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Artist Interview Series: Laura Hundersmarck

It’s no surprise that, from time to time, we come across photographs that makes us do a double take.  Certain pictures you connect with and admire in ways that are difficult to understand or express.  Other times you know right away why you’ve fallen in love with a particular image.  We’ve had both such experiences with the work of Laura Hundersmarck. Laura is a photographer from right here in Gainesville, Florida, and we recently had the chance to pick her …

How to Take More Than Just a #Selfie

Upgrade Your Game from #Selfie to Self-Portraiture Tired of taking the same old #selfie day after day, week after week? Are you tired seeing other people’s same old selfies just as often? (Pro Tip: Send them this article.) For centuries photographers have been using self portraiture as the key to unlock their full potential. Now it’s your turn to use the same techniques to take pictures of yourself that are far too awesome to be simply labeled “#selfie.” Unlike a …

Our Fans Have 23 Tips For People New To Photography

We asked you for some photography advice for newbies, and you guys responded in full.  We’ve compiled all of the of advice and put it into one list.  Here you go! Take your camera everywhere and use it. – Wendy B.M. Fill the frame. – Richard H. [shoot] what would look cool. – Ronny H. Get at your subject’s level. – Daniel A. Get closer. – Jacki B.T. Background-subject-lighting-click! – Bill B. “Originality is undetected plagiarism.” (William Ralph Inge) – …

4 Tips for Beautiful Black and White Photographs

There was a time when black and white photos were the only option, yet even now that we have color, black and white photography remains an irreplaceable art form. From an artistic viewpoint; color depicts reality. Black and white is an interpretation of reality. Black and whites display a new dimension with emphasis on shadows, texture, contrast, and lighting. They are timeless. They see the depth and tell the stories beneath the colorful surface. Use these tips to guide you …

8 Tips to Make Your Portrait Photos More Interesting

We were shooting portraits in the office the other day for the We are Fracture blog post, and the topic of how to actually take good portraits came up.  So we’d thought we would share a few tips that we’ve discovered through trial and error, as well as some that we dug up online. First, ask yourself a few questions: – Do you want your subject to be posed or look natural? – Do you want an indoor or outdoor setting? – …

6 Tips to Make Your Baby Photos Even Better!

 We typed “better baby photos” into Google and found 998,000,000 results appear on the screen in .28 seconds. Who has time to dig through all of that? Not you! We’ve collected the 6 best baby photography tips for amateur photographers and put them all right here. 1. Use natural and indirect light If you need added light in your shot, bounce light by tilting your flash toward the ceiling, the wall behind/to the side of you, or toward someone wearing …