Landscape photography is a popular and low cost entry into the photographic arts. This tutorial provides the basic tools needed to start your journey into landscape photography. The post includes information on equipment, camera settings, composition and more.
Are you about to take on your first corporate event gig? Even if you are not, this article is packed with useful information. Learn how to tackle that convention, expo or trade show so that you get the best imagery and a happy client with the least chance of something going wrong.
Macro photography has many equipment options and it can be confusing trying to decide just what you need and what you can do without. This article will break down the options and help you ask the right questions so you can make the right purchase.
Quality coin photography is a difficult thing to achieve. Balancing the need for detail with specular shine is a lighting juggling act that requires special techniques. This tutorial will help get you on the right track toward better coin photography.
Composition trumps all other aspects of photography. A technically perfect image with poor composition is still destined for the trash, but a beautiful composition with less perfect exposure or sharpness…. can still be a work of art. So before you waste too much time and money on equipment and learning fancy techniques, try learning some basic composition and watch your photography improve nearly instantly.
Too many photography tutorials only discuss aperture as the method a photographer uses to control depth of field. In fact there are four factors that control depth of field and using them together gives you far more options and capabilities than aperture alone.
Many photographers are under the impression that great candid photography is just a matter of being lucky. If only that were true… it would be a lot easier.
Most often my candid photos, while not posed, are pre-planned. I will notice a situation that has potential for a great shot “if only things were like this or like that”… but if you interfere and try to pose and create “this and that” you will often ruin the shot (and certainly damage the candid nature of the photo).
Light Painting is not just someone running around the back yard with a flashlight creating lines and circles in the air (much the same way you would with sparklers on the 4th of July). Capturing the light trails of a flashlight (while fun) gets pretty boring pretty quickly from an artistic standpoint. Now, turn the flightlight away…