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Nail your focus every single time with this DIY lens calibration solution

Whenever I buy a new lens, I have to calibrate it and AF fine tune five different DSLRs. Two are my primary stills shooters, and three are for video. …

Cameras

Anne Geddes: World's most famous baby photographer on how to take the perfect picture of your child

From babies in flower pots or asleep and cradled in the hands of their parents, and sitting in cabbage leaves, the work of few photographers is as …

This Glam Wedding Is All Pink and Sparkles — Until You See the Cake

Natasha was standing at the counter at work when a man walked up to her and asked, "Would this one work for my hair?" She directed him to a different product and after he left the store, she wondered if she'd ever see him again. As soon as she got off work, she had a pending Facebook friend request …

5 Photos Your Photographer MUST Get at Your Wedding

Wedding 101<p>loverly ·<p>When it comes to wedding photos, most pros have a set shot list that helps ensure they capture key pictures — like “bride with her parents,” “groom with his parents,” “bride and groom with both sets of parents”…you get the idea. But there are a few more moments that you’re for …

10 Questions You NEED to Ask Your Wedding Photographer

There’s so much riding on your wedding shots (they’re supposed to last you a lifetime, after all… no pressure!), so it’s important that you actually like them. Plus, wedding photography will likely be one of the biggest expenses in your budget, so it’s imperative that you know exactly what you’re …

The Director: How Scott Robert Lim Gets to the Emotional Heart of Wedding Photography

Scott Robert Lim tends to cut to the chase.<p>“Everything you see in my photographs is deliberate and intentional,” he says. “I’m out to capture …

Photography

Tips for Posing Grooms: Wedding Photography

If you’re a wedding photographer, individual portraits of the bride and the groom in their wedding attire are some of your must-have shots. In this …

Using a Cube to Understand Photography Lighting

In this second part of a three part series on the laws of light, Jay P Morgan demonstrates the correct ways of lighting a cube. The world isn’t a …

A Comprehensive Color Theory Guide for Photographers

We talk about composition a lot, but have you ever really dived into the subject of color theory and thought about how it applies to your …

9 Can’t-Miss Portrait Photography Tips That Will Help You Create Better Portraits Today

One of the great things about portrait photography is its variation.Here’s what I mean…I can take a portrait of my family in the backyard and then go …

30 Photoshop Tools That Every Photographer Should Know

Becoming a successful photographer takes more than capturing a great shot. You also need to be able to edit your photography to fit the requested …

A Step-by-Step Guideline for Long Exposure Landscape Photography

When you see a long exposure image like the one above, what first comes to mind is probably how beautiful it is. Unlike a traditional image, a long …

Shoot This 52 Week Photo Challenge in 2017 to Improve Your Skills

My original 52 Week Challenge in 2016 was a huge success, with tens of thousands of photographers participating from around the world. In celebration …

7 Best Free Websites To Learn Photography Skills Easily

Exploring photography can be an expensive hobby if you are not familiar with the online learning process. Many websites dealing with photography …

Top 10 Composition Tips in Photography

Photography is all about composition. If you can’t compose an image, you can’t take photos. That’s the bottom line. This is where your photography …

Portrait Lighting Tips: How to Shoot Pro Portraits

Extraordinary portraits do <i>not</i> require extraordinary gear. In fact, just one off camera flash can work wonders. A properly executed portrait, with an …

How to Improve Your Long Exposure Photography with Photo Stacking

Recently long exposure photography has been quite popular, mainly in the landscape photography arena. One of the reasons (among the others) is that …

How to Refine Your Photographic Style

When I started out my photography business, I was always told how important it was to have a strong and personal style. At the time, I did not …

How to Improve Any Photo in 8 or Less Steps

When perusing photography articles and tutorials across the Web it’s not uncommon to encounter various takes on “getting it right in camera.” From …

Tutorials

Tutorial Shares How to Turn an ‘OK’ Photo Into a Great Photo in Post

No matter how long you’ve been shooting or what level you’re at in your photography endeavors, there will always be those moments where you walk away …

Canon 6D Review

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How to Photograph Light Trails

Photographing light trails is somewhat of a rite of passage for low light photographers – usually by setting up a nice landscape composition that …

A Guide to Shooting Outdoors in Low Light Conditions

Shooting in low light, as with many other forms of photography, requires a bit of thought beforehand in order to get the most from the time you have. …