Apr 07, 2011 — 5 comments
One of the greatest aspects about being a photographer is the impact we can make on the world around us. Our images can inspire change, and in many cases, help people work toward a better future.
Speedlights, strobes, reflectors, filters, umbrellas, cables, and batteries. Lighting gear can certainly come with an expensive price tag. But it doesn’t always have to. In this video, Pye from SLR Lounge explains how to use cheap camping lights to enhance ring and macro shots.
Photographing food is a lot more difficult than it seems. Not only do we have to work to get the right composition but we have to use light in a very specific way. We then need to style the look of the food in order to make it appealing. In this article I’ll give you some handy tips for creating tasty and mouthwatering images.
Oh, photography! What a wonderful, beautiful thing! The ability to capture a moment in time, ours to enjoy for years, decades, and even centuries. The earliest form of photography, camera obscura and pinhole cameras, can be traced back to the ancient Chinese and Greeks. But it wasn’t until the 1800s that images could be preserved on something tangible.
Photoshop has many tools for altering and manipulating an image; some are subtle manipulations, and some are more dramatic.
Commercial and fashion photographs are some of the most commonly viewed images in today’s society. Making it as a commercial photographer is incredibly difficult, especially with competition from other photographers—not to mention the cost of gear and a crew. Tim Engle has been shooting for about 28 years since he first picked up a camera in middle school
The effort you put into your photography directly affects the quality of your photos. It is a rule of life. Sometimes people are lucky, but most of the time, the result of little effort is little reward. Gary Player, a world class golfer, always said that the harder he practiced the luckier he got.
The clip comes off as a Canon advertisement of sorts; Monro shoots on a Canon 5D Mark III. But, looking past all the pretty cameras (or in my case, gawking at all the gear I wish I owned), Monro offers a lot of tips for those wishing to make a successful business out wedding and portrait photography.
Stabilizing your camera with your elbows, maximizing points of contact, adjusting for vertical shots, controlling your breathing, and modifying your stance are just a few of the ways you can achieve sharper photos without using a tripod. Simply take some time to practice these techniques, and they’ll become second nature.
There are many reasons why a photograph may be thought-provoking, and of course, each image invokes different feelings and ideas for its viewer. It is perhaps the intense detail, emotion, and juxtaposition in this image of a Pokot woman and a ring flash that make it so interesting.
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