Yaakob Williams

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How to Find and Read Good Natural Light for Portrait Photography

Light makes or breaks a photo, and when you're shooting natural light, being able to find the right kind is crucial to getting the shots you want. …

A Common but Easily Fixed Mistake in Portrait Photography

When you're taking portraits, you have a lot to think about: exposure, composition, subject expression, and more. As such, it's easy to overlook …

Photography

How to Mount and Frame Your Own Pictures

Today we are going to learn with Ben Fewtrell how to mount and frame your pictures.<p>Here's a list of the equipment needed to frame your photos<p>Una …

Photography

Learn How to Photograph the Milky Way

Have you ever tried to photograph the Milky Way, but your photographs appear blurry, too dark, or too noisy? Well, watch this video by Mike Perea to …

Landscape Photography

Tips and Techniques for Photographing a Plus-Size Model

As a photographer you are often presented with a wide range of both challenges and opportunities. Along with managing your lighting, your camera …

Plus Size

Comprehensive Guide to Capturing Powerful Portraits

On the lookout for some portrait tips and techniques? Well look no further, sit back and check out this well paced, information packed presentation …

Photography

How to Shoot Better Portraits in Harsh Sunlight

Wedding photographer and Nikon Ambassador Brett Florens recently gave this 9-minute workshop demo on how you can shoot better portraits in harsh …

Wedding Photography

Why You Should Be Showing Your Boudoir Leads a Full Gallery List

During that important pre-consultation with a client, most likely, she will ask to see an entire session. They have seen your amazing images on …

Social Media

Simple Lightroom Tools to Enhance Your Photos

For many of us, gaining a stronger understanding of Lightroom's basic editing tools is always welcome. Learn how to develop your photos with the …

Tutorials

How to Create a Solid Background in Photoshop

Have you ever had a session where the backdrop didn’t end up looking the way you intended? This video teaches how to use the select and mask …

Tutorials

How to Create Beautiful Photos in Boring Locations

Having a perfect background is one of the most overrated factors in photography. Here are several tips for getting amazing shots when your session …

How Manual Focus and Vintage Lenses Made Me a Better Photographer

I have been a commercial and wedding photographer for over 13 years. And from the beginning, I have been using Canon DSLR cameras and a variety of …

All the Little Things You Should Be Carrying In Your Camera Bag

By now, you’ve probably started a small collection of miscellaneous things you always carry with your photography gear when out shooting. To up your …

Hidden portraits: rare photos of African American life get a spotlight

In 1861, African American abolitionist Frederick Douglass took the stage at Boston’s Tremont Temple Baptist church and declared: “To the eye and spirit, pictures are just what poetry and music are to the ear and heart.”<p>It was part of his speech Pictures and Progress, one of the most historic …

Camera+ 2 is a Next-Gen RAW Camera App for the iPhone and iPad

The popular third-party iPhone camera app Camera+ is getting replaced. Camera+ 2 is a new version for the iPhone and iPad that has been completely …

A Beginners Guide to Organizing your Photos

Are you drowning in an ocean of digital photos? While the digital age has simplified the way we store our photos, the sheer quantity of files can …

Shoot to Thrill: 14 Secrets to Taking Great Car Photos From a Professional Photographer

Want to show off your baby on the 'gram? Try these pro photo tricks.<p>Eric Adams<p>Eric AdamsView Eric Adams's …

Product Photography With a DIY Diffusion Panel

In this six-minute video, YouTuber workphlo breaks down a simple DIY diffuser that works especially well when going for a "glossy" look in your …

Photo Stacking for Night Photography

Hey guys and gals! If you’re reading this, it’s because you want to learn how to take that noisy night photo and make it a cleaner, brighter, and …

Start-to-Finish High-End Skin Retouching in Photoshop

One of the best educators in the realm of Photoshop and post-production for beginners is Unmesh Dinda of PiXimperfect, who is widely regarded for his …

How to Actually Improve Your Photography

In this article I'll share five tips on how I actually improved my photography. Here I'm not talking technicalities such as sharper images, shallow …

Night Street Photography Tips

1/ Lens, lens, lens, get the lens with the widest aperture possible. 1,4 ,18, 2.0. Stick to primes if you cant.<br>2/ I don't use tripods except for a …

Up Your Compositing Skills by Learning How to Realistically Blend Your Subject Into the Background

There's a lot more to compositing than just getting a perfect cutout. Here are some golden tips by Unmesh Dinda of Piximperfect on how to get a …

Bite Size Tips: Basic Black and White Tips

Who doesn’t love a beautiful black and white image – these can often look more captivating than their colour equivalent?<p>Black and white photography …

How To Use A Neutral Density Filter For Daytime Long Exposures

One reason that long exposure photography is so compelling is because it offers an altered view of the world we normally see. Slow shutter speeds …

On the 50th Anniversary of Paul Fusco’s “RFK Funeral Train”

On June 8, 1968, following a funeral service at St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Paul Fusco boarded a 21-car train at Penn Station with the casket of Robert …

How to Protect Your Photos from Theft: A Must-Read Guide

Rating: 0 based on 0 Ratings<p>May 22, 2018 By Taya Ivanova<p>How to Protect Your Photos from Theft: A Must-Read Guide www.sleeklens.com<p>In today’s age, …

Understanding Noise And How To Reduce It In-Camera and In Post-Production

Have you ever noticed countless tiny colored dots in your photographs? If you have, it’s probably because you have (consciously or not) forced your …

How to Use Natural Light for Macro Photography

I have to admit that the sun is one of those things in life that intrigues and fascinates me. When I was a kid I remember laying on the floor looking …

Good Photographers Steal; Bad Photographers Copy

Dear friend,A realization: GOOD PHOTOGRAPHERS STEAL; bad photographers copy.Part 1: StealingI stole this idea.Cindy eye and red curtain, flash. …