The folks at NASA are prolific in releasing mind blowing photographs of the solar system on a regular basis and should be a regular stop on your web travels for a bit of inspiration. But this week was something pretty special when our sun decided to release a few solar flares which NASA managed to capture on film. We could look at this stuff all day!
Photography is such a huge industry that there are always great deals happening around the place. The problem is that it’s easy to miss them unless you’re really putting some time into searching them out. Well, this post is a bit of an experiment for Light Stalking – we decided to search out the ones we can find and present the current deals in the world of photography and some offers that are ending.
Getting the perfect portrait can be tough. One factor that you’re going to want to take into account is your subject’s eyes. Catch lights are one way to enhance them beautifully. Here are some amazing tutorials on how to get and control the quality of the catch lights in your portraiture.
Timelapses of the night sky with a gorgeous setting can be epic. Photographer, Gavin Heffernan really delivers with this one. Sit back, put it on full screen and crank up the volume.
Often in photography, people concern themselves with realism and accurate portrayals of scenes and there is obviously a big place for that. But sometimes, it’s nice to be taken into pure fantasy by a photographer with a huge imagination and no inhibitions. John Wilhelm is a photographer with a very playful mind and a great […]
There’s a lot of great aerial photographs and video footage going around lately due to the explosion of GoPros and Quadcopters. But this one really blew us away (hell, we don’t even usually cover video, but this is the exception!). Eric Sterman is a surf photographer from Hawaii and one with some serious talent. This […]
Something about natural window lighting makes just about any subject in a photograph look absolutely amazing. Throw in some skill from a good photographer, and you have a recipe for a great collection. Check out this great collection and see the resources at the base of the article for ideas on how to get similar […]
One of the absolute minefields for new folks entering the photography space is that they don’t have any background to the multitude of “industry issues” that get debated on an almost daily basis. We put this quick list together as a bit of a primer so that they’re not caught off-guard when they accidentally offend […]
One of the issues with photographing people is that cameras tend to pick up every imperfection and blemish on people’s faces – far more than we tend to notice with the naked eye. While a lot of retouchers take things too far in the other direction, it is still a skill that any good photographer […]
Being brought up in a household full of photographers had its own special challenges for children. If you were one of the kids lucky enough to be exposed to photography from a young age, then you will probably know a lot of these. Leave your own experiences in the comments! Your Family Bathroom Doubled as […]