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The vital how-to's for photography enthusiasts: how to create the perfect camera setup, capture the perfect picture, edit your photos and beyond.

  • Harrison Galgut
    Published 3 days ago
    Getting Great Holiday Shots

    Getting Great Holiday Shots

    Dear Holiday Slideshows,
  • Justin Clark
    Published 11 days ago
    The Exposure Triangle—A Guide to Getting off Auto

    The Exposure Triangle—A Guide to Getting off Auto

    Welcome back everyone! For the past few weeks we've gone over the components of the exposure triangle; shutter speed, aperture, and ISO. This week we will be discussing the tips, techniques, and mindset to combine these elements to give you greater control over your photography and to help bridge the gap between the shot we've got, and the shot we want.
  • Harrison Galgut
    Published 17 days ago
    How to Get a Film Look on a Digital Camera

    How to Get a Film Look on a Digital Camera

    So Digital certainly has a look to it, which is slowly being taken over by people wanting a “Film Look”
  • Justin Clark
    Published 19 days ago
    ISO—Same, Same, But Different

    ISO—Same, Same, But Different

    Welcome back to another blog! This week we're going over another component of our exposure triangle, ISO. ISO is an interesting concept; it's just as important as our other components, while at the same time it doesn't matter quite as much unless we're in the nitty-gritty's of it (in digital photography). Let's explore the basics and look at why understanding ISO and its subtle differences are important, not just for the shot we're trying to take, but also if we're looking to upgrade digital camera bodies. This blog is less aimed at what exposures are needed for what environments of shooting, but more to challenge incorrectly held beliefs on how ISO operates, and to hopefully provide you with a hunger to research ISO more. I will cover ISO from a more scientific perspective in the future, but for today let's look at why common belief is wrong.
  • Justin Clark
    Published 27 days ago
    Aperture (ƒ) - Filling Our Camera with Light

    Aperture (ƒ) - Filling Our Camera with Light

    Hello all, and we're back with another blog! Last week we went over shutter speed and how it affects our images, and talked a little bit about how it is a conveyance of time in our images. If you missed it, you can read it via the link below
  • Justin Clark
    Published about a month ago
    Why You Shouldn't Ask "What Settings Did You Use" as a Budding Photographer

    Why You Shouldn't Ask "What Settings Did You Use" as a Budding Photographer

    Disclaimer: This article is a thinking exercise, it doesn't offer much for technical advancement, but more for a philosophical metacognitive advancement.
  • Betty Gibbs
    Published 2 months ago
    How to Professionally Photo-Shoot Your Jewelry at Home

    How to Professionally Photo-Shoot Your Jewelry at Home

    When it comes to photographing jewelry or other small objects, it's very important to control some basic aspects in the matter of photography: careful lighting that helps to enhance and make details stand out to the eye; taking care of the composition so that the object doesn't look deformed and putting some hard work on the focus to have the maximum sharpness.
  • Sarah Trmmr
    Published 2 months ago
    Creative Blocks

    Creative Blocks

    If you've ever asked yourself just one of these questions, you're one of those creative minds who have experienced this phenomenon firsthand. It's about creative blocks.
  • Markus Hermannsdorfer
    Published 2 months ago
    Portrait Photography—Tips for Better Portraits

    Portrait Photography—Tips for Better Portraits

    The Best Camera for Portrait Photography
  • Mia Morales
    Published 2 months ago
    How to Set Up Your Own Photo Studio

    How to Set Up Your Own Photo Studio

    If a person has an interest in photography, and they want to make a job out of it, they can start their own photography business. There are some things that a person can do to have their own business and start a career as a photographer.
  • Gillian May
    Published 2 months ago
    Five Tips for Taking Stunning Portrait Photos

    Five Tips for Taking Stunning Portrait Photos

    Do you want to make stunning portrait photos that really stand out from the rest? Have you seen portraits that really have an impact and wonder how you can do the same?
  • Gillian May
    Published 2 months ago
    What's in a Face? The Best Advice for Taking Killer Portraits

    What's in a Face? The Best Advice for Taking Killer Portraits

    What's in a face? In short—everything. Here is my best tried-and-tested advice for taking killer portraits