Author Archives: Jason D. Little

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About Jason D. Little

Jason Little is a photographer (shooting macros, portraits, candids, and the occasional landscape), writer, and music lover. You can see Jason’s photography on Flickr, his Website or his Blog.

51 Things Photography Has Taught Me


I was asked recently be an enthusiastic beginner photographer, “What would you say is your number piece of advice that would help make me a better photographer?” “Just one?” I replied with a strained expression. I couldn’t come up with just one thing and leave it at that, as if I’m somehow qualified to make […]

5 Photography Books You Will Want to Own


The sources of education and inspiration available to photographers today are seemingly endless, thanks mainly to the digitized world in which we live. In years past, one had to actually get out and visit a gallery or attend a class/workshop; you had to go to a bookstore or library to find a photography book. Today, […]

How to Improve Any Photo in 8 or Less Steps


When perusing photography articles and tutorials across the Web it’s not uncommon to encounter various takes on “getting it right in camera.” From exposure to white balance to composition, the idea is to get as many things as possible right in camera, thereby reducing your reliance on software after the fact. While getting right in […]

8 Essential Tips for More Interesting City Shots


Shooting in urban environments is both fun and challenging: you are presented with the opportunity to engage in a wide range of photographic styles — street, architecture, documentary, candid — while the hectic pace of city life requires you to be especially nimble and efficient. Shoot and move or risk raising the ire of the […]

8 Ideas that Will Help You Make Better Candid Photos


I’ve mentioned on at least one previous occasion the idea of “emotive photography” — or, photographing simply to capture the feeling of a moment and not being overly concerned with technical perfection. It’s not that proper exposure and authentic emotion can’t coexist in one photo, but I suspect most people connect with an image due […]