Articles by Michael Fraiman Archives - Page 6 of 29 - PictureCorrect284 articles

Interesting Photo of the Day: A Speedy Snail

Interesting Photo of the Day: A Speedy Snail

Snails are so slow they’ve become a metaphor for lack of speed. “At a snail’s pace”, “snail mail”—none of these are complimentary. That’s what makes Manuel Cafini‘s shot of a snail zooming along in an isolated black abyss so profoundly perplexing: It’s a bit of a mystery how the enigmatic Cafini shot this one. It’s […]

Continue Reading

How to Find Interesting Photos in “Boring” Locations

How to Find Interesting Photos in “Boring” Locations

Most photographers would consider the New Forest in southern England an absolute joy to shoot. It’s colorful, expansive, peaceful and exotic, filled with birds, deer and livestock. But for Mike Browne, it’s boring old home—a place he’s lived nearby for dozens of years, and shot more times than he cares to count. And yet, that’s exactly why he […]

Continue Reading

Interesting Photo of the Day: Pebbles on a Montana Lakeshore

Interesting Photo of the Day: Pebbles on a Montana Lakeshore

Glacier National Park is one of the greatest natural parks in North America. Spanning over a million acres and two mountain ranges at the United States-Canada border, it’s home to more than a thousand plant species and hundreds of animals—to say nothing of its sheer natural beauty, even when there’s not a single living creature […]

Continue Reading

Interesting Photo of the Day: Rainbow and Lightning Over Crater Lake

Interesting Photo of the Day: Rainbow and Lightning Over Crater Lake

Mark Metternich witnessed the sunset of a lifetime at Crater Lake National Park. Not only did he capture a pretty landscape, he also managed to get a rainbow and a lightning strike in one frame: Metternich used a Sony A74 with a Canon 14mm lens to get the shot. His settings were 0.3 seconds, f/5.6, […]

Continue Reading

Interesting Photo of the Day: Stray Cat in Strasbourg

Interesting Photo of the Day: Stray Cat in Strasbourg

It’s so hyper-realistic, it looks ripped from a comic book: a stray cat treads the cobblestone road of Strasbourg, France, sieged by a bright moon, dark clouds and picturesque olden European homes. If the image looks too good to be true, that’s because it is; it’s a composite image, the trademark style of Moldovan photographic artist Igor […]

Continue Reading

19 Rare & Haunting Photographs That Will Make You Reconsider History

19 Rare & Haunting Photographs That Will Make You Reconsider History

Some images define history: an early snapshot of the Statue of Liberty; Neil Armstrong first setting foot on the moon; a defiant man standing before a tank in Tiananmen Square; the Beatles walking down Abbey Road. But the other angles are rarely seen: the Statue of Liberty under construction in France, for example; or the […]

Continue Reading

Photographer Captures the Adorable Friendship Between an Owl and a Dog

Photographer Captures the Adorable Friendship Between an Owl and a Dog

Hoo’s a good boy? The Internet has been won over by a German Shepherd named Ingo and his best friend, Poldi the owl. Check out this album of magical, golden-hour shots: For his part, Poldi seems perpetually surprised at whatever’s going on, while Ingo looks a little more on the sleepy side. Neither seems to […]

Continue Reading

5 Tips for Taking Travel Photos in Dangerous Countries

5 Tips for Taking Travel Photos in Dangerous Countries

In December 2015, I stumbled upon a slum along the riverbank of Iquitos, an isolated Peruvian city in the Amazon jungle, and walked down rickety wooden boardwalk with my old Canon T2i in hand—snapping shots of the decrepit homes, crumbling wooden stilts, tattered clothes drying in the humid air—until a local security guard walked up to me and told me, in […]

Continue Reading

How to Remove Color Casts in Photoshop

How to Remove Color Casts in Photoshop

If you’re shooting with soft lighting and a colorful backdrop, it’s all too common to find a bit of color affecting the subject—green backgrounds make them look sickly, orange makes them glow, stuff like that. In this tutorial, Michael Woloszynowicz shows off a handy little tip that avoids Photoshop’s messy trial-and-error color balance correction: As he points […]

Continue Reading

Lighting Setup for a Kitchen Portrait Session

Lighting Setup for a Kitchen Portrait Session

Complex photo shoots call for complex lighting. That’s why Jay P. Morgan shows us exactly how he sets up his seven different lights for this shoot, which features Jodie Sweetin (of Full House fame) posing as a beauty queen in a disaster kitchen. Here’s how he does it: The idea for this photo shoot began with Sweetin, who […]

Continue Reading

Page 6 of 29« First...45678...20...Last »
New! Want more photography tips? We now offer a free newsletter for photographers:

No, my photos are the best, close this forever