Archive for category: Tips and Tricks

10 awesome tips for headshot photography from Peter Hurley

10 awesome tips for headshot photography from Peter Hurley

If you ever take photos of people (which is just about everyone), then you’ve really got to watch Peter Hurley’s presentation. Peter, a renowned headshot photographer, tells you how to make anyone look good in front of a camera.

11 Fantastic Tips for Photographing Motion

11 Fantastic Tips for Photographing Motion

Motion photography is a great way to capture the atmosphere of a scene. Whether it’s the movement in the clouds you’re photographing or the passing of a race car, these tips will help you set up and execute your motion shot.

Foolproof Techniques for Getting your Lighting Right

Foolproof Techniques for Getting your Lighting Right

Got a gig for wedding photography but stressing about it being overcast and not getting the right light? Or maybe you have to do a bit of family photography but don’t know how to get that happy family “glow” in your photo? Here are some tips to help you manipulate your lighting and produce great photos every time.

8 Tips for Taking Amazing Candid Photographs

8 Tips for Taking Amazing Candid Photographs

Kevin Paul is a professional portrait and wedding photographer with a real talent for capturing natural expressions. Here he shares 8 of his best tips for wedding, portrait and all types of candid photography.

How to fake a wide-angle lens

How to fake a wide-angle lens

A few weeks ago I was called upon to fill in as a real estate photographer. It’s something I’d never done before and with basic equipment I was a bit hesitant. Nevertheless I gave it a shot, and with a bit of experimentation I found a way to ‘fake’ having a wide-angle lens.