Southeast Asia Photography and Travel Tips

Southeast Asia is one of the most popular destinations for photographers to combine their hunger for adventure and great photographs. The locations are usually very budget-friendly, the people are very welcoming, and the locations, from the cities to nature, hold many unique surprises that you won't experience anywhere else in the world. To not be overwhelmed by all the … [Read more...]

10 Tips for Better Wildlife Photography

Wildlife photography is one of the more challenging genres in photography. So many things have to go right to capture a truly unique image, and often the photographer has no control over over those things. It doesn’t always work out, but when it does, the feeling is very rewarding. Here are a few simple tips to help improve your wildlife photography. All images by Grant … [Read more...]

Bike Photography: Ideas and Tips for Cycling with Your Camera Gear

As a photographer we all have problems relating to the traveling with camera gear. Is it light enough? Compact enough? Do I need this? What about that lens? And the list goes on and on. I am presented almost daily with this challenge, but on a new level! I am a cycling photographer, “and....?” I hear you say? Well I don’t mean a touring bike with 15kg of saddle bags and … [Read more...]

5 Ways To Be A More Creative Photographer In The New Year

Staying creative and innovative can be a challenge when you've been in photography for a while. At some point, you may get the feeling that you've taken every possible photo and that there's no reason to keep going. Because you've stopped growing creatively, you're at risk of losing your passion for your job or hobby. One way to rekindle your love for photography is to focus … [Read more...]

Helpful Tips for Shooting in the Snow

When snow begins to fall, you might not think that now is a phenomenal time to break out your camera and take photographs. But it is. The snow, like the rain, can give you unique scenes and beautiful subjects to photograph. However, snow also comes with some challenges. Your photos can end up colorless and disappointing if you don't use the right techniques. For a higher … [Read more...]

Creating a Sparkling Fairy Dust Scene in Photoshop

Have you ever stared in wonder at a magical fairyland image and wondered how the “magic” was created? How the pocket of light magically enveloped the subject, or how the sparkling fairy dust seemed to trail perfectly from the fairy wings? Fairy Dust Photoshop Tutorial Surely this can all be done in post-processing right? The answer is, absolutely yes! Let’s face it, … [Read more...]

Focus Stacking Tutorial: Photoshop and Lightroom Workflow

Mark Denney is a landscape photographer based out of North Carolina who also runs a YouTube channel covering Photoshop and Lightroom tutorials along with landscape photography focused gear reviews. One of his recent video topics is a tutorial on focus stacking, a post processing technique that enables you to create maximum depth of field within a photo without suffering from a … [Read more...]

75+ Helpful Fall Photography Tips

Fall (Autumn) is a favorite time of year for many photographers. The colors are spectacular, cloudy days still bring great photo opportunities, and the changing of the season brings out new photo ideas that may have been lingering all year long. The peak fall colors don't last long though so being prepared with your equipment, knowledge, and where you want to shoot is important … [Read more...]

Beautiful Pet Images and Photography Tips from Sarah Bourque

Sarah Bourque is an award-winning pet photographer based in Victoria, British Columbia who provides fun photo shoots of furry friends that aren't posed in a studio, but out where a pet is doing what they do best. Bourque's images are beautiful and authentic, and her passion for photography and animals is reflected in her work. Prior to focusing on photography full-time, … [Read more...]

New York City Images and Street Photography Tips from Joerg Schubert

Joerg Schubert, an amateur photographer from Germany, has been into photography his whole life, starting with his dad teaching him how to develop film. In recent years Schubert has gotten a little more serious about taking more pictures and has gravitated towards street photography, Fuji cameras, and wide angles. He recently took a trip to New York City, so we asked him to … [Read more...]