Learning how to post-process your images can make the difference between bland and amazing. But how to get there isn’t always clear. It’s not just a matter of knowing what tools are available to you. You also need to know when to use them, and […]
The lightmeter in your digital camera is astonishingly clever. The default mode is known as Evaluative (or Matrix). This mode breaks a scene up into chunks, each of which are measured independently. And then, after a microsecond of thought juggling such factors as where the […]
More photographs are taken now than at any other time since photography was invented, which makes life tough for the photographer trying to earn a living from it. While it’s gratifying to see that photographs still have the power to change things for the better […]
In this tutorial, we cover image based fire generation and compositing using Hitfilm 2 Ultimate. We cover the fire plugin, and generating it with luminosity, flares and particle effects.
Wedding photography is one of the few areas left where it’s still possible to earn regular income from photography, whether as a full timer or a ‘weekend warrior.’ Booking a stand at a wedding fair is good way to meet potential brides, but it’s a […]
Different types of light have different colour temperatures, making them appear warmer or cooler. This means that a white object photographed in different types of light may take on a red or a blue cast, instead of appearing pure white. However, we may not always […]
Supporting the sensor is one of the best ways to get that “film look” everyone is talking about. Stop using a body and lens combo and get some weight on your rig. You’ll be amazed by the difference it makes.
So I’ve always tried to take self portraits of my own. Mainly because I’m the one model that’s always available, and also because I love to have nice photos of myself =) the process of trying to capture the perfect self portrait was something that […]
Maybe it’s all the rain we’ve been having, but today I’ve been thinking about photographing water, and in particular, reflections. There’s nothing better than seeing a stunning mountain landscape reflected in mirror-still water, which seems to more than double the impact of the scene. But […]
In this video tutorial Drew Gardner talks about his conceptual photograph, On the Wall, from his Alice in Wonderland photography series. This is tutorial 2 of 15 from the series, you will learn that sometimes the most magical and successful photographs not only come from […]
It’s been pouring with rain all day. Pretty much all week, actually. And just as I sat down to write this blog, the sky went black, thunder and lightning cracked and flashed, and it hailed – huge hailstones hurtling down and bouncing off the ground […]
Lomo Photography or Lomography has gained quite the cult following in recent years. And it’s no wonder. These little Lo-Fi cameras, such as the Lomo LC-A, produce some really cool and compelling images. Aside from the Lo-Fi look of the Lomo, the other main feature […]
This video will show you how to create and use Auto Print with a multi opening border. Create the border for the size print you want to use and insert as many photo openings as you want. Each opening should be numbered with a different […]
Materials: Two packages of holi powder from Amazon.com 2x 10lb packs of the cheapest flour. I purchased these at my local grocery store, but you could get them from Amazon.com as well. Plastic Ziploc bags Dust Pan 1 Einstein E640 Strobe with a beauty dish […]
After many years as a keen amateur photographer, I decided to start a small landscape photography business called Lakescenes which I ran alongside my main job as an IT Manager. As business increased, I found myself working long, but rewarding, hours just to keep up […]
Rob Sheppard is a naturalist, nature photographer and videographer who says his favorite location is the one he is in at any time. He is the author/photographer of over 40 books, as well as a well-known speaker and workshop leader, and a Fellow with the […]
Gary Hart has photographed California’s natural beauty for over 30 years. Gary’s photos and writing have appeared in many publications, most recently Outdoor Photographer and Sierra Heritage magazines. You’ll also find his images in greeting cards, postcards, calendars, and many galleries and private collections throughout the world.
Originally from Poland, based in London UK, Jaroslav has background in Fine Arts, degree in Architecture, and wide array of experience. Being an Architect taught him how to be resourceful and to solve complex problems with simple, yet innovative solutions. Constant passion for graphic & […]
We asked portraits pros to share their best tactics for framing up a subject. Many decisions go into shooting a single portrait. Often, as we chat with our subjects, we’re not even aware that we’re making choices about framing, subject distance and position, color palette, […]
I like to see lovely saturated color in my photos but sometimes the color I capture just doesn’t do justice to the subject and it isn’t what I remember the scene looked like. Boosting the color can turn a lackluster image into one that totally […]
Getting low and tilting your camera up can help too. One of photography’s most honored axioms states: If your picture stinks, get closer. And while this makes for a trusty guide for improving a shot, getting close is only half the story. Getting low and […]