Natural-Light Portraits

The majority of David Stoecklein's images are captured with raw natural light, which instills his photography with a cinematic look and a timeless feel, despite being captured with a modern digital camera.
By David Willis, Photography By David Stoecklein
The majority of David Stoecklein's images are captured with raw natural light, which instills his photography with a cinematic look and a timeless feel, despite being captured with a modern digital camera. Stoecklein's talent at harnessing the power of natural light brings drama and atmosphere to his images, and at…

Speed Flash

I still remember the day I first used high-speed sync flash.
Text & Photography By Tom Bol
I still remember the day I first used high-speed sync flash. I was shooting mountain bikers on desert slickrock in Moab, Utah, and I was having a bad day. I was frustrated about getting motion blur every time I took a shot and used flash. Motion blur looked nice on…

Night Photography Tips

Night photography can be quite a challenge. After all, you're chasing light that's barely there, and you have to work your camera in the dark.
By William Sawalich
Night photography can be quite a challenge. After all, you're chasing light that's barely there, and you have to work your camera in the dark. You can solve the latter problem with a flashlight, but you need skills to handle the photographic hurdles. Keep reading for a breakdown of equipment…

Photos That Sell

A logical progression for aspiring photographers or part-time pros is creating images that sell in today’s marketplace.
Text & Photography By Tom Bol
"Bill, make sure ?you jump far enough; I don't want you to land on me," I half-jokingly tell my climbing partner as he carefully stacks the rope at the edge of the crevasse. As if jumping across a huge crevasse isn't enough, I continue to direct Bill. "Stretch out so…

Digital Photo Safari

I've been a digital travel photographer for a long time, which is why some of my friends jokingly call me the "Godfather of Photography."
Text & Photography By Rick Sammon
I've been a digital travel photographer for a long time, which is why some of my friends jokingly call me the "Godfather of Photography." One thing I've learned over the years: It's not easy having fun. Yes, digital travel photography is fun, but it's also a lot of hard work—especially…

Stunning B&W

Like most photographers who got into the medium before digital, my first photos were black-and-white.
By Wes Pitts
Like most photographers who got into the medium before digital, my first photos were black-and-white. It was popular with students because it's much easier to work with than color film and chemistry when you're developing and printing your own work. Shooting in black-and-white is also a good practice for developing…
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