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The best way to become a professional photographer is slowly ease into it. Amateur photographers who want to turn your hobby into a full-time job are better served by a gradual approach.
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Selfie stick is a photography instrument that becomes so popular these days among people. This stick is used when we want to take a selfie photo in order to get the best angle without asking anyone’s help. At the very beginning, this stick is popular more in Asian countries, but lately it gets its’ share of popularity in European countries and even America though there are some controversies on the use of this stick. Some countries like England ban the use of it.
In England, selfie stick is prohibited when you enter a museum because it may cause damage on some collections in it. Amidst the popularity and controversy of the selfie stick, shocking news is coming from famous camera brand company from Japan, Nikon. Nikon just releases their new product. This time, it is not a DSLR camera or new lens, but a selfie stick. Read the rest of this entry »
Peter Hurley is a famous portrait and headshot photographer. He has been splashing around the world of close up photography for more than a decade. Headshot photograph is a photo which is taken with the head and a small part of the shoulder as the focus of the photo. In this opportunity, Peter will share some secrets on what he usually does to make his clients look more photogenic in front of camera. According to him, one of the easiest ways to make any of his client look cooler is by highlighting their chin line.
The secret of his style of taking a photograph is actually very simple. The key point is not to let the chin and the neck slur with each other without any clear line between them. Apparent chin line will make your face appear haggard and it will look more attractive. It is a very simple attempt; you just need to point your face forward a bit. But if you shoot from the side, you can slightly lower down one of your shoulders (that faces the camera) then direct your face to the front and put it little bit sideway. If the left shoulder is the one being lowered, you need to put your face aslant to the right and vice versa. Read the rest of this entry »
This may be one of the frequently asked questions among photography enthusiasts. A more specific question would be one such as: “With a 70-200 mm, what’s the maximum distance can an object be from the lens?” This is a common question, and it must be clarified that lenses doesn’t have a maximum limit of distance. The limit is infinity. A more accurate question to ask would be: “What’s the maximum magnification level a 70-200 lens can achieve?” or maybe “What’s the magnification level does a 200mm lens have compared to normal eye sight?” Read the rest of this entry ».
As a photographer, it must be an absolute pride in itself if we are able to win a photography competition especially in international scale. But there are so many times we will fail and lose spirit after participating in numerous competitions and we never win. Do not worry, actually your photo may be good but it can be because your taste and the juries taste are different or maybe you get the theme wrong. There are several things in a photography competition that you should know.
1. Honestly speaking, I really hate photo competition based on the number of “LIKE”
You must have seen or perhaps participate yourself in a photo competition where the winner is determined by the numbers of votes or likes the got in Facebook or any other social media platforms. Honestly, I really detest this kind of competition, firstly, because this kind of competition is very easily manipulated. For your information, there are some services online to let you get as many likes as you want on Facebook if you can pay a certain amount of money. Secondly, what is the point of a competition based on the numbers of “LIKE”? Read the rest of this entry »
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The following are a series of videos from youtube where you’ll be able to obsever DSLR cameras / lens being burned, dropped, doused in water, and even baked in a microwave! Warning, do not watch these vidoes if you are a photography enthusiast who hasn’t had the chance to have your dream DSLR camera or […]
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One of the most fun activities in photography is model shoot, especially for guys. It cannot be denied that the models’ captivating beauty and great curvy body can make the photographer lost in their world. Though it seems easy, model shoot has its own challenge like how we direct the model to act certain pose, […]
Here are some tips of how to take a stunning sunset photography. A golden hour time, with special atmosphere, that very great time to take a photographs. Let’s see some technique and tips for take a better sunset.
As a photographer, your main job is to instruct or to direct the object so it will look interesting and photogenic in front of the camera. But there is something special about this particular photographer. Apart from directing his object to pose in front of the camera, this person also got his own style. He […]