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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.

  • Rijan Hamidovic
    Published 4 days ago
    Through My Eyes

    Through My Eyes

    I started with street photography the moment I picked up the camera, actually I borrowed the camera from my friend Maja. It was some kind of Sony DSLR I remember, did the job. I was so excited, and the first thing that I shot was the people on the street. That was it.
  • James A. B.
    Published 18 days ago
    How to Win in a Photo Contest That Makes You Feel Happy

    How to Win in a Photo Contest That Makes You Feel Happy

    Are you a professional photographer or an amateur who wants to know how good you are?
  • Jonas Maier
    Published 23 days ago
    5 Tips to Create Better Pictures for Your Instagram

    5 Tips to Create Better Pictures for Your Instagram

    When using Instagram to grow your personal brand, it’s essential to build up an audience that is engaged and loyal to you. But how can you ensure these followers engage with your posts and, in turn, help you to grow as a business or personal brand on visual oriented platform such as Instagram? Three words: Quality Instagram content. In the following, I would like to share my personal top five tips that you can apply in order to create high-quality shots in order to build an engaging audience.
  • Harrison Galgut
    Published 29 days ago
    Getting Great Holiday Shots

    Getting Great Holiday Shots

    Dear Holiday Slideshows,
  • Justin Clark
    Published about a month 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 about a month 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 about a month 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 3 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 3 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 3 months ago
    Portrait Photography—Tips for Better Portraits

    Portrait Photography—Tips for Better Portraits

    The Best Camera for Portrait Photography