A lot of folks get into photography without having any type of art background or art training. Some might be telling themselves, “Hey, I know how to use a camera. Why do I need that?” The answer lies in one word – communication. Just like anyone can write a paragraph, it takes the training and […]
A guide to using the rule of thirds to compose beautiful photographs before you even get to the darkroom.
In photography, storytelling is usually called a photo essay or photo story and it’s a rather common practice. Here are 6 ways to use storytelling effectively
Concepts and guides in photography are building blocks to creating and capturing wonderful images. While the rule of thirds is among the most common building blocks in composition, the S-curve is also one to look out for. It draws the eye towards the main subject instantly! Along with leading lines, this type of curve is especially […]
When I started shooting videos some 17 years ago, I treated the medium the way I did with photography. That is to say, in most shots, I would try to capture the entire subject in one image. Video, however, doesn’t work like that. Firstly you are restricted to landscape format if you create bona fide […]
Shadows play a very important role in photography and using them effectively is based on the photographer’s creative vision. Here are 7 tutorials that will inspire you to embrace shadows in photography.