Category Archives: Photography

Of Mud and Parents: Five Questions on Child Photography

So far in our Five Questions series we’ve covered concerts, food, and dogs – and specifically, how to photograph them. Today our subject is child photography, and so we turned to Elizabeth Halford,  photographer behind Gracie May Photography. She’s produced some remarkable portraits of kids (and a Blurb book called Cheequal). She’s got a knack for [...]

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Keeping it Simple:
Five Questions for a Food Photographer

In our Five Questions series, we ask photographers to share a bit on how they do what they do. This week’s subject is food, and the man behind the camera is Matt Wright, food photographer, blogger, and charcuterie enthusiast. His Blurb book, Wrightfood Photography Manual, is a an approachable, illustrated guide to photographing all kinds of [...]

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Top Ten Tips for Better Photo Prints

Check out this detailed and information-packed post on ten tips for better photo prints by the good people at NatureScapes.net. While it’s aimed at photographers looking to print their work, it’s also a fantastic source for anyone choosing paper and backgrounds for their photography book. The post covers how to pick paper, tonal range, detail [...]

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The Best Times to Focus Manually

Today’s digital cameras are packed with semi-automatic and automatic features. While we’re all for ease, we’re also fully hip to the fact that there are times when you need to do things the manual way. The Digital Photography School (DPS) had a great post on the five situations where manual focus is preferred to auto [...]

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