10 Ways to Improve Your Photography This Year

10 Ways to Improve Your Photography This Year

These exercises can change how you see photography.

 
Candlelit Portrait: Photography Activity

Candlelit Portrait: Photography Activity

This is an indoor portrait taken in near darkness, resembling a birthday cake shot.

 
Tips For Taking Better Food Photos

Tips For Taking Better Food Photos

A good photo can make food look even more delectable than it already is.

 
The Importance of a Focal Point

The Importance of a Focal Point

A focal point is the part of an image that draws the eye.

 
 

Photography Tips & Tutorials

A Street Photographer’s Guide to Photographing New York

A Street Photographer’s Guide to Photographing New York

New York City is one of the great meccas of the world for photography, and it’s a place where every photographer should try to explore at least once in their life. From the state of the art skyscrapers, to the old ornate architecture, to the people and the fashion, there is a never-ending amount of […]

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Ghosting: Combining Long Exposures & Flash Photography (Video Tutorial)

Ghosting: Combining Long Exposures & Flash Photography (Video Tutorial)

While using long exposures in the field, have you ever captured a ghost within your photographs? While you may not be haunted by spiritual specters, objects in motion often appear transparent and obscured by blurring when the shutter is opened for an extended period of time. While some individuals aim to create dramatic results by […]

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The First Photographs of the Nuclear Bombing of Hiroshima (Video)

The First Photographs of the Nuclear Bombing of Hiroshima (Video)

Second Lieutenant. Russell Gackenbach was an aircraft navigator aboard the Enola Gay. During the closing stages of World War II, he and the rest of the crew of his aircraft had to execute a mission that ultimately forced Japan to make an unconditional surrender. Their mission was to drop the first atomic bomb on the […]

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Using Histograms in Photography

Using Histograms in Photography

The trick with taking pictures is getting the exposure correct. The exposure is a product of the ISO, shutter speed, and aperture. How can you tell if your exposure is correct? You might say, “Look at the back of the camera, and just look at the image. It looks fantastic!” I hate to tell you this, […]

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How to Shoot a Timelapse in Direct Sunlight with an ND Filter

How to Shoot a Timelapse in Direct Sunlight with an ND Filter

Few people dislike a bright day filled with sunshine. However, many photographers eventually come to the realization that their cameras’ preferences don’t necessarily align with their own. A “perfect” day presents problems like glare, making it rather difficult to shoot at slow shutter speeds or shallow apertures without overexposing all of the details in an image. […]

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Multiplicity Photography Ideas

Multiplicity Photography Ideas

Forming identity and finding individual definition is a lifelong process that’s rarely discussed. Yet fine artist Johnny Tang has few hesitations when it comes to tackling the subject head on. Through a series titled World of One, he addresses the multiple identities he’s adopted over the years as an Asian American quite literally. Stitching self portraits together, Tang […]

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