Studio Strobe Light vs Off-Camera Flash
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Studio Strobe Light vs Off-Camera Flash

Note – This was email sent to our subscribers (buyers of our online courses) on Sunday, 26th March 2023. Hi  How are you doing this Sunday afternoon? Last weekend I sent you an email about how I am expanding my photography studio here in Pune. In that email I had shown you the brand new studio light…

Basic Tips to Get Better Portraits for Beginners

Basic Tips to Get Better Portraits for Beginners

Portrait photography refers to shooting people, both individually and in groups. In this article, we’ll mainly be talking about how you can make use of the settings that your camera and lens offer to get the best looking portrait images. We’ll also be looking how to get better shots by understanding how to avoid hard…

The Principle of Shooting Through Obstacles to Add Depth

The Principle of Shooting Through Obstacles to Add Depth

Adding depth in photography can mean a lot of things but here we’ll be specifically looking at a few techniques on how to make your shots have a three dimensional feel to them so that they: Look more imposing Don’t look flat Appear to the viewer like how things appear in reality Let’s get started…

How to Blur the Background in DSLR Photography – Technique and Lens

How to Blur the Background in DSLR Photography – Technique and Lens

Do you want to learn how to get blurry background photos? Learning how to blur background can take your photography to the next level as it really makes the subject in your shots stand out. Blurring the background in a shot is one of those essential things that immediately gives a portrait (or any other…

An Emotionally Touching Photo That Proves That In Photography, All Rules Can be Broken

An Emotionally Touching Photo That Proves That In Photography, All Rules Can be Broken

While reading an article on the situation in Syria, I came across many heart-breaking photos, but this particular one was very painful indeed: The shot is by Youseff Karwashan. It shows an innocent boy clutching his toys amidst war-torn rubble and ruins and showcases the emotion of innocence in a very emphatic way. But if…

Tip of the Day: Avoid Shooting in Direct Sunlight

Tip of the Day: Avoid Shooting in Direct Sunlight

One of the fastest ways to improve your shots is to be careful of the quality of light falling upon your subject. For example, look at the shots below: Even though both the shots are of the same location, the second shot looks much better. That’s because it has been shot during the evening, when the light…