Shooting on film without the sun poses a challenging risk for film photography newbies and starters. It's very easy to fail, considering that most film stocks nowadays only stop at 400 sensitivity, unlike the limitless digital counterpart.
However, it is possible to take crisp photographs with very minimal light source -- it just requires patience and discipline (yeah, it's not that easy, but why not try?) Through long exposure, one can achieve the seamless image of a night photograph with film. Watch this tutorial which involves the "Schwarzchild effect" into consideration to make the right exposure.
How do you make your nighttime photos more colorful and exciting? Try light painting! All it takes is a lighting tool of your choice, a steady surface (or better yet, a tripod) and a camera with a Bulb setting, then you're all set.
Still life photography may be one of the most undermined genres in photography, and it's easy to see why -- it seems easy, but it's truly difficult to nail it. You have to plan your photograph, instead of merely snapping here and there. Watch this video for seven tipsters.
Photo Plus is the dominating force of Photo expos in North America. Showcasing mainly gear and new innovations in Photography, Video, Lighting, Audio, etc., the expo’s focus is to bring attention to how to make your photo better using equipment rather than emphasis on the result itself.
Aside from browsing through beautiful photographs and reading interesting articles, hanging out in the shoutbox is another worthwhile activity to do in the community. Not only will you get updated on the latest in photography, you’ll also have a chance to share ideas, tips, and stories with fellow shutterbugs across the globe. The shoutbox is always brimming with entertaining conversation and it's all because of these Lomographers.
There's a fine line between being competitive and being jealous, and it often intersects among creatives. Sometimes you can't help but compare, think and doubt of your creative skills or the other's talents. Photography vlogger Sean Tucker addresses the issue and how to handle it.
How do you make old, vintage, faded photographs become part of contemporary photography and receive new meaning? London-based artist Julie Cockburn hand-stitched found photographs as part of her analogue manipulation.