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15 Talented Photographers You Need to Follow on Instagram

Instagram is a visual playground and an endless source of inspiration for artists, designers, business owners, DIY junkies, and all creative minds alike. Photographers have particularly taken to this platform as a tool to showcase their work, and we’re glad they have. Whether you want to look at the built environment from a fresh perspective, book a photographer for a wedding or special event, or see the world from the palm of your hand, these Instagram photographers have what you’re looking …

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? – …

How to Get the Best Lighting in Your Portraits

“Photography is 50% photographer, 40% light, and 10% equipment.” Let’s look at that 40%, shall we?To keep it simple, we’ll say there are two kinds of light: hard and soft. What’s the difference? It’s like comparing a sunny day to an overcast day. Soft light reduces shadows, texture, and contrast while hard light does just the opposite. Hard light has harder edges, a more abrupt transition between illumination and shadow, and heightened contrast. Soft Hard Clouds, overcast skies, and fog …