The concept of using flash in broad daylight confuses a lot of budding photographers. Why use flash when you already have abundant natural light? The answer is simple. While you can’t control natural light directly, you can control artificial lighting. In this video, photographer Zach Gray shares some tips on how to use flash to […]
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I spent a sunny afternoon a couple summers ago at a work social function, having fun knocking back a few cold ones, and generally enjoying the company of co-workers I don’t get to see that often. (I’m one of those “telecommuters” working with people three provinces away…) In the crowd was a fellow camera buff, […]
Think your camera brand is best when it comes to color quality? Even better, do you think you can tell an image with excellent color from one with inferior color quality? If you answered yes to either of these questions or if you’re simply curious, you’re going to be fascinated by photographer Tony Northrop’s brand […]
You don’t need much to shoot classic studio portraits. Manhattan photographer and Adorama instructor Daniel Norton takes us through a studio setup using just two speedlights and a DIY reflector: A speedlight is another name for a hot shoe flash, a small, battery-powered flash with an adjustable head that can be either attached to your […]
As we all know, photographing children can be very challenging. It is tough enough just to keep them in sharp focus. Who in their right mind would complicate the task even further by adding pets and flash lighting to the mix? You should! Adding the right amount of flash at the correct angle can turn […]
Older images have a distinct look. Colors appear warm and the image lacks true blacks, creating a slightly washed out look. This dated look is vastly popular even today and that’s why photo sharing platforms such as Instagram have built-in vintage filters. While many presets are readily available, why not learn how to do it […]