I was once exploring photos from other photographers while browsing a photography forum when I came across a rather interesting post. There was a discussion on whether or not subjects have to be interesting before you photograph them. This made me curious allowing me to think of my own thought process when it comes to shooting different subjects. It also made me wonder – why do we shoot what we shoot? Here are some ideas on how to create an interesting image.
Bounced light has always been an important component of lighting, especially in portraiture. It gives a little more illumination to the subject and eliminates or lightens unwanted shadows. There are different techniques you can use and these variations are all based on the direction, material, color, and even angle of the object or surface used to bounce the light. Here are 12 different ways to bounce light.
There are different ways to critique, some more helpful than others. While there is no right or wrong way to give critique, it is important to know that most people would like to receive feedback that they can take back home and add to their learning. The skill of critiquing photos can be learned with 5 simple considerations.
When it comes to localized image editing, Photoshop is probably a photographer’s best choice among different post-processing software. The beauty and power of this platform lies within the gazillions of tools and editing options it offers. Among these powerful tools is the ability to select areas of an image for more precise handling. This is where selection tools are most useful.
Your camera is a dust magnet – whether it’s a DSLR, mirrorless camera, or even a point and shoot. Here’s what you can do when there is dust inside your camera
Aperture Priority mode seems to be the most preferred shooting mode by the photographers. Perhaps it’s because wide depth of field is such a fascinating technique to explore. Read to find out why aperture priority is the most preferred shooting mode by photographers!