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How to Get Over Your Street Photography Shyness

There’s nothing wrong with being a little nervous if you’re out practicing your street photography. Taking pictures of unaware people in candid …

How To Make The Jump From Amateur To Professional Photographer

<b>Pro photographer Justin Mott is the star of bonkers photography competition show Photo Face-Off on History channel Asia, but took some time out to</b> …

Great Weekend Reads in Photography & Filmmaking

<i>“Life happened because I turned the pages.” ― Alberto Manguel</i><p>White House Photos, Candid or Not? – <i>New Yorker</i><p>The Photographer Chronicling a Forgotten …

Colored Gel Tips for Studio Portrait Photography

Color gels are some of the most inexpensive and commonly used tools by editorial and fashion photographers. By simply attaching a translucent tinted …

Photography Tips

A Faster Method For Making Your Own Speedlight Straw Grid

The classic straw grid for speedlights; it might be one of the most attempted DIY photography projects. It's a popular project because it works well, …

How to Use Snapseed: An In-Depth Tutorial Guide

This guide is an update of an old Snapseed tutorial guide. In it I’m going to walk you through Snapseed 2.0 and show you how the new layout, tools …

Tutorials

How to Achieve Perfect Butterfly Lighting

Butterfly Lighting is one of the most flattering and artistic ways of lighting the face. As it’s name would denote, Butterfly Lighting is created by …

Best Android Camera Apps

Many Android phones have an amazing camera that will let you take astounding pictures. But did you know that you can further enhance the features and …

Understanding Natural Light Part 1: Quality of Light

Light has different qualities, and by understanding those differences and using them in your favor, you can become a better image maker. From my …

Top 5 Tips for Flattering Portrait Photography

Looking for tips to take better photos? Well, you’ll find some of the most valuable ones here. These only cover the basics, but we recommend that you …

Landscape Photography

15 Professional Photographers Share Their Portrait Photography Advice

A successful portrait photographer has many years of experience running their studio and taking photos of clients. The knowledge they gain during …

Photography

Portrait Photography Tips: Less is More

Clearing out all the distractions from a photo is often more important than what you put in. Remove everything that draws your eye away from the …

Photography Tips

Flash Synchronisation Demystified

One area where newcomers to photography often struggle, is with the use of flash. We might have bought a flashgun with our camera or added one later …

Shutter Speed

Dispelling 9 Myths About Professional Photography

<b>Q</b>: Who wants to be a professional photographer?<p><b>A</b>: Everyone who owns a camera.<p>Okay, that answer might be a bit hyperbolic, but sometimes it really …

6 tips to improve your mobile photography

Photography’s evolution has dramatically sped up since the inception of quality smartphone cameras. Handsets have effectively replaced point-and-shoot cameras, something we never expected to happen only a generation ago. This opens plenty of new doors for creating memories, but it also means there …

Mobile Photography

Modern Portrait Photography – 8 Great Photographers

I gather portraits from around the world to showcase the best in traditional photographic portraits. The art of the portrait is not dead – look at …

Photoshop editing tips for portraits: How to make a snapshot look professional

When your boss asked you to crop and size a photo of the new CFO like a “professional studio portrait” for corporate documents, you did it successfully. And here's your thanks: “Looks good, but now I want you to remove that busy background and replace it with something cleaner, like in photography …

Photography

The Point and Shoot Camera is Good Enough for Professional Work

Building on a piece that Managing Editor Julius Motal wrote recently is the idea that the point and shoot market is slowly dying out. Yes, it indeed …

Photography

9 Tips For Taking Amazing iPhone Photos In Busy Cities

A typical city is full of traffic, busy backgrounds, and lots of people that all have an interesting story to tell. Cities are a great place for …

Landscape Photography

The Secrets to Compelling Black and White Portraits

Black and white photographs can portray a higher level of timelessness than color images. The lack of color also gives us a better sense of the time …

Photography

On Assignment: Cheap Portable Studio, Pt. 1

<i>UPDATE: You can see the result on Laurie Reuben's site, here.</i><p>Still riffing on Monday's post about studio-vs.-location, here's another reason I am not …

The Simple Light: How to Take a Great Passport Photo

Fact: most people on the planet—including roughly two-thirds of Americans—do not have a passport.<p>Without a passport, you won't be traveling …

5 Ways To Improve Your Boudoir Photography

<i>This is a guest post by Ed Verosky.</i><p>Boudoir is a popular genre of portraiture that many wedding and family photographers are adding to their …

10 Photography Quotes that Every Photographer Should Know

en_US<p>article<p>In this post we shares some great photography quotes and explain why they're worth knowing by all …

Photography

One Light Portraits: Simple Elegance

Update: this post now has a Part 2 with lighting diagrams. Everyone who ever picks up a camera at one point or another finds themselves pointing it …