5 Tips for Choosing a Studio Backdrop

Written by Backdrop Express Photography Team on . Posted in Photography Backdrops, Studio Equipment

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Have you decided to make the move to your own studio?  If so, you’re probably spending a lot of time deciding on which lights, stands and light meters to purchase.  Have you given any thought to what photo background you will use?  Here are 5 tips to help you select the perfect studio backdrop for your new space.

33 Image Hosting Sites To Share Your Photography Portfolio

Written by Backdrop Express Photography Team on . Posted in Digital Photography, Photography Tips

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With the advance of new technology and accessibility of the internet, tools for storing and editing your digital photography have never been more available to the general public. The ability to easily host and share your photographs online gives you worldwide exposure and a convenient advantage for amateur and professional photographers.

Advantages Of Photographic Umbrellas & Soft Boxes

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Photographers use soft box or an umbrella to manipulate the lighting that is used to focus on the subject or object being photographed. Both umbrellas and soft boxes decrease the harshness of direct lighting and can reduce the risk of unwanted shadows appearing in a photo. If you take a look at an image taken with an on-board flash, you’ll understand the problems that occur when relying only on that type of light source.

12 Photography Tips to Capture Better Pictures

Written by Backdrop Express Photography Team on . Posted in Photography Tips, Portrait Photography

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Photography is not just snapping photos of beautiful people and things and producing high-quality pictures by luck. Hard work must be put forth from the both the photographer and the subject in order to create valuable images. There are so many techniques, tips, and methods to shooting properly. If you need some pointers for improving your photography, look no further. Here are 12 general tips and tricks to capturing better pictures.

Top 10 Romantic Wedding Photo Shoots

Written by Backdrop Express Photography Team on . Posted in Holiday Photography

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Photo Credit: Barry Feldman

Although some women would prefer to end the holiday season after New Year’s Day, there is one more special day in these winter months, one that is typically symbolized by hearts, Hallmark Cards, chocolate and teddy bears.

Regardless of personal feelings towards Valentine’s Day, it is the perfect opportunity to highlight some of the photographers whose work reminds the more cynical of us to have a little faith in what the holiday is supposed to be about: no, not chick flicks and restaurant reservations, but love.