Apr 07, 2011 — 5 comments
Creating a tailored and efficient workflow may not seem very important to new photographers, but in all actuality, having an organized way of handling your image files is one of the most important things to have. This is especially true as you accumulate more and more files over the years and need to be able to quickly find specific files.
As he stood at the Swedish National Biathlon Arena in Östersund, Sweden, the sun passed directly behind a large radar tower in a small village called Ås. (Via PetaPixel.) Using a solar telescope and a monochrome camera with a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels, he captured the silhouettes of the infrastructure on the sun, which was marked with sunspots and filaments. The sun’s yellow tint was added in post-production.
Photography composition, like any art composition, depends on individual preference. Nevertheless, there are some rules which may be a great help to photographers. Having said that, rules are, in my opinion, something which you have to work with well, get comfortable with, and then try to go beyond (i.e., break them).
The cheerful floating balloons dotting the dreamlike landscape look more like something from Dr Seuss’s alternate reality than a place here on planet Earth. This fantastic image was captured by Gypsy Joyce on a hot air balloon ride in Cappadocia, Turkey.
Armed with nothing but a LEGO minifigure and an iPhone, British photographer Andrew Whyte travels around Britain capturing some rather unique photographs. Whyte poses the little LEGO guy, who has a tiny plastic camera, in front of various real life scenes and takes his portrait.
There’s something eerily beautiful about an old abandoned building or vessel. To imagine the lives of the people who once lived or worked there, to wonder how a boat ended up to rest frozen in shallow waters or how an entire village became a ghost town, to witness new life emerging from the remains of abandoned history.
Zoos and wildlife-oriented parks provide perfect opportunities to photograph exotic and often dangerous wildlife without traveling halfway across the world to stalk them in their natural habitats. However, thick security fences often make it difficult to create truly excellent shots.
Many different elements go into making up the character of a particular destination or location, whether it be a far flung exotic city or your home town. It is the travel photographer’s job to cover these elements in order to present that character to the viewer. This article looks into what goes into bringing the character of a place to the audience.
There are so many things we can do with cameras and lenses to create amazing photos without manipulating the image in post-production. If you have a willingness to think outside the box and experiment, there are many simple techniques you can try to add a little oomph to your photography.
Adobe is starting to make announcements about new features that are being added to the forthcoming version of Photoshop CC, and there’s one feature that looks especially useful. Watch this short reveal video to learn more about this exciting feature and start dreaming about how much time this will save you now that you won’t have to do this manually.
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