Wide Angle Lens Fundamentals: The Good and The Bad

Wide Angle Lens Fundamentals: The Good and The Bad

[embedded content] Wide angle lenses aren’t as easy to use as a lot of photographers think. They shrink the background and give the foreground strange proportions. They include all sorts of distractions from the scene in front of you, plus a lot of negative space. And...
How to Shoot Light, Airy, High-Key, Minimalist Newborn Photos

How to Shoot Light, Airy, High-Key, Minimalist Newborn Photos

That title is a mouthful, but I didn’t know how to better describe the style. Over the years, I’ve been refining and perfecting my newborn photo technique to get the specific light and airy high-key look I want. While every home I visit is different, and some are more...
Shooting Double-Exposure Photos with a Tilt-Shift Lens

Shooting Double-Exposure Photos with a Tilt-Shift Lens

[embedded content] Photographer Eric Floberg made this 10-minute video showing how he creates in-camera double-exposure photos using a tilt-shift lens, a technique he calls his “creative bread and butter.” “A lot of people do double exposures with a typical lens, but...
How to Pose Men Who Are Not Models

How to Pose Men Who Are Not Models

[embedded content] Australian fashion, portrait, and lifestyle photographer Julia Trotti made this helpful 11.5-minute video that provides tips and tricks for photographing men who don’t have any experience with posing and modeling. One example pose covered by Trotti...
7 More Composition Tips to Improve Your Landscape Photos

7 More Composition Tips to Improve Your Landscape Photos

[embedded content] Composition is so important in creating an image and it’s a cornerstone of the four key elements that make up a photo: subject, light, timing, and composition. However, one of the hardest things to learn in landscape photography is seeing that image...