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Maternity Posing – Techniques to Flatter Everyone

Excerpt from The Photographer’s Guide to Posing by Lindsay Adler – coming soon!



MASTERING Your Craft: Maternity Posing

All Rules of Posing and Perspective Still Apply

Just because a pregnant subject may look wider, it does not mean that she wants to look heavier or without other feminine curves. You can still use all of the rules of posing, lens choice, and camera angle to bring out the best in your subject.


How to Reverse Engineer a Photograph

Excerpt from Photograph Like a Thief, by Glyn Dewis, coming in April!


Being able to look at pictures and reverse engineer, or break down, how they were lit is an incredibly useful skill. Determining how many light sources were used by examining the shadows, highlights, and catch lights and observing whether the light is soft or hard not only tests your knowledge and understanding of light, but also will help you to replicate looks and go on to create your own unique images.


Conquering Shadows and Long Exposures

This passage was excerpted from Minus 2/3 The Invisible Flash by Gerd Ludwig, available in eBook format and paperback now!

Minus 2/3 is the latest release from photographer and author Gerd Ludwig. Ludwig received the prestigious Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism in 2015 and has been photographing for National Geographic since the early 1990s. In Minus 2/3, he takes us behind the scenes of his iconic photos to share his flash techniques.


Nurturing Creativity

See the World (2014) Creativity demonstration at Ivy Hall on the SCAD Atlanta Campus. Jillian Christmas (model). © Claire Rosen

There are many things you can do to create the conditions for creativity and productivity. Although everyone is capable of being creative, reaching your full potential requires you to nurture that creativity.