High Dynamic Range imaging (known as HDR) is highly well liked on the internet at the moment. Various photographer are trying it to huge effect, but just as various are abusing it to produce perfectly good photographs look fake. Images like the one below were over-processed and look surrealistic because of it. If that is the effect you are going for, that is great, but majority of photographers just want to get an improved, more realistic looking image. HDR can do that if executed well. The photograph should not stand out and is supposed to look like a single disclosure image executed highly, very well. Continue reading “Realistic HDR photography” »
Modern wedding photography has shunned the traditional wedding photography style. Most photographers of weddings today concentrate on presenting a more artistic way of documenting important and memorable moments of a wedding.
Wedding photography has always been one of the most important parts in a wedding preparation. People acquire the services of a photographer depending on his reputation and photograph taking techniques. More and more people especially those from the younger generation see traditional photography as very monotonous, boring and tiresome. Nowadays, you can find many photography studious who are well equipped to provide world class service to their customers be it for weddings, baptismal, birthdays and any other momentous occasions. Continue reading “Wedding Photography: getting started in photography” »
Photography is a great thing to take up, whether it’s as a hobby or as a major commercial venture. It can be tremendously gratifying creatively as well as in terms of money if done well. Portrait photography consists of capturing human faces in various situations and displaying a wide range of emotions. You can shoot such photos in a studio or make portraiture completely environmental; it all depends on circumstances. We all know what portrait photography is like if we take a look at our official papers or IDs. Such pictures are small and they are usually taken in studios with digital cameras, and a controlled background. Continue reading “Becoming a Professional Portrait Photographer” »
The skills to take great portraits will depend on after having a few essential “rules” I’ve reduced to those portrait photography tips. Even if you’re just starting out, following these pointers may help you in improving your portraits.
Styles of Portraits
First, you must view the unique variations of portraits that you can take. You will discover three basic kinds of portraits. They are 1) close-ups or head shots, 2) head and shoulder shots and three) environmental shots. An eco shot is a form of portrait the location where the photographer targets on individual in addition to the environment that surrounds the subject. This sort of shot provides character into the subject.
The level of portrait you decide on depends on the aim of the portrait and therefore the mood you need to convey. An even more formal portrait, for example, might feature a maximum body shot. A less formal portrait will be an environmental shot. An incredible environmental portrait may be accomplished given that you frame the earth and the subject well. Arches, doorways and windows can be employed to your advantage for framing an eco portrait. Continue reading “Portrait Photography Tips For Beautiful Portraits” »
HDRI and HDR Photography (high dynamic range imaging) is a variety of technique for creating a extra vibrant range of luminances between the darkest and the lightest areas of an picture than normal methods do. This series means that images are better accurately represented.
These photos can be produced by amalgamation numerous LDR (low dynamic range) and SDR (standard dynamic range) images, or by rendering it utilizing computer software. Tone mapping reduces overall contrast. This provides the display of high dynamic range images on cameras with a lower range. It can also be applied to create an photo with exaggerated or preserved local difference in order to generate an creative result. Continue reading “How to make stunning images with HDR Photography” »
Aspiring photographers often fall down in this area of the business. I can’t emphasise enough what I am about to say to you. You are selling a service, that service is your expertise, how can you put a price on that? Too many beginners in this business focus on basing their service costs on cost of materials.
You must change this attitude, you are charging for your skills and artistic abilities, for the way you handle people, for the way you compose an image, and for your skill in planning. Never underestimate the value of what you can do. Continue reading “What to Charge with your new Photography Business” »
To be a good location photographer you must have some general knowledge of cameras and lighting, this article will assist in getting you started. There are many things to look out for when taking pictures on location. Firstly we must understand that location can encompass indoors and outdoors and may or may not require additional lighting. Being an on location photographer awards you some leeway in that you do not have a large over head of utility bills and rent for a studio, the world is your studio. The disadvantages are that you must pay extra attention to lighting as it changes constantly, simply put the lighting for the shot you took five minutes ago will be different for your next shot. As a location photographer your photo shoots will cover one of two categories or sometimes both. Outdoor and Indoor portraiture. It is often best to come prepared for either at any shoot, because you never know what your client may want or what you may discover once you arrive on location. Continue reading “Becoming an On-Location Photographer” »
Whatever the season, fireworks have always been used to mark big events. Photographing these fireworks can be tricky but in this article are some tips to get the best pictures possible. Low light and fast moving objects never made the best of bed-fellows in the photography world so what is the best techniques to use? Hopefully we will show you here… Continue reading “How to Photograph Fireworks like a pro” »
Mauritius is one of the most favorite destinations for wedding and that is why Wedding photography Mauritius is so popular and in demand. Wedding photography Mauritius can capture the magic of your wedding in the most special way. Wedding photography Mauritius can create magical albums by capturing each moment of the most important day of your life. When we see portfolios then we dream of getting the same quality of snaps. Wedding photography Mauritius can get beautiful pictures of the same quality that you always dreamt of. We all see our wedding pictures every now and then and nothing feels greater than seeing ourselves in beautiful poses. It feels great to see ourselves beautiful and in great poses. Continue reading “Discovering new areas in Photography” »
While it’s fun to look at baseball photos in newspapers and magazines, you don’t have to be a world-famous photojournalist to take exciting baseball pictures of your favorite team, its players, and the drama and elegance that is baseball. You can do it too. All you need is some baseball photography tips.
What about equipment? The good news is that you don’t need a 600mm lens and a ten-frame-per-second motordrive SLR like the “Hot Shots” have. Of course, heavy artillery like this can help, but you can take great baseball pictures with just about any camera. Here’s how… Continue reading “Baseball Photography Tips – how to hit a photographic home run” »
If you ask any professional photographer what makes his business successful, most of the time they will say it was because they had the right equipment. Same goes for wedding photography. A camera alone is just simply not enough to make a good amount of money in starting a wedding photography business, having the right lenses can be just as important.There are generally four kinds of photography lenses that every wedding photographer should have in his or her gig bag:
- Wide-Angle Zoom
- Wide-to-Telephoto Zoom
- Image-Stabilized Telephoto Zoom
- Prime/Portrait Lenses
A classy and artistic bridal boudoir photography, like marriage, may only come once in your life. So why not make sure that the best people help you look the sexiest in this very intimate moment of your life?
The main reason a woman decides to be photographed half naked is to create an intimate and unforgettable gift to her future husband. Boudoir photography brings out the best in every woman by making use of the most talented photographers, suggestive poses, and digital enhancements. The field is getting popular despite being derided by some critics as vulgar and base. Continue reading “Bridal Boudoir Photography: The Best Photos of You” »
There are a million different concepts and ideas when it comes to fashion photography. It is a highly searched term, and many of the ideas really depend on if you are doing an editorial or fashion project for kids or adults. I have listed below some ideas, that may help you get your ideas going as well. Continue reading “Studio Fashion Photography Ideas” »
Fashion photography is a specialisation devoted to photographing clothing and other fashion items, typically for advertisements or fashion magazines. As the fashion photography genre has developed so has the style and standard of the shoots with the clothes often enhanced by exotic locations and props such as vehicles or animals for an eye catching effect. Continue reading “Fashion Photographer’s Guide to Strong Light Level Location Shoots” »
A career in fashion photography doesn’t have to be an impossible dream. With its huge audience, high pay-checks and glamorous international lifestyle, fashion photography may seem like one of the world’s most sought-after professions. But for every fashion photographer who makes it through the door of a top magazine, a thousand others find their niche fashion advertising, art photography, celebrity portraiture or even paparazzi work to make a living. Continue reading “How to become a Professional fashion photographer” »
Making money with pet photography is a small business that easy to start and has low start-up cost. You could start making your beautiful photos of cute pets with a digital camera. You could make easy money by combining your love of photography and pets by becoming a professional pet photographer. You have a camera, know how to use it and can snap a pretty decent photo, and that is about it to get started. Continue reading “Learn To Start A Pet Photography Business” »
Wireless flash trigger technology changes almost daily, so periodic updates are necessary to keep abreast of the latest devices and trends.
Starting at the low-budget end of the spectrum, the venerable Cactus V2s trigger has now been replaced by a newer model, the Cactus V4, which introduces several improvements in physical design. It also replaced the previous CR2 receiver battery with the more commonly available AAA battery, a great idea, since it’s easy to accidentally leave the receiver turned on and run the battery down. Continue reading “Wireless Flash Triggers Compared” »
Still life photography is the art of photographing simple, inert objects, usually in extremely small groups. Perhaps one of the most challenging fields of photography, still-life capturing is also very exciting to most creative photographers. If your images capture the minds of buyers and art critiques, you stand to make oodles of money, especially through exhibitions in galleries. Rather than capturing pictures, a still life photographer creates pictures. He has to use different lighting settings and angles to be able to truly create an image that appeals to the creative eye of people. Continue reading “What Is Still Life Photography?” »
Fashion photography as a special genre has developed in the recent times. Along with that, the style standards and quality of the shoots with differently looking clothes often enhance the images attractiveness. Exotic locations and props including vehicles and animals add to the eye catching effects. Fashion photography is mostly devoted to exhibiting fashion clothing items for advertisements and fashion magazines. In the studios, a professional fashion photographer work on blank canvas. Continue reading “Fashion Photography And Location Lighting” »
Glamour photography is for those with a passion for fashion and beauty. It’s intended to create an essence that is perhaps exaggerated from real life. It’s a fun technique that at first glance seems so easy to do. Remember it’s the same person with just different cloth on and a different hair style maybe. Maybe add a little makeup. It does not take much. Before we come to our views of the subject, however, we would like to acknowledge the presence of the controversy existing over the candid versus the controlled pose. Some directors contend they never direct their subject. ‘To place a head or a mouth in a pre-determined position,’ they say, ‘would destroy all of the spontaneity and naturalness of the picture.’ Continue reading “Glamour photography” »
This month could easily be considered digital photography month. Thats because most of the heavy hitters making DSLRs are set to announce new camera models. Some are just typical dot upgrades, while others have incorporated completely mirrorless designs in an effort to separate themselves from the pack. Heres a breakdown of what we can expect from DSLR manufacturers starting next week Continue reading “New DSLR Equipment coming soon (incl. Canon 5D Mk3)” »
A fashion photographer photographs models of all age groups, day in and day out. Did you know, it is not just photography that makes a good fashion photograph? Make up, and the elegance of the model of course, are equally important in a fashion photo shoot, if not more. When any of these elements of photography, model quality and make up quality are substandard, the resulting image would be a substandard image. The photographer needs to concern himself with elements such as the lenses and the cameras used, the background, the composition and the lighting. Those are his areas of expertise. The model needs to show up fresh and radiant for the shoot. Finally the make up artist has to work towards covering up the model’s bad negative qualities and enhancing his or her positive features. Continue reading “How Perfect Makeup Can Bring Beauty To Your Shots!” »
Photography in itself is a very diverse art form. There are numerous techniques and skills that are applied in photography. Photography lets you capture beautiful moments which are worth being treasured forever. Photography lets us capture those speechless moments which cant be described in mere words. Photography helps people capture life in an almost breathtaking way. Through photography we can almost travel back in time and then reminisce the extremely joy filled times that we survived through. Landscape photography is one form of photography, enjoyed by many photographers. Landscapes are beautiful and are to be valued a great deal. They help us to relax and wonder at the marvelous beings and objects that earth is home to. Continue reading “How To Get Into Landscape Photography” »
A career in Fashion photography attracts many since it encompasses a highly glamorous lifestyle as well as promises heavy paychecks. You get to photograph some of the top models in the fashion industry and even celebrities of high caliber. All this is very rosy but just being able to handle the camera is not enough to be a well renowned and an accomplished fashion photographer. It entails a lot of significant factors like having a keen eye for detail, a dedication to work under harsh environmental conditions and any other hindrances, a knack to convert something simple to something incredibly magnificent, the ability to build an instant rapport with the models and bring out the right expression out of them, vast knowledge on working with the lighting and assisting the crew in setting up the background and checking up on the make-up flaws, if any. Above all an efficacious fashion photographer needs to have a good taste in fashion and haute couture and must be up-to-date with the latest trends and styles. Continue reading “The Passion for Fashion Photography Comes Easy to those with An Insightful Eye for Details” »
The D7000 is Nikon’s latest mid-range digital SLR. Aimed at the photographer who’s seeking a more affordable camera than Nikon’s top-tier devices, the D7000 goes up against Canon’s EOS 60D and EOS 7D. You can expect to pay around 1,200 for the D7000 with a stabilised 18-105mm zoom lens (Nikon dSLRs don’t feature built-in anti-shake systems). Continue reading “Nikon D7000 DSLR Review” »
Whether you are a seasoned pro or just picked up your first camera it doesnt take long before all of us get overwhelmed by the volume of images we produce. So how do we stay organized? What is the most efficient way to process our images and how can we deliver our images for web, print, email and more? Well up until a couple of years ago it wasnt easy. I myself was using a variety of different programs to achieve what I can now do with just Adobe Lightroom. So what is Lightroom? Do you need it in your workflow and should you be using it if you’re already using Photoshop? I say you should but let’s dive a little deeper into the program and you can decide for yourself. Continue reading “The Power of Adobe Lightroom” »
With a normal on-camera flashgun there is no way of knowing what the lighting effect will be, except to say that if you are using it fitted on the camera – it will be pretty awful! The advantages of studio flash are – modelling lamp, consistency, power and control.Lets look at these one at a time. Continue reading “A Guide to Photographic Studio Lighting” »
Everyone seems to have a snapshot of his or her favorite pet. Take a look through the family photo album and you will likely find a pet in more than one shot. Face it, pets often become extended family members and are well loved and equally cherished. This is why many pet owners today are taking the initiative to get their pet professionally photographed. Why not become the premier pet photographer in your region? Continue reading “Start your own Pet Photography Business” »
Usually, on starting a photography business, people work on a freelance basis or part time until they are able to build up enough reputation to open a studio of their own. Usually people wait till they have done sufficiently well before opening up their own studio. You can always opt to set up a photography studio at your home, if you have the space, which will save you money, or you can rent a space for setting up the studio. It really depends on the budget you have assigned and also on your own personal preferences. If you live somewhere in the suberbs, you will probably want to rent a space nearer to the town so that people don’t have to drive too far to see your work and meet you. Your studio should reflect your own personal style and you should strive to make it look like that. Continue reading “Setting up a photographic studio” »