There comes a point in time when you will need to decide what type of photography you like and the specific genres you want to focus on. Most of us start out as generalists, shooting anything and everything that tickles our fancies. But eventually you need to decide on what type of photographer you are […]
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When working with flash, one technique is to bounce it off the walls and ceiling instead of pointing it directly at the subject. This method prevents harsh shadows and hot spots. However, color cast can be a real issue if you’re not careful. As the flash bounces off the walls, the color of the wall […]
Light painting allows you to express the artist within you. This is a form of photography wherein you can create an image as you imagine. The space around you becomes a blank canvas and the light source is your brush. Light painting expert Jason Rinehart demonstrates how you can create amazing long exposure light painting effects […]
We’ve all gone to sporting events and seen the audience cameras flashing two hundred or more yards distant from the action on the field. The truth is that they are all wasting their time and batteries. Sure, they will get some passable pictures, but that will be from the stadium lights. A camera flash cannot […]
Work gets tough for photographers when there are shiny surfaces involved. Mirrors, for example, cause glare and produce stray light. But when used carefully, mirrors can make for great images. Photographer Daniel Norton from Adorama demonstrates how you can use a mirror creatively for a portrait shoot: Lighting Setup For the purpose of this photo […]
When we think of landscape photography, the lens of choice is almost always on the wider side. Wider lenses allow you to include more of the scene in the shot. But photographer Jay P. Morgan has some other ideas. He proposes the idea of using a telephoto zoom lens for landscape photography and gives five reasons […]