Travel Photography in the Real World

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

3 Elements of Great Sports Action Photography

What's the difference between a good action shot and a great one?

 
Going the Extra Mile For a Great Photo

Going the Extra Mile For a Great Photo

What sets a good photographer apart from the rest?

 
Photography Is Dead, Long Live Photography!

Photography Is Dead, Long Live Photography!

The new king is actually still the old king.

 
 

Photography Tips & Tutorials

Depth of Field: A Major Player in Creative Control

Depth of Field: A Major Player in Creative Control

When you hear the phrase Depth of Field (also called DOF) you may wonder why you should care as long as your pictures are in focus. Well since DOF is generally referred to as the range of a pictures over all sharpness; and most people are instinctively drawn to the sharpest part of the picture […]

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A Quick Explanation of HDR Photography

A Quick Explanation of HDR Photography

We hear the term “HDR” a lot. Some people love it; others hate it. There’s no shortage of tutorials on how to pull it off. But what exactly is it? In this quick six-minute tutorial by TechQuickie, you can learn what HDR is and what it means to post-process a shot that way: What is HDR? HDR stands for […]

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Finding Fresh Angles to Shoot From in Photography

Finding Fresh Angles to Shoot From in Photography

How on earth do you find a fresh angle to shoot from when they’ve all been taken? That’s not what I mean. I do not mean discovering a new angle but using new angles you don’t usually shoot from. By changing your angles you’ll add a whole new dimension to your photography. The question I […]

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3 Tips on How to Capture Moon Pictures

3 Tips on How to Capture Moon Pictures

In the wake of January’s Super Blue Blood Moon Eclipse, you might be wondering how so many photographers captured perfectly stunning photos of the rare astronomical event. Shooting the moon can be frustrating since it’s so deceptively difficult. Even though you clearly see a big, bright, and beautiful moon hanging in the sky, your camera […]

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Easy Color Grading with LUTs in Luminar

Easy Color Grading with LUTs in Luminar

One of the most useful features in Luminar 2018 is the LUT Mapping filter. It may seem innocuous, but it is a potent tool for quickly adding a “look” to your images without having to do a lot of work. By using the LUT mapping filter, you can achieve a variety of effects, from simply […]

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3 Keys to Good Composition

3 Keys to Good Composition

Want to know the secret behind photographer Peter McKinnon’s eye-catching images? As it turns out, most of it has to do with keen attention to detail when it comes to formulating a captivating composition. Here, he discusses the three aspects that most directly impact photo composition: 1. Framing One of the easiest ways to direct viewers […]

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