Photography Tips

By Brian King | Photography tips, instruction, how-to's, and reviews.

Understanding Manual Mode of a DSLR Camera

One of the scariest things for every new photographer is the moment when you pick up your new DSLR camera and turn it to manual mode.<p>It is safe to …

Digital Photography

How to start selling stock photographs

One way to become a published photographer is to sell stock photography. Here's what you need to know to get started.<p>Ever thought you could be a …

Photography

Tips for Why and How to do Wildlife Photography at Eye-Level

Sometimes the right camera angle is down low or up high. See how getting to the subject's eye-level is effective for wildlife photography.

Photography

Don’t Fear Photo Post-Processing - Shooting is Only the First Part of the Image Creation Process

Post-processing is just part of image creation and is nothing you need to fear. See some examples of how in-camera is just the first part of the …

Tutorials

5 Ways to Improve Your Food Photography

Food photography is great fun and really easy to get into. All you need is a camera (which if you own a smart phone, you already have) and some …

Food Photography

Tips on photographing reptiles from an expert wildlife photographer

<b>Take a trip into the reptile realm with wildlife photographer Jason Steel. He passes on his tips and tricks to get you started</b><p>Love them or hate them, …

Nature

4 Common Photo Composition Errors and How to Fix Them

When it comes to composition “rules”, it’s important to understand the concepts so that you have them in the back of your mind while shooting. You’re …

Tutorials

5 Top Value Lenses for Getting Started in Wildlife Photography

If you are just getting into wildlife photography but don't want to break the bank - here are 5 excellent value lenses for you to consider purchasing.

Cameras

Professional Photographer Shares Secrets to Capturing Perfect Landscape Photos

We all wish we could receive advice on how to better our photography from experts in the field, hoping they will let us in on the secrets of their lens selection or the coordinates of their scouted location. And yet, one of the most overlooked aspects of photography is the planning stages. …

Landscape Photography

5 Great Ways to Promote Your Photography | FizX

It’s fantastic isn’t it, when friends, loved ones, and relatives comment approvingly on photos that you’ve taken. But what if you want to get more …

How to Take Silhouettes in 4 Easy Steps

Looking at photos like the one above, it's hard not to be impressed with their beauty.There's just something about gorgeous backlighting behind a …

Tutorials

7 Common Mistakes That Every Photography Business Needs to Avoid

Everyone makes mistakes. When growing your photography business, you will make more mistakes over than the years than you can count – and some of …

Employment

5 Mistakes Beginner Landscape Photographers Make

As with all creative crafts, there are many common pitfalls that photographers fall into when they’re just starting out. Landscape photographer Toma …

How to Let Go of Perfection in Photography

In the digital era, where perfection seems within our grasp through post-processing and limitless opportunities to reshoot, it’s easy to get hung up …

Photography

7 Hidden Lightroom Tricks You Might Want to Know

Educator Colin Smith of photoshopCAFE has 7 great tips for Lightroom users that might just surprise you and make your post production life a little …

Six expert tips for producing your own "natural" stock photography

"Authenticity" is a word that can be heard increasingly throughout the stock industry. Gone are the days of stereotypical micro-stock (think …

As Simple As ABC

Regardless of subject matter, the rules of good photography don’t change. Whether you photograph wildlife, make portraits, shoot landscapes, create …

Photography

How to See Like a Photographer

There are few "inventions" as complex and capable as the human eye.Our eyes give us extraordinary power to see the world around us, and in the case …

Tutorials

Tip: Try Keeping Both Eyes Open When Shooting Through a Viewfinder

This 2-minute video from Adorama highlights one super-simple tip that could make your life behind the camera a little easier.<p>Most photographers close …

Get Sharper Photos By Using the Right Focus Mode

Let's face it...There's a lot of skills you need to master to take a gorgeous shot like the one above.On the one hand, that's part of the beauty of …

Digital Photography

Macro Safari: Turn Your Backyard Into a Photo Adventure

Yesterday was a rainy, hazy day at home. I didn’t feel much like going anywhere but I needed to find something to do that didn’t involve sitting or …

Water Splash Photography Made Easy

How exciting is it to freeze things in action? High-speed photography and water make the perfect recipe to get stunning images – and creating them is …

Tutorials

Five Pieces of Gear That Are Always in My Photography Bag

With every job or concept we go to shoot, our gear that we take with us is constantly changing. We take our full lighting setup for a day in the …

Cool Stuff

The Best Gear to Up Your Phone Photography Game

Your phone camera is good, but it could be better—with some help.<p>If your smartphone isn't your only camera these days, it's likely your primary one. While a good smartphone can give you some great photos on its own, there's more options available than you might think for those looking to get even …

iPhoneography

How to Understand the Differences Between Full-Frame Versus Crop-Sensor Cameras

I remember how excited I was to get my first DSLR several years ago. My wife and I had a newborn and wanted to get better shots of our little baby …

Cameras

My Five Street Photography Tips

Street Photography

Seven tips for shooting nature photos with your smartphone camera

Make every day Nature Photography Day!<p><i>National Geographic</i> photographer Jim Richardson is responsible for some of the best photography advice ever given: “If you want to be a better photographer, stand in front of more interesting stuff.” Nature is full of interesting stuff, and, thanks to …

Landscape Photography

10 Photography Rules To Break

Over the years, we’ve heard certain guidelines, maxims, and rules repeated over and over again by nature photographers. We've even repeated a few …