Category: Photography

The Basics of HDR Photography

HDR, or High Dynamic Range photography, is one of the newest genres in the ever-growing art of photography. This new type of photography has been made possible by the latest technology and continues to evolve as more and more photographers...

/ October 20, 2010

Light Painting: A Primer

Many photographers are unfamiliar with the subject of light painting, although this can be used to produce mind-blowing and reality-defying photographs. Light painting is a technique that allows photographers to use a light source, usually movable, to draw a picture...

/ October 1, 2010

Taking Tasty Food Photos

Food photography is getting to be an increasingly lucrative field. With ‘food porn’ almost as popular as its less savory namesake, cookbooks, websites, and blogs now realize that there is a high bar for even amateur photography. Whether you are...

/ October 1, 2010

Architectural Photography Tips

If you look around your daily life, so much of what you encounter visually is some sort of architecture. From historic buildings to the work office building in which you work, we encounter manmade architecture on a daily basis. In...

/ September 30, 2010

The Basics of Bokeh Photography

Bokeh photography is a technique that is becoming more and more popular among photographers and customers alike. This technique, which is named for the Japanese word for “blur” or “haze”, allows the subject of the picture to take center stage,...

/ September 30, 2010

Heavenly Head Shots

Although head shots may seem like a very specialized field of photography, they are actually one of the most common pictures taken of people. Not only are headshots common in the field of portraiture, they are used in a variety...

/ September 29, 2010

Stock Photography Tips

Stock Photography: A Photography Genre with Real Income Potential Stock photography, to those who have mastered it, is one of the most lucrative types of photography. Numerous companies are looking for stock images to sell to magazines, newspapers, and private...

/ September 29, 2010

Sports Photography Tips

Capturing the Action: Ten Tips for Exciting, Compelling Sports Photographs Sports photography is one of the most commercial and therefore the most lucrative fields. Fortunes have been made capturing that single exciting moment. Not only is this a field with...

/ September 28, 2010

Aerial Photography Tips

Few of us can afford to charter a jet just to get that perfect shot, but most of us find ourselves in an airplane, hot air balloon, or even at the top of a really tall building occasionally. There are...

/ September 28, 2010

Taking Photography to the Streets

We see street photography all around us, in magazines, periodicals, and even museums. However, many photographers are reluctant to break into this exciting and dynamic field. In many ways, creating street photography is like filming a documentary in still life,...

/ September 27, 2010