand. There are so many gorgeous locations in the world, it's hard not to want to photograph them …

Why Professional Photographers Don't Really Care About Gear

If you were a painter, what would you prioritize: selling paintings or buying new brushes?<p>You want to shoot photos like a pro. Heck, everyone wants …

Why It’s Still Important to Shoot In Black And White

I’ve just read a comment from a photographer who said it’s time to stop shooting in black and white. He claimed we don’t see the world in black and …

Street Photography

7 Ways to Handle High Contrast Scenes

Perhaps the greatest challenge you will face in outdoor photography is the high contrast created by the sun and the bright sky versus a darker …

Outdoors

Using Levels in Photoshop to Image Correct Color and Contrast

You will learn how to colour correct your images and enhance contrast using the Levels Tool in Photoshop

Tutorials

Painting with Light: Intentional Camera Movement

Ever since I started taking photographs about 30 years ago, capturing the sense of movement to create abstract images has been a passion of mine, and …

Most fascinating sports car of 2014: Subaru WRX STI

Years ago in the US, Nissan called its Maxima sedan “the four-door sports car.” It was a catchy claim, but amusingly optimistic. Everyone knows that true sports cars have two doors and two seats and rear-wheel drive. And yet, when a car like the 2015 Subaru WRX STI comes along, we can’t help but …

Nikon D750 review

To really get a feel for the differences between the D750 and the D810, I tested both side-by-side and more emerged than I expected beyond the …

7 Tips Your Camera Manual Never Told You About Portrait Photography

Many people will avoid picking up a camera because they think they don’t have an eye for photography. Contrary to popular belief, it doesn’t take …

Landscape Photography

The Best Way to Use Color in Photoshop

We will touch on color theory to help you figure out what the best color combinations are for image and show you how to apply them in Photoshop.

To Aspiring Professional Photographers: What If The Problem Is That You Suck?

These days a lot of people seem to be offering advice in the area of becoming a full time professional photographer. Some of those folks, like Greg …

Best Practices for Getting the Gig as a Freelancer

As Director of Photography for Sports Illustrated, Brad Smith is witness to a lot of freelance photographers trying to get their foot in the door. …

8 Snappy Beginner Tips for Creating High Quality Digital Images

Digital cameras are capable of producing incredibly high-quality pictures these days. That is only one part of the equation, however. You, the …