Tag: guide

New: Bokeh & Depth of Field Masters Guide

Imagine having the knowledge to confidently create beautiful background blur, in any situation with any lens. Creating Beautiful Background Blur is a new comprehensive technical training guide on the subject of depth of field – filled with in-depth tutorials and secrets to creating gorgeous, creamy, bokeh background images. And best of all, today we were able […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Crop Factor

In the photography world, whether you just became a part of it or you have been shooting for a while, the term crop factor is something that comes up very often. Since there are so many cameras and camera systems available now, this term is very popular in product specifications, marketing materials, articles, books, and […]

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The First and Last Guide to Cleaning Your Camera You Will Ever Need (Cringeworthy)

Don’t do this! Are your lenses so dirty you need to do color correction every time you take a shot? Do you change your lenses so often that the noise in your photos is due exclusively to sensor dust?  Ever wonder how to return your camera to an out-of-the-box shine before reselling it on Ebay? […]

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Island paradise: A travel photographer’s guide to Tahiti

Summer probably isn’t the time of year when we’re all dreaming of getting away to an island paradise to sip colorful drinks on the beach by day and take photos by golden hour… that yearning is gonna hit hard around January. But last August travel photographer and Resource Travel editor Michael Bonocore escaped to the […]

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New: The Advanced Composition Photography Guide at 52% Off

This new in-depth guide rolls years and years of practical knowledge, condensed into 184 pages packed with training, illustrations, and assignments. Advanced Composition goes far beyond knowing what composition is… (or, even knowing what the tools of composition are). With this guide you will learn to SEE light, shadow, lines, curves, space, repetition, and focal points. […]

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The Amateur’s Guide to Photography

Don’t Read the Manual OK, I’m assuming you all know how to take a photo with your camera and have fully read the manual… …nope, nor did I! You got your camera out of its box and charged it up and started snapping on auto ASAP. “Canon EOS 60D DSLR” captured by Jung-nam Nam I’m […]

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A Beginning Photographer’s Guide to Light

Lighting plays a crucial role in photography. It can bring a photograph to life, it can generate effects, including spectacular shadows or silhouettes, or it may have a distinctly negative influence by creating unwanted glare and reflections. “Following the Sun” captured by PictureSocial member Irina Oreshina This is a quick guide to introduce the beginner […]

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