Best of ImprovePhotography.com!
There are hundreds of pages of great photography tips and tutorials on ImprovePhotography.com for you to learn photography, but if you’re new to the website you may have missed some of our best articles from the past. So here are our best bits, separated by topics of interest.
Featured Photography Articles
- 22 Things You Can Do Today to Change Your Photography Forever (At the time of writing, this one article has been read over 550,000 times!)
- The Photography Tips that 96 Photographers Wish They Would Have Learned Sooner (Read over 450,000 times)
- 10 Tips for Capturing What You See
- 13 Things Your Camera Wishes You Knew
Beginning Photography Resources
- The Photography Basics Series is a collection of a several articles I’ve written to help you get from picking up your first camera to understanding the basics of photography. If you’re a beginner, start here.
- The Absolute Simplest Guide to Learning Aperture, ISO, and Shutter Speed (Has a cool flash app that lets you see the affect of changing camera settings on the picture)
- How to PROPERLY Hold a DSLR Camera (It’s amazing how many people were holding it wrong all along and didn’t know!)
- 10 Tips for Sharper Photos
- Depth of Field–It’s more than just aperture!
The Business of Photography
- 20 Myths About Starting a Photography Business (And their solutions!)
- In DEFENSE of Momtographers Everywhere (It really makes me mad when “elitist” photographers pick on newbies)
- 14 Ways to Make More Money as a Photographer
- 68 ESSENTIAL Wedding Photography Tips
Lighting and Flash Photography
- How I Fooled 316 Photographers (about flash photography)
- Jim’s Recommended Flash Photography Kits–Cheap! (Explains each piece of gear needed for off-camera flash and where you can find it cheap!)
- Gary Fong Lightsphere vs. Tupperware (Hilarious but actually helpful)
- Flash Sync Speeds–No experience necessary
- The Difference Between an Umbrella, a Softbox, and a Beauty Dish
- When Do I Use the Different Reflector Colors?
- How to Make a Simple Flash Diffuser for FREE! (Guest post by the awesome fan Ed Cord on our Facebook fan page)
- Yn-560 Flash Review (A $70 flash that actually delivers amazing quality!)
- How to Get That “Photo Studio Look” Without the Studio (I received a lot of “Wow! That was a cool trick!” emails after writing this one)
- 101 Portrait Photography Tips (This post took me two full working days to write and compile)
- 10 Tips for Posing Groups (And my cell phone number) (All right, I got a bit carried away on this one about the bad group poses, but it was a fun post)
- What the People in Your Portraits Are DYING to Tell You
- 15 Reasons Your Portraits Still Look Like Snapshots (I didn’t intend for this title to come off condescending, but it might if you read it wrong)
- 7 KILLER Portrait Posing Tips (By the awesomely amazing Dustin Olsen)
Landscape Photography Tips
- No Guts, No Glory in Landscape Photography
- Where to Focus for Landscape Photos
- On-Location Landscape Video Tutorial
- Organic HDR–It’s HDR without the HDR!
- Understand Photoshop in 10 Minutes or Less
- How to Calibrate Your Screen for Photo Editing
- That’s Photoshopped! (The ethics of photo editing)
- 15 Tips for Stunning Black and White Photos