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About Tiffany Mueller

Tiffany Mueller is a professional underwater and fine art photographer. She has been published in multiple publications including magazines, art journals, and various photography books. You can visit her website at www.TiffanyMueller.com.

These 4 Easy DIY Photography Hacks Actually Work

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Let’s face it, photography is an equipment intensive hobby. For photographers just getting started in the craft, it can be difficult to justify dropping some cash on gear you’re not sure you will even end up using. In other instances, you may find yourself in need of a certain piece of gear, like a tripod, […]

Review: Rhino EVO Slider And Motion Control

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Needless to say, I was pretty pumped to hear Rhino was releasing a motorized slider system and asked us over at Lightstalking to test it out and share our honest opinions about our experience with it. I wasn’t sure what to all expect in the beta model they agreed to send over, as their Kickstarter shows […]

What Makes A Photo Interesting?

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Over 200,000 photos are uploaded every minute on Facebook alone. That’s over 9 billion new photos a month. With those kinds of numbers, a photo has to be really interesting for it to really stand out and grab people’s attention. The National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) wanted to know what exactly it is that makes a photo interesting. They wondered: Are people more naturally drawn to images taken by professionals rather than those snapped by amateurs? Was it the quality of the images that drew people in? What about subject matter, do people find images of people more interesting than landscapes?

5 Lessons That The English Masters (Painters) Can Teach Us About Light in Outdoor Photography

Mountain Landscape with Lightning; 
Jean-Francois Millet

Before there were photographers, there were painters. These painters helped pave the way for our photographic endeavors through their dedication to studying light. Fortunately, much of what these “Old Masters” knew have been passed down to us and established themselves as the fundamentals of photographic lighting. Through studying the works of the painters such as the English Masters, we can better understand how to utilize light to create impactful photographs outdoors. Let’s take a look at some examples as we examine five lessons that the English Masters can teach us.