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How to take great portrait photos

To take successful photographs of people, you need to be both direct <i>and</i> candid. Always get close to your subjects; standing at a distance with a long …

How to photograph children

The beauty about taking pictures of children, I find, is that they have that unselfconscious innocence. As a child portraiture photographer, I love …

Top tips for landscape photography

Shooting landscapes demands a very different way of working compared to photographing people. Typically taken with the camera mounted on a tripod, …

How to take great urban photos

The urban environment offers a whole host of subjects to photograph, even in the smallest of towns. In the time it takes to walk a block or two, you …

How to take great photos at festivals

The spectacle, colour and crowds that are the hallmarks of festivals around the world make them a great photographic subject. People dress up in …

How to photograph food and drink

Given how much time we spend talking about where, when and what to eat and drink, why not take the time to properly photograph what is dished up? …

How to take great summer photos | My favourite summer photo

Felix Clay<p>The summer can be the hardest time of year for a photographer. You've got such strong light – as this photograph, which I took in Moscow in …

Basic Lighting for Portrait Photography

Lighting can be one of the most challenging aspects of photography, but something every photographer should strive to learn more about, no matter …

17 Superb Self-Portraits by Millie Robertson

Millie Robertson is a 16-year-old photographer currently living in Yorkshire, England. She is mainly inspired by the music she listens to and the …

One-of-a-Kind Lens Bracelets Made from Vintage Aperture and Focus Rings

Stefaan duPont and his girlfriend set out to travel the world for a year in March 2012, taking their cameras with them and leaving their careers as …

How One Nature Photographer Turned Her Passion Into a Business

Photo by Jody MacDonald<p>Jody MacDonald calls herself a documentary and sports photographer, but she’s also a paragliding photographer, paddleboarding …

Group Boudoir Photography: The Latest Trend

Though boudoir photography for individuals has been around for quite awhile, a new trend in female bonding has redefined the sexy genre as a luxury …

10 Photography Assignments to Stimulate Your Creativity

This article provides you with 10 photography self-assignments that you can use to get your own creative juices flowing. They’re designed to help you …

Can You Figure Out What’s Strange About These Family Portraits?

Pay a visit to photographer Jamie Diamond‘s website, and you’ll find that one of her projects is a series of family portraits. The images look like …

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 …