Taking official family photos is a role that most photographers find themselves assuming whether they like it or not. Taking pictures of family – especially your own immediate family – can be quite a challenge certainly in terms of technique, but also in getting everyone to work with you, to think about the process and stay engaged while you direct them.
All the professional photographers know this, but it’s a trade secret they’re not so quick to dish out. In this portrait photography tutorial we show you everything you need to know to shoot family photos everyone will be proud of. We show you how to keep it natural, capture candids, direct a shoot, keep your family focused on the shoot and how to mix it up with action shots and stylish alternatives that can give your pictures of family a real unique look.
Are you going to Focus On Imaging 2013 in the UK, or perhaps another photography trade show nearer to where you live? You’ll certainly want to bring your camera, and these 10 tips explain how you can get more creative images from your trade show photography.
The hardest part of wildlife photography is finding a subject and getting close to it. In our latest Shoot Like A Pro post on wildlife photography made easy we show you how to get prepared to bag the best shots possible before you head out.
In the first of a new series here on Digital Camera World, we’re going to explore color photography in depth. We’re going to answer every question from what is color temperature to what are complementary and clashing colors, to best methods of using filters and software to fine tune your tones to get the color photography you want.
This week we’ll start by demystifying color temperature, color spaces, gamut and some of the other common color photography jargon you may have heard but always been confused by.
Have you wondered how to do time lapse photography? All you need is your camera and some free time lapse software. Here’s how to do it.
In the latest instalment of our Shoot Like A Pro series on wildlife photography, we explain how to find photo locations that guarantee you great shots with minimum effort.
Looking to add variety to your interior photography? Here are 5 simple photo ideas you can try next time you’re shooting indoors.
Shooting pictures of churches and cathedrals brings a host of challenges. You’re faced with a big space and poor light… but that’s no problem if you follow these simple steps.
If you want to take great photos you need to learn to see the world like a famous photographer sees it, with fresh eyes for even the most common locations. Here are our best tips to get you started.
Wildlife photography requires patience and finely tuned approach. In our Shoot Like A Pro series on wildlife photography we’ll show you a series of simple techniques that will help get you closer to the animals you want to photograph and never miss a shot.