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13 Photography Channels on YouTube You Should Follow

If you’re looking for videos to watch to quench your thirst for photography, YouTube has a great selection. If you’ve never really poked around …

Photography

This Infographic is a Complete Guide to Photography for Beginners

If you’re just starting out in photography, learning the fundamental principles, techniques, and concepts can feel daunting. To help beginners out, …

Photography

A Beginner’s Guide to Working With Flash Off-Camera

I spent the first three years of my photography career avoiding the use of speedlights off-camera because I couldn’t wrap my head around the concepts …

10 Expert Tips to Immediately Improve Your Photography

If you're a beginner photographer looking to step up your game, these tips are for you. What most amateurs don't know is that photography revolves …

Portrait Photography: A Basic Guide to Posing

Posing is as integral to portrait photography as the right lens and the right camera angle. A lot of photographers learn this the hard way. If you’re …

Back to the Basics: ISO and Noise Explained

As photography technology continues to improve year in and year out, the ISO ranges we’re capable of pulling quality images from are getting truly …

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 …

dSLR tips for beginners: How to use Aperture-priority mode

What it is<p>As you might expect, you use Aperture-priority mode when you need to control the size of the opening through which light travels to reach the sensor -- usually to affect the depth of field -- but don't care (much) about shutter speed. You set the aperture you want and the camera …

Cameras

10 Portrait Tips to Take Your Photography to the Next Level

You have all the makings of a beautiful photograph: the perfect client, an overcast day for soft natural lighting and a gorgeous landscape as the …

Beginner Tips for Posing People with Confidence

In earlier articles I gave you advice about planning a portrait shoot and some reasons for using natural light. Now it’s time to take a look at …

How to Emphasize Your Main Subject in Photography

In most cases, a photograph comes to life when it contains one main point of interest. A landscape, for example, may contain a single tree, …

6 "Hidden" Camera Features You Will Be Glad You Discovered

How well do you know your camera? Do you know everything that it’s capable of? It’s certainly possible you know your camera like the back of your …

Tips for Using ISO Settings in Photography

When you as a photographer—amateur or professional, analog or digital–practice your craft or hobby, you will at one time or another become acquainted …

Shutter Speed

10 Tips to Capture Amazing Photographs of Birds in Flight

Birds in flight is probably the most sought after type of bird photography. Who do not wants to photograph birds in flight!<p>Today you will learn top …

How to Use Slow Shutter Speed to Create Cool Effects in Your Photos

If there is one setting inside your camera that allows for photographing a wide range of amazing effects in your images, it has to be the shutter …

Portrait Tutorial Feast

Photography

The Ultimate Guide to Learning how to use Your first DSLR

In this guide we share tips on how to use a DSLR. It's perfect for beginner photographers with their first camera. You'll be taking great photos in …

21 Settings, Techniques and Rules All New Camera Owners Should Know

If you are a new camera owner this guide will walk you through the most important settings, techniques and rules you should know.

How to Take Better Pictures for Beginner Photographers

Photography can be a fun and exciting activity for all who have a passionate interest in learning some of the fundamentals of the use of their …

Shutter Speed

How to Whistle With Your Fingers | The Art of Manliness

YouTube

Parkour for Beginners: The Ultimate Guide | The Art of Manliness

You’ve seen it on TV shows such as <i>American Ninja Warrior</i> (and not so seriously in <i>The Office</i>) as well as in movies like <i>Casino Royale</i> and <i>The Bourne</i> …

5 Tips for Creating fun Campfire Photos

A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of meeting the Digital Photography School headmaster, Darren Rowse, in person at a conference we both …

Portrait Photography Tips

Portraiture can be very rewarding. It’s a chance to show the best side (literally) of someone, and create a photo that communicates something …