Apr 07, 2011 — 5 comments
Are you a family photographer or a wedding photographer? You have to find out what you love to take pictures of the most and go with it. Some photographers take pictures for money. Yes, you want money, but it has to be about passion, too. You have to enjoy what you are doing, otherwise people are going to notice. When you find your passion, you will have fun in your job and this is exactly what you want.
Have you ever dreamed of using real animals in your images? Katerina Plotnikova is a photographer from Moscow who is famous for her surrealistic portraits that incorporate a variety of animals. She pushes the limits of possibility to create these unique combinations of both reality and surrealism.
It’s often been said that photography is one of the most difficult and demanding pastimes to master, but many people relate that to learning more about the technical aspects of photography and light. There is much more to photography than just getting the exposure right, and it’s about composing your shots to give the viewer a better visual experience.
Presets provide a way to instantly apply specific processing settings to any photo you like. Once you add these presets to the panel in the Develop module, they remain there until you delete them. They also appear in the list of Develop settings that you can select it when you import photos.
Let’s face it, selfies are one photography trend that probably isn’t going away anytime soon; the least we can do as photographers is try to make them less narcissistic and more compelling to an audience.
Though it appears as though this is two drops of water, it is actually only one drop. An air bubble was placed inside the water using a straw, then Kuipers posed behind the drop just right for the photograph.
It can sometimes be difficult to photograph unique and creative images when shooting nature and wildlife, especially for photographers just getting started. There are a lot of technical and creative decisions to be made that may not be apparent.
Johnson shot this image by setting his shutter speed to 1-2 seconds and adjusting the manual focus/zoom while the firework exploded. He waited until he heard a firework, and then shortly before it exploded, he triggered his shutter, starting with the lens out of focus and gradually bringing it into sharp focus.
By and far the easiest way to photograph hummingbirds is to place a hummingbird feeder in our backyard and wait for the little guys to start visiting.
Holding a camera seems like a no-brainer, right? If you’re just grabbing the grip and snapping shots on your DSLR, you might not be getting the best possible shots–especially in low-light conditions.
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