Tag: Tips

DIY guide for home studio photography

This article is about overcoming all sort of limitations, money being the first one, to start on studio photography. I’m sure you’ve seen tutorials about studio photography where they use soft boxes, diffusers and strobes. And then when the tutorial was over we were left wondering what to do and how to do it in a non-existing budget. As a result… Read more →

4 tips to take a great portrait

If you are passionate about photography you most likely invested some money in a decent camera and lens, or lenses. You read, talk and share about photography whenever you can. This turns you into the family personal portrait photographer. There’s no way to escape the curse 🙂 It is better to learn a few tricks to get the job done… Read more →

A Guide To Shutter Speed & Aperture

The problem with understanding aperture, exposure, f-stops, shutter speed is that you need to think on 3D. Yes, 3D. And no, I’m not nuts. Just imagine three separate levers that will control how fast a bucket gets filled with water. Try to imagine you need to fill in the bucket with a determined amount of water. You keep the funnel open too… Read more →

7 things I learned on my 1st year in a photography group

In August 2012 I had the enormous luck of finding a photo group that changed my photography skills 180 degrees. Through another Meetup photo group I meet PTS and the person that has the humility of sharing all his knowledge with whoever wants to learn and improve his/her photography skills. On the very first meeting, on a hot and humid day… Read more →

Do it in the camera!

I recently met a group of photographers who work developing their skills with the whole purpose to make it right in the camera. That’s it, no Photoshop, no post editing. What a shock! I must admit I’m the first one to praise the beauty of post editing. And pay the price of many hours of work pursuing perfection. But what if all… Read more →

6 Quick tips to improve your photography

For me, photography is a long learning process. And one I enjoy a lot! Since I started to take photography more seriously I’ve spent most of my time trying to improve, always aspiring to make a shot that looks like those gorgeous ones I often see in G+ or 500px, etc. Through time and practice I had a few breakthroughs, some… Read more →