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…

Control The Light

Every photographer knows light is what makes or breaks an image.
Text & Photography By Tom Bol
Every photographer knows light is what makes or breaks an image. One of my favorite quotes about photography is, "You are not photographing the subject, you are photographing the light on the subject." Photograph a supermodel in flat light and you get a nice shot. After all, that's why she's…

The Hybrid Photographer

Japan is one of the most picturesque countries on earth.
Text & Photography By Mark Edward Harris
Cotton Carrier Camera Vest Japan is one of the most picturesque countries on earth. When I first traveled there 20 years ago, it was with a still camera shooting film. Now I have the ability to record what I see and experience in both high-quality digital stills and HD video…

Punch Up The Color

How to use color creatively for images that pop
Text and Photography By Tom Bol
This is a really nice image," I tell Jay, a photo workshop participant. I'm teaching a landscape photo workshop, and this afternoon we're doing image critiques. "I like the horizontal line, the foggy atmosphere and the silhouetted person on the sidewalk. But there's one thing I would do different." "Maybe…
Subscribe & Save!
International residents, click here.