Vintage Photography

Vintage Photography

Vintage Photography The history of photography goes back hundreds of years to when images were first projected onto surfaces. Artists in the 16th century traced scenes using the camera obscura and camera lucida. Whilst it is true that these cameras did not capture a permanent image, they did not take a photograph as such. The image was temporary, the room where the projection took place was turned into a pinhole camera. The meaning of camera obscura is “darkened room”, and all modern cameras are named after this. Key Discoveries Leading…

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Digital Portrait Photography Tips and Ideas

Digital Portrait Photography Tips

Digital Portrait Photography Tips and Ideas Digital Portrait Photography Tips Contents There’s a lot to talk about when it comes to portrait photography so here are some links to the digital portrait photography tips you will read about in this article: Digital Portrait Photography Ideas Digital Portrait Photography People Skills Outdoor Photography of People Family Portraits Ideas Black and White Portrait Photography of People Digital Portrait Photography Ideas The best digital portrait composition is more technically demanding than simply taking photos of people. It requires more skill and thought than…

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Camera Tripod Position and Good Tripod Mount Tips

Camera Tripod Position and Good Tripod Mount Tips

Camera Tripod Position and Good Tripod Mount Tips Finding the best camera tripod position is vital for many kinds of photography including landscape photography, portraiture and even some street photography situations. It is therefore unfortunate that tripods are somewhat cumbersome, expensive and time-consuming to set up. Even though modern cameras can cope with many badly lit scenes, camera tripods for cameras are still an essential piece of kit. Setting up your camera tripod mount properly will ensure a good tripod position and stop it falling over and breaking your equipment.…

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How to Become a Landscape Photographer and Take Great Scenic Pictures

Take Great Scenic Pictures in Landscape Photography

How to Become a Landscape Photographer and Take Great Scenic Pictures There is a common misconception that it is easy to take great scenic pictures because the subject is permanent and accessible It requiring no instruction and you can shoot it from any angle you like. However, the reality is that is really difficult to create good landscape photography. This is down to the complexity of the equipment required and difficulty in turning a mundane scene into something exceptional. It is a natural step to turn a love of nature…

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Street Photography Techniques to Help You Take Better Pictures

Street Photography Techniques People on Busy Street

Street Photography Techniques Familiarity with our environment often results in fantastic street photograph opportunities being overlooked in spite of them being right in front of our eyes. Without the application of good street photography techniques, such opportunities can pass us by. Gaining confidence to get closer to your subjects is the key to successful street photography. These street photography techniques are intended to help you do just that. Follow our advice and you will capture the special scenes as they unfold before you and produce interesting street images. Street Photography…

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What is Street Photography?

What is Street Photography Street Skyscrapers

What is Street Photography? Photographers have been documenting their surroundings them since the invention of photography. They started a long tradition of street photography stretching back to the 19th century, encouraged by improvements in the portability and quality of cameras and processing. From this time, There has been predisposition among photographers to create a permanent record of urban life. Photographic documentation captures changes in the fast-paced world of life in towns and cities. From the beginning, personal interest was the driving force behind many early street photographers. However, this did…

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Background Pictures and Photography Background Images

Background Pictures and Photography Background Images Photographer Taking Photograph of Landscape Background

Background Pictures and Photography Background Images Background pictures and background photography has always presented a challenge for digital photography beginners. The photography background can steal attention away from the subject and distract viewers if care is not taken. However, background disturbance can be avoided if certain steps are taken. Basic Photography Techniques It is worth reviewing some basic photography techniques that apply to every subject before looking at the photography background. Equipment and experience are fundamental to creating great pictures as well as the background. Combining these factors effectively will…

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