A Day with Polly Irungu: Founder of the Black Women Photographers Global Community




Add Photographs – Remember Your Schooldays With a Smile

As we get older our photographs can be a poignant record of the journey that our life has taken. Looking back at our old school photographs and the photographs of our children can prompt us to remember that journey with a smile.

Canvas Prints – Memories Worthy to Be Preserved

If you are thinking about turning your photos to canvas prints, you should make sure you go in and speak to the photo studio before you agree to have it done. There are many different qualities for canvas prints and you should see which one is best suited to your needs.

Top 11 iPad Apps for Showcasing Your Photography Skills

With the advent of the iPad and its multifaceted utilities, we can assume that we have entered a post-PC era. With the iPad at hand, you can do a lot during a photo shoot. Here are some must-have iPad apps for the shutterbugs out there.

What a Bride Looks for When Searching for a Wedding Photographer!

A while back, I did a survey questionnaire with one of my brides who I have been working with for about 3 months. Brides look first for someone they can trust. If they even see a bit of dishonesty from you, they will not hire you. Secondly, brides do not want, “Craigslist photographers”, and they want High Quality photographs of the most special, and most important, day of their lives.

How To Adjust Color Temperature Using Camera Raw or Curves in Photoshop Elements

Adjusting the color temperature of an image can make a big difference to the feel of the image. This article teaches you how to adjust the color temperature (or ‘white balance’) of an image using Adobe Camera Raw or Curves in Photoshop Elements.

Wedding Photography Tips for Beginners – Properly White Balancing Your Photos Part 1

A wedding by its nature can last many hours and have many different locations. For these reasons will find yourself taking pictures where there are many different light sources that will affect the white balance of your photos. For example, you may be shooting in a church that has a lot of candles and tungsten lights, but later in the night you may find your flashes competing with the lights on the dance floor. In part one of this article, I am going to give you some tips on how to be aware of your light sources, and tips on shooting images with correct white balance in basic situations.

The 10 Best Digital Photography Tips Straight From The Pros

Everyone wants to take great photographs, and many of us think we already do. When it comes to taking a picture that others will really want to see, and maybe even pay money for, a little bit of professional help can go a long way! Here we have compiled our list of the top ten outdoor photography tips from the pros.

Photoshop Techniques – Improve Your Photos With Local Contrast Enhancement and Curves Adjustments

Local Contrast Enhancement and Curves adjustments are both post processing techniques that can be used to enhance a photo quickly and easily. Both techniques can be applied in both Photoshop Elements as well as the full Photoshop CS versions. Most other image editing programs such as Paint Shop Pro also have similar tools available to achieve the same effects.

10 Creative Macro Photography Project Ideas

Are you looking for some interesting and out of the ordinary project ideas for your close up or macro photography? Want to break away from the usual flowers, leaves, plants and mushrooms? Tired of bugs, butterflies and spiders? Here are a few macro photography project ideas that may inspire your creativity.

The Thoughts of a Children’s Portrait Photographer

If you have children of your own then you probably already know that this aspect of portrait photography can be incredibly rewarding. There are so many wonderful expressions and poses to capture but it’s also an area of photography that demands patience and understanding of your subject in bucket loads.

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