Dealing with distracting backgrounds is something most outdoor photographers have to resolve, sometimes on the spot. This article aims to help you out by ensuring you know when to use a background and when to lose it. Techniques with your camera, an understanding of light and depth of field and you’re there!
Photographers come across self-doubt frequently, even the pros! But we must learn to get past this block and really define who we are as creative artists…
Photographers! Natural light is a whole world of opportunity for changing how you do portraits, just waiting for you. Whether Nature, Urban, Sunrise, Sunset – create a whole new style with the earth’s natural light source!
Do photographers really need social media? One could easily argue that photographers seemed to get by just fine before Twitter existed. It’s true. But things have changed. The question of whether you need social media is one that will elicit different responses, but the bottom line is that, used effectively, social media can be an invaluable asset to photographers.
On those occasions when fellow photography enthusiasts have managed to pull me into their park bench conversations about the craft we share a love for, one of the topics that inevitably comes up is how different things were before the digital age. To the mind of some, digital photography has devalued the images we capture. […]
If you’re someone who enjoys working with a wide angle lens but haven’t been happy with the results you’ve been getting, or if you’re interested in getting started with wide angle photography but feel you’d benefit from a little background information, the following primer will assist you in getting to know and making the most of wider focal lengths.
Street photography is important. Such as brief assertion may ring hollow at first, but with a bit of careful consideration I think you will find that the brevity of the statement belies its true depth.
As much as some photographers might want to, you can’t have a camera in your hands 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. There are other things that have to be done, places to go, errands to run, meetings to attend. But I’m pretty sure that any time you’re not actively engaged in photography […]
When it comes to digital photography software, options abound, perhaps to the point of being confusing. Whether you’re a first time user or in need of an upgrade or looking to make a change, here is an overview of some of the best photography software currently available. Hopefully this will help you make a more […]
“Portrait lighting” is an anxiety-inducing term for some photographers. Of course there are some who aren’t all that interested in photographing human subjects, but there are many more who might avoid serious attempts at portrait photography due to a perception that associated challenges aren’t really worth their time, money, and effort. This mindset usually presumes […]