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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.

19 03, 2017

Understanding the rule of odds in photography

By | March 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 | March 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 | March 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 | March 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 | March 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 | March 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 | March 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 | March 10th, 2017|Categories: How-to Tips|2 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 | March 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 | March 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 | March 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 | March 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 | March 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 [...]

28 02, 2017

Beginner’s Guide to Film Photography

By | February 28th, 2017|Categories: How-to Tips|0 Comments

Shooting with a Leica is like a long tender kiss, like firing an automatic pistol, like an hour on the analyst’s couch - this quote by Henri Cartier-Bresson, one of the most influential photographers ever, perfectly summarizes the feeling you get when shooting film photography. This type of photography has something magical in it and people [...]

27 02, 2017

Paragliding Photography Tips

By | February 27th, 2017|Categories: How-to Tips|0 Comments

Paragliding Photography isn’t always easy. It is much easier to go out and just enjoy the day without having to worry about an expensive camera by your side. For those of you that do absolutely love photography and always remember to bring your camera, here are some quick tips.   Tandem Flying If you are brand [...]

24 02, 2017

Interior Photography Tips

By | February 24th, 2017|Categories: How-to Tips|3 Comments

Whether you want to become involved in interior photography as a source of income (and there’s a big market for that – real estate agencies and various publications are always in need for good interior photos), or you just want to improve your skills in order to evoke the atmosphere that you’re experiencing in some great [...]

23 02, 2017

How To Shoot Photographs During Bad Light Situations

By | February 23rd, 2017|Categories: How-to Tips|5 Comments

Let’s face it. There will always be a time to shoot with very, very bad light. Whether it’s a wedding reception, an event at a nearby bar, or a concert performance, taking images can be really challenging. If you don’t have the faintest clue on what to do, you may end up with a photograph that [...]

22 02, 2017

The Photographic series – A methodical approach to photo selection

By | February 22nd, 2017|Categories: How-to Tips|0 Comments

A photograph is commonly perceived as a visual representation of a specific place in a specific moment of time. It is that fleeting moment that we photographers are perpetually trying to catch; trying to freeze in time. But what if that one moment was just one piece of the puzzle? Arranging photographs in a specific order [...]