In a Photography Rut? Project Workshop!

Tired with your photography? In a serious photography rut?  Do you find that you end up disappointed with the images that you are taking every now and again . . . . and again. Well, don’t give up – what you need is a project. Something that you can get your teeth into,  that stretches CONTINUE

Episode 13: Camera settings, full frame shooting, rear curtain sync, and more!

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In Episode 13 of the Improve Photography Podcast, Jim and Dustin answer listener questions about camera settings, full frame shooting, rear curtain sync, and more. If you are reading this post via email or RSS, be sure to click the blue title of this post so that you can come to the website where the free CONTINUE

Jimmy Hickey Teaches How to Photograph a Stranger (Guest Post)

Note from Jim: I saw the video below last week as it was being passed around Pinterest (follow my photography boards here).  I have never written about street photography and photographing strangers before, so I contacted the creator of the video and asked him to share his best tips for photographing strangers here on Improve CONTINUE

How to Control Tricky Lighting in Landscape Photography

How to control lighting for landscape when there are varying brightness levels in the scene.

While shooting in Nauvoo, I found a beautiful stone bridge built by Mormon pioneers over 150 years ago.  The small rock bridge included a small waterfall underneath it, so I knew it was time to take out the camera and start shooting. Unfortunately, as soon as I got underneath the bridge and waded into the CONTINUE