Leading lines is a photography composition technique that helps draw the viewer into the photo by creating a sense of depth. The eye is taken on a journey through the photo to a distant subject.
Are you working to improve your macro photography skills? Do you enjoy taking pictures of flowers and want to get better close up shots? Take the following tips to improve your pictures!
A halftone is a reproduction of a photograph or other continuous tone picture, in which only various-sized dots of black ink or ink of a single shade is used to connote color differences.
You don't need to be a professional photographer to sell your photos via microstock picture libraries. Learn how.
I thought you had to be a fine artist or a photographer, but not both. This is my excursion into the realm of Fine Art Photography and photo manipulation.
Cyanotype is a photographic process that produces cyan/blue colored prints. This hub what you need to create these old-fashioned type of photographs and how to do it.
Street photography tips and techniques for taking candid photos of people and objects in public spaces. Ideas for capturing moments of time with your camera and best practices for getting the shot.
A history of this quaint Lake Michigan beach front known as Pier Cove including tidbits, poetry and the wonders of mother nature enhanced with the author's beautiful photography !
Becoming a professional photographer takes years of dedication and a never-ending drive to excel at your craft by learning how to take excellent photos and how to market your work.
Your camera doesn't know what "white" looks like. Want to know how to teach it and take much better pictures? Come on in, let me tell you!
The use of photography in police work dates from 1852, when the Swiss Federal Government authorized the Department of Justice and Police to have photographs taken of all vagrant beggars found in cantons other than their own. In December 1854 the...
Good quality photos enhance an article, blog or other web page. Composition, exposure, focusing, depth of field and perspective are just some issues which should be considered when taking photos
Where do you start to painting a landscape? Plan it out using a limited gray scale of three values. Gives you flexibility to adjust composition, create interesting shapes, and establish tonal values.
If you are looking for beautiful images to include in your articles or designs and you don’t wish to buy it to use just once, here you can choose any of the 13 websites with free stock photos that...
Photographing the beautiful summer flowers growing in the front garden of the Greek Orthodox Church in Kingston, Ontario
Bokeh is a wonderful camera effect that can easily be changed by adding a cut out shape to take the place of the iris' normal circular shape.
This article discusses three potential elements that can make for a great sports action photo. Examples are provided for each. Readers are asked what they look for in a memorable sports action photo.
Animateed GIFs are all the craze. Learn how to use Photoshop to improve your animated GIF and change things like color and brightness.
Photography is not just a modern-day necessity, it can be an addiction! Sarah shares her ongoing experience with her favorite addiction: amateur photography. You don't have to be a rocket scientist to enjoy capturing the images you love. From kids to pets to nature, creating a living journal through photography is a project that will continue to reward you for years to come.
To start a photography business you need the ability to take pictures of family that people love, a few business skills and a heap of passion. I'll show money is not needed for a successful start-up.
Whether you are new to photography or have been shooting for a while, come learn the truth behind 10 common photography myths.
While journalists tend to focus on telling stories through words, taking some time to capture a compelling photograph can make a story come alive.
Lightning in a storm can be one of the hardest things to capture on a camera, but with the right gear and a little know-how, it can be a lot easier.
Did you think megapixels were the only determinants of resolution and sharpness? Think again! Follow my tips on taking sharper, crisper photos and you'll start noticing the difference right away.
Long exposure photography gives photos that silky smooth, smeared look that you find with moving subjects. Using a neutral density filter enables the photographer to achieve that result
More photographs were taken in 2016 than every year before combined. And there are more camera choices than ever. But how do you pick the one that suits you - and your style of photography - best?
Shooting in manual mode may seem difficult at first, but it really isn't once you understand what affects exposure. Manual mode also gives you greater control of the kinds of photos you can take.
How to get tack sharp images on every shot? Answer: Back Button Focus & Single Point Focus Selection.
Are you traveling to Walt Disney World in the near future? Read up on photo tips so that you can create beautiful pictures at the Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Animal Kingdom, and Hollywood Studios!
Len Rapoport International Press Association President and publisher of IMPress Magazine shows you how to take truly amazing photos with an inexpensive 50mm lens for your DSLR camera. You will learn how to get amazing Bokeh, the soft out of focus background, in your portraits and that means true professional results.
Willie Magtibay, nature photographer is a master of low light photography who captures with great precision and emotional depth any object he encounters along the way in the artists' haven of Baguio.
Give your image a 3D look with a page curl, or edge curl effect. While this can be done more easily in the full version of Photoshop, with the warp feature, you can accomplish a very reasonable page curl or edge curl effect in Photoshop Elements....
Troubleshooting lighting problems, and finding low cost video and photography lighting for under $30.
Creatively using camera angles and framing a subject are easy ways to add interest and variable perspectives in your photos. Different angles and interesting frames add a new dimension to images.
This hub is an offshoot of my product photography hub that focuses on backgrounds and props for product photography. I include over 20 different aspects to consider with photo examples for each.
Mow Cop Castle (folly) is a popular outdoor location for photographers of all skill levels from beginner to professional.
The golden hour offers magical soft light to create stunning images of landscapes, people, still lifes, and more. Learn to harness its powerful effects and take your photography to the next level.
Creative elements of basic composition in landscape photography and when to apply them in your photos.
This article is about how to take stunning jewelry and other small item product photos. I include tips about equipment, camera settings, lighting, editing, backgrounds, tips for Etsy, and more.
The Canon EOS 500D DSLR camera Twin Lens Kit is in my opinion the ideal 'entry level' Digital Single Lens Reflex Camera on the market today!
Learn how to use the settings on your camera to your advantage when shooting in manual. Create photographs that surpass the amateur standard.
I can think of more things I have heard unthinking people say to my husband and me as photographers, but I wanted to keep the list short. Here it is, things you should not say to a photographer.
Are you overwhelmed by the choice of digital SLR lenses? Follow this guide to make your choices easy and painless, and avoid costly wrong purchases!
Although photocopiers are used to capture flat documents, with a bit of ingenuity it's possible to use one as a really good camera to photograph larger objects in an artistic manner.
Here are a few posing "rules" that need to be followed in order to take a picture from ok, to amazing. This isn't a list of poses, but general guidelines to look out for on set.
Has the digital age destroyed photography as an art form? Find out why we need to be printing more photographs.
I have always loved fairy tales. There is something about the magical lore of fairies, elves, gnomes, and goblins that expands the imagination. I created these little photo fairy images here.
The best budget lens for wildlife photography is a zoom lens. It will get you a variety of shooting distances all in one lens. I know what one will give you the best photos at the lowest price.
This article is for cardmakers who happen to have a blog and want to learn how to take the best photos of their greeting cards so that they look professional.
Shooting with film is a simple, fairly inexpensive way to view a new environment differently and challenge yourself while traveling. Pick up a camera and a few rolls for your next trip!
Step by step guide to make a studio photo light box from recycled materials on a shoestring budget; ideal for great product photography, e.g. to take gorgeous photos of small objects just like a pro.
Frustrated with the quality of your iPhone photos indoors and outdoors? Learn how to master the camera phone and use it to its best potential in any setting with these tips & tricks from a pro.
I was able to clean the black, sticky residue off the grips of my old canon dslr. Now that the rubber coating has been removed, I can start taking professional photos again.
So how do you safely take a photo of this eclipse? Well you really need a few pieces of gear to be safe and get the best image possible.
With that said film taught me a lot. For one thing I had to push myself to make the next shot better, and the next one even better than the first one.
There are some differences in how we see things, colors, shapes, textures and everything around us and how these same things are seen by a camera sensor and translated into photographs
Do you have summer photography sessions scheduled this year? Make your photographs complete with fun props, accessories, and backdrops for infants, children, couples, and families.
Are you trying to decide which DSLR camera lens is the right lens for you? Learn how to use buying guides, reviews, product comparisons, and more to make an educated decision about your next purchase.
Does the copyright of a photo belong to the photographer? Not necessarily. The US Courts were asked to determine whether a selfie taken by a monkey is in the public domain and free to use.
A solorized photograph has been exposed multiple times during the development process, effecting the light and shadows of the photos.
Starting tips to enjoy your Diana camera and take great photos. No more disappointment once your film is developed!
Overlay Mode is one of the most used Layer Mods in GIMP 2.8. Learn how to edit your photos in minutes and improve contrast using Overlay Layer Mode.
Sometimes I take my camera, and I don't know what to do with it. I just really want to take a nice picture! Is this where you are right now? Check out my 100 ideas to beat "photographer's block!"
Photography can be a very rewarding hobby, and with a few simple tips, it’s one most people can easily get started with, no matter what kind of camera they have.
Setting the camera bulb mode provides numerous opportunities for creative long exposure photography. Photographing lightning, night sky photography, and light painting are possible through bulb mode.
Within this article is discussed good habits and ideas for picture-snapping folks who wish to become better at the profession and art of digital photography.
You can earn money on the Internet by selling your photos to royalty free image stock agencies. This hub outlines which are the best sites to upload to and gives advice on what to upload.
Read this and I'll show you how to place yourself multiple times in a photograph. It's fun and not that difficult.
Every photographer will at some point have to deal with low light situations. Mastering the camera and image composition in low light photography provides a challenge for getting a sharp image.
Forget your cell phone "selfies" and take your self portraits to a whole new level of professionalism and creativity!
Capturing birds in flight is one of the most challenging and rewarding pictures you can ever capture because, usually, there’s no second chance.
But the vast majority of those just starting make these simple mistakes which can be easily avoided with some practice and by being aware of the situation
Taking starry night photos of the Milky Way is one of the more satisfying nighttime photography projects. This tutorial will teach the basics of taking images of the stars with a digital camera.
As one of the three pillars of photography, ISO is an important setting to master when shooting manual. Learn what ISO is about and how it works.
Are you interested in helping your kids become better photographers? From taking local classes to learning basic composition techniques, your children will be improving their skills in no time.
When photographing yourself or your family, have you noticed that some women look fabulous all the time and others (possibly yourself) just take terrible pictures? Here is why.
This is a review of Konica Minolta Maxxum SLR (film camera) lenses and their compatibility with the Sony Alpha, Sony Nex and Sony Alpha Nex E-Mount line of DSLR (digital) cameras.
Continuous light and flash are methods for lighting a photography project when more than ambient lighting is needed. Learn which method is better suited for different photography scenarios.
This fall make your photography sessions complete with fun props, accessories, and backdrops. There are ideas here for babies, children, couples, and families including maternity and wedding options.
Every year thousands of photographs are submitted to pictorial photographic exhibitions by entrants who hope that their pictures will be considered good enough to be accepted for hanging. The experts chosen by the organizers to perform the task of...
You love taking pictures. But one thing is for certain, you will quickly realize how much you don't know about photography in the first place.
It's easy being a better photographer. Follow my 10 easy tips and techniques and bring your photography skills to the next level
The sunlight shining on the water droplets clinging onto an unidentified conifer after an early morning rainfall produced a radiant subject for a photographic study.