Backgrounds are a very important element for photography. You can use them to fundamentally impact a photo’s style and atmosphere. But many portrait photographers only focus on the foreground—their model. And that’s a shame! Don’t be afraid to experiment, to try to connect the model with their background, or to do the opposite and produce contrasts. You’ll see that it pays to be creative. Take inspiration from our article!
Right now, the first generation to have had its childhood captured digitally instead of on film is coming of age. Analog photography is slowly disappearing from the public consciousness, and it’s no longer simply natural to know how to work with traditional film. Want to get started with film, but don’t know how? Let’s take a look at your possibilities.
Old cars are already gorgeous in and of themselves. They’re going to look good in photos practically no matter how you photograph them. But how do you capture things so that they really, truly stand out? It’s enough to pay attention to the details and crank-start your creativity. We’ve prepared a few tips for you on how to depict vintage cars so that they’ll shine in their true beauty.
The photographer arrives at the wedding, enjoys a feast and good wine, occasionally presses the trigger between bites, and then charges an eye-rolling sum. We’ll bet you too have heard this stereotype in one form or another. Come join us for an overview of what all is reflected in a wedding shoot’s final price.
Each of our four-legged friends is different, but they all have one thing in common. They’re photogenic! We’ll show you tried-and-true tips and tricks for making your dog a first-class model. No matter whether you’re photographing a French bulldog or German Shepherd, you just need to stick to a few guidelines for your dog photos to look great.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.