Concrete standards can be elusive in the photography industry. Here we’ll go over the current set practices every photographer should definitely follow in 2020 and some things we think should become industry standards, too.
In our Skull-timate Halloween Photography Guide, we talk about some of the best places to find the creepiest atmospheres, how to light the location and props so that they’re sure to stand out, and some fun, spooky effects you can try both in-camera and after the shoot.
Use vignetting effectively and it’s a powerful artistic tool. Botch it and you’re likely to be pegged as an amateur. Here’s how you can add a vignette to your photo in-camera or during post-processing in Lightroom and Photoshop.
We usually know right away when a color (or color scheme) is or isn’t working. The challenge is learning to identify what is causing it to behave that way. Here’s what you need to know about color theory and how to use complementary colors to make your images pop.
Concluding our series on the exposure triangle, we discuss ISO, which plays its own specific role in exposure and light. This guide explains what ISO is, how it affects your images, the pros and cons of using ISO, and how it interacts with shutter speed and aperture.
It’s 2019. Do you know where your photos are? If you’re like most people, probably not. Here are some helpful tips on where to store your digital photos, from the family snapshots to the RAW files and photo composites, and get them organized for good.
What you need to know about aspect ratios and how you can use them in your photography. This is a must-read for any modern photographer, as we discuss the ratios online technology requires and how you can experiment with different aspect ratios to stand out.
Do you wrestle with finding the right exposure balance? Or want to know how to capture or freeze motion? Here’s the second part of our exposure triangle series, this time focusing on shutter speed, to help you get tack-sharp images, even when capturing motion.
The f-stop can be a pretty daunting thing when you’re trying to wrap your head around the math and how it affects aperture. But, it doesn’t have to be so confusing. This guide will walk you through everything you need to know about f-stops so you can take perfect exposures every time.