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How to Shoot Photos of Flying Food

Want to learn how to create a “flying food” photo without actually making food travel through the air? Food photographer Skyler Burt of We Eat …

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 …

A handy guide to making awesome photos

Kainaz Amaria • October 29, 2015<p>Visual storytelling is really vital to reach a wider audience. It’s how more and more people are communicating.<p>This post will guide you through the most important elements of it.<p><b>Photography is a language</b><p>What do I mean by this? There is a method to creating images and …

How to Create Great Light for Your Portrait Shoot

In A Ray Of SunLearning how to develop my eye for light has been the most crucial part of developing my own personal style as a wedding photographer. …

Nikon D750

Using Focus Creatively with Food Photography

There are ways to use selective focus, or shallow depth of field, to completely control how you look at an image. Selective focus is using a large …

Photography

4 Tips to Leverage Natural Light Using Just your Camera and One Lens

In photography light is everything. Without light, whether that be artificial or natural, there is no photography. The problem is that sometimes …

4 Lessons in Creativity for Photographers

Creativity in any discipline is about finding new and original ideas. When they strike, creative thoughts seem to appear out of nowhere — light bulb …

7 Things You Can do to Make Your Images Look Better Today

There’s no doubt that there’s an abundance of tips and tricks to improve your landscape photography available online these days. Just take …

Tips for Better Composition of Seascape Photographs

I do not believe that in photography there are absolute rules of composition, but it is undeniable that certain compositions work better than others. …

Pro Tip: Use Leading Lines to Enhance Your Portraits

Anybody who has ever tried to capture a great portrait knows just how important composition is. The rule of thirds, golden spiral, leading lines and …

Photography

Shoot All Day Long: Techniques to Improve Daylight Photography

Golden hour. That time of the day where the warm sunlight makes every shot look like a magazine cover or a movie poster. It would be great if that …

How to Photograph a Spider's Web

One subject that presents photographers with wonderful opportunities but also a lot of challenges is the spider’s web. There’s something about their …

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 …

Landscape Photography Tips You Don't Want to Miss

If you're like me, landscape photography is where it's at.There's nothing wrong with macro or portraits or street photography - it's just that …

Landscape Photography

Getting Sharper Images - an Understanding of Focus Modes

The longer you shoot, the larger the repertoire of subjects and assignments you photograph becomes. You start off photographing flowers in the …

Does the Camera Matter? SLR versus Mirrorless versus Smartphone

Does the camera you use matter? If so to what degree? See if you agree with this author's viewpoint and add your thoughts.

How to Photograph a White Product on a White Background

Shooting clear or white products on a white balance can be tricky. In this video, photographer David Patino (www.davidpatino.com) shows you how it's …

How to shoot urban landscapes during the ‘blue hour’

<b>Award-winning photographer Matt Parry offers tips for getting the best from cityscapes and how to make the most of 'blue hour' light</b><p>Millions of …

Photography Composition Tip: Using a Frame Within a Frame

What if I told you that there is a compositional element so powerful that you could direct the viewer’s eye, obscure an unsightly element, or add …

Landscape Photography

How to Take Sharp Photos in the Wind

Normally, if you’re using a tripod, camera shake isn’t something you’ll have to worry very much about. However, there are some obvious exceptions. If …

Landscape Photography

Some of the Best Photos of the Night Sky, and How to Make Your Own

The night sky is an astounding phenomenon that fascinates almost every individual. Stars have been around for thousands of years and yet, humankind …

Daytime Long Exposure Photo Tutorial With a 10-Stop ND Filter

Now more than ever, us photographers have all sorts of tools that help us create more dynamic and more impressive photos.For some photographers, the …

Landscape Photography

Why Leading Lines Are Trickier Than You Think

A lot of folks get into photography without having any type of art background or art training.<p>Some might be telling themselves, “Hey, I know how to …

Laws of Light: Separation

Today on The Slanted Lens Jay P. Morgan is continuing his LAWS OF LIGHT series with a discussion on separation between subject and background. This …

Working with Natural Reflectors

In this short video tutorial, Jeff Rojas discussed how he uses natural reflectors around New York City in order to light his subjects.

5-Minute Tutorial Reveals How To Make Boring Photos Look Awesome

There are a ton of bad photos online and it’s mostly because people simply can’t be bothered with editing. But as this tutorial shows, you don’t need …

Tutorials

5 Ways to Separate your Subject From the Background

When shooting portraits, finding a way to draw the viewer’s attention to the subject and make them pop out from the background is often a primary …

Shutter Speed

I Learned to Take Better Photos By Digging Into My Camera's Exposure Settings

I shoved my phone in my husband’s face to show him a picture I’d taken of the New York skyline. “It’s good, right?” I asked, way too proud of myself …

How to Add Ambient Light to Portrait Photography

There’s a lot to love when it comes to ambient light. Though photographers have a plethora of artificial lighting tools at their disposal, very …

Photography