Where I Want To Be And What I Really Care About: A Talk By Portrait & Lifestyle Photographer Matt Carr

Specializing in portraiture and lifestyle, Matt Carr is an award-winning visual storyteller with a background in photojournalism and a penchant for delivering honest, believable and beautifully lit scenes. His photography has been published in The New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, ESPN, GQ, Men’s Health, Premiere and Rolling Stone among other

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All You Need To Know About Trouble-Free Toddler Photography

Toddlers are endless bundles of energy. This makes toddler photography about as easy as photographing the Looney Toon’s Tasmanian Devil. Photographing moving objects is always tough to tackle. Add in a dash of unpredictability, mood swings, and a bit of oh-so-sweet defiance and the task seems impossible. Toddler years are

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Everything You Need To Know About Uplighting For Your Wedding

Ever look at pictures of a wedding and find yourself blown away by both the details of the space and the intimate, romantic vibe of the event? You have uplighting to thank for that. Though uplighting isn’t a standalone solution for making a reception pop, it is an integral part

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All You Need To Know About Photo Series And 12 Awesome Photo Series Ideas To Try

Photo series come in a variety of interesting styles. But why do photographers love them so much? Focusing on one theme can help you reinvent your style and improve your creativity skills. WHAT IS A PHOTO SERIES? A photography series is a collection of images that are linked and showcased

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Behind The Pearl Earrings: A Documentary About Combat Photojournalist Dickey Chapelle

This compelling documentary explores Chapelle’s storytelling and her intriguing journey as a combat journalist, which paved the way for other female war correspondents. She defied the odds and told the story her way. Clad in fatigues, an Australian bush hat, harlequin eyeglasses, a Leica camera slung around her shoulders and

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12 Most Common Facts About Photography Lighting Which Every Photographer Should Know

Photography is painting with light. So understanding how light works will help you create or see the best light for your photography. Portrait and other studio photographers study light to control it more precisely. Landscape and other outdoor photographers recognize different types of light. They plan and take advantage of

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Everything You Needs To Know About Shape And Form In Photography Composition

Understanding shape and form is one of the pillars of photography composition. It can make even the most mundane objects jump out of an image. Grab the object closest to you and run your fingers over the surface. Does the object have a texture? What about a shape? Are the

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What You Can Learn About Portrait Photography From Da’ Vinchi’s Mona Lisa

When it comes to famous images the Mona Lisa by Leonardo Da Vinci is one of the most recognized in the world. When I visited the Lourve in Paris a couple of years ago I was stunned by the crowds of people gathering around this small image, pushing and shoving

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