How To Photograph Butterflies

Recently I found myself anxious for the arrival of warm weather and craving a bit of outdoor photography
By William Sawalich
Recently I found myself anxious for the arrival of warm weather and craving a bit of outdoor photography. So what did I do? I headed indoors, of course. I found my local butterfly house and got a dose of outdoor photography in its warm and comfortable confines. There are dozens…

The Prints Are The Legacy

Greg Gorman gives insight on how he uses the interplay between highlights and shadows in his evocative images.
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{mp4}epson/Gorman_Epson_Final{/mp4} Greg Gorman gives insight on how he uses the interplay between highlights and shadows in his evocative images. Inspired by the distinctive look of Helmut Newton's photograph, Gorman's style has evolved and he's now one of the most sought-after photographers in the world. Learn more.Epson Signature Worthy CollectionDiscover why…

The Importance of Negative Fill

Photographers learn at an early age about the importance of reflectors and fill light to prevent shadows from becoming too dark and dramatic
By William Sawalich
Photographers learn at an early age about the importance of reflectors and fill light to prevent shadows from becoming too dark and dramatic. But what many of us don't learn is the importance of the opposite—negative fill. Negative fill is a great way to add definition and dimension, as well…

Techniques for Maximizing Sharpness

When it comes to sharp pictures, we all know the age-old standard is to put the camera on a tripod and use a cable release
By William Sawalich
When it comes to sharp pictures, we all know the age-old standard is to put the camera on a tripod and use a cable release. But what other techniques can help increase sharpness, without requiring an investment in any new equipment? Here are eight great ones. - Use the sharpest…

Control Freak

Photographer Jeff Schewe admits, "I'm known as a kind of a technical guru, a printing guru; really those are all just means to an end, and the end is the optimal print that I can possibly make."
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{mp4}epson/JeffSchewe_Epson_FInal{/mp4} Photographer Jeff Schewe admits, "I'm known as a kind of a technical guru, a printing guru; really those are all just means to an end, and the end is the optimal print that I can possibly make." In this video, Schewe talks about his long history with digital imaging…

Tools for Maximizing Sharpness

Are you looking to increase the sharpness of your photos? Who isn’t
By William Sawalich
Are you looking to increase the sharpness of your photos? Who isn't. We all know about the basic techniques for maximizing sharpness, but what about the tools that really help too? Here's some hardware to help you go the extra mile in your quest for ultra-sharp photos. - The tripod…
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