When a day job inspires someone to get into photography, it’s usually because the job is dull or uncreative. Photography becomes a form of escape or an avenue for creative expression. However, for landscape photographer Matthew Dartford, buying a camera was actually part of his job. As a digital illustrator, he works with photography almost daily. Although […]
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Composition is perhaps the most crucial element of your photos. Great composition can make you seem like a pro, while poor composition does exactly the opposite. Even if everything else is perfect, poor composition can make your photos look amateur and incomplete. The beauty of your photography depends on composition, but don’t give up if […]
There are many reasons that photographs end up a bit less sharp than desired. Sometimes the subject moves slightly and blurs the scene, but other times it’s something to do with camera settings and the photo setup. Aperture One of the first things to consider when taking a photograph is your aperture settings. Aperture usually […]
Portraits are one of the most popular photography genres. Selfies, pictures of family/friends, and snapshots of strangers get posted every day on social media. How can you make your portraits stand out from the rest? To increase the impact of your portraits, try out the following 5 tips. 1. Change Your Perspective Perspective is one of […]
Indoor sports are notoriously hard to photograph. This challenge comes from a combination of three factors. First, the action in a sport is typically fast and difficult to capture. Second, the lighting conditions of indoor sporting events are generally poor. There’s not always enough light, and the type of light creates bad coloring in photos. […]
Iwona Podlasinska is a Polish photographer whose pictures capture the magical world of her two boys and two nieces. Although she’s been taking photos for a long time, the birth of her first son inspired her to start taking photography more seriously. She bought a nice camera, but still had no idea how to create […]
While many people believe that the trick to getting great landscape photographs is having the right lens or the proper setup, there are few successful images that don’t benefit more directly from composition than anything else. A landscape photograph can have remarkable clarity and sharpness and ideal lighting, but utterly fail due to a lack of adequate composition and content.