Category: Photography

No Gear? No Problem!

As portrait photographers many of us strive for making pictures with lots of wow and oomph. In order to do that, we trek to fancy locations, use loads of fancy gear and process our pictures using expensive software. In many...

/ January 25, 2017

“Dark & Moody” Food Photography Tips

A few tricks about how you can make this style easy. What is the best time for shooting, what should you choose props, what type of material should you have? It is all in this article.

/ January 17, 2017

The Search for Reflections

It's frustrating that our photos of people and objects usually don't turn out the way our brains see them. A lot has been written and studied about the subject - I realize. However I would still like to present my...

/ January 10, 2017

The Beauty of Food Photography (Tips Included)

Do you like photography? And you like food? Then, you're in the right place. I would like to share with you some rules to keep in mind if you like still life photography. The following tips will help you to...

/ December 23, 2016

How Kyotographer Looks at Street Photography

Many aspects of street photography can greatly benefit from a sound knowledge of photography fundamentals. Most importantly: understanding light as captured by the camera; good composition; an element of interest. It is also how I chose to structure this article....

/ December 12, 2016

Lights & Magic

The trick in outdoor flash photography is that you need to balance your strobe light with the available light. So basically you will be working with (at least) 2 exposures: your flash exposure, and the camera’s exposure. Now, since we...

/ December 7, 2016

Tips for Getting Fairytale-Like Pictures of Children

The tips that will give you a new approach to photographing kids and will help you get images full of magic of childhood. You will find out how to get inspiration, choose the right location, undestand the natural light, work...

/ December 3, 2016

Tips for Creating Magical Portraits of Children

Tips on how to really improve your children's portraits without expensive equipment, simply by tapping into their imagination and telling a story all while hunting for fairies in magical light because the easiest way to improve your photography and the...

/ November 22, 2016

Creating Pictures That Speak

Have you ever looked at a picture and envisioned yourself in that place, being that person? Certain images capture our attention and speak to us more than a million words ever could. But how do you get that effect? How...

/ November 17, 2016

5 Tips for Shooting Festivals

So you´ve got your first Press Pass to a music festival. Now what? Festival photography is a whole different beast, especially if you're used to studio work or other types of photography where you have more control over lighting and...

/ November 10, 2016