Finding the perfect shot is a never-ending goal for photographers around the globe. Options for things like backdrops, light setups, and model selection are virtually infinite. Many photographers spend countless hours and buy thousands of dollars’ worth of equipment in hopes of capturing that one perfect shot. But, photographer and technical editor Matt Higgs takes a […]
Travel Photography in the Real World
The sky is not always blue and the crowds do not always clear a path for you.
3 Elements of Great Sports Action Photography
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Photography Tips & Tutorials
One the most fundamental techniques necessary to really to master creative photography is depth of field. It was always a bit of a mystery to me because of the link to aperture and understanding all those back to front f-numbers. I think it was more of a mental block, though, because it’s actually quite easy […]
Aerial photography is incredibly stunning. Not only does it offer spectacular scenery, but it can show you places you see every day from a completely different perspective. With the rise of quadcopters and other unmanned vehicles that are fitted with powerful action cameras—or even DSLR cameras—aerial photography is getting more and more accessible to the […]
Macphun changes its name to Skylum Software, following an expansion to Windows and pursuing the goal of bringing photographers a truly worthy Adobe alternative. Bellevue, WA — After ten years, the award-winning software company known as Macphun has changed its name to Skylum Software, embracing a new vision and growth strategy emphasizing its flagship Luminar […]
Even the best photographers start out as beginners. And, even as technology becomes more intuitive and resources become more plentiful, there is still quite a bit that new photographers can only learn through firsthand experience. Toma Bonciu realizes this more than most. As a landscape aficionado, he frequently leads workshops in addition to creating video tutorials […]
As photographers, we are blessed with more choices of medium than could possibly be mentioned in a single list, but there are few that are as diverse and rewarding as portrait photography. Our job as photographers is to make an image. To pull together all the separate elements—our subject, light, angles—and create the final image. […]