Articles tagged "tips"

Seven more DIY photography tips using household objects

The Cooperative of Photography received a lot of attention recently for a video featuring seven easy photographic hacks using household items. Now they've released a follow up video with seven more neat tips and tricks. It might just help you kick of a fun weekend photo project. Learn more

How to find (and keep) models
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Having trouble finding models for your formal portrait and glamour projects? This guide will help get you started.

iStockphoto offers ideas for improving your mobilography.

Street photography on your smartphone

Learn tips for candid street photography from mobile photographer Anton Kawasaki.

Learn to take better landscape shots with your mobile device.

Simple Photo Tips: 6 steps to sharper photos

Nothing ruins a special moment like a blurry photo. Follow these simple steps to start getting sharper pictures today.

The square format image is enjoying a resurgence thanks to apps like Instagram and Hipstamatic. Learn how to start using it in your own photography.

The white balance presets in your Android camera app offer an easy way to alter the look and feel of your photographs.

Simple Photo Tips: Tap to focus

One easy way to improve your photos is to take control of your camera's autofocus selection. And you don't need to buy an app to do it.

Lighting is key to any good still life. But it doesn't have to be complex or costly. Got a tablet computer? That may be all the equipment you need.

Simple Photo Tips: Silhouettes at sunset

Shooting at sunset can be a challenge for any camera's metering system. Take some control over exposure for more dramatic results.

6 tips for printing from your smartphone

With a few tricks, you can get great quality prints from your smartphone. Here's how.

Here’s an off-the-wall idea for you: Take your phone into the ocean. Allan Hoffman shows you how.

Simple Photo Tips: Creative projects

Stuck in a rut? Feeling uninspired by your pictures? Try a short-term photo assignment that can get your creative juices flowing again.

How to Use Composition to Improve Your Images
Composition is the most important component of great photography. Understanding how to compose an image will improve your ability to take good pictures.
The Commando Photographer Guide to Travel
When you don't have all the time you want to dedicate to travel photography, your objective is to get in, get the pictures you want, and get out. The Commando Photographer travels light, gets in quick, takes the shot and gets out fast.
Shoot Close Up For Impact!
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Shooting close up for impact (SCUFI) is a great technique for separating a subject from its surroundings to create compositions with greater stopping power. This is not a macro technique, but actually getting closer to your subject.
The Rule of Thirds: A Simple Way to Improve Your Images
The rule of thirds is an easy way for beginning photographers to improve the composition of their photographs. This article explains how to break away from a center-oriented composition and create a more dynamic image.