Metering modes explained and how to know which one to use
Most of today’s cameras have three different metering modes: matrix (evaluative), center-weighted, and spot. Some also have a highlight-weighted mode.
Why you might want an external flash... — LIVE SNAP LOVE
Anyone else noticing how dark it's getting? Winter is on it's way! As much as I love the dark evenings for a new host of shooting opportunities, one of the things I picked up last year that I had been hankering after for ages was a Canon Speedlite to help with my indoor pictures over the dark winter months. I thought it might be helpful for some of you to understand why you might need or want to use an external flash on some occasions, especially now that the day light hours are…
Lens Hoods - When, Why and How to Use Them
In this tutorial I will explain what lens hoods are,, as well as when, why (and how) you should use a lens hood to achieve a better image!
8 Low Light Photography Tips - LASSO THE MOON
It’s probably the #1 question I get, "Do you have any low light photography tips?" Get tips from Beryl Ayn Young on taking low light shots.
5 Killer Ways to Shoot Into the Sun and Get Beautiful Flare - Photoshop Actions and Lightroom Presets | MCP Actions™
Sun flare is technically considered a flaw in traditional photography. In modern photography, photographers are taking this past blunder and turning it into expression and art. Learn how you can purposely use sun flare to capture amazing images.
Snowy Photo Tips
Ok so I've had people ask me to start doing photography tutorials. I don't ever do these, but I hope it helps you. I thought it would be a...
Photographing People in Glasses
By Jodi Friedman, MCP Photoshop Actions (Photos used in this tutorial were edited with either the new MCP Fusion Actions or the FREE MCP Mini Fusion Photoshop action, that you can download here or …
4 Tips for Effective Lighting Using Only One Speedlight
If the idea of incorporating flash into your photography work strikes fear in your heart, this is a must read article fo.
Tips for photographers // Camera settings for group photos
One thing we get asked a lot is, "What are the best camera settings for group photos?" or "What's the best way to take group shots?" We've a...
Photography Tutorials and Photo Tips | Creative Inspiration
Looking for Photography Tutorials? Find great photography tutorials and creative inspiration. Thank you for reading the I Heart Faces Photography Blog!
Adobe Lightroom Tutorial (a.k.a. my dirty little secret)
I’ve published a new Lightroom 4 Tutorial that covers all the new features in their latest release. I have a confession to make… I’m actually a terrible photographer. I honestly can’t be bothered fiddling with stuff like manual focus, white balance and even a proper exposure, especially when photographing my dinner which is getting cold
How to Edit Backlit Photos in Lightroom & Make Them Pop!
Backlit photos are beautiful, however are often hazy and have low contrast. In this tutorial I will show you some simple Lightroom edits to really make your backlit images POP!
Depth of Field: it's more than just aperture
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