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Finding Focus

Do you ever have one of those days when you just can’t seem to find focus? When you fritter away your time on nothingnesses, distractions, wandering …

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Crop Guidelines for Portrait Photography

Here’s a helpful illustration that shows acceptable places to crop when shooting portraits. Cropping at green lines should be fine, while cropping at …

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Wait! It's Not What it Looks Like!

That's pretty much what I had to tell my wife, the first time she saw this baby in my basement.<p>And yeah, I do know what it <i>looks</i> like. Doesn't help …

The Fastest Way to Change Lenses on Your DSLR

If you're like me, when you head out with your camera to do a shoot, you can spend a few minutes swapping lenses, taking off the lens cap, putting …

Culture Japan Season 2

And finally, here is the Mirai Millenium Opening Theme adapted for Culture Japan, created by Mirai Fusion and JC Staff.<p>And here are the commercials …

Cherry Blossom Forecast 2009

Over the coming weeks, we will present up-to-date cherry blossom forecasts and reports.

Jewelry Brand Photography Tips

Doing commercial photography work for a jewelry line sounds easy enough, but shooting the shiny ornaments presents certain challenges. For one, a …

‘Everyone Is A Photographer’: Specialize or Perish

Battle hardened photographers will tell you that theirs used to be an elite profession, difficult to do, hard to enter, and accorded the proper …

Posing Guide: 21 Sample Poses to Get You Started with Photographing Weddings

Previously in this posing guide series we took a look to posing women, posing men, posing children, posing couples and posing groups of people. In …

Posing Guide: 21 Sample Poses to Get You Started with Photographing Groups of People

Previously in the posing guide series articles we looked at posing female subjects, posing male subjects, posing children and posing couples. It is …

Posing Guide: 21 Sample Poses for Photographing Couples

Posing Guide for Photographing Couples: Couple photography is about connection, interaction and feelings between two people. Here are some poses to …

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Posing Guide: 21 Sample Poses to get you Started with Photographing Children

A Guest Post by Kaspars Grinvalds from Posing App. After our previous articles on posing female subjects and posing men (there are now more guides – …

Posing Guide: Sample Poses to Get You Started with Photographing Men

Posing Guide: 21 Sample Poses to Get You Started with Photographing Women – Part II

This article is part 2 to our previous article with 21 Sample Poses for Photographing Women – Part I. Also note our other posing guides in the series …

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Posing Guide: 21 Sample Poses to Get You Started with Photographing Women – Part I

This is the first in a series of Posing Guide posts by Kaspars Grinvalds. See below for links to the full series of posing guides including for kids, …

Photographer’s Business Cards Created Using 35mm Film Slides

If you’re interested in making a positive impression on potential clients, but you don’t have the funds to spend on printing high-end branded …

Long Term Review: Nikon 24mm f2.8 D

While it is neither the newest nor the most dramatic lens, I think the Nikon 24mm 2.8D is very good. It has the focal length which I first fell in …

10 Simple Ideas for Creating a Sustainable Photography Business – ESSENTIALS For Photographers

It’s one thing to get a shoot now and then, and another to create and sustain a commercial photography business. Here are a couple of thoughts for …

Calibrize

Calibrize is free software that helps you to calibrate the colors of your monitor in three simple steps. Just download the software and follow the …

Long Term Review: Nikon 35mm f1.8 G

It has been a long, uncanny road with this lens. I have had it since 2009. The AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G was the first lens I purchased beyond the …

How To Get An English Teaching Job In Japan - GaijinPot

How To Get An English Teaching Job In Japan<p>Moving to Japan to work is a big step in anyone’s life and before making the move there is a lot of …