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How to Do Corporate Headshot Photography

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If you’re interested in branching out your photo business to include corporate headshots, here’s a helpful 24-minute tutorial that can help you get started. In it, photographer Sean Tucker shares his system of effectively photographing a large number of people in a short amount of time. “This isn’t usually glamorous ...

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A $5 Shower Curtain Does Wonders for Diffusing Light

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Here’s a 6-minute educational video by Shutterstock in which filmmaker Todd Blankenship discusses the basics of diffusing light and introduces three cheap options for doing so… including a $5 shower curtain. “A common misconception about diffusion is that all you need to do is slap [diffusion] onto the front of ...

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5 Tips for Pro Bottle Photos in Just 5 Minutes

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If you ever need to shoot a product photo of a beverage bottle, the concept might not seem too complicated, but seasoned product photographers actually have a number of tricks they use to take their images to the next level. Here’s a helpful video in which photographer Max Bridge of ...

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5 Easy Fixes for Common Posing Mistakes

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Small details can make or break the effectiveness of a pose when photographing couples. Here’s a 6-minute video in which wedding photographers Sara Byrne and Phil Chester share 5 simple spot corrections that take poses from plain to pro. Here’s a quick rundown of the 5 tips (watch the video ...

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How to Take Underwater Photos

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In addition to being wedding photographers, my wife Anna and I are also keen divers (at least as long as the water is warm and clear!), so quite naturally, we’ve been eager to experiment with underwater photos for quite some time. As well as photographing marine life, we were particularly ...

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9 Composition Tips for Shooting Good Landscape Photos

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Photographer Toma Bonciu (AKA Photo Tom) made this 10-minute video with 9 composition tips and rules you can use to shoot more effective landscape photos. The guidelines are mainly ways to direct viewers’ eyes to points and areas of interest in the frame and are things you can keep in ...

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