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Beginner Tips for the Aspiring Wedding Photographer

<i>“I’m shooting my first wedding and I’m freaking out!! Do you have any pointers?”</i><p>This quote has to be one of the most common that I’ve come across in …

How to Overcome Bad Lighting and Bad Backgrounds as a Wedding Photographer

Bad light and a poor location can quickly derail a shoot. But it doesn’t have to be that way. These obstacles can be overcome through smart placement …

Landscape Photography

Light Blaster Turns Your Flash and Lens Into a Slide Projector

Earlier today, the folks over at DIYPhotography announced a revolutionary new product that they believe will “push your creative potential to the …

11 Tips for Photographing High School Senior Portraits

A Guest Contribution by Meghan Newsom. When it comes to planning for sessions, seniors are some of my favorite people to work with. Don’t get me …

Photography

These $2.50 DIY Sandbags Will Keep Your Light Stands Steady on the Cheap

Here’s a neat idea for those of you who know the benefit of using sandbags to keep your light stands from tipping over, but aren’t sure if that …

Family Portraits Dos and Don'ts

Pin It For a photographer, skills in family portraits are essential and are usually the bread and butter for up and coming photographers. Looking at …

Photography

Studio Sets Up a Slow-Mo Photo Booth at a Mixer, Gets Hilarious Results

Here’s a little bit of entertainment and humor for your Tuesday afternoon. At a recent mixer they hosted for creative professionals in the ad …

In-Depth Wedding Photography Seminar with a Staged Wedding

Without the hands-on experience that comes only from attending a live ceremony, it’s challenging to improve wedding photography or to envision the …

Weddings

My One-Shot, Zero-Setup, Sure-Fire Guide to Photographing Wedding Cakes

This guide is what I do during wedding days, and I typically photograph the cake right when I enter the reception location. Overall, I take 4 shots …

How To Take Professional Quality Portrait Photography

Portraiture can be one of the most satisfying forms of photography for an enthusiastic amateur. The tips below can be of use whether you are using a …

Landscape Photography

How To Shoot Landscapes Under a Full Moon

This article is about taking photos at night under a full moon or near a full moon. At night, the moon will act as a light source in exactly the same …

Landscape Photography

What Landscape Photos Would Look Like if Earth Had a Ring Like Saturn’s

Last month we shared some photo illustrations by science artist Ron Miller that showed what the night sky would look like if other planets in our …

Camera Settings for HDR Photography

High dynamic range (HDR) images are taking the photography world by storm as more and more photographers are discovering the stunning images the …

Landscape Photography

Sigma Sets Release Date for USB Dock, Shows Off Customization Options

We’ve mentioned Sigma’s upcoming revolutionary USB dock before, but until today we had no idea when the product would become a reality or how much it …

These Lighting Patterns Will Make Your Portrait Photographs Rock

Familiarizing yourself with different lighting patterns isn't just to help you diversify your portrait portfolio. Depending on what you are trying …

Landscape Photography

26 Home Theaters You Wish You Owned

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How to Make a Cheap DIY Flash Diffuser for Macro Photography

Here’s a step-by-step tutorial on how you can make a pretty nice flash diffuser for your macro setup for just a little time and a little money.<p>This …

Inside a Professional Paparazzi Photography Bag

Getting a sneak peak inside a professional paparazzi’s camera bag isn’t something we are treated to on a regular basis, which makes the video below …

Photography

Digital Camera Maintenance and Care Tips

A digital camera is a sensitive device. As such, it needs to be cleaned and cared for so it will always be on optimum performance. Proper maintenance …

Leaked Photos Appear to Show a Beastly Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 Lens

Could an f/1.8 fixed aperture appear inside an 18-35mm zoom lens? That’s what photographers on the web are now debating after the emergence of a pair …

Turn Your Tablet Into a Studio Light

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>Your iPad is your Sunday Times. Your game console. Your encyclopedia. The guardian of your deepest, darkest …

Mobile Photography

Incognito Flash Lamps: An Effective Lighting Solution for Low-Light Situations

The consummate photographer will always put out the extra effort to capture the ideal shot. Even casual photo shoots like documenting family …

Salt Lake City

Want to Join The Phoblographer? Here's Your Chance to Apply - The Phoblographer

Hey everyone,<p>We’re looking to bring on two new additions to the staff. We’ve been reworking and revamping our efforts and at the moment, we’re …