In this review, we’re going to take a look at one of many digital photography books on today’s market, an independent e-book known as Trick Photography Book. Trick Photography Book is an e-book offering digital
Ken Rockwell talks with Marc Silber about photography tips that often are not covered in photography school. Ken explains how strong photo composition is essential for creating an award-winning photo that grabs people’s attention. In this video, he touches on the different aspects of […]
What is Bokeh? Bokeh is that creamy blurred-background look you’ve probably seen in much of modern photography. How do you capture bokeh with your camera? It’s accomplished by having a narrow depth of field, (or low f-stop) so that only a small portion of your […]
Photography movies: Very often we just remember the iconic images from the great masters of photography. “The Kiss” from Robert Doisneau, for example. Or Robert Capa’s photo of a falling soldier in the Spanish Civil War. Not to mention Henri Cartier-Bresson’s brilliant captures of the”decisive […]
95% of the gear I use to create high-end advertising images, videos, and commercials is the highest end stuff you can buy. Tens, even hundreds of thousands of dollars in equipment and production often comes together for much of the commercial work you see. This […]
In Video for Photographers: Shooting with a DSLR, photographer and videographer Rob Sheppard provides the essential foundation that photographers need to make the leap from still pictures to moving ones. From technical considerations, such as audio and frame rates, to aesthetic issues, such as composition […]
Photographing fireworks is fun and unpredictable. First of all, let’s start off with the equipment, you’re going to need: camera, of course (preferably with full manual capability) tripod shutter release cable flashlight It’s probably best to set up early when you still have some light […]
An introduction to my favorite basic lighting equipment including the “stick in a can” and simple clamp lights from a hardware store.
Half of what goes into creating a great architectural image happens in post. When it comes to exterior photos, this could mean compositing multiple shots, adjusting the sky, or removing distracting elements. In this course, Richard Klein takes photos from two of his own location […]
You’re looking for a quick crash course in photography that covers a wide range of practical tips, this short video packs in 50 tips in under 15 minutes.
So, today you will get a wonderful possibility to download some free book PSD mockups, comic book PSD creation kit and learn how to create such things yourself. Yes, we’ve scared up several text and video tutorials for especially curious nerds. How are mockups usually […]
Sometimes it is needed to get an “invisible emitter”: An emitter not only being hidden to camera, but also not casting shadows in the scene, remaining completely invisible to the render but its emission. A very useful trick for photographers and cinematographers. The material for […]
Westcott, one of the Official Sponsors at Photoshop World, wanted to create an area and atmosphere at Photoshop World Conference & Expo where photographers can feel comfortable in a photo-shoot setting. Attendees are able to learn lighting and become more knowledgeable while adding beauty photographs […]
When it comes to taking photos of sports or other fast-moving subjects, you’d imagine that freezing the action is your best bet – and certainly that’s the case for some situations. But in others you’ll end up with a lifeless shot which looks static and […]
When it comes to photographing moving subjects, you’d naturally assume freezing the action would give the best result. That’s certainly the case for some subjects, but others can end up looking static and lifeless. Waterfalls and rivers are classic examples which can take on a […]
Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 9 is a follow-up version of Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 2013. Some videos still feature the previous version’s screen, however the shown functions remain unchanged in the new version. Use the free-hand tool to draw lines and shapes, With […]
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 & […]
There are few experiences as exhilarating as trekking in a mountainous landscape. A few years ago I did a three week long trek in the Himalayas, walking a circuit of about 300 km. As you can imagine, it was a huge experience, both physically and […]
At once challenging and wondrous subjects, birds are fast, elusive, biologically diverse, and can be stunningly beautiful. “There are about 10,000 species of birds in the world, and their range of behaviors is very wide,” says William Majoros, a North Carolina–based scientist and avid bird […]
I’m continually astonished at how small things can have a big impact. Take the humble comma for instance. The placement of this relatively insignificant little mark can make all the difference to how legible a sentence is. Not adding a comma into the relevant place […]