Photography Shooting Tips


Behind the Scenes of a Newborn Shoot

Ana Brandt behind the scenes as she photographs a client in their Newport Coast home in California. Baby Quinn … [Read More...]


Jon Willey on How To Shoot Sports with Mark Wallace

Jon Willey is interviewed by Mark Wallace of Adorama TV to discuss how he shoots those great Arizona Diamondbacks action photos. … [Read More...]


Tutorial – Dramatic Cinematic Theme Portrait Lighting

Ben Sant of BTS Photography peels back the curtains to teach us how to light a dramatically cinematic scenario in this latest video tutorial. … [Read More...]


Understanding Auto Focus Differences in Digital Cameras

Matthew Gore explains the different types of autofocus used in today's camera and understand how each of them work so you can get the sharpest images possible with accurate focusing with your digital camera. … [Read More...]

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Post Processing Tutorials


Retouching Landscape Photos with Lightroom 5

Serge Ramelli over at shows you how to tweak landscape, particularly sunset, photographs in Adobe Lightroom for stunning results. … [Read More...]


Quick and Easy Photo Blending Tutorial with Photoshop

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Quick and Easy Skin Smoothing Using Apple Aperture 3

Apple's Aperture 3 has so many features that Mac-using photographers will find very handy. Here's a tutorial from ProTips channel on how to quickly enhance portraits using skin smoothening tools. While this isn't the ideal way to correct skin … [Read More...]


Quick Selective Sharpening in Photoshop for Beginners

Justin Seeley of shares a very useful and important skill to learn when sharpening images. In many situation, we don't want everything in an image to be sharpened uniformly, so utilizing this simple trick allows you to sharpen the … [Read More...]

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Business of Photography


Advice on Pricing Photography for Beginners

Alex Beadon shares her advice on how a first-time professional photographer can determine the pricing structure for your photography business. … [Read More...]


Starting Your Own Booming Baby Photography Business with Sandy Puc

Sandy Puc via Creative Live talks about how to start a profitable and successful baby photography business. If you've always loved working with babies … [Read More...]


How to Get More Photography Referrals for Your Business

Taylor Cincotta shares her tips on how to grab more referrals from business partners like vendors to constantly have a stream of targeted clients for … [Read More...]

Gears and Reviews


Sigma 50mm f/1.4 Art Prime Lens As Reviewed By Fstoppers

John Schell and Jaron Schneider of FStoppers review the much awaited, much-hyped Sigma 50mm f/1.4 ART prime lens! … [Read More...]


Sony Alpha A7S – Breaking New Grounds with 4K Video and Insane ISO

I have to salute Sony for being the only true innovator of technology the past two years in the photography front. There's no other company who placed so much chips on the table when it comes to REAL technological development than they have, and as … [Read More...]


Understanding How Crop Factor Affects Your Image

Crop factor confused a lot of people when it first came out in film back in the early 90s. Amusingly, when digital took off with a 1.6x crop factor, that became a standard and full frame 35mm became a novelty or an upgrade. There are a lot of … [Read More...]

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Photography News


10 Christmas Family Photos You Probably Shouldn’t Take – Funny Vid and Slideshow

Christmas is right around the corner, well, 2 days to be exact! Here's a funny video on awkward family Christmas photos as featured by Nerdist, then scroll through the slideshow to have a laugh and don't forget to share this to certain family members who think any of these is a great idea. All … [Read More...]

Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom Finally Made Affordable

Adobe launched the Creative Cloud subscription-based software service rather than having people buy the Creative Suite outright a few months ago. This sparked an outrage to many people as you can no longer "own" the license of the software and essentially held hostage by Adobe as long as you need … [Read More...]

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Video Shooting Tips and Tricks


What if A Volcano Spews Out 8 Million Flower Petals? (Feature 4K Video by Sony)

Note that this is technically a commercial by Sony, but think about how awesome it would be if a volcano spews out gorgeous flower petals down to a nearby small town instead of molten lava? Check … [Read More...]


Film Making Tips and Advice for Beginners

Jay Rainsley from True Mobster Production has some really easy and useful advice for newbie film makers. Film making is fun and for photographers, even knowing the basics can open up a whole new … [Read More...]

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Be Inspired! Featured Themes and Photographer Interviews


Twelve Mouth-Watering Food Styled to Perfection

Food styling is one of the least understood and appreciated art forms in commercial photography. The amount of work needed to get the colors, angles, texture, and ingredients just right to create an … [Read More...]


NYC Photographer Jamel Shabazz as featured by Charlie Ahearn

Jamel Shabazz's unique flair on the New York hip hop  scenes is second to none. His unique and down-low approach has gotten him the respect of hip hop artists and street performers alike. In this … [Read More...]


Spectacular Examples of Using Shadows As Main Focal Point

Light is boring without shadows. I'm sure for many experienced photographers, they'll agree that controlling shadow can be more critical in the photo's impact than controlling light, yet one cannot … [Read More...]


Rock Star Bryan Adams on Photographing Celebrities

Shooting celebrities have always been a dream for many, and for a lot of folks, even seasoned veterans, the odds of one freezing and being star-struck is high. But what if the a rock star gives you … [Read More...]

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