Here are some recent photography related posts from around the net that I’ve read all the way through (my tried and true measure of post goodness).
The dirty tricks of food photographers – Photocritic blog explains some of the tricks of the food stylist’s trade, ways to make food look it’s best. This has absolutely nothing to do with making it taste it’s best, or even making it edible or, in some cases, non-toxic. It’s a little like a magician telling you how they do their magic, though, so if you are easily devastated, maybe skip this one.
Welcome to “Lighting Gear Week” – Scott Kelby, the reigning king of photography education, kicks off a week of posts related to photographic lighting. Since many of the two or so questions each week I get asked about are lighting related, I know he must be inundated by such questions and I’m looking forward to reading the rest of these posts. On this first day’s post, Scott describes the setup for a budding wedding and portraiture photographer on a budget. His advice is bang on in my book.
6 Tips for Perfect Composition in Portrait Photography – This guest post by Christina Dickson at Digital Photography School offers some useful insights into portrait composition. Sensationalized title aside, the article provides some simple ideas and example images, things that can improve your photographs and keep them fresh.