Raven Blake

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How to Capture Authentic Emotion in Portrait Photography

If you shoot portraits on a regular basis, I’m sure you have an informal checklist of sorts that you consult — at least mentally — both before and …

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How to Know if You're Ready for a DSLR

You love taking pictures. You aren’t necessarily trying to make money from it, it’s just something you thoroughly enjoy — photography for …

LA Photographer Detained for ‘Interfering’ While Taking Photos from 90 Feet Away

Photographer/rights crusader Shawn Nee is back in the news, this time after he was detained and handcuffed by Los Angeles police for “interfering …

Five Self Assignments That Teach You To See

In my 20 years in photography, I’ve seen a lot of different assignments teachers have given their students. Most I have heard, or been given myself …

3 Ways to Improve Your Images With Composition

Along with lighting, subject, perspective, composition is one of the fundamental tools to creating better images. It’s one of the easier ones to …