Sean Petersen

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5 Weeks to Your Best Body Ever: What to Eat

Our 1,350-calorie-a-day diet features foods that are great at stopping that famished feeling.

Food

How to Use the Platinum Ratio to Create Your Best Images Ever

The Golden Ratio? Psh. That's so 2016. If you want to really take your photography to the next level, it's time you step up to the Platinum …

Photoshop Tutorial Secrets: Seven Essential Steps to Digital Workflow

I’ve been shooting with digital cameras in my portrait and wedding photography studio for about five years now, and in that time I’ve taken well over …

Tutorials

How to Identify Three Common Image Problems and Fix Them in Lightroom

I hear it over and over, “I have a nice camera but my pictures just don’t come out as good as I expect.”What ensues is an interrogation first about …

Tutorials

Starting Out as a Wedding Photographer

There has been such a huge influx of people wanting to make a living through wedding photography these days that I almost get as many enquiries from …

Google AdWords

How to Work with an Assistant or Second Shooter

At some point or another, most of us photographers will have a chance to work a job that requires us to hire help. It may be a one-off, or perhaps …

Employment

How to Get a Perfectly Lit Photo with One On-Camera Flash

Quality multi-light setups can be quite expensive, yet without them it can be challenging to get the highlights and fill we’re looking for in a …

Photography Tips

10 Different Lighting Effects Using Just One Softbox

When you start out as a photographer, you probably don’t have a lot of equipment or money, so you need to come up with unique ways of using what you …

20 Gorgeous Black and White Photos by Hedi Slimane

There's no doubt in my mind that Hedi Slimane is in a league of his own. He's credited with revolutionizing men's fashion. He's worked as both a designer and creative director at some of the biggest fashion houses in the world, such as Yves Saint Laurent and Christian Dior, and even designed album …

Hedi Slimane

Portrait Lighting 101: Crash Course for Beginner Portrait Photographers - ALC

When it comes to shooting techniques, the defining feature of a great portrait is great lighting. It’s certainly possible to achieve superb portrait …

Photogrpapher Karl Taylor Explains How to Shoot Dancing Photos With Flash and Motion Blur

Portrait shoots with dancers can be insanely fun. They typically have unprecedented body awareness and physical capabilities that are a blast to …

Photography

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 …

Landscape Photography

The Top 3 Basic Portrait Photography Settings

In portrait photography, one of the main differences between a happy snapper and a professional, besides the number of years of experience and …

Shutter Speed

Subject Placement Tips in Photography

This should be one of the most obvious things in an image yet many people have absolutely no idea as to where it should go. Most people take their …

Landscape Photography

Portrait Session Photography Tips

Here are a few tips to keep in mind next time you have a portrait session:<p>Blur the background<p>When you shoot a portrait you can make the photograph …

How to Use Honeycomb Grids for Portrait Photography

You may not think that speedlights are the most versatile when it comes to shooting portraits. There isn’t a lot that you can do with them, right? …

Photography

The Best Concealers That Haven't Failed Us Yet

There's no denying the power of concealer. This makeup-bag staple helps to cover up dark under-eye circles and acne spots, gets lipstick to last longer and adds volume to eyelashes.<p>In addition to understanding the many ways to use this product, its important to know which brands and formulas have …

Makeup

How to Quickly Remove Power Lines from Photos

Those pesky power lines are the bane of every landscape photographer! Alright, maybe I am exaggerating a bit but I don’t think Ansel Adams had to …

Nature Photography

5 Mistakes I Made: Shooting Street Portraits in Detroit's Eastern Market With the Fujifilm X-T1

<i>Editor’s Note: This blog post was syndicated from Keenan Rivals. It and the images in the post are being republished here with permission.</i><p>Whenever …

Mormons' unChristian policy on LGBTQ

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sometimes in the history of a religion there are moments of decision — events that set the course of the group for generations. Today, members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) are living through such a moment.<p>Last week, the governing council of the church, the …

Religion

Here are my custom menu settings for my Fuji X-T1 | Blog — Jayson Oertel Photography • San Francisco

To date, I’ve had a combination of over 750 emails, tweets, DM’s, Facebook & G+ messages asking me what settings do I use for my Fuji X-T1. In this …

Critique the Community Episode 11a: Headshots with Peter Hurley

A few weeks ago we offered to critique a handful of headshot photographs from the Fstoppers Community. I was able to sit down with professional …

Extreme Sports

9 apps star Instagrammers use to make their photos look amazing

Whether you're obsessed with Instagram or just enjoy taking pictures with your phone, chances are you could learn a thing or two about what goes into editing great photos.<p>It's time to learn from the best.<p>Tech Insider talked to six famous Instagrammers about their favorite apps and editing tricks …

Mobile Photography

These Are The Things That You Should Say in Your Photographer’s Biography

A few weeks back we took a slightly tongue in cheek look at some of the things that you should not put in your photographer’s biography. Today we …

10 Different Ways You Can Use a Single Softbox

When you’re just starting out in photography, you may not have a lot of money to invest in putting together a high-end arsenal of studio lighting …

Photography

Dear Wedding Photographers: Get Over It

The Internet is my biggest hero. I don't think my business would ever have gotten off the ground in the traditional world of phone books, landline …

Trucking

10 Crucial Things You Need to Think About for Portrait Photography

There are many pieces to doing a portrait – it’s not easy. You have to think about the technical stuff like exposure and focus, as well as the …

Your First Editorial Photography Assignment – Part 1

Editorial photography is still alive and well, despite what the cynics will tell you. It no longer has the budgets it used to, and there are not as …

7 Things You Need to Think About Before Pressing the Shutter

Have you ever spent a day shooting a wedding or walking through a city doing street photography or hiking trails in search of the perfect landscape? …

Landscape Photography