How to Blur the Background for Full Body Portraits - Amateur and pro photographers struggle with the same things. The pros have a few tricks up their sleeves when it comes to blurring the background.
Fashion Photography Tips: My buddy Ron was thrown into his first fashion photography shoot. Read our email chain to see how he did.
Lightroom Has Limitations. Good. - Some people thrive in a world without limits. Others like to push through limitations. I like pushing through and Lightroom is the tool I use to push my photography.
Canon 6D Review - A real world review from my first year with the Canon 6D. From real estate to fashion the 6D produces great images. But low light is where this camera thrives.
Portrait Photography Tips and Tools: Lenses and Backdrops - To make portraits you need a few tools. Let's take a look at some of those tools.
How to Print Your Own Photos: Are you ready to print your pictures? There's more to it than simply sending a file to a printer. Learn how to get the most out of your printer.
Drone photography in wedding packages is the hottest new trend for wedding photographers and videographers. Here's what you need to know before adding a drone to your list of services.
Supported by the Tim Tebow Foundation, Night to Shine gives communities around the world the energy and funds to throw a prom experience for those with special needs.
Rokinon FE 14MM f/2.8 Lens Review: Moving from a Canon crop-sensor 60D to a full-frame Canon 6D created a gap in the wide angle department. Enter the Rokinon 14mm f/2.8.
Tamron SP 24-70mm Di VC USD Lens Review: I've had this Tamron for a few months now. Coupled with my Canon EOS 6D, this Tamron lens performs well. Read my full review of this Tamron 24-70mm lens.
Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Lens: I've had this lens for a few months now and it has been seeing a lot of work. Here's my review of the Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD lens.
How to Take Travel Photos like a Pro: We all do it. We all take pictures when we travel. Learn a few ways to tell a story and more with your pictures.
Fashion Photography in the Streets: Here's a set of my first outings in fashion photography. I grew up loving street photography and that background really helped with my first fashion photo shoots.
Why should you use Lightroom? If you are getting serious about your photography you know that what happens after you press the shutter is very important.
3 Things Street Photographers Hate To Hear: I like critiques of my photography. But, some comments are harder to hear than others.
Canon 6D vs Canon 60D Full Frame vs Crop Sensor: Are you looking to leap into full frame photography? I recently bought a full frame Canon 6D and have been comparing it to my cropped sensor Canon 60D
9 Tips to Great Street Photography: Even Some You've Never Thought Of: Photojournalist Jerry Nelson shares tips on what it takes to conquer the street with your camera.
The first rule of food photograph is to eat before you take pictures of food. We can't have our subjects disappear, can we? Oh yeah, learn how to light and properly compose food like a pro too.
You've seen them all over the internet but do you know what a GIF is and more importantly, do you know how to make them?
Do pictures make a sound? No. But photographers around the world make a sound when they see noise in their pictures. Learn what noise is, how to avoid it and how to use it.
Are your pictures lacking in lighting your subject? Why is it necessary to use a flash in the middle of the day? Learn why a little more light is hardly ever a bad thing.
Never miss another goal, touchdown, fumble, homerun or slam dunk. Learn what it takes to shoot sports like a pro.
Canon 6D First Impressions: I bought a Canon 6D a few weeks ago. The day after it arrived, I put it to work. Here are my first impressions of my new camera.
Why do people drool over bokeh? How do you get drool-worthy bokeh in your pictures? How do bokeh and depth of field separate your subject from the background? It's all here.
You don't have to be outside to play in this field but you do need to know the rules of the game. Learn what dpeth of field is and how to use it to your advantage.
Anyone (OK, not anyone) can take a good picture with plenty of light. Low light photography separates the crowds. Learn how to dominate in low light.
Get a free ebook on working in low light. This is the most important and challenging aspect of photography.
The Canon 6D: A Story of Why - A few days ago I bought a Canon 6D. Now, I am waiting for it. This is the story of why I bought the Canon 6D.
I don't typically sell my lenses, but this is one that I did sell. Man, do I regret it.
Learn why you must have this lens. Here's the quick answer: it's good, it's cheap and it can open new doors for your photography.
All lenses are not created equal. Some lenses are good for taking pictures of mountains and others are good for taking pictures of bugs. Here are the lenses you need for macro (not mountain) photography.
Are you confused about ISO, Aperture and Shutter Speed? They're not as hard to figure out as you might think.
Take your toys out of the closet or that old box and give them new life.
A full moon is on the way. Capture it and give it to someone you love.
I don't own much gear, just a Canon 60D a few lenses. But here's the thing, you don't need a lot of gear. Find out which lenses I love to work with and why.
Should I Get The Canon 5DSR? - This is the question that has been on my mind for the past few days. Maybe through this article I can find clarity to this question.
Always willing to show its potential as a street camera, the GoPro Hero seeks out the curvy lines of the Volkwagen Beetle.
Get tips for photographing news from an international photojournalist. - Shooting photography for the news full time requires special preparations.
Question and Answer: Can you help with our first DSLR purchase? A Picture Power reader wants to buy a DSLR for his wife but is unsure what to get. Never fear! We can help.
Event Photography Tips | Part-time and amateur photographers, with a decent camera and lens, can make extra cash with event photography. Here are some tips to make sure you get the best pictures.
GoPro Photo Tips | Real Estate Photography - So, you've noticed how your GoPro can take pictures of a room and make it look huge. But is a GoPro good enough for serious real estate photography?
Sometimes renting gear makes more sense than buying when you just need it for a few days.
The folks at Borrow Lenses are offering a free extended rental for Memorial Day (May 25, 2015).
Orders must be shipped to begin on the following days to be eligible:
To browse available rental gear, go to: BorrowLenses.com
Photography Is Now - Photography forces us to slow down, even if just a little, and take notice of our surroundings.
How To Choose The Best Pocket Camera - Is lugging your DSLR around getting old?
Question From A Reader: I have a Canon 600D and need a small zoom lens to take images in low light without a tripod. What lens would you recommend?
Ever wonder what they did with the last roll of Kodachrome film to roll off the assembly line? They took pictures with it, of course.
Bruce Davidson shares his wisdom and thoughts over his 50 year career as a street photographer.
Photographer Bruce Gilden has been photographing the streets of Manhattan since the 1980's and he's not afraid to get in your face.