Author Archives: David Oh

Lighting Setups and other Tips for Indoor and Outdoor Pet Photography

Guest post and images by Petra Mayer of PPP-Photography. I am passionate about pet photography because I am passionate about pets. I think that shows in my images and that is what my customers see in my work. My philosophy … Continue reading

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Interview with Reilly and Miranda Lievers of Blue Olive Photography, Wedding Photographers in Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Reilly and Miranda Lievers are an award winning duo capturing amazing editorial style portraits and wedding images. We love their photojournalistic style, and it’s easy to see why they’ve been voted one of the “Best Wedding Photographers in Vancouver” as … Continue reading

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How to Achieve a Wider Field of View without a Wider Lens

Photo by Michael Baxter of Michael Baxter LLC Photographing interiors presents a compositional challenge; how to capture a wide field of view without using an extreme wide angle lens. Although acceptable for real estate sales, overly-exaggerated depth is not so … Continue reading

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Stunning Shot of the Week Contest: Win PRO Level service and be Featured on Taproll’s Homepage!

Calling all Photographers! We’re kicking off a new weekly photo contest. Starting each Monday (yes, right now!) simply post your best, most stunning shot of the week here on our Facebook Fan page and rally likes and comments. The photo … Continue reading

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How to Spot an Unprofessional Wedding Photographer

With the recent surge in DSLR sales many “fauxtographers” have begun flooding the market. As a result, it has become increasingly difficult for clients to sift through the web of professional photographers and amateurs looking to make a quick buck. … Continue reading

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Interview with Kenneth Benjamin Reed of Vorpal Images, PRO Photographer in Portland, Oregon (USA)

Kenneth is a true artist melding thought-provoking moments with seasoned technique. His flair for the cinematic leaves each client looking and feeling like a star. “These are the photos you actually want,” Kenneth says. Currently, Kenneth works as a commercial, … Continue reading

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Soothing Techniques, Lighting Setups and other Newborn Baby Photography Tips

Asiya Khaki is a New York based photographer that specializes in newborn, children, family portraiture & wedding photography. This week we’ve asked Asiya to share her thoughts, including useful tips and helpful advice, on newborn photography. Hope you enjoy! Meet … Continue reading

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Interview with Dan McClanahan of McClanahan Studio in Des Moines, Iowa (USA)

McClanahan Studio is an award-winning husband/wife duo specializing in cutting edge photography. “Our goal is really just to capture images that people can’t stop staring at,” Dan says. Their infectious passion for photography and people has garnered them much deserved … Continue reading

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How to blend foreground, background and add 3D using Photography Studio Backdrops (Part II)

Continuing with last week’s post on Chinese Photography, here are some more tips for making your backdrop photography even more creative and realistic. (See Chinese Photography 1) Chinese Photography Part II 4. Make a connection with the backdrop –- reach out … Continue reading

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How to blend foreground, background and add 3D using Photography Studio Backdrops

Jeremy and Hillary Smith are the owners and operators of Photo Pie, a retailer specializing in creative backdrops, costumes and other custom products. Their goal is to show how truly unique, creative, artistically admirable and even realistic images can be … Continue reading

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