9 Helpful Composition Tips for Landscape Photography

9 Helpful Composition Tips for Landscape Photography

Composition in landscape photography can be a really subtle and tricky thing. If it is something you struggle with, this excellent video tutorial will give you nine guidelines that can help you improve the compositions of your landscape images.

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How to Retouch Skin Using Dodging and Burning in Photoshop

How to Retouch Skin Using Dodging and Burning in Photoshop

It is quite impressive just how advanced editing and retouching tools have become, but even so, many of the world’s best retouchers prefer a more fundamental, old fashioned technique: dodging and burning. This fantastic video tutorial will show you how you can use dodging and burning for retouching skin using Photoshop.

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A Review of the IRIX 150mm f/2.8 Macro 1:1 Lens

A Review of the IRIX 150mm f/2.8 Macro 1:1 Lens

Most macro lenses are generally in the 100mm range, but sometimes, macro photographers prefer longer focal lengths, as they can give better telephoto compression and longer working distances when trying not to disturb a subject. If you are interested in such a lens at an affordable price, check out this great video review of the IRIX 150mm f/2.8 Macro 1:1 lens.

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A Complete Guide to the Sony Camera Menu System

A Complete Guide to the Sony Camera Menu System

There is no doubt that Sony cameras are some of most advanced on the market, but with those advanced capabilities come some very intricate and complex menus that can be a bit difficult to navigate. This great video tutorial will show you every item in the Sony menu system, including what it does and how you can customize it to your liking.

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3 Unique Self-Portrait Ideas You Can Try at Home

3 Unique Self-Portrait Ideas You Can Try at Home

If there’s one subject you’re always going to have access to, it’s you. Here are three great ideas that can work as templates or inspiration for some self-portraits to try.

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Extreme Street Photography With Kai and Lok, Covid-19 Edition

Extreme Street Photography With Kai and Lok, Covid-19 Edition

As the lockdown continues, many of us may be struggling to find ways to keep ourselves entertained. Worse than that is the fact that many of us may be feeling a little under utilized. It’s probably not that easy to flex our creative muscles during this time, especially if your kind of work specifically requires you to be out and about.

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Marketing Advice with Portfolios, Social Media, and Websites

Marketing Advice with Portfolios, Social Media, and Websites

Commercial photography marketing is a dark art. Often kept as a bit of a dirty secret amongst those in the know, however, we can all do these simple things to improve our chances of getting work.

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Announcing Rathaus ESCAPES, an Online Film Series, “Presented with Love” from Filmmaker

The production company Rathaus is partnering with a Filmmaker for a free three-night screening series, April 14 – 16, of its new and recent work, both features and shorts. The films include 2020 Sundance selection The Mountains are a Dream that Call to Me and 2019 BAMcinemafest title De Lo Mio. Says Rathaus producer and partner Alexandra Byer, “Our ESCAPES series comes from wanting to give people a night off to feign normalcy and just go to the movies in these weird times. Amongst all the chaos, we feel we have an opportunity to let people, even if just for […]

Two-Week Trip to Europe: The Gear I Brought and the Gear I Should Have Brought

Two-Week Trip to Europe: The Gear I Brought and the Gear I Should Have Brought

As a personal approach to traveling, I generally bring more gear than I think I’ll ever use. As is almost always the case, I find that there’s something more I should have brought or, conversely, something I should have left behind.

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