Photography Techniques

  • How to Take Pictures of the Moon

    Have you ever wanted to impress your friends with amazing images of the moon and her amazing craters? This article gives you some basic tips and tricks to get you on the right track. By using only your camera and a tripod or with a telescope, you...
    By Scerakor May 31, 2011 

  • Lighting a Portrait in the Studio

    The lighting for a portrait in a studio setting should be worked out prior to your actual shoot. By using portrait lighting diagrams you can do this quickly and easily; ensuring that you have the right equipment and everyone is aware of how the set...
    By Zoe Van-de-Velde May 30, 2011 

  • Shrinking The Real World in Photography: Tilting and Shifting

    Making the world smaller is the guiding principle of this type of photography. If you have ever wanted to shrink your world to the size of a toy then you can discover here how to do this with a perspective control lens.
    By Zoe Van-de-Velde May 28, 2011 


  • Photographing the Male Nude: Robert Mapplethorpe and Duane Michals

    Robert Mapplethorpe and Duane Michals both have photographed the male nude but used entirely different photographic techniques and approaches. Incorporating the methods of these photographers you can create your own stunning photographs of men.
    By  Zoe Van-de-Velde May 27, 2011 

  • Portrait Photography Lighting Techniques

    This article covers three simple but versatile portrait lighting techniques. These tips are useful for professionals and advanced amateurs.
    By Caroline Thompson May 27, 2011 

  • How to Photograph Storms

    Don't put your camera away when bad weather strikes. Use these how-to tips and techniques to photograph storms and violent weather of all types - and do it safely and sensibly.
    By Larry M. Lynch May 27, 2011 


  • Black and White Portrait Photography

    Black and white photography is gaining popularity in the portrait market. Learn some photography techniques for creating black and white fine art portraits.
    By Caroline Thompson May 25, 2011 

  • Fill Flash Demystified

    Fill flash is one of the easiest to use, yet often ignored, photography techniques. This article explains the basic concept of fill flash and provides tips on how and when to use fill flash to help you take better pictures.
    By A. Jitesh May 24, 2011 

  • Smoking Permitted: An Interview with Photographer Graham Jeffery on Smoke Photography

    Who would have thought that combining an incense stick, black velvet, a dark room and camera could result in some of the most amazing and creative images ever to be seen?
    By Rhonda Callow May 24, 2011 

  • Concert Photography – How to Take the Best Pictures at Any Performance

    No matter what kind of entertainment you might like you can easily take great concert photos using these simple-to-apply tips and techniques. Whether for personal pleasure, for sale or to complete a concert photography assignment, here's the scoop...
    By Larry M. Lynch May 24, 2011 
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