If you’re new to Lightroom (or even if you’re reasonably familiar with it), Phil Steele recently put together a Youtube video that is a great way to become a little more familiar with the inner workings of this amazing piece of software (which currently holds the top spot in our roundup of the best photography […]
When you are starting to get into taking photos, there can be nothing more boring that reading and learning the theory behind it. Let’s try to skip that.
When you start to get into landscape photography, you come to realise that Ansel Adams was correct when he said it is the ultimate test and often the ultimate disappointment. Getting a landscape shot that you are 100% happy with is extremely challenging.
Maja Topčagić has produced a portrait photo series that will really make you stop and look. “Freckles” is a series of photos focussing on women with red hair who have freckles! The former image retoucher from Bonsia Herzegovina uses natural natural adornments and plants to accentuate her portaits and has produced a body of work […]
They say that black and white photography captures emotions, adds drama and depth. If you want to add a range of wonderful black and white photography portraits to your portfolio take a look at these tutorials and learn how to create stunning black and white portrait photographs. 7 Tips for Black and White Portrait Photography […]
Post production is a massively important part of every serious photographers workflow and is something you ignore at your peril. While it will not save a bad photograph, some well applied post production can make a good shot shine. We have put together some of our favourite resources so you can get up to scratch. […]
Photography can get to be an expensive hobby pretty quickly. The software, the lenses, the bag you just had to have… not to mention the actual CAMERA. So why not take advantage of the free photography resources available to you? Below are a few places to make your budget happy – websites that offer absolutely […]
So you have been thinking about how to start a photography blog to go along with your shooting and you’re wondering how to get started. Well, you’ve come to the right place! Since the beginning of Light Stalking, we have learned a huge amount about how to start and maintain a popular photography blog. The […]
Among photographers, the idea of working for “exposure” (i.e.. for free) is a hot button topic. It seems that every other week there’s an example of somebody being asked to shoot for free for some multi-million dollar company or other. Take heart though, as it seems this is not just a problem we in the […]
One of the cool things about being able to spend your days looking for cool photography stories online is that sometimes you find something really unexpected. Like the conservators from the New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust who stumbled across a cache of undeveloped negatives a couple of years ago when doing a restoration project on […]