Dynamic range tutorial - easy to understand graphic chart.

Dynamic Range Tutorial – Understanding the issues and solutions.

Having troubles understanding why your photos often come out lacking details? Your landscape skies are blown out? Your subjects face is all shadows? Dynamic range is often to blame. By understanding the concept of dynamic range you can do a lot to mitigate these problems. This tutorial will clearly break down the issues and solutions to dynamic range in photography.

Distressed Photography by Gene Tewksbury.

Tay Tay Girl

The town is TayTay (Palawan, Philippines).  The three days I spent there were great fodder for my camera.  I got up bright and early (pre-dawn) to see what I could capture from the squatter neighborhood just down the way from my hotel.  The light was barely hitting the front of some of the makeshift homes when I…

Rules of Composition

Improve Your Photography with Better Composition

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.