Tag: Camera Technique
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.
Chris Borgman is a New York-based photographer with a knack for crafting wild and whimsical images.
Have you ever had one of those days where nothing seems to go right?
The American Dream looks different through the eyes of Jeff and Sabrina Williams.
No matter what type of photography you like, at one point or another, you’ll find yourself shooting a portrait.
If you had asked me a few years ago if I could tell the difference between a photo shot with Auto white balance and one with a specific setting.
Lighting is the most crucial element in photography, and, in fact, it’s at the very core of image-making, be that photographs, paintings or drawings.
There couldn’t be truer words than those found in the Latin proverb, “By learning you will teach, by teaching you will learn.” ...
So you want to dive head-first into the great big world of photographing little bitty things?
Photographers, in essence, are storytellers. Instead of words, we use images to tell our stories. In traditional portraiture, we most often focus on the face of our subject to narrate the shot.
Several months ago, I attended a wedding in northern Michigan. Originally, I planned on spending only a few days, but found the area so interesting, I stayed nearly two weeks.
I always look forward to the holiday season. Everyone has time off from work, the mood is festive and snow is falling through the air. ...