PhotoPlus Expo 2017: What to Expect

Time's running out to make your plans for PhotoPlus Expo 2017! Starting Wednesday, October 25th, the Javits Convention Center in the heart of Manhattan will host the photo industry's single largest annual gathering: the PhotoPlus Expo 2017 Approximately 20,000 individuals from around the world are...

20 Ways to Become a Better Photographer

20 Ways to Become a Better Photographer

Ever wonder what goes into becoming a better photographer? Of course, the answer varies between individuals, as each photographer has strong points and weak points. However, you may be surprised that a lot of what it takes to improve as an image maker doesn't involve having the fanciest gear or the...

What is a MegaPixel? Dots on the Camera Sensors..

What is a Megapixel?

Megapixels refer to a cluster of pixels. How many exactly? Well one million. So one megapixel is one million tiny individual pixels. Find out how many pixels you need (hint: it depends on how large you want your prints to be).

Direct Printing from iPhone

How to Directly Print Photos from an iPhone

How to directly print photos from your iPhone? Use AirPrint (part of Apple's MacOS and iOS) enabled printers or HP Direct Wireless Printing. Read our easy and quick tips and tricks on how to print photos with your iPhone.

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The Real Estate Photography Checklist

Real Estate Photography Checklist. 12 Amazing Must-Dos before you take on an assignment (before, during, and after the photo shoot). Free PDF Checklist Download for your upcoming projects.

Wedding Photography Checklist

The Ultimate Wedding Photographer’s Checklist

Wedding Photographer Checklist A lot goes into photographing a wedding. As one of the most important days in any person's life, it is essential to nail a wedding session the first time around. There are no do-overs, and a bad end product can be potentially disastrous for future client relations...

How to Make a Full Body Portrait (Tips & Tricks)

How to Make Full Body Portraits

Learn How to Make the Perfect Full Body Portrait Photo. What Lens to use, which Lighting to Pick and how to Posture for a Great Portrait (from tip to toe).

Best Photo & Video Youtube Channels

Must Follow YouTube Channels

Top 10 YouTube Channels …for Photo & Video Enthusiasts Photography and videography have certainly grown into popular art forms, letting artists express themselves in creative and engaging new ways. In more recent years, photographers and videographers alike have taken to YouTube to teach...

Most Iconic Photographs of All Time

Wee dug out the most iconic images that reflect the most important events of the world over the past decade. From "Lunch atop a Skyscraper" to recent protests. Check them out..

How A Smartphone Can Help You Become A Better...

Find out how your smartphone can make you a better photographer. Watch recommended videos and download apps which can help you with make better photos with your mobile phone (and find out how you can earn money with your phone's photos!)

Annoying Questions You Don't Want to Hear as a Photographer

How To Annoy a Pro Photographer

6 Annoying Questions (Not) To Ask a Photographer Photography requires a lot of hard work, time spent out in the field, practicing and putting into effect theory that we have learned in a classroom environment. It requires adapting different techniques into a multitude of shooting situations and...

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Light & Photography 101

Why Light Matters What is the most important aspect of photography?  Some would say it is the camera or the lens. Others would say it is the ‘photographic sense’ something that is acquired by most over years of practice while a rare few are born with it. And some would even say traveling because...

How to Make Better Pet Images

Our pets are our best friends. Their love is unconditional, and they never judge us for what we are. After a hard days work, they are the perfect companion to spend some time with, the truest of friends one could have. If you are reading this, you are probably one of those lucky pet owners who also...

What we can Learn from Trey Ratcliff

What we can Learn from Trey Ratcliff (No, it’s...

Learning from Trey Ratcliff Trey Ratcliff is a renowned photographer who specializes in stunning High Dynamic Range (HDR) photography. He is not only a reliable source of information on how to use HDR to capture the moment in all its glory: he is a master at capturing it in all its meaning as well...

Taking Sharp Images: 11 Easy Tips for Beginners

How to Make Absolutely Sharp Images

12 Tips to Avoid Blur Pictures Whether you are interested in landscape photography or portraiture, or anything else in between, getting a sharp image is something that is always the top priority for every photographer. Image sharpness, however, depends on some things. Today, we are going to learn...

What's the Auto ISO Mode: When and How to Use it.

Auto ISO Mode: What, How & When?

What is Auto ISO? The Auto ISO Mode is a feature on some cameras where the camera decides what should be the optimum ISO for the exposure.  The camera reads the aperture and the shutter speed in use and then depending on the scene and the metering mode, dials in the ISO number it feels is right...

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How to Shoot Mesmerizing Photos of a City You’re...

9 Tips to Shoot Mesmerizing Photos of a City The most visible souvenir to take away from a visit to a new place are the pictures of the place. It is the photographer’s way of saying I was there. When you look back how many times have you given any serious thought to how you make those photos? When...

Best Time to Take Pictures Outside

There has never been a better time to pick up a camera. There has never been a better time to make images either. One of the best things to have happened to photography is the advent of digital technology. It has ushered in an era where more and more people are taking up photography, be it...

How to Take Better Vacation Photos

How to Take Better Vacation Photos (9 Tips You Must...

Tips to Shoot Better Vacation Photos It is that time of the year again. With the brisk northerly wind blowing in and schools shutting down for full two weeks, people have started to leave behind their maddening city lives for a couple of weeks of tranquility and rejuvenation. Vacations are also the...

Canvas Prints: Gifting Ideas by Snapfish

Canvas Print Gifting Idea Being a photographer it is quite normal that I love making prints of what I capture and what I really love. Landscapes, seascapes, flowers, loved ones, anything that catches my fancy finds its way to my digital image library and then sometimes make their way onto one of my...

Fastest Women in the World: 196 Countries, 3 Years...

One Woman’s Odyssey to Spread Peace Through Sustainable Tourism in 3 years & 3 months in 196 Countries Many of us grew up watching heroic archetypes flash across animated screens, so it’s not really surprising that members of the tech generations are rising to the challenge of creating positive...

5 DSLR Video Tips

DSLR Video Tips: How to Make Great Videos with Your...

Some Practical DSLR Video Tips Stiff competition from excellent Mirror-less Interchangeable Lens Cameras (MILCs) these days have forced DSLR makers to go for additional features in their cameras. One of them being the ability to shoot beautiful professional videos. As a matter of fact, there is a...

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How to Use Off-Camera Flash

Off-Camera Flash Tips Before you begin to read this article let me clear one thing. It is understood that you already own one or several external flash units because owning one is a prerequisite to making the most of the content in this article. If you own more than one and are using them in tandem...

5 Essential Product Photography Tips

Must Know Product Photography Tips

How to Improve your Product Photos Product photography is a lucrative avenue for budding photography professionals. However getting started can be a bit intimidating, especially with all the gear that we frequently get to hear about. To start off you need a few things… a curved white...

Baby Photography Tips

Proven Baby Photography Tips

7 Simple Baby Photography Tips It’s a beautiful moment when you welcome a little one into your family. As the father of a five-year-old, I remember her first days, when she would sleep most of the time and I would wait patiently to hold her in my arms.  But in those busy first few days, one should...

Kids Photography Tips: 9 Tips You Must Know if You have Kids and Like Photography

Kids Photography Tips for Lasting Memories

9 Kids Photography Tips To Capture your Kids Moments Forever Ask any professional photographer and they would say photographing kids is the one of the toughest assignment that one can land into. Most would shudder at the thought of having to complete an assignment where kids are involved. So we...

Photography Beginner Tips

10 Photography Tips for Beginners: SLR in Non-Auto Mode

Tips for Photography Beginners Buying a new SLR camera can be a very rewarding experience, but as tempting as it is to stick with auto mode, you will find that you often take your best pictures when you dare to step out of your comfort zone. Reading a few photography tips for beginners or looking...

How to give a positive vibe to an image

How to Give Positive Vibes to Your Images

4 Tips to Spice Up Your Pics One of the challenges often faced by photographers is to give their images a positive vibe. If you are shooting portraits you know without doubts, that some images require just a plain old profile shot and others, where you are specifically requested, will have to give...

Landscape Photography Tips

Landscape Photography Tips: Beat the Challenge!

5 Landscape Photography Tips For the true landscape photographer what matters most is not his gear but his ability to be at the right place at the right time. You have got to believe it when the greatest landscape photographer of all times Ansel Adams says – “Sometimes I arrive just when God's...

Color Gels for Flash

Using Color Gels when Working with Flash

How to Use Color Gels for Flash A challenge for pro photographers, and for that matter even amateur photographers, is color correcting for ambient light, especially when they are firing a flash at the subject. There are a number of techniques used by beginner photographers, such as using a gray...

Sports Photography Tips

Fantastic Sports Photography Tips (Turning You into a...

Sports Photography Tips With the Summer Olimpic Games 2016 going on, let us polish up our sports photography skills with these short sports photography tips! Sports are one of few things in this world that are culturally universal. While the sport of choice might differ from country to country, the...