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.


Techie Tips: Why Photographers Should Try Using a Continuous LED Light

Posted by on Jul 23, 2014 in Photography | Comments

With so much new technology, photographers are able to push the limits of the photographic process. One of these tools is the LED light, which first changed how we shoot videos, but is now becoming more widely used by photographers. Here are 5 reasons you should look into trying an LED light.

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Start Taking Better Photos Now With Our FREE Beginner Photography eGuide!

Posted by on Jul 20, 2014 in Photography |

Don't leave your photography dreams blurry and underexposed! With a little expert help, you can improve your skills today. And, here's the best part, you can do it for FREE! Read on to find out how you can get our free beginner photography eGuide, so you can start taking better shots today.

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Just In! Announcing Brand New Paper Crafts Classes From Craftsy

Posted by on Jul 19, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Fiber Arts and Felting, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

You've waited long enough! On the heels of announcing new gardening classes and woodworking classes last week, we're thrilled to finally unveil brand new new paper crafts classes from Craftsy, including two completely FREE mini-classes. Without further adieu, here are the latest and greatest online classes in Craftsy's Paper Crafts catalog!

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3-D Landscapes: Tricks for Using Light To Create Depth In Your Photography

Posted by on Jul 19, 2014 in Photography | Comments

We see the word in three dimensions, the camera unfortunately only sees it in two. With the creative use of light, however, you can give your landscape photos the illusion of more depth than what the camera can actually capture, restoring that missing third dimension. Read on to learn lighting tricks to add depth and dimension to your landscape photography!

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Creative Escape Flash Sale! Enjoy Savings on Select Classes Now

Posted by on Jul 18, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Events, Fiber Arts and Felting, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

Find your creative escape with limited time discounts on select online classes. You can dive head first into summer savings up to 50% off. But you better hurry! These class savings will be gone faster than a firefly!

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Capturing Motion In Landscape Photography: Water and Waves

Posted by on Jul 18, 2014 in Photography | Comments

Ever wonder how photographers make the ocean look like a ghostly fog or a waterfall look like a silky veil? It's a technique all landscape photographers should know and you can learn it too! Here are a few tips on how to capture the motion on the ocean and the wonder in a waterfall!

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