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The vital how-to's for photography enthusiasts: how to create the perfect camera setup, capture the perfect picture, edit your photos and beyond.

12 Shooting Tips for New Photographers
Finding good shooting tips for new photographers can be tough. A lot of guides go too basic and others gear more toward professionals. I'm pretty new to the world of photography, but as a beginner, I'...
Harrison Galgut24 days ago
Making Sharp Portraits
Over-sharpening images is a very common issue with portraits, but it doesn't have to be; proof shown above.
10 Best Photography Books for Beginners
Within the pages of the best photography books for beginners, one can find tips and secrets on everything from shutter speed to depth of field, written by some of the best professional photographers. ...
E. NATASHA2 months ago
6 Tips for Pre-Wedding Photography
To capture the journey of love, is one reason people do pre-wedding photos today. Doing a photo session before the wedding day, has become a trend that many couples do. The concept of photos also vari...
Lovelli Fuad2 months ago
12 Amazingly Free Resources to Learn Photography on the Internet
It can get kind of difficult to learn on your own. First of all, motivation is hard to come by. If you’re not part of a photography club, you’d have to come up with your own ideas. And photography is ...
Nikkie Evans3 months ago
10 Tips for Helping Models Pose
Standing in front of a camera is nerve-wracking. It's one thing to smile and "say cheese," but it's an entirely different story when you are standing in front of a camera in a studio. I've been on bot...
Becky Street4 months ago
Photography Project Ideas: Car Window
Capture Stunning Bokeh Just by Focusing on Rain
Ginny Dorsey4 months ago
Storytelling from Behind the Lens
Currently, the phrase "lifestyle" is all over; practically every place you look; much like the term "vintage" but aside with that. In reference to Wikipedia, Lifestyle photography/videography is a sty...
Ossiana Tepfenhart4 months ago
10 Amateur Photography Mistakes Everyone Makes
What makes a photograph look professional? Is it using one of the best DSLR cameras? Is it using the best 20mm film? Of course not! You can take amazing photos with an iPhone that would be worthy of s...
Desti Diaries4 months ago
My Top 5 Tips for Amateur Photographers
Even though I have been doing photography for about seven years I still consider myself an amateur because there’s just so much I don’t know yet. Since there is such a vast amount of people who consid...
Ossiana Tepfenhart4 months ago
How To Become a Famous Photographer
Helmut Newton. Steve McCurry. Annie Leibovitz. These are names that anyone who is a photography student will recognize as one of the greats. Being a famous photographer is just about as glamorous as i...
Stephen Green5 months ago
5 Tips to Taking Better Photos
I love photography. LOVE it! Few things make me happier than grabbing my Canon 80D and hitting the streets in search of the perfect pic to capture or playing around with Photoshop and Lightroom to rea...
Hailey Elise5 months ago
The Basics Every Beginning Photographer Should Know
So you’re wanting to get into photography? Well, here’s where to start.
Ossiana Tepfenhart5 months ago
10 Ways to Become More Photogenic
Back when I was in my 20s, I made a living as as model. I was thinner back then, but realistically, I wasn't the best-looking person around. Rather, I knew something that many people are only beginnin...
Morgan E. Westling5 months ago
10 Ways to Become a Better Photographer
If you want to become a better photographer and create great photos, you’ll need to take the time every day to practice with your camera, study your subject matter, and shoot film that is inspiring to...
Becky Street5 months ago
Photography Project Ideas: Rain Reflections
Make the most of horrible weather by capturing unique photographs in the rain. People may think you're a little weird, as you’ll be pointing your camera at the ground for pretty much most of this project but I promise you, it will be worth it in the end.
Morgan E. Westling5 months ago
Worst Photography Mistakes People Make
Great photographs are hard to come by. It takes skill and knowledge for beginner photographers to stop making common mistakes, start paying attention to photography tips out there, and turn those bad ...
Harrison Galgut5 months ago
In the above image is a portrait of the Student Scout & Guide Organisation (SSAGO) working on the Aberystwyth Club's records. This task is probably not one of the more interesting tasks to photograph,...