In the above video, I demonstrate how to make a quick and easy collage in Adobe Photoshop CC 2017.
It's a good idea to plan out your layout by drawing a rough sketch on paper. How many horizontal and vertical images [...]
Scouting good natural light
As we begin to elevate our photography, one of the first things we learn about shooting portraits is to get our subjects out of the direct sun and into the shade. We get a range of advice from "take your subject [...]
(Photos by instructor Jordan Roberts)
If you love to shoot scenics- here are the 4 tools every scenic/landscape photographer should have and carry with them:
1. Sturdy Tripod
A sturdy tripod will allow you to shoot any shutter speed you desire. Often longer [...]
When it comes to using Photoshop to perfect or retouch a photograph, there's clicks, keystrokes, and menus involved- A LOT of them.
Luckily, Photoshop has something called "actions" which can be used to automate repetitive tasks and consolidate multiple steps into a single keystroke or click. Imagine [...]
These days, a camera is quite the investment. And for a 21 year old paying rent and student loans, spending $350.00 - $500.00 on a basic DSLR is a pretty pricey risk. What if I spend the money and realize my skills don't translate with the [...]
Two lenses I use most frequently are my 70-200mm f/2.8 VRII and the 85mm f/1.8. I do also own a 50mm f/1.4 and used to own the 24-70mm f/2.8. Yep I said, used to own. Here’s the [...]
Recently, I have been developing my street photography skills. Why? Well because I feel the activity of carrying out an acceptable and enjoyable image to look at involves "seeing" the composition and subject very quickly. By this I mean I am using this as a way to hone [...]
After buying your first DSLR, your first instinct may be to go out to your garden or local park to take photos of flowers, butterflies, or even the fresh morning dew on the leaves. However, you may feel frustrated because you can't get close enough to your [...]
Have you ever had a day (or in my case late evening) when you just want to shoot/practice/create something, and sometimes you just can’t get out of the house? Well, here’s a fun little project to get those creative needs satisfied! How about capturing [...]