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How to Photograph Food For Professional-Standard Shots

A great food photograph can do a lot of things – it can make a viewer hungry, it can convince a diner to order a dish and it can sell a hell of a lot …

Car Photography Rig Tutorial

Take a look at the photograph below and ask yourself, “How was it created?” At first it looks like it’s a beautiful shot snapped from the sidelines …

Review: Eye-Fi Mobi SDHC Card (16 GB)

Eye-Fi is a company that we’ve long loved here at The Phoblographer. They have evolved greatly as they originally let users upload images straight to …

What is it About Photographs That Makes People Click?

Why is it that some photographs go viral online while others are left by the digital wayside? Are there certain elements in photos that make them …

5 Ideas to Kick Start Your Photography Again

Last week I was speaking with an amateur photographer who told me that he’s been struggling for photographic inspiration and ideas lately. He …

Tutorial: Three Different Ways to Shoot Day-to-Night Time-Lapses

The know-how to properly shoot day-to-night or night-to-day when you’re capturing a time-lapse can add a special something to your final product, but …

Photographer’s Business Cards Created Using 35mm Film Slides

If you’re interested in making a positive impression on potential clients, but you don’t have the funds to spend on printing high-end branded …

Photographic Composition: 4 Tips to Improve Impact

The art of composition is the creation of a visually compelling picture—a picture that evokes the interest of the viewer. Composition is a key …

Review: VSCO Film Pack 3 (Lightroom Integrated)

VSCO Film Packs are made by the Visual Supply Company, and they’re designed to help mimic the look of actual film in your workflow. The packs are …

Yahoo Acquires iOS Photo App Company Ghostbird Software to Improve Flickr

It looks like the ongoing revamp of Flickr isn’t limited to additional storage space and a new user interface. Yahoo, the company behind Flickr, has …

How to Define Yourself as a Photographer

There comes a point in time when you will need to decide what type of photography you like and the specific genres you want to focus on. Most of us …

Six Common Myths About Long Exposures

Long exposures bring a way to capture time in a photograph. As time goes by the camera keeps recording and the changes in the scene are reflected in …

Back to Basics: Food Photography Lighting & Styling

In today’s foodie/cellphoneography/Instagram world, everyone is a food photographer. It’s almost customary to take a photo of your food before …

How to Read Clouds as a Photographer

Having been a wedding photographer in Sydney for a few years, I’m continually amazed at how much my photography is dependent on weather conditions. …

Top 15 Features of Your DSLR Camera That You Should Know

There’s a lot to learn when you first get a DSLR. The first things you need to know is how to get out of auto mode and start using your camera’s …

18 Stunning Self Portraits

This post is by Anna Gay – creator of our eBook – The Art of Self Portraiture. by Ali Uher For thousands of years, artists have used self-portraiture …

Camera Modes: Setting Aperture and Shutter Speed

You might think that acquiring a $1,000 DSLR makes you a photographer. In truth, the first step down the “photographer road” is switching from auto …

Natural Light Couples Photography Workshop

This new workshop has been designed from the ground up to teach photographers a simple and systematic approach to capturing professional couples / …

Professional Food Photography Lighting Tips

Food photography is a growing area of interest among photographers, and as a result more and more information is popping up on how to go about doing …

How to Photograph Reflections for Awesome Results

They can be beautiful, surreal, abstract or a combination of all three, reflections are a powerful way convey emotion or provoke thought in your …

A Photographer’s Guide to Freelensing, The Poor Man’s Tilt-Shift Lens

Freelensing is a relatively inexpensive way of getting the similarly unique effect of an expensive tilt-shift lens, where the focus plane is thrown …

Tips for Better Landscape Photography

The problem with most landscape photography is that not enough preparation is put into setting up the shot before it is taken. These tips are meant …

Aperture and Shutter Priority Modes on Digital Cameras

Aperture and shutter speed settings can seem confusing for a new photographer. Luckily your semi-automatic settings, Aperture Priority and Shutter …

How to Photograph Various Skin Tones

Getting the right photo exposure can be a bit tricky at times. Expose for the highlights and lose the dark areas, expose for the dark areas and blow …

Baby Sessions on a Shoe String

As photographers (or budding photographers) we may increasingly find ourselves being asked for impromptu photo shoots. This often means having to …

Understanding Camera Lenses

When shopping for a DSLR camera, people often overlook or skimp on lenses. Lenses serve as the camera’s “eye.” They determine what and how your …

Trick Photography eBook and Video Course

1<p>An eBook Like No Other!<p>It comes with <i>295 pages of instruction</i>, <i>9 hours of how-to video tutorials</i>, and contains over <i>300 creative photographs</i> created by …

The Importance of a Focal Point

A focal point is the part of an image that draws the eye of a viewer to the most important part of the image or the area that you want to highlight. …

How to Take Great Portraits Outdoors

Have you ever taken a picture outside only to realize afterward that the sky is white instead of blue? Or the subject of your image is too dark? Or …

Photography

A Simple Exercise on Working with Natural Light in Portraits

Today I thought it might be fun to share a little exercise that we feature in our Natural Light eBook (by Mitchell Kanashkevich) – both because it …