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13 May 2016

Why Photography is such a great hobby

By David Tong | picturecorrect.com It’s a simple question. Why am I taking pictures? What’s so special about photography compared to other visual art forms? I’m not writing this to give you an answer, but I’m sharing why I love what photography does for me and why I think it’s such a great hobby to integrate into my life, which also resulted to me starting a photography blog site. Why photography means a lot to me As I share my […]

13 May 2016

The Five-Minute Fix: Posing Your Subjects

By Dale Benfield | peachpit.com I’ve thought for a long time that photographers should possess proper communication skills to be successful. Aside from the technical aspects of photography, talking with clients about how to pose and making them feel comfortable are vital to capturing the best images of your subjects. In this chapter, you’ll find posing techniques and a couple ways to make your subjects feel comfortable in front of the camera. 54 Chin Up, Buttercup! Ever wonder why most […]

13 May 2016

Finding Inspiration

By Julieanne Kost | peachpit.com If you can dream it, you can do it. —WALT DISNEY I am a firm believer that inspiration can be found almost anywhere if you are open to new ideas. Because of this, I try to expose myself to as many different experiences as I can. And anything that I see that catches my attention, sparks my imagination, or triggers a visceral emotive experience, I record in an idea bank for later reference. Ever since […]

13 May 2016

Beginner’s Guide to Underwater Photography and Videography

By Underwater360 | snapshot.canon-asia.com Compact cameras are a great way to get started in underwater image capture. They are small and relatively inexpensive, with the ability to add accessories that can expand the capabilities of the setup for advanced users.   The First Step: Camera Setup Still Images The underwater environment has many unique properties that can hinder image quality. Water absorbs light, and does it across the spectrum as depth increases, from red to yellow to finally, the blue […]

13 May 2016

Welcome to Picture Passions Photography.

My name is Rami and I’m a professional Photographer based in London, UK. This is my photography business, Picture Passions, and I shoot weddings, portraits, christenings, events, commercial work. If you were to ask what I expertise in, I would have to say that I am a people photographer. My ability to capture the best in people isn’t just about my capabilities with the camera. It’s got a lot to do with how well I get on with you, your […]

13 May 2016

The 5 Stages in Becoming a Professional Photographer

By BeckyDembowski | goshoot.photography Professional’s Aren’t Born Over Night I’ve been using a camera for 27 years, back then it was capturing marching band friends, or basketball games.  Every now and then I’d take shots of trips and family events.  I was simply capturing the moment…  I would compare my journey of photography the same as other photographers in that it started with just a “point and shoot”, and progressed into a passion after learning and seeking out knowledge of […]