Making pictures of people who are good at their craft while they are doing their craft is one of the best subjects you can ever find. They are passionate, you
Levi Sim is passionate about making photographs and helping others make their pictures better, too. He’s a full-time photographer making business portraits and marketing and branding pictures for a living. He spends the rest of his time practicing all other kinds of photography and studying to be a better hunter. Read more of his articles here. And you can see more of Levi’s portfolio here.
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I found this infographic heartening because I’m always hearing about the devaluation of photography. But, according to this, it sounds like photos and images are still the most important tool for
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I know, I know, I’m always saying that the background is just in the back and the important thing is your subject. It kinda drives me crazy when photographers pull
Using a wide angle lens in portraiture is dangerous. Here’s why and one way to use a wide lens safely. What is foreshortening? Foreshortening is the effect that happens when
Panasonic has announced a new line of full-frame mirrorless cameras, a new lens mount, a new lens for micro four-thirds and the new Lumix Pro Services. Let’s take a look
I’ll keep this one quick. Each time you make pictures you are developing your own style. At first, this may be mimicking the look of other photographs you’ve seen —
I’m glad to see that Adobe are actively improving a really useful feature in Photoshop. Content Aware Fill has been a really useful tool for me, and if you haven’t tried
Candid portraits are often the first type of portraits photographers learn to make, and they are probably the most often requested by clients. When you view a candid photograph, it
A Facebook business page seems like business 101 for a photographer these days. You start making pictures for people, then immediately start a business page and load it with pictures and
It’s time for senior pictures and school portraits and that means facing one of the hardest subjects on the planet: Teenage boys. Now, brides are under stress, two-year-olds can’t sit
Many cameras have a button or menu item called Custom Settings (or something similar), but on the first 24 DSLRs I owned, I never used it. When I did try
Photographing large groups of people is the most challenging assignment you’ll get as a portrait photographer. Each person expects you to make them look great in the final portrait, but
As a new hunter, I’ve been devouring so much information available out there about hunting and I realized that I can contribute back by sharing some simple ideas to help
If you’re like most photographers, using a flash to make portraits is intimidating. Using available light is so simple that most photographers never dive into the world of using flash to
Making pictures while traveling is the best way to share your experience with others. But the best way to the have the best experience for yourself is to make pictures
Photographing large family groups is intimidating. There are so many people that you have to help look good and if you look at the big picture it can be overwhelming.
If you’re like me, you easily get caught up in the moment of making a picture and you may forget some simple things. Fortunately for me, I recently had photographer
I’m sure looking forward to PhotoPlus Expo, this fall. It’s a singular event with educators and vendors from around the globe gathering in one spot. You’ll be able to get
People standing right next to each other seem like they are close, but once you ask them to tilt their heads together you’ll see that they were really miles apart. Anytime
There is nothing worse than doing an extended shoot and suddenly running out of power in your camera battery. Inevitably, it’ll happen right when the mood is perfect and things