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I believe that nothing is ordinary, that everything and everyday life can be seen as art. EDITORʼS NOTE: The image...
We can take many different types of portraits: soft, dramatic, pleasing, fun, low-key, high-key and so on.
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.
No matter what you're shooting or how you're shooting it, there are a few areas in which almost every image can be improved.
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.
In this column, I'll share with you a simple technique for removing reality using Photoshop.
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.
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.
I've been having a blast writing this column for Digital Photo for many years, offering mostly technical tips on digital photography and digital image processing. In the future, I'll continue to talk tech, but for now I'd like to offer some...
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.
Photoshop CS is the undisputed leader in digital imaging, but for many photographers, it contains a lot of tools that are rarely used, if at all.
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."
Corel Painter may not be as well known as Photoshop among photographers, but it offers some very exciting ways of working with photographs and producing artistic interpretations that just aren't possible with any other program.
We all enjoy experiencing beautiful sunrises and sunsets.
Black-and-white photography is easier than ever. Rather than relying on specialized film, papers and chemistry, photographers are now free to take pictures and then decide to make them black-and-white.
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.