Chris Daniel Sasser

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How to Build Your First Photography Studio

For a lot of us who are chasing a career in photography, we soon come to a bit of a pinch point. We have thrown all our money into cameras, …

Studio Lighting Explained for Natural Light Photographers

One of the biggest misconceptions in studio photography is that you need the biggest, baddest external lights you can get in order to produce great …

Shutter Speed

8 Tips Every Portrait Photographer Should Try Right Now

Do You Know the Difference Between Saturation and Vibrance? Watch This Video and Find Out

Do you fully understand the difference between the Saturation and Vibrance tools that are common to most image-editing programs? Many photographers …

Tutorials

Four Essential Lighting Techniques for Wedding Receptions

Have you ever had that gut-wrenching feeling of being defeated after a wedding reception? Let’s be real, it happens. There comes a point where …

How to Reply When Clients Say You’re Too Expensive

No matter what industry you are in, if you’re selling your services you will inevitably come up against clients who balk at your prices. This …

11 Free Apps I Couldn't Live Without as a Photographer

This is not your typical list of must have photography apps — no Snapchat, Instagram, or Photoshop here. Although you might not have heard of many of …

Apps

Suspended – Medium

7 tips and shortcuts to make your Lightroom workflow faster and easier

Just like Photoshop, Lightroom also has plenty of shortcuts that can be super-useful, speed up your editing process and make it easier. Photographer …

How to edit raw images in 5 simple steps

<b>James Paterson gives his top tips for editing raw photographs</b><p>Camera makers expect the raw photographer to want to make their own choices when it …

Tutorials

How to Memorize the F-Stop Scale With Simple Math

Off the top of your head, do you know how much more light f/2.8 lets in compared to f/5.6? Do you know the f-stop number that comes after 11? This …

A Beginner's Guide to Astrophotography

At some point in time, almost every photographer will get the itch to try their hand at astrophotography. It could be that image of the Milky Way or …

Cut Your Photo Editing Time in HALF

In this video Mango Street are talking about their post-production workflow and how you can apply the same tools and techniques to cut your editing …

HOW TO GO VIRAL AS A PHOTOGRAPHER.

Dear friend, I’m gonna give you some contrarian (not ‘common-sense’) advice on how to become a viral photographer — someone whose message, ideas, and …

Street Photography

You’ll Never Doubt the Importance of Portrait Lighting After Watching This Fascinating 2-Minute Video

It’s sort of obvious that without light there isn’t a whole lot we can do with our cameras. But the fascinating two-minute video below provides an …

How to Get Rich From Your Photography Passion

The biggest lie you’re told: you cannot get rich off your passion. 1. Luck + Hustle = Success Honestly, I got rich off my passion (I earn 200,000+ …

Street Photography

Apartment For A Guy And Even Two Of Them / Metaforma

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> In this world everything is clear – a simple form, minimalistic colors selection, natural materials. …

9 Photoshop Retouching Techniques That Every Serious Photographer Should Know (VIDEO)

Image-editing expert Nathan Dodsen doesn’t mess around when it comes to Photoshop, and in the detailed video below he provides a comprehensive …

Gorgeous Portrait Photography by Hunter Gillman

<b>Hunter Gillman</b> is a talented self-taught photographer and retoucher who was born and grew up in the small town of Lindon, Utah and currently based in …

Photography

9 Tips to Take your Photography to the Next Level

In this AYP episode, Marc Silber gives (at least) nine photography tips from his new book Advancing Your Photography. He shows his work and tells …

Choosing Camera Lens Filters & Stepping Rings

When you first get your brand new, expensive and sophisticated DSLR camera, you may be forgiven for thinking that’s all you really need to take good …

Landscape Photography

How to make it as a photographer

“WOW, YOU’VE MADE IT!”<p>Sounds good, doesn’t it? Just say it to yourself out loud right now: “I finally made it!” Whatever it means to you, it carries …

How to Take More Considerate Senior Portraits

Ever wonder how you can elevate your senior portraits beyond the standard cap and gown pictures? Think about lifestyle photography the next time you …

Do You Have a $4,000 Travel Photo Sitting on Your Hard Drive?

Have you ever wondered what your travel photos are worth? Most people take travel photos for themselves to remember the experience or share on social …

Exif is a clever tool that stops people from stealing your photos

(No, not that EXIF)<p>Image piracy has always been a major problem on the web. But a smart new tool called Exif — no, not <i>that</i> EXIF, which stands for Exchangeable Image File and refers to the data that gets embedded into an image — aims to solve it by borrowing the sharing behavior popularized by video …

Blackbox

Flash Photography for Beginners: Intro to Off-Camera Flash

Last week, I posted an article about how to create amazing portraits with on-camera flash. My hope was to help anyone who was on the fence about …

Photographing Complementary Colors

I love photographing in Death Valley and one of my favorite places is the dunes. Repeating patterns and pristine wilderness make it an artist’s …

Beginner Photography Tip: 4 Easy Ideas for Posing Couples

I don't know about you, but one of the things that I struggled with most when I was just starting out as a photographer was posing people for …

Jokes

Every serious photographer should own these 2 lenses

If you're just starting to set up your camera kit, you face a baffling array of choices: fixed-lens or interchangeable? DSLR or mirrorless? Nikon, Canon, Olympus, or Sony?<p>Most people don't need to buy expensive equipment, since smartphone cameras have gotten pretty damn good. It's probably more …