Mariska Verster

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Light Painting Meets CGI In This Incredible BTS Look at a Unique Collaboration

Showing just how productive and intuitive collaboration can be, Montreal-based photographer Eric Paré and Michigan-based digital artist Mike Campau …

5 Tips To Make Your Photos More Compelling

Do you want your photographs to be more eye catching, but don't know where to begin? For starters, you can try a few of these simple composition tips …

Corel tries to lure disgruntled Adobe users

<b>Adobe's shift to the Creative Cloud subscription model has been the source of much debate since its introduction a few weeks ago.</b><p>Thousands of users …

13 Traits That Make a Photographer “Professional”

This appears to be a big week for Yahoo! with their $1 billion Tumblr acquisition announcement followed by a number of changes to their Flickr …

How to Prepare for a Wedding Shoot

If you’re looking to get into wedding photography or have just started out in the industry, you’re probably aware of how hectic a wedding photo shoot …

JOBY's New UltraPlate Features Second Tripod Mount for Accessories

The idea of multi-purpose tripod mounting plates seems to be making the rounds these days. The latest offering comes from JOBY, whose new UltraPlate …

Broncolor Has a New Softbox System

Broncolor is known to be the creme de la creme of the lighting industry, and now they’re announcing a new softbox system with loads of different …

3 Tips for Taking Portraits that Reflect the Character and Spirit of your Subject

A Guest contribution by Hailey Bartholomew from You Can’t Be Serious. 1. Do Something Who are you photographing? If you don’t know them well, find …

Leica M Mini Teased on Leica’s Website, Announcement Coming on June 11th

The iPad mini and the Mac mini. Those are two “minified” products Apple has released to give its customers a choice for products that are cheaper and …

A Ghostly Photograph and The Best of Light Stalking This Week

Light Stalking is one of the biggest photography resources in the world and is seen by nearly a million photographers each month. Chock full of …

Dear Model: Posing Tips for How to Look Your Best in Photographs

Dear (new’ish) Model,<p>My name is Other Model. I have spent the last couple of years finding out a few things that I wish I’d known from the start. …

Home Is Where The Heart Is: How To Take Portraits In It

I hate nature. There. I said it. It’s like glitter—it seems like such a fun idea but no matter how careful you are, it gets all over you and 7 …

7 Tips for Photographing Strangers

Approaching strangers to make their photographs is something I’m often asked about. There is a lot of curiosity about how to ask someone you don’t …

How I Photographed My Own Proposal

Hey everyone! I’m really excited to share a personal story with you all. This past weekend I asked my partner to marry me. After weeks of planning, …

Google Glass: The Next Big Thing in Photography?

The tech world is buzzing with news about Google Glass, the Internet giant’s latest innovation. With Google having recently released the developer …

How To Take Professional Quality Portrait Photography

Portraiture can be one of the most satisfying forms of photography for an enthusiastic amateur. The tips below can be of use whether you are using a …

How To Shoot Landscapes Under a Full Moon

This article is about taking photos at night under a full moon or near a full moon. At night, the moon will act as a light source in exactly the same …

An Introduction to Photoshop Compositing for Beginners

by Sarah Hipwell What is compositing? Simply, it means to combine two or more images to make a single picture. As a photographer, I’m constantly …

Capturing Interesting Photos in the Forest on a Low Budget

Too often you see photography projects that yield incredible results and think, <i>“If only I had the money to do something like that?”</i> Well today’s …

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9 reasons to rent a virtual photo booth for your event

May 27, 2013 /Photography News/ You could be putting on a birthday party, a wedding, a school prom, or you could even organise a rather non-formal …

5 Tips For Capturing Great Street Portraits

A Guest Post by Desmond Louw I just love street photography and with this comes street portraiture. It can be a bit daunting to go up to a stranger …

Creative Retouching Essentials in a Day eBook

1<p>Amazing Retouching Tips<p>Our eBook will help you to get a clear understanding as to what tools you need to be familiar with, and what to do with them …

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