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Try this cool, creative portrait idea by Noah Prodanovic: #portraits

500px Try this cool, creative portrait idea by Noah Prodanovic: https://goo.gl/NkXXCV #portraits Read More at 500px

Wedding Portraits – 5 Tips for Getting Out of a Creative Rut

Digital Photography School Tips for shaking up your wedding photography a little Wedding Portraits – 5 Tips for Getting Out of a Creative Rut If you do weddings and sometimes struggle with the wedding portraits and being more creative – here are 5 tips to help you get out of your rut. Read More at Digital Photography School

How to be Creative with a Wide Angle Lens

PictureCorrect Photography Tips These tips will help you get creative with your wide-angle lenses! How to be Creative with a Wide Angle Lens Wide angle lenses have tremendous creative potential. The way they affect perspective and line helps you make dynamic and exciting images. Yet, care is required to get the best out of them. It takes a little thought to avoid the messy compositions characteristic of photos taken with wide angle lense… Read More at Picture Correct

Here’s a creative image for our “Reflections” theme from Mickey West who said sh…

Shutterbug Magazine Here’s a creative image for our “Reflections” theme from Mickey West who said she was “reflecting on love” with the heart-shaped pages as Valentine’s Day approaches. Read More at Shutterbug.com

Subscription Price Increase for Adobe Creative Cloud Imminent

Fstoppers Adobe’s prices are going up. Subscription Price Increase for Adobe Creative Cloud Imminent Next month, Adobe is raising the price of its Creative Cloud subscription plans for the first time in five years. Read More at Fstoppers

Creative Use of the Radial Filter in Lightroom

Digital Photography School What’s your favourite use of the radial filter? We’d love to see an example of it if you have one handy. Creative Use of the Radial Filter in Lightroom The Radial Filter in Lightroom can do a lot more than just add a vignette to your images. Here are some creative uses for it to help you make better images. Read More at Digital Photography School

ANNOUNCING: The Magnum and Spéos Paris Photographic Institute one-year Creative …

Magnum Photos ANNOUNCING: The Magnum and Spéos Paris Photographic Institute one-year Creative Documentary & Photojournalism course. The Creative Documentary & Photojournalism course is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in documentary photography and/or photojournalism, in the Magnum tradition of visual storytelling. The course will equip students with the historical and contextual framework required to raise the critical thinking about documentary photography, as well as providing technical guidance and tutorial support. Students will have unique access to Spéos […]

A Creative Twist on Typical Basketball Portraits

PictureCorrect Photography Tips The final image of each player was shot using two strobes in gridded soft boxes (placed on the left and right of the subject). A Creative Twist on Typical Basketball Portraits It may come as no surprise that student athletes tend to get at least one portrait taken in their uniform. However, to add a little extra oomph and creativity to the local basketball portraits, Erik Christian provided a whole new outlook for these All-Star players. To […]

Depth of Field: A Major Player in Creative Control

PictureCorrect Photography Tips Depth of Field: A Major Player in Creative Control When you hear the phrase Depth of Field (also called DOF) you may wonder why you should care as long as your pictures are in focus. Well since DOF is generally referred to as the range of a pictures over all sharpness; and most people are instinctively drawn to the sharpest part of the picture […] Read More at Picture Correct

Getting Creative With Your Camera and a Glass Sphere

Fstoppers These are a great way to create unique images. Getting Creative With Your Camera and a Glass Sphere If you’ve never heard of Lensball before, don’t sweat it. I had not heard that particular term used until now, either. I’d be willing to bet, however, that you’ve seen some of the cool shots people are taking with these accessories though. Read More at Fstoppers

Tips for Creative Plant Photography

Digital Photography School How to get a little more creative with your images of plants. We’d love to see your best attempts below. Tips for Creative Plant Photography Plants are some of the best captive subjects you can have to practice new ideas – here are some tips for creative plant photography. Read More at Digital Photography School

This article is PACKED with ideas to try to take more creative images. 15 Idea…

Digital Photography School 💡 This article is PACKED with ideas to try to take more creative images. 15 Ideas ▶️ https://digital-photography-school.com/15-photography-ideas-boost-creativity/ Read More at Digital Photography School

How to Tell a Story with Portraits by Using Creative Composition

Digital Photography School Advice for getting a little creative with your portrait composition How to Tell a Story with Portraits by Using Creative Composition In this article, we will explore new ways of using composition and creative framing to tell a story in your portraits. Read More at Digital Photography School

The perils of “creative documentary photography”

DIYPhotography The perils of “creative documentary photography” http://bit.ly/2e4sF59 The perils of “creative documentary photography” Eyebrows were raised in the photojournalism community yesterday when World Press Photo – an industry stalwart – announced the creation of a new contest that would “not have rules limiting how images are produced.” The contest would allow staged and manipulated images – dubbed “creative documentary… Read More at DIY Photography

Lensbaby Introduces New Burnside Lens With Extra Creative Control

Fstoppers New gear from Lensbaby! Lensbaby Introduces New Burnside Lens With Extra Creative Control Lensbaby, known for their creative specialty lenses, has a following of folks that either love or hate the effects. I personally love the effects when used properly. The latest offering, called Burnside, is a 35mm f/2.8 which is similar to the Twist 60 but with more versatility. Read More at Fstoppers

4 Creative Ways to Use a Softbox

PictureCorrect Photography Tips 4 Creative Ways to Use a Softbox Softboxes are by far the most popular light shaping tools for photographers. They provide you with all that you need in order to create an array of lighting scenarios for most types of shoots, from portraits to fashion to wedding and beyond. But it takes some creativity to get the most out of softbo… Read More at Picture Correct

The Latest Creative Cloud Update For Mac Was Deleting Non-Adobe Folders For Some Users

Popular Photography If you’re a Mac Creative Cloud user, you’re going to want to go get the latest update ASAP. The Latest Creative Cloud Update For Mac Was Deleting Non-Adobe Folders For Some Users A bug was causing Adobe’s Creative Cloud to delete unrelated files for some Mac users Read More at Popular Photography

Using a Tilt-Shift Lens to Get Creative With Your Portraits

Fstoppers Try a tilt-shift lens for fun portraiture. Using a Tilt-Shift Lens to Get Creative With Your Portraits Depending on who you ask, you will get different answers on which lens is the best for portraits. Some will answer with zoom lenses, typically with 24-70mm or 70-200mm focal lengths, and then there are the prime lens users with their 85mm or 135mm lenses. Here is another lens you probably never thou… Read More at Fstoppers

Painting Petals by Racha Ayaso: #creative

500px Painting Petals by Racha Ayaso: https://goo.gl/kEwPf3 #creative Read More at 500px

Photo by Joanna Keler: #creative

500px 🐟 Photo by Joanna Keler: https://goo.gl/N1SyqJ #creative Read More at 500px

Magnum contact sheets reveal the creative methods and editing choices behind som…

Magnum Photos Magnum contact sheets reveal the creative methods and editing choices behind some of the world’s most iconic images. A selection of contact sheets, including the photos behind this image, are available to buy from the Magnum shop now: http://bit.ly/2atlD9Q PHOTO: Market Tavern, Bradford, UK. 1976 © Chris Steele-Perkins / Magnum Photos Read More at Magnum Photos

How to Make Creative Lightroom Develop Presets for Portraits

Digital Photography School Develop presets in Lightroom can speed up your production and improve your results How to Make Creative Lightroom Develop Presets for Portraits Using Lightroom Develop Presets can help you speed up and improve your portrait processing workflow. Here are some tips to help you. Read More at Digital Photography School

12 Creative Photography Project Ideas to Get you Motivated

Digital Photography School Photography project ideas to get you out of a rut 12 Creative Photography Project Ideas to Get you Motivated If you’re feeling a bit stuck, doing a creative photography project might be just the thing you need. Here are 12 ideas to help you. Read More at Digital Photography School

Get Creative With Seamless Paper

Fstoppers Seamless paper is more versatile than you think! Get Creative With Seamless Paper Do you ever shoot with seamless paper as the backdrop? If so, how do you use it? Don’t use it just as a plain background when you can get creative with it. If you’re not sure what else you can do with seamless paper, here are ten creative uses to give you some ideas. Read More at Fstoppers

Microsoft’s New Surface Studio PC is a Creative Dream, Wants to Kill the iMac

PetaPixel Microsoft just unveiled a 28-inch iMac killer. Microsoft’s New Surface Studio PC is a Creative Dream, Wants to Kill the iMac The iMac with its beautiful 27-inch high-res screen and minimal design has long been a favorite of many creatives—if not for their studio, then as their ho Read More at PetaPixel

Creative and Authentic Is the New Trend for 2018 Stock Photography

Fstoppers Here’s what 2018 has in store. Creative and Authentic Is the New Trend for 2018 Stock Photography Stock photography companies are tallying their data from the last few years to predict what imagery trends will flourish in 2018, what they’ve predicted is fantastic news for us all. A mixture of creativity and authenticity are expected to dominate the new year’s biggest image trends. It is so impor… Read More at Fstoppers

8 Creative Ways to Make an Income with Your Photography >

Digital Photography School 8 Creative Ways to Make an Income with Your Photography > https://digital-photography-school.com/8-creative-ways-to-make-money-with-your-photography/ Read More at Digital Photography School

After a fall in his workshop, this creative builder shows us how he made his own DIY light stands

DIYPhotography Remember folks, safety first! After a fall in his workshop, this creative builder shows us how he made his own DIY light stands The humble three legged light stand is a fantastic thing. But it’s not always best suited to every situation. If, like John Decker, you’re trying to start up a new YouTube channel in your workshop, they can quickly get in the way. And they’re kind of a catch 22 design. Mostly they’re lightweight, f… Read More […]

5 creative ways to use monopod and improve your videos

DIYPhotography Have you ever tried any of these tricks? 5 creative ways to use monopod and improve your videos Do you use a monopod? It’ definitely a useful tool for photographers and filmmakers, and it comes in handy when we can’t use a tripod. Jordy Vandeput from Cinecom gives you a few tips how to make the use of monopod creative in the videos. In his brief tutorial, you will see five ideas to maximize t… Read More at DIY […]

Creative Ideas for Unique Wedding Ring Photography

PictureCorrect Photography Tips Creative Ideas for Unique Wedding Ring Photography If you’ve ever wanted to spruce up your jewelry photography but weren’t sure exactly what to do, check out this video from wedding photographer Greg Moment. You won’t believe the effects he comes up with using super simple props and a pen light: In the photography world, it’s easy to fall into the m… Read More at Picture Correct

Tips (and examples) for creative angles for portraits ▶️

Digital Photography School Tips (and examples) for creative angles for portraits ▶️ https://digital-photography-school.com/portrait-angles-for-beginners-a-visual-guide/ Read More at Digital Photography School

Tips for Planning and Capturing a Creative Portrait

Digital Photography School This tutorial will help you create some pretty unique portraits Tips for Planning and Capturing a Creative Portrait Taking your portraits to the next level goes beyond just a photo of the subject’s face. Here are some tips for making a creative portrait. Read More at Digital Photography School

Are Prime Lenses Sharper & “More Creative” Than Zooms? Watch the Video & Share Your Views

Shutterbug Magazine Jump in and tell us what you think. Are Prime Lenses Sharper & “More Creative” Than Zooms? Watch the Video & Share Your Views Optical technology has advanced dramatically since the early days of zoom lenses when the consensus among serious photographers was that prime lenses offered far greater sharpness, resolution, color rendition and contrast than zoom lenses. In the video below, Matt Granger discusses that “misconcepti… Read More at Shutterbug.com

How to Use a Prism to Make Creative Photo Effects

Digital Photography School This is a fun photography project that will get you some creative images. How to Use a Prism to Make Creative Photo Effects A simple prism is a fun way to make some creative photo effects. Here are some tips to give it a try yourself. Read More at Digital Photography School

A Look at the Creative Work of X-Ray Photographer Nick Veasey

PetaPixel This guy shoots with an X-Ray camera. A Look at the Creative Work of X-Ray Photographer Nick Veasey Photographer Nick Veasey has made a name for himself by photographing large objects using X-Rays instead of visible light. The 6-minute video above is a lo Read More at PetaPixel

5 Creative Uses for the Super Versatile 50mm Lens

Digital Photography School Who owns a 50mm lens? Here’s some 5 things to do with it. What do you do with yours most? 5 Creative Uses for the Super Versatile 50mm Lens If you want to make better use of your humble 50mm lens, try these 5 creative uses for it to take your photography to the next level. Read More at Digital Photography School

The Whip Pan: A Creative Off-Camera Flash Night Portrait Technique

Fstoppers This is an awfully cool technique. The Whip Pan: A Creative Off-Camera Flash Night Portrait Technique Don’t get me wrong, natural light and golden hour are gorgeous and a huge part of what we do. But, in addition to these types of photographs, we have built our name on imagery that differs from the typical wedding or couples photograph. Our studio (Lin and Jirsa Photography) has become known for uni… Read More at Fstoppers

Creative Photographer Brings Action Figures to Life in Fun and Funny Ways

PetaPixel Spiderman’s so cheeky… Creative Photographer Brings Action Figures to Life in Fun and Funny Ways Japanese Instagrammer Hotkenobi is making quite a name for himself, gaining thousands of followers who appreciate his talent for bringing superhero action Read More at PetaPixel

Here is how to kickstart your Inspiration when you are hitting a creative wall

DIYPhotography Here is how to kickstart your Inspiration when you are hitting a creative wall Here is how to kickstart your Inspiration when you are hitting a creative wall Ever find yourself needing the inspiration to create an image, but you just can muster up any from anywhere. It happens to all us all, don’t worry. Recently I had to create an image for Dark realm Collectives latest Artpack, urban nightmares. I searched and searched for inspiration, but it didn’t […]

Creative lighting for first dance photos

Strobox Wedding photographers might find this interesting. http://digitalphotobuzz.com/creative-lighting-for-first-dance-photos Creative lighting for first dance photos One part of the wedding day that I really love to photo… Read More at Strobox