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Wedding Photographers Will Love This Photoshop Technique for Adding a Shine

Do you wish your lighting would have produced a little shine on a part of your photo? Use this simple Photoshop technique to add that wanted shine in …

Tutorials

10 Things Unstoppable People Do That Average People Don't

Most people can't handle success, authority, or privilege. It destroys them. It makes them lazy.<p>Are you unstoppable or average?<p>Do you get derailed by prior success?<p>Are you thinking linearly or exponentially?<p>Do you do these 10 things?<p>1. Don't get crushed by success.<p><i>Success can become a catalyst for</i> …

Self-improvement

The two mental shifts highly successful people make

• Their focus shifts from <i>why</i> they’re writing music to <i>what</i> their music has brought them. Consequently, they are either satisfied with their results and no longer have the drive to write more. Or, they desire to make more music but the fire (their “why”) is gone, and thus, they can’t create the same …

Success

The 1 Sentence That Will Make You a More Effective Speaker Every Time

This one simple trick will make your speeches clear, concise, and compelling every time.<p>"Clear writing is clear thinking." My 10th-grade English teacher shared that morsel of wisdom once as I was slogging through a 20-page term paper with no idea where I was going or how to make the points I wanted …

A Downloadable Wedding Photographer’s Checklist

It was my first wedding to shoot and I had never shot one before. I get stressed out really easily, so doing this was a bad idea for me all the way …

Wedding Photography Posing Tips | Posing The Groom

On a couple’s wedding day, Brides are usually the show-stoppers, receiving the most pampering while preparing for the big day in order to take her …

5 Minutes to Better Outdoor Portraits with This Simple Off-Camera Flash Tutorial (VIDEO)

Yesterday we shared a video demonstrating how to balance window light with flash for better indoor portraits. Today’s tutorial explains how to use …

Gautam Gambhir 'not the friendliest' among Indian cricketers, claims Shahid Afridi

<b>Dubai:</b> He shares a good rapport with most of the Indian cricketers but Shahid Afridi admits that veteran opener Gautam Gambhir is not someone with …

Seven science-backed tips for forming habits that stick

Banishing bad habits and converting them to good ones is not easy. As Mark Twain once wrote, “Habit is habit, and not to be flung out the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs one step at a time.” But how do we coax the bad habit down the stairs and out the door while encouraging the new one up …

Self-help

20 people reveal their favorite psychological tricks to getting what you want (7 Photos)

20+ Funny Cartoons By Illustrator John Atkinson

You may remember a post we did a couple of months ago featuring illustrator John Atkinson's super-abridged versions of classic novels. Well now <b>Bored</b> …

5 Important Things You Must-Have Before Starting A Photography Business

You may be at a crossroads. Perhaps you’ve watched Photography 101 and Lighting 101 and 201 and have spent countless hours photographing your …

25 Senior Picture Poses That Will Make You Want to Go Back to School

The days start to go by quicker, the weeks *even* faster, and before you know it, it’s time for graduation. Yep, another batch of grads is just around the corner, and it’s time to get those senior pictures snapped and in the mail. Stuck on what senior picture pose ideas to do for yours? That’s …

Photography Business Guide

How to Shoot a Wedding Photo with Reflections

You know you’re committed to your craft as a wedding photographer when you find yourself doing these things for the perfect reflection portrait of …

A Step-by-Step Beginner’s Guide to Photographing Your First Wedding

<i>Chris Garbacz is a Melbourne-based wedding photographer with 10 years experience and just shy of 400 weddings under his belt. He likes to say that he</i> …

Photographer Scott Robert Lim on Creating Better Group Photos

Photographer Scott Robert Lim recently did a video tutorial with creativeLive on posing groups for a photo–and it’s probably one of the best …

Photography

Portrait Tips for Posing Women

Unless you're working with professional models who know exactly what to do, and how to pose in front of the camera, most of your clients are …

Self-awareness

How to Get Squirrels to Use Props in a Photo Shoot

Freelance photographer Max Ellis of Teddington, UK, has received quite a bit of attention as of late for his ongoing Squirrelismo project, which …

12 Steps to Successly Promote your Photography on Instagram

If you’re reading this and are interested in digital photography, chances are you’re a user of Instagram, the current goliath of social media in …

14 Useful Podcasts for Photographers

A podcast could be the best way to learn something new. Curious as to why I’m saying that?<p>Because the length of podcasts are usually pretty short …

Podcasting

The 5 Most Common Key Light Patterns in Portrait Photography

One of the most difficult parts of mastering studio lighting is memorizing all the photography jargon. You may hear terms like “loop lighting” or …

Rembrandt

Listen to Zia Mohyeddin, Pakistan’s grand man of stage and screen, recite Faiz and Manto

Classic Urdu poems and stories by the legendary actor.<p>The story that the language we now name as Urdu came to life around the battlefield campfires …

Portrait Photography: A Basic Guide to Posing

Posing is as integral to portrait photography as the right lens and the right camera angle. A lot of photographers learn this the hard way. If you’re …

Video Tutorials

5 Free Online Courses to Improve Your Photography

MOOCs – or massive open online courses, offer free or low-cost access to top-notch courses taught by university professors and professionals. Whether …

How to Create Creamy Black & White Images in Lightroom

Don’t let your black and white images fall flat. Bring out the true beauty of your photographs by adding vibrancy and creamy tones. Zach & Jody show …

Tutorials

How to Photograph Pets: 16 Tips to Capture the Perfect Shot

Photographing pets is a bit more challenging than photographing people. It is due to their unpredictable nature, and due to the fact that they don’t …

18 Great Photography Blogs You Should Be Reading - Resource

Anthony FalcoJuly 15, 2014<p><i>Resource Magazine</i> has just recently talked about the 25 tools to better show off your work online. So now, it is important …

You’ll Be Shocked By What This Model Really Looks Like Before Photoshop

It’s official: mass media has gone too far. And not only have advertisers successfully indoctrinated us by telling us what women should look like, …

Photography Tips