30 tips for taking people photos

People and pets are the most photographed and popular subjects. Whether it is taking people photos or photos of people with their pets, here are 30 tips for taking people photos to instantly improve your results.

How to take action sports photography

Action sports shots have told of victories and losses, and captivated people across the world in a single photo.

How to create your own photo gallery

The World Wide Web has given photographers a whole new way of showcasing the beauty of their artwork with the use of online photo galleries. Having your work visible on the Internet can pay off well for professional photographers when attracting new clients.

How to shoot aerial photographs

Shooting aerial photos is not as hard as you may imagine. The main thing you need is a good mode of aerial transport – a plane or a helicopter. Other than that you need a good SLR camera with an array of lenses up to 300 mm to capture the world’s beauty from the above.

How to clean old photographs

Old photographs are precious and prematurely age if stored incorrectly, or if your priceless treasures are exposed to moisture and careless handling. The last thing you want is to lose your precious memories of years and, even, generations long past.

How to Take Long Exposure Photographs

Have you ever wondered how photographers capture stunning shots of fireworks, the movement of water, or those nighttime pictures where all you can see is the blur of the headlights of traffic on a busy street? These pictures are taken using a long exposure on the camera.

How to Take Great Silhouette Photo Pictures

Taking a beautiful Silhouette photo picture is a form of art. These images captivate our curiosity, and our imagination. These photos inspire us and perplex us all at the same time. We imagine lost worlds, and wonder what is beneath the shadows. One of the first steps in learning to do anything is to understand the language of the field, and then you must understand the equipment you will be using. Become familiar with your camera. Train yourself to know your equipment, and to be familiar with the terrain you will be working on, in other words; do your homework.

MyGreatWorld: geographical photo-database

If you are looking for a place where to upload your pictures and share them with others, try the interesting geographical photo-database called MyGreatWorld. It is an online photo sharing application with world map where the users can find the pictures from all over the world. There are continent categories, slideshow and by date filtering. The search functionality is not missing.

How to take advertising photography

Photography is special, but advertising photography has a life of its own, you feel a breeze that is not blowing, smell an aroma that is not there and visualize yourself in a place you have never seen before. This is the power of Advertising Photography.

How to Take Passport Photos of Infants

How to take Passport Photos of Infants is certainly not the easiest thing in the world to do, especially if you want them to sit still and not go to sleep. If you are good at entertaining, taking baby’s passport pictures will be a real breeze. On the other hand if you are one of those people who send a baby screaming for cover you may need a little help.

Product Photography

Thumbing through a magazine you turn a page and there is a delicious looking sandwich, or a scrumptious looking seafood dinner. You find yourself practically tasting the food by simply looking at the photo. This is product photography.

How to take Professional Baby Photos

Babies are the most precious little creatures in our lives. We bask in the light of their smiles, we forget the cares of the world and are reminded each time we see them that there is something in the world more important than ourselves. These busy little people seem to always be on the move only still when they sleep. They have moods the same as the rest of us, they are just a little bit harder to pin point. This makes taking those wonderful baby photos we love a little tricky.

How to take Photos in Direct Sunlight

How to take Photos in Direct Sunlight

There are photography tools that help utilize light. We have polarizing filters, lens hoods, and spot metering. Almost anyone who takes photographs has experienced the problem of photos being too dark or having glare. Extremely bright sunlight can exasperate this problem.

FastPictureViewer: ultra fast GPU accelerated image viewer

What do you prefer? Image organizer or image viewer? Both of this software has certain advantages and disadvantages. Most of the image organizer has own fast image viewer, like Picasa 3. You surely know very fast IrfanView – image viewer with a few editing features. But if you need to browse the gigapixels images in comfort dark user interface, you need another software – try the FastPictureViewer.

Funny photo face swapping

These Christmas days are ideal opportunity for taking some photos of your family and friends. Try to surprise them with funny photo collage where you will swap the original faces with your friend’s. You don’t need to be a Photoshop guru. Just try an interesting online service called PhotoFunia.