Olivia Seligman

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9 Creative Engagement Photo Props

If you're having engagement photos taken, take it from us: having a prop or two handy adds creativity and personality. Not just that, but it can also …

9 Alternatives To The Classic Bridal Bouquet

As much as we love a beautiful bridal bouquet full of fresh flowers, it can be really fun to reinvent the classics. Here, nine bouquet ideas — sans …

8 Modern Wedding Ideas You’ll Love

How to modernize the classic wedding details and create a standout wedding? Think detail by detail by giving each one a distinctive twist. For …

12 Obvious Signs You’re Planning a Wedding (in GIFs)

Planning a wedding means facing a whole new world of etiquette, advice, emotions and decision-making. If any of these scenarios look familiar, you're …

3 Tips from Celeb Wedding Designer David Beahm

Our next post from the Wed 100 summer series comes from event designer and planner David Beahm. David is a staple on the New York social scene — with …

11 Luxe Garden Wedding Ideas to Steal

Up Next<p>How to Reserve Hotel Room Blocks<p>Here's everything you need to know about reserving rooms for your guests.<p>by The Knot•5 min read<p>Trending<p>38 …

These Romantic Movies Are Guaranteed To Make You Sob

Romeo and Juliet. Tristan and Isolde. Jack and Rose. Why is it that the most iconic love stories in our collective cultural imagination are also the …

Are you a Student or a Teacher? Then Lucky You, Cuz These Stores are Always on Sale to You

We're in the thick of back-to-school season and whether you're a smart-shopping student or a hardworking teacher, you're probably gearing up for the big first day. And enjoying some fall retail therapy to prepare, hopefully! But did you know that as a student or a teacher you can enjoy <i>year-round</i> …

Photog Uses Photo Book Crease to Hide Important Parts of Photos… On Purpose

If you have any photo books with glued bindings lying around the house, you’ll probably understand how annoying the crease in the middle can be. If a …

Composition and the Power of Line

Lines are all around us in photography. Conscious use of line can add depth or dynamism to your composition. Let me show you what I mean. Take a look …

Digital Photography

Jared Platt On The Link Between Creativity and Efficiency

Aside from his Arizona-based wedding and portrait photography business, Jared Platt is best known in the industry as a master of workflow efficiency …

Photojournalist Buddies Stage a Friendly Instagram Photo Battle

There’s nothing like a friendly competition among peers to make a road trip that much more enjoyable, and when you can get a few thousand people to …

First Official Royal Baby Photos Released, Taken by the Duchess’ Father

Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge, often referred to these days as Royal Baby George, had his first photo shoot recently. But if you …

Endless Creativity is Possible in Portrait Photography: Here are 11 Examples Full of Life

<b>Portrait photography</b> or <b>portraiture</b> is photography of a person or group of people that displays the expression, personality, and mood of the subject. …

Photography

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

Kodak to Exit Bankruptcy, Will Emerge as a Commercial Printing Company

It seems we’re entering into the final chapter of the Kodak Bankruptcy epic. After filing for chapter 11 bankruptcy in January or 2012, the ex-camera …

Interview with Andrew Nelles, Former Chicago Sun-Times Photographer

Andrew Nelles is a 26-year-old freelance photojournalist based in Chicago, Ill. A graduate of Columbia College Chicago, he began freelancing in …

NY Public Library Installs Photobooths to Let Visitors Share the Joy of Reading

Two new photo booth systems have appeared in a rather unlikely location: the New York Public Library. The library system (which, by the way, is the …

Tips to Overcome Fear & Tension as a Street Photographer

Are you comfortable photographing strangers in the street? What holds you back from getting the shots you want? In an impassioned monologue, …

Hard Work, Squared: Selections From Our First Instagram Assignment

Earlier this month we launched our new Instagram project with KPCC called "Public Square": We make the assignment, you take the photos! Our first theme was "Hard Work." The task: Find someone with a thankless job, take a portrait and tag it #PSHardWork. Here are a few of our favorites — not only …

Top 7 Photography Apps for Smartphones and Tablets

Advanced mobile technology has allowed us to get the most out of our smartphones and tablets. Aside from sending SMS, calling, and browsing, …

Jade Beall's best photograph – a dancer after childbirth

When I got pregnant, I gained 50lb and, after the birth, found myself having serious issues trying to lose weight. I knew the last thing I should be bummed out about was my body – it was an honour to be a mother and I had an easy birth. But it was a challenge to wrap my head around how much I had …

Guardian Camera Club: Leenagraphy's portfolio

<i>The square format and particular tonality give these photos a certain consistency. 'White Winter Noise' shows a snowy street scene; 'The other side' looks like a snowy winter in Berlin. 'River Pass' is more interesting, it being more abstract helps here. 'Early Birds' uses the tram lines to bisect</i> …

Sport picture of the day: seaspray in San Francisco Bay

First published on Thu 22 Aug 2013 06.57 EDT

How Gmail's New Look Affects Photographers

We’ve long advocated the use of email marketing for photographers, as it remains one of the tried-and-true ways of engaging an audience. That means …

How to Restore Old, Damaged Photos

Perhaps one of the most important things we do as portrait photographers is preserve memories. While the digital era and its ever-evolving technology …

Football in the mud, 1925 – a picture from the past

First published on Thu 22 Aug 2013 11.18 EDT

Your Style, Your Personality

In all art forms; music, writing, architecture, photography, whatever; originality and innovation are the things that produce the best works from the …

Guardian Camera Club: Valentina Cala's portfolio

A review of Valentina Cala's portfolio.<p><i>Never has a fork in the road looked more sinister than 'In the mood for light'. The sickly light, muddy surface and desolate aspect make for an atmospheric image. In 'Enlightened' the misty sky and mixed light combine to describe a bleak and rather sinister</i> …