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Early on in my career as a photographer, I found certain things that I most enjoyed about the job.
During my studies for my Graphic Design diploma, Photography 101 was a required course, and that was the start of my passion for photography.
I remember walking into Bathhouse Studios in New York for the first time. I remember walking into Bathhouse Studios in New...
I love color. I seek it out, and fill my frame with as much as possible. It's a continual and consistent theme in my work.
The fact is, most professional photographers use some form of automatic settings for the majority of their work.
Our eyes are amazing light receptors—much more amazing than even the top-of-the-line digital SLRs.
Your camera’s Scene modes are for amateurs, right? Not really.
As photographers, we generally fixate on things such as focus and light, making sure our subjects are correctly lit, allowing for details to be crisp and clear.
If you recently went to the movies, watched TV or surfed YouTube videos, chances are good you've seen some time-lapse photography.
Ann Elliott Cutting carves out time from her busy schedule as a commercial assignment photographer to make the images that she's inspired to make.
We all enjoy creating on-location portraits.
Even though I've been using Adobe Photoshop for 20 or so years, and have been teaching the program in my workshops for about 10, I'm still amazed by its capabilities.
My photography career began 30 years ago as a photojournalism student in college. My photography career began 30 years...
January is a time of reflection.
Making a great black-and-white print starts with successful exposure and processing, but it doesn't end there.
I was a film photographer long before—and even after—digital photography became mainstream.
Long-term archival solutions are problematic.
Of all the questions I get about the basic how-tos of photography, the one that's asked the most is how to get that creamy, dreamy background.
Mobile devices have been a boon for photographers because they've brought portable portfolios to the road and instant connectivity for building fan bases, keeping up with social media and maintaining business workflows no matter where you're located...
In portraiture, there's a temptation for some photographers to use several lights, with the goal of creating a dramatic portrait.
Nik Software's HDR Efex Pro 2 is one of the top applications for creating high-dynamic-range images, and the new version upgrades the original in many ways.
I remember my first big telephoto lens. I remember my first big telephoto lens. I was living in a small cabin in Alaska, working as...
If you devour Flickr and YouTube videos on photography, you probably know about the "paint with light" photography technique—it's really more of a lighting technique.
I believe that nothing is ordinary, that everything and everyday life can be seen as art. EDITORʼS NOTE: The image...
We can take many different types of portraits: soft, dramatic, pleasing, fun, low-key, high-key and so on.
If I had a nickel for every time I decided not to go out in bad weather with my camera, I'd be a rich man. If I had a nickel...
When I teach a workshop, I encourage my students to take the sharpest picture possible. When I teach a workshop, I...
One photo can tell a story. The elements within the frame convey feelings through composition, light, texture and color.
No matter what you're shooting or how you're shooting it, there are a few areas in which almost every image can be improved.
Whether you're motivated by the great prizes, exposing your images to a big audience of fellow photo enthusiasts or the possibility of being published, entering a competition can be a rewarding part of being a photographer.