Anthony Thurston

Anthony Thurston

Anthony is an internationally published photographer based in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Specializing primarily in boudoir photography, he also appreciates a variety of other photography genres. Keeping up on the latest gear, rumors, and industry news is his daily obsession.

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What is depth of field? The secret to perfect backgrounds

Even smartphones are trying to imitate the depth of field of a high-end camera -- but what is depth of field anyways? Learn how depth of field affects an image -- and how to control it using aperture, distance, and the camera that you…
Photography

What is the rule of thirds and how do you use it?

The rule of thirds is a term often used in reference to photography or videography, but you may be asking yourself, what is the rule of thirds? Dive into one of the easiest compositional guidelines to understand.
Photography

Black-and-white photography: 3 tips to master mono conversions

Quality black-and-white conversion is more than pressing a button or dropping the saturation. Review this video, and achieve better results by considering the three tips it offers before you convert.
Photography

Overcome photograph phobia with our simple guide to your camera’s histogram

The professionals use it all the time, but even novice photographers can utilize a camera's histogram to quickly determine if their photos are properly exposed or not.
Social Media

How to post GIFs on Instagram

Uploading GIFs to Instagram is not as straightforward as one would like, but there are two options that make it fast and easy. Here's how to post GIFs on Instagram, even if you don't have any photo-editing skills.
Photography

How to use Lightroom: A beginner’s guide to Adobe’s photo editing software

Adobe Lightroom is popular among pros for its photo management and editing capabilities, as well as its deep integration with Photoshop. But if you are wondering how to use Lightroom as a non-pro, here is a quick guide.