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The top online guide to digital & conventional photography is for everyone with an interest in photography. It is intended to help beginners get started in photography, and become so good at it that they turn into advanced amateurs. Accomplished photographers will also find useful photography tips and hints here.
Our primary objective is to help people to take better photographs.

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This great photography information site, which was launched on March 25, 2001 with more than a million monthly pageviews in its first year, has been praised by the British Broadcasting Corporation (the BBC), Australian National Radio and in numerous publications around the world. It was selected as a prestigious Hot Site by USAToday. It was featured by the Kim Komando Radio Show as one of its Kool Sites to Visit, and has been extolled in PC World magazine and on PC Many well-known organizations, internationally and here at home, have had good things to say about Check them out at "Where we've been found."

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The Posing Guide Everyone Wants

Posing Guide Book and CD

Our highly-popular and unique "Guide to Posing the Female Model" book has been getting super reviews from photographers and models around the world. This practical posing book has been purchased not only by photographers and models, but also by artists, colleges and schools. There's really nothing else like it. It contains an amazing 1,104 unique poses that any model can quickly copy. Buy it as a gift for a photographer or the model who really wants to excel in her career. You can't go wrong. Find out all about this indispensable, "how-to" book - a exclusive that everyone appreciates receiving.

Have a look at our handy Posing Guides CD, too. It contains a huge variety of suggestions for posing the female model, the male model, the dancer and for posing couples, including the bride and groom.

Posing Guides for the iPhone & iPod Touch

iPhone Poses App

Poses Professional is the ultimate visual posing reference for photographers and models using an iPhone or iPod Touch. It is our newest and greatest iPhone application with exciting new features and even more poses - an indispensable tool you will use again and again. If you have an iPhone or iPod, you will want to have this handy application for posing female models, downloadable from the iPhone App Store. Check out all our Apps.

Exploring Our Site

  • A good starting point where you can discover many tips about good composition, learn the basics of light and pick up several useful techniques to improve your photography is our Techniques section.
  • Or, you might want to take the bull by the horns, and go straight to our Subjects category, where you can find tips on just about everything you might wish to photograph, from babies to wild animals.
  • Here you'll come across our handy Posing guides and practical tips on Choosing a wedding photographer.
  • If your interests lean more towards the tools photographers use and how they work, then check out our Equipment section. Find out how to buy a used camera or the basics of digital photography.
  • Want to learn about pinhole photography? Look here for tons of information.
  • Looking for fun? Try our Humor in photography pages or our What in the world? section.
  • Feeling artistic? Try your hand at Painting with light and see what masterpiece you can create.
  • Use your photos to tell a story. Check out some helpful tips on writing a photo essay.
  • Learn from the mistakes of others by visiting What's wrong with this picture?
  • Curious about processing B&W film and making prints in the darkroom? Don't stay in the light. Check it out here.

There's more to this site than meets the eye. Some topics are found as many as eight layers deep. "Caring for your handheld light meter" is an example. The trail to it begins with Equipment, then Equipment & accessories, Camera, The camera's controls, Exposure, Exposure meter, Ambient light meter and finally Caring for your handheld light meter. Using the search engine can bring you quickly to many topics that may not be "visible" on the surface. If you are interested in learning about photography, you'll probably find what you want here.

Guest Photographer Galleries

  • Scenes from Alberta
    Sean McCormick demonstrates that you can make interesting, exceptional photographs close to home.
  • Food, As I See It
    John Cumming, a master of lighting and composition, is an outstanding food photographer.
  • Photo Tramp
    Maciej Tomczak travels the world. His gallery will make you want to pack up and travel with your camera.
  • And many more!

Photography Forums

Learn from experience: Drop into our online discussion Forums. Share your comments, questions, experience and knowledge with other viewers. Bring up a subject, ask a question that has been troubling you, and you will be sure to draw out people who have been there, done that, and who have something valuable to say about it. You can even pick a cartoon character to reflect your personality from our "author's icon" selection. Never used a forum? It's easy. Just log in here, and you're on your way. We're all students, and this is the place for us to talk to each other.

Photography Business Directory

Do you need photography goods and services? Find the service or product you've been looking for, or perhaps you should list your business with us if you have something of value to offer our viewers. List now. Models can list for free at any time.

Photography Glossary

Want to know what a particular term means? Visit the Glossary when you come across a photography term with which you aren't familiar. You'll probably find its definition here.

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Glossary of Photography Terms
"A" , "B" terms

Photography Equipment
Digital Photography , Film , Photography Equipment & Accessories

Photography Subjects
Aerial photography tips & techniques , Animal & Wildlife Photography Tips and Techniques , Home construction/renovation photography tips and techniques , Humor in photography , Landscape photography tips and techniques , People , Plants , Run out of ideas for pictures? , Sports photography tips and hints , Travel photography tips and techniques , Underwater photography tips and techniques , Unusual photographs , What in the world?

Photography Techniques
Composition , Displaying your pictures , Flash , How'd they do that? , Light , Night photography , Wacky tips that work , What's wrong with this picture? , Winter photography