How to Take Pictures in Shadow

How to Take Pictures in Shadow. Frustrated by tricky shadows and softer light? These steps make shooting in the shade a breeze. You will need A camera Subject in the shade or shadow and a tripod. Step 1. Identify a subject. Step 2. Pick up your camera and for digital camera users, select the lowest…

Finding your Art Style

As you’re making art and looking at a lot of different artists out there, eventually one question will come to mind: What should my art style be? All the other artists out there, they have their own distinct styles but what about me? My art looks like this. What I do with this? I mean…

How to Use Flickr

How to Use Flickr. Want to share your photos faster than a speeding modem? Click on Flickr and let the “oohing” and “ahhhing” begin. You will need Digital photos to upload and a free yahoo! account. Step 1. Go to www.flickr.com and click “Create Your Account.” Step 2. At the next page, sign up for…

Image File Formats Explained

Most cameras can shoot Jpegs, tiffs and raw files, when you press the shutter button your camera records a raw file which it actually then sends off to it’s processor to be changed into a Jpeg or Tiff. Now Jpegs are very convenient, they’re small so you can get lot’s on your card, the downside…

EasyMeasure – Measure With Your Camera! (Official Tutorial)

Brilliant minds are powered by curiosity, as understanding little things about… …the world is the key to solving the biggest problems. For the thousands of iPhone and iPad users who download EasyMeasure each and… ..every day, curiosity often manifests itself in three simple questions: How far? How tall? And how wide? Measuring your surroundings is…

Off-Camera Flash Tutorial (Wireless Flash/Remote Flash/PocketWizard)

Hi, I’m Tony Northrup and for chapters 3 and 6 of my book I want to tell you about using a remote flash. By taking your external flash off camera you can get studio lighting effects on the cheap. So you’ll need a little bit of extra equipment, the cheapest way to get into it…

Could you replace your eye with a camera?

Your eyes are pretty amazing. In a fraction of a second, they can focus from infinity to, well, grab a ruler to see how close. I’ve got five inches before it becomes blurry. But there are some schmancy cameras out there. How do they compare to your eyesight? And would you ever want to replace…

Tamron, Sigma & Canon 70-200 f/2.8 Portrait Lens Review: Do you need the name brand?

hi I’m Tony Northup in for my photography buying guide I’m going to answer one of the most common questions I get which is which portrait lens should I buy in the industry what’s become the standard portrait lens for professionals is the 70 to 200 F 2.8 and that’s why we have examples from…

How to Take Self-Portraits

How to Take Self-Portraits. Self-portraits offer a convenient way to experiment in portraiture, and photography with a digital camera makes taking them a snap. You will need Camera Tripod Stand-in Mirror Timer or triggering device and personal belongings (optional). Step 1. Mount the camera on the tripod. Step 2. Create the photo’s composition using yourself…

How To Use a Polarising Filter

A polarizing filter is an incredibly useful piece of kit that you can put over your lens. what it does is it saturates colour, it removes reflections and glare from things. Now we’ve got this great row of beautiful beach huts against the blue sky so i thought we’d get tom to talk us through…