Articles by Amber Ketchum Archives - PictureCorrect23 articles

Inspiration from a Cowboy Turned Photographer

Inspiration from a Cowboy Turned Photographer

When Carl Oksanen first embarked on his journey to Wyoming and began work as a “dude wrangler” on a ranch nestled between the Teton mountains, he probably never could have guessed where he would end up. This charming man describes his journey: from dude wrangler to bull rider, backpacker to contractor, and finally: full-time photographer! […]

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Lens Choice and Depth of Field as a Creative Photography Tool

Lens Choice and Depth of Field as a Creative Photography Tool

JP Morgan goes back to the basics of depth of field to show how you can use shallow versus scenic Depth of Field to become more creative with your images. In the video JP is on location at Vasquez Rocks in California doing a fashion shoot. The model looks stunning in a red dress, contrasting […]

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Capturing Subtle Movement in Landscape Photography

Capturing Subtle Movement in Landscape Photography

In this video Gavin Hoey demonstrates how he captures subtle motion in landscape photography—in this case, very minimal movement of a grass crop blowing in the wind in the foreground of his main subject, a lighthouse. He uses a nine stop neutral density filter to reduce the ambient light that is allowed to enter the […]

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Engagement Photographer Captures Marriage Proposal Interrupted by Gigantic Wave

Engagement Photographer Captures Marriage Proposal Interrupted by Gigantic Wave

This marriage proposal is making waves all over national news outlets and social media. Alright, that was a horrible pun, so here’s the story. A gentleman takes his lovely lady onto the rocks at the beach, sings her a special song, and then gets down on one knee and asks her to marry him. As […]

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Are You Correctly Pronouncing Bokeh?

Are You Correctly Pronouncing Bokeh?

What is Bokeh? How do you pronounce it? Sound it out and you will likely not get it correct. Here is a very short and cute video on how NOT to say “Bokeh,” followed up by the correct pronunciation: Simply enough, if you are not familiar, Bokeh means fuzzy or out of focus. It is an […]

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How to Do Composite Photography

How to Do Composite Photography

The following video demonstrates the making of a Revolutionary War scene composite. The creators actually traveled to historically significant battle fields, specific to the Revolutionary War, to find the perfect background image. They then visited war reenactments for the fight scenes. The final composite is composed from five different photo shoots and approximately 22 images: Let’s break […]

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Photo of the Day: Kitten Embraces the Morning Sun

Photo of the Day: Kitten Embraces the Morning Sun

We, the people, love the internet, and one could conclude that collectively we really love cats. There seems to be an internet obsession with cats, as people spend countless internet hours looking at cute and/or funny photos and videos of these particular animals. The following photo is not just another picture of a cat. This […]

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Flower Timelapse

Flower Timelapse

This incredible time-lapse can really only be appreciated in its entirety. You will be amazed as you watch various colorful flowers bloom against a black backdrop. The entire project took more than 730 hours, with over 7,100 photos shot. The best part? The photographer implemented a homemade studio, using a cabinet to keep lighting consistent—and […]

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Star Trail Photography in Time-lapse Form Using Stacked Exposures

Star Trail Photography in Time-lapse Form Using Stacked Exposures

There really are no words to describe these two featured time-lapse creations by Gavin Heffernan of Sunchaser Pictures, but if we had to pick just one, it would probably be mesmerizing. What is most impressive is that no special effects were used at all, the effects seen here are naturally created by the rotation of […]

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Reuters Top News Photography of 2012 in 60 Seconds

Reuters Top News Photography of 2012 in 60 Seconds

As we approach the last few weeks of the year 2012, we can take a look back at some of the shocking photojournalism captured in a year’s time. This following video is only 60 seconds long but contains a plethora of images from the top media stories in 2012. Some of the images are graphic […]

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