Ganesh Vaidikar

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5 Tips to Improve Your Background and Make the Subject Stand Out More

If you are looking for a quick, simple, hassle-free way to make your images pop more and stand out, this is the article for you! You don’t have to be …

Tutorials

Shooting for black and white photos - A Quick Photo Guide.

On a Budget: Portrait Lenses for Your DSLR

Photography, one way or another, is an expensive hobby. But you don’t need to rob a bank to get really incredible photos. No matter what, that starts …

The Simplest and Most Effective One Light Setup I’ve Ever Used

In this post I’ll be sharing the best one light portrait setup I’ve ever used. I’ll come clean right off the bat here and say that I stumbled across …

Lightroom Coffee Break: Helpful Tips and Tricks in 60 Seconds or Less

Want to strengthen your Lightroom skills? Adobe recently launched “Lightroom Coffee Break,” an ongoing series of videos that each contain a helpful …

Tutorials

Why Converting Color Images to Black and White Might Be Worth It

No doubt most of us probably shoot and create color images the majority of the time. It’s just a natural workflow given that we see the world in …

Landscape Photography

Watch This: Photographer Huntington Witherill Shares Tips For Better Composition

Huntington Witherill is an award-winning photography who could be classified a landscape photographer, but his work is actually much broader than …

8 Quick Tips to Improve Your Photos of Architectural Details

Photography

How to make your own DIY filter holders for wide angle lenses

Ultra wide angle lenses are great, and if you’re a landscape shooter then you probably own at least one or two of them, but many have a bit of a …

Chemicals
Street Photography

A Beginner’s Step-by-Step Guide to Understanding Metering Modes

One of the key elements of a good photo is getting the exposure right. That is, the highlights aren’t too bright and the shadows aren’t too dark, and …

Shutter Speed

Essentials Skills for Capturing Stunning Photos

Click for More Info…<p><b>How can I create a stunning portfolio like this?</b><p>Here is what you need to know to start building your own stunning portfolio:<p><b>Learn</b> …

Landscape Photography

An Easy Guide To Backlit Photography

<i>Pedro Quintela is a history teacher, talented photographer, and one of the most motivational people on 500px. In his latest tutorial, he talks about</i> …

Huawei’s P9 Smartphone Packs Dual Cameras ‘Co-Engineered’ with Leica

It’s been a little over a month since Leica promised to “reinvent” mobile photography in partnership with Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei, and …

Mobile Technology

8 Common Autofocus Problems and Their Solutions

Having trouble nailing tack-sharp autofocus with your camera? Aside from technical proficiency, there are a number of other issues that could be …

How to Make Your Existing Photos Shine in Post Production in The Next 20 Minutes (Lightroom Special)

Post production is a massively important part of every serious photographers workflow and is something you ignore at your peril. While it will not …

Tutorials

How To Upload High Quality Photos to Facebook And Fix A Common Mistake

We've all been there, we work so hard preparing, shooting, editing or whatever it may be when we're involved in taking photos. After everything is …

10 Tips for Successful Street Photography

The essence of street photography is about documenting everyday life and society on the streets. You can find opportunities to practice street …

The Top Photos and Cameras on Flickr in 2015

Billions of photos were uploaded by photographers to Flickr over the course of 2015. As this year is winding down, Flickr has crunched some numbers …

10 Practical Tips for Fighting G.A.S. (Gear Acquisition Syndrome)

I am addicted to G.A.S. (Gear Acquisition Syndrome). I always want to buy new stuff — the newest iPad (Epic), cars (Mustang), phone (iPhone 6s or …

5 Warning Signs That You Are Failing at Photography

Are you struggling to make it as a professional photographer? Here are the top five warning signs that your career is headed for failure, and how to …

How to Take Sharper Street Photography, Even at Night

Capturing sharp photographs is by far the toughest technical skill in street photography. People move quickly, you are often moving quickly, the …

Street Photography

Top 5 Most Common Mistakes in Landscape Photography

If your landscape photography is leaving something to be desired, you’re not alone. Armed with a little knowledge about what’s going wrong, though, …

Tips on How to Pose Newborn Babies

Have you ever wondered how baby photographers (no, not babies that are photographers) pose newborns? Have you wondered how they got those little …

How to Use Lens Aperture to Demonstrate Importance and Tell Stories

Single lens reflex cameras have interchangeable lenses that allow photographers to change the aperture of those lenses. The aperture is the hole …

Landscape Photography

How to Use the Local Adjustments Tools Inside Lightroom

Whenever you take a photo, no matter what the subject, it would be extremely unusual if it couldn’t be improved in some way by making local …

When Your Lenses Lie to You

I love my Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM lens. Or was it a 1.4? It turns out that even though it says f/1.2 on the barrel, the story is more complex …

Cameras

5 Good Reasons You Should Get the Latest Lightroom Upgrade

If you’re a photo-fanatic, there is a lot to keep up with. New camera models are being announced way too often, firmware updates, fancy new lenses …

Tutorials

How to Spice Up Your Portraits by Including the Environment

I discovered as a child that following rules is not only no fun, it’s often an impediment to true self-expression. Strict adherence to orthodoxy and …

Photography