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A Guide to Photographing Celebrities

By Tom Miles on August 5th, 2013

Taking portraits of celebrities is something many photographers aspire to — the shots look great in the portfolio, and it adds a bit of excitement. I’ve been lucky enough to…

8 Framing Secrets for Creating Interesting Portraits

By Drew Bittel on July 29th, 2013

The easiest way to turn your ordinary images into beautiful and interesting portraits is to pay attention to the composition of your shot. Where you place your subjects and how…

Five Easy Ways to Jumpstart Your Photography Presence Online

By Evgeny Tchebotarev on July 23rd, 2013

It’s no secret that photos are probably the most powerful medium known to humans. In just the past few years, photography as a hobby has exploded, putting technology in hands…

Seven Tips for Better Travel Photos

By Kristen Duke on July 12th, 2013

I love to travel. Seeing different parts of the world is so eye opening, educational, and fun! Every time I plan a trip, I start getting excited about the pictures…

Using Available Light in Dark Settings: Shoot Like a Pro Without All the Extra Lighting

By Christina Craft on July 9th, 2013

It's pretty exciting that the new wave of DSLR cameras allow us to photograph in very low light with little grain. As a wedding photographer, I love that I now…

Five Reasons Your Indoor Photos are Blurry

By Diane Gilleland on July 1st, 2013

Your digital camera may perform magnificently in outdoor sunlight, but when you try to shoot close-up subjects in indoor light, everything looks slightly fuzzy. Why is that? Well, there are…

Are Workshops Worth the Price of Admission?

By Evgeny Tchebotarev on June 26th, 2013

Let's face it, photography is a pretty addictive hobby. You start with a camera and a few lenses, and then get into a world where you need an L-plate, remote…

7 Unorthodox Tips for Explosive Fireworks Photography

By Chris Corradino on June 19th, 2013

Fireworks displays can be a wonderful opportunity to create powerful photographs. My goal is to break away from the traditional imagery and capture something totally unique. To get started you…

Five Tips For Making People Comfortable When You Photograph Them

By Kristen Duke on June 14th, 2013

I've been a portrait photographer for nearly ten years, and pretty much without fail, my subjects feel awkward and unsure of themselves at the beginning of a shoot. It's my…

How to Take Better People Pictures: Get Close

By Drew Bittel on June 11th, 2013

"If your pictures aren’t good enough, you are not close enough." Robert Capa When I first became a photographer, I realized that many of my photographs were wider shots. I…