Magic of Art Photography

What is it about art photography that moves people and invokes emotional responses? Often viewers themselves cannot determine exactly what causes this extreme response within themselves when presented with an image. Some of the most famous art photographers such as Ansel Adams, Anne Geddes or Dorthea Lange all had a specific topic or theme they […]

Camera Gear Safe

Especially in strange or difficult areas you should consider carrying your equipment in a universal unmarked holdall. This will reduce the chances of people knowing that your expensive equipment is inside. Ensure that you don’t leave equipment alone even for a minute. Especially when you are distracted, thieves will strike with lightening speed and once […]

Take Better Night Photos

Use Long Exposures The key to successful night photography lies in a long exposure. We’re talking about exposures measured in seconds. When a long exposure is used, more light is allowed into the camera, allowing the details in your night photo to be captured. The problem with using long exposures is that you may shake […]

Auto Exposure and Auto Focus

Exploring the information in slight more details it can be stated that auto exposure cameras are provided with a fixed focus lens or manual focus lens. These cameras are the simplest to set exposure. To obtain the correct exposure for a particular subject of photography, the only thing that needs to be done is to […]

Sharing Photos Online

To reduce the resolution, first open the picture in the editing program such as PhotoResizer, an easy to use software that you can download for free, from ShowYourPhotos.com. The next step is to open the Image Size or Resize box – usually located in the toolbar menu. If the pictures are to be printed, set […]

Modeling Portfolio Webites

Times are changing, and if you haven’t noticed, the world of modeling is taking roots on the web. There are a number of powerful resources at your fingertips to help you find opportunities. The hard part is figuring out what service will help you get noticed or help you promote yourself professionally. If you have […]

About Shutter Speed

The longer the shutter is open, the greater the amount of light that is let in. The more light, the brighter your image will be. Conversely, the shorter the shutter is open, the less light that is let in. Shutter speeds are typically recorded in fractions of a second: ½ second is a long shutter […]

Stock Photography

This type of photography is primarily used in printed advertisements, brochures, magazines, and websites, though there are many other ways it can be used. Stock photos are licensed in several different ways. The two most popular are Rights Managed and Royalty Free Stock. Rights Managed photography is the use of stock photos that are licensed […]

Avoid Shooting Mistakes

Bad framing. Nobody likes to see an actor whose head is cut off by the top of the video frame, but even fewer people like to see an actor with his chin cut off at the bottom. It’s important to maintain good balance in the composition of the shot, but the somewhat experienced amateur tends […]

Value of Wide Angle Lenses

Everyone has the “kit” lens that was packaged with their camera and then they go buy the 75-300mm zoom and then they are done. I knew I wanted the 18-200mm when I purchased my camera, but was on a waiting list, so the first lens I bought was the 10-20mm Sigma wide-angle. Wow. It gave […]