Tag: using

Tips for Using Patterns in Photography

Patterns are basically just repeated shapes, objects or colors either ordered in precise formations or just random designs scattered across a scene. The important thing about patterns is that they create images that are very pleasing to the eye and add a new dimension to your photos. Photo by Sharafat Khan; ISO 100, f/4.0, 1/200-second […]

Read more

Tips for Using Contrast in Photography

Good photography depends far more on skill than it does gear. Good cameras don’t guarantee great photographs, and several professional photographers have been known to shoot with disposable cameras. The secret to great photography is rooted in having a solid understanding of the technical elements of photographs and how they interact with one another. photo […]

Read more

Using Telephoto Lenses for Landscapes and Cityscapes

It’s pretty standard to use a wide-angle lens when shooting landscapes. You get more detail by capturing more of the scene and you build a stronger relationship between your main subject in the foreground and the space in the background. But, we’re all about doing things differently here. We love it when rules are broken […]

Read more

Using a Retoucher to Take Your Photography Further

Now I know there have been countless articles posted about why retouching is important, or why it’s downright frowned upon. But imagine, as a photographer, being able to free up so much more time by outsourcing the editing to a trusted retoucher. [ Read More ] Fred van Leeuwen Click Here to Check out The […]

Read more

Tips for Using Fishing Line for Photography Tricks

Most serious studio photographers are known to keep an eclectic mix of props and tools close at hand. They like to be prepared for any situation that may come their way. And there’s one thing in particularthat no creative photographer should go without. To the outsider, it may seem strange, but few things come in […]

Read more

Let’s Have a Laugh! – Using Humor in Photography

Go on! You know it is good for you! Let’s have a laugh! This article is about using humor in photography. Clearly, somebody has something to laugh about – even in the rain. This article is not so much Five Handy Tips, as it is more a case of Three Gentle Nudges. Maybe you are […]

Read more

How to Photograph People Outdoors Without Using a Reflector

Subject: Kota Wade You just got booked for a marvelous portrait photo shoot out in a gorgeous natural landscape. You run out the door, with camera gear in tow. Then you arrive at the location, the fresh air filling your nose, the beautiful natural world flourishing all around. You meet with your lovely portrait subject. […]

Read more