Apr 07, 2011 — 3 comments
Scenic fly fishing, misty mountain panoramas, wild bears trekking the riverside–this is the life of professional wildlife photographer Charles Glatzer, who gave up his job as a successful commercial photographer to found Shoot the Light by teaching and shooting nature exclusively.
Photographing people requires tremendous attention to detail. Not only do you need to get your camera settings right, but you need to work effectively with your subject at the same time. This eBook was designed to help readers gain confidence and avoid common pitfalls in portrait photography.
As added bonuses, Grey also covers a bunch of little tricks and tips to make sure you are getting the most you can out of Photoshop and Lightroom, as well as giving advice for shooting your images. Grey delivers the information with a humorous approach, which keeps the presentation interesting, despite its length.
Bring out the best in your subjects and take memorable family portraits with these tips from author and professional photographer Kirk Tuck! Learn even more essential skills for capturing beautiful family portraits in his online Craftsy class, Professional Family Portraits (at no cost).
Though she has worked in sports and photojournalism as well, she creates an especially strong bond with musicians–she even had a relationship with Bruce Springsteen in the early days of his career. It ended when Goldsmith felt overshadowed by Springsteen’s fame, wanting to achieve renown on her own terms. She certainly has, as her portfolio of unforgettable portraits can attest.
When asked what camera he would like to have if he were ever stranded on a deserted island, Hobby says his go-to camera is the Fuji X100S. He says the compact size, the quick auto-focus, and the high-quality images produced by the X100S are his top reasons for choosing this camera. These reasons also make a camera like this ideal for travel photography.
It must have been a crisp night, because the ghostly green of the aurora borealis is lively in the background. Vetter calls this shot “Night on a Spooky Planet”, and he has expertly captured the essence of a truly foreign land with a long exposure, complete with hints of a green reflection in the water itself.
This type of lighting setup might not work in more cramped spaces, but the idea of using broad, even light can be modified to work in smaller homes or studios. It’s an especially useful technique for photographing children and pets who are prone to moving about during portrait sessions.
Waggener kept the tutorial up for those who simply enjoy crafting things, who want to make a custom reflector, or who may happen to have the necessary materials lying around the house.
In some ways, she’s the ideal fashion model: she doesn’t blink, she takes direction, she doesn’t have an ego. How could she? She’s plastic. (It’s fantastic!) The men behind the latest Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition went all-out with this recent parody photo shoot.
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