When the nights draw in its time for funfair and amusement park photography. When a fair comes to town, it’s an opportunity to photograph something new and vibrant for your portfolio. The bright lights, constant movement, and enthusiastic crowds provide endless photographic opportunities throughout the evening.
Product photography is a highly intricate and precise genre in which you have to be able to control every last angle and reflection. This helpful video discusses how the table on which you are shooting can affect the results while demonstrating on a wine bottle.
Rembrandt lighting is one of the most classic and fundamental lighting techniques in photography, and you will still see it used quite commonly today. This great video will show you how to create a Rembrandt lighting setup for portrait work.
If you have not tried light painting before, it is a fun and challenging way to experiment and create unique images or augment your existing lighting. This great video will show you how to get started with the technique.
The Rule of Thirds and the Golden Ratio are some of the most foundational concepts in the world of photography. The Golden Ratio is essentially a design principle based on the ratio of 1 to 1.618 – or more precisely 1.61803398875, but let’s stick with 1.618.
Photographer Mik Milman recently put together a helpful “shot list” video that any event photographer (especially beginners) will find valuable. In the video, he lists six shot “types” that you need to keep in mind, no matter what kind of event you’re hired to shoot.
Aperture is one of the most important fundamentals in photography, and mastering it is crucial to learning how to create better images. This excellent video will give you a great introduction to aperture and f-stops and how you can use them to take more control over your images.
Fashion photography has always been an exciting photography genre. It is a great platform to practice both strategic advertising combined with the use of a creative imagination.
Rachel and Daniel of Mango Street—one of the most popular photography channels on YouTube—have put together a great, straight-to-the-point guide to capturing that “moody” style of portrait that’s become a popular counter-point to the “dreamy” overexposed look that often dominates lifestyle imagery.
Want to give your shots a little style and flavor? Forget post-production trickery—try using these dope in-camera effects instead.