March 2010

Helpful Photography Cheat Sheets to make your life easier.

Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned professional, sometimes we all need our memory jogged. It’s never a bad idea to have some convenient references handy just in case. ThePhotoArgus has listed what he thinks are some helpful cheat sheets to keep in your camera bag.

Perspective in Photography.

In this article, PictureCorrect will try to explain how perspective works in a 2D photograph with some tips, myths and example photos.

How to achieve the perfect Portrait Pose.

Knowing how to pose models is a key skill to have in making good portraits. In this article, PhotoTutsPlus talks about a few tips on how to pose your model to create stunning photos. From the hands and feet, right through to the head and eyes – they’ve got you covered!

How to make a killer Viral Photo Gallery.

You see photo galleries all over the web: The top 10 such-and-such photos, or 25 amazing this-or-that pictures. If you’re like us, you click on almost every one of them. Themed photo galleries on blogs work for a simple reason: Almost everyone appreciates great pictures and enjoys sharing them with friends. If you can dream up a good theme, write a good headline, and deliver a payoff of stunning visuals, you’ve got a viral hit on your hands. SmashingApps gets started on building a viral photo gallery for your blog.

Watermark, watermark everywhere and not an image to copy!

Digital media has certainly made taking and copying your artwork easier and faster. If you decide to upload your digital media onto a personal website, or a blog, for instance, and all an individual has to do is save these pictures and images onto their own computers. Without knowing who is downloading your images, it is difficult to ensure the security and safety of your digital media in terms of usage. AdMixWeb explains the use of Watermarks to protect your work.

Tutorials for creating HDR images.

HDR(High Dynamic Range) pictures are several different exposures which include normal exposure, over exposure, and under exposure of the same shot which are then merged together to form one image. CreativeNerds have a collection of 20 different techniques for creating superb HDR images.

February 2010

15 Half-Faced Portraits.

Portraits are always more interesting if they are done in a unique way. PhotographyBlogger presents 15 examples of half-faced portraits. Actually, I wouldn’t mind seeing some two-faced portraits.

Classic Interior Photography.

When PsdTutorial stumbled upon, he found that there are so many high quality & stunning artistic interior photos. He’s sorted some of the best photos from that site, and he has also sorted some photos into categories so that you understand why he chose those photos.

Eight tips for shooting Extremely Wide Angles.

Wide angle photography can be fun and challenging at the same time. On one hand, it’s great to pull in so much of a scene with a single shot. On the other hand, it can be difficult to produce a well composed photo at such a wide perspective. So EpicEdits has pulled together a few photos and pieces of advice for shooting with wide angle lenses.

Professional Depth of Field photos.

Creating a professional depth of field (DOF) effect in your photos is a quite difficult task and requires some practice and the right equipment. The challenge in DOF photography is managing to let the sharpness gradually decrease on each side of the main subject. When the art is mastered however, some pretty amazing results can be achieved. Photofizz presents you with 100 fantastic results of this technique of photography.