Tag: Camera Technique
With no expectations or agenda, I literally watched as the world went by and periodically snapped pictures of the mysterious and multifaceted skyscapes from my window seat. ...
There is, perhaps, nothing more satisfying than an image of action frozen in crisp, sharp detail, allowing us the time to scrutinize and analyze every nuance—down to the smallest speck.
Perhaps it's stating the obvious, but motherhood has completely transformed me, not only as woman, but as a photographer.
As much as I like to experiment when it comes to lighting, there are times I need the sure thing. As much as I like to...
Early on in my career as a photographer, I found certain things that I most enjoyed about the job.
During my studies for my Graphic Design diploma, Photography 101 was a required course, and that was the start of my passion for photography.
I remember walking into Bathhouse Studios in New York for the first time. I remember walking into Bathhouse Studios in New...
I love color. I seek it out, and fill my frame with as much as possible. It's a continual and consistent theme in my work.
The fact is, most professional photographers use some form of automatic settings for the majority of their work.
Your camera’s Scene modes are for amateurs, right? Not really.
As photographers, we generally fixate on things such as focus and light, making sure our subjects are correctly lit, allowing for details to be crisp and clear.
Ann Elliott Cutting carves out time from her busy schedule as a commercial assignment photographer to make the images that she's inspired to make.
January is a time of reflection.
I was a film photographer long before—and even after—digital photography became mainstream.
Of all the questions I get about the basic how-tos of photography, the one that's asked the most is how to get that creamy, dreamy background.
In portraiture, there's a temptation for some photographers to use several lights, with the goal of creating a dramatic portrait.
I remember my first big telephoto lens. I remember my first big telephoto lens. I was living in a small cabin in Alaska, working as...
If you devour Flickr and YouTube videos on photography, you probably know about the "paint with light" photography technique—it's really more of a lighting technique.
I believe that nothing is ordinary, that everything and everyday life can be seen as art. EDITORʼS NOTE: The image...
If I had a nickel for every time I decided not to go out in bad weather with my camera, I'd be a rich man. If I had a nickel...
When I teach a workshop, I encourage my students to take the sharpest picture possible. When I teach a workshop, I...
One photo can tell a story. The elements within the frame convey feelings through composition, light, texture and color.
Whether you're motivated by the great prizes, exposing your images to a big audience of fellow photo enthusiasts or the possibility of being published, entering a competition can be a rewarding part of being a photographer.
One of the most important things you can do to make better portraits is to find, or create, a background free of distraction.
We use self-portraits to explore a basic question that plagues all of us: Who am I? We use self-portraits to explore a basic...
I like to photograph flowers. In fact, I love to photograph flowers! It turns out that I'm in good photographic company.
Since the advent of affordable DSLRs, concert and live music photography has become a burgeoning industry for a lot of photographers.
Documentary photography holds the power to capture moments of historical significance, to broaden our exposure to people, places and experiences beyond our reach, to shape (or shatter) our perceptions and to offer an authentic view of humanity.
Almost every photographer takes travel images.
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.