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Creating fun and unique portraits with a wide-angle lens
Wide-angle lenses typically aren't the first that come to mind for shooting portraits. But those of us who are yet...
The top micro wedding trends
(Editor’s Note: We welcome this guest post from Zach Schiffman. Zach is the owner of Studio Z Photo Booths in...
Understanding lens compression
Let's look at how focal lengths affect your subjects and the background of your images. What is lens compression? This...
How I got the photo: Spooky Spahn Ranch Zodiac Car
You are looking at a night photo of what is rumored to be the infamous Corvair Driven by Bruce Davis....
Professional models give posing tips for great self-portraits
If you're among the portrait photographers who have been stuck with shooting self-portraits, there's a big chance that you're frustrated....
How I got the photo: Preying mantis macro image
A beautiful morning dawned with sun shining. I filled the watering can to add moisture to my chocolate mint plants....
Portrait Tips: Event portraits need more tries
Sometimes I think that if I could spend every day making creative portraits that I'd be a happy and content...
Three easy ideas for family photos this fall
As the leaves change and the kids get excited for Halloween, fall is a beautiful time for family photos. The...
How I got the photo: The Corpse Bride, the smokin’ pumpkin
Completely inspired by Tim Burton's "Corpse Bride," this was the background for just one of my Halloween shoots last year....
Kids on Pics, episode 3: Rule of thirds
This lesson is more so about composition. Composition is a big word for kids. I like to explain the rule...
Portrait Tips: Pretty leaves don’t make a good portrait
This is a wonderful time of year. It's like the trees are throwing a big party for having survived another...
How I got the photo: Spooky ghost on a swing set
My friend has six acres of property pressed up against Topanga State Park in California. I visited there in September,...

The top micro wedding trends

(Editor’s Note: We welcome this guest post from Zach Schiffman. Zach is the owner of Studio Z Photo Booths in New York City. Studio Z provides custom activations ranging from photo and GIF booths, to 360 video booths, camera arrays,

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Understanding lens compression

Let’s look at how focal lengths affect your subjects and the background of your images. What is lens compression? This is the when you use a telephoto lens and things in the background of the image will appear larger and

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Portrait Tips: Event portraits need more tries

Sometimes I think that if I could spend every day making creative portraits that I’d be a happy and content photographer. Never having to shoot events, never having to photograph boring products, never shooting cookie-cutter headshots — it’d be Nirvana

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Three easy ideas for family photos this fall

As the leaves change and the kids get excited for Halloween, fall is a beautiful time for family photos. The colors will keep you warm all winter! Use the intervalometer on your camera for leafy shots An intervalometer trips the

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Kids on Pics, episode 3: Rule of thirds

This lesson is more so about composition. Composition is a big word for kids. I like to explain the rule of thirds to my kids as the place they position things in their photos. Sometimes it is not best to

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Portrait Tips: Event portraits need more tries

Sometimes I think that if I could spend every day making creative portraits that I’d be a happy and content photographer. Never having to shoot events, never having to photograph boring products, never shooting cookie-cutter headshots — it’d be Nirvana

Read More

Three easy ideas for family photos this fall

As the leaves change and the kids get excited for Halloween, fall is a beautiful time for family photos. The colors will keep you warm all winter! Use the intervalometer on your camera for leafy shots An intervalometer trips the

Read More

Kids on Pics, episode 3: Rule of thirds

This lesson is more so about composition. Composition is a big word for kids. I like to explain the rule of thirds to my kids as the place they position things in their photos. Sometimes it is not best to

Read More

Six tips to capture autumn colors

With the autumn season upon us, now is the perfect time to go out and photograph the abundance of colors that signify the changing of the seasons. Whether you’re in the city or out in the county, creatively capturing the

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