Demolition Derby For Photography Doldrums

Many photographers tend to find themselves photographing the same subjects over and over. This is definitely not a bad thing, since finding a niche and being good at it is

Portraits – Good Expression

When you are photographing people one of the most important things you will want to capture is their expression. The last thing people want to see is something that looks

Food Photography

One thing that I really like to photograph is food. It combines two things I love to do – take photos and cook! Here are some things to keep in

No Upgrade – No Problem

I am a full-time photographer and camera gear is very important to me. I obviously need a camera, lens, and a few other accessories to successfully take a photo, but

Dragging The Shutter

The image above was photographed with a Nikon P5100, ISO 800, 1/15th @ f/2.7. I have never been a fan of on-camera flash as the main light-source for a photograph,

Wedding Photography: The Woman’s Touch

Post by Rick Sammon – Here in an excerpt from my recent book, Digital Wedding Photography Secrets, which was illustrated by my friend Stephanie Smith of 831 Photography (www.831photography.com). The

Painting with Light

Photo and post by Rick Sammon Here’s a technique called “painting with light.” It is fun and easy and creative! It can turn a boring shot taken with a flash

Toilet Seats, Photography and SEO

Post by Allen Murabayashi Editor’s Note: I have been very impressed by the research that PhotoShelter has done on photographer’s websites and SEO. Few if any companies are providing this

Photographing Children

I consider myself primarily a “people” photographer, and most of all I love to photograph children. Photographing kids and babies can be a lot of fun, but also can be

Light Painting

(NOTE: This is a special post contributed by guest poster Lisa Bettany.) Even if you are not familiar with the term light painting, you’ve probably already experimented with it. Have