Apr 07, 2011 — 5 comments
Photographing water is no easy task, it’s hard to control, can be complicated to light, and, in Atlanta based photographer, Alex Koloskovs case, tends to be a little bit messy. But, don’t let that dismay you from giving it try.
Really, when you are taking a picture what are you trying to communicate? Sometimes you are just trying to record events. “This is me standing in front of the Eiffel Tower.” “Here we are at Niagara Falls.” Other times it is the beauty of nature or a person that you are attempting to show.
Expedition 31 Flight Engineer Don Pettit recently captured these stunning long exposures during his current mission on the International Space Station (ISS).
In the beginning, as you adjust to working with macro photography, set your scene up in a spot where you won't have to worry about interruptions. As you get more comfortable working with macro photography, move into other lighting situations and work on keeping the subject lit well, while improving your composition.
How can you make water skiing cooler? Simple, trade in your pair of skis for an aircraft and use it to glide across the water. That's what aviation photographer, Justin de Reuck, recently did.
Great images require repeat attempts - sometimes over the course of years. Your first image of a particular place or subject will rarely be your best, but with some planning and the right approach you can shorten that path to perfection. The secret of a great photograph is knowing what it will look like before you press the shutter.
Composite photography is the art of taking multiple photographs and layering elements of them together, creating a unique digital image. The art not only takes a lot of time spent shooting on location, it also requires quite a bit of time spent in photoshop, crafting the images together.
Flower photography is a favourite type of photography that many people love. It's not difficult to take photos of flowers if you get all the key elements right.
There is no shortage of great photographers, but not everyone that totes a digital camera is necessarily a creative genius, nor are they all products of photography classes. Here is a list of 5 things you can change to improve your pictures.
Lighting is a complicated subject that takes most photographers a lifetime to fully master. It's easy it to get stuck in rut using the same old lighting patterns time and time again.
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