Category: Photography

5 Simple But Impactful Tips for New Photographers

As you’ll surely find as you get more and more involved in photography, it’s a fun hobby and one that will bring you endless joy. You’ll also find out that it can get a little overwhelming… By that I mean that there’s just a lot to learn. From composition and lighting to camera gear and learning how to use...

Why You Need to Shoot in Program Mode

One thing that I found so difficult when I was learning photography is trying to figure out all the different modes on my camera dial and how they worked. Back then, YouTube wasn’t a thing, and there weren’t exactly a lot of photography websites to give me tips, either. I shot in full auto mode for far too long...

Tips for Tack-Sharp Landscape Photos

I’d say that of any genre of photography, landscapes have to be the most popular, right? I mean, that’s not to take anything away from portraiture or cityscapes, wildlife or macro… Each of those is certainly a worthy pursuit. But landscapes seem to have the hearts and minds of more photographers (myself included) than the others. I think part...

How to Photograph 5 Challenging Types of Light

Something I go on and on about is how photography is all about light – that’s no secret. Without light, there is no image. As photographers we’re used to looking for an interesting subject to shoot, but consideration always needs to be taken as to the type of light you’re dealing with. And some types of lighting are more challenging than...

How To Shoot Awesome Yearbook Photos Every Time

Yearbooks serve as an excellent, pictorial record of the past year in the life of a student. The highs, the accomplishments, the challenges, etc. Yearbook photography is big business as the end of each school year approaches, as a yearbook covers everything from academics and sports to student life and social activities. Safe to say, photographers have many chances...

11 Great Tips For Taking Photos In Direct Sunlight

Taking photos in direct sunlight is often like oil and water, right? For a lot of beginners and even advanced photographers, direct sunlight is a no-no when taking photographs and they often avoid it. In fact, one of the first tip someone might give you about taking pictures in direct sunlight is don’t. That is to say that if you...