Your Photographic Creativity Needs Some Exercise Thank you for listening to The Photo Flunky Show. We really appreciate you. There are a lot of technical aspects to your photography. It’s good to practice to make sure you know your camera settings and exposures. However, creating a technically valid photo isn’t the same as creating an […]
The dominance of color in photography is a key tool to use in the psychology your viewer. Color makes people feel emotions. I have a tendency to prefer color photos. More accurately, I love strong colors. Color contrast, color symmetry or color complements. So when and why would, or should, you use black and white in […]
The photos we like best are the ones that evoke our emotions. We’ll take a look at three ways to create a mood in portrait photography.
Every summer, millions of people want to take pictures of fireworks, but they don’t always get the results that they want. The truth is that it’s hard to get the perfect shot. However, you can stack the odds in your favor.
Are Your Post Processing Techniques Out of Fashion? Thank you for listening to episode 28 of The Photo Flunky Show. Post processing techniques are as much a part of your art as your photography. We’ve heard that good artists copy and great artists steal. That may be true, but I think there’s something else to […]
How do you decide which DSLR lens to use when taking travel or landscape photos? Do you go by focal length because you like to shoot wide or get tight on your subject? I wish that I could choose one style or the other, because my back is killing me from carrying around too much […]
Why does every photography studio have an area of white seamless background? The reason is pretty simple. A white seamless background is an industry standard because it’s so versatile. It’s a neutral background for colors, making it an ideal choice for catalogs and compositing. With lighting, gels or post processing, you can make it almost […]
Photography secrets. It’s as if there was some kind of secret cult of photographers who only share secrets after you’ve obtained the next level of mastery. I made a list of 101 simple photography secrets that I wish I knew when I first started. I hope it saves you some time or gets you thinking […]