Tips To Improve Your Cinematography Skills

1.  Go Forth – There is no set path to becoming a cinematographer I started The Wandering DP Podcast to get cinematography tips from some of the world’s best DPs.  My career is just beginning and maneuvering through all the information out there on developing as a DP can be all but impossible.  In everyContinue reading “Tips To Improve Your Cinematography Skills”

How To Get Better Long Exposure Photographs

1. Avoid vibration of any kind Make sure that your camera and tripod are on a steady, balanced surface. Some photographers even put something heavy on the tripod (like sand bags) to add some weight to it. The extra weight will make the tripod and camera sturdier. In addition to the extra weight, it will helpContinue reading “How To Get Better Long Exposure Photographs”

How To Get Successful As A Street Photographer

1: Choosing the best lens Deciding which lens to use is one of the most important factors for street photography. You may be tempted to use a telephoto lens, but that’s more than likely to result in more harm than good. You don’t want to be that creepy person standing across the road aiming aContinue reading “How To Get Successful As A Street Photographer”

Tips For Taking Cool Vintage Photographs

1. Study Old Film Cameras to Recreate Their Style Take a look at the limitations and expectations of the cameras, lenses, and even filters used in the past. You need to know this to replicate their look with your current equipment. Film cameras had a natural softness to them and lacked in contrast. They also didn’t have great low light capability. TheContinue reading “Tips For Taking Cool Vintage Photographs”

How To Take Beautiful Time Lapse Photographs

1 .- Plan, plan, plan …  As the Chinese proverb says, if I had ten hours to chop down a tree, I would use seven in sharpening the ax. If we are going to make a “time-lapse” of a sunset, it makes no sense to do 30 miles by car loaded with our gear toContinue reading “How To Take Beautiful Time Lapse Photographs”

Tips To Become A Successful Stock Photographer

1. Treat it like a business The more business-like you treat stock photography, the more success you will have with it. A casual approach will bring casual returns. There’s no problem with this if it’s what you want. If you’re serious about making real money from stock photography set up a business right from theContinue reading “Tips To Become A Successful Stock Photographer”

How You Can Start Doing Still Life Photography

1. Choose Subjects that Speak to You What you photograph is completely up to you. Have a search around the house to see if you can find something simple but interesting to start with. Please don’t feel like you have to take photos of fruit or flowers just because everyone else does: think outside the boxContinue reading “How You Can Start Doing Still Life Photography”

Real Estate Photography Beginners Guide

1. Choose Right Time Choosing the right time is very important for real estate photographers. If you have the opportunity, schedule a photo shoot at the daytime. This way, you will get a lot of natural light and bright, saturated colors in your pictures. If the weather is cloudy, you should choose another time forContinue reading “Real Estate Photography Beginners Guide”

How To Get Best Modelling Photos

1 – COMMUNICATE Most people feel really nervous and uncomfortable in front of a camera. Even an experienced model cannot read your mind and does not know what your intentions are. So before you get started, sit down with the person and talk them through the plans for the shoot. Explain your concept, share yourContinue reading “How To Get Best Modelling Photos”

Tips To Take Killing Candid Photographs

1. Take your Camera Everywhere Probably the best way to take spontaneous photographs is to always be ready to do so. I have a DSLR which I take out when I’m on a shoot but between shoots like to cary with a quality point and shoot camera that I can whip out at a momentsContinue reading “Tips To Take Killing Candid Photographs”