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Shooting Tethered Pays Off: A Guide for Photographers

If you’re a photographer, you’ve undoubtedly had the experience of taking a photo, looking at it on the back of the camera, and being stoked that you …

'How to Create Portraiture That is a Work of Art' with Lindsay Adler

Lindsay Adler is best known for creative fashion and beauty work, but aside from her stunning and unique photography, she’s a great speaker and …

This Simple Composition Trick Will Clean up Your Landscape & Cityscape Photos (VIDEO)

A common challenge when shooting landscapes and cityscapes is to create order out of chaos in complex scenes that simply have too much going on. …

Introduction to Shooting Video: How to Set Up Your DSLR for the First Time (VIDEO)

Today’s modern DSLRs offer powerful video capabilities and even if your passion is still photography, shooting an occasional video can be a lot of …

You Have a Constitutional Right to Take Photos of Police, Federal Court Affirms

Photographing and filming police officers in public is a constitutional right protected by the First Amendment. That’s what a federal appeals court …

A Beginner's Guide to Retouching Portraits in Photoshop

If you're just starting with shooting portraits and retouching them, learning and subsequently mastering the myriad of techniques used in Photoshop …

Tutorial: How to photograph glassware on a white background

Photographing glassware on white is a product photography staple; unfortunately, it's also notoriously difficult. So how do you capture clear glass …

How to Optimize Photos For Facebook

Saving images for the web, and specifically Facebook, can require a little bit of extra attention to get them looking sharp. This 10 minute video …

Testing Nikon’s New 28mm f/1.4 Lens in Morocco

Last year, I was fortunate enough to earn a Nikon ambassador badge. I took this as a recognition of my work from a the institution I admire for …

10 Sneaky Tricks Used in Food Photos

The foods you buy in the store and at restaurants are never as tasty as they look in advertising photos, but what many people might not know is that …

I Held a Dog Headshot Photo Booth, and the Results Were Hilarious

After the fantastic experience I had hosting my first Dog Photo Booth at Glens Falls Pet Fest in City Park, Glens Falls last year, I knew I had to …

This One Thing Will Make Your Photos Better: Storytelling

Here’s an inspiring video by Mango Street about one of the most important things you can learn to do as a photographer, which is <i>storytelling</i>. In …