S. Johnson

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The Secret to Crafting Stunningly Sharp Images and Preserving It Across Media

You probably know that getting your uploads to look sharp on screen, in print and on social media goes beyond resizing. Now, resizing is incredibly …

How a 365 Project Changed My Life

Just over a year ago, photography was my most precious hobby. I really enjoyed it and took photos fairly often, but I felt that if I wanted to take …

Ana White | Step Up Side Table - DIY Projects

HANDMADE FROM THIS PLAN >><p>Projects built from this plan. Thank you for submitting brag posts, it's appreciated by all!<p>Handmade by: IronMom<p>Handmade …

The 7 Keys to Mastering The Headshot

A good headshot says a lot about a person, as it should. A headshot technically is a portrait, but a great headshot isn't just your typical posed …

Advanced Reflector Techniques for Outdoor Photography

You’ve probably heard, at some point, someone refer to the “Golden Hour” of photography. There are actually two Golden Hours: the first and last …

How to Reduce Camera Shake - 6 Techniques

Pin It In this classic DPS post (now updated) photographer Natalie explores 6 ways you can hand hold lenses at low apertures and low shutter speeds …

Natural Light Portraits: Made In The Shade

One of the easiest ways to start shooting portraits is to use natural light. There’s no added expense of buying speedlites or strobes, or even …

10 Tips for Creating Great Family Portraits

With my background being in classic style studio portraiture (aka “boring”), and 25 years experience photographing portraits and weddings, I have a …

From Headboard To Bench

A few months back, I stopped into a local thrift store in search of some really cheap headboards. I had a bench in mind.<p>A "<i>headboard bench</i>."<p>I found a …

Scrap Wood Lantern Tutorial - One Dog Woof

Here’s the tutorial for my scrap wood lantern, in case you have an armload of scrap wood you’d like to use up!<p>The brainstorming process for this …

3 Ways to Improve Your Images With Composition

Along with lighting, subject, perspective, composition is one of the fundamental tools to creating better images. It’s one of the easier ones to …

How-To: Mason Jar Bathroom Organizer

I don’t know about you, but I’m definitely guilty of obsessively collecting containers. Vintage canning jars? Check. Glass storage containers? Check. The peanut butter jar that I emptied last week? Huge check. So, whenever I see a clever jar-incorporating DIY, it speaks right to my glass hoarding …

Shop LGW Style

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Panduro Concrete Challenge 3

So here's the second day of Concrete Week and submission #3 to the Panduro Concrete Challenge. Yesterday was about the outdoors but I wanted to make …

Turn an Old Jenga Set into a Necklace Rack

There’s nothing worse than an incomplete Jenga set. Okay okay, there are a lot of things that are much worse… but it is definitely a bummer when you go to play a game of Jenga and you’re missing a few pieces. Instead of feeling sad about a useless game, here’s a way to turn it into a coat rack, …

Wall Art

Engagement Photography Tips and Techniques

The precursor to the actual event, engagement photography is what helps show the couple’s spark with each other and creates widespread awareness of …

Tips for Better Bokeh Photography

The term “bokeh” seems to have evolved from its original definition. Nowadays bokeh refers to out of focus lights and shapes within a picture, rather …

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. …

Tutorials

How to Get a Nice White Background in Portrait or Still Life Photography

If you’ve spent time shooting people or products inside a studio then, chances are, you’ve shot a white background before. In this video, …

Photography

Portrait Photography with One Light and a White Wall

Don’t be discouraged if you do not have buckets of money to spend on extravagant lighting setups, in the nicely made video tutorial below, Mark …

Video Tutorials

Lighting Setup: The Athlete

I was contacted by a local model who also happened to be a tennis player, and she wanted to do a tennis shoot for her portfolio. We discussed ideas, …

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 …

The Importance of Always Having a Personal Photography Project

Ever wondered what it takes to make a living from photography? In the video below, professional commercial photographer Jen Pottheiser shares sage …

Portrait Tips and Techniques by Wayne Radford

Facial Recognition<p>In this ebook, you will find information on how to fine-tune and simplify the essential skills necessary for quality portraiture. …

Maine Wedding from Anne Schmidt Photography

From the Bride... <i>Gray and I met seven years ago in a coffee shop. He was then a professional athlete recovering from an injury, had stitches in his</i> …

Sausalito, California Wedding from Flory Photo

From the Bride... <i>One of our guests came up to Ben and I after the wedding and said, “I have never been to a wedding where it was all about the</i> …

Pink Texas Wedding from Loft Photographie - Southern Weddings

I almost wish I could reverse this post and show you the photos from Loft Photographie from end to beginning. You’ll just have to be patient and …

Quick Tips from a Professional Wedding Photographer

Having a wedding is a major life event that brides and grooms will cherish for the rest of their lives. Because of the inherent beauty and …

How to Gain Your Client’s Trust as a Photographer

There are a lot of things that make for a great photographer. Understanding composition, light, and the technique required to make a great picture …

Tips For Taking Better Food Photos

Have you ever been flipping through a magazine or browsing the internet and seen an image of an entrée that instantly made your mouth water? A good …