Graeme Petrie

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Super Simple Introduction to Manual Mode and How it Will Transform Your Photos

<i></i><i>“There is only you and your camera. The limitations in your photography are in yourself, for what we see is what we are.”</i> <b>Ernst Haas</b>Do you ever ask …

10 Creative Photography Ideas to Try

Photography ideas can make your memories more beautiful<p>Photography has not ever been as well-known as it is today. People of all ages learn …

How to Take Better Photos in Dark Places

Darkness is the enemy of photography, but—being a horror fan—I wanted to learn how to shoot photos in spooky places with very low light. I reached …

DIY: KOOB (The Best Lawn Game. Ever.)

Every once in a while, you discover one of those things that changes how you have fun. That’s probably about to happen for you.<p>This is one of those …

6 Tips for Capturing Dramatic Skies in your Landscape Photography

Don’t let the land in landscape photography fool you–a great landscape photo relies just as much on the sky. Boring gray skies make for boring …

Landscape Photography

6 Photoshop Tools Every Newbie Should Learn

In the days before digital imaging, if you truly wanted to elevate your photography to the level of art, you learned how to process your images in …

Baby Photography Tips for Beginners

It’s such an exciting time getting ready to photograph your newborn so with some good baby photography tips you can get some great shots. Firstly …

How to Pose and Photograph Newborn Babies

If you’ve ever been curious about how photographers manage to create such perfect images of sleeping babies, this is for you. Stephanie Cotta created …

Newborn Posing Tips From an Expert Baby Photographer

Photographing a newborn is probably one of the most satisfying experiences; it is also one of the most challenging. If you’ve been asked to …

How to Decrease The Chances of Your Images Being Stolen By Adding Your Personal Details

Many of us love to share our images. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or even by “old fashioned” email, we want our friends and peers to see and relate …

How To Evaluate Photo Contests - Digital Photography School

Is that photo contest worth your time and energy to enter? This article helps you make the most of you contest entries.

4 Tips for Connecting and Photographing Kids More Naturally

We’ve all seen family photos where everyone is happy, kids are smiling, and the whole brood looks like they are having the time of their lives. …

10 Tips for Taking Stunning Winter Portraits of Your Kids

Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean we can only shoot indoors. It may be cold (and rainy if you’re in London) most days, but when the winter sun …

Tips for Creating Outdoor Portraits

These tips are a follow-up to my previous article about 6 Tips for Taking Better Natural Light Classic Portraits, and the process of creating simple …

5 Tips for Photographing Your Own Children Stress-Free

As a mother to three little ones, I can say without any doubt nor a moment’s hesitation, that my kids are my most difficult subject – ever. My usual …

Landscape Photography

How to Get the Most Out of Each Portrait Location Spot

Some photographers are very inefficient when it comes to shooting in a portrait location. They will take a photo here by this tree, then move over to …

5 Tips to Help You Take More Natural Looking Portraits

You’ve probably seen those beautiful portraits where couples are embracing, and laughing naturally off-camera, or two children are skipping up the …

Photography

The Ultimate List of Online Resources for Being a Better Photographer

We thought it would be helpful to put together a list of resources that photographers generally use and how they use them. This is a bit of a “living …

Understanding Natural Light Part 2: Color of Light

Light has different Properties, and by understanding those differences and using them in your favor, you can become a better image maker. Chapter …

Understanding Natural Light Part 1: Quality of Light

Light has different qualities, and by understanding those differences and using them in your favor, you can become a better image maker. From my …

How to do Autofocus Fine Tuning on Your Nikon DSLR

Most of the time your equipment does a great job, but every once in a while you may find that under certain circumstances, your photos may seem a …

Cameras

Tips for Pre-Planning City Photography When Travelling

You have finally arrived. After all the planning and decisions you are in one of the most beautiful places in the world. You have rested, and now …

10 Tips for Better Landscape Photography

Landscape photography is a very popular genre and many amateur photographers start their hobbies doing it. There is, however, a lot more to it than …

Curious Deer Photobombs Baby’s Photoshoot and Turns It into a Magical Portrait

Photographer Megan Rion of Imagine That Photography was capturing 1-month-old Connor Rogers' portrait when an intrigued woodland creature unexpectedly interfered. While Connor was serenely sleeping on a hay stack surrounded by gourds and autumn leaves, a curious deer name Maggie wandered over. When …

HomeMade Modern EP54 Pipe Coffee Maker

This is the second episode of our "CoffeeScapes" series that features different ways to make the things that make our coffee. This pour over coffee …

Mind-Bending Optical Illusions Created With Photo Manipulation

Erik Johansson is a Swedish photographer and retoucher based in Berlin who is well known on the Internet for his amazing surreal photo manipulations …

How to Use LAB Color in Photoshop to Add Punch to Your Images

Have you ever wished you could stretch out the color palette of your picture? Or that you could separate colors that looked too flat or close …

A Tribute to Discomfort: Insights from National Geographic Photographer Cory Richards | Colossal

<p>At the age of 14, photographer Cory Richards had dropped out of high school and was technically homeless. His education, he says, was instead …

The Most Stylish Camping Trip In the World

I don't know about you guys, but I love sleeping under the stars and listening to the sweet sounds of nature. I don't love the whole sleeping on the …

The Original Edison Bell Jar Table Lamp Dome lamp

The Original Bell Jar Lamp<p>Featured in Southern Living & Garden and Gun Magazine. Add some industrial charm to any home, office or retail space with the Bell Jar Table Lamp. This beautifully rustic lamp has a vintage style socket, cream cloth covered cord hand blown glass dome and an inline switch. …