Scanography is a technique that uses a flatbread scanner to create photography. It first became popular in the early 2000s. It is an interesting method that can help you create unique images. And it doesn’t require a lot of equipment! What Do You Need For Scanography? To make a scanner photograph, you arrange objects on […]
Grunge photography is a style where the final image looks dirty, distressed, or distorted. To create grunge pictures a photographer uses in-camera technique and edgy post-processing. Much like grunge music with its antsy lyrics and distorted chords, the best grunge photos will bring up disturbing emotions. Here’s how to achieve that grunge photography look. The […]
Couples pay tons of money to have photographers at their weddings, but what else can they do with the end result besides sticking a few pictures in photo albums? A lot actually. We asked wedding professionals for their suggestions on what to do with your wedding photos after the wedding-and we love their cool, unexpected […]
So much of your wedding day is fleeting-the cake will get eaten, the flowers will be donated and the band will have to stop playing eventually-but your wedding photos will be yours to keep forever. You owe it to yourself (and any future generations) to do everything you can to make them look beautiful and […]
Among the myriad of wedding day traditions, first looks are popular-yet-polarizing. Nearly half of all couples who wed last year decided to go with a first look. But if you’re on the fence about taking first look photos, consider the pros and cons. While it can be a special moment on your wedding day, it […]
If the idea of taking thousands of photos on your wedding day seems daunting, you’re not alone. After all, unless you’re a professional model, you’re probably not accustomed to being in front of the camera for hours on end. So how do you pose for a wedding photographer to guarantee shots you’ll actually want to […]
The couple is the focal point on any wedding day, but there’s another set of guests that’s equally important, particularly when it comes to photographs: family. Sure, couples want those must-have wedding photos like vows and the first look, but according to wedding photographer Sirena Singleton, wedding-day family photos are some of the most treasured […]
Nothing quite says beautiful mess like first birthday cake smash photography. But when you decide to go the DIY route, the results tend to be less beautiful and more mess. From shooting my firstborn’s cake smash to his little sister’s, I’ve discovered a few tricks to getting colorful, messy first birthday photos with DIY cake […]
Natural light is notoriously difficult to control. And if you’re shooting somewhere outdoorsy like a park or a forest, you’ll most likely encounter dappled light. But you can use this type of lighting to your advantage! Here’s how to photograph in dappled light for amazing images.
This is a subject that runs to the very heart of what makes photography special for many people. The convulsions that many had when Steve McCurry decided he was in fact a visual storyteller show just how passionate people are about this subject.
You might have a photo you love but can’t add to your portfolio. The composition might not be great, the subject is too far away, or there are too many distractions in the shot. Knowing how to crop a picture in Photoshop or Lightroom will help you fix most, if not all, of these issues. Here’s how to crop photos for best results.
When you print a photograph, it becomes physical. A print is the embodiment of the digital file. As a print, it becomes part of our daily physical existence. As a constant part of our life the print comes to play a role in our life, perhaps effecting us in ways we didn’t expect.