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 […]
Welcome to Episode 9 of The Photo Flunky Show! Why Inspiration is Unreliable Inspiration is one of the most used words in photography, but what does it really mean to you and how you come up with ideas for your next photo? I’ll talk about some examples of inspiration that work and some that have […]
Successful photographers know that their work has little to do with the technical aspects of documenting a scene. Anyone can push a button and snap a photo as a technician. The value of a photographer comes with the knowledge and traits they use beyond the technical minutia to create an emotional connection that connects with […]