How Long Do Photographs Last?

How long do the photographs last? The answer to this question is not as simple as one might think. There are many variables such as the process used, environmental issues, as well as when is the photograph considered unusable? Over the 183 year history of photography, dozens if not hundreds of different processes and materials … Read more

How to Learn from Photography Books: 5 Tips to Improve Your Work

I recently realized that I have a problem: I buy too many books, especially photography books. Not those cheap Kindles, but those beautiful, expensive printed books that ended up decorating my wall, or my coffee table, and, in my case, maybe many coffee tables. “Buy books, not gear” is probably the most common response you’ll … Read more

Why Pentax Has Failed at Mirrorless Cameras

Over the past decade, mirrorless camera technology has evolved to the point that it is now a welcome technology for many photographers and filmmakers. Although, along the way, it hasn’t been an easy task for major mirrorless camera brands. User sentiment, earthquakes in Japan, the pandemic, and the adoption of new technologies have all taken … Read more

8 Tips to Improve Your Architectural Detail Photography

When shooting architecture, it’s easy to get lost in the grandeur of buildings, but details matter too. In fact, with a little know-how, you can capture photographs of architectural detail that are just as beautiful, if not betterthan vast wide-angle shots of structures. I love photographing architectural details, and in this article I explain how … Read more

Observation and Investigation for Documentary Photography

If the intention behind a photograph is to produce something photographic, weighted by aesthetic merit or artistic expression, then this is your observation through the camera that you will most likely share in this image. If the intention is more explanatory or educational, if there is an agenda or a message behind your work, then … Read more

Premiere Pro and After Effects Templates That Help You Grow Your Audience

Premiere Pro templates are one of the few quick fixes that can help you improve your video production. Graphics, text, typography, and animations can help you illustrate your point much more effectively. Unfortunately, trying to incorporate all of these elements into your video, especially if you’re creating them from scratch in software like After Effects, … Read more

4 Tips for Incredible Images of the Everyday

Lifestyle photography is great fun, but how do you start capturing great lifestyle photos? In this article, I explain what lifestyle photography really is; I then share my top tips for those “everyday” images, including planning tips, composition techniques, and an easy way to create more meaningful lifestyle photos. I also illustrate the entire article … Read more

Prism Photography: A Step-By-Step Guide

Looking to create stunning photos using prisms? You have come to the right place. In this article, I explain everything you need to know about prismatic photography, including: How the prism effect works The equipment you need for prismatic images Simple step-by-step instructions for capturing creative prism photos Much more! When you’re done reading, you’ll … Read more