Brad Montecalvo

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How to Create Realistic Looking HDR Photographs

By Sean Ogle. HDR photography has gotten a bit of a bad reputation, simply because so many people don’t know how or when to use it. It kind of …

10 Photography Assignments to Stimulate Your Creativity

This article provides you with 10 photography self-assignments that you can use to get your own creative juices flowing. They’re designed to help you …

9 Photography Ideas to Fuel Your Photographic Journey

A Guest Post by Sergey Sus/ 1. Take an Overnight Photography Trip Overnight trips with other photographers make for a great time to talk and explore …

Photography

Creating an Indoor Blizzard for Portraits with Falling Snow

I wanted to create a dramatic portrait series of “arctic explorers” that appeared to be taken outside in a blizzard. The concept for this shoot was …

Piccure is a Photoshop Plug-In for Photographers With Shaky Hands

Blurry photographs–we all know them. We’ve all had them occur to us one time or another. And while we probably all agree that in theory they …

Long Exposure Engagement Photos Shot Under the Starry Night Sky

Long exposure photographs of stars and romantic engagement photographs aren’t often found together, but that’s the fusion wedding photography couple …

Master These Five Lightroom Sliders and Your Photos Will Pop

Have you ever opened up Lightroom (or any other professional level editing program) and said, “Oh my – where do I start?” If so then this post is …

Little District – B/W Street Photography by Jens Franke

German photographer Jens Franke has a passion for street photography and reportage, which is especially clear in his series called Little District. …

Street Photography

5 Ways to Find a New Topic for a Photography Project and Beat "Photographer's Block"

It’s a well-documented ‘fact’ that writers encounter writer’s block. Photographers also run into that creative wall and it can be very discouraging …

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 …

A Portrait Photographer's Guide To Coaching Clients

Some people are born with the ability to be completely relaxed and act naturally during a portrait session. Unfortunately, those types are few and …