Photography

Learn best-of-practices to capture magazine-quality portraits, landscapes and more with the Craftsy Photography Blog. Master the methods behind consistently compelling shots with tutorials, expert advice and more.


Improve Your Photography by Stepping Outside Your Comfort Zone

Posted by on Dec 27, 2014 in Photography |

Sometimes all it takes is exploring new types of photography to improve your work. Here are ideas for new subjects to try photographing to improve landscape photography.

Read more

Star Photography Tips and Tricks for Beginners

Posted by on Dec 26, 2014 in Photography | Comments

Photographing stars is easier than it looks. If you are looking to get good photos of the night sky or of the Milky Way with a sea of stars, here's a guide to getting started.

Read more

Understanding the Exposure Triangle to Improve Photography

Posted by on Dec 24, 2014 in Photography |

Understanding how a camera works to capture light is essential to becoming a photographer. Learn the three ways to control how much light is exposed to the camera.

Read more

Announcing the Winners of Craftsy’s Holiday Contests!

Posted by on Dec 24, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Contests & Giveaways, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

We're revealing the winners of THREE of Craftsy's recent contests. Don't miss checking out these inspirational entries!

Read more

6 Ways to Take Better Dog Photos

Posted by on Dec 22, 2014 in Photography | Comments

Dogs provide so much joy to their owners and people around them, and our photographs should capture that feeling. Here are a few ways you can get better photos of Fido to treasure for years to come.

Read more

How to Set Up a Photo Booth on a Budget

Posted by on Dec 20, 2014 in Photography |

What better time to record and preserve all the tacky Christmas sweaters and Santa hats worn to our holiday parties? Here’s a take on what you need for a bare-bones, but awesome photo booth.

Read more