PHOTOGRAPHY TECHNIQUES

How to get the most of depth of field

How to get the most of depth of field

A lot of photographers often get confused with Depth of field (DOF). Especially when starting out in photography, DOF doesn’t seem to fit any terms in the photo vocabulary. Does DOF have anything to do with shutter speed, ISO and aperture? Most importantly, how do you get the most of Depth of field? I definitely do not want you to ... Read More »

How to take your best Valentines day pictures in studio settings

Even though Valentine’s day had just passed, I really want to show you how to take the best valentines day pictures so that you are ready for the ultimate surprise for your love one next year. Also, consider this a follow up post on the Studio portrait photography walkthrough post that I did a few weeks ago. I’ve received great ... Read More »

How to shoot better children photography indoor and outdoor

I recently wrote a post on the “10 practical newborn photography tips” and received great feedbacks. So I decided to write this post on “how to shoot better children photography indoor and outdoor” for those who are trying to get better results in children photography. In this post, you are about find the most important lessons I learn about children ... Read More »

How to shoot amazing indoor long exposure photography inside a theater

To a lot of beginner photographers, indoor photography feels like it is a tough technique to master. Not only you need to watch out for the ISO, shutter speed and aperture, but if you want to use a lower ISO to avoid noise in your photograph you need to do long exposure photography. Essentially that means using a long shutter ... Read More »

Studio portrait photography walkthrough

Studio portrait photography requires A LOT of work. Not only you need to get the right lighting equipment but as the photographer you need to do extensive research to find the right model that fits your style. However, the # 1 advantage of studio settings is that you are control of all the lights in the environment. Recently I joined a ... Read More »

10 Practical Newborn Photography Tips

One of the biggest challenges in photography is taking pictures of newborn babies. Even though they don’t run around, there are details that for us being the photographer often neglect in order to make the best moments out of these little ones. If you are looking to find the missing pieces to shoot better newborn photography, look no further you ... Read More »

Master flash photography in weddings (The mini guide)

For most photographers, wedding photography is…STRESSFUL! I felt it recently when I had the honor to take pictures at my friends wedding. The thing is: I was not the main photographer and I wasn’t even the assistance! I did this only because of for my good friends. Nevertheless, I felt the pressure inside my body for some reason I cannot explain . ... Read More »

Hands on experience with the Canon 35mm f1.4L

If you ever think about buying a 35mm prime lens (either Nikon, Canon or other major brands) this post is for you. If not, I hope I can at least give you some idea on what you can expect from using a prime lens. A prime lens (aka: fixed focal length lens) is not something you absolutely need in your ... Read More »

4 no-fail techniques to take great pictures on a family trip

Hello photo geeks! In this post I’m going to show you 4 no-fail techniques to take great pictures on a family trip. No matter you are going out on a short hiking trip with your love ones, having a picnic at a nearby park with your kids, or camping outdoor with family these tips are for you. Here, you are ... Read More »

How to create a cheap photography lightbox for better pictures

Let me guess you probably are searching on Amazon or Ebay trying to find a photography lightbox (or light tent as some may called). Somehow you bumped into my blog while doing your research online for the best brand to buy. However, soon after your initiate research you realized that the good lightbox brands aren’t cheap. If you are in ... Read More »