Levitation is one of the most intriguing subjects in trick photography; it has inspired millions of people since its invention in the mid-19th century. The ability to harness the creative aspects of the photographer and combine it with real-life images has resulted in a combined revolution of art and science. One of the simplest, yet […]
Photographing Dragonflies and Damselflies
These insects can be a challenge to even the most experienced photographer.
Beginner Tips for Shooting Action Photography
The most important factors to keep in mind are pre-focusing and timing.
Photography Tips & Tutorials
Shutter speed is one of the three most important aspects that determine exposure in photography. Though something that photographers use quite often, shutter speed can be a tricky thing to master unless you grasp the basic concepts. This video tutorial explains what shutter speed is and how you can use it creatively in your compositions: The […]
Whether you’re trying to save a few dollars or just enjoy building your own equipment, you may like the following video, which shows us how professional portrait photographer Tristan Penner (tristanshea dot com) built his own portable portrait studio with supplies that can be found at most hardware stores. The setup consists of three panels, […]
The problem with most landscape photography is that not enough preparation is put into setting up the shot before it is taken. These tips are meant to give the photographer some things to think about before releasing the shutter. 1. Depth of Field Most professional landscape photographers want everything in the shot to be equally […]
Photographer Peter Turnley has been pretty much everywhere. As an internationally recognized photojournalist, he covered major world events from the mid-1980s up to the early 2000s. In the process, he found himself immersed in war and up-close-and-personal with human suffering. But he kept returning to one place as a refuge: Paris: “Paris has offered for me an […]
Change is continuous, and language evolves as a consequence. Fresh words are formulated or old words are re-purposed to name new things. In the field of photography, the new word is analogue, and it’s applied to something old. This term has crept into common usage as a means of differentiating between film and digital photography, […]