Out with the old and in with the new! Forget the typical family portrait by the mantel and try some of these creative ideas when shooting your Holiday family portraits. They’re fun, they’re creative and they’re YOU. Being creative […]
Pretty soon, the streets will be filled with ghosts, goblins and glittery fairies. So, get your camera ready for all of the creative photo ops! Many will be spontaneous magical and mystical moments, but some require planning ahead. Have […]
Father’s Day is approaching fast and it may very well be that you find yourself in a quandary: what do you get the man who has everything? Well for starters, you can pretty much write off slapping your paint-covered […]
30 years ago the original Ghostbusters movie was released and I thought it would be fun to create a Ghostbusters-inspired picture. Here is how to create the proton pack energy stream effect using PaintShop Pro (these steps will work […]
Ever wonder how other people take pictures of themselves with themselves? I am going to tell you how I do it. I’ve broken it down into 3 parts. Now, I do skim over some of the details in some […]
Prom season is is full swing and I was looking for some interesting photos of prom dresses to share with you. I thought I would find some wonderfully bizarre pictures of 70’s and 80’s prom dresses, with equally fantastic […]
High Key and Low Key photography make use of lighting and contrast (or lack thereof) to create a specific mood. Originally high key photography emerged as a solution for screens that could not correctly display high contrast ratios. Today […]
It is never easy to shop for the photographer in your life, mostly because all of the fun stuff costs more than is feasible to spend. Here is a list of 10 things, from $18-$500, that I as a […]
Are you exploring photography this summer and looking for inspiration? Check out these images of beautiful summer moments taken by amateur photographers – if they can do it, so can you!
This image was taken by John Vergara of Mt. […]
This month we have been exploring different ways to capture the great spring colors that are coming into bloom this time of year. Here is a compilation of our best spring photography tips from the month so you can […]
Photo by Linda Lin
Think for a moment. Is your home computer holding hundreds of photos of amazing landscapes that no one will ever look at? Is that because most of the photos just aren’t that good?
Every time you shoot […]
In HDR photography, there is a fine line between reality and fantasy — and, it’s absolutely breathtaking!
HDR (High Dynamic Range) photography is a technique used to capture a greater range between the darkest shadows and lightest sources of light. […]