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 ideas and tips for taking great light painting trick photography

Top tips for taking great light painting trick photographyLight paintings are beautiful and dramatic, and looks a bit similar to lightning photography. In lightning photos, something about the awesome power of nature in comparison to our existence is very humbling. This is probably why the high contrast between the night darkness and the bright flash of light results in some very powerful photos. Light paintings are softer and more ethereal, but still have the same high contrast and dramatic effect if lightning photos. Continue reading

Trick photography ideas for taking levitation photography in-camera

If you’re like most people, you might have dreamed of flying and floating around in the air effortlessly. Some people have dreams of flying around in the living room or the house they live in, while others might travel vast distances and visit other cities, countries, or even outer space. That feeling of freedom is alluring to all of us. Some of us dream about it, some of us go out and build airplanes, and some of us recreate that feeling with trick photography. Continue reading

How the rolling shutter effect can be used for trick photography

Nowadays, people are literally walking around with a camera in their pocket in the form of a smartphone. People are taking more photos than ever before simply because their phones are with them all the time. Whereas in the old days you lug around a camera because you have a specific intention of capturing photographs, now we take photos of unplanned and unexpected moments. Continue reading