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A Beginners Guide to Light Modifiers

Regardless of the light source you use (daylight, continuous or flash) it’s really easy to use light modifiers or shapers to train the light in any …

4 Tips to Help You Get the Perfect Exposure in Your Photographs

In photography, light is everything. However, the most important element thing to remember is the amount of light that should be utilized in creating …

A Beginner's Guide to White Balance

Getting your first serious camera is an exciting moment. So much to learn, so many buttons and dials to understand, complex menu systems to decipher, …

‘I Am Different’: Short Videos That Offer Glimpses Into the Lives of 5 Nikon Photographers

Nikon and <i>The Telegraph</i> recently partnered up for a campaign titled “I Am Different.” It’s a series of short videos showing how 5 different …

Photography

Analyzing Makeovers of Top Photography Blogs for Your Web Design Inspiration

Web design has come a long way since the days of plain white pages with lists of blue links. Just think of the first website on the internet launched …

Web Design

A Primer on Insuring Your Camera Gear and Making It Recoverable

If you’ve invested any significant amount of money in your camera gear, it’s a good idea to make sure it’s insured against loss or damage. If you’ve …

7 Creative Photography Tricks to Achieve Amazing Results

Whether you’re a beginner in photography or pursue it as a hobby, we're pretty sure you’re always eager to learn some interesting tricks that will …

Macro Photography

Want to See Your Photos Used on Book Covers? Here’s How I Did It

So you want to be on a book cover. Perhaps you’ve seen other photographers accomplish this but you’ve never quite known how. Maybe you walk through …

New Hampshire

How “Doing What You Love” Can Be A Realistic Career Option

Here’s a quote from a recent article I read titled “‘Do What You Love’ Is Horrible Advice“: “It’s easy to confuse a hobby or interest for a profound …

Medical School

How I Made a Homemade Ice Light for Less Than $30

The Ice Light is “a portable, dimmable, daylight balanced, continuous LED light source with a built in battery” that costs $450. In this post I will …

How to Recalibrate Your Camera’s Focus

You just bought a new DSLR and you just can’t wait to start shooting great images. But wait, there’s a problem. Your camera somehow can’t seem to …

How to become an outstanding photographer

Wow, that is a bold title for a blog post, isn’t it? And I bet you’re expecting a fool-proof list of actions that will make you outstanding – maybe a …

ColorChecker: How to Get Perfect Skin Colors With Every Camera

One of the best kept secrets within the fashion and beauty photography is the way to obtain absolutely perfect and flawless skin colors, brightness …