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Advanced Camera Technique

Trust our professional tips for using a digital camera to take your images to the next level. Our advanced digital camera techniques cover a wide range of topics to help you get the most out of your setup.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Old School For The New School

An analog wet-plate processing primer for digital photographers

Old School For The New SchoolIn the age of Instagram, it's not too surprising to find a growing movement of photographers looking for a more meditative approach to image-making.  Read More...

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Cover Shot: Learning To Relax

Markus Klinko and Indrani continue to broaden their horizons while returning to what matters the most: the image

Cover Shot: Learning To RelaxMarkus Klinko and Indrani have created absolutely iconic portraiture of everyone from Beyoncé to Lindsay Lohan to Lady Gaga.   Read More...

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

iPhone Photojournalism

Michael Christopher Brown uses an unlikely device to create iconic news photos that wouldn’t be possible with a DSLR

iPhone PhotojournalismWhen journalists use mobile phone cameras, it's usually for one of two reasons: They're either writers with no other options or photographers exploring a gimmick.  Read More...

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Manage The Blur

How to use shutter angles for creative control in your motion-capture work

Manage The BlurThe advent of digital cinematography has opened up new creative possibilities for how motion is captured.   Read More...

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Viva Lucha Libre!

How Douglas Sonders used an iPad to build trust and photograph the colorful cast of characters of the Mexican wrestling community

Viva Lucha Libre!As more and more images proliferate our culture, so do more and more image-making devices.  Read More...

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Proper Exposure Matters!

Translating the film-based Zone System to a digital way of shooting and seeing

Proper Exposure Matters!Back in the fall of 1972, my very first photo school assignment for Commercial Photography 101 was entitled "An Industrial Interior."  Read More...

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Lighting For B&W

Whether you’re shooting with strobes, flash, continuous lights or ambient, check out these high-key techniques for black-and-white portraits with an edge

Lighting For B&WHigh-key black-and-white portraiture has been popular since Hollywood's golden era.  Read More...

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Car Shots

How to take pro-level automobile pictures

Car ShotsAutomotive art is favored by those immersed in car culture.  Read More...

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Going Viral

August Bradley’s personal project “99 Faces of Occupy Wall St.” was simple to execute and brought immediate media attention as it caught fire online

Going ViralAugust Bradley is known for photography that's incredibly detailed and highly stylized, with deep literary references and complex, psychological motifs.  Read More...


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