How to Find Your Stolen Photos Online

How to Find Your Stolen Photos Online If you work as a photographer long enough, your pictures are going to be used without your permission somewhere. Tracking down where that's happened can be tough, but this great video will help you in that endeavor. [ Read More ]

You Should Study Bad Art

You Should Study Bad Art When we talk about studying photography and film, there's typically an unspoken understanding that we're referring to examining highly acclaimed work. It does us a lot of good to examine work at the other end of the spectrum, however. [ Read More ]

14 Things to Do Before You Take a Picture

14 Things to Do Before You Take a Picture It can be easy to pull our cameras out of our bags and start shooting, leaving the fate of the shoot to our post-processing skills and imagination after the fact. However, to really ensure we always get quality images that match our vision, it's important to be prepared. Making a habit of these 14 things will ensure that you consistently get those shots. [ Read More ]

Finding Success as a Photographer

Finding Success as a Photographer If you are like me, and many others, you love photography. It is something you think about constantly and wish it could sustain you full time if at all possible. So you set out to become a photographer and then… [ Read More ]

How to Pose People Who Aren’t Models

How to Pose People Who Aren't Models For many photographers, the majority of their subjects aren't models and aren't trained in posing. And so, it falls to the photographer to really be able to guide the subject to finding suitable looks. This great video gives you some quick tips on how to do just that. [ Read More ]

Capturing Elusive Animals with Camera Trap Wildlife Photography

Capturing Elusive Animals with Camera Trap Wildlife Photography As the number of people interested in wildlife photography continues to grow, and the capabilities of modern equipment expand the boundaries of what is possible, many of us are seeking new ways to produce work that is fresh. This has meant exploring new techniques and searching for untapped frontiers in wildlife photography. This trend has led to a rapid increase the number of people interested in using camera traps. [ Read More ]

Shooting Landscape Photography in Fog

Shooting Landscape Photography in Fog I personally love fog; I think it adds a beautiful otherworldly element to images. This great video walks you through the process of working in fog and finding compositions that are enhanced by the murky environment. [ Read More ]

Shooting Landscape Photography in Fog

Shooting Landscape Photography in Fog I personally love fog; I think it adds a beautiful otherworldly element to images. This great video walks you through the process of working in fog and finding compositions that are enhanced by the murky environment. [ Read More ]

How to Get the Perfect Portrait Angle as Proven by ‘Science’

How to Get the Perfect Portrait Angle as Proven by 'Science' Surprisingly small changes to the position of your camera can actually make your images much more successful. Ed over at Photos In Color decided to set himself the challenge of trying to make the perfect headshot in studio conditions. While keeping the lighting and the camera distance from the model the same each time, various heights and angles were tested and carefully captured so the differences could be compared. [ Read More ]

Does Your Photography Website Really Work?

Does Your Photography Website Really Work? My background was in design and web development before I was a photographer. So in my eyes, it's easy to see a connection between design and photography, and how that should translate to a photography website, however I am still surprised at how many photographers’ websites are very much behind the times. Mostly because most photographers are not designers or programmers. I see them using flash, or splash (intro) pages, saying “click here to enter website.” I want to talk about some basic practice that is absolutely essential in today’s world of websites. [ Read More ]

5 Camera Movements That Can Help Move the Story

5 Camera Movements That Can Help Move the Story For just about any filmmaker, whether creating short commercial videos or full-length films, there are countless tools that need to be utilized to tell a story visually. Camera movement is one of the more technical tools that can be both powerful and overly misused. The talented team over at CineFix has put together a detailed breakdown with plenty of examples that explain several key important movements that can help a filmmaker move the story along. The video talks about the voice of the camera and how it can both be informative in itself or silent, forgotten by the details it Continue reading "5 Camera Movements That Can Help Move the Story"