How I Took It 2012

How To Photograph Spiky Fireworks With Long Exposure

Jul 3, 2018
Udi Tirosh

David Johnson’s photo series of long exposure fireworks with a focus pull technique have gone viral around the web. Many people have been asking about the exact technique and settings, so I thought I’d construct a quick tutorial of how to produce photos like these. This is a How I Took It Contest entry.

Long Exposure Fireworks Tutorial

The Winner Of Our How I Took It Contest Is….

Dec 27, 2012
Udi Tirosh

So, new year is just around the corner and I am in a debt for announcing our How I Took It contest winners. A debt…

Poll: Which Tutorial Did You Like Best?

Dec 23, 2012
Udi Tirosh

How about YOU get to decide!! We have had over 100 submission to our How I Took It Contest and I could not be happier…

Build A Mega 50MP+ Wide Angle Digital Pinhole Lens

Dec 5, 2012
Udi Tirosh

I thought I’ve seen it all with pinholes. From getting them in walnuts to making a run on three 35mm films. David O’Sullivan proved me…

How To Make A Vintage Camera Half Case

Dec 4, 2012
Udi Tirosh

Here is an awesome entry to our How I Took It Contest from Mambastik. It’s a vintage case for vintage looking cameras. This specific one…

How To Create A Steel Wool Light Painting Vortex

Nov 29, 2012
Udi Tirosh

Our How I Took It Contest got an impressive number of steel wool light painting tutorials. I wanted to share this one from Mike Mikkelson…

How To Build A Soft Focus Filter From A Sink Drainer

Nov 26, 2012
Udi Tirosh

Here is a quick and fun project submitted to our How I Took It Contest by Nick Cool. It shows how to build a soft…

10 Days Left To Win Over $6300 Of Photo Gear In Our How I Took It Contest

Nov 20, 2012
Udi Tirosh

Heya folks, this is our friendly message to let you know that there are 10 days left to submit entries to our How I Took…

How To Make Your Body Disappear In A Photograph

Nov 19, 2012
Udi Tirosh

this submission for our How I Took It contest, is a n oldie but a goodie. Photographer AndrewVincent shows us how to create a transparent…

A Video Tethering Dolly From A Surveying Tripod

Nov 13, 2012
Udi Tirosh

This little video is quite an interesting submission to our How I took it contest by Julien Robitaille. There are only 2 weeks left to…