Polaroid Modified to Print on Cheap Thermal Paper

Polaroid Modified to Print on Cheap Thermal Paper

If you're into tinkering gear and customizing things to the way you like them then this might be your kind of video. Be prepared though as it requires quite a bit of technical know-how to fully understand and that's before we even start talking about trying to replicate what he achieved! However even without trying to attempt your own version I am sure you'll find this to be a rather interesting video to watch.

Amazon Boudoir Wardrobe Finds for Under $20

Amazon Boudoir Wardrobe Finds for Under $20

A few months ago I wrote about the higher end luxury finds for your boudoir wardrobe closet. In those instances where a client has either brought unflattering pieces or that she is relying on your to help guide her in looks, having these backups are perfect to get more looks for bigger sales. While having a closet can be helpful, it also does not have to break the bank if you are just starting out or like to change things up constantly.

How to Pose Someone Who’s Never Modeled

How to Pose Someone Who’s Never Modeled

Working with professional models, those who know exactly what moves to make and how to position their bodies, can be a rewarding experience. However, it's one that most of us don’t have the pleasure of on a regular basis. In this video, you’ll learn some great tips for making your everyday client look and feel like a pro.

What Are Codecs and Why Are They Important?

What Are Codecs and Why Are They Important?

When diving into the photography world, one of the first things you come across is deciding whether to shoot raw or JPEG. Typically, the answer to that is very simple: shoot in raw every time you can, only shoot JPEG for specific reasons. What about when you start shooting video? Codecs were basically magic to me before I finally understood how they functioned.

11 Steps to Photographing a New Model

11 Steps to Photographing a New Model

Unless you live in the big metropolitan cities like New York or Los Angeles, photographing models is easier said than done. That's because any chance of success in the industry, and the models move to the bigger hubs. That will not change, but there are opportunities to photograph models in generally any location and that's what I did with this tutorial.

Becoming a Professional Time-Lapse Photographer

Becoming a Professional Time-Lapse Photographer

Matthew Vandeputte is a Belgian photographer living in Sydney, Australia, whose work is at the forefront of commercial time-lapse and hyperlapse photography. In this video he gives a short insight into his work and offers a nice introduction to time-lapse photography while also providing some inspiration to anyone seeking to turn a hobby into a profession.

Learn How To Ask

Learn How To Ask

Very often it’s not the actual skill as a photographer that’s lacking, but rather the ability to ask and help someone solve a problem they have. In this video, Chris Do of Futur shares how you might be able to change your approach and thinking.

Critique the Community: Motion

Motion
Submit your best images that incorporate "motion" for a chance to win a free Fstoppers tutorial

This week's Critique the Community strays from our normal trend of genre specific photography and opens up submissions to any images that incorporate motion. 

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Critique the Community: Landscape Photography

Critique the Community Landscape Photography with Elia Locardi
With Elia Locardi
Congratulations to the Winners!

During their trip around South America, Lee and Elia took a quick break from their work on Photographing the World 4 to critique the wide variety of submissions sent in by the Fstoppers Community and announced the winners of the Fstoppers tutorials. 

Creating Beautiful Photos With Strangers Across the Internet

Creating Beautiful Photos With Strangers Across the Internet

I live in a small city far from popular landscape photography locations and seemingly devoid of fellow photographers. I oftentimes find myself feeling a bit alone in the creative process. To remedy this, I went online to find peers and look for resources to get constructive feedback on my work. I ended up meeting someone who helped me improve my work and whose generosity took me completely by surprise.