Author Archives: Tiffany Mueller

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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

Reverse Ring Macro Photography Fundamentals

Orchid by Tiffany Mueller on Flickr.

First of all, I should mention the technique we are about to go through isn’t necessarily considered true macro photography, as I’m sure any macro enthusiast will be quick to point out. In order to do that, you’ll need a dedicated macro lens which can can be very pricey. Instead, we’re going to get that […]

Photographing The Shenandoah National Forest

Black Bear - Photo by Tiffany Mueller

It’s taken me a few months to get over not being in Hawaii, but having spent that time in in the Shenandoah Valley, I’m coming around to truly appreciate the beauty that is found around every corner in this part of the United States. I can’t personally say whether the famous tourism slogan, Virginia is […]

5 Deadly Mistakes To Avoid When Shooting Portraits

"Smiling" by by Angelo González on Flickr

Portrait photography is one of the most popular varieties of photography in part because it allows the photographer to be diverse, creative, and tell a story. Keeping that in mind, portrait photography can also go wrong rather quickly. By keeping the tips you’ll find below in mind, you can help bring your portraiture to the […]

A Quick and Dirty Guide To Depth of Field


Depth of field is a essential part of photography and being able to master it can take your shots to the next the level. Because of it’s usefulness, any photographer should make the effort to understand how to control the depth of field in their images. This task, however, is more easily said than done […]

The 7 Keys to Mastering The Headshot

A good headshot says a lot about a person, as it should. A headshot technically is a portrait, but a great headshot isn’t just your typical posed studio shot. Since headshots are primarily used as a branding or self marketing tool, the headshot must truly capture the personality of the subject without it looking forced. […]

Getting Started In HDR Landscape Photography

"Podenza" captured by Francesco Sgroi on Flickr.

I’ve been on the fence about HDR for quite sometime now. It’s often overdone and over used which is sort of off-putting, but at the same time I couldn’t keep my eye from being drawn to it. When done in just the right amount, HDR photographs look quite stunning. I thought to myself, “Well, creating […]