If you’ve ever tried to photograph a shiny object, you know how reflections can throw a wrench into your shoot. Likewise, if you’ve ever shot anything larger than a small group of people, you’re probably familiar with the challenges of illuminating wide, often multi-faceted areas. If you combine these two situations, you might start to [...]
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Whenever Air Force Master Sergeant Jeremy Lock raises his camera to his eye, he becomes a man on a mission. “You look for the moment, that brief second,” he says, neatly summing up the objective of photojournalism. Lock’s exceptional work with the US armed forces, shot on 40 countries across 6 continents and spanning 2 decades, [...]
If you’re looking to get into wedding photography or have just started out in the industry, you’re probably aware of how hectic a wedding photo shoot can be. Learning the ropes involves a lot of trial and error, which I can attest to. This simple step-by-step plan should eliminate a fair amount of hassle and [...]
Topaz’s new tool Clarity is designed to help you create compelling and powerful images by intelligently enhancing contrast and clarity without artifacts or halos. It can manipulate your micro, mid-tone and overall contrast while maintaining the “natural feeling” that is best to keep. Discounted 40% off until the end of the month for the launch sale, [...]
Timelapse videos that cover a day to night transition can be very beautiful, but also very challenging technically. There are several different ways to handle the changing exposure when creating a timelapse, but perhaps one of the best methods is bulb ramping. This method gives you an overall control of the timelapse settings while making [...]
Each summer, at air shows across the globe, awestruck spectators enjoy the power and precision of aerial demonstration teams and individual performers. In addition to what is happening in the air, there are often static displays on the ground. For photographers, these events provide outstanding photographic opportunities. After you shoot your first air show, you [...]