Christian Beauford

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How to Shoot Better Street Photographs

Practical tips on making better street photographs: 1. Keep it simple A simple silhouette of a person at night. Abstract the peoples, and make them …

Street Photography

7 Tips on How to Make Anyone Look Good in Photos (VIDEO)

We’ve shared quite a few videos recently on how to effectively pose people in photos and they’ve proved to be quite popular. So, here’s another one …

24 of the Most Scenic Places to Camp in the United States

Take a road trip from coast to coast, and you’ll find beautiful sights in every state in the U.S.<p>One of the best things about traveling around the …

4 Camera Settings That EVERY Photographer MUST Understand

If you want to take better photos of landscapes, one of the most important things you can do is learn how to use your camera.<p>But beyond that, having …

A Professional Photographer Reveals The Keys To Awesome Night Photography

We cover tons of photographers, influencers, and vanlifers around these parts, which means a hefty number of images arrive at a steady pace, and we have the pleasure of sorting through them to choose the best ones to slide into posts. It gives us a solid idea of what photography trends are hot and, …

47 Essential Photography Tips for Beginners

Emerging Filmmakers: You Could Win Up to $50,000 from AT&T

The AT&T Film Awards is offering cash and gear prizes for contests focused on student filmmakers, recent graduates, and mobile tech enthusiasts.<p>The …

Mobile Technology

The Filmmaker's Mental Checklist: 9 Things to Nail Down Before You Hit Record

Ready to shoot? Not so fast! Have you checked these 9 things first?<p>Whether you're a professional or a total noob, there are going to be a lot of …

How to Achieve a Minimalist Home

11 Ancient Cities You (Probably) Don't Know About

The term "ancient city" likely calls to mind well known ruins like Athens, Machu Picchu, and Pompeii but there are many more around the world. Some …

Here’s All the Gear Behind Those Amazing Professional Travel Photos (Video)

Those perfectly crafted shots of exotic landscapes, colorful destinations, and sublime portraits of people living in far-flung countries don’t happen …

Carbon Fiber

7 Things You Wish You Knew Before Directing Your First Feature

Though your first film may not be your best film, it could quite possibly be your best teacher.<p>You're going to make mistakes on every film you make, …

Best Photo Editing Apps 2018: 10 apps to improve your snaps | Trusted Reviews

<b>Take your smartphone photography to the next level with our guide to the best photo editing apps…</b><p>These days, we all own a smartphone and carry it …

30+ Free Instagram Tools to Help You Grow Your Following

More than 700 million people use Instagram and 400 million of those users check the app daily.<p>With such a large audience, and some incredibly …

Gnarbox turns your phone into a 4K video-editing studio

It's an overcast day in San Francisco, and there's a drone buzzing high above the city. I'm with Tim Feess, the young co-founder of Gnarbox, a rugged portable video-editing tool that pairs with an app on your phone and works with multiple cameras and memory cards. Clouds might be lingering over the …

This App Tells You Which Image Will Perform Best on Instagram

I can’t be the only one who dreamt of knowing which image would perform best on Instagram before posting a set or simply what picture people like …

Composition: Getting the Perfect Perspective

There’s a list of ‘rules’ regarding what makes a good composition and a pleasing image. Things like the golden ratio, the golden spiral, and the rule …

Landscape Photography

13 Must-Have Accessories for Making Films on Your Smartphone

These tools will certainly come in handy if you want to make movies on Apple and Android smartphones.<p>Smartphones on their own make for some pretty …

Google Pixel

Every Filmmaking Form You'll Ever Need in 99 Free Templates

Ease your workload (and your mind) with these free templates for everything from storyboarding to contracts to accounting.<p><i>[Editor's Note: No Film</i> …

6 Dirty Secrets: How to Make Money as a Filmmaker

A new video series from Zacuto spills the secrets to making a living as an emerging filmmaker.<p>"The single least talked-about thing in our industry is …

8 Things Every New Filmmaker Should Learn Before Making Their First Film

From getting good audio to choosing good costumes, this video covers all the bases of filmmaking for beginners.<p>For many of us, the way we learned how …

Filmmaking

Which Filmmaking Books Should Be on Your Essential Reading List?

How many of these books on filmmaking have you read?<p>There are many ways to learn the craft of filmmaking, not the least of which is good, …

David Fincher's Rocky Road to Success: The Triumphs and Failures That Shaped Him

In a wide-ranging discussion with BAFTA, David Fincher reflects on his career as a Hollywood maverick and some of the lessons he's learned about how …

5 Mistakes Beginner Landscape Photographers Make

As with all creative crafts, there are many common pitfalls that photographers fall into when they’re just starting out. Landscape photographer Toma …

Even Amateur Filmmakers Can Afford This Tiny Motion Control Camera Rig

Motion control rigs capable of repeatedly recreating smooth, controlled camera movements usually cost tens of thousands of dollars, and they require …

How This Dessert Shop Got 20,000 Instagram Followers in 6 Months Without Advertising

What you can learn from this New York dessert shop's social media strategy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How does an ice cream shop in a crowded city grow a mass following in less than six months with zero advertising budget?<p>Instagram.<p>New Territories is a dessert shop …

Manhattan

Top 5 Ways to Make Money on YouTube This Year

YouTube can be a profitable platform, but only if you use it to its fullest potential.<p>As of 2016, there were 3.25 billion hours of video watched on …

Livestreaming

3 Tips for How to Pose Men Who Don’t Know How to Model

In this typically short and sweet 1.5-minute video from Mango Street, the photography duo run through some techniques for posing a male subject. …

‘Cutting Through the Chaos’ - Using Telephoto Lenses to Capture Details of Tokyo

Lukasz Palka, a Polish travel photographer currently residing in Tokyo, embarked on a photo series aiming to document the more intricate details of …