Sam Laterza

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Simple And Effective Food Photography Techniques

One of my photography niches is food photography. It started awhile back when a friend asked me if I could shoot for his restaurant. It seems that …

How to Mix Daylight with LED Light

In this video from The Slanted Lens, photographer Jay P Morgan takes you behind the scenes at East West Bank as he shoots a two camera interview of …

Five Tips You Must Know for Your Next Shoot With Kids

Children?! Say it ain't so! How in the world can I come out of this session alive? Actually, you may find that children will become one of your …

Darkened Cities: Photo Series by Thierry Cohen

Darkened Cities: Photo Series by Thierry Cohen<p>In this thought-provoking series entitled “Darkened Cities”, French photographer Thierry Cohen imagines …

Using Flashes to Create Light That Looks Natural

Back in college, I was taught there were two ways to light a subject with strobes or flashes. You can make the light part of the story of the image, …

Natural Light

3 Tips for Time-Lapses Worth Keeping

I’ve fallen in love with time-lapse photography. It allows me to show change in a picture over time, and that’s makes my image more engaging and more …

Using Muted Tones to Control A Viewer’s Attention

<i>This is a guest post by Thomas Shue – lilsamedia.com/blog</i> <i><br>Follow him on Twitter:</i><p>Many times in photography you have very little control of the …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

How to Reduce Your Depth of Field in Photoshop

If you’re looking to isolate your subject from its environment to create some depth and drama, then reducing your depth of field is an ideal way …

Five Great Ways To Customize Your 5D Mark III

You finally got that Canon 5D Mark III camera you have been desiring and now you are trying to figure out how best to take advantage of all it's …

Travel Photography: Creating Your Own Luck

So you’ve read up on the technical side of taking great photos. You know your aperture from your EXIF, and you’ve experimented with shutter speeds. …

Photography

BTS with Carli Davidson: The Photographer Behind the Viral ‘Shake’ Series

Carli Davidson‘s photos and slow motion video of dogs shaking off water and spittle have been a huge hit with people all over the world. In October, …

Parents Recreate Famous Film Scenes with Cardboard Boxes and Their Baby Boy

I don’t have kids just yet, so I can’t say from experience, but it seems one of the benefits of having a child is the ability to feature the adorable …

Top 10 Tips for Family Photo Poses

In both studio and on-location photography, the right family poses make the difference between stunning memories and forgettable snapshots. Most …

Parallax Animation: Bringing Still Photographs to Life

<b>Update:</b> the photographer made a followup tutorial to answer all the reader questions, see it here:<p>A little technique called “parallax” can add a lot …

Tutorials

Watch Behind the Scenes of Stephen Colbert’s Photo Shoot with Annie Leibovitz | Vanity Fair Video | CNE

Take a look back at the faux-anchor funnyman on his Delacroix-inspired photo shoot with Annie Leibovitz—shot at the <i>Colbert Report</i> offices.

Secrets to Crafting Top-Quality Beauty Portraits: On Location Lighting

I am continuing my series of articles about creating stunning Beauty portraits and I would like to talk about on location lighting today. Please note …

Creative Watermarking - How to Integrate Your Signature into Your Photos

Watermarking is a topic that many photographers are quite passionate about. It seems to be a viable way of protecting your images from online theft, …

Winter Action Sports Photography Inside a Studio

Environmental portraits are most often shot in expected places. Chefs are pictured in kitchens, artists are photographed in their studios, and …

Photoshop tips Using the - Blend If Feature

Photoshop tips - Using the - Blend if feature - Photoshop tips, using layers and blending to replace a sky with a new sky.

Photoshop

How to Use Strip Lighting for Outdoor Portraits

Using strobes outside is one way to create drama in your photographs. By adding artificial light to your scene, you can include a background that …

Photographers

How to Maximize Sharpness with a Telephoto Lens

Maximizing Sharpness - Tips for overcoming the difficulties associated with shooting at long focal lengths to help you maximize image sharpness

4 Tips for a Perfect White Background in High Key Photography

4 Tips for a Perfect White Background in High Key Photography author Tony Northrup shows us some tips for making that white background, white!

Photography

Learn to Overpower the Sun with Trevor Sherwin to Get Interesting Portraits of The Masai Tribe in Kenya

Here is a tutorial lesson of how Trevor Sherwin created this image using a Photoflex TritonFlash and Phottix Odin radio triggers. Finally Trevor will …

DIY product photography using iPads for light painting

Tips for Better Portrait Photography

There are a few techniques that help with taking portraits, and I’m going to share some of those tips with you today. Lighting, composition, camera …

Freestyle Finger Snapping

How to Photograph Snowflakes—With a Really Cheap Camera

A morning tip for today. And probably tomorrow, too.<p><b>Somehow,</b> Russian photographer Alexey Kljatov, whose Flickr is well worth your time, takes absolutely beautiful of snowflakes, a subject notoriously hard to capture. And he does it with a two-hundred-buck auto-zoom camera. Meaning that, yep, with a …

Photography

“100mph Bike”

<b>May 09.13 – “100mph bike”</b><p>The 100mph bike, speed bike or any one of the working titles that has been used for this project by the people involved. Its …

Health Care

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