Hussain Datani

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Long Exposure Photos of Gunfire at Night (A Memorial Day Memory)

In April of 1970 I was near Phu Tai, Vietnam in the 173rd Airborne Brigade Admin Compound. We were pissed off at taking Viet Cong sniper fire from …

Travel Photography Tips and Techniques

With travel photography you want to convey not only the scenes you have seen but also the feelings and emotions associated with the locations. The …

Three Tricks for Faking Depth of Field in Your Photos

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>There was a time when you’d want to stare at a photo for hours but couldn’t quite put your finger on <i>why</i>.<p>Then you …

How To Shoot a Live Band Without a Flash

Shooting gigs, in my opinion, is the second hardest form of photography, the first being landscapes. As a photographer, in a mosh pit of excited …

How To Put Together a Beginner’s Light Painting Kit

If you’ve ever harbored interest in trying light painting, there’s no better time than now. Summer is here and the weather is perfect for you start …

7 Beginner Tips For Sharper Photos

Scott Kelby, the author of many digital photography books says, <i>“If your photos aren’t sharp then the rest doesn’t matter.”</i> Key to any image is its …

How to Capture Better Photos of Your Latte

Many people start and finish their days with lattes, especially in cities like New York. There are some out there who like to share their latte art …

Mesmerizing GIFs Created by Looping Moving Subjects in Static Settings

Perhaps best described as mesmerizing, Turkish photographer and artist Erdal Inci has created an interesting set of animated loops in GIF form that …

Comparing Diffusion Materials for Photography Lighting

As many photographers switch from using strobes to using continuous lighting for their photo shoots, they need solutions to avoid the 1950s-era hard …

Photo Magic – Special Effects Photography Made Easy

Special effects photography is the kind of non-photoshopped picture taking that makes onlookers wonder ‘how did you do that?’ This new guide is …

Back to Basics: Food Photography Lighting & Styling

In today’s foodie/cellphoneography/Instagram world, everyone is a food photographer. It’s almost customary to take a photo of your food before …

How to Focus-Stack Macro Images using Photoshop

One of the biggest challenges facing macro photographers is getting your subject in focus. Not only is hitting the perfect focus point an exercise in …

11 Quick Food Photography Tips to Make Mouth Watering Images

One of my first jobs in photography involved shooting food, including doing shots for a cookbook. I learned a lot about food styling and choosing the …

Photographer Websites: Why You Need One And What To Do About It

The modern web was made for photographers; it’s such a visual medium where beautiful images have an incredible impact. Text, or copy, is still …

How to Read Clouds as a Photographer

Having been a wedding photographer in Sydney for a few years, I’m continually amazed at how much my photography is dependent on weather conditions. …

Canon RAW Footage Using Magic Lantern Hack Trumps H.264 at High ISOs

For some filmmakers, the arrival of the Magic Lantern RAW video recording ability has become a godsend. With increased sharpness and a remarkable …

Amazing High Speed Water Wig Photography Technique

The first things you’re probably wondering is, <i>“What exactly is a water wig?”</i> To best answer that question, ask photographer Tim Tadder about his …

Portrait Photography Photoshop Tutorial: Skin Retouching

One of the most fundamental and most utilized skills of retouching portrait images with Photoshop is skin correction. Fine lines, discoloration, etc. …

Tutorials

The Benefits of Using a Tripod for Photography

Camera technology has advanced so much that just about anyone can take good photos. (Not necessarily great photos–that has more to do with …

Photo Magic, 3D Photography

This will blow your mind. If you have never tried ‘free view’ 3D, then you might find it hard to imagine that you can take 3D photos with any camera …

Photography

Quick and Easy Trick For Adding a Black Background to Your Shots Anywhere

Photographer Glyn Dewis shared this cool little technique that lets you work with a black background even if you don’t have an actual backdrop with …