Photography Beginner's Guide to Photography

Beginner's Guide to Photography

Photography Basics: Smartphone Camera Tips

Lesson Eleven: Smartphone Photography Tips Today, everyone is a photographer. With smartphones in our pockets, we have the ability to photograph at any time, in any place — and often at a comparable resolution to high...

Photography Basics: 5 Exercises to Hone Your Skills

As with any type of art, it’s easy to grow complacent with your photography. Over time, you get used to taking photos in a certain way, or find yourself drawn to the same types...

Photography Basics: The Rule of Thirds

Lesson Ten: The Rule of Thirds Composing images is one of, if not the most, important components of photography. The way a scene is presented completely determines a viewer’s reaction and can help trigger specific emotions...

Photography Basics : Cityscape Photography

LESSON NINE : CITYSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY Photographing a city is one of the best ways to explore. By picking up your camera, you’ll inevitably discover any city’s unique niches, intricate facades, and varied skyline views. Before...

Photography Basics : Sunrise & Sunset Photography

LESSON EIGHT : SUNRISE & SUNSET PHOTOGRAPHY While a sunrise or sunset image is the hallmark of any adventure photo album, snapping a beautiful shot of this daily event is more difficult than you might...

Photography Basics: Food Photography

LESSON SEVEN : FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY While snapping the perfect shot of your delicious dish may seem like a one-and-done, there are several elements that factor into a good food photograph. First, if you’re inside of...

How to Photograph Your Next Train Journey

Train travel offers a special kind of ambience, no matter the final stop. On your next train ride, instead of putting your camera away, keep it by your side to document the unique aspects...

Photography Basics: Macro Photography

LESSON FIVE: MACRO PHOTOGRAPHY To capture close-up shots of tiny details, bits of nature, or small subject matter, you’ll need to familiarize yourself with the basics of macro photography! When starting out, it’s difficult to...

Photography Basics: Portrait Photography

LESSON SIX: PORTRAITURE Want to learn how to snap stunning portraits? It’s easier than you think! All you need is your DSLR, lens, and some natural light. Though using a 35-85mm (or similar) lens...