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Tips for Approaching & Photographing Strangers

Street photography can be nerve-racking for some people. The idea of talking to strangers and/or capturing photos of them can be daunting. There are …

What the Numbers on your Lens Mean

I've run into this a few times with students that feel embarrassed to ask what all the numbers on the lens mean. There's no reason to feel …

Starting a Photography Business in Today’s Economy

Zack Arias is perhaps one of the most well-known photographers, thanks to his web presence. Not only is Zack an amazing photographer, but he is a …

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 …

Taking The Next Step In Your Photography

Besides deciding which camera or lens to buy, the other most often question I get asked is how one can take the next step in their photography career.<p>…

Hung Up

The Great Compositions of Photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt

Has someone ever asked you why you like an image? Beneath the surface of great picture, there is a geometric design in hiding. During World War II, …

Photog Uses His Imagination to Bring Joy to Boy with Muscular Dystrophy

Slovenia photographer Matej Peljhan has a touching series of photographs titled <i>The Little Prince</i>, which stars a 12-year-old boy named Luka. The …

How to Improve Your Cityscape Photographs

A dramatic cityscape is one of the powerful images we have in photography. It can convey a sense of wonder, power and beauty, often all three …

Landscape Photography

Tips for Shooting Landscapes with a Telephoto Lens

Landscape photography is often synonymous with wide-angle lenses, strategically placed foreground elements and all encompassing vistas that stretch …

Perspective in Photography

In this article I will try to explain how perspective works in a 2D photograph with some tips, myths, and example photos.<p>Photo by Chris Alma Jose; …

An Infographic on Creating Sustainability in the Photography Industry

Photographers often grumble about the rise of hobbyist photographers who charge little to no money across all kinds of photographic niches, robbing …

The Importance of a Focal Point

A focal point is the part of an image that draws the eye of a viewer to the most important part of the image or the area that you want to highlight. …

Landscape Photography

Using Special Techniques

Travel Photography

Camera Support Tips for Sharp and Clear Photography

At one point or another all of us have probably heard something to the effect that using a tripod is the best way of getting clear, sharp photos. …

When To Shoot Black And White

When I first started out on this road of endless expense that is photography I spent many hours musing over the merits of black & white. There is no …

Lens Hoods: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know

Phil Steele recently released a good video on the topic of Lens Hoods that I thought readers might enjoy. It covers everything from the why, when, …

Quick and Forgotten Tips For 50mm Lens Users

One of the most valuable and versatile pieces of equipment a photographer has is a 50mm lens. When we first start using it, we are immediately …

A Quick Refresher Course on Composition

We all get the gist of composition. Think of how many times you’ve heard about the rule of thirds or the golden spiral. If you’re just starting to …

Shoot Hazy and Ethereal Photos Using a Sandwich Bag and Colored Markers

Photographer Jesse David McGrady has a super simple trick for adding a hazy, ethereal effect to your photographs: wrap a plastic sandwich bag around …

An Introduction to Golden Spiral Composition Method

The Golden Spiral Nautilus spiral and Ediely<p>Recently Chris Gampat wrote a great introduction to The Rule of Thirds, one of the most popular …