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Is Adding Boudoir Sessions To Your Photography Business Right For You?

When winter hit and weddings and senior portraits weren't generating any income, Michael Sasser decided to expand his reach by adding boudoir style …

Beginner's Guide to Waterfall Photography - Digital Photography School

Beginner's Guide to Waterfall Photography - Learn the tips, tricks, and techniques that will help you improve your waterfall photography.

The 7 Deadly Sins of Portrait Photography

Everybody makes mistakes, even the best photographers out there make them. The key isn't to not make mistakes but to be aware of them and to learn …

Tips for Learning to Love Photoshop Actions

Tips for Learning to Love Photoshop Actions - sample images before and after, how to apply actions, and when to use them.

Joy Marie Smallwood on Shooting an Entire Wedding with the Nokia Lumia 1020 Cameraphone

<i>All images by Joy Marie Smallwood. Used with permission.</i><p>A while back, there was a pair of photographers that shot an entire wedding with an iPhone. …

How To Build A Basic 4 Light Setup

While I was doing my 365 Project, I wanted to challenge myself with using 4 or more lights and using different colors for a shoot. I came up with a …

Stunning Photo of Light Pillars, Columns of Light Made Possible by Ice Crystals

As if people up in the Nordic countries don’t have enough gorgeous scenery to hold over our heads (my chances of seeing the aurora borealis in …

18 Fun Examples of How Balloons Can Make Any Image Stand Out

What is it about balloons that such simple objects can add so much to our experience? Is it something to do with the nature of balloons themselves — …

The Ultimate Guide to Adjustment Layers – Channel Mixer

In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to create hand-tinted grayscale image effects with the Channel Mixer Adjustment Layer in Photoshop. Let's …

Getting to Know Picasa - a Free Image Editor and Browser by Google

How to Take Beautiful Bokeh Christmas Images [With 39 Stunning Examples]

Pin It It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas… and in our forums I’ve noticed more and more great Christmas images being shared – some of which …

Secrets to Crafting Top-Quality Beauty Portraits: Studio Lighting

In this article I would like to share some of the basics and tips for those of you who enjoy shooting beauty portraits with controlled artificial …

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How to Choose a Location for Your Photo Shoot

If you are the type of photographer, that like me, prefers to work outdoor rather then in a studio, the effort in choosing the right locations is …

High Heels

It's a wonderful dogs' life

Travis and Gus - two German shorthaired pointers - are the furry duo in this shoot by Canadian photographer Steph McCombie. From their Instagram account, they appear to share their passion for dressing up and posing for, frankly, daft photoshoots. They wear matching elf hats, wrap up warm for the …

Pictures of the week: Christmas cafes, by Alan Powdrill

Each week, the Guardian Weekend magazine's editorial team choose a picture, or set of pictures, that particularly tickle their fancy. This week, their choice is Alan Powdrill's photographs of Christmas cafes.

Henry’s Concepts: Adorable Photo Series Directed Entirely by a Two-Year-Old

In order to make a little bit of money on the side, Toronto-based portrait and wedding photographer Alex Neary does some nannying, but she probably …

A Sigma Holiday Lens Comparison Chart Packed Full of Fun Facts About Its Lineup

Here’s a cool holiday chart that only us photo types will appreciate. It was put together by Sigma Jack and Sigma’s in-house ‘design wiz’ Emi Erata, …

How to Create a Winter Wonderland Holiday Photo

Christmas Trees