Practical tips on how to improve your levitation photos in trick photography

Practical tips on how to improve your levitation photos in trick photographyLevitation photos is a type of trick photography that has seen a recent boost in popularity. Many people around the world are now forming photography clubs, workshops, and meet ups dedicated levitation photos. The rise of social media has made it extremely easy for us to share our photographic creations instantly with anyone around the world, so everyone with a camera are starting to join in this fun new endeavor. Continue reading

Simple ways to get the best trick photography photos from your human subject

Simple ways to get the best trick photography photos from human subjectSo you manage to get someone to pose for you so you can practice taking some trick photography shots, what can you do to get the best pose or photos? The key is to make it fun so the pictures don’t turn out like portraits with a forced smile. You’ll need ways to relax the subject so the smile, pose, or expression you’re looking for is the one you get. Here are two simple ways to improve the quality of their pose. Continue reading

Top 10 tips for taking the best trick photography photos

Top 10 tips for taking the best trick photography photosThe one consistent element that makes a photograph interesting are people. We just like to look at ourselves or other people. This applies to trick photography as well, whether it’s levitation, forced perspective, light paintings, and more. Being able to extract the best out of people and put them in fantastical situations are what makes trick photography so mentally stimulating. So here are some great ideas for you to incorporate into your trick photography photos to take it from good to great. Continue reading

How to take great levitation photos and trick photography by reducing motion blur

How to take great levitation photos and trick photography by reducing motion blurThe most common way to destroy a great levitation photo when you’re doing trick photography is to take a blurry photo of the floating subject. The trick is to remove any tell-tale signs of how the effect is achieved. Continue reading

Sniper techniques for tricky low light photography without a tripod

When shooting in low light conditions, a tripod is absolutely essential. It can be very tricky to get clear and sharp photos because of the camera shake from your hands. The problem is that tripods are heavy and clunky. They take up so much space that you only carry them around if you are certain you’ll be using it. Continue reading

Get started now with some trick photography projects!

The next time you travel or are out and about with a camera, consider starting a trick photography project. It’s not only a great way to impress and confuse your friends in equal measure, but it also helps you to hone your photography skills and have fun at the same time. The more stunning examples are usually digitally manipulated in photoshop, but even if you’re not a tech whiz there are a wide variety of trick photography techniques that are at your disposal. Continue reading