Photography

Jun 28th 2016

How to Shoot Water Splashes with High Speed photography

A photograph freezes a moment in time--and freezing high-speed moments can create amazing images. But high speed photography is challenging, to say the least. One of the best ways to practice high spe

How to Shoot Amazing Panoramic Photos with any DSLR Apr 05th 2016

How to Shoot Amazing Panoramic Photos with any DSLR

If you've shot with any modern point-and-shoot or even a smartphone camera lately, you've probably noticed the built-in panorama mode. And if you've tried it, you've probably noticed the results weren

25 Newborn Photography Prop Ideas Mar 08th 2016

25 Newborn Photography Prop Ideas

When choosing props for a newborn photography session, it's easy to get carried away—after all, pretty much anything paired with a brand new baby becomes cute. But, babies won't tolerate a lot of re

Tiny Portraits: 10 Newborn Photography Tips for Beginners Feb 23rd 2016

Tiny Portraits: 10 Newborn Photography Tips for Beginners

Not much is sweeter than a brand new baby—and of course that sweetness should be captured on camera. But taking a portrait of a tiny person that's just a few days old is challenging, to say the leas

12 Steps to Start a Photography Business Jan 12th 2016

12 Steps to Start a Photography Business

Maybe you've had it up to here with your 9-5. Maybe you want to be your own boss. Or maybe, you just want to do what you really love, and get paid for it. Whatever your motiva

5 Real Estate Photography Lighting Techniques To Help Capture Any Property, Beautifully Dec 29th 2015

5 Real Estate Photography Lighting Techniques To Help Capture Any Property, Beautifully

At first, real estate photography seems like a breeze. How hard could it be to shoot a couple of empty rooms? Quite challenging, actually… But the biggest problems in real s

The Best Lenses for Wildlife Photography Nov 17th 2015

The Best Lenses for Wildlife Photography

While the camera is a great tool for capturing life as we see it, the right lenses can help capture life closer then we're actually able to see it. Photographing that bird taking off down the lake, th

Professional Digital Cameras for Beginners Nov 03rd 2015

Professional Digital Cameras for Beginners

Breaking into the field of professional photography certainly comes with a long list of questions. How do I get started? What area should I go into? And of course: What camera should I bu

Moving and Grooving: 9 Dance Photography Tips for Beginners Sep 23rd 2015

Moving and Grooving: 9 Dance Photography Tips for Beginners

An image is a moment frozen in time—but often it's the motion that's trickiest to capture. So how do you represent an art form that's constantly moving with just a still image? Toss in the typically

Published: 07 Sep 2015 Advantages and Disadvantages of External Flash Photography Sep 08th 2015

Advantages and Disadvantages of External Flash Photography

In a previous blog post, we talked about the art of flash photography. In this article, SmartPHOTOeditors delves into the advantages and disadvantages of external flash photography. A Brief Histor