Cameras

Get Low and Aim High – How to Use Low-Angle Photography to Great Effect

Get Low and Aim High – How to Use Low-Angle Photography to Great Effect

One way you can make photos stand out is to compose them from an unusually low viewpoint. But why is low-angle photography so effective? Good photography is hard to define, not least because there is always an element of subjectivity in judging it. Even when you have firm ideas about what great photos look like, […]

Weekly Photography Challenge – Wrinkles

Weekly Photography Challenge – Wrinkles

This week’s photography challenge topic is WRINKLES! Linnea Sandbakk Your photos can include anything has wrinkles. It could be wrinkles on an animal, aging lines on a face or hands, wrinkles in clothing or sheets, wrinkles in paper, etc. They can be color, black and white, moody or bright. You get the picture. Have fun, and […]

The Basics of Simulating Vintage Film in Lightroom

The Basics of Simulating Vintage Film in Lightroom

Like all forms of art, photography can be a complex and contradictory medium. It’s straightforward yet complicated; personal but at the same time wholly based in exhibitionism. In recent years perhaps the weirdest and paradoxical event to happen in the world of photography is the idea of simulating film photographs with our digital photography. Think […]

How to Choose the Right Location for Your Photo Session

How to Choose the Right Location for Your Photo Session

It’s thought that clients are the ones who choose the location for their portraits, but more often than not, choosing the right location is left entirely up to the photographer. In this article, we’ll outline a simple formula to help you and your client settle on the perfect location for the session. 1. It’s not […]

Best Vlogging Cameras for 2019

Best Vlogging Cameras for 2019

What’s the best vlogging camera for 2019? That’s a tough question to answer given the wide variety of cameras on the market. In this article, I’ll talk about traditional vlogging camera rigs. I’ll also introduce three non-traditional cameras that also serve as modern vlogging options. Which is the best for you? Read on for some […]

How to Find the Right Website Platform that Works For You

How to Find the Right Website Platform that Works For You

A while ago, I heard an interesting fact from the former managing editor of dPS. According to their reader survey, less than 18% of dPS readers own photography websites/blogs. So, I assume that the rest of them are posting photos on places like Instagram, Flickr, Facebook, etc. Rented Land (Social Media) or Permanent Home (Your […]

What I Learned From 30 Days of Black and White Photography

What I Learned From 30 Days of Black and White Photography

Color is an amazing phenomenon. Most of us can appreciate color, even if we don’t understand the complex nature of light. Color Illuminates the landscape of our daily lives, and naming them is one of the first things we learn in childhood. We use them as a language and a way of expressing emotion. They […]

Review Tamrac Anvil Pro Series Backpacks

Review Tamrac Anvil Pro Series Backpacks

Review Tamrac Anvil Pro Series Backpacks Camera backpacks are abused, and I mean seriously mistreated. We need them to be tough; want them to be comfortable; need them to be light; we want them to be dependable; want them to handle heavy loads (often worth thousands), we need them to offer security; we want them […]

The Truth About Becoming a Professional Family Photographer

The Truth About Becoming a Professional Family Photographer

So you’re growing restless with your place in life, and thinking of becoming a professional family photographer? You know it’s what you want to do, but there seem to be a lot of obstacles holding you back. If only you could take a quick peek into the future and see if it will really work out […]

How to Create a Wedding Day Photography Timeline Quickly and Effortlessly

How to Create a Wedding Day Photography Timeline Quickly and Effortlessly

A wedding day photography timeline can help streamline the order in which you photograph a wedding. From when the couple is getting ready all the way until the dance party, the timeline helps to keep everyone, especially you, on top of how the day unfolds. It doesn’t matter if the couple has a coordinator or […]

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