Category: Photography

The Complete Guide of Retouching Photos with Human Subjects

The Complete Guide of Retouching Photos with Human Subjects

There are tons of magazine covers with models, females and males that amaze the onlookers with their bodies or faces. The perfection expressed by these models conducted to deviated behaviors, many young women attempting to look similar to these and many times the effects were disastrous. The tabloids encouraged the...

50 Awesome Examples of High Dynamic Range (HDR) Photography

50 Awesome Examples of High Dynamic Range (HDR) Photography

I read in a religious book, which was claimed to be written by a prophet of God, that God has hidden minor samples of heaven in this world itself. Well, I have not seen heaven but I feel if it exists, it won’t be too different from some of the...

Language of Photography

Language of Photography

Like any other profession or a technical job, photography as an art and as a science has some very distinct technical words which facilitate an easier communication of ideas and perceptions. Without them it would be almost impossible to communicate and get understood in an effort to do justice to...

What You Need To Know to Start Making Your First Video Recording

What You Need To Know to Start Making Your First Video Recording

Here’s the best bit. You have your new camcorder and you can’t wait to unpack the contents of the box and get started. It’s quite natural that you should wish to insert a blank tape or disk and hit the record button without hesitation. Thanks to the digital video revolution,...

Everything you Need to Know About Camera Flash

Everything you Need to Know About Camera Flash

Flash is a useful source of artificial light in photography. In early days of photography, when there was no electricity the photographers used powdered magnesium, which they used to burn to produce a ‘flash of light’! Unless you’re a professional photographer, the chances are good that the camera you’re using...

What’s So Great about Digital Photography?

What’s So Great about Digital Photography?

Before digital cameras, the only way to get a digital image was to take a picture with a film camera, get the film developed, then have the photographic print or slide digitized using a scanner. Digital cameras eliminate the time needed for developing and scanning. When you own a digital...

How to Take Good Sports Photographs

How to Take Good Sports Photographs

Shooting sports pictures can be very exciting and fulfilling experience, provided you have patience and necessary skills. A fundamental knowledge of the game definitely helps in sports photography. Browse a lot of sports magazines or photography websites to get an idea and feel of the game.

Everything You Need to Know About Travel Photography

Everything You Need to Know About Travel Photography

Travel photography is inspirational and exciting by its very nature. The prime goal of travel photography is satisfaction and enjoyment one can get out of it. For any worthwhile photography, a deliberate and conscious choice is a must. This choice can be of the right film, right shutter speed, right...

What to Know When Photographing Children

What to Know When Photographing Children

One of the most common reasons for buying a camera is to capture those precious moments of children’s lives from the time they are born. Capturing regular moments of the children as they develop is something that will be valued for generations to come, so tackle the job with care....

Everything You Need to Know About Digital Camera Lenses

Everything You Need to Know About Digital Camera Lenses

A lens is probably the most important element in a camera, because the image quality is greatly affected by the quality of the lens. Compact cameras have fixed lenses, however SLR cameras use interchangeable lenses. Different types of lenses are available for various applications. These lenses are used for photographing...

99 Excellent Examples of Forced Perspective Photography

99 Excellent Examples of Forced Perspective Photography

Forced perspective is a technique that employs optical illusion to make an object appear farther away, closer, larger or smaller than it actually is. It is used primarily in photography, filmmaking and architecture. It manipulates human visual perception through the use of scaled objects and the correlation between them and...

How to Take Good People/Portrait Photographs

How to Take Good People/Portrait Photographs

People are probably the most widely photographed subjects. However, people photography needs special treatment in terms of composition, lighting, depth of field and most importantly a “natural look”. It is a misconception that shooting people/portraits needs elaborate studio equipment. Contrary to the popular belief, people can be photographed successfully in...

Getting Started in Digital Photography

Getting Started in Digital Photography

Digital photography has many advantages over using a traditional film-based camera. Once one has made the initial investment, one is not expected to purchase endless rolls of films and pay for their development and enlargement. The most important benefit of digital photography is that a person can take pictures again...

What to Know When Printing Images?

What to Know When Printing Images?

After taking pictures the next obvious step is to see the result. This is possible by making prints of Images. When black-and-white photography was popular, enthusiasts of this hobby generally gave the exposed films to professional studios/laboratories, but sometimes they developed and printed them at home. This was so because...

What to Know When You Photographing Interiors

What to Know When You Photographing Interiors

Lighting conditions indoors are much more uncertain than in the open air. The strength of the light as well as its direction may vary a great deal according to the size of the windows and the way they are facing. Besides, the room itself may be large or small and...