Nancy McMillan

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In India, A Rich Food Culture Vanishes From The Train Tracks

Much like armies, train travelers in India march on their stomachs. And this was certainly true when I was a child, growing up in the 1980s, in the southern city of Chennai. My most vivid memories of summer vacations are of overnight train journeys to Hyderabad, to visit my maternal grandparents. …

Family Travel

6 Ways to Earn Some Extra Income as a Photographer

Besides the usual well paid gigs, which can be months apart, every photographer usually needs some extra income. Nothing major, but enough to keep …

Photography

Reflectors: Your Secret Weapon for Amazing Portrait Photography

There is no doubt that using natural light in portrait photography can get you the best results. However sometimes, as you all probably know, natural …

Photography

Polarizing and Neutral Density Filters: Essentials for Landscape Photography

Shooting landscape photography? Polarizing and Neutral Density Filters are a must to have in your arsenal. Here's why.

The Pros and Cons of Photographic Competitions

The rapid and seemingly unstoppable rise of digital photography has also led to the rapid rise of the Photographic Competition. Of course they have …

Insights On 3 Options For Portrait Photography Pricing

The key to any successful business is understanding how much you need to make in order to stay in business, and what your ideal client is willing to …

How William Eggleston Introduced Color Photography to the Art World

William Eggleston, known for bringing color to the world of art photography, was born in Memphis, Tennessee in 1939 to a well-to-do family. He picked …

Street Photography

The Magic of Natural Light: Twilight

One of my favourite times for taking photos is at twilight. Especially during the spring and summer, the seasons when the light is at its most …

Fear and Self-Loathing in Photography

About twelve months ago, PetaPixel very kindly published my article “The Vital Link Between Emotions and Creativity in Photography.” Well, it’s one …

A Travel Tripod that can Also Act as a Light Stand

by Sarah Hipwell. I brought two cameras on a recent vacation to France. My trusty DSLR and my new fab Sony RX100. I don’t normally bring a tripod on …

Character Portrait Photography Techniques in Very Low Light

Impressing commercial clients involves scouting out unique locations and working expertly with lighting equipment. Photographers who go the extra …

Pierdom by Simon Roberts – review

Photographs of Britain's 58 surviving piers capture the abiding otherness of seaside towns<p>"Piers provide a walk on the sea without the disadvantage of being seasick," declared the poet of all things quintessentially English, John Betjeman, "and are havens of fresh air and freedom which we can ill …

Breaking Portrait Photography Rules with a Split Light Pattern

In a prior photo tip article, we started talking about lighting patterns in portrait photography. Today we’ll continue our lighting pattern …

Southern California

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 …

Photography

Natural Light Portraits: Made In The Shade

One of the easiest ways to start shooting portraits is to use natural light. There’s no added expense of buying speedlites or strobes, or even …

Garden Bird Photography Tips

The great thing about photographing garden birds is that it’s much easier than going out to a reserve or park, and therefore much simpler for …

Birds

What Every Photographer Ought to Know About Successful Event Photography

I know that many people, upon hearing the term “event photography,” immediately begin to think of fancy gatherings like award shows, corporate …

5 Ways To Improve Your Photography Without Touching Your Camera at http://www.lightstalking.com/5-ways-to-improve-your-photography-without-touching-your-camera Words and photo by Richard Walker

Photo Story: Shutterfly’s Own Photo Book Maker App for iPad

There is no shortage of apps available to you if you’d like to create a photo book on your smartphone or tablet computer (apps like Mosaic …