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Tips for Using Natural Framing to Improve Your Composition

Tips for Using Natural Framing to Improve Your Composition

To help you compose more exciting and beautiful photographs, there are certain key composition techniques that you can use. Natural framing is one that is widely known, but needs careful and thoughtful application. Using framing can create extremely impressive and elegant images when done right. Here are some tips to help you. Natural framing is […]

Software Review: AfterShot Pro 3 by Corel

Software Review: AfterShot Pro 3 by Corel

I remember seeing a poster on the wall of my fourth grade elementary school class that said, “What’s right isn’t always popular, and what’s popular isn’t always right.” The quote is attributed to Albert Einstein, and while he was most likely speaking with regard to issues of ethics, justice, and social equality, he might as […]

How to Use Portrait Angles More Creatively: A Visual Guide

How to Use Portrait Angles More Creatively: A Visual Guide

When it comes to creating a successful portrait, there are a lot of moving parts! We talk often about finding the light, composition, and camera gear when it comes to portraits. While all three of those things are important in creating your final image, they aren’t the only variables at play. Another important aspect in […]

How to Edit Corporate Headshots in Lightroom

How to Edit Corporate Headshots in Lightroom

Although even lighting, and perfect exposure are your biggest allies when it comes to making people look their best in headshots, there are many small adjustments you can make in the editing process, that will make your shots (and your clients) look that much more professional. To begin, a lot of things on the day […]

Weekly Photography Challenge – Laughter

Weekly Photography Challenge – Laughter

Real, natural emotions captured with a camera can be challenging like getting photos of real laughter. How to approach people photography is up to you. There are two basic approaches: The sneak attack with a long lens where the subject is unaware of being photographed The direct approach where the subject is engaged with you […]

Tips for How to Make the Most of Rainy Days

Tips for How to Make the Most of Rainy Days

It isn’t always possible to get great weather when are out photographing. If you’re on a once in a lifetime vacation and you encounter rainy weather, then you have a couple of choices. You can pack away your camera and forget about shooting until the weather improves, or you can find a creative approach to […]

Tips for HDR Night Photography to Retain Maximum Image Detail

Tips for HDR Night Photography to Retain Maximum Image Detail

Night photography is very popular, and if you go out to take photos on on any given night here in my hometown of Melbourne, you will find other photographers doing the same thing. Night photography can create magical images and you are able to see things with the camera, that you can not see with your […]

Tips for Successful Star Trails Photography

Tips for Successful Star Trails Photography

Star trail photography – not so difficult with the correct planning and appropriate gear In this short article I will show you, the night sky enthusiastic, that by using the right gear and proper planning, you too can make beautiful star trail photo. Actually, shooting the stars is not that much different from any other […]

Equipment Tips for Quick and Efficient Studio Product Photography

Equipment Tips for Quick and Efficient Studio Product Photography

In this article I’m going to discuss the equipment you will need to create great product photography. I built my setup to provide great versatile lighting, speed, and the ability to cut out the product in post production very quickly and accurately. This setup can be used for still life, food, fine art and even […]

How to Use Light to Create Moody Images

How to Use Light to Create Moody Images

It isn’t difficult to take sharp, well-exposed photos with modern cameras. But how do you take it a step further and create moody images that capture the spirit of a place? What is mood? I define mood as a feeling or emotion you get while experiencing something. For example, while travelling through Xi’an, a city in […]

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