Imagine if you were hired to chase two world champion base jumpers off the tallest building in the world. And the plan involved first flying away from the skyscraper and then going into a head-down orientation which increases speed and difficulty dramatically – something that had never been done before. This is a reality for Noah Bahnson […]
5 No-Nonsense Ways to Keep Your Photos Sharp
Here are five things to do to ensure maximum sharpness in your images.
Flowers: The Perfect Photography Subject
There is no end to the number of beautiful flowers out there ready to be photographed.
Bird Photography: How to Take Great Bird Photos
You can create many wonderful photo opportunities in your own backyard.
Photography Tips & Tutorials
Splashing water moves fast. To capture sharp photographs of it, you’ll need to have good lighting with a quick refresh time. But, when picking out your light source, don’t overlook the importance of the power pack. You need one capable of refreshing your lights in very rapid succession. In the video below, Kai works out […]
We’ve discussed showing less skin and using long sleeves on our models to avoid the viewer’s eye being pulled out of the frame. Why? We want all of the viewer’s attention to be focused on our subject. We want the subject to be the undisputed star of our photo. Your background can also be a […]
How far would you go for a unique cityscape shot? Would you dangle from the tallest building in Europe with only one hand? Because Russian photographer Kirill Oreshkin would—and has, several times. If you’ve ever wanted to watch him in action whilst holding your breath and wiping your own palms free of sweat, watch this video: This […]
In simplified terms when we talk about an image’s composition, we’re talking about how the various visual bits and pieces in a scene have been organized. This organization inﬂuences not only how the ﬁnal image looks, but also how it feels and what we take away from it in terms of meaning. This new in-depth eBook is […]
Roughly half the citizens of Toronto, Canada are immigrants. There’s a Little India, Little Italy, Koreatown, Greektown, Little Portugal, two Chinatowns, and huge swaths of English, Irish, and Scottish heritage. So it’s not surprising that one enterprising photographer, Colin Boyd Shafer, realized that he could photograph the entire world one Torontonian at a time. For his yearlong project, Cosmopolis Toronto, he’s shooting […]