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23 More eBooks For Photographers That Are Completely Free

23 More eBooks For Photographers That Are Completely Free

The internet is a wealth of information. So much information, in fact, that it can be a real pain trying to sort the useful from the not-so-useful. A simple Google search for “free photography ebooks”, for example, churns up well over 14 million pages. Sound overwhelming? Fortunately, we’ve done all the dirty work for you and compiled a list of 23 awesome ebooks to help you get your education on.

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How to Photograph Pets: 16 Tips to Capture the Perfect Shot

How to Photograph Pets: 16 Tips to Capture the Perfect Shot

Photographing pets is a bit more challenging than photographing people. It is due to their unpredictable nature, and due to the fact that they don’t understand what the photographer is actually doing. While it may be challenging, photographing pets can be a lot of fun. Read on for some tips to help you capture better photographs of pets.

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Moving From a Point-and-Shoot to a DSLR Camera: A Reality Check

Moving From a Point-and-Shoot to a DSLR Camera: A Reality Check

Buying a DSLR camera is not enough to produce great images. With point-and-shoot cameras, the picture-taking process is quite straightforward but with a DSLR camera, the learning curve can be quite steep for beginners. To produce great photos, you should understand your camera inside out. This post does a reality check on transitioning from a point-and-shoot to a DSLR camera.

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Bird Photography: Capture Amazing Photos Using These Tips and Techniques

Bird Photography: Capture Amazing Photos Using These Tips and Techniques

It’s hard not to appreciate birds and bird photography. They delight birders, viewers and photographers every day. Learning how to photograph images of birds that convey their personality, behaviors and traits can be readily accomplished with tenacious patience in the field and honing your skills. This post provides some really useful tips and techniques to capture amazing bird photos.

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The Rule of Equivalent Exposure (With Quick Quiz)

The Rule of Equivalent Exposure (With Quick Quiz)

When you capture an image, you are making an exposure on the image sensor using settings for aperture, shutter speed and ISO. The rule of equivalent exposure, in simplest terms, lets you use different settings to make an exposure and thus create a photograph with the same brightness. This is accomplished by learning how each setting affects exposure by changing the light intensity, explained using the concept of stops.

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An A-Z Guide to Photographing Puppies for Maximum Cuteness

An A-Z Guide to Photographing Puppies for Maximum Cuteness

We bet that just about every photographer (at one time or another) has had the desire to  try photographing puppies. How can we resist? They’re cute, cuddly, they smell good, they’re silly, and they love to play, which can lead to all sorts of interesting photographic opportunities. by , on Flickr But… Photographing Puppies isn’t […]

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Essentials to Getting Started with Low-Light and Night Photography

Essentials to Getting Started with Low-Light and Night Photography

Low-light and night photography follow the same basic fundamentals of photography but there are some techniques that are more prevalent and worth learning. You will mainly be working with slow shutter speeds, making it challenging for you to avoid blur from camera shake and vibration. Figuring out exposure and focusing are the other challenges in […]

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Pack Your Bags, We’re Going On A Photo Adventure

Pack Your Bags, We’re Going On A Photo Adventure

Adventure travel has been growing by leaps and bounds lately. In fact, there are now travel agencies solely dedicated to planning adventure photography trips. Of course, not everyone will prefer to go on a boxed adventure trip. To me, having someone else plan everything out so all I have to do is show up with […]

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How to Photograph Food For Professional-Standard Shots

How to Photograph Food For Professional-Standard Shots

A great food photograph can do a lot of things – it can make a viewer hungry, it can convince a diner to order a dish and it can sell a hell of a lot of food and recipe books. But knowing how to photograph food to get great results requires a specific knowledge of […]

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How to Do Stop Motion Photography: An Introduction

How to Do Stop Motion Photography: An Introduction

In a perfect world the weather outside would always cooperate, if not invite us to get outdoors and take photographs. Unfortunately, that’s always going to be more of a pipe dream than a reality. Since I’ve been shooting the majority of my work outdoors lately, one of the main questions people ask me is what […]

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