Helpful and Simple Animation Lesson on Aperture in Photography

Helpful and Simple Animation Lesson on Aperture in Photography

If you’re just starting out in photography (or know someone who is), here’s a simple 5-minute animation that provides a crash course on the subject of aperture. “In this animation, I explain aperture and how it interacts with the various parameters of photography,” writes Vincent Ledvina, an independent filmmaker who specializes in animation and time-lapse photography. Ledvina says he’s planning to create a series of similar videos on the basic pillars of photography. You can…






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The Complete Beginners Guide to Photography [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Complete Beginners Guide to Photography [INFOGRAPHIC]

We’ve compiled the complete guide to photography for beginners, from the way your camera works, to understanding exposure and composition – so you can take truly beautiful photos. Scroll down for a handy infographic and feel free to share it. Note: Click the links below to read the full guide for each! Understanding Exposure To expose a photograph correctly means – in simple terms – to create an image that looks how you want it to look,…






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9 Tips for Shooting Interior Photography Professionally +70 photos

9 Tips for Shooting Interior Photography Professionally +70 photos

Mama always told us that it’s what’s on the inside that matters most – and this saying is especially true when branding your business. You may not have thought of this at first, but when it comes to designing your online space, nothing can make your clients feel more comfortable than including shots of your physical storefront. Whether you’ve got a beautiful boutique, cool restaurant, cozy bed & breakfast or a swanky law firm – a few photos…






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Four Mega Mistakes Most Photography Portfolio Websites Make

Four Mega Mistakes Most Photography Portfolio Websites Make

First impressions are everything, and your website is often your first chance to make a great impression with a potential client or fan. Unfortunately, most website portfolios are pretty rough. I will try to skip the obvious and avoid telling you about having a nice design or great work, instead lets focus on some of the things that are a lot less obvious but also super important when it comes to putting your best foot forward….






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There are Two Kinds of Photographers…

There are Two Kinds of Photographers…

I will probably get a bunch of hate for this article, but whatever. Hopefully, my message will help someone. I realize this site is frequented by enthusiasts, professionals, camera geeks, etc. but this post is pointed more at people that want to make it as a portrait or fashion photographer. I’m a photographer that lives off photography shooting a campaign every few months and I just wanted to share some advice that I wish someone…






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How Snapchat, Instagram and Apple Are Reinventing Photography Forever

How Snapchat, Instagram and Apple Are Reinventing Photography Forever

The next chapter of Snapchat’s life will begin over the coming months, as parent company Snap, Inc. goes public with an initial offering that could value the firm at approximately $20 billion. Success is far from certain: The Venice Beach, Calif.-based Snap has warned in investor documents that it could lose users to competitors with “greater resources and broader global recognition” — shorthand for the Facebook-owned Instagram. Snapchat’s once-meteoric growth is showing signs of slowing,…






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