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40s Pin-Ups Models Re-imagined And ‘Dressed’ In Only Milk

London-based photographer Jaroslav Wieczorkiewicz has come up with quite the new fashion in his reimagined tribute to 1940s pin-up models, <i>Milky</i> …

Behind the Scenes with Brandon Stanton and His Humans of New York Project

When we first covered Brandon Stanton and his <i>Humans of New York</i> project almost a year and a half ago, he had accumulated about 3,000 portraits of …

5 Tips for Getting Started with Interior Photography

If you plan on making the cover of a prestigious architectural or interior design magazine or catching the attention of Martha Stewart, this article …

103 Things I’ve Learned About Street Photography

A good photo asks more questions than provides answers 35mm as a focal length is generally ideal for most street photographers. 28mm is too wide …

Street Photography

10 Tips for Creating Great Family Portraits

With my background being in classic style studio portraiture (aka “boring”), and 25 years experience photographing portraits and weddings, I have a …

Photography

Wedding Photo of a Bride on the Side of a Mountain… With a Double Rainbow

Want to snap a memorable bridal photo? Just have her pose on the side of a mountain, and then <i>capture a double rainbow in the background</i>. That’s what …

Portrait Photography Tips and Techniques

Baby Photography Tips<p>Babies are unpredictable so therefore tears and tantrums are to be expected. Don’t be afraid to keep the camera shooting rather …

7 Ways To Create Authentic & Powerful Portraits

by Steven McConnell Do you remember the time you were learning to drive a car? If you’re like most people, it began as a purely technical, logical …

Digital Photography

Some Useful Tips for Using Perspective in Photography

As photographers, we often hear about the importance of moving position to change your perspective, but what does that actually mean? What is …

Landscape Photography

So You're Going to Shoot A Wedding: Part 2 of 3 [Day Of]

If you want to know how to photograph a wedding, there are ton of books on the subject but the truth is nothing is going to be a greater lesson than …

How to Make Sure You are Using Image Stabilization Correctly

A good photo isn’t automatic. It doesn’t matter how new or expensive your camera is; good shots don’t just happen because you press the shutter. …

Interview with Self-Portrait Photographer Alicia Savage

<b>What were some of the key elements to the development of your photography style?</b><p>I feel the key elements that have developed my style thus far is my …

Northeastern University

Zeiss f/0.7: You Can Now Rent Two of the Largest Aperture Lenses Ever Made

Want to capture images of a scene that’s lit purely with candlelight? You can now rent a pair of Zeiss f/0.7 lenses — two of the largest aperture …

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The Sunday Hangover

It’s been a rough couple of nights. Get a greasy sandwich and give your brain a rest. it’s time to kick back with some of our favorite videos and …

Classical Posing and Portrait Lighting Photography Techniques

Mastery of portrait photography entails knowledge of lighting and posing techniques. In this video, renowned photography instructor Frank Dispensa …

Photography

How to Create Multiple Portrait Styles with One Speedlight

Not all photographers have used artificial lighting before. In fact, some people only even rent lighting equipment when certain events or situations …

Carbon Fiber

Light Stalking

You don't make a photograph just with a camera. You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, the …

Why You Should Use Levels in Post Production

How many of you spend many hours and much creativity getting the image as perfect as possible in camera, then return to Photoshop or similar and use …

89 Photographs and Stories That You Will Love

Another terrific week in the world of photography has just passed us by and Toad Hollow Photography has been active all week looking for the very …

6 Tips for Mastering Bokeh

Bokeh. There’s that word again. It’s one of the most obsessed-over words in photography, from how to pronounce it to how to “make it.” It often seems …

The Making Of A Mole

Homeland Security agent Jovana Deas was torn between a burgeoning career in federal law enforcement and a family with ties to a notorious Mexican drug cartel. Was her betrayal of the agency a failure of character or of a system she should have never been part of in the first place?<p>The news came on …

Crime

What Are “Stops” in Digital Camera Settings?

Probably one of the most misunderstood terms in beginner photography is <b>“stop.”</b> Imagine hearing, “I need three stops of brightness. Stop up the ISO …

Shutter Speed

So You Want to Learn More About Lighting...

This week, creativeLive is doing their Lighting Toolkit workshop series. During the workshops, we’ll be sponsoring the giveaway of a pair of …

How to Use a Reflector for Better Outdoor Portraits

<b>What is a Reflector and Why Use One for Outdoor Portraits?</b><p>Simply put, a reflector is an object that reflects light onto a subject. In the absence of …

Homemade

Manual Labour - How Pros Get Better Results Shooting in Manual Mode

Today’s cameras are marvels of modern electronics, their ability to compute the correct exposure and lock focus onto the fastest of moving objects …

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Alter Perspective in Your Photographs

Perspective control lenses are as vital to the architectural photographer as their cameras, the ability to control converging verticals in this …

10 Simple Yet Effective Photography Tips

<b>1. Move closer to your subject.</b> Nothing kills a photo quicker than a distracting background. If you have a great background try bringing the subject …

Photography Tips on Facebook: Reaches 100,000 Followers

We love our Facebook followers, they are often the first to know if we have a new in-depth article posted and we value the comments, discussions and …

Photography Tips

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