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11 06, 2020

Composition in photography: Figure to ground relationship

By |2020-06-11T08:17:38-08:00June 11th, 2020|Categories: Art of Photography|Comments Off on Composition in photography: Figure to ground relationship

The figure to the ground relationship is one of the most important, but often overlooked concepts in photography. Painters have been using it for ages, but with photography, the methodology is a bit different, so it’s not always easy to translate painting tools. A good figure to the ground relationship is considered when the line between [...]

17 12, 2019


By |2019-12-17T09:32:55-08:00December 17th, 2019|Categories: Art of Photography|Tags: |0 Comments

Has Instagram ruined or helped photography? Like anything, it depends on who you ask. In my case, the question speaks to high quality photography – not the everyday snapshots which abound ad nauseam.  It used to be that I could pack up my camera and travel near or far and take original photographs. Even if I [...]

16 07, 2019

Think Before You Shoot — Bring Home Photographs You Love

By |2019-07-17T03:30:39-08:00July 16th, 2019|Categories: Art of Photography|2 Comments

Travel photography always creates a sense of urgency in me. When I arrive at a new place I can easily be overwhelmed with awe. Sights, sounds, smells and fatigue all conspire to overpower my brain. My urge is to try and capture it all, and it takes conscious effort to slow down and organize my thoughts. [...]

25 02, 2017

How to prepare a photo exhibition

By |2017-02-27T07:56:08-08:00February 25th, 2017|Categories: Art of Photography|0 Comments

If you have been working with photography for a while, you’ve most likely considered preparing a photo exhibition of your work at some point. Showing your photographs publicly can be incredibly satisfying; it gives you a sense of accomplishment and boosts your confidence. But preparing a photo exhibition can bring a lot of work and stress, [...]

21 01, 2017

Getting Started with Smoke Bomb Photography

By |2019-07-04T01:48:32-08:00January 21st, 2017|Categories: Art of Photography|2 Comments

There’s nothing quite like smoke-bomb photography. Exuding a sense of mystery, it automatically draws viewers in to wonder what is really happening behind the image.  From dark, mystical, urban shots to ethereal engagement photos in the woods, smoke bombs have been making a major appearance in photo trends; and while they look straightforward to use, they [...]

14 01, 2017

Leading lines to create better photos

By |2017-03-18T13:16:07-08:00January 14th, 2017|Categories: Art of Photography|Tags: |0 Comments

How leading lines improve your photos Photographs are effectively two–dimensional flat objects, but by using leading lines, you can add a lot of perspective to images. It helps with photo composition and takes the viewer on a visual journey, allowing their minds to wander deeper. The good news is that there are no real rules when [...]

7 01, 2017

Food Photography – Composition tips to create amazing images

By |2017-03-08T00:16:22-08:00January 7th, 2017|Categories: Art of Photography|1 Comment

Food photography is a field in growth and always in need of qualified professionals. There are many stock sources offering pictures for people to use in recipes and food blogs around the internet, they look awesome, that’s true. So, the internet is constantly hungry for more quality images. This way, having the skills to create delicious [...]

19 12, 2016

What It Takes To Shoot Like a Famous Photographer

By |2016-12-29T08:21:38-08:00December 19th, 2016|Categories: Art of Photography|Tags: , , |1 Comment

“One should really use the camera as though tomorrow you’d be stricken blind.” — Dorothea Lange It’s quite a romantic notion being a photographer, as you are continually looking for beauty in each fleeting moment. It forces you to take in the world differently, and though we can be perfectionists in angles and lighting, you are considering [...]