When first starting out in photography, it is easy to fall into bad habits or get fixated on a single part of the overall process. Practicing simple and easy steps over and over is a sure way to build the necessary muscle memory needed to make the mechanics of photography second nature so you can spend more effort on interacting with your subject.
Composition is the backbone of the arts, so having a wide and varied arsenal of compositions can revolutionize how you shoot, as well as the quality of your shots.
If you like unusual camera gear, then this might be of interest to you.
If you have a portrait that is a little bland, or you're looking to add a skill to your retouching locker, this may be the technique for you.
With many Canon photographers making the transition from the EF DSLR mount to the RF mirrorless mount, there are questions over whether it's worth adapting your current glass, or selling it and replacing it with the RF versions where possible. So, how do they compare?
Working with couples, you want to be able to capture the connection they have, especially when it's their engagement or wedding portrait session. Here are a few things you can do to help make their session memorable and deliver amazing photos.
Capturing technically sound and compelling portraits take the confluence of a variety of skills. If you would like to improve your portraits, check out this fantastic video tutorial that is brimming with a wide variety of helpful tips and techniques.
Using strobe or flash lighting for the first time can be daunting, but it's easier than you might realize. If you're looking at trying it out, here's a beginner's guide to getting started.
The 50mm focal length on full frame cameras is a staple, but there are more options than ever before. So, which is the best for the Z mount, and is the quickest worth the cost?
Glasses can be the bane of a photographer's existence, ruining what would otherwise be a great shot with weird splashes of green patterns where your subject's eyes should be. But once you know how to work with them, it is not too hard to make great images that include them, and this helpful video will give you five tips to help you on your way.
Many of us are still stuck at home to one degree or another, but that does not mean we have to stop being creative. If you are at home with someone else, grab them and try out these five fantastic ideas for portraits.
It’s that time for the year for celebrating togetherness and if you’re fortunate enough to be with family during the holidays of this more than challenging year, it deserves a photograph.
Learn how to avoid these common portrait retouching mistakes in Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom to make your image editing look more natural.
Nighttime portraits can be a fantastic way to capture a different look and mood than a normal photo, but they present more challenging lighting scenarios simply because you cannot rely on natural light. If you would like to learn how to shoot compelling and well-lit nighttime portraits, check out this fantastic video tutorial that goes behind the scenes of a three-light shot that includes gels.
Children's portraits are a fantastic time to embrace your creativity to make a photo that shows the happiness of childhood. This excellent video tutorial will show you how to light, shoot, and edit a children's portrait from start to finish.