book review: Creative Flash Photography, by Tilo Gockel

book review: Creative Flash Photography

book review: Creative Flash Photography, by Tilo Gockel

Tilo Gockel (website: FotoPraxis), is a German photographer who some might remember from guest articles that has appeared on Tangents. His article on innovative product photography on a budget – Diver’s Chronograph, was particularly impressive when you compare the results with the home setup. You might also know  Read more inside...

book review: boutique baby photography, by Mimika Cooney

Baby portraiture is an unexpectedly difficult branch of portrait photography. You have to work around the baby's schedule, and then there is the added challenge of making a baby which doesn't move much, an interesting subject. It's not like this little kiddo is going to hop, skip & jump around.
With that, everyone can use some advice and guidance to get  Read more inside...

book review: boudoir photography, by Critsey Rowe

Boudoir photography seems to have a surge in popularity in the past years. More and more interest by photographers - and it's no wonder. As much as boudoir is a fascinating genre, it is also quite challenging. The pressure is on *you* as the photographer to get the best images you can of someone who is most likely feeling quite vulnerable. So not only are your lighting  Read more inside...

book review: Classic Modern Pinups, by Robert Alvarado

book review: Classic Modern Pinups, by Robert Alvarado

When I first heard news that Robert Alvarado was (finally!) publishing a book of his best pinup photographs, I was excited. I've been a huge fan of his work ever since I first came across his portfolio on Model Mayhem and several other photography forums. I even attended a workshop where he explained his lighting  Read more inside...

book review: Speedliter’s Handbook, by Syl Arena

book review: Speedliter's Handbook, by Syl Arena

Syl Arena has steadily made a name for himself amongst photographers with his blog, Pixsylated. Followers of his blog would've noticed that Syl was on hiatus for several months in 2010, while busy writing a book on Canon speedlites. Having spent the most part of a year on writing, you'd expect something  Read more inside...