Simon Hall

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8 Tips for Photographing the Perfect Headshot - for Yourself

Having an awesome headshot is a great way to express yourself to your potential clients. You want your headshot to show a bit of your personality or …

Photography

The Mutated Body: Sculptural Photographs Depict Raw Intimacy (NSFW)

French photographer Alix Marie‘s images will have you looking more than once, her exploration of the mutated body pushing the bounds of the medium …

How to Photograph People: 7 Tips for Photographers Who Never Photograph People

No matter what type of photography you specialize in or prefer, at some point you will find yourself having to photograph a human, or multiple …

Photography

What Photographers are NOT Considering When Using High ISO

It’s no secret now that modern cameras have taken photographers to new heights with their ability to shoot at and above ISO 1600. Personally, I can …

Future PLC

Richard Huntingford<p>Chairman<p>James Hanbury<p>Deputy Chairman<p>Zillah Byng-Thorne<p>Chief Executive Officer<p>Penny Ladkin-Brand<p>Chief Financial Officer<p>Hugo …

Bird Photography Tips for Beginners

The colour and texture of birds’ plumage makes them fascinating subjects for photography, made all the more exciting by their fleeting and elusive …

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 …

New Photographer's Guide to Blue Hour

Among the many tips and tricks new photographers get with regards to lighting, the time of day is an essential concept, which for getting some shots …

8 Ways to Reduce Noise in Your Photographs

You have plenty of options to choose from when you want to reduce the noise in your images. However, you first need to understand why noise actually …

Landscape Photography

Here are some alternative to the bulk and heavy tripod when you want stability and sharpness, but not weight and bulk.

Though a tripod can be an invaluable tool for producing sharp images, you may not enjoy hauling it around especially when traveling. If you want …

What Really Happens When You Quit Your Day Job with Chris Nachtwey

<b>Part 1: Six important business steps to take before you think about charging a single client!</b><p><i>This is an unsugarcoated look into what life is really</i> …

Technically Perfect = Technically Boring. Five Rules You Should Always Sometimes Break

A few weeks ago, I was chatting with a new friend via Facebook and he asked me to describe my most creative period of time and, if I could talk about …

How to do Long Exposure Photography and Light Trails at Night

Before I understood how photography worked, I was always intrigued by light trails in images. I never understood how that happened. When I began to …

Photography

For Jennifer, Whomever You Are

Jennifer is a composite of all the students who’ve asked me to look at their work online and offer some advice. My advice has changed over the …

12 Tips to Approach Photo Buyers the Right Way

Based in California, Kristina Hicks is a Creative Consultant for Agency Access. Previously an art buyer and producer for Saatchi & Saatchi, Kristina …

How to Create Realistic HDR Photography

There’s an art to creating realistic HDR images. Too often, HDR shots are edited with heavy hands when it comes to tone mapping and saturation, …

Tutorials

7 Simple Tips to Get Better Photos of Your Kids

Photographing your kids is often one of the most rewarding parts of photography for a lot of parents. The memories that can be saved are treasured by …

Landscape Photography

Powerful Advice From Women in Portrait Photography

In what has historically been a male-dominated profession, two female photographers want to sit down and talk about what drives them as …

How to Use Inexpensive Lights to Create Amazing Ring Shots and Macro Images!

Great Lighting Accessories<p>As photographers we love lighting equipment that help us produce better photos. My friend Travis Johansen introduced these …

6 Clever Ways to Get Better Lighting from Your Camera’s Pop-Up Flash

Most entry- and enthusiast-level cameras come with a pop-up flash, which though not especially powerful, can come in very handy. In this tutorial …

The Focal Length vs Shutter Speed Rule

During a recent webinar I briefly touched on a rule of thumb that I’ve used for years. It connects the focal length of a lens and the shutter speed …

Shutter Speed

Larry Clark's photographs: 'Once the needle goes in, it never comes out'

Clark's controversial early photography series Tulsa and Teenage Lust are brought together in an Amsterdam show – and with their young junkies and hustlers, they still have the raw power to shock<p>• Teenage kicks: Larry Clark's most controversial photography – in pictures<p>"I was born in Tulsa, …

Irista: A Cloud-Based Storage Solution Built by Canon for Photographers

Following hot on the heels of a report that claimed Leica is looking to launch a cloud storage service, Canon has opened up Irista, a cloud-based …

The 4 Most Important Questions Every Working Photographer Should Answer

Image by Art Wolfe<p>We want to help you think through key areas to help grow your photo business and reach more potential clients. Building your …

10 Steps for Capturing and Creating Quality Videos

It’s not unusual for still photographers to dabble in videography at some point in their career. With almost every high-end camera on the market …