Apr 07, 2011 — 5 comments
The holidays are upon us, and I don’t know about you, but some of us scatterbrained artist-types are pretty last-minute shoppers.
It may be an icy wonderland outside, but that shouldn’t stop you from venturing out with your camera to capture your very own wintertime masterpieces.
Sometimes we forget that we live in a, technologically speaking, very astounding time to be a photographer. The way modern cameras function is nothing short of magic. Unassuming yet mind numbingly complex, autofocusing cameras are somewhat of a miracle in optical engineering.
In order to get the most out of this compositional tool, it’s important to know where to place them, and how to use them effectively. Let’s explore the three main purposes of leading lines in a photograph, and see how lines can help to add depth, draw attention, and change the overall mood of a photo.
Lighting effects in Photoshop can be very powerful. In this video tutorial, you will learn how to adjust light, create your own lighting, manipulate the atmosphere and ambiance of a scene and create unique and striking images using Adobe Photoshop.
Whether you’re an established photographer or a newcomer to the exciting field of photography, you need to incorporate clever strategies to promote your work. Marketing is an essential aspect of any successful business. Because photography is a very competitive field, you’ll need a clever angle and edge to succeed.
At some point every photographer who is interested in nature as their subject eventually wants to try their hand at capturing local wildlife. There are a few things that you will have to remember before you bring expensive gear out to a location so that you can have as successful a time that returns dozens of captivating photos.
Art is so subjective that there is no correct answer to this question. But there are some things that can help you analyze a photograph. I find it interesting that the majority of people can tell the difference between an average and a great photo and choose the ‘better’ one, but they struggle to articulate why.
For those who don’t know, the “magic hour” is that part of the day when the sun is rising or setting. Most landscape photographers wait for this time of the day in order to get better results in their landscape shots.
Wilhelm has spent the last 10 years working for huge clients like ESPN’s X Games, Red Bull, Sports Illustrated, and the NCAA, so he’s had plenty of experience with action sports photography. He’s also spent a lot of time on snowy mountainsides, where the weather can change drastically—quickly.
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