If you’re using a dSLR, put your left hand below, supporting the base of the camera, with the index finger and thumb positioned to adjust focus/zoom. Support your left elbow with your chest and grip the camera body firmly with your right hand, positioning your right index finger above the shutter release.
One particular post didn’t make it to Beyond Photo Tips when we moved over from Photography Tip. I think it makes sense to re-post it… Read More »18 Quick Lessons from On-Location – Revived
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Some photographers just seem to be able to take powerful portrait images time after time. So, what makes them stand out and look you in the face? Why do you feel a connection with the person in the image?
Possibly because they are actually looking at the photographer, through the lens, and therefore at you!Read More »Powerful Portraits – Look Through the Lens
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When you’re just discovering photography, you are bound to encounter some issues on a regular basis and are likely to need guidance. Here’s a short list of problems that you may encounter on your journey of discovery with your new camera equipment. We have kept the fixes short too; to get you back on your way quickly.Read More »Quick-Fix Guide to Common Photography Problems
Lines of Grey is an on-going effort to improve the lives of children through photography. I’ve had the opportunity to interview Suchitra Vijayan, founding member. She speaks about what motivated her to form Lines of Grey, the children, and her experiences.
Today, challenge yourself to find an ‘Urban Alphabet’: Alphabets as found objects in everyday scenes around you.
Cities provide us with a wonderful resource in juxtaposed objects. Magnificently textured drain covers from a different era sitting next to modern paving and street markings, an ultra-modern skyscraper freshly sculpted out of the earth, yet forever posed against the immortal sky… they’re all there for the taking. Put one against the other, and see what alphabets you can make out of them.Read More »The Urban Alphabet: A Photography Project
EDIT: This post originally Contained images taken by Andrew Zuckerman. The Images have since been removed because the image source no longer exists. Please visit… Read More »Today I Discovered the Photography of Andrew Zuckerman
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