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Do you want to become a better photographer? This How-To section covers both photography for beginners as well as professionals. Learn the basics of photography, how to take good photos, and read photography tutorials that you can use to practice on your own.

25 03, 2017

Composition in photography: Positive and negative space

By |2017-03-24T03:59:18-08:00March 25th, 2017|Categories: How-to Tips|Tags: |1 Comment

Talking about composition in art and photography may seem intimidating, especially if you are new to the photographic practice. It maybe sounds technical, but in this article we are going to explore what is space in art, more specifically what is positive and negative space in photography. Don’t freak out because of the terminology, space composition [...]

24 03, 2017

Composition in photography: Minimalism

By |2017-03-24T11:59:07-08:00March 24th, 2017|Categories: How-to Tips|Tags: |0 Comments

Minimalism began as an artistic movement in the US in the 1960s. In visual arts it meant moving from abstract expressionist painting to more simplified, geometric shapes. Minimalists claimed their art was not so much about self expression, but rather a more objective method of creating. Minimalism includes balanced forms, neutral surfaces, repetition, geometry, color, etc. [...]

23 03, 2017

Freeze Motion Photography – How to Capture Several Motions in one Image

By |2017-03-24T04:37:18-08:00March 23rd, 2017|Categories: How-to Tips|1 Comment

Working with publicity nowadays you have to be inventive. We are flooded with studio images and not much catch our attention anymore. Every image needs to be visually pleasing so people can stop and stare, if you catch their attention they will read what you have to say. As a photographer, I love to create effects [...]

22 03, 2017

10 Super Easy Tricks for Smartphone Photography

By |2017-03-21T02:04:03-08:00March 22nd, 2017|Categories: How-to Tips|7 Comments

Smartphone photography is a big thing now. People do take photos from a phone seriously, and even hold competitions for it. But with thousands of selfies and alleged-candids and colourful landscapes flying around, a nice simple photo can really set you apart. A camera is just a tool, and it really depends on you – the [...]

21 03, 2017

A Handy Guide To Photographing Children

By |2017-03-20T09:19:59-08:00March 21st, 2017|Categories: How-to Tips|4 Comments

Unlike weddings or portrait sessions, photographing children is a different discipline that requires a whole lot of patience and understanding. That’s because kids need an extra dosage of guidance to help you get the shot that you want in the fastest time possible. Otherwise, you’re going to end up with irritated kids, tired parents on the [...]

19 03, 2017

Understanding the rule of odds in photography

By |2017-03-20T00:25:55-08:00March 19th, 2017|Categories: How-to Tips|Tags: |2 Comments

One of the basic and simpler rules for composing a photograph is the rule of odds. Photographic composition is often left to chance. You see something interesting – you photograph it. There’s a split second of time left for you to make a decision, which is why photographers aren’t as free as painters or designers to [...]

18 03, 2017

Using rhythm as a tool of visual interest in photography

By |2017-03-18T13:15:42-08:00March 18th, 2017|Categories: How-to Tips|Tags: |3 Comments

Rhythm is a part of life. Our heart beats in a rhythm, we breathe in a rhythm, sleep; wake up, night follows day, the seasons change. Rhythm is present in different types of art forms: music, dance, poetry, theatre, film. And photography is no exception.   Using rhythm to draw attention to certain elements [...]

17 03, 2017

Photographing models on the Beach

By |2017-03-17T11:20:42-08:00March 17th, 2017|Categories: How-to Tips|3 Comments

Photographing models on the beach is definitely an exciting gig for every photographer. With the right techniques and conceptualization, one can create dramatic images. The whole idea is promising, but you’ve got to be prepared. You must take into consideration the following factors: location, unpredictable lighting, equipment, and model’s essentials, and etc. Want to ace that [...]

16 03, 2017

Color theory in photography: Contrasts and harmonies

By |2017-04-10T23:11:05-08:00March 16th, 2017|Categories: How-to Tips|Tags: |0 Comments

The most important element of color theory is the color wheel. It is a circular depiction of all the colors in existence, transitioning one from another. A traditional color wheel is made up of primary, secondary and tertiary colors and each color is complementary to the color opposite to it on the wheel. The three primary [...]

15 03, 2017

Color theory in photography: Basics of color temperature

By |2017-03-20T00:22:32-08:00March 15th, 2017|Categories: How-to Tips|Tags: |2 Comments

In this article we are diving deeper into the fundamentals of color theory by investigating what does color temperature in photography mean. Color is a name for the color impression that occurs when light with a specific wave length reaches the photoreceptors in the retina. These receptors react to specific light waves. Information about a certain [...]

14 03, 2017

Color theory in photography: Dimensions of colors

By |2017-03-20T00:22:23-08:00March 14th, 2017|Categories: How-to Tips|Tags: |3 Comments

There are a number of different ways of representing the same color, as every color contains dimensions. On the computer screen, the primary colors of light are mixed additively, so they produce white light. These colors are known to us as the RGB color system, which is commonly used in digital cameras and monitors. Graphic designers [...]

13 03, 2017

Color theory in photography: The Basics

By |2017-03-20T00:22:14-08:00March 13th, 2017|Categories: How-to Tips|Tags: |0 Comments

Traditionally, photographers do not have the same knowledge about color theory as painters do. But color is an integral part of our world and it is important to understand how different colors can affect our perception and emotions. Some basic knowledge about color theory can give you a better understanding of how to capture it in [...]

10 03, 2017

Product Photography Tips and Tricks

By |2017-03-09T08:50:37-08:00March 10th, 2017|Categories: How-to Tips|3 Comments

Nowadays, on the era of e-commerce, you can enter stores from all over the world and buy any kind of product with just one click (ok, not just ONE click, but you know what I mean). But with so many choices what makes us set for that one seller? I know that words are good for [...]

8 03, 2017

Shooting events – photographing at a design festival

By |2017-03-07T23:34:03-08:00March 8th, 2017|Categories: How-to Tips|3 Comments

Art & Design festivals are becoming increasingly more popular. They can be a great place for practicing your photography skills, because there is always a bunch of things going on. Usually a design festival includes all kinds of exhibitions, classes, workshops, markets and performances to name a few. With all this going on it can be [...]

7 03, 2017

Inspirations and tips for coffee cup photography

By |2017-03-08T00:50:09-08:00March 7th, 2017|Categories: How-to Tips|2 Comments

Show how it’s made Coffee cup photography is all about capturing the essence of this delightful beverage. Everyone loves the aroma and unique flavors that coffee brings. It can be prepared in so many ways and using different techniques.  There is the concentrated espresso, the Turkish coffee, drip coffee, French press, Moka pot method, cold brew…. [...]

6 03, 2017

Styling and Composition in Food Photography

By |2017-03-18T13:14:59-08:00March 6th, 2017|Categories: How-to Tips|Tags: |2 Comments

If you want to stand out from the crowd, styling and composition in food photography is a crucial factor in building your own unique style as a photographer. The demand for food photography is huge at the moment and is constantly growing. Food blogs, cookbooks, restaurants’ websites and magazines create a large market where you can [...]

5 03, 2017

Working with clients – Shooting lighting fixtures

By |2017-03-06T00:28:11-08:00March 5th, 2017|Categories: How-to Tips|0 Comments

As a photographer, you will often get a chance to work together with other creative people from different industries. Working with clients can be a challenge, because you are taking picture of a product they are passionate about and they want it done a particular way. There’s no reason to get discouraged, just remember to be [...]

4 03, 2017

Using the photography exposure triangle to improve your photos

By |2017-03-04T08:37:33-08:00March 4th, 2017|Categories: How-to Tips|3 Comments

Ever snapped that photo, but the result is a washed out mess or even too dark? While terms such as aperture, shutter speed and ISO might be foreign to you, they play a crucial part in getting exposure right – see them as important elements of a photography exposure triangle. Once you start understanding exposure, the [...]