Monthly Archives: November 2016

How to Create Your Own Photo Book

How to Create Your Own Photo Book

Imagine holding in your hands the memories you’ve caught on camera. All nicely together in one book. Print photos from your vacation or your wedding for yourself or your loved ones, and create your own professional-quality photo book.

The 12 Worst Habits of Beginning Photographers

The 12 Worst Habits of Beginning Photographers

Every photographer was a beginner once, unless they’re a beginner right now. Every photographer has their style and their angle, but in general beginners share a lot of similar habits that could be called mistakes. Maybe you’re making some of them?

3 Ways to Delight Your Loved Ones With Your Photos

3 Ways to Delight Your Loved Ones With Your Photos

The great thing about being a photographer is that you can give your loved ones gifts that truly delight. Because who wouldn’t appreciate a printed version of their memories, or something beautiful from you that you (almost) created yourself? Immortalize your photos and make those your gift. You have several possibilities.

Self-portraits: They’re Not Just Selfies

Self-portraits: They’re Not Just Selfies

In 2013, the Oxford Dictionary declared “selfie” the word of the year. The selfie is in short the photographic phenomenon of our age. But people, and artists especially, have been doing self-portraits since long before the birth of that word, or even the birth of photography.

Editor’s Choice: A Gaze at a Landscape

Editor’s Choice: A Gaze at a Landscape

When you’re photographing somebody, do they always have to look into the lens? Why not try a different view—perhaps the opposite view. We’ll be exploring one way to pull that off, via a simple but well-taken landscape photograph that stands out both in its view of the landscape and in its composition and colors.

Learn the Basics of Layers

Learn the Basics of Layers

Intuitively you probably have a general idea of what layers are for—but can you work with them well? If you’re not sure, then read on to learn the basics and read practical tips for their everyday use.