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10 Huge Factors That Affect Image Sharpness

It’s not stretching the truth much – if at all – to say that creative people are die-hard perfectionists when it comes to their work. It doesn’t …

How to Photograph Flowers

I know what you’re thinking. “Flowers? Really? Didn’t he just write about shooting football?” As a matter of fact, I did. I shoot lots of different …

Digital Photography

When to Stop Being a Photographer and Start Being a Photo Editor

At some point, every photo shoot comes to an end. Every portrait session, cookbook shoot, family vacation, ad campaign, college graduation, wedding, …

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 …

Urban Agriculture

HDR Photography – The Facts

The rise of beginner digital SLR cameras has generated a great new following in photography. Amateur photographers find they now have more control …

Landscape Photography

How to take great urban photos

The urban environment offers a whole host of subjects to photograph, even in the smallest of towns. In the time it takes to walk a block or two, you …

How to photograph food and drink

Given how much time we spend talking about where, when and what to eat and drink, why not take the time to properly photograph what is dished up? …

How to Use Leading Lines for Better Compositions

Leading lines refers to a technique of composition where the viewer of your photos attention is drawn to lines that lead to the main subject of the …

Colorful Photos of Paint Being Flung from Barbie Heads and Various Objects

Still life photographer Peter Schafrick recently built a custom contraption he calls “The Spinster.” It’s a mostly wooden device that allows him to …

Good Ways to Ruin a Fine Photo: #1 Don’t Use a Tripod

Hand holding a camera limits the shutter speed you can use without getting a blurred image. It depends on who’s holding it as some have steadier …

Make Rad Abstract Photos From Milk and Food Coloring

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>Picasso had his paint brush, Michelangelo had his marble, Escher had his sketchbook, and now you have a milk carton?<p>…

Of Beards and Men: Portraits of Men and Their Beloved Facial Hair

Photographer Joseph D.R. OLeary wants to live in a world where beards are appreciated as fine art. And so he’s doing his best to shape this world …

Back to Basics: Fun Ideas for Kids Portraits

Photo by Kara Lamm<p>Getting kids to relax and have fun in front of the camera can be the trickiest part of taking kids’ portraits. They’re often either …

Engagement Photos in the Style of Parody Movie Posters

When planning their engagement photographs, photographer Joshua Watson and his then-fiancee Rachel wanted to announce their engagement and invite …

Conceptual Self-Portrait Photography with an Unusual Twist

The self-portraits of photographer Alicia Savage are ethereal, bizarre and captivating all at once. It is also unusual how she conspicuously leaves …

The Shark Tank and What You Missed This Week on Light Stalking

Nearly every day we publish a helpful and interesting article about photography and our community of photographers in the forum upload many great …

Photography Basics: Qualities of Natural Light

We all know that we need light to take pictures. If you’re planning to take pictures outdoors during the daytime, you might believe that light is the …

Tips for Approaching & Photographing Strangers

Street photography can be nerve-racking for some people. The idea of talking to strangers and/or capturing photos of them can be daunting. There are …