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How To Throw Flour At A Model And Keeping the Studio Clean (Hint, by Cheating)

You know those photos where you throw flour or pigments at models? I know you do, because we just featured some the other day. While those are a lot of fun to make, dealing with flour on the floor is definitely not an easy task. Benjamin von Wong who did this a few years back said [...]Show More Summary

Why photographers don’t give clients RAW photos

We’ve covered this topic before, but it’s always worth a second mention. RAW photos. Specifically, why photographers don’t share RAW images with clients. In one of her latest videos, photographer Jessica Kobeissi shares a collection of anecdotes and analogies explaining why it’s beyond reason to expect photographers to hand over their RAW files. Rather than [...]Show More Summary

Apple CEO Tim Cook Mocked for Tweeting Terrible Photo of Super Bowl 50

While Peyton Manning will be remembered as the star of last night’s unforgettable Super Bowl 50, Tim Cook has been receiving a fair share of attention after sharing a photo from the game. Unlike the Broncos’ quarterback, however, Apple’s CEO probably won’t want to remember this event, as the snide comments poured in criticizing his [...]Show More Summary

5 Creative Ideas to Improve and Inspire Your Photography

If you are a photographer who takes pictures day in and day out, perhaps because it is your livelihood or you are a keen hobbyist, there are times when you may want to digress from the day to day, and do something new on your day off. Show More Summary

Quick Overview of How to do Macro Photography

In the photography domain, macro photography is defined as the art of magnification of subjects. It is a very interesting form of photography, which seems to have an application in almost every genre. For wedding photographers, it’s a...Show More Summary

Short Video Pokes Fun At Useless Photoshop Tutorials

One of the most amazing things in this age we are leaving in is the availability of information. What used to be highly regarded trade secrets is now instantly available as a tutorial on youtube. Sadly, this creates a whole new issue of knowing how to separate the good from the crap. Youtuber Sugar Zaza shares [...]Show More Summary

8 Steps To Creating A Fantasy Lighting Effect

One of my ABSOLUTE favorite things to do in Photoshop is to play with lighting effects. Whether that be to make something glow, create a spotlight sort of effect, or set my hands on fire, I’m always so impressed with the many ways Photoshop allows you to alter lighting. Because of the skills I’ve gathered for [...]Show More Summary

Ready for its close-up: X-Pro2 defines a new era of video for Fujifilm

Video has previously been one of the great weaknesses of Fujifilm's X-Trans cameras but that's all changed with the X-Pro2. We've shot our test scene, pounded the streets of New York and captured all the visual clichés we could, to show...Show More Summary

These Two Photos Will Make You Instantly Understand How The Inverse Square Law Works

When I started to use artificial lighting, The Inverse Square Law was my nemesis. Not only it is not intuitive, but it is also not linear, and visualizing how a strobe distance from a subject will impact the photo is not trivial to say the least. Photographer Derrick Bias shared a few priceless photos that show [...]Show More Summary

Drone Footage Reveals the Devastation of Syrian Cities

The Syrian civil war is often mentioned in news headlines due to the massive immigrant crisis it caused in Europe, but unique drone footage reveals the devastation of Syrian cities, reminding the world that Europe is handling a side effect of the real problem. Offering an otherwise unattainable point of view, drones are being used [...]Show More Summary

List of Resources for Making a Photography Website

I’ve just made a new photography website for my fashion, portrait, and event photography. This meant researching the different options currently available (as of December 2015) for creating photography websites. So whether you’ve just...Show More Summary

Quick Tip: Add A Voice Channel To Your DSLR Using A Mini Mixer For $50

If you are doing a lot of run and gun, you may be recording sound directly to your camera. Now, without going into the question if this is a good practice or not, most DSLRs will limit you to one stereo channel with a 3.5mm mic plug. But, there is a way around it, and [...]Show More Summary

How to Add a Texture Overlay to Your Images for a Stunning Effect

Adding a texture overlay to your images is an amazing creative tool. It adds another dimension of depth in the image; it makes it dreamy and adds a painting flavor. It also creates a timeless feeling, especially useful when you want to give a vintage look to your pictures. Show More Summary

Tokyo Drifter: Editorial and commercial photographer Alfie Goodrich on working in Japan

Tokyo Drifter: Editorial and commercial photographer Alfie Goodrich on working in Japan Azusa by Alfie Goodrich First published in 1991 at the age of 23, portrait photographer Alfie Goodrich has been shooting primarily in Japan since 2007. Show More Summary

How To Make a DIY Honeycomb Strobe / Flash / Speedlight Grid with Straws

So, this article is for stylish-or-so (mostly wedding) photographers on a budget; if you were looking for a DIY honeycomb speedlight grid that is sleek, easy to mount and efficient, to use on your strobes during balls, parties and any low light dynamic situations that you might face during your events, you might be interested in this [...]Show More Summary

7 Reasons Why a Tripod is a Travel Photographer’s Best Friend

Nobody enjoys carrying a heavy tripod around all day. Whether it’s in a busy city, or on a long arduous hike, tripods can be a real inconvenience, and yet they are one of the most essential pieces of equipment for any travel or landscape photographer. Show More Summary

4 Steps to Creating Images With More Meaningful Composition

If you wonder what composition really means, it is basically what elements you choose to put in a photograph, and where you decide to place them in the frame. When composing a photograph you need to consider several things: What is the...Show More Summary

Framing fashion with Dixie Dixon

At the age of 20, most people are just beginning to figure out what careers they want to pursue. Dixie Dixon got an early start in photography, so by 20 she had years of experience under her belt and a clear direction in mind – fashion photography. Show More Summary

Heavy hitter: Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM first shots

Sony has made some strong claims about its new G Master lens series. Unveiled earlier this week, the FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM is one of three in the lineup to make its debut, giving Sony's full-frame mirrorless customers a fast, constant standard zoom for the first time. Show More Summary

Photographer’s self portraits make her one with nature as animals eyes replace her own in ‘Animeyed’

When her work isn’t being shown in the Saatchi Gallery within the Louvre or in an advertisement for Adobe, Flóra Borsi is behind the camera or computer, capturing and compositing fine art images to share with the world. In one of her more recent series, Animeyed, the Hungarian photographer brought together animals and self portraits [...]Show More Summary

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