Portraits of different people side by side showing their uniqueness and individuality
Tips for Brilliant Portrait Photos
Portrait photography

Tips for Brilliant Portrait Photos

In portrait photography, the person being photographed is the main focus of the picture. When taking a portrait, either the whole body or just the face of the person can be photographed.
Different types of lenses for different purposes
What you should keep in mind when purchasing a new lens
Lenses

What you should keep in mind when purchasing a new lens

The choice of lenses for cameras is huge and buying a new lens can be expensive. We'll give you some insight into what you should consider before and while buying a new lens.
A massive stone staircase in an old abandoned villa
Lost Places Photography – What You Should Keep in Mind
Architectural photography

Lost Places Photography – What You Should Keep in Mind

Abandoned places are exciting locations for the urban explorer. Other common terms for urban exploration (also abbreviated as urbex or UE) include infiltration, draining, urban caving, urban spelunking, urban rock climbing, and building hacking.
ISO value on the display of a new SLR camera.
ISO Explained in Detail – the Light Sensitivity of Cameras
Camera settings

ISO Explained in Detail – the Light Sensitivity of Cameras

Everyone’s heard of it, yet its exact meaning is not as well known: ISO values. Besides the aperture and exposure time of a camera, the ISO value plays a very important role in both analogue and digital photography.
Taking a selfie of your own feet - a photo trend in 2015
A Look Back at the Top 5 Photo Trends of 2015
Photo trends & ideas

A Look Back at the Top 5 Photo Trends of 2015

Which photo trends were most prevalent on social media platforms, really made an impression on us, and made us smile? Take a journey with us and learn more about what kinds of snapshots were most popular in 2015.
Alternatives to Photoshop: GIMP, Photoscape, Paint.net & Lightbox free
4 Free Programmes for Editing Your Photos
Photo editing software

4 Free Programmes for Editing Your Photos

Even if Photoshop continues to be the most popular photo-editing software out there, there are some very good alternatives available. We’ll introduce you to four alternative photo-editing programmes that are just as good as Photoshop and are completely free of charge.
A pile of old sepia photos lying ready for digitalisation
Digitalise your Old Photos - Tips and Tricks
Organising photos

Digitalise your Old Photos - Tips and Tricks

Don't let all those old photos of family, holidays and special moments wither away in drawers and photo albums. Breathe new life into them by digitalising them! Here, you'll find useful tips and tricks for scanning and editing old photographs.
Tips for Crafting Your Own Picture Frames
Photo trends & ideas

Tips for Crafting Your Own Picture Frames

We’ve gathered together some ideas how you can create self-made picture frames with simple means. You won’t need your own workshop to implement these DIY ideas. With a little skill and the right materials, you’ll be able to wow people with your self-made works of art.
Tasty culinary creations are best accentuated on camera when they’re perfectly arranged and are photographed in front of a suitable background
5 Ground Rules for Taking Photos of Your Food
Food photography

5 Ground Rules for Taking Photos of Your Food

Regardless if you’re using a smartphone to take a picture to upload on Instagram, using a digital SLR camera to shoot nice photos for your blog, or if you’re taking pictures to create your own photo cook book, we’ll give you five practical tips to help you perfectly capture your food on camera.
Folders help when sorting out your files
Managing and protecting your photos
Organising photos

Managing and protecting your photos

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Thanks to modern digital cameras and a nearly endless availability of disk space, our computers end up with a lot of photos saved on them. Very often these snapshots are archived and forgotten about while still taking up space on your hard drive.

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