Men and Photographs: Getting Better Results

With the unprecedented popularity of cameras and photography, thanks partly to the proliferation of smartphones with built-in cameras and of affordable digital cameras, men are more likely to accept being photographed in casual situations. You may be asked to photograph the men in your circle of family and friends for…

When Converting Colored Photos to Black-and-White Format Makes Sense

With the proliferation of cameras including those in smartphones, people are more likely to take colored photos, edit them with the dozens of photos apps, and get their prints at Walgreens Photo. But most of these photos are in color, thanks to the idea that colored images speak more than…

Getting the Hang of Artificial Light: Pros and Cons

In another article, we discussed the pros and cons of natural light so let’s look at artificial light in turn.  Emphasis must be made that artificial light refers to strobes, continuous lighting, and flashguns, among others, which are man-made instead of being sourced from sunlight. Cost Unfortunately, cost is one…

Men and Photographs: Getting Better Results
With the unprecedented popularity of cameras and photography, thanks partly to the proliferation of smartphones with built-in cameras and of affordable digital cameras, men are more likely to accept being photographed in casual situations. You may be asked to photograph the men in your circle of family and friends... Read more
When Converting Colored Photos to Black-and-White Format Makes Sense
With the proliferation of cameras including those in smartphones, people are more likely to take colored photos, edit them with the dozens of photos apps, and get their prints at Walgreens Photo. But most of these photos are in color, thanks to the idea that colored images speak more... Read more
Getting the Hang of Artificial Light: Pros and Cons
In another article, we discussed the pros and cons of natural light so let’s look at artificial light in turn.  Emphasis must be made that artificial light refers to strobes, continuous lighting, and flashguns, among others, which are man-made instead of being sourced from sunlight. Cost Unfortunately, cost is... Read more
Shedding Light on the Pros and Cons of Natural Light
Photo means light so it comes as no surprise that light is one of the pillars of photography so much so that without it, there can be no photographs. Natural light from the sun is obviously the first source of light for photographers so much so that catching the... Read more
Putting Wedding Rings in a Beautiful Light
For soon-to-be-married couples, their wedding rings are a beautiful symbol of their love, trust and respect as well as their commitment to each other. You, as the photographer, have the responsibility to put such a potent symbol in a beautiful light and, in the process, contribute to the beauty... Read more
Learning Photography by Simplifying It First
As a beginner, you should always remember that photography is a craft that requires practice, practice, and more practice to master – and even when you have apparently become the master of the medium, you must continue learning because of the new technologies, techniques, and tools always coming along... Read more
Beginner Mistakes in White Background Shots
Excellent photos with white backgrounds appear easy to create but appearances can deceive. You just don’t place the object or subject in front of a white background, point the camera at it, and take the picture because there are several things that can go wrong, such as a brown-toned... Read more
Why Prints Still Matter in the Digital Age
The digital technology has certainly done wonders for photography and photographers with the likes of photo apps and disc storage as among the best tools of the trade. Indeed, the shift from analog to digital has largely been a positive experience. But while professional photographers and photo enthusiasts are... Read more
When To Take Your Engagement Photos
Congratulations! You have just become engaged to the love of your life. You will want to take great engagement photos to commemorate such a special event in your life, aside from sharing it with your family and friends. When then is the best time to take your engagement photos?... Read more
How to Look Good in Your Passport Photo
  What a lot of people sometimes forget is that when you’re taking a photo for any kind of ID, you’ll have to live with it for at least five to ten years. Looking good on paper isn’t just being vain, especially when it comes to your passport photo,... Read more