Use vignetting effectively and it’s a powerful artistic tool. Botch it and you’re likely to be pegged as an amateur. Here’s how you can add a vignette to your photo in-camera or during post-processing in Lightroom and Photoshop.
Concluding our series on the exposure triangle, we discuss ISO, which plays its own specific role in exposure and light. This guide explains what ISO is, how it affects your images, the pros and cons of using ISO, and how it interacts with shutter speed and aperture.
What you need to know about aspect ratios and how you can use them in your photography. This is a must-read for any modern photographer, as we discuss the ratios online technology requires and how you can experiment with different aspect ratios to stand out.
The f-stop can be a pretty daunting thing when you’re trying to wrap your head around the math and how it affects aperture. But, it doesn’t have to be so confusing. This guide will walk you through everything you need to know about f-stops so you can take perfect exposures every time.
While long exposures happen to be heavily used among photographers who specialize in landscapes, this method can actually serve a wide variety of creative purposes, and knowing how, when, and why to take one can be a powerful asset to any photographer.
We usually know right away when a color (or color scheme) is or isn’t working. The challenge is learning to identify what is causing it to behave that way. Here’s what you need to know about color theory and how to use complementary colors to make your images pop.
The key to understanding aperture is knowing that it’s all about harnessing light. In this in-depth guide, we go over everything you need to know about aperture, how it makes up one side of the exposure triangle, along with shutter speed and ISO, and how you can master it.
Learn how to see your scene in thirds before you compose the shot. Our comprehensive guide on the Rule of Thirds will teach you how to utilize the rule and compose eye-catching images that draw the viewer in. We also demystify the “rule” and offer scenarios when it’s ok to break it.
It may seem like a basic artistic decision: Will I use color or not? But when it comes to building a brand for yourself and making a statement with your art, the choice could be the difference between accomplishing your goals and falling short of them.
Before you begin advertising and promoting your photography on Instagram, there are some things to keep in mind so you don’t feel as though you are wasting your money. Here’s what you need to know to get started with Instagram ads.
Learning how to bracket exposures provides another opportunity to create striking images. This guide has everything you need to know about exposure bracketing so you can add eye-catching contrasts to your interior, landscape and street shots.
Have you tried Facebook ads to promote your photography business, but not had any luck bringing in new leads? That’s a common tale, but we can help you make the most of Facebook ads so you can see a fantastic return on investment.
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