In any good review of photographic composition, you are likely to come across the issue of patterns. It is not always easy to compose with patterns in photography, but when you can, the results can be amazing.
Medium format cameras can offer a lot of benefits over traditional and digital SLRs. If you’re thinking of taking the plunge, here’s a backgrounder on them to get you started.
Retouching portraits can be a controversial subject, but it is also very often requested of portrait photographers to edit out minor blemishes and skin imperfections. We’re going to go through one of the methods used by professional retouchers to make subtle changes to portraits without overdoing the corrections and ending up with blurry or obviously […]
One of the problems that you run into when you take up photography is that some of your images, under certain conditions and with certain gear, can look distorted. That’s fine if it’s intentional, but sometimes you will want to avoid this outcome. Here, Jason Row takes us through the exact steps to fix it in post production.
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.
Travel and photography is a match made in heaven. Exploring new areas gives you a massive amount of options for shooting that perfect photograph. In this short essay, Jason Row shows us why it’s his love.
When discussing “must have” gear for the photographer, the remote shutter release is usually down the list. Here’s why you might want to reconsider that.
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.
Discussions of documentary photography often occur within the context of significant historical events; Dorthea Lange’s Depression-era work, Diane Arbus’ offbeat coverage of 1950s and 1960s NYC, Lewis Hine’s impact on American child labor laws. Since the invention of the camera, photographers from every part of the world have played a vital role in the preserving […]
If you aspire to any substantial degree of success as a professional photographer, you’re going to have to make money. In order to make money, you need clients — people have got to know that you’re out there doing what you do. You’ve got to maximize your reach. How do you do that? There are […]