Arvind Rangarajan

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3 Composition Rules You Have Probably Never Heard of Before

Composition is one of the most important skill areas of photography. Of course, some may argue that it is the camera, while others would say it is …

Exposure Basics: How to Choose ISO, Aperture, and Shutter Speed Settings

If you’re trying to break free from the auto settings on your camera and make an entry into the world of manual, it’s necessary to understand ISO, …

How to Create an HDR Image From a Single Raw File in Photoshop

For quite a few years now, high dynamic range photography, or simply HDR, has been an important trend in photography as it allows the photographer to …

How Photography Can Make a Difference

Can a photograph really make a difference? Marcus Bleasdale, a British photojournalist, believes it can. Take a look at his telling images and listen …

Quick and Informative Intro to SLR Lenses for Beginners

The world of camera lenses can be a bit daunting when you first start out, and so a videographer and photographer have joined forces to put together …

How To Prepare For Successful Landscape Shoots

The simplest ways to capture great photographs is to prepare yourself for success before you head out. Here's how to prepare for successful landscape …

Tips for Taking Photos from an Airplane

Have you ever looked out of the window of an airplane? Now you would wonder why I am asking this strange question. Have you looked out of an airplane …

7 Lifestyle Photography Tips

Lifestyle Photography, however, is more than taking candid shots. It is about capturing images that reveal a story. Here's some Lifestyle Photography …

Photography

What it Takes to be a Good Interior Photographer

Interior photography is the most challenging of all the professional genres of commercial photography. Every detail is critical. Every prop must be …

Landscape Photography

10 Amazing Wedding Photos: Capturing a Key Moment in People’s Lives

Wedding photography is the photography of activities relating to weddings. It encompasses photographs of the couple before marriage (for …

Defining Your Photographic Specialty

The Secrets of Great Portrait Photography

How to Take Sharp Photos

Be a sharp shooter and don’t shake your camera. Have you sometimes looked at those wonderful coffee table books or maybe at some photo websites and …

Landscape Photography

Parkour Photography: Adapting to Challenging Lighting Conditions

Parkour combines physical strength and artful movements to overcome obstacles, such as walls, stairs, and fences. Urban landscapes are playgrounds …

Using Car Reflections for Unique Abstract Photography

Photography and advertising have gone hand-in-hand for most of their mutual lives, but with the modern proliferation and prominence of social media …

Photography

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 …

What Do All These Camera Modes Mean?

The mode dial on a modern camera usually includes a bewildering number of letters and icons. I can never remember what 90% of those modes do, and …

eBook on How to do a Documentary Photography Project

Have you ever thought about doing your own documentary photography project? Maybe you have or maybe you’ve never even thought of the possibility. …

How to Create a Sunset Lighting Effect While Taking Photos Indoors

Indoor-sunset themed photo shoots are among the easiest and hottest trends you can experiment with to create cool, sexy and flattering photos to add …

How to Get Amazing Images from Shadows (15 Awesome Examples)

Photographing shadows is often overlooked as a creative subject for our photography, and we can understand why. Any photographer, or photographic …

10 Ways to Improve Your Photography in 30 Days

Improvement in any area requires a plan and some action. If you would like to improve the results that you get from your own photography there are …

Editorial & Commercial Portrait Photographers: A New Guide On Building Your Business

In Part II of our 2-part guide on <i>Growing Your Portrait Photography Business</i>, we focus on the exciting and thriving editorial and commercial side of …

Hyperlapse Tutorial: How to do it from Start to Finish

Creating timelapse videos can be expensive. To make a moving timelapse, many photographers use a motorized dolly system, which can set you back …

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 …

Window Light Portrait Photography Tips

Have you ever tried to create a lovely portrait but not known how? It’s not a hard thing to create a beautiful portrait. The secret is the lighting. …

Documentary Photography - Six Tips for Creating a Legacy

We’ve all gone through times in our lives where we’ve lost loved ones. As a portrait photographer I would get calls all the time for “Urgent” family …

How I Shot It: Deanne Fitzmaurice Shares the Story Behind the Shot

A post by Pulitzer Prize winning documentary photographer Deanne Fitzmaurice. So there I was, waiting in the quiet darkness that precedes Kibera’s …