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25 Landscape Photography Tutorials - Digital Photography School

<i>Pick up a copy of our Guide to Landscape Photography for a great resource to learn more on this topic.</i><p>One of the most popular topics here on Digital …

Adding a Cinematic Effect to Your Portraits in Adobe Photoshop

There is no shortage of ways to add interest and drama to your photographs using Photoshop, but giving them a cinematic feel is one of the more …

How to Capture Portraits That Are More Than Just Snapshots

It seems some photographers have a natural inclination for portraiture; nearly everything they do has all the elements of a great portrait and they …

Getting Started In HDR Landscape Photography

I've been on the fence about HDR for quite sometime now. It's often overdone and over used which is sort of off-putting, but at the same time I …

Tutorial: Simple Butterfly Portrait Lighting Setup Yields Beautiful Results

Butterfly lighting is one of the oldest techniques for lighting a subject. Named for the butterfly-shaped shadow that forms underneath the subject’s …

3 Simple Ways to Make Sure You're Getting Good Exposures

I’ve always been one of those people that believes we should move away from using the term “correct exposure.” Not that it doesn’t have its place; …

Fstoppers - Photography News and Community for Creative Professionals

Sometimes a background element distracts from the focus of an image too much, but it can't be avoided in the composition. That's where this video …

Big Group? One Light, One Composite - Create A Stunning Group Portrait With Just One Light

Compositing is no beginner’s tactic. Before you dive in, provide time for the proper research and learn the skill set to prior to the job. Like many …

A Guide To Black and White Portraits

There is an old quote that says, “If you want to shoot fashion, shoot in color, but if you want to shoot emotion, shoot in black and white.” I don’t …

Posing To Perfection - 10 Crucial Steps To Pose A Model

As photographers we face challenges day in and day out, but one of the toughest facets of the job is posing our subject. Regardless of experience, …

Tutorial: How to Pick the Best Focal Length When Capturing Landscapes

Put together by photographer Steve Perry, the video tutorial above shares a collection of useful tips, advice and examples that help explain how to …

Learn to See Photographically With These 4 Tips

Perhaps one of the biggest challenges in becoming a proficient photographer is learning to see the creative possibilities of the scene in front of …

How to Capture Striking Silhouettes in 7 Easy Steps (With 10 Stunning Examples)

Photographers exert an awful lot of time and anxious energy fretting over how to light a subject; specifically, we all tend to fear shadows. Harsh …

9 Quick Tips for Better Landscape Photographs

Landscape photography is a favorite at Light Stalking and a subject that the wider photographic community loves. Getting into the great outdoors to …

8 Reasons Why You Should Photograph Against the Light

A common belief in photography is that your subject should be perfectly lit from the front to capture good photographs. While it may be true in many …

How to Capture Stunning Backlit Portraits During the Golden Hours

Portraits taken during the golden hours – that is, the time just before sunset and after sunrise – have an incredibly powerful light to them. The …

Sports Photography Video Tutorials That Cover 5 Different Sports

Sports photography brings with it a different set of challenges. You not only have to be on your toes for the duration of the game but also look out …

These Lighting Patterns Will Make Your Portrait Photographs Rock

Familiarizing yourself with different lighting patterns isn't just to help you diversify your portrait portfolio. Depending on what you are trying …

After Dusk - What You Need to Know About Night Photography

As photographers, our medium is light, yet some of the most dramatic and evocative images we take are when there is a distinct lack of light, in …

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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 …

Use These Easy Tactics to Add Emotion to a Photograph

A lot of photographers talk about adding emotion to a photograph. But what exactly does that mean and how can you do it? Basically it means evoking …

5 Ways to Take the Best Advantage of Natural Light for Portraits

<b>Pro Tip:</b> Despite the fact that we all love bokeh, don’t ever let it get in the way of good composition and an even better vision for the end …

Types of Lenses and How They Are Used

Lenses are one of the most important considerations in photography. The lens you choose for each shot can dramatically change your results; its best …

Shoot Pro Quality Videos (Without a Hollywood Budget)

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>Whether the Oscars inspired you to shoot like <i>the greats</i>, or displeased you to the point of <i>“I could do better,”</i> NOW …

The Rule of Equivalent Exposure (With Quick Quiz)

The camera is a fascinating tool. It’s amazing how a camera can freeze a moment in the present and lets you savour it in the future. While it may …

This Is The Right Way To Safely Strap Your Camera

Under-slang camera straps that use the tripod socket are becoming ever popular, but nothing really makes a bigger fashion statement than the good old …

Trick Photography eBook and Video Course

1<p>An eBook Like No Other!<p>It comes with <i>295 pages of instruction</i>, <i>9 hours of how-to video tutorials</i>, and contains over <i>300 creative photographs</i> created by …

Don't Miss These 7 Incredible Tutorials on Strobe Lighting for Portraits

As much as we love natural light, there are times when you have to rely on artificial light to create striking portrait images. Artificial lighting …

4 Shooting Ideas to Get Your Creative Juices Flowing for Spring

For those of us in the currently storm and snow swept northern latitudes, spring is approaching. It is the season of new life, renewal and of course …