Show your lighting setups (free PSD)
Tuesday 16 September 2014, 21:19 | Elja Trum | 90x read

Show your lighting setups (free PSD)

If you would like to show another photographer how you did a specific lighting setup you can draw it on the back of an envelope you happen to have nearby. That doesn't make you look very professional of course. That's why Photofacts released a free Photoshop file (PSD) to show your lighting setups in a quick and professional looking way.

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Free eBooks by PhotoWhoa
Tuesday 24 September 2013, 20:24 | Elja Trum | 1311x read

Free eBooks by PhotoWhoa

PhotoWhoa sells al kinds of photography books, DVD's and other related stuff. To promote their site they also offer over ten free eBooks and other products that are worth checking out. The two latest free promotion eBooks are The Street Collective and The Beauty Collective.

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Black and White Photography; the world without color


Before color photography, there was black and white photography. The first photo was taken over a 180 years ago. Decades later the first color print was produced. Color photography remained expensive for a long time, so most photos where made in black and white. This changed in the seventies of the last century.

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Model Release: Why, When And How
Tuesday 30 July 2013, 09:22 | Rajib Mukherjee | 1045x read

Model Release: Why, When And How

Each stock photography website will have its own set of rules which your photographs will be expected to conform with before those can be considered fit for commercial usage. In the clutter of all these rules and regulations you may also have come across a term 'model release'. What is this model release and how important is it in the context of selling your photos on micro-stock websites?

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A New Perspective on Perspectives
Tuesday 23 July 2013, 09:17 | Sarah Jo Coryell | 1099x read

A New Perspective on Perspectives

Perspective when speaking in terms of your photography, refers to the relationship of the objects in a photograph. This includes their relative positions within the scene and size and the space that exists between them. Basically, perspective is in the composition of a photograph and the way the objects are laid out.

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Street Photography: An Introduction
Friday 12 July 2013, 08:54 | Rajib Mukherjee | 1365x read

Street Photography: An Introduction

What is common between Eugene Atget, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Frank, Garry Winogrand and Weegee (Arthur Fellig)? They have all pursued an interesting genre of photography known as street photography. To say that Street Photography can be demanding is like saying the Beatles were a rock band.

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Techniques To Get A Sharp Photo Every Time
Wednesday 3 July 2013, 09:34 | Rajib Mukherjee | 1668x read

Techniques To Get A Sharp Photo Every Time

Getting the sharpest image in all possible circumstances is every photographer's dream. The sharpest image, however, takes a lot more than just hoping and you will need to focus on several aspects, all of which have to come together in order to create that one moment come alive in two dimension.

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Tips To Improve Your Portrait Photography
Thursday 20 June 2013, 08:22 | Rajib Mukherjee | 1166x read

Tips To Improve Your Portrait Photography

I bet after you bought your first camera your initial subjects would have been your family members or even your pet. The first couple of hundred pictures would have been anything but carefully thought out compositions. You would have shot both portraits and candid, clicked the shutter when your subjects would be least expecting it and hate you for that!

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Choosing the Best Camera Type
Thursday 23 May 2013, 17:10 | Sarah Jo Coryell | 1271x read

Choosing the Best Camera Type

Digital cameras have been around for many years but they are continuing to become the norm in terms of the equipment most photographers use. From the simple point and click camera, perfect for beginner, to the high tech digital cameras, costing thousands of dollars, there is something for every photographer.

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