Top 10 Wedding Photography Blogs

Top 10 Wedding Photography Blogs

In the past few months I have nurtured my love of photography with a healthy dose of blog browsing. I am hoping that by submersing...
In the past few months I have nurtured my love of photography with a healthy dose of blog browsing. I am hoping that by submersing myself in the most beautiful wedding photography on the internet, I might learn a thing or two and develop it into my own sense of style and business one day. I actually will be listing more than 10 blogs on here, but 10 is a nice, round number that people appreciate more than 12 (which is the number that I actually have bookmarked to visit on a daily basis and will be sharing with you...
Tips on Photographing Kids for a Professional-Looking Picture

Tips on Photographing Kids for a Professional-Looking Picture

Photographing kids is top priority for many parents. With just a few tips, you can get a professional shot on your own. Photographing kids can...
Photographing kids is top priority for many parents. With just a few tips, you can get a professional shot on your own. Photographing kids can be easy and fun!Photographing Kids: Comfort in front of a cameraThe amount of reactions you can get when photographing kids is varied. Some kids will flash fake smiles while others will pout. Many times these shots are not what you are looking for. One aspect of photographing kids is making them feel comfortable in front of the camera so that you can catch natural emotions.For those children who love to show off then let them...
How to Make Money from Photographing Construction Sites

How to Make Money from Photographing Construction Sites

If you like photography and own a good camera, it could be hard to decide where to put your skills into a profitable use. Think...
If you like photography and own a good camera, it could be hard to decide where to put your skills into a profitable use. Think no more! Here is a wonderful idea for any photographer. Take pictures of different stages of construction of a building and sell them to the builders. If you get good at it, you can even turn this into a full time business. Usually, builders don't take photographs of the construction progress. This is actually helpful for them because they can use the photos for remodeling. So you could sell your set of around 100 photos...
The Invention and History of Photography

The Invention and History of Photography

The history of photography can be traced back to the efforts of Sir John Herschel. He was the first man to use the term in...
The history of photography can be traced back to the efforts of Sir John Herschel. He was the first man to use the term in the year 1839. This was the same year when photographic processes and all possible information related to photography were made available to the common man. The term photography is mainly derived from Greek literature. It implies a synthesis of light and writing. The concept of photography gained popularity only after the synthesis of two popular processes of science. Interestingly, the concept of photography was not known to anyone till the time these two scientific processes...
Must-Have Apps for Photographers

Must-Have Apps for Photographers

Digital photography makes refining and correcting photos so much easier. Many photographers touch up their photos on the computer before sharing them anywhere. There are...
Digital photography makes refining and correcting photos so much easier. Many photographers touch up their photos on the computer before sharing them anywhere. There are many complicated programs which you can use to modify and touch up your photos. But there are also a number of smaller, simpler, and just as powerful programs. Whether you are looking to organize your photos, clarify them, or add professional-looking effects, here are four applications you can download for free (either a demo or the full thing).Neat ImageDownload it here.Neat Image comes as either a plug-in for photoshop (it works in Paint Shop Pro...
Sports Photography Equipment Tips

Sports Photography Equipment Tips

CameraWith the exception of a few sports, this is the world of fast action photography. This means fast shutter speeds, fast "emulsions" (ISO's), fast continuous...
CameraWith the exception of a few sports, this is the world of fast action photography. This means fast shutter speeds, fast "emulsions" (ISO's), fast continuous shooting rates, and fast lenses. The first two, fast shutter speeds and high ISO's, are available in most prosumer d-SLR's and compact cameras, so you should have no problem.The last two, fast shooting rates and fast lenses, are not widely available. Many mid-level d-SLR's can deliver only around three frames per second (fps), and burst rates of around 10 to 20 images. If you intend to shoot fast action regularly, better invest in a camera...
Photography Lighting Considerations: Pictures with a Colourful Impact

Photography Lighting Considerations: Pictures with a Colourful Impact

Master photographer, Andreas Feininger emphasizes that light and color can achieve one of three goals: It can be natural. It can be accurate. It can...
Master photographer, Andreas Feininger emphasizes that light and color can achieve one of three goals: It can be natural. It can be accurate. It can be effective.A photographer can attain these goals by using the manner in which light changes throughout the time of day to the photo's advantage. Weather variations can also be used to create special eye-catching photos. Natural lighting will affect the mood, tone and depth of colour in your pictures.Photography can be said to be a process of playing with light and color. The time of day you take photos will ultimately affect final results –...
Photographer's Guide: An Exploration into How Your Camera's F-stop Works

Photographer's Guide: An Exploration into How Your Camera's F-stop Works

You have a single lens reflex camera but don't really know much about how it works. Here is a lesson plan to get you on...
You have a single lens reflex camera but don't really know much about how it works. Here is a lesson plan to get you on your way to understanding how f-stops work.This exercise is a variation on an assignment from a 200 level college photography course. Having taught college level art courses for over ten years, I have created processes that teach through doing rather than through watching or listening. Following the process outlined below, you should be successful at having an educational experience to build upon.Choose a scene to photography. You are going to photography this same composition many...
How to Make Money as an Amateur Photographer

How to Make Money as an Amateur Photographer

Digital photography has opened up the world of photography to professionals and amateurs alike. Nowadays, amateur photographers can easily get their foot in the door...
Digital photography has opened up the world of photography to professionals and amateurs alike. Nowadays, amateur photographers can easily get their foot in the door to the photography field, mostly thanks to the Internet. The most important thing, however, is to put together a portfolio of your best work.There are many stock photography websites where you can submit your work and earn revenue. Some of the best websites include BigStockphoto, Dreamstime, Fotolia, iStock, and Shutterstock.Some tips about these sites: If you submit photographs of people, you must have those people sign a model release form• If you cannot get a...
How to Photograph Large Groups of People

How to Photograph Large Groups of People

While photos of large groups of 15, 50 or more people cannot always deliver the intimacy sometimes seen in photos of smaller numbers of individuals,...
While photos of large groups of 15, 50 or more people cannot always deliver the intimacy sometimes seen in photos of smaller numbers of individuals, they can and must deliver subjects with pleasant facial expressions and no face blocked by another face. By following the tips below, photographers can take better group photos. Try to photograph outdoors. Natural light outdoors is more even and pleasing than artificial lighting and eliminates the need for the photographer to experiment with lots of indoor lighting setups. A cloudy or overcast day is best. If it is sunny, the photographer will have to work...