Isaiah Sylvester

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Posing Guide: 21 Sample Poses for Photographing Couples

Posing Guide for Photographing Couples: Couple photography is about connection, interaction and feelings between two people. Here are some poses to …

Digital Photography

Hyperlapse Tutorial: How to do it from Start to Finish

Creating timelapse videos can be expensive. To make a moving timelapse, many photographers use a motorized dolly system, which can set you back …

Videography

Shooting Photographs for the New KFC eleven Concept Restaurant

KFC Restaurants recently opened a new concept store in Louisville, Kentucky called KFC eleven. (The “eleven” being a tribute to the 11 herbs and …

What Does Your 'Selfie' Style Say About You?

Last week The Getty Museum in Los Angeles announced a pretty cool thing. Its new Open Content Program makes available hundreds of thousands of digital images for free download and use. There's a lot to sift through, and the possibilities are endless. But it doesn't take long before interesting …

The New Field of Photo Forensics

With the power of Photoshop and other photo manipulating software, it’s not hard to create a convincing fake image. This can be good in terms of art …

How to Get Stunning Colors in Your Sunset Photography

Nothing makes a sky pop in a photograph the way that a sunset can. Beautiful purples and yellows in a sky are often the result of the setting sun, …

Landscape Photography

Are These a Pair of Legs or Two Hot Dogs?

Hot-Dog Legs is a hilariously quirky single-topic Tumblr blog that leaves viewers wondering what they're looking at–a first-person point of view of a pair of legs or two carefully placed hot dogs? It sounds silly and seems like it would be easy to decipher which is which, but browsing through the …

Sausages

Make Rad Abstract Photos From Milk and Food Coloring

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>Picasso had his paint brush, Michelangelo had his marble, Escher had his sketchbook, and now you have a milk carton?<p>…

How I Transitioned from Being a Hobbyist to Being a Pro Photographer

The transition from being a “hobbyist” to being a “professional” photographer was slow and seemed to creep up on me. I’ve been professional now for 6 …

Photography Success: What Does it Take to Make it as a Photographer?

The Internet is saturated with how-to photography tutorials. So often, emphasis is placed on technical details. Rarely do we hear more about the …

City Photography Techniques for Various Times of Day

Photographer Mike Palmer was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. For years he’s been photographing the street of his hometown, and he’s …

Tumblr Shows How Common the ‘Arms Crossed’ Pose Is in the Local Paper

If you ever find yourself on the cover of the local paper, you may want to stay away from the ‘arms crossed’ power pose. It may not seem that common, …

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

Storm Chaser Captures What It’s Like to Sit In the Middle of an EF4 Tornado

During the 2013 Moore tornado last week, a young man named Charles Gafford III stuck his cell phone through a hole in his storm shelter and captured …

The Stunning Work of Jeremy Lock: 7 Time Military Photographer of the Year

Whenever Air Force Master Sergeant Jeremy Lock raises his camera to his eye, he becomes a man on a mission. “You look for the moment, that brief …

Photography

Muscle Car Photography Lighting Techniques

If you’ve ever tried to photograph a shiny object, you know how reflections can throw a wrench into your shoot. Likewise, if you’ve ever shot …

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 …

Collection of Portraits of Merchants and Their Goods in Palermo, Italy

The outdoor market scene of Palermo is always a big hit especially with tourists. Visit the many different Palermo markets that include the Vucciria, …

Useful Photography Tip #59: Don't Let Images Become Orphan Works

Everyone knows that free is good. However, there is a dark side to this idea–especially in photography. People and businesses want to keep a low …

The Difference Between Incident and Spot Meters

Hand-held light meters may seem like old technology compared to our modern-day DSLRs, but they are still widely used by many photographers and most …

Photography Tips