Photography Tutorials

How to Take Close Ups Without Using a Macro Lens

By: Michelle Ecker on October 21 2019.

Many photographers are under the impression that you can’t take close-up macrophotography shots if you don’t own a macrophotography lens. That is simply not the case. If you’re…
How to Photograph a Starburst Effect

By: Michelle Ecker on October 7 2019.

If you’re looking for an interesting photography project to try this weekend, photographing a starburst effect is a fun experiment.  If you’ve never heard of this…
How to Use a Lens Ball 

By: Michelle Ecker on August 6 2019.

If you’re looking for something different to try with your photography this weekend, consider attempting a refraction shot. Not to be confused with reflection photography
3 Ways to Become a Better Photographer

By: Michelle Ecker on March 15 2019.

Feeling unmotivated when it comes to your photography routine lately? If you could use a little inspiration, here are three simple ways you could become a better photographer in…
Take Better Close-Ups

By: Michelle Ecker on March 15 2019.

Want to improve your close-up photography technique? There are a few really simple adjustments you can add to your compositional routine in order to achieve better, clearer results. Let's get…
An Intro to HDR

By: Michelle Ecker on September 6 2018.

There is a common misconception among the photography community that HDR photography is in poor taste. Many people wrongly associate HDR with oversaturated and unrealistic, sloppy-looking images.
3 Mistakes You’re Making With Your Photography

By: Michelle Ecker on August 31 2018.

Do your photos often come out blurry and you aren’t quite sure why? This is probably one of the most common complaints we receive from amateur photographers looking to improve…
How to Work Around Low Lighting

By: Michelle Ecker on July 31 2018.

There are many benefits of working in low-lit conditions. For one, low lit images are extremely indicative of the mood. Let’s say you’re working on your food photography and you’d…
How to Take Better Panoramas

By: Michelle Ecker on June 19 2018.

One of the best techniques to try when it comes to capturing sweeping landscape photography shots is the panoramic perspective. Panoramic photography offers you the great ability to capture a…
4 Things Photographers Should Know About Light

By: Michelle Ecker on March 14 2018.

When it comes to creating a perfect outdoor composition, developing a better understanding of light is one of the best things a photographer can do to prepare. When you understand…