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5 Tips for Photographing in Harsh Midday Sunlight

You may have a favorite time of day to do an outdoor photo shoot, but sometimes you might not have the luxury of picking the perfect time and …

3 Composition MISTAKES All Beginner Photographers Make and How to Fix Them

Sheldon Evans is covering the mistakes that ALL photographers make at some point along the way, luckily, they're easy to fix!

Photography

How to Contact and Book a Model for a Photo Shoot

Whether you’ve been shooting for five minutes or five years, there will likely come a time when you’ll have to book a shoot with another person. …

Fashion Photography

How to Shoot the Best Blue-Hour Photos: Tips & Techniques for Pre-Sunrise & Post-Sunset Images

This may be strange to hear from a travel photographer, but I can make a case that location isn’t everything—light is. And I’d build my argument on …

Landscape Photography

Transforming a Boring Photo Into a Dramatic One With Photoshop

The mere mention of image manipulation may make some photographers cringe, but there’s no denying that some skill with Photoshop can enable you to …

A Beginner’s Intro to Using Histograms to Check and Nail Exposure

Once you understand how to read a histogram, it becomes an extremely useful display of the data that your camera is seeing. This 10-minute video from …

Photography

How to Use Your Camera’s Histogram to Get Perfect Exposures Every Time (VIDEO)

How often do you use your camera’s histogram while out shooting? If the answer is “never,” you’re ignoring a powerful tool that can help you get …

Get 4x5 Quality With A DSLR

<i>The 4x5 view camera was, for many years, the tool of choice for many landscape photographers. Its large negative offered unparalleled resolution and</i> …

Cameras

How to Pose Swimwear Models

Joey Wright teamed up with Fstoppers to create a full length tutorial on swimwear photography. This short excerpt from the tutorial focuses on posing.<p>…

Pushing Photographic Boundaries - Insane Abstract and HDR Street Photography

Trust me, You've Yet to Witness Multi-Exposure Techniques Like <i>This</i><p><b>Who's the Photographer?</b><br>Michael Lee is a British visual artist, living and working …

The Relationship Between Shutter Speed & Flash Is Critical | Remember This Lighting Mantra

Aperture controls flash, shutter speed controls ambient…this is a good mantra to have when trying to understand and control flash.<p>Some photographers …

Lighting Tips: How to Shoot Killer Product Photography at Home

We’re not entirely sure why, but product photography tutorials are coming hard and fast lately. So in case this DIY lightbox wasn’t good enough, and …

Learn the Basics of Using Lightroom to Adjust Shadows, Highlights, Exposure & More (VIDEO)

Adobe Lightroom is a powerful tool and for those of you new to the software here’s a tutorial illustrating how to use the adjustment brush to …

6 Essential Tips for Taking Good Photographs on a Bright and Sunny Day

Midday is one of the most difficult times to shoot for any photographer. The brutal truth is that cameras struggle with the extreme light and …

Landscape Photography

This Tutorial Shows You How to Fake Tilt Shift Videos

You’ve probably seen those fun time lapse videos that make subjects look miniature, like toys or models surrounded by a realistic looking …

Tilt-shift

How I Turned $3,000 Into a Successful Fine Art Photo Business

About a year and half ago, after what seemed like a lifetime of living paycheck-to-paycheck (paying off student loans and other debts) my wife and I …

How to Use Your Smartphone as a Graduated Neutral Density Filter

How many times have you rued the fact that you chose frugality over sensibility when packing your camera bag? You’re in front of a lovely sunset by …

12 Photo Projects You Can Do From Home

Part of becoming an improved photographer is understanding how to challenge yourself to put the skills you already have to the test and acquire new …

How to Remove Tourists from Your Photos in Photoshop

Most photographers have been in a situation where the only thing standing between their camera and a breathtaking scene happens to be a handful of …

Tutorials

Stunning Urban Instagrams by Erik Trent

<b>Erik Trent</b> is a talented self-taught photographer and creative director based out of Dallas, who loves to design, explore & travel. “I spend most of …

Photography Guide: How to Master your DSLR Camera - Dam

You spend a lot of money buying a DSLR camera. <i>Wouldn’t it be great to learn how to use it so that you can leave auto-mode behind for good?</i><p>Yes, I …

How To Over Power the Sun using ND Filters With Joel Grimes

Creating a natural looking portrait outside with flash limits your options regarding your camera settings. A photographer might be stuck at their …

Learn how to read your histogram and nail exposure in just 2 minutes

Histograms are handy things. They either confirm that you’ve nailed your exposure or let you instantly see if you need to adjust. But, they can be …

Getting Started with Shutter Speed: A Beginner's Guide

In the pyramid of factors affecting exposure, one of the core elements is shutter speed. Each factor comes with its idiosyncracies and shutter speed …

How to Make A Perfect White Background Within Minutes Using Photoshop

If you’re a commercial or fashion photographer, eventually you’ll run into a client who will ask to have their product, model, etc. to be placed on a …

Tutorials

Happy Holiday Shooting!

Where ever the holidays find you, there are lots of opportunities to commit memories to photography. Carry your camera. Holiday decorations are …

Shutter Speed

Dealing with that Creative Rut

I don’t know if there’s a term for the photographer’s equivalent for writer’s block, but l had it for the majority of last year. I remember that I …

Sunrise Sweep