Are you into macro photography? Are you into eBooks? Good, because I think you’re going to love Introduction to Close-Up & Macro Photography by Ed Verosky. The eBook seeks to alleviate much of the anxiety surrounding macro photography by addressing the most pressing points of inquiry and providing the reader with a roadmap to producing wonderful macro images.
Mobile apps for photographers have come a long way since the the release of the original iPhone and iPad. Perhaps a real marker for this progress has been the release of Lightroom Mobile from Adobe. Whist there are a plethora of both image management and image process apps available for smartphones and tablets, Lightroom Mobile combines both with a seamless connection to you main Lightroom catalogue. The Mobile app itself is free to use but for the moment only available to users of Apple’s iPhone and iPad. We are going to take a look at the iPad version.
When Adobe first announced that their seminal editing program Photoshop was moving to a subscription basis, there was, quite rightly some deep concern from photographers, including myself. Indeed the initial pricing of just the Photoshop package was aimed at professional photographers and could be considered a luxury for anyone for whom photography was a hobby. Recently, Adobe has created a specialist photographer’s package includes Photoshop as well as Lightroom. The main selling point of this new package is it’s price, $9.99/£8.79 per month, putting within the reach of most enthusiasts as well as professionals. Let’s take a look at why this is such a great deal.
I’ve been using a ThinkTank Shape Shifter backpack for a little while and, overall, was quite pleased with its performance, which is why I was especially pleased when ThinkTank was nice enough to send over an Airport Roller Derby for me to try out and put to test. As an avid traveler, I was curious to see how well the bag would hold up and keep my gear safe while I put it to the test–which, admittedly, is no easy task. Read on to see how it fared.
Photography is many things — a profession for some, a hobby for others, a fascinating mingling of art and science; but, perhaps more than anything, photography is a learning experience. And like anything in life, there is always room for growth and improvement, always room for new ideas. Even the most experienced photographers recognize the […]
The title of Ed Verosky’s latest ebook, Basic Lighting for Portrait Photography, says it all. Each digitally rendered page contains valuable, practical, easily digestible instructions, hints, and tips on how to shine a flattering light on your portrait subjects. To call the book “basic” isn’t a bad thing. Amidst a sea of photography how-to literature, […]
Shooting Stars – How to Photograph the Moon and Stars With Your DSLR by Phil Hart is a complete guide to taking amazing photos of the night sky. If you own and understand the basic controls of a DSLR and a tripod, then with this book you can get started on capturing compelling images and/or […]
I recently took delivery of my first Fujifilm camera, the X100s. There have been some supply issues with UK stockists, I initially ordered this camera in early February so I was very excited to finally get my hands on it. The primary focus of this post is to see how easy it is to use […]
This is a guest post by Phil Hill, a travel photographer from the UK based in Australia. You can see more of Phil’s great work at his travel photography blog or follow him on Facebookor Twitter. Teaching yourself stuff is great and gives an overwhelming sense of achievement that you, and no one else, made […]
Recently, we were lucky enough to receive a review copy of Kevin Kubota’s Lighting Notebook from the good folks who work with Kevin. It’s a new addition to Kevin’s already impressive work in education material and we have been going through it quite thoroughly. For those of you who like the detail of a “how […]