Kurt Loubaq

18 Flips | 1 Magazine | @kurtloubaq | Keep up with Kurt Loubaq on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Kurt Loubaq”

8 Simple Ways to Improve Your Photography Skills Starting Today

“Practice makes perfect,” they say. It’s such a clichéd statement — most people probably roll their eyes when they hear it. Me too.<p>But guess what? …

Landscape Photography

How to Take Great HDR Photography

HDR (High Dynamic Range) photography is one of the more exciting techniques in the world of digital photography. HDR is essentially a number of …

Window Light Portrait Photography Tips

Have you ever tried to create a lovely portrait but not known how? It’s not a hard thing to create a beautiful portrait. The secret is the lighting. …

Headshot Photography Techniques

Peter Hurley believes he has the coolest job you could ever have. He arrived at his headshot photography career through trial and error. Just like …

7 Creative Ideas to Spice Up Your Photography

Human beings are creatures of habit; we seek out patterns, we search for comfort and contentment, we settle into routines. These aren’t necessarily …

Landscape Photography With an ND Filter

Today’s photo tip concerns the neutral density filter. To get better landscape photographs, this is another piece of camera gear that should be in …

Top Portrait Photography Trends for 2013

Portrait photography stands out from other professions because it encompasses many different niche specialties, including families, babies, seniors, …

A century of National Geographic photographs

In a photograph by Randy Olson that is in the finest traditions of National Geographic magazine, Mohanis hunters stand up to their thighs in the Indus river wearing heron masks. They are trying to look like birds. If the real herons are fooled, they will allow the men to get close enough to catch …

How to Get Amazing Images from Shadows (15 Awesome Examples)

Photographing shadows is often overlooked as a creative subject for our photography, and we can understand why. Any photographer, or photographic …

National Geographic: Then and Now – in pictures

National Geographic magazine has been at the forefront of photojournalism since it first began publishing photographs in 1890. An exhibition at Beetles + Huxley showcases over 100 vintage and contemporary prints from 26 September to 19 October 2013. Here are some of them

Behind The Scenes of Three of My Most Popular Landscape Photos

In the following post I’m not going to remind you again that you need to bring your tripod with you. I’m not here to warn you that weather is …

Editorial & Commercial Portrait Photographers: A New Guide On Building Your Business

In Part II of our 2-part guide on <i>Growing Your Portrait Photography Business</i>, we focus on the exciting and thriving editorial and commercial side of …

Timeless Portrait Photography Tips by Wayne Radford

TIMELESS PORTRAITS is a supplement to NATURAL LIGHT PORTRAITURE and contains more images of recommended setups and diagrams that will help you create …

How to Reduce Camera Shake - 6 Techniques

Pin It In this classic DPS post (now updated) photographer Natalie explores 6 ways you can hand hold lenses at low apertures and low shutter speeds …

Wedding Photography: How to Maintain Ambient Background Light by Bouncing Your Flash

Weddings, by their nature, have very beautiful background scenery. This scenery is carefully planned and set up hours before the big day. For these …

Munem Wasif's best photograph: the journey for fresh water in Bangladesh

Bangladesh is a country of rivers and water. The world is used to seeing images of us only when we are underwater, due to all the flooding. However, in the Satkhira region in the south-west of the country people struggle each day to find water they can drink.<p>I first went to Satkhira in 2009, when I …

Understanding Exposure Value in Photography

Before explaining <i>Exposure Value</i> (EV for short), it helps to know what <b>Light Value</b> (LV, for short) means. When you find something (whether it’s a …