Samuel Kharis Setiawan

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5 Ideas to Photograph When You’re Out on the Street

1. Seek Out EmotionThis is an easy point to make—photographs are better when they show people’s emotions. However, it’s much easier said than done. …

Street Photography

15 Unbelievable Pictures of Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay

Completed in 2012, the Gardens by the Bay in Singapore represent a very unique approach to a botanical garden. While the gardens contain beautiful …

Double exposure: photography's biggest ever show comes back to life

In 1955, Edward Steichen changed the world of photography forever. When the visionary curator and photographer decided to mount an exhibition to …

This Short Film about the Leica M just Won 5 Awards

You’ve probably seen a lot of camera commercials in your life, but you’ve probably never seen one like this. It’s a minute-and-a-half art film that’s …

Combining Time-Lapse and Stop Motion to Create a Mind-Bending Music Video

We’ve seen some pretty creative music videos in the past, ranging from a microscopic time-lapse to what looked to be a Google Street View music …

Simple Wedding Photography

1<p>Wedding Photography is Simple<p>Shooting weddings and building a successful business requires a ton of hard work! You take on a huge responsibility …

Weddings

15 Adorable Pictures of Babies Smiling

Babies are only small for the first few months of life. To be able to capture their beauty within a simple smile or laugh is a once-in-a-lifetime …

Colour Contrast: Making the Most of Orange and Blue

One of the principles behind using colour in photography is that of using contrasting colours. To understand the concept we need to look at a colour …

Stunning Portraits of Women by Valentin Tatarinov

In 2005, Russian photographer Valentin Tatarinov started his way in the art of photography. Now, he is inspired by human nature and expresses himself …

How to Talk to a Girl You Like for the First Time

1<p><b>Make eye contact.</b> Spend a few days catching her gaze every now and then. Don't just stare at her, though; instead, shoot her small glances until …

How to Act Normal Around Your Crush

Sometimes it's hard to be yourself around your crush! Crushes can provoke intense feelings that lead to anxiety and nervousness.[1] Whether you have …

How to Talk to Your Crush Without Being Crushed

1<p><b>Approach your crush when you are alone.</b> The first time you interact on a personal level should be in a casual situation without too many other …

How to Let Go of Thoughts and Feelings

Negative thoughts and feelings have a way of popping up at inconvenient times and distracting us from the good things in life. Before long, our minds …

How to Take Cute Pictures of Kittens

Recently I had the joy of partaking in some photography for a pet rescue organisation. They asked me to take pictures of quite a few kittens and cats …

6 Tips for Mastering Bokeh

Bokeh. There’s that word again. It’s one of the most obsessed-over words in photography, from how to pronounce it to how to “make it.” It often seems …

Free High-Resolution Photos for Your Website Available at Unsplash.com

Copyright laws protect the authors of original pieces including dramatic, literary, artistic, musical, and other intellectual works from the …

Creating the Photograph: Thomas David's "Dust and Fight"

<i>Editor’s Note: Creating the Photograph is an original series where we interview photographers all about a photo that they shot how it was achieved.</i> …

How to Create a Composite Image: Photographing & Editing

There are several tutorials that show you how to create a composite image using two or more photos, but rarely do you see a video that shows you how …

Tutorials

You are My Wild -- Great Kid Photography That'll Inspire Your Own At-Home Photos

Photo by Brooke Schwab<p>When you were a kid, having a camera in front of you was just a little less scary. You probably didn’t even notice it was there …

5 Tips for Better Sunset Photography

Let’s wrap up our discussion of sunset photography with some tips that don’t warrant their own articles but are still valuable additions to your …

How to Capture the Transition of Day to Night with Timelapse Photography: Bulb Ramping

Timelapse videos that cover a day to night transition can be very beautiful, but also very challenging technically. There are several different ways …

Time-lapse Photography

How to Prepare for a Wedding Shoot

If you’re looking to get into wedding photography or have just started out in the industry, you’re probably aware of how hectic a wedding photo shoot …

Muscle Car Photography Lighting Techniques

If you’ve ever tried to photograph a shiny object, you know how reflections can throw a wrench into your shoot. Likewise, if you’ve ever shot …

Street Photography Tips for the Modern World

Public perception of any person with a camera in their hand in and around public landmarks, was forever changed as a result of September 11, 2001.<p>It …

Concept Car Photography: A Brief Look

Last year, photographer Steffen Jahn had the opportunity to photograph BMW’s handsome new concept car, the Zagato. The following video offers a quick …

7 Beginner Tips For Sharper Photos

Scott Kelby, the author of many digital photography books says, <i>“If your photos aren’t sharp then the rest doesn’t matter.”</i> Key to any image is its …

10 Valuable Photography Studio Tips

Many photographers know how to use their camera and their lights, but not all will know the ins and outs of working in a studio. There are several …

Portrait Photography Photoshop Tutorial: Skin Retouching

One of the most fundamental and most utilized skills of retouching portrait images with Photoshop is skin correction. Fine lines, discoloration, etc. …

Parkour Running Photography Lighting Techniques

Parkour is the art of moving from one place to another most efficiently. It has been widely popularized via YouTube videos and video games using the …

Action Photography: The Tips You Should Use

Getting great photographs of the world in motion is a difficult task. More than any other kind of photography, action photography demands …