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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.

How To Use Color Gels in Studio Lighting
Most people have seen at least one or two shots that seem to have a burst of colored lighting that highlights a person's face. It's a beautiful look that emits emotion and is excellent for highlightin...
Leanna Davisa year ago
Tips for Creating the Best Long Exposure Photos
Like any type of photography, long exposure shooting takes time and practice to perfect. But with these ten tips for creating the best long exposure photos, your learning process has become much easie...
James Fangsa year ago
10 Stunning Alternative Process Photography Styles
Did you know that you can print your photos on other processes other than just film? It's true, you don't have to devote all of your photos onto boring film. There are tons of other alternative proces...
Penny Newtona year ago
Creative Mediums to Print Your Photos On
Paper isn't the only thing that you can print your photos on. There is a wide variety of surfaces and mediums where you can show off your best photos on. When you print your photos on paper, the only ...
Devon Thomasa year ago
How To Develop Film with Coffee
You may have heard the rumor that you can develop film using Orange Juice. Both Mythbusters and photography-loving forum members have argued that this is not the case. But you can develop film with co...
Tips to Improve Low-Light Photography
If there's one thing that always seems like such a shame, it's how beautiful some low-light scenes can be and how hard it can be to capture them on film. As a photographer, it almost feels criminal th...
Kelsey Langea year ago
10 Lightroom Hacks Every Photographer Should Know
Adobe's Lightroom is one of the top editing softwares on the market, and with this comes responsibility, lots to learn, and plenty of opportunities. From simply keyboard shortcuts to speeding up your ...
Black and White Photography Tips from an Amateur
From exposure settings to lighting, there's always tips that a professional photographer would give us. Most of the time, I consider myself an amateur, although my instructors and classmates (along wi...
Ways to Shoot Photos That Are Razor Sharp
If there's one thing that photographers always know what to do, it's figuring out ways to capture action in a photo. A photo that has action is one that often has sharp details that help the viewer ge...
Jennifer Violeta year ago
10 Tips for Taking Holiday Photos
Attempting to take holiday photos is almost impossible, only if you're trying to capture perfectly posed photos with everyone in it. It's nearly impossible to get everyone together into a couple of ph...
Leanna Davisa year ago
Common Portrait Lighting Mistakes to Avoid
Mistakes that both beginners and pros are guilty of, these are the top ten portrait lighting mistakes that you should avoid to perfect your craft. Discover what problems are affecting your work, and y...
Cato Conroya year ago
Tips for Shooting Waterfall Photos
Waterfalls are beautiful, and tend to be a perfect choice for nature photographers that want to have Instagram-worthy shots. In fact, many of the best nature photographers on Instagram choose to use w...
How To Shoot in the Rain
Photos taken in the rain and of the rain usually come out stunning. The photo is coated in rain droplets or the rain itself and they're the most mesmerizing photos you can come across and even take. F...
Sasha Konikovoa year ago
How To Photograph Seascapes
When done poorly, a seascape looks like a really terrible tourist photo—or just looks like some bold lines drawn on paper. When done the right way, a seascape can turn the world into a magical playgro...
How to Build a Travel Photography Portfolio
As an aspiring photographer, it's only natural for us to show our work. We want to show viewers how, what, and where we shoot, and our best skills in photography. From shooting portraits to products, ...
Jack Henstridgea year ago
Taking Your Own Wedding Photographs
When me and my wife were planning our wedding, one thing we always tried to keep low was cost, whether it was caterers, location, officiants, or accommodation. But one thing we couldn’t find was an af...
C.C. Curtisa year ago
10 Photography Tutorials Every Photographer Should Watch
When it comes to photography and trying to understand certain advice to make you a better photographer, most of us can only understand through visually learning. In fact, this is definitely a better w...
Leanna Davisa year ago
10 Tips for Shooting Black and White Photography
As one of the most romantic types of photography, black and white photography is something that every photographer should master. A concept that is not just turning a normal photograph into a black an...