• The rule of thirds

    All photographers think about composition, whether it's consciously or unconsciously.

    White balance is your friend

  • Always shoot in RAW

    Go outside & shoot photos rather than spending hours a day on photography forums.

    Film isn't better than digital

  • Shoot every day

    The best way to hone your skills is to practice a lot.

    Use flash during the day

I don’t work with a printer, or stock in any bookstores and magazine bodegas.

I don’t have the time and money to tackle that on my own.

About Impression

Sometimes you might want to use an image as a background and that’s totally cool. If you want to feature text over the top, consider adding a lighter or darker overlay to the image so the words are easy to read.

Time management is definitely key. I mainly work on the magazine on the weeknights and usually take Friday and Saturday off, then pick back up on Sunday afternoon.

Long Exposure Photography Tips

A useful technique in night photography is the long exposure.

Menu Food

People are visual beings. Our behaviour is in reaction to what we see.

Taking Better Photos in a Museum

Lines of Instagram-crazed art lovers circled the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum

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