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Getting Great Portraits At Sunset

I try to take advantage of natural light for shooting portraits whenever I can. It’s important to recognize the ways different types of natural light …

Photography

3 Ways to Guarantee Good Exposures

There is no excuse for coming home from a photo shoot to discover that your images are over or under exposed. Your camera’s light meter will guide …

Tutorials

How to Photograph Flowers

I know what you’re thinking. “Flowers? Really? Didn’t he just write about shooting football?” As a matter of fact, I did. I shoot lots of different …

Digital Photography

You Don't Want to Miss These Great Photography Tutorials and Links

This weeks list of photography links focuses on great photography and unique video presentations featuring time lapse pieces and a super high speed …

Timelapse Photography of Colorado During Major Wildfires

When temperatures rise, outdoor enthusiasts flock to the mountains, rivers, forests, and lakes to enjoy nature’s beauty. Unfortunately, arid summer …

Forests

Color Portraiture with Retouch and Enhancement in Lightroom 4 and 5

The Following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Preset System v5, a preset system designed to take you from Ordinary to Extraordinary …

Photography

Do You have Photography Compulsion Syndrome?

“Photography Compulsion Syndrome” – tell me if you can relate to any of the following scenarios: when traveling you’ve raced around at dusk, narrowly …

Digital Photography

Backyard Photography Tips

One of the most common questions I am asked at workshops is where I go to get my reference photos. Most people assume that I travel far and wide to …

Landscape Photography

What Is Aperture in Photography?

Aperture refers to an adjustable opening in your camera lens that is able to limit the amount of light passing through the lens and hitting the …

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 …

Digital Photography

Long Exposure Photography of a Moving Car at Night Using a Carbon Boom

I have a passion for automotive photography at night, but for the most part I’m forced to shoot static images. Long exposures require a stable …

Summer Photography Tips and Techniques

<b>Beach Photography Tips</b><p>Being on the beach is all about fun, so make sure you capture the enjoyment. Get your friends or family to run on the sand; set …

Landscape Photography

Night and Long Exposure Photography Tips and Techniques

Lightning Photography Tips<p>Lightning is dramatic, extremely fast, a challenge to photograph and potentially dangerous. There are various techniques …

Landscape Photography

What a First Time Wedding Photographer Needs to Know

The news that you are photographing your first wedding often leads to emotions ranging from excitement to apprehension, and in some cases, fear. …

Photography Tips on Google+: Reaches 15,000 Followers

Like This Article?<p>Don't Miss The Next One!<p>Join over 100,000 photographers of all experience levels who receive our free photography tips and articles …

Photography

7 Tips for Photographing Newborns without Becoming Clichéd, Derivative or Boring

When I first started doing professional photography, newborn babies were the coveted prize. An adorable sleeping creature that would look cute no …

Cute

Get an Invisible Black Background to Your Portraits - Shooting Anywhere

In this video Glyn Dewis demonstrates how he gets his ‘Invisible Black Background’ effect when taking a portrait. The technique will allow you to …

Photography

Master These Five Lightroom Sliders and Your Photos Will Pop

Have you ever opened up Lightroom (or any other professional level editing program) and said, “Oh my – where do I start?” If so then this post is …

Lightroom

Posing Guide for Photographing Women: 7 More Poses to Get You 21 Different Photos [Part II]

A post by Kaspars Grinvalds from Posing App. If you haven’t read the first article in this series, I would kindly recommend you to start with Posing …

Photography

Do You Know these 15 Key Features of your DSLR?

Got a new DSLR? Still trying to work out where to start? Check out this free video by Jeff Cable that runs you through 15 features of that DSLR that …

DSLR Cameras

Photographing Waterfalls: 6 Tips To Get You Started

Some of my favourite landscapes to photograph are waterfalls. The smoothness of the water against the hard, sharp edges of the rocks or striking …

Landscape Photography

Composing Dynamic Landscape Images

A Guest Post by Todd Sisson from www.sisson.co.nz and author of our Living Landscapes eBook – a guide to taking stunning Landscapes. As a landscape …

Photography

The Simple Light: How to Take a Great Passport Photo

Fact: most people on the planet—including roughly two-thirds of Americans—do not have a passport.<p>Without a passport, you won't be traveling …

Tutorials

How to Keep Your Old Flash from Exploding

Have a flash that's been sitting, unused, for a long time? Or did you buy a used flash with an unknown history? Turn it on the wrong way and you may …

Comic Books

How to Shoot a Picture Perfect Beach Portrait

Have you ever wondered how to shoot a beach portrait like a pro?<p>It's not difficult. But… it's also not as easy as you might think. Let's take a look …

5 DIY Photography Projects to Save You Money

Professionals and hobbyists alike realize that photography equipment is expensive. The high costs of gear and accessories is a fact of life for pros …

Macro Photography

Should I Stretch Before or After My Runs?

Neither, experts say. Or if you must, do it after your workout—not before.<p>You’ve seen the iconic image of a runner bent over and touching his toes. You’ve probably seen plenty of runners doing this before races. So it may surprise you to hear that this so-called static stretching—attempting to …

Why is the Third Lap in a Mile Repeat the Most Important Lap?

Coach Roy Benson explains<p><b>Question:</b> <b>Why is the third lap in a mile repeat the most important lap?</b><p><i>- Jackie</i><p>Jackie,<p>I hope this is not a trick question and that you are not trying, as the Car Guys on NPR say, "To stump the chumps."<p>All kidding aside, it is not just the third lap of mile repeats that is …

Which Lens Should I Buy for My DSLR Camera?

One of the most important advantages of DSLR cameras is the ability to use different lenses. However deciding on which lens to buy and which lens is …

Cameras

Work Smarter With Lightroom Using Pretty Presets

Adobe Lightroom has become a standard among a lot of photographers for organizing and processing their photos. One of the neat features of Lightroom …

Tutorials