The vital how-to's for photography enthusiasts: how to create the perfect camera setup, capture the perfect picture, edit your photos and beyond.
Stop waiting for the perfect season to take that fantastic environmental portrait. If you use a studio for your portrait photography, then the seasons don’t matter. But if you venture outside, you must consider the environment, and the primary environmental factors are the seasons. Please don’t ignore the season; embrace it. Don’t wait; shoot now. There is always good light to be found in any season, and the changing seasons will give you a variety of backgrounds.
Forced perspective photography always incorporates the optical illusion aspect. This can be seen through photographs of people on a beach trying to catch the sun in their palms, or the most common one – the one where they try to support the leaning Tower of Pisa. And you can make more of the same if you master your creativity by learning that perfect knack.
If you’re anything like me then, despite living in the social media age, you’re probably inexperienced when it comes to photoshoots. I’m talking genuine, no filter, photos not taken on your iPhone. And it can be a little bit scary. So how do you capture engagement and wedding photos that you’ll be able to cherish for years to come, when you aren’t exactly comfortable with your picture being taken in the first place?
Photographic inspiration doesn’t always strike when we need or want it to. But if you need to take some photos, or you’re just feeling the itch to get behind the camera, and you’re feeling stuck, what do you do? For myself I fall back on the ABCs of photography to give me the push I need.
As a photographer, you can easily earn some extra cash (or even start a new career!) if you know the right places to sell your photos online. Photographers of various skill levels are in high demand for their work, now more than ever. Everyone from large corporations, small and medium size businesses to bloggers, graphic designers, marketers and publishers buy and use photos regularly online.
In order to get the perfect click, we keep on clicking pictures like a photographer not realizing we are duplicating the same image innumerable times that would only sit and eat up disk space on your Mac.
Most of us like to take happy snaps and selfies, but a few take a deeper interest in photography. Photography is considered an art form and like other forms of art it can be used to evoke an emotional response from the viewer of the captured images. It is both technical and artistic at the same time.
Like every new year, people have new goals and aspirations. After finishing a very difficult year for many, 2021 is a fresh start to learn new skills and conquer new goals. Learning photography helps us to capture special moments in life. There are many different photography styles, so don't think it’s just portraits photography. The easiest way to begin your photography journey is by learning the camera fundamentals.
When you first get your DSLR you’ll probably put it on Auto, point, shoot, done; you have an image. Yes, this dose give you a photo, but you have almost no control over how the camera takes it. Putting your camera in Auto means that you’re giving all controls over for the camera to assess what the camera sees and trust it put the right combination of settings together to expose your image well. Sure, this can be used for the sake of take a family photo while using the timer, or if you’re just starting out or have no interest in the mechanics behind what makes a great image.
Most of us carry a smartphone in our pocket and when we see a once-in-a-lifetime event, we grab for our smartphone. Frantically, we try to put the phone into camera mode and capture the moment before it’s gone.
It’s the creativity of a photographer to bring style and change in newborn baby photography. Newborn photos mostly have the same styling and atmosphere. So, if you want different and more creative ideas regarding the baby’s outfit then you must go throw these tips.
With the Coronovirus raging on, I've done some exploring around the city to beat the ennui and boredom I have been feeling the past 9 months. From Molly's Cupcake, which won the cupcake war on the Food Network, in the South Loop to a beautiful dog park on Michigan and 14th Ave. to a colorful outside patio bar (Flo & Santos) on South Wabash to a random trip to IKEA and the forest preserves in Schaumberg, yours truly has done some ambulating around the streets of Chicago. I also treated myself to some take-out dim-sum from Minghin, a Michelin restaurant in the South Loop and to some mango and lychee and honeydew bubble tea from the same place (talk about double-fisting :) Although it wasn't the same as eating in at the restaurant with the beautiful decors and ambiance, I loved the siumai, the shrimp crepes, the egg custard tarts, and the BBQ pork buns that transported me to the fares of Hong Kong.