Depth of field is one of those aspects of photography which is present in every single picture. Whether there is very little depth or almost everything is in focus, during the creation of the photo you have manipulated the depth of field, at some point. That manipulation is often unintentional for the average person since he or […]
There’s one experience in major American cities that you are almost guaranteed to have – a nice, long wait in traffic. Los Angeles’s highways are no different. That’s why Alex Scott’s pictures of LA’s highways at night are so bizarre; there aren’t any cars! One can almost hear the silence. Alex has spent a little over […]
I’ve always been fascinated with cityscapes. There are countless ways to photograph them, but no matter how it’s done, there are some things that they should all have in common: They always need to look cool, they should be done in the perfect light, and they need to accurately represent the location you photograph. Let’s […]
Unlike some free software, Gimp www.gimp.org is a powerful rival for its payware counterpart, Photoshop. Its depth and similarity to the Photoshop interface make it an ideal app for photographers on a budget. In previous articles we have looked making your images sparkle and how to add graduated filters. Today we are going to go […]
While not an exciting post processing action, using the spot removal tool is a necessary step in cleaning your photograph. From dust on the sensor to a distracting imperfection, an image can go from ‘great’ to ‘ok’ as a result of not paying attention to details. We’ll explore when and how to use Lightroom’s spot […]
Have been wrestling with this one all afternoon and not sure I have yet got as good as can be. Took it in the Siem Reap in Cambodia (enjoyed it more than Angkor Wat – what a heretic !!). The floating village must be a photographer’s dream. I took an image of a floating pig […]
I’ve been away for a long time! Taken with a camera I have no longer, a Fuji XF1. F4 1/50 iso 400. It’s a bit abstract, I liked it. Thoughts? I’ll try to be more active now.