Tag: Camera Technique
When it comes to the light, I chase it, like a moth to a flame. It only makes sense that my love of the sun would permeate my photography, as well.
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.
I still remember the day I first used high-speed sync flash.
A logical progression for aspiring photographers or part-time pros is creating images that sell in today’s marketplace.
In photography, white space (also known as negative space or open space) can be used to create a balanced and harmonious image.
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."
Like most photographers who got into the medium before digital, my first photos were black-and-white.
It's no secret that I'm an avid mobile shooter on a near-daily basis.
Japan is one of the most picturesque countries on earth.
Every photographer knows light is what makes or breaks an image.
People as photographic subjects are often far too aware of the lens. Point a camera at them, and they will automatically switch to smiling mode, a problem with which event and portrait photographers are all too familiar.
Color is a critical design element in an image. Some photographers, like Pete Turner and Eric Meola, have based their careers on photographing color. Color is their subject matter, not a supporting element.
Long before it's time to actually fire the camera, landscape photography requires you to make all kinds of considerations.
Wherever they're located, the one thing that almost all monuments have in common is their size.
Switzerland is the perfect country for travel photography.
In many parts of the world, photography becomes much more of a struggle during certain seasons.
Using time-lapse photography, you can produce videos that are able to show the world in a way in which the human eye doesn't ordinarily see.
The lip is a little sticky this morning. I'm only going to do this jump once," crackles over the radio. "Are you ready?"
Your camera's Scene Modes automatically adjust important camera settings for typical subjects and situations.
Defined by a combination of focal range, aperture and composition, the "sweet spot" of an image is the area in a photo that's the most sharp and clear.
Cameras today do such a good job with exposure that we start expecting them to do great with every scene.
When I teach photo workshops, one of the most common questions is, "How can I improve my images?"
One of my goals as an adventure- sports photographer is to convey the tension and adrenaline that goes hand in hand with participating in these sports.
I have long had a fascination with what's known as the "highwheel" bicycle, a novelty from a bygone era.
When we first learn to compose portraits, we discover how well soft light works on faces.
The Fourth of July is the holiday most suited to photographers.
Sports photography is one of those disciplines that can be practiced almost anywhere at almost any time.
What's the best way to improve your flash photography?" This is the most frequently asked question when I teach my flash photography workshops. ...
Good black-and-white photography isn't about removing color from a color photo.
One of the challenges of photography is figuring out how to make a still moment come to life.