Jake Maness

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How I Built a Custom DIY Photo Booth for Weddings and Events

I’m photographer John Nakatsu of K+J Studios based out of Seattle, and in this post I will share a step-by-step account of how I made a photo booth …

DIY: How to Build a Wooden Overhead Camera Rig

Having an overhead camera rig can be useful for certain types of photography, including product shots, how-to images, and food photos. If you enjoy …

DIY: Make a Sealed 50mm Freelens for Less Than $80

Freelensing is the use of a lens decoupled from your camera, manual orienting the lens on various angles to tilt and shift the lens to alter the …

Cameras

What are the Real Responsibilities of a Professional Photographer?

The number of different roles that a professional photographer has to lead these days can be pretty intense and intimidating, but it’s just part of …

How to Shoot Panoramic Photos

The Biggest Legal Mistake Photographers Make

Whether photography is your bread and butter, or something that you’ve started out doing casually with machinations of eventually picking up a few …

How to Make Freckles POP or Disappear in Lightroom

Editing freckles in Lightroom to make them POP or disappear. How to work with freckles in under 30 seconds.

How to Evoke Emotion with Your Images

Some of us come to photography because we want to learn how to take better pictures of our children. Some of us come to photography because we want …

Tips for Posing Men

In this video clip from a full course, Lynda.com instructor Natalie Fobes talks about, and demonstrates flattering poses for men. Her subject has …

Photography

How to Create Dramatic Portraits in Your Garage

The setup If I want to take dramatic portraits on a black backdrop (without even needing a single light), a garage is your new go to spot. This is …

How To Make Snow in Photoshop with Custom Brushes

Setting aside the runny noses, forget the frozen fingers and the frostbitten toes, and the winter season can lend itself to some pretty magical …

Levitation Photography 7 Tips for Getting a Great Image

Levitation images are magical! They draw the viewer in and make them think about what’s not quite right. If you search the internet for levitation …

Exposing to the Right on Your EOS Camera

Over the years that I’ve worked as a photography writer I’ve noticed that people keep asking the same questions about exposure on their EOS cameras. …

Cameras

How to Blend Exposures to Enhance Your Composition

Exposure blending is a popular technique often used to create high dynamic range photography. This article is about using the same technique but for …

One Light Portraits Part 2: The Diagrams

A lot of you have asked for lighting diagrams from my last post on One Light Portraits, so here they are- the finished shot, as well as the …

Digital Photography

Reversing the Inverse Square Law

A Guest Post by Dustin Diaz from Flash Bullet Photography Admittedly, one of the most boring subjects in photography is the inverse square law. But …

Digital Photography

Video: Useful Tips for Buying Second-Hand Lenses

When it comes to buying glass, deciding what you want and how much you’re willing to spend can be difficult even in the best of conditions. So, …

DIY: Create An Epoxy Resin Coffee Table to Creatively Show Off Your Photos in Style

If you’re looking for a neat, photography-related DIY project to do this weekend, Canon has you covered. Shared on the Canon USA YouTube channel, the …

Shooting with an Anamorphic Lens on an Ordinary DSLR

Have you ever heard of an anamorphic lens? If you’re a movie fan then you may have, but if not you’ve certainly seen them used in many films made for …

Lubitel 2 TLR Lens Retrofitted with a Canon EOS Mount

If you want a lens that most or all photographers don’t have, one way is to retro fit a vintage lens with a new mount. That’s what Washington DC …

How to Capture an Authentic Smile: Quick Tips from Photographer Tamara Lackey

When it comes to portraits, one of the most important factors is capturing an authentic expression — a real smile. Unfortunately, a genuine smile can …

7 Simple Photography Hacks from COOPH

In this video, photographer Leo Rosas demonstrates some simple photography hacks that can be done very cheaply. The video, launched by the new …

Hacking