Five Helpful Camera Tips for Beginner Photographers

Five Helpful Camera Tips for Beginner Photographers When you're first starting out in photography, it can be a bit overwhelming trying to learn all the things that help you take better pictures and properly use and protect your equipment. This great video will give you five helpful tips to improve your images and make shooting easier. [ Read More ]

Make Sure Your Frame Is Dirty for Depth

Make Sure Your Frame Is Dirty for Depth There are plenty of ways in which video and photography technique overlap. One of my favorite ways to increase interest is to add things in the foreground, and with video, this can really add a lot of motion to the scene via a parallax type effect, while for photography, it can add depth. [ Read More ]

Don’t Miss That Magic Shot With These Five Tips

Don't Miss That Magic Shot With These Five Tips Making a photograph can be a painstaking process involving location scouting, test shots, lighting setups, model releases and so much more, depending on your subject. However, some subjects — such as wildlife, children, sporting events, and such — require a photographer to be much more nimble. That's why I try to follow a few simple rules to be ready for when that unexpected magic moment arrives. [ Read More ]

Quick Tips for Photographing Bridesmaids

Quick Tips for Photographing Bridesmaids Shooting the bridesmaids is one of the more significant parts of any wedding shoot, apart from photographing the bride and the groom. In fact, you never know, a few of them may end up as your future clients too. Here is Vanessa Joy for Adorama giving her two cents on prepping up to shoot the bridesmaids. [ Read More ]

Take Control of Skin Tones Using Curves in Photoshop

Take Control of Skin Tones Using Curves in Photoshop We all know what it is like to shoot in difficult lighting situations and to end up with shots where the skin tones of your subjects just look off. If you don't want to spend hours playing with a bunch of controls or spend a bunch of money on fancy actions and presets, then check out out this quick tutorial, which walks us through color grading for skin tones simply by using Curves in Photoshop. [ Read More ]

Improve Astrophotography Postproduction Using Photoshop’s Dust and Scratches

Improve Astrophotography Postproduction Using Photoshop's Dust and Scratches You've spent all the time outside late at night, photographing the stars, and now, you have these images with all the potential and you're about to process them. Before you simply dive into any normal routine for processing astrophotography shots, you'll want to check out this new tutorial by Milky Way Mike concerning how to use the Dust and Scratches tool to improve these shots. [ Read More ]

Tips on How to Photograph Motocross

Tips on How to Photograph Motocross I love photographing actions sports like surfing, skateboarding, cycling, MTB, and of course motocross and Supercross. Motocross and its cousin Supercross are great sports to photograph and are easy for fans with cameras to get close to the action. Read this first article of a three article series to get some tips to make your first outing or your hundredth outing a little more rewarding. [ Read More ]

Tips on How to Photograph Motocross

Tips on How to Photograph Motocross I love photographing actions sports like surfing, skateboarding, cycling, MTB, and of course motocross and Supercross. Motocross and its cousin Supercross are great sports to photograph and are easy for fans with cameras to get close to the action. Read this first article of a three article series to get some tips to make your first outing or your hundredth outing a little more rewarding. [ Read More ]