3 Different Portrait Lighting Styles You Can Use With Only One Light

Not everyone has access to a studio full of lights and sometimes we just have to make do with what we have available to us. As a portrait photographer, there are still a lot of great looks you can pull off even if you just have a single light source. We’ll talk a little bit more about some of the different lighting setups you can try with only one light, but first let’s briefly look at a couple of light source options.

           Tiffany Mueller
Categories: Tips and Tricks

10 Tips for Sharper Photos

One of the most important elements of a good photo is having the appropriate sharpness. In some cases you’ll want everything in the photo to be acceptably sharp, and in other cases you will want to use selective focus to one specific area of the photo that is sharp and take advantage of blur or bokeh in other areas, such as the background. Regardless of which approach you are taking, getting a sharp photo is critical.

Here we’ll take a look at ten things you can do to get sharper images.

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4 Tips To Help You Create More Visually Stunning Landscape Photos

Good landscapes are more than just beautiful scenery, the photograph has to be interesting. Once you find a photo-worthy view, it’s your responsibility as a photographer to capture it in a way that takes it from being just beautiful to being beautiful and captivating.

To accomplish this, there’s a number of factors to be taken into consideration. Some of them are technical aspects, while others are more theory, but here are a few tips you can use to improve your landscapes.

           Tiffany Mueller
Categories: Tips and Tricks

10 Habits of Successful Photographers

There are a lot of different things you can do if you want to improve your photography skills, and developing good habits is right up there with the best of them. If you simply do the same things and adopt the same habits as other successful photographers you will be well on your way to improving your own work.

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13 of the Best Websites for Photography Inspiration

One of the best ways to spark your creativity and to find inspiration for your own work is to browse the work of other photographers. This is especially true if you are just learning photography or looking to improve your skills. Fortunately, there are plenty of great websites that make it easy to find amazing photos very quickly. In this post we’ll highlight the best sites for finding inspiration. Any time you are looking for a creative boost or to find beautiful examples, check out any of these sites.

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How to Add Rain or Snow to a Photo

There may be times when you want to have a little fun with a photo and add an element that didn’t really exist in the scene. This isn’t going to be the case with the majority of your photos, but sometimes it can allow you to add an element that will enhance the photo in some way. You could add anything from light leaks, to sparkles, to rainbows, to bubbles, to snow and rain.

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Using Selective Focus To Create Compelling Portraits

For a concept as fundamental as selective focus, it is a tool photographers will continue to improve throughout their entire careers and one in which no app or machine exists to tell us exactly how to do it.

Sure, it’s easy enough to look at a potential photo and say, I want the subject’s eyes to be the main point of interest in this photo, I have to make sure the eyes are in focus. But then more questions start surfacing. Questions like, what else should be in focus? And, how do I make everything else actually fall out of focus or stay in focus? Suddenly, what seemed so rudimentary at first, is actually kinda overwhelming.

           Tiffany Mueller
Categories: Tips and Tricks