Chris Carroll

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Contemplative Moments Communicated Through Dreamy Portraiture

The number of emerging talent from the ranks of the young guns is certainly making themselves felt in the world of creative photography. 21-year-old …

Photography

How to Optimize Photos for Search Engines

Optimize photos for search engines and take a vital step toward directing traffic to your blog or website

Successful 21-Year-Old Photog Shares His Inspirational World View at TEDxYouth

There’s a belief that being successful as a photographer these days runs the possibility gamut from difficult to almost impossible, but examples like …

5 Deadly Mistakes To Avoid When Shooting Portraits

Portrait photography is one of the most popular varieties of photography in part because it allows the photographer to be diverse, creative, and tell …

Streamlining Your Workflow with Jared Bauman of ShootDotEdit

This week we invited Jared Bauman, Co-founder and President of ShootDotEdit, into the PhotoShelter offices to talk workflow with Senior Marketing …

How to Shoot Like a Pro - Subject Matters

30 – August – 2013 – Fubiz Media

Calling All Portrait Photographers: New Guide on Growing Your Business

We just released our 32nd free guide on one of the meatiest topics yet – portrait photography. In fact, the portrait photographers we interviewed for …

Mastering Shadows in Indoor Portrait Photography

In a studio portrait session, it is sometimes difficult to position lights in order to achieve the photographer’s desired effect. When harsh shadows …

Tutorials

Sublime Images of the Brilliant Night Sky Using Long Exposures and Image Composite

“If the stars should appear one night in a thousand years, how would men believe and adore; and preserve for many generations the remembrance of the …

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Tips for Photographing Autumn Colors

Photographing autumn colors can be the most fun you have with your camera. The fall is a great time of year for photography. There are an unlimited …

Landscape Photography

How to Photograph Mixed Skin Tones

by Elena Wilkins If you ever had my family as your clients, you could feel a tad lost at how to photograph us. Why? Well, there are three of us, and …

Tutorial: Creating a Surreal, Conceptual Photo Using ‘Zone Lighting’

In this tutorial I’d like to demonstrate that you don’t need expensive studio flashes to create a complex scene with subtle lighting. I haven’t yet …

How to Get Into Concerts as a Photographer

While entertaining, attending concerts and sports events can get pretty expensive, especially if you want good seats for photographing. On top of the …

Five Self Assignments That Teach You To See

In my 20 years in photography, I’ve seen a lot of different assignments teachers have given their students. Most I have heard, or been given myself …

Digital Photography

6 Reasons To Consider Renting Photo Gear

There are several instances where renting gear should be a no-brainer , and yet many photographers are reluctant to do so. Perhaps it’s because they …

11 Things Photographers Wish They Knew Before Going Freelance

In theory, freelancing is a great option – be your own boss, choose your own projects, make your own money. But the reality is that creating a …

What a First Time Wedding Photographer Needs to Know

The news that you are photographing your first wedding often leads to emotions ranging from excitement to apprehension, and in some cases, fear. …

Weddings

Interview with Worldwide Photographer Rosie Hardy

Where do you get your ideas from?<p>I get inspiration from all sorts of things! My ideas are built up from a catalogue of images I have in my head that …

Unique Portraits of Filipino Fishermen by Bryan Alano

Growing up in the Philippines made Bryan Alano appreciate the small things in life, including his first camera, a Polaroid 600. He’s now a …

5 Reasons Why Primes Are Better Than Zooms

How to Make the Best Camera Case Ever -- a Dog Camera Cozy!

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>The perfect DSLR camera case can be hard to come by.<p>And more often than not, it doesn’t even resemble <i>any</i> of your …

An Introduction to Buying Used Lenses

Let’s face it– photography is an expensive hobby and an even more expensive profession. Camera bodies, speedlights, reflectors, memory cards, …

Snapping the Best Wedding Photos: Advice from an Expert

<i>“Spring is here, the sky is blue. The birds all sing as if they knew…”</i>Wedding in Bali by Mila Supinskaya<p>Wedding season is in full swing, which means …

How To Sync Multiple Camera Time Stamps In Lightroom 4

Syncing the time stamp on multiple cameras is best done ahead of time. Every six months or so I take all of my digital SLR camera bodies and sync the …

Vincent LaForet Tests the New MoVI 10 Handheld Video Stabilizer-Looks Very Impressive

Vincent LaForet is always a super busy dude. And recently he stated on Twitter that he’s been testing a game changing device that he swore wasn’t a …