Category Archives: Photography Guides

3 Ways Photography Alters The Mind

3 Ways Photography Alters The Mind

Visual perception, or the ability that allows you to observe a certain situation, is shaped and molded by you and your experiences in your surroundings. The way you see things, observe, take note of details and so forth defines your visual perception and how detail oriented you are. Let us take a neurosurgeon for example: […]

4 Common Photography Issues and How To Avoid Them

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The more you photograph, the more issues will potentially arise. It’s kind of like a spiral. But, being aware of the issues and being capable of avoiding them, will be how you’ll achieve better photographs and really enjoy photography. Of course, you might be aware of some of these issues, but still, if one of […]

4 Steps to Photographing Statues and Sculptures

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Statues and sculpture range broadly from historical figures, modern abstracts in a variety of materials to mass produced replicas of the real thing. Photographing sculptures and statues (we’ll use these interchangeably) is an artist’s view of an another artist’s work. When photographing a sculpture, it can tell a story. It can also be ‘just another […]

Learn To Capture Action Now

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As you might have heard, Nikon just updated it’s crop sensor flagship camera, the D500, boasting 10 frames per second and a very good focusing system. Less than a year ago Canon did the same with the 7D mark II, 10 frames per second and an excellent focusing system (which is a tad discriminating towards […]

7 Quick Tips On Photographing Kids

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Photographing children can be tricky. One thing that you will learn on your first kid photo shoot is that patience is a virtue. Second thing: you will glorify the person that invented the memory card. The never ending problem with photographing kids is that they are so unpredictable and uncontrollable. But, that makes things more […]

Why A Backup Plan is Invaluable to Photography

Photo by Dzvonko Petrovski.

Recently, I’ve found myself improvising way too much just because things didn’t go as planned and too many unexpected variables came into play. So for the last photo shoot for which I was commissioned, I decided to create a backup plan, and a backup for the backup, in case something went wrong. You’re likely familiar with Murphy’s law: […]

Why You Should Do Photo Projects More Often

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Photo stories and photo projects are extremely helpful in acquiring experience and credibility for yourself as a photographer. I’ve discussed 365/52 projects before and their importance in terms of being creative and maintaining the skills gained from the associated learning-curve. This time, however, I’d like to address a more impactful part of the photography world […]

How to Photograph Cars For Amazing Shots

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As with other genres of photography, photographing cars has its own set of “rules”. This doesn’t mean that you need to follow all of them strictly–breaking the rules will sometimes get you the best results. However, if you’re going to break the rules at the right time and in the right way, then you first need […]