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 […]
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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 […]
Although most photojournalistic wedding photography shoots are done using ambient light, there are situations when the lighting situation might not be ideal for turning out good pictures. That is why judicious use of an external flash plays an important role in assuring great shots and happy clients. A good photojournalist uses the external flash at […]
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 […]
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, […]