Apr 07, 2011 — 5 comments
Sony recently released a new mirrorless camera that focuses faster than most of the best APS-C sensor equipped cameras on the market. The compact a6000 uses a Hybrid autofocus system which combines both Phase Detection and Contrast Detection autofocus.
There are no limitations when it comes to lighting a subject, or on what to light them with. Sean Lenz and Kristoffer Abildgaard dropped colorful high-powered Cyalume glow sticks into a waterfall and photographed it with a long exposure.
This article has kicked off quite a discussion here. Let us know what you think! Are all of these techniques cliché or do they become cliché when executed poorly? What is the worst cliché on the list?
From slam dunks to graceful tip-ins, shots taken from basketball’s action epicenter–the net–capture some of the most intense moments during a game. At the NCAA Men’s Final Four in Dallas, Texas, the stakes are high for players and sports photographers alike.
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.
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