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10 Things That You Need To Take Care of Before Starting a Photo Project
Solo exhibitions are the dream of almost every photographer. However, there’s a lot of hard work to be done before you can throw that fancy opening party! Putting together an artistic project like this takes much more time than you’d think. Let’s take a look together at the difficulties you might run into when setting up a photo project—and at some things that you shouldn’t forget when planning it.
How to Take Vacation Pictures: Not Like a Typical Tourist!
No matter where you’ll be heading for this year’s vacation, we’re sure you’ll be taking your camera. But you definitely don’t just want to bring back the same boring vacation snapshots as everyone else. We’ve got some useful advice and tips for you on how to immortalize your experiences in an original way.
How Do You Take on Smoke and Fire Photography? With an Eye to Safety—And the Wind.
Pictures that make use of colored smoke are very popular at the moment. And it’s no wonder! Colored smoke produces an impressive atmosphere that will keep people’s eyes glued to your photos. And how about trying fire in your photography? No matter whether you’re a photographer or a model, try something new and get some smoke and flames involved in your shoots. We’ll show you how.
What Should You Take to Weddings? Definitely Not Just a Camera!
Experienced wedding photographers don’t just carry photo gear. They also bring lots of practical gadgets that make their work easier and help them to handle tough situations. But what’s more, their heads are stuffed with tips that can make your first wedding shoot a whole lot easier! We’ve asked for these and compiled a list of things it pays to pack for every wedding shoot.
Photo Hacks: Create Impressive Backgrounds or Your Own Photo Tent
There are many photo accessories out there to help you work faster and get flashy effects. But most of them are expensive. Fortunately, solutions exist for replacing these expensive tools cheaply. Learn to create your own photo tent or diffuser, and you’ll never have to buy expensive product photography gear again. And that’s not all. Check out our series of tricks for getting great photos while saving money.
How to Photograph Concerts
Concert photography is among the more demanding genres, but it’s also among the more rewarding ones. It takes a little practice, but bringing great photos back from a concert in addition to a great musical experience means twice the joy. And I want you to have that joy, so I’ll be showing you a few tricks for taking great concert photos.
Multiple Lenses in Your Phone: What to Expect and What They Can’t Do
Mobile photography is seeing a boom right now. Manufacturers are constantly introducing new tricks and technologies that owners of traditional cameras could only dream of. How about several lenses in one phone? Sounds great, right? But not everything is as great as it seems. Let’s take a look at the benefits and drawbacks of multi-lens phones.
The Basics of Optics: How to Compare Different Lenses and Sensors
Photographers often think a lot about numbers, like the ones for aperture, lens, and ISO, while knowing very little about what’s really behind their pictures. Here’s a common-sense look at the critical, yet often quite confusing, relationships among different sensors, lenses, and final pictures.
Photographing Models in Different Environments III: Studio Photography
Sick of running around with your camera outdoors? Whether you’re cold or you just want a change of environment, sometimes it’s good to head into the warmth of a cozy studio. I’ll show you why every portrait photographer should give studio photography a try. A studio’s configurable flashes will give you almost unlimited control over light, which is a big advantage over photographing outdoors. And it’s so easy to get started. In this, the final part of my miniseries, I’ll show you that even in a studio, you’ll never be bored!