The Photography Institute - Become a Freelance Photographer or Start an Exciting New Hobby! Become a Professional Photographer or Start an Exciting New Hobby! The "Professional Photography Course" is provided online. You study at home, in your own time and at your own pace. Cutting edge online diploma course in photography. Contributions from leading photographers. Perfect Exposure Every Time: A Guide to Metering in the Viewfinder You'd be surprised how much information is available through your camera's viewfinder. In today's tutorial, we're looking again at one of the most important elements of photography - exposure - and how you can expose a perfect photo using just the information shown in your camera viewfinder! Republished Tutorial
How to Take Better Pictures How to Take Better Pictures © 1973 ~ 2017 Ken Rockwell and KenRockwell.com. All rights reserved. Cameras & Lens Reviews Recommended Cameras Newest Articles Recommended Books Tutorial Videos Newest Articles Best of Photojournalism 2011 Looking for BOP 2012? Check out the winners . Otherwise, check out the winners from the 2011 contest in the Still Photo , TV News Video Editing , Photo Editing , and TV News Photography divisions. Still Photography s Guest Blog Wednesday featuring Terry White! « Scott Kelby's Photoshop Insider Blog » Photoshop & Digital Photography Techniques, Tutorials, Books, Reviews & More Photo by Joe McNally “Terry have you ever done a post or video on your photo storage workflow?” This was a question one of my Adobe Colleagues, Tim asked me last month and after a few moments of blank stares I replied, “hmm, um, no.”
The Designer’s Guide to Taking Better Photos I’ve mentioned several times before that photography is one of the most natural complements to your skills as a designer. We designers are in constant need of very specific imagery and this can and does lead to hours of searching, unnecessary stock fees and ultimately the use of imagery that has a high likelihood of being found on the projects of countless other designers. Becoming a decent photographer can save you time and money and provide you with a serious competitive edge in the form of truly unique imagery that no one in the world possesses but you. The principal problem of course is that you simply don’t have the time or budget to become a professional photographer in addition to the career you’re pursuing as a designer.
5 Tips on How to Hold Your Camera tutorial This may be a topic that seems basic and easy to gloss over, but have you ever thought about to properly hold your camera? Sure, DSLRs have been designed to give you better and better ergonomics and grip, but when you start shooting with slow shutter speeds or telephoto lenses with no vibration compensation, having the right technique can be the difference between a photo that looks sharp and a photo that has shaky motion blurs. Some of these technique may feel weird, but think of it like learning to play golf. It doesn’t always feel right, but the results will speak for themselves. 10 Famous Street Photography Quotes You Must Know (Above image by Garry Winogrand) If you want to get a deeper insight into street photography and take better photos, I feel it is very important to study the work of the street photographers who came before us and paved the way for the rest of us. Not only that, but reading the quotes and words by these influential street photographers is a great way to train your mind to take better photos as well. Below are some of my favorite street photography quotes that are concise, inspirational, and have influenced me in one way or another. 1.
Understanding Histograms Possibly the most useful tool available in digital photography is the histogram. It could also well be the least understood. In this article we will look at what a camera histogram tells the photographer and how best to utilize that information. Virtually every digital camera, from the simplest point-and-shoot to the most sophisticated digital SLR has the ability to display a histogram directly, or more usually superimposed upon the image just taken. (The Hasselblad H1, the latest generation of film & digital capable cameras, can display a histogram on the camera grip’s LCD while the image is separately displayed on the digital back’s LCD.)
MCP Actions Blog - Photography Techniques, Photoshop Actions, Tutorials Proof That Newborn Photoshop Actions Are Not Just For Editing Babies One question we get asked often is “Can I use Newborn Necessities Photoshop Actions on other images?” The answer is “YES, it can be used on any images.” Get Photo-News with the PhotoVerse App Last week, the developers of an iPhone/iPad app contacted me about using my RSS feed to pull content for their new application. It’s a pretty cool idea, so I said “go for it!” PhotoVerse collects photography related news and blog posts like any RSS reader, and makes it handy for anybody interested in photography to keep up on their reading while also allowing them to share the articles on social media networks. In essence, it’s a preloaded feed reader just for the photography nuts.
10 Tips to Always Look Good in Photos As a photographer, you look great behind the camera, but what happens when the camera is pointing at you? A lot of photographers tend to freeze up, or go in for that fake, cheesy smile. But you’d be happy to know that you don’t need to be born photogenic in order to look nice in photos. Just follow these 10 simple tips to ensure that you’d always look good in front of the camera. 1.)