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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.

  • Iggy Paulsen
    Published 2 years ago
    DIY Guide to Taking Beautiful Product Photography Shots

    DIY Guide to Taking Beautiful Product Photography Shots

    If you're looking to make money off of professional photography, then you've got your work cut out for you. It's harder than ever to make a living as a professional photographer, primarily because anyone with an iPhone has the equipment necessary to make great shots.
  • Dan Styles
    Published 2 years ago
    Shooting Portraits: Best Camera Angle Techniques

    Shooting Portraits: Best Camera Angle Techniques

    It seems that nowadays everyone owns a DSLR. The world of photography is more accessible than it has ever been with the help of digital technology and cheaper prices. We all have memories to capture or a story to tell, but what is the most effective way to represent your story. The superficial objects in your photo may offer a basic explanation but many other factors are noticed when an audience looks at your work. In most cases, those superficial details will be noticed first. For portraits, this would be the model displayed in the image. After registering this first element, the audience then begins to conceptualize a story. This is where things like colour, pose and camera angle become apparent.
  • Penny Newton
    Published 2 years ago
    How To Take the Perfect Polaroid Picture

    How To Take the Perfect Polaroid Picture

    I absolutely adore my Polaroid camera. Not only are the pictures fun to take, but I love displaying the photos all over my room. I try to bring my camera almost everywhere I go in the best camera bags for traveling in case I come across something that's worth taking a photo of.
  • Riley Raul Reese
    Published 2 years ago
    10 Tips for Shooting Macro Photography on Your iPhone

    10 Tips for Shooting Macro Photography on Your iPhone

    If there's one thing that Apple can proudly say, it's that it has created a smartphone that takes photos that can be as beautiful as the ones taken by DSLRs. You can even download mobile photo editing apps to finish your post-processing while on the go.
  • Kelsey Lange
    Published 2 years ago
    Tips for Shooting iPhone X Portraits in Low Light

    Tips for Shooting iPhone X Portraits in Low Light

    We all know that even if you've committed every tip for iPhone X photography to memory, smartphones still can't always be reliable for producing the best quality photographs. This is especially true in low light. But if you're an iPhone X user, you're in luck. As one of the best phone cameras on the market, the iPhone X has a feature designed specifically for capturing portraits: their innovative "portrait mode."
  • Scott Miller
    Published 2 years ago
    Tips on How to Find the Right Wedding Photographer in Kent

    Tips on How to Find the Right Wedding Photographer in Kent

    Choosing the right wedding photographer is no easy task. This is especially the case when you consider the fact that you just can’t know what to expect until you see the pictures after the wedding; definitely not like tasting the cake before the day! However, it is worth noting that you can take some steps to ensure that you choose the right wedding photographer in Kent by following some proven tips.
  • Kelsey Lange
    Published 2 years ago
    10 Tips for Taking the Best Portraits on Your iPhone

    10 Tips for Taking the Best Portraits on Your iPhone

    Your iPhone might just be your next ticket to fame in the photography world, you never know! We have discovered 10 of the best tips and tricks when it comes to capturing portraits on your iPhone.
  • Kelsey Lange
    Published 2 years ago
    10 Tips for Photographing Wildlife With a Drone

    10 Tips for Photographing Wildlife With a Drone

    Aerial photography is a tough skill to master as it is, but including wildlife into the mix is just one next step. We have come up with a list of the most important tips for photographing wildlife with a drone, from the basics of aerial shooting to specific tricks about capturing the best shots of wildlife in their natural habitat.
  • April Demarco
    Published 2 years ago
    10 Creative Polaroid Manipulation Techniques to Try

    10 Creative Polaroid Manipulation Techniques to Try

    Using the help of tools, heal, water, and even fire, these 10 Polaroid manipulation techniques are sure to amp up any photographer's skill set. With some of the coolest end results, these methods will transform your photography with your own hands.
  • Sandra Piddock
    Published 2 years ago
    Are Your Photographs CRAP?

    Are Your Photographs CRAP?

    A few months ago, I attended a presentation on photography for websites and articles. The presenter made us all sit up and take notice from the start by saying we should all produce CRAP images for our content. Then he explained that he meant all accompanying images should be Clear, Relevant, and Aesthetically Pleasing.
  • Ossiana Tepfenhart
    Published 2 years ago
    How To Use Color Gels in Studio Lighting

    How To Use Color Gels in Studio Lighting

    Most people have seen at least one or two shots that seem to have a burst of colored lighting that highlights a person's face. It's a beautiful look that emits emotion and is excellent for highlighting a person's cheekbones. Unless it's a shot done outdoors near neon lights, chances are the effect you're looking at is done using color gels.
  • Leanna Davis
    Published 2 years ago
    Tips for Creating the Best Long Exposure Photos

    Tips for Creating the Best Long Exposure Photos

    Like any type of photography, long exposure shooting takes time and practice to perfect. But with these ten tips for creating the best long exposure photos, your learning process has become much easier.