In this video,  Mango Street gives some of their best tips on identifying stellar portrait locations and making the most of the area you're shooting in.

Let´s watch this new analysis of Annie Leibovitz, where we'll learn her composition and design techniques. This is an epic photo with tons of well-organized elements, which we'll see in the video.

Buying New Gear will not make you happier. Get off the Hedonic Treadmill!

Being happy is better than chasing happiness, or more specifically called The hedonic treadmill, or hedonic adaptation is the observed tendency of humans to quickly return to a relatively stable level of happiness despite major positive or negative events or life changes.

In this video, Pye covers some flattering posing techniques for men. People often relate posing techniques to the sex of the person, but in actuality, it's all about body language and what persona you're trying to convey using the body.

When watching "on-demand" content like HBO or Netflix, we no longer have the luxury of taking a commercial break every 20 minutes to grab some snacks or go to the bathroom. We can now hit the pause button whenever we want. 

The Queen's Gambit episodes are one of those you can pause on almost any frame and look at the brilliant composition.

For the full story, visit:  aboutphotography.blog/blog/queens-gambit-composition

Robert Hall sees it on Facebook and on Instagram. He gets it in the comments of his videos here. "What was the power of your flash?" Aside from the obvious fact that it's silly to expect any photographer to remember their specific flash output from a single photo. He means they are busy managing lighting positions, making visual decisions, communicating with a subject, etc. And he doesn't know a single photographer who keeps field notes of their flash power in a digital era where people can rattle off hundreds of photos per hour.

Every great creative project that’s ever been made — whether it was photography, a book, a film, a video game, an invention — have all had one key factor in common that makes them great, and that was their being built around a good idea. A solid and creative idea is the most fundamental aspect to any project. It’s what holds it all together.

But how do we train our brains to think of good ideas? Let us take you through a 4-step process.


Everyone has a name for every position where they place a flash on location and in the studio. But not everyone agrees on every name and this jargon can be sort of confusing.

Before we get started today, for the purpose of this discussion, we’re going to talk about lighting positions as hours on a clock with the photographer standing at 6 o’clock and the subject in the middle.

The key light or main light got their name because they are the key or main light in your set up. It’s normally going to be the light hitting your subject’s face and it’s brightness is going to determine your exposure. Often times people will use a softbox or beauty dish for this type of light.

The key light is usually going to be somewhere between four and 8 o’clock and if you’re using a beauty dish it doesn’t have to be at 6 o’clock, it can be wherever you wanna put it, it’s just a modifier like every other modifier after all.

Kodak Aerochrome has an origin story unlike any other film. In this video, Todd Dominey shares the surprising history of Aerochrome from its creation to cancellation, plus its unexpected resurgence thereafter. This video is Part One of a two-part video, with Part Two focused on digitally recreating the look of Aerochrome film.

Photographer Michael Sasser hopes this video was helpful for all of your photographers interested in learning how to improve your photography by adding more variety to your photos. He talked about 6 ways to change up the way you take pictures in order to sell more boudoir photographs to your boudoir clients.