Apr 07, 2011 — 3 comments
National Geographic just released an intimate black-and-white interview with one of their most prominent landscape photographers, George Steinmetz. Steinmetz is known for his aerial photography–impossible images taken while floating overhead in his absurd-looking, slow-moving,
One of the most popular aspects of animal photography is bird photography. Taking perfect pictures of birds in the wild can be very challenging, but you can create many wonderful photo opportunities in your own backyard.
The crew took to the desert where they transformed a section of the sand into a road and used lifts to hoist the car above the ground. Using various light sources, such as Profoto Octos and different colored gels, the car was lit to make it appear as though it was being beamed up to outer space.
A Parisian street artist known only as “JR” has been making waves in the international art scene for a few years now. So much so that the New York City Ballet contracted him to design their latest art installation.
The comprehensive video tutorial above is great for photographers who want to be more flexible. Mastery of speedlights gives you the versatility to create amazing photos in any situation that’s thrown at you.
It’s official: mass media has gone too far. And not only have advertisers successfully indoctrinated us by telling us what women should look like, but the videos that call out said advertisers–women’s rights groups, inner beauty campaigns–have also fallen into a predictable pattern of condemn, rinse, repeat.
Whether you’re a photographer yourself or just appreciate the art of great photography, it’s super inspiring to go through Williams’ portfolio; some of the images are just mind blowing.
Macro photography (or photomacrography or macrography, and sometimes macrophotography), is extreme close-up photography, usually of very small subjects, in which the size of the subject in the photograph is greater than life size.
Mike shoots with a Canon 5D Mark II, along with a host of lenses, including Canon’s 70-200 f/2.8L IS for zooming and Sigma’s 17-50 f/2.8 IS for closer portrait angles. For a strong variety of shots, you need a strong arsenal of lenses.
The challenge of using a cheap camera can keep a photographer sharp by forcing him or her to think things out more thoroughly in order to get a good shot. As Kai mentions in the video, things often go wrong during photo shoots, and it’s up to the photographer to deal with the blows as they come and figure out how to work around them.
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