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Your Digital Prints can be the Perfect Non-Traditional Gift

Now that the holidays are over, what do you intend to do with the beautiful pictures you took? Let them languish on your SIM card? Save them on the cloud and look at them again sometime in the future? Why not turn them into a non-traditional Valentines Day gifts for the people you love? ...

Everything There Is to Know about Acrylic Prints

While photographers and artists have been using acrylic prints for years to display their work, acrylic prints are still a mystery to the general public. It's time to shed a light on what acrylic prints are, the types of acrylic prints available at ...

Your Guide to Pressing and Framing Fall Foliage

People from all over the world plan trips to visit some of the most beautiful places for fall foliage, taking photos and an appreciation for the outdoor experience. While you can certainly frame your favorite photos of the leaves and trees, you can also go home with this natural artwork to preserve ...

Best Camera Settings for Fall Foliage Photography

Fall photography can be a joy with all the autumn colors, sounds, and smells inspiring you to have fun with your camera. The emotion conveyed by the fabulous colors of fall foliage and weather display a great subject range. Smoldering leaves, bright & sunny days, and overcast days will make a di...

How to Convert 35mm To Digital And Why

Do you know that those precious photos stuffed away in that shoebox in the closet are starting to fade away? 35mm negatives are delicate, easily damaged, and fragile. Not even the most reliable storage methods can protect your negatives from aging, fading, and discoloration. ...

Lenses and Lighting That Will Make Your Portrait Photography a Success — No Matter What Subject

Portrait photography doesn't have to be difficult. By following the tips below, you can experience the success that comes from knowing the details that make a difference between a mediocre result and one that is worthy of a frame. ...

Everything You Need to Know About Glossy Prints

One of the first decisions you'll need to make when it comes to printing a picture is the kind of paper. You'll need to choose between glossy paper and semi-matte paper. While most papers might seem like they're nearly identical, even the slight variations between brands can have a detrimental effec...

Hold On To Your Favorite Summer Memories with a Floating Frame

As summer is drawing to a close, it's time to preserve your favorite memories. Maybe you spent weeks backpacking through rural Italia, or maybe you spend time exploring the jungles of South America. Maybe you took a staycation and explored New York City through the eyes of a tourist. No matter how y...

Metal Prints Vs. Canvas Prints

One of the most basic questions that you might ask yourself when it comes time to print is the medium that is best for you. Not surprisingly, this can also be one of the most perplexing issues to boil down. The two primary media are canvas prints and metal prints. Baboo Digital created this blog pos...

Product Photography – A Comprehensive Guide

This comprehensive guide to product photography will help you to understand what product photography is, what you need to be a successful product photographer, and potential markets for your work. Photography is a creative art, just like painting and sculpting. The tools are different, but the outco...

3 Reasons You Need a Vinyl Banner!

Vinyl banners are one of the most versatile and durable options for getting the word out about a plethora of events. Whether you need to draw attention to a business activity or you want to celebrate a personal triumph, customized vinyl banners are the ideal platform for letting your creativity shin...

How to Choose a Wedding Photographer

Your special day should be commemorated in the best possible way. That’s why you need to carefully select your wedding photographer. There are many wedding photographers to choose from, but only a few who will document your wedding the way you envision. Here are some considerations to keep in mind...

Need to Get Someone’s Attention? Consider Large Poster Printing!

Posters are a versatile and highly-visible way of getting attention. Whether you're a business person who wants to announce a new sale or you're looking for that perfect gift for someone special, consider large poster printing. ...

3 Perfect Options for Large Photo Prints

If "a picture is worth a thousand words" just imagine what large photo prints will say to those people who are viewing them! Seeing special moments and events in a large format is a stunning method of capturing a unique and memorable time. While you might think of only a certain type of large photo ...

What is “Wall Art” and Why Do You Need It?

Whether you have a stash of original art pieces or flash drives filled with precious photographs, eventually you're going to want to see your images. Turning your images into wall art is the perfect solution to getting your art visible in your home. ...

What is Pop Art (and How Can You Bring Pop Art into Your Home)?

Studying each art movement gives a peek into the culture of the people of that particular time. It's quite fascinating to see how each art movement formed and how it affected society. Today, the art world is bursting with art inspired by nearly every movement. ...

The Benefits of Ultra Non-Glare Plexiglas and When to Use This Mounting Option

When mounting a photograph or work of art, there is a seemingly endless shortage of mounting options. If you are trying to decide on a mounting option, you may have questions about the ultra non-glare Plexiglas. ...

Float Frames: What are They and When to Use Them?

Artists know that presenting their work is part of the entire creation process. After all, how a photograph or work of art is presented adds to the overall effect of the entire piece. ...

5 Reasons Your NYC Small Business Needs New Window Signs

Do you own a small business in New York City? If so, then you already know the importance of signage when it comes to a business's storefront. It is one of the elements that can set your business apart from others. If you own a small business, window clings and signs play a crucial role in your adve...

5 Ways to Enhance Your Urban Photography This Winter

Despite the frigid temperatures and potentially inclement weather, photographers are no strangers to winter photography. Many winter photographs feature snowy meadows and the picturesque countryside, but the urban setting has much to offer during winter as well. From snowy carriage rides in Central ...

How to Make Giclee Prints

If you’ve ever considered printing fine art prints, you’re sure to come across giclee prints as an option. Giclee printing is a printing process in which pigment-based inks are squirted onto the medium of choice. If you’ve seen a giclee print in person, you know that their beauty a...

Understanding Prints: Giclee Print vs Art Print

Whether you are an amateur photographer or a seasoned professional, you know that your work shines the best once it is printed. Your best work deserves to be on a wall – not just tucked away on a hard drive. However, choosing how to print your images isn’t always so simple. After all, th...

How Does Digital Printing Work?

Whether you are a professional photographer or a casual artist or an artist submitting art pieces to a show, you understand the importance of a well-made print. For photographers especially, printing your images helps your work be seen by many (as opposed to just being stored on a client’s har...

Utilizing Digital Printing For Trade Shows

For anyone who has ever attended a trade show, it’s easy to see which booths and vendors are popular: those are the booths attracting large crowds of people. Although the trade shows can vary from tech expos to flower and garden trade shows, the most attractive (aka popular) booths have one th...

How Do Professional Photographers Print Their Pictures?

Are you interested in taking your photography skills to the next level? If you feel that you have an eye for photography, or the skills to turn your passion into a business, you’ll need to find a way to reproduce your original work for resale to the public. In the past, photographers had their own...

Fine Art Scanning Serves the Art World

Artists and art aficionados understand that fine art carries an inherent depth of color and tone, which is difficult to duplicate, even with high-resolution cameras. There is often need to replicate fine art in a digital form to a high-quality standard. Baboo Digital offers fine art scanning service...

The Benefits of Giclee on Canvas Printing

Giclée (pronounced Zee-clay), is a term that references the method of printing. In French, gicleur translates to “nozzle.” So the verb tense, gicler, translates to “spray.” What is Giclee Printing? Giclee printing is a process that uses nozzle printing technology in tandem with special pigm...

The Many Benefits of Fine Art Printing for Photographers

Both professional and amateur photographers can benefit from fine art printing services offered by Baboo Digital. The images you take deserves to be shared and viewed by as many people as possible. Explore the many benefits of fine art printing for photographers. Longevity Standard paper and canvas ...

The Many Different Scenarios to Use Foamcore Mounting

Foamcore mounting is the process of affixing printed images onto foamcore. Foamcore is a material that is comprised of a polystyrene board pressed between two paper liners. One side of the board displays the image. Due to its material, foamcore is prized for being very lightweight. It also has high ...

Why You Should Consider Gatorboard Printing for Your Home or Business

Gatorboard consists of a rigid polystyrene foam core that is sandwiched between two wood fiber veneers. In Gatorboard printing, the image is printed on one of the pieces of veneer. Gatorboard mounting is very similar to foamcore mounting but has qualities that make it a more permanent solution for i...

The Benefits of Framing Pictures for Your Man Cave

Your man cave should be much more than a nondescript spot where you hide out from the world. Your man cave can and should be a reflection of your personality and interests. One of the best ways to decorate your man cave is to hang art or display collections on the wall. Wall art doesn’t... View Ar...

How Different Frames Tell Different Stories

When people speak about framing something, they are talking about putting things into context, making a framework that helps another to understand the subject. Phrases like “let me frame this another way,” or “First we need to build the framework,” all allude to the importance of framing to ...

Using Colors for Effective Print Marketing

A significant factor in the success of the print marketing campaign for your company will depend on how you use color. The effective use of color schemes is necessary to produce print material that is reflective of your company’s personality, can enhance the message of your brand and can attract y...

7 Creative Photography Tricks Anyone Can Master

Whether you are just venturing into the world of photography or you are simply looking to master a few new skills, learning new tricks can feel overwhelming at first. The good news is that you don’t need an expensive studio or the latest piece of tech to create an interesting, creative photo. ...

6 Tips to Help You Learn Astrophotography

Astrophotography is an entirely different method of photography when compared to the type that you might use when capturing your favorite images of everyday items. Being able to implement the right lighting, angles and other elements can often be intimidating. The following tips can help take the gu...

Amazing Benefits of Canvas Pictures (Canvas Wraps)

Being able to capture beautiful images with your digital camera is wonderful. The latest cell phone and iPad cameras can produce remarkable results. These devices are also able to store hundreds or even thousands of images for showing to friends and relatives. But there are times when a digital view...

The 4 Amazing Benefits of Duratrans

The business landscape continues to become crowded with competitors that seem to come from every angle. These days, though, it’s not just about standing out and capturing their attention. You also have to connect with people on a deeper, emotional level to hold their attention. Successfully do...

How Your Small Business Can Benefit from Banners and Posters

You can use banners and posters to reach a broad audience for your small business. As long you have an attention-grabbing design that makes an enduring visual impression, there are a variety of ways your small business can reap the benefits of the advertising tools. Cost-Effectiveness Compared to ot...

Turning Your Vacation Memories into Fine Art

As eager families begin to plan their summer vacations, they are likely to have one thing in common: packing a digital camera. Part of the fun of a vacation is being able to look at photographs and reminisce about happy memories sun tanning on pristine beaches or feeling the fear factor on soaring r...

How to Master Smartphone Photography

When you want to take a picture, there’s no more convenient way than to utilize the camera on your smartphone. The cameras on smartphones have advanced to the point where you can get very high-quality imagery if you know how. That being said, many different tips and tricks can maximize the quality...

7 Ways You Can Decorate Your Home With Art

Decorating your home typically divides people into one of two camps. If you are like some people, you absolutely love it and can’t wait to infuse your home with your personal style. Perhaps, though, the idea of decorating leaves you with a sense of dread at the thought of having to spend too m...

Why You Should Choose Giclee Over Other Forms of Printing

When you’re printing your art, you usually have two options: lithograph prints or giclee. Though lithograph prints can be more affordable and faster to print, giclee printers are of a much superior quality. Artists and photographers who want to showcase their work are almost always better off ...

What is Astrophotography and How Can I Participate?

The mysterious night sky with its star-studded landscape has captured the interest of people across the globe for thousands of years. Sailors used the night sky to guide their ships at night while other ancient groups used the constellations to tell stories. Others still simply gaze at the stars whi...

Virtual Reality – The Next Frontier in Art

One of art’s greatest functions is to drive culture forward by pushing the boundaries of what’s accepted and finding new frontiers to explore. As technology grows by leaps and bounds, art is furthering itself as it usually does by exploring the world of virtual reality. New tools from co...

8 Tips on Snapping that Perfect Winter Picture

As winter approaches, photographers begin their yearly quest to capture iconic winter pictures of the soft snowfall, icy frost, and frozen lakes. Both the rural and urban photographers have ample opportunities to snap the perfect winter picture, but these eight tips will take their outdoor photograp...

How to Capture the Perfect Family Portrait for the Holidays

As the holidays approach, families are busy planning parties and get-togethers. Between the cookies, eggnog, and presents, there will undoubtedly be a photo or two to commemorate the festivities. However, because some families are very large, snapping the perfect family portrait isn’t always e...

5 Ways to Make Photographs Stand Out with Digital Printing

When you want your photographs to stand out from the ordinary picture frame, Baboo Digital can help. We offer several services that can transform your photograph into a work of art that will invite high praise and attention for your creative eye. Here are five ways to make photographs stand out with...

Transform your Artwork into a Stunning Masterpiece with Giclee Printing

Giclee (pronounced Zee-clay) is a form of printing artwork that allows artists and hobbyists to showcase their original art in its finest form. Giclee is the most technologically advanced form of art printing available today. With Giclee printing, you can transform your artwork into a stunning maste...

How Should You Choose a Mat Color?

When you decide that it is time to frame one of your favorite pictures or pieces of art, one of the most important things you need to choose is the mat color. For many people, choosing a mat color is a bit of a daunting task simply because there are so many colors available. There... View Article...

Reasons You Need To Have A Sign Outside Your Business

Having signage outside of your business is crucial. While most people think of getting a neon sign for their store front, this is not the only type of signage you should have outside of your business. There are many other kinds of signs you can use to generate business and showcase sales or deals. H...

Part 3: Optimize your Gallery with Wall Graphics

If you want your gallery to stand out and attract attention, you should consider using wall graphics. Wall graphics can be utilized for smaller decals or to completely cover the wall. It depends on your needs and requirements. We’ve got some great ideas on how to optimize your gallery using wall g...

Part 2: Tips on How to Use Window Graphics

There are certain requirements that you’ll want to be matched when you purchase and use a window graphic for marketing. First, it needs to be easy to install and possibly remove. If you’re unhappy with the design, you don’t want it stuck on the window for the rest of your business life. It cou...

Part 1: Proper Ways to Showcase Floor Graphics

Summer isn’t over yet, and there’s still a lot of foot traffic on busy streets. They’ll be people darting in and out of shops, walking up and down high streets. Where does this all lead? It means that the potential for marketing and promotion is massive. In particular, you may want to consider...

Photography Has No Limits

Photography is an art form that’s limitless. It’s something that has no rules. As a photographer, you can create whatever images you want to. That being said, a lot of photographers come under criticism for their work. There’s always something that’s wrong with a piece. Whether it’s an ima...

LED Lightboxes: Light up Your Art

LED lightboxes can make your work stand out from the crowd in a way that nothing else can. By lighting up your art, posters or photos, you will make sure that people look at what you’re displaying. There’s a reason why advertisers have been using them for so long: they grab attention. Now artist...

5 Ways to Showcase your Giclee Prints

If you’ve created your own giclee prints, you will want to make sure they look as good as they can. You’ll also want to ensure that they are showcased and seen by as many people as possible. If they’re never displayed and seen, then why print them in the first place? Here are five ways...

Various Ways to Frame Your Artwork

Framing your artwork is crucial as it can help increase its appeal. As such, it’s vital that you choose the best framing option for you. There are various ways to frame your art, and you can find out about them all, down below: Traditional Frames With Mat This framing option is an absolute classic...

Using Lamination to Your Advantage

When you have artwork, you want to get the most out of it. Whether it’s a piece you’ve bought for your home or something you created for a gallery, you want to make it pop. There are many things you can do to try and make your art look as beautiful as possible. Lots of... View Article...

Photo Mounting: 4 Incredible Options

Amazing pictures deserve to be displayed properly. Photo mounting is a fantastic way to display your pictures, and make them shine. Of course, there are many options when it comes to mounting your favorite photos. You can find four incredible options below, and why they’re so great: Dibond Dibond ...

Top 6 Incredible Benefits Of Metal Prints

Some people assume that they can only get text, graphics, and photos printed onto paper and vinyl.However, one can create stunning art backdrops with metal printing! Here at Baboo Digital, we offer an HD metal printing service. So, how does it work? All artwork first gets printed onto transfer paper...

The Many Different Options Of Signs And Graphics

There’s no denying that signs and graphics help convey messages to specific audiences. We use those two elements in a variety of creative ways to attract and entice people. We also use them to offer help and information. The trouble is, some people aren’t aware of the options available w...

Drum Scans, Kodak Scan, And Flat Art Scans, Oh My!

These days, we live in a digital age. When we take a photograph, it gets stored on a memory card in our cameras. Of course, that wasn’t always the case. It was once commonplace to record photos onto film. And it’s something that many photographers still do today. There is often a need to...

Top 5 Benefits of Giclee Printing

Giclee printing is a term used to describe a form of digital or inkjet printing. It’s a great way for artists to create and sell art and is advantageous for several reasons. In today’s post, we’re going to reveal some of the best benefits of using giclee printing processes. Let’s get started...

How the Digital Age is Reshaping Photography

Photography is enjoying one of its biggest boom periods ever. It is accessible to just about anyone, and we are currently a long way from the early days of the artform. It’s amazing how quickly this has occurred. Just over a century ago, photography was a serious experience. You only have to see o...

Digital Photo Prints: An Excellent Choice for Home Décor

Looking for inspiration for your next home decoration project? If so, you might want to consider using photo prints you have taken with your camera, blowing them up, and framing them. It’s becoming a lot more popular these days, for a variety of reasons. We’re going to spend today’s post going...

Are Digital C-prints the Best Option for Your Artwork?

Before you turn your photographs into prints, you need to consider your options. There are a few choices you might consider to make printouts of your photos. One of the popular options is to get C-prints. This method of printing can be used on a variety of materials, including matte and glossy paper...

Giclee Printing NYC: Top Reasons to Use Baboo Digital’s Giclee Printing

If you’re an artist, whether professional or casual, printing your work has many advantages. You can sell it, use it for shows, or display it in you home. If you want to print your artwork, you need to research the different options you have available. In NYC, you can find a range of printing ...

Metal Prints Look Like They’re From The Future

Trying to make it in the world of art & photography can be tough. Everyone wants to create the best pieces, get the most exposure, and make lots of money. There’s loads of competition out there, and things are getting even harder in modern times. Photography equipment is getting cheaper and ch...

Why Every Restaurant in NYC Needs Good Signage

Owning a restaurant in NYC can be a tricky business. There will be loads of competition trying to steal your customers. However, there’s one thing that can make a huge difference. Good signage can be the difference between an average restaurant and a great one. You don’t believe us, do you? Well...

Want Your Photographs To Look Like Paintings? Canvas Wraps!

These days, everyone seems to be a photographer. You see people on the streets with their DSLR cameras, trying to take snaps of everything they see. Instagram is flooded with sunset photos and pictures that people have taken on their phones. There’s no doubt about it, the world’s gone photograph...

8 Things Every Artist Should Know About Printing Their Work

Most artists want to print their work, but it can present you with some problems. Here are eight things that you should know about printing your work. 1. Don’t Put Critical Parts Near the Edges When you are printing your work, there can be movement that occurs. This sometimes means that a few mill...

Top Tips for Taking Gorgeous Photos with Just Your iPhone

So many people now use their iPhone to take photos. You might also have a camera you use occasionally, but it probably doesn’t go everywhere with you. An iPhone camera is convenient because it fits in your pocket and you can use it in seconds. Your phone is often the best tool you have in... V...

How You Can Make Money Creating Prints of Your Artwork

Many artists do not think about creating prints of their work. They sell their original pieces and take commissions but don’t reflect on how else they can use their artwork. If you’re an artist, you can use your work in many different ways. Not only can you create high-quality glossy pri...

Basic Photoshop Skills Every Photographer Needs to Master

Photoshop is often the first choice for photographers who want to edit their photos. It has been around for years and has lots of useful functions. But if you’re new to photography or photo editing, you might not have a clue where to start. It can look pretty complicated if you look at the sof...

Incredible Interior Decorating Ideas Using Plexiglas Mounting

Plexiglas has become a very popular material to use in all aspects of interior design. It’s durable, versatile, and can be used to spice up any room of the house. Today, we’re going to look at some incredible interior design ideas using Plexiglas mounting. Family Holiday Collage Everyone loves g...

When You Need Long-lasting Quality, Use Giclee Printing

For art to be effective, it needs to make a powerful first impression. Artists spend a lot of time trying to achieve the perfect look the first time around. Moreover, this can be one of the most difficult aspects of any project. This is the case regardless of the medium an artist is using. Whether.....

The Many Possibilities Of Large Format Printing

There are many projects which require just that little something extra. Any artist or, for that matter, business guru, will know what we are talking about here. Sometimes, a task arises in the midst of a project which needs just a little kick more. Depending on what exactly the project is, how to ac...

Plexiglas: The Print Method That Keeps On Giving

When you have created a work of art, and you want to showcase it in all its glory, you have some decisions to make. One of the biggest challenges at this point in the journey is figuring out how to print your work. This is not a decision which should be taken lightly. After all,... View Article...

If It’s Vinyl Decals You Need, Look To The Experts

When you are in the midst of a big project, the last thing you want is a tiny mistake to escalate into a huge one. However, this does happen, and we all know the kind of pain that can be involved. The good news? It is almost always avoidable. Regarding printing projects, these small mistakes... View...

Turn Photos & Artwork Into Centerpieces With Plexiglas Mountings

Art and images are visual ways to describe an emotion or action. And photographs are perfect for capturing memories. They might look great on a camera or computer screen. But, when you print images out, they can sometimes seem a bit lackluster. There’s also the worry that any images or photos ...

Signs And Graphics That Pack A Punch

The written word is a beautiful thing. It helps us to convey a message to other people. But, words alone won’t make much of an impact. Signs and graphics are brilliant ways to grab our attention wherever we are. From the moment we wake up to the moment we sleep, we come across hundreds of... V...

Metal Prints Could Make Your Property Look Modern And Stylish

Art is a great way to give a property or room added character and make the surroundings more unique. You can also use the art you purchase to give the property a specific sense of style. For instance, some art will make a room look more modern, such as metal prints. Metal prints look stunning... Vie...

How to Take Pictures Using Telephoto Lens

For a photographer who is hesitant or shy about approaching people on the street, starting out with a telephoto lens can be a good start. Many photographers experience lack of confidence, uncertainty, and fear when shooting street photography and using a telephoto lens can help capture up-close imag...

Essential Elements for Home Photography Studio

For someone who has completed photography training or who has been working as an amateur for a while and is ready to take the next step into professional photography, it’s vital to have a studio as a base of operations. Owning a photography studio shows clients that you take your work seriously an...

Migrating Bird Fallout Offers Unique Photographic Opportunity

Spring is when the color starts returning to the formerly bleak winter landscape and part of that color comes on bird wings. Photography in the springtime offers countless opportunities for capturing amazing images, especially if you’re ever fortunate enough to witness a fallout of migrating birds...

Beginner Photography Mistakes to Avoid

When you’re new to photography and/or learning how to use a new DSLR camera, it’s common to make many mistakes until you figure things out. Even though you may read the camera’s manual word for word and study it, there’s a lot of useful information you’re missing if you don’t research be...

Shoot in Direct Sunlight with These Tricks

Although natural light is usually the best light for photography, shooting in direct sunlight presents various challenges including producing images with lens flare, over-saturated colors and high contrast. Trying to photograph people in direct sunlight can also result in pictures full of squinting,...

Simple Adjustments Help Capture Sharper Images

If you’ve ever spent several hours or an entire day out shooting only to discover half the images are blurry when you upload them to your computer, you understand one of the many frustrations photographers face. Even when you’re shooting in RAW format, there’s only so much Photoshop can do to ...

Photography Reveals a World of Life in One Cubic Foot

A new exhibit at the Smithsonian reveals the amazing results of photographing one cubic foot of life in various locations around the world. The exhibition entitled “Life in One Cubic Foot” shares the results of what photographer David Liittschwager and Smithsonian scientists discovered by photog...

NYC Urban Gardens Offer Unique Photographic Opportunities

Blooming flowers and trees can be every photographer’s dream come true in the spring, but it might not always be easy to find such sights in the urban jungle. Fortunately, there are several parks and gardens in and around New York City that overflow with the blossoming beauty of spring. Start ...

Tips for Better Bird Photography

One of the first indications that spring is really on the way is the return of birds that flew south for the winter. Although there are birds that live in certain areas for the entire year, it’s always nice to see the southern escapees return to their northern homes. Birds make great subject matte...

Tips for Taking Great Headshots

As the weather improves and spring arrives, it marks the start of another season: acting season. The acting industry picks up in the nicer weather, and this means an increase in the hopeful actors and actresses who need the perfect headshot to help them land a coveted print, commercial, modeling or ...

Nikon’s KeyMission 360 to Take On Action Camera Market

Along with their announcement of the D5, their brand new 4k DSLR camera, Nikon also made a surprising announcement of their KeyMission 360, their first ever action camera. The KeyMission 360 shoots 4k video in 360-degrees and represents the first product in Nikon’s upcoming family of action camera...

Banish Winter Blues with Spring Photography Inspiration

February is the shortest month of the year but as winter continues to hold on, it can feel like the longest month as everyone waits for spring. A great way to beat the winter blues is to start looking ahead to spring photography opportunities and planning future shoots. Winter may feel like it’s g...

Five Must-Have Camera Accessories for iPhone 6S

Smartphones and iPhones have become many people’s favorite, pocket size cameras and for those who want to take their phone photography to the next level, there are some helpful accessories. With accessories designed specifically for the iPhone6S and iPhone 6S Plus, phone-wielding photographers can...

Product Photography Tips

Whether you’re a professional photographer or not, if you have a product you want to sell, you need to have amazing photos of your merchandise. Online stores and e-commerce are growing businesses and if you have experience with photography, great! If not, don’t worry because with a few helpful t...

Tips to Improve Your Romantic Photography

Valentine’s Day will be here faster than many people are prepared for and it’s time to take advantage of the romance in the air with some great photography. Taking romantic photos doesn’t always involve capturing images that make people blush, but it does require setting the right atmosphere a...

What to Do if Your Camera Gets Wet

Even a small amount of water can damage your prized camera beyond repair, but if you act fast, you may be able to save it. It doesn’t always take a full dunk in water to damage the intricate inner workings and lenses of a camera, even a splash in the wrong part of it can... View Article...

Forget the Snow with Beach Dreaming

(Featured image of Seychelles Islands, Africa by Jean-Marie Hullot) After the recent winter storm that dropped several inches and even several feet of snow in various parts of the eastern United States, many people are eagerly awaiting warmer weather. Although spring and summer are still months away...

Improving Snow Photography

Winter can be full of great opportunities for photographers to capture stunning images. A layer of snow on familiar objects gives them new life. The beauty of falling snow tempts all levels of photographers outside to try and capture the amazing display. However, shooting in the snow offers unique c...

David Bowie’s Passion for Art

(Featured image: Street art of David Bowie in Brixton, South London by artist Jimmy C. Photo by Maureen Barlin) David Bowie was born David Jones on January 8, 1947, in London, and his recent passing has everyone focused on his life and achievements. While most know him for his musical abilities and...

Organization Reveals the Human Connection with Photography

For the second year in a row, an organization in London called Café Art gave out 100 cameras and basic photography training to members of the homeless population in the city this past July. In 2014, Café Art received 90 out of 100 cameras back, and the 65 photographers chose five photos each to sh...

Break Bad Habits and Improve Your Photography

A new year is when many people resolve to drop bad habits such as eating too much and not exercising enough. If you’re a photographer, it’s a good time to break other bad habits you’ve developed over the years that continue interfering with your craft. These bad habits may seem small and unimp...

Create More Sophisticated Images

It would be nice if there were a camera setting or function in editing software that instantly transformed your images into more sophisticated photographs. Unfortunately, no such setting or function exists, so creating sophisticated, tasteful and elegant images is something you must learn with pract...

Find Fresh Photography Inspiration in the New Year

Heading into the New Year you might be used to making resolutions about diet and exercise, but it’s also a good time to resolve to find new inspiration for a new year of photography. Perhaps you’ve been feeling stuck with your current portfolio direction or find yourself with too many ideas to f...

The Glow From Holiday Lights Can Be Seen From Space!

Holiday lights present the perfect backdrop for a great family and seasonal photos, but what you might not know is that holiday lights around the world add a glow that’s visible from space. By examining the daily data from the NOAA/NASA Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (Suomi NPP) satelli...

A Shot in the Dark: Canon’s ME20F-SH

The highest sensitivity for film used to be ISO 3200, but today’s cameras have been increasing sensitivity to light for decades and continue to find new and innovative ways to utilize available light effectively. Canon has taken a giant leap forward in that pursuit with their Canon ME20F-SH that h...

Improve Your Holiday Photos

The holiday season has everyone pulling out their cameras to snap pictures and preserve great memories for years to come. Although not every photo has to be a perfect shot, it can be upsetting when you look back through holiday photos and wonder why some are out of focus, blurry or so poorly compose...

Supporting Off-Camera Flashes

Photographing with natural light offers great variability and produces amazing images, but it can be challenging to be at the mercy of natural light and making it work for a shoot. Using off-camera flashes and speedlights are an ideal way to better control light in images without the glare and washe...

An Artistic Approach to Photography

Staying inspired and keeping the creativity flowing as a photographer can be an ongoing challenge and usually requires changing your perspective and working beyond previous limitations. A good way to do this is by exploring abstract and impressionist photography, which concentrate on form, color, te...

Tricks for Freezing Action in Images

Trying to freeze objects in motion while taking pictures is a challenge that requires timing, concentration, and skill. Capturing the action in photography requires practice, preparation and a few tricks that can help you create amazing images. Shutter speed To freeze moving objects in your images, ...

Creating Stunning Black and White Images

While it’s quite simple to convert a color image to black and white, to obtain stunning results, it’s a good idea to plan ahead by taking into consideration your subject matter and how you’re going to photograph it. Not all colored images convert well to black and white but with some helpful t...

Silhouette Photography: Beauty in Two Dimensions

Silhouette photography is a great example of how simple shots can create some of the best images. For silhouette photography, you shoot your subject matter with backlighting so that only its outline is visible in the image. With the subject matter lost in shadow, the viewer doesn’t see the color o...

Professional Photographer Interview: Bob Tabor

We are really excited to share our first interview with a professional photographer! This week, we spoke to Bob Tabor! Tell us a little bit about yourself. I’ve been a respected creative director whose advertising work has won several awards. Including the Clio, one of the most prestigious awards ...

How Time of Day Affects Photography

When you learn to see the changes that happen with light, shadow, colors and other elements throughout different times of the day, you gain a better understanding of what makes great photography. To improve and enhance your art, consider heading out at different times and you’ll discover just how ...

Light System Intends to Improve Smart Phone Photography

Mobile phone cameras have improved so much in recent years that nearly anyone with a smartphone can take impressive photographs with the touch of the screen. The convenience of smartphone cameras is still undermined by their limited capabilities when compared to true cameras, but the startup company...

Tips for Photographing Artwork

When you pour your creativity into a painting or several paintings, the next step is to create a digital copy so you can store it on your computer, upload it into your online portfolio, order prints, and share with other artists. Taking your artwork to a digital printing company and having it scanne...

Discover the Potential in a Cloudy Day

Although autumn is full of color from changing leaves, it can also come with its share of overcast days, but that’s no reason to keep your camera tucked away and give up on a productive shoot. Cloudy days present challenges, but when you know how to utilize their unique aspects, you’ll realize ...

5 Tips for Autumn Portrait Photography

Autumn is an ideal time for photography of all kinds, from landscape to portrait. The time of changing leaves is especially beautiful in portrait photography. Fall provides the perfect background for pictures of newly engaged couples, happily married newlyweds and loving families bundled up in their...

Building Beneficial Relationships in Photography

When you’re intent on establishing and improving your photography business, you probably focus mostly on market knowledge, current technology and building your portfolio. However, you may be forgetting an essential part of being a successful photographer, and that’s building strong relationships...

Rising to the Challenge of the Unexpected

One of the keys to being a successful photographer is the ability to think on your feet and adapt to the situation. Sometimes your chosen location doesn’t live up to your expectations, but that doesn’t mean you should scrap an entire planned shoot, nor can you afford to when you’ve packed up y...

Tips for Capturing Autumn’s Colors

Summer isn’t officially over according to the calendar, but the leaves are already starting to change and if you’re not prepared, you can miss the best opportunities to photograph the spectacular displays of fall foliage.  Capturing the colorful beauty of autumn isn’t necessarily as easy as i...

Photographing in Crowded Areas

Shooting in populated and popular cities like New York can pose challenges to even the most experienced photographer as they arrive on location to discover the streets and sidewalks crowded with automobiles, tourists, and people on their way to work. Trying to shoot clean photos of landmarks or othe...

5 Budget Photography Tips

If you’re interested in entering into the world of photography, but don’t want to go broke doing so, there are some handy tips you can follow to capture great shots on a limited budget. You don’t need all of the latest and most expensive gear to take amazing photographs. Using your smartphone ...

Instagram Update Offers Freedom from Squares

In a previous post, we shared some tips on using Instagram to promote your photography business and with Instagram’s recent update, it has become an even more useful marketing tool. On Thursday, August 27th, 2015, Instagram released an update that breaks out of their traditional square format and ...

Transform Your Smartphone into a DSLR Camera

With the constantly improving picture quality of today’s smartphones and the vast array of innovative photo editing apps available, it’s easier than ever to take stunning photos without having to carry around an expensive camera, multiple lenses and heavy bag of gear everywhere you go. Along wit...

Tips for Improving Sunrise and Sunset Photography

In our last post, we shared some amazing photos of summer sunrises and sunsets to honor the beauty and warmth of summer. Now it’s time to inspire experienced and budding photographers further with some helpful tips to help capture the stunning colors and depth of the fiery orb as it enters and lea...

The Beauty of Summer Sunrises and Sunsets

Summer is a season that everyone waits for and that passes far too quickly. It can feel like the time between the beginning of summer and back to school goes by in the blink of an eye. Fortunately, many photographers find the time to take incredible photos of the sunrise and sunset of the hot... Vie...

Disable Auto Review Function to Improve Photography Skills

Today’s auto review function on camera phones, pocket cameras and DSLR cameras have trained most people to instantly review their picture to see what it looks like. It’s become a natural part of photography for many people as most cameras come with the auto review feature set to on by default. H...

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Promoting Your Photography Business on Instagram

Instagram has over 200 million users and growing and can be one of the most powerful tools for promoting your photography business when used effectively. Designed only for posting photos and videos, Instagram has distinct advantages for photographers that other social media sites do not. Everyone wh...

5 Photography Tips to Help Capture What Your Eyes See

When you have an artistic eye and spend hours on a shoot capturing what you’re certain will be amazing images, it can be extremely frustrating when you return to the studio and discover that your photos are nothing like what you saw with your physical eyes and creative vision. This is a common pro...

Creating an Effective Photography Portfolio

In order to be a successful professional photographer, whether it’s a full-time or part-time occupation, you need an effective portfolio that makes a strong impact when potential clients view your work. If you don’t have a portfolio yet and don’t know where to start, we have a few helpful idea...

Take Better Photos with a Tripod

When you’re shooting with a long exposure setting, you need to ensure that your camera remains still the entire time the shutter is open and the best way to do this is by using a tripod. Tripods are essential tools for any type of photographer and come in a variety of sizes and weights while... Vi...

3 Pro Composition Tricks to Make the Most of Your Subject

It can be frustrating when you’ve found the perfect location, take several shots and then get home only to realize in processing that a majority of your images didn’t capture the elements you found so inspiring about the site. This is a common problem for novice photographers who find a subject ...

Polaroid Improves Their Cube Camera

In our post “Polaroid Takes on GoPro with New $99 Action Camera,” we discussed the pros and cons of Polaroid’s venture into the action camera world. One of Cube’s biggest selling points was the lower price when compared to a GoPro camera and Polaroid has managed to maintain that lower price ...

Improving Skyline Photography

A city skyline is one of the most basic, trademark images when shooting cityscapes. There’s just something about a horizon made of steel and stone buildings reaching with stunning architectural prowess up into the sky that captivates all levels of photographers. City skylines display the nature an...

Photographing Everyday Objects in Interesting Ways

When you live in New York City, you’re familiar with loads of tourists photographing attractions such as the Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building and Times Square. Yet, even though people have photographed these attractions countless times, there are still those who can capture them in incredi...

Finding New Locations for Photos

Finding new locations in the city can be challenging, especially when fellow photographers may be unwilling to share their favorite, secret shoot locations. Fortunately, with a few changes to your usual pattern, you can find previously-undiscovered locations that can be the perfect place for your ne...

Tips to Help People Relax During Photo Shoots

During a photo shoot with people, it’s common for the subjects to feel unsure and awkward, which can lead to some overly formal-looking portraits. By helping people feel more confident, enjoy themselves and relax during photo shoots, you can achieve great shots that make everyone happy. Get to kno...

Photographing Fireworks

The 4th of July is famous for amazing celebratory firework shows across the country and while you stand “ooing” and “ahhing”, you can also hone some your photography skills with some tips from National Geographic. Photographing fireworks presents various challenges due to the time of day and...

Score! How to Shoot Better Sports Photography

It’s summer and everyone is spending all their free time outside enjoying the sunshine. If you’re someone who attends outdoor sports games for the fun of it or because you have a family member on the team, it’s time to polish your photography skills so you can capture amazing action shots like...

How to Snap Better iPhone Pictures

With iPhone images becoming the most uploaded images on the planet and having their own exhibitions, it’s time to explore the pro level camera possibilities of these multipurpose smartphones. Although the iPhone camera has a small sensor, it’s a high-quality camera that’s always on hand, i...

8 Tips for Natural Wedding Photography Poses

It’s summer and the height of wedding season. Wedding portraits in studios aren’t as popular as they were a few decades ago and that’s fine as it has given way to the more creative ideas of today’s wedding photographers. If you’re considering venturing into the world of wedding photography...

The Right Camera for Your Next Vacation

While your smartphone may work fine for photographs on a casual, daily basis, when you’re heading somewhere interesting and/or exotic on vacation, it’s time to break out a real camera. Traditional cameras come in a range of vacation-friendly styles including rugged models that hold up to sand an...

Get a Grip with the Gekkopod Flexible Tripod

As a photographer, you’ve experienced times when your normal tripod is too big and your smaller, twisted leg tripod just can’t get into the right position for your desired shot. There’s now a solution to your dilemma in the Gekkopod. Gekkopod is a mobile tripod that resembles a peculiar five-l...

Finding Photography Inspiration on Pinterest

Pinterest users know how much time just seems to vanish when they’re browsing through pins for everything from recipes to humor, but for photographers, Pinterest can be a valuable tool for finding image inspiration. Using Pinterest properly for photography inspiration takes some practice and the a...

Stunning Beauty of Panoramic Photography

Even the best photographers struggle to capture images that compare to the feeling of actually being at the shoot location. However, with today’s technology, panoramic or wide-angle photography grows closer every day to creating a full sensory experience in an image. Panoramic photography captures...

Capturing Rain in Photos

According to photojournalist Jim Richardson from National Geographic, “when it starts to rain, good photographers head out to make pictures.” This might sound contradictory to what you want to do when it’s raining (which is huddle inside where it’s dry), but in truth, you can capture some am...

Don’t Try this at Home: The Rooftopping Photography Craze

One of the latest photography crazes is called Rooftopping and it involves thrill-seeking (or just plain crazy) photographers ascending to the top of city skyscrapers to capture stunning, vertigo-inducing shots. These photographers don’t just go and hang out with all the tourists in the designated...

Baboo Gallery Event Month Z

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Baboo Gallery Event Month Y

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Baboo Gallery Event Month X

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Featured Artist 3

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Featured Artist 2

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Featured Artist 1

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Travel Photography Tips

When you’re on vacation somewhere with famous landmarks or stunning beaches, it’s tempting to try to capture images that look like they could be postcards, which is really cool. You can also take a different approach to your travel photos and create images that illustrate your personal adventure...

3D Sidewalk Art that Bewilders the Beholder

Creating art that looks so real you think you can reach out and touch a flower or step right into the scene is no easy feat. Now imagine taking that type of talent and applying it to a rather unlikely area: the sidewalk. That’s exactly what talented a rising number of artists now do as... View Art...

Photography in Bloom: Photographing Flowers

Even if flowers and trees aren’t quite ready to blossom, it’s still a good time to start preparing your photography gear for capturing the colors of NYC in bloom. With some helpful tips you can brush up and improve your skills to ensure that every spring tulip, daffodil, apple blossom and cherry...

Tips to Improve Image Composition

A key element that elevates the images of photographers is having a good eye for composition. By applying the basic ideas of quality composition one at a time, you’ll improve your photography technique and capture impressive images. It’s important to remember as you hone your craft, that it take...

Lucky Shots: Perfectly Timed Photos

Have you ever searched back through your collected digital images or printed photos and marveled at some of the lucky shots you took? Amazingly, you pressed the shutter button at just the right moment to capture a perfectly-timed photo of your friend in mid-air making an odd face right before jumpin...

Uncover the City’s Character with Urban Landscape Photography

Landscapes aren’t all views of green, lush, rolling hills or waves lapping upon a warm, sandy beach. In fact, some of the most interesting landscapes exist within the urban jungles of New York, Boston, and other big cities. Urban landscapes, Manhattan especially, contain just as much drama and dyn...

Drones Take Photography to New Heights

The use of drones to capture amazing photographs and videos continues to grow in popularity, but the history of drones includes far less recreational endeavors. Drones have their origin in military applications as the use of unmanned aerial vehicles, or UAVs, goes back to the 1800’s. Original UAVs...

Exhibit Your Images with a Gallery Wall

To preserve and protect the beauty of your artwork and photographs, you’ve invested in custom framing and mounting and now face the task of displaying your collection in a stylish manner. One of the most effective ways of accomplishing this task is by creating a gallery wall (or two) to serve as a...

Imaginative Photographer Edy Hardjo Reveals the Human Side of Superheroes

For Marvel Comic fans, witnessing the 360-degree shot of The Avengers team standing back to back during the battle of New York in The Avengers movie was a momentous, breath-catching cinematic event. At last, all the character introductions during separate movies culminated in that epic shot showing ...

Custom Lightboxes Create Dynamic Displays

Prominent features in commercial advertising, such as posters in movie theaters, lightboxes are highly effective tools because of their visibility and size. That technology has found its way into the photography and art sectors as visual artists use custom LED lightboxes for unique displays. The ...

Mystery Negatives Reveal Stunning Street Photography of Vivian Maier

Historical hobbyist John Maloof’s discovery in 2007 proves that you never know what hidden treasures undeveloped negatives possess. At a local auction, Maloof purchased an entire box filled with negatives for $380, having no idea what they would reveal. What he discovered was the work of a previou...

Avoid the Cold by Perfecting Your Indoor Photography Skills

If the idea of shooting outdoors in weather that ranges from sub-zero wind chills to snow to freezing rain makes you shiver, it’s time to perfect your indoor photography skills. Knowing how to achieve the perfect indoor photography is a talent that serves you well through all seasons. Taking the t...

Organize Your Photo Collection with Digital Scanning in NYC

They lurk in closets, attics, basements, and spare rooms and the idea of tackling them makes you cringe. They’re those boxes of loose photographs, slides, negatives and mystery rolls of undeveloped film you keep meaning to go through and organize. Thankfully, the task isn’t as insur...

Explore Architectural Photography

In our Spring 2014 post entitled 5 Must-Shoot Spots in NYC for Photographers, we discussed some of the most ideal locations in the city for photography. A large part of what makes locations such as Grand Central Station and St. Patrick’s Cathedral so breathtaking in images is the architectur...

Tips for Lighting Framed Artwork and Photography

Light affects framed artwork and photography in different ways so it’s important that you get the lighting right when you display finished pieces. All of the time spent painting the piece or capturing the perfect shot becomes worth it when your final creation receives the proper illumination. Fixt...

Advantages of Fine Art and Giclee Printing for Artists

When creating a painted masterpiece, it rarely fits within the normal boundaries of standard and desirable mounting and frame sizes. With digital printing, artists have a versatile avenue for reproducing their paintings in the sizes and on the surfaces their customers prefer. The technology of digit...

Making the Switch from Amateur to Pro Photographer

As an artist, you know how challenging it can be to make a successful career out of your craft. The competitive field of photography seems likes an exciting adventure for some and an intimidating challenge for others. Deciding to take the step from an amateur photographer to professional photogra...

Buying a New Camera? Keep these Details in Mind

When buying a first camera or updating current equipment, there are many factors involved. Everyone has their own opinion on what the best kinds of cameras, lenses, and flashes are, but ultimately, the photographer must choose what works best for them. To avoid becoming lost in the confusion of opti...

Tips for Photographing with Purpose

With digital cameras, camera phones, and the increasing storage capacity of SD cards, it’s possible to take an almost unlimited number of photos. While this is an advantage because it’s easier, quicker, and less expensive to learn photography, it’s also a disadvantage because too m...

Snowy Owl Spotting in NYC

For birdwatchers, photographers, and excited observers, winter of 2013-2014 was the season of the Snowy Owl. Last year’s irruption of Snowy Owls was so substantial that they were found as far south as Florida. If you weren’t fortunate enough to see one last year, you’re in luck because...

Reveal the Beauty of Winter with Macrophotography

As winter marches on it can take a toll on the body and mind. However, the most creative minds, like those of imaginative photographers, see the true beauty in the season and the unlimited potential for capturing unique, stunning, and unforgettable shots. One of the most popular ways of capturing wi...

Invasion of the Selfie Stick

Undoubtedly, you’ve become accustomed to seeing people posing in every imaginable location, holding their camera phone at arm’s length, and smiling in the middle of a bunch of strangers to take a selfie. Just when you thought it couldn’t become any more peculiar, enter the selfie s...

Concert Photography: How to do it – Part 3

Read part 1, here. Read part 2, here. Now that you have a better understanding of how to get into a venue to photograph a concert, what gear to bring and how to set it up, the best way to arrange your lighting, and insight into aperture settings, it’s time to discuss the last few... View Artic...

Chinese Street Photographer Captures Extraordinary Moments in Ordinary Life

In today’s busy world, most of us hurry from place to place without pausing to see the world around us. Far too many people seem to sleepwalk through life without ever taking notice of the unique elements that exist in even the most mundane day. Fortunately, Chinese street photographer, Tao Liu, h...

Concert Photography: How to do it – Part 2

If you haven’t already, read Part 1, here. In order to take great shots at a concert event, you need ample lighting. However, you don’t want to create so much light that you’re blinding the band, the audience, or yourself. Achieving this balance of just enough light and shadow take...

Best Gifts for Photographers

It’s not too late.. You can still find awesome gifts for the photographer in your life, even if that person is YOU!! Here are some awesome items: DJI Phantom Quadcopter with GoPro Mount Version 1.1.1 Bundle with GoPro HERO3+ Silver Edition Camera, $748 Hasselblad Stellar Special Edition Digit...

How to Photograph a Concert – Part 1

In a studio, manipulating light, shadow, composition, and subject matter is easier than in less controlled situations such as landscape and wildlife photography. There’s an even more unique type of “wildlife” photography expertise required for shooting at a rock concert. When don...

The State of Street Photography: How Has the Digital Era Changed a Classic Discipline?

We came across a really cool post about the state of street photography. Now that everyone is carrying a camera with them at all times, there’s been a huge influx of street photography all over the internet—both good and bad. Three established street photographers tell us what they think. J...

Baboo Gallery – November 2014

Baboo Gallery showcases the work of artists for one month. Display and sell your work in the heart of NYC. Get in touch for details: gallery@baboodigital.com...

How to Sell Your Art and Photography to Interior Designers

Aside from finding inspiration and subject matter, one of the biggest challenges any painter, photographer, or other artist faces is finding buyers for their creations. With so many people now claiming to be photographers simply because they can operate a digital camera, the photography market ca...

Wish You Could Look Through Nikon’s 6mm Fisheye Lens?

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Did you Miss the October 16th Baboo Gallery Show?

If you did, don’t worry. There’s another Baboo Gallery show this month!! The show is next Thursday, November 20th. Come hang out with us and enjoy some wine and snacks while talking art. Here’s a video from the show on October 16th: We hope to see you this Thursday!! To stay update...

Polaroid Takes on GoPro with New $99 Action Camera

In a clever nod to their history, Polaroid has introduced the Cube with the hopes of getting in on the action camera market made popular by the GoPro. While today’s younger generation is excited about the small size, easy video capturing, and durability of the Cube, their parent’s see it...

Your Photos Can Look Like Peter Lik’s

Once upon a time, there was something called Cibachrome (also known as Ilfochrome). You can watch the traditional wet dark room printing of Ilfochrome, here: What Wikipedia has to say about Cibachrome: Ilfochrome (also commonly known as Cibachrome) is a dye destruction positive-to-positive photo...

Lytro Illum Camera Review

If there’s one thing that photographers around the world can relate to, it’s taking what seems to be the perfect shot- only to realize that it’s slightly (or extremely!) out of focus once it pops up on a larger screen for editing. But this all too common problem may soon become a t...

Videos from Baboo Gallery – May 22nd, 2014

Here are videos from Baboo Gallery on May 22nd, 2014: Artists: Bob Tully, Gavin Krieger, Frances Frawley, Wallace Flores, Gavin Krieger, Bob Tully, Mike Miceli, Rose Estrella, Jeffrey Bauer, Michael Dunne, and Damon Anthony. Did you know you too can show off your work in the heart of New York City b...

Time Sliced, a photo series by Richard Silver, is Beautiful

Time Sliced was invented by Richard Silver, and it’s spectacularly gorgeous. By standing in the same spot all day and taking photos as the day progresses, Silver is able to splice together one image showing different times of the day. You’ll definitely want one or two or several of these...

10 Mistakes that will Make You a Better Photographer

Image Credit: naixn We all make mistakes, and photography is no different! Whether you’re just starting out on the path to learn photography, or you’re a seasoned shooter looking for new ways to improve your work, mistakes are necessary for improvement. Here are ten common mistakes that ...

Polyptych: A Painting or Photograph that is Divided into Sections or Panels

You know that cool 4-panel painting you saw at your friend’s new apartment? You could have one too if only you knew what that style was called!! It’s called a polyptych. A Polyptych generally refers to a painting that is divided into sections and depending on the number of sections, the...

Some Pictures from the July 2014 Baboo Gallery Event!!

Don’t miss the Baboo Gallery Event this month. Details, here. And if you can’t be in the show this August because it’s too late, come hang out with us on Thursday, August 14th to see what the Baboo Gallery Events are all about. It’s always a really fun night!! =)...

10 Really Cool Photos by Terry Border: Bent Objects Project

We came across this guy recently and just HAD to feature some of his stuff. Terry Border is awesome!! Here are 10 really fun, funny, thought provoking, cool, awesome photos from his series, Bent Objects: 1. French fries and Ketchup fighting?! You guys are better when you’re together!! 2. Frank...

Baboo Gallery Event – July 10th from 6-9PM!!

Thursday, July 10th from 6-9PM!!! Please join us this Thursday, from 6-9pm for an art reception featuring innovative and groundbreaking urban works of art. From John-Christopher Howard’s legendary 9/11 memorial series, to Judy Mauer’s notorious city-street reflective composition, to Brun...

Watch this video before deciding to become a surf photographer

This is so cool!! Surf photographer, Clark Little, stares down some of the biggest waves on earth to get the perfect shot. Watch this video. It’s awesome: What do you think? Could you do that? If you want to see Clark Little’s photography, click here....

How to Photograph Flowers with Your iPhone: One Trick Makes All the Difference

This post will help you take the best close-up photos possible using your iPhone. Get close, but not TOO close Obviously, closeup photography is, well, close to whatever you’re shooting, but if you get too close, the lens won’t be able to focus. For an iPhone, that means about 4 inches. If you n...

Baboo Gallery Event: May 22nd, 2014

Baboo Gallery is proud to present this month’s featured artists!! Representing works by Bob Tully of Santa Monica, CA, and Gavin Krieger of Princeton, NJ, this show is our most eclectic yet. Bob Tully’s works feature 5 fascinating west coast locations including the Neon Museum of Vegas. ...

The Weirdest (or lesser known) Places to Photograph in NY

Previously, we wrote a post about some must-shoot places in NYC—places that are pretty well known. Here, we bring you the weird places—the places to photograph that aren’t in your NYC travel guides!! North Brothers Island The North Brothers Island is on the East River that has a murky hist...

5 Must-Shoot Spots in NYC for Photographers

NYC is both a highly industrialized city, as well as a uniquely beautiful location in many different ways. With all of the skyscrapers and large buildings piled on top of one another, NYC is a true representation of much of the mentality that the world has currently adopted. Although there are many ...

Try Using Panning to Shoot Motion

We love the Tameron Blog, so here’s a quick tip on how to shoot motion using panning! Jeff Allen writes, A great way to photograph “night light” subjects is to follow, or pan, with the subject as it moves past you. The best results are achieved when using the continuous shooting mode on th...

Be Part of the Next Gallery Show: What You Need & What You Get

Our next gallery opening is on Thursday, May 22nd. Will you be one of our featured artists? What comes with being in the show: 6 weeks display on 20th street and 6th avenue in Manhattan. A press release and unlimited flyers/postcards personalized for your opening. A 15% discount on printing and moun...

See what you missed last week – Jim Cummins Gallery Event

Last week we had an awesome event at Baboo Digital. We featured the works of Jim Cummins, legendary rock photographer. There were other artists featured as well: Viet Chu, Jason Page, Jeffrey Bauer, Marcel Le Bec, Michael Stack, Robert DeSantos, Adrianna Piatrowska, and Frances Frawley Here are som...

We couldn’t believe this was an untouched, real photo!!

When you see a photo like this in so many places, you pretty much assume it’s thrown into some photo editing software and touched up to look perfect. But in this case, you’d be wrong… The photo on the Windows XP desktop is a real, untouched photo taken by a man named Chuck O’...

4 Photography Tips, Plus 6 More

We came across an awesome article by Olivier Duong, a Haitian-French-Vietnamese graphic designer turned photographer, about ways to bring your photography to the next level. Always have a camera in your pocket One of the best things I did as a photographer was to get myself a pocket camera (The Ri...

Jim Cummins – Legendary Rock Photographer

Thursday, April 10th. 6-9PM. At Baboo Digital. Baboo Gallery is proud to debut the limited edition works of award-winning photojournalist Jim Cummins. Many of Jim’s photographs of music legends, taken during the golden era of rock, have been seen as the covers of over 900 albums, many of which...

6 Tips for Taking Amazing Photos of Waterfalls and Rivers

One of our favorite Photography blogs to read is The Tamron Blog. Here are 6 points David Akoubian makes about taking the perfect waterfall or river images: 1. Contrast can make or break an image “The best time to shoot flowing water is on a low contrast day whether it is a result of an overc...

We hope to see you on April 10th =)

If you’re free on April 10th, we’d love to see you at our April Gallery Event. Here are some pictures from our last event: There’s free wine and cheese, and no shortage of fun people to talk to about art and photography. If you’d like to know more about the event, or even if ...

Acrylic Photo Enlargements – NYC

Sure, you can upload your favorite photos to Instagram… The one of your kid graduating, the one of you at the Lorde concert, the one of the family during the holidays… Or you can be a big boy (or girl) and get an acrylic photo enlargement. They are the contemporary versions of the canvas...

Oscar Nominees Posing with Younger Versions of Themselves

Oh photoshop… We love you..  ...

Gallery Event: February 27th!!

Baboo Group Exhibition Opening: Thursday, February 27th, 2014 37 W 20th St, Between 5th and 6th Aves, Manhattan 6-9 PM Baboo Imaging Graphics is proud to announce its return as a gallery and exhibition space. Pristin white walls will be transformed into a bountiful array of vivid colors and imaginat...

5 Photos of Churches You Won’t Believe Exist

Here are 5 photos of churches in Poland that you won’t even believe. Seriously? What? Come on… I mean… WOW For more of Richard Silver’s work, visit his website. Did you know he uses Baboo Digital for all of his digital printing and framing needs?...

The January Gallery Exhibition (and how to be a part of the one in February!!)

Here are some photos from the event!! And if you’re interested in this month’s event, keep reading this message from Jessie Mac: Baboo Digital is proud to announce its return as a gallery space. We are looking forward to having shows each upcoming month. If you are interested in having y...

Genetic Portraits by Ulric Collette

You may have already seen this post by 22 Words about Ulric Collette’s Genetic Portraits, but you may not have seen the recent additions to the series. They are super cool!! Here are a few: Twins: Laurence & Christine, 25 years Sisters: Catherine, 26 & Véronique, 32 Brothers: Eric, 39...

Baboo Group Exhibition This Thursday!!

  Opening: Thursday, January 30th, 2014 37 W 20th St, Between 5th and 6th Aves, Manhattan 6-9 PM Baboo Imaging Graphics is proud to announce its return as a gallery and exhibition space. Pristin white walls will be transformed into a bountiful array of vivid colors and imaginative works. Loca...

Baboo Digital Yelp Review – “None able to match the professionalism of Baboo”

Another awesome Yelp review for Baboo Digital: Thank you, Brad, for the kind words!! A note about this post Yelp does this thing where it filters reviews, meaning, it doesn’t show you all of them. They have a computer algorithm that decides which reviews are most helpful to people looking for ser...

18 Months of Planning to Photograph the Olympics in Sochi

One of the blogs we follow is Jeff Cable’s blog. He writes really interesting stuff, and lately, he’s been talking about photographing the Olympics. He’s done it before, in both Vancouver and London, and this time he’s in Sochi, Russia. Here’s an excerpt from one of his...

DIY High Dynamic Range Photographs: How To – Part 2 of 2 – Creating and Tone-Mapping an HDR Image

We recently explained in detail part 1 of how to create high dynamic range photos. Here’s part 2: Creating and Tone-Mapping an HDR Image Download and install qtpfsgui. We like this program because it’s FREE!! And it also works on most platforms. Close other programs you might be runni...

Baboo Imaging Yelp Review – “My Highest Recommendation!”

Another great Yelp review for Baboo Imaging: Great from start to finish: customer service, technical advice, quality product, fast turnaround. I recently placed an order for six huge prints, face-mounted to plexiglas (one 72 x 48, six 60 x 40), and the finished product is drop-dead gorgeous. My high...

Baboo Yelp Review: “100% Satisfied”

Another great Yelp review for Baboo Digital: I am a photographer and have exhibited my work from NYC to Montauk. I sell large format plexiglass photos. I’ve used a couple of companies in NYC/Long island area but have stuck with Baboo for two years now. Despite what some of the reviews say, I&#...

DIY High Dynamic Range Photographs: How To – Part 1 of 2

If you’ve ever seen those hyper-real and ultra-contrast photos, you’ve no doubt wondered how they were done. How is all the detail in the scene captured with a normal digital camera? Won’t some parts be over-exposed? Because the sensor most likely has a low dynamic range, the answ...

Get Headshots Printed in NYC

Looking to get headshots printed in NYC? Get your headshots printed at Baboo Digital!! Check out this Yelp review from an actor in NYC who had her headshots printed at Baboo: I had a really good experience at Baboo. Connected with Neil one of the guys there and met him in house to take a... View Art...

Baboo Digital Yelp Review: “true artisanship”

A great Yelp review for Baboo: I was recommended to Baboo by a rep in a photo gallery. They had large prints that were exquisite. Since then I have sent them 10 prints to plow up at least 3 x 4 feet and had them printed on metallic paper and mounted on acrylic.  Each and... View Article...

Rule of Thirds: Examples

Rule of thirds examples is an excellent way to learn the rule of thirds. Creating an interesting image for your audience is obviously important, and one of the ways to ensure you’re on the right track is to use the rule of thirds. Photos should be divided into thirds, with two imaginary lines ...

Baboo Digital returns as a gallery and exhibition space!!

Brainchild Opening: Thursday, December 12th, 2013 37 W 20th St, Between 5th and 6th Aves, Manhattan 6-9 PM Baboo Imaging Graphics is proud to announce its return as a gallery and exhibition space. On December 12th the pristine white walls will be transformed into a bountiful array of vivid colors an...

Cold Weather Camera Tips

A couple of weeks ago we wrote about photographing outdoor subjects indoors to avoid the blistering cold of the winter. But sometimes it’s not possible to bring an outdoor object indoors, for obvious reasons. For example: Imagine bringing that indoors. First of all, it’s HUGE. Second of...

Where to Print in NYC – Get Digital Prints from Baboo Digital

Are you trying to find where to print in NYC? Specifically, where to get digital prints in NYC? Baboo’s got what you need!! Here’s a list of links. Click what you’re looking for!! Digital Photographic Prints To produce the highest quality photographic prints available for large for...

Perspex Mounting NYC – Get Photographic Prints Mounted at Baboo Digital

Looking to buy Perspex mounting in NYC? Get it at Baboo Digital!! What is Perspex Mounting? If you’re looking for a contemporary way to display photographic prints indoors, at exhibitions, etc., Perspex mounting is an excellent choice. Using one of a range of substrates (including 1mm aluminum...

Photograph the Outdoors, Indoors!!

It’s about to be winter in NYC, and that means it’s about to be FREEZING. Sometimes, when it’s so cold in the winter, or even too hot in the summer, it’s tough to get out and photograph the outdoors. But don’t fret. There’s a solution… Bring the outdoors, in...

Lucite Mounting NYC – Get it at Baboo

  Looking for Lucite mounting in NYC? If you are, you probably already know the benefits of Lucite mounting. But in case you don’t… Long Lasting Lucite mounting completely encapsulates your image. Traditional framing positions your picture by back-mounting it, and over time, the cor...

Custom Framing NYC: Get Custom Frames at Baboo Digital

Looking to get custom framing in NYC? You can at Baboo Digital! When you are thinking about the best way to finish a project, oftentimes picking a framing solution can be a bit daunting. There are so many options!! For example, here are some (but not all) of the options we offer: Shadowbox Framing M...

Shadow Box Frame NYC: Buy Them at Baboo

Looking to buy shadow box frames in NYC? Well, you should be, because they’re kind of awesome. What are shadow box frames? With most frames, the picture touches the glass in front. With shadow box frames, on the other hand, the glass and picture do not come in contact because the glass is sepa...

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Get Canvas Prints Made in NYC

If you’re looking for canvas prints in NYC, look no further. If you’re not looking for canvas prints, maybe it’s because you don’t know what they are! 😉 This post will talk about what canvas prints are and how to get them made. What are canvas prints? When an image is prin...

Retail Signage NYC: Buy Store Signs from a Professional

A one-stop-printing-shop in  NYC, Baboo digital is your source for the highest quality retail signage. Here are some important points to consider when buying signage for your business: Vivid Text If people can’t read your sign, well, you might as well not have it. Make sure whatever sign you ...

Slide Scanning in NYC: Convert Slides to Digital Files

Digitize slide, slide to digital, slide scan… what does it mean? And why get it done? Remember those slides that went into those old projectors? The slide projectors looked like this: Well, if you have slides, they are deteriorating as you read this. So, if you want to preserve the images, you...

C-Print NYC: Tips

Want to buy custom C-Prints in NYC? There are certain questions that you’ll be asked by a professional print house to determine how your finished product will look, what materials will be used, etc. Here are some helpful tips when preparing to order C-Prints of your work: How do you envision y...