As much as we love natural light, there are times when you have to rely on artificial light to create striking portrait images. Artificial lighting allows you to rework the look in your portraits in multiple ways. From a dramatic look that emphasizes strength and character to a softer look that highlights innocence and compassion, you can have full control over the final result.
Artists around the world have long been inspired by the works of Old Masters like Rembrandt, Raphael and Vermeer. Emulating their style has never been easy, especially in photography. When Australian photographer, Bill Gekas, wanted to recreate the style through his photographs, he chose to feature his five-year-old daughter as the subject. The results are amazing.
We all love capturing sunsets. Not surprisingly, photographs of sunsets (including sunrise, for that matter) constitute a big portion of the photographs made around the world every day. Sunsets have a characteristic dynamism, but they are immensely pleasant at the same time, evoking feelings of peace and tranquility. Here are some tips to help you […]
China is home to some of the most breathtaking scenes in the world. From the awe-inspiring Great Wall to the cute panda, some marvels are unique to China. China’s history dates back many thousands of years and the country has evolved into a union of diverse cultures. One of the most iconic photographs of all […]
Astrophotography is a specialized field of photography that involves capturing images of celestial objects and the night sky. The range of photographs you can create is really diverse. From photographing star trails using a simple setup to capturing images of the deep sky using a sophisticated setup involving telescopes and what not, there is so […]
If there is one setting inside your camera that allows for photographing a wide range of amazing effects in your images, it has to be the shutter speed. From freezing action using a fast shutter speed to capturing motion using a slow shutter speed, it provides numerous possibilities for you to explore. Agreed that aperture […]