Category: Photography

When you do photoshoots, it’s important not to overlook the background.  It’s amazing what a difference a background can make to the appearance of your image – whether it’s a portrait or a still image.  The background can detract from or bring forward important features you want to highlight in any image. Keep It Simple […]
If you like to take pictures of food for a blog, or just to share with your friends on Instagram, you can improve your food photography with just a few tweaks: Lighting Is Key It’s important to be careful with lighting for food.  The lighting you use for food is backlight as it will help […]
One of the hardest jobs for a photographer is shooting moving targets.  Not only is it hard to catch them in the frame, but it’s also hard to keep the image from blurring.  Thankfully, there are a few tricks of the trade that you can learn. Use Autofocus If you have a digital camera you […]
When you take close-up photos, a shaky hand and bad lighting show up even more.  Thankfully, there are some things you can do to perfect a close-up photo, whatever the subject matter is. Set Up the Subject Matter Put the subject matter where you want it to be first, so that you can move the […]
Few things are better than taking pictures of nature.  Even amateur photographers gravitate towards taking pictures of nature because it’s easier to get a good picture, with the right approach.  After all, nature is the most magnificent work of art, and you want to do it justice with your pictures.  There are a few ways […]
One of the trickiest aspects of photography is using a wide-angle lens. With a wide-angle lens, it more closely approximates the way we actually see the world. Most of us can see a little bit on each side of any scene. A wide-angle lens is great for capturing landscapes, and sometimes people use the “fish […]
Some cameras offer the ability to save images as raw files versus JPG files.  If you plan to do a lot of editing, the best choice is to save them as raw files.  While JPG is the most widely used file format for images, saving in raw format allows you to see all the raw […]
Taking family photos at home is a common Christmas pastime for that unique, yearly greetings card or family newsletter.  Of course, you want to share your family with everyone.  Sadly, sometimes the pictures leave a bit to be desired. Let’s try to help you get the right shot at the right time that you are […]
Imagine travelling to beautiful and exciting destinations all around the world, trying delicious food, meeting interesting people and seeing some of the best views that nature has to offer. Imagine taking photos of everything you see and making money from the entire adventure. Imagine even getting paid to travel by the person who hires you […]
Taking photos outdoors makes a photographer’s job a lot easier.  Most of the time (unless it happens to be a bad weather day) the natural lighting and backgrounds, help to make your job so much easier. Set Up Shots Ahead of Time Having a plan for the type of shots you want to take is […]