Our earliest encounters with lens flare are predominantly negative. As newcomers to the wonderful art of photography, we are often told that we should avoid lens flare at all costs. We become engrained with the thought that flare is not good. Like many things in photography, lens flare has a dual personality. Yes, there are […]
While you’ve most likely heard of the golden hours – that time right after sunrise or before sunset where the outdoors turn into a golden paradise – the blue hours are also a fantastic time to photograph under dramatic lighting. If you want to be notified of the blue hour course where we dive very […]
Cities are incredible places to photograph. Even the dullest of cities will be chock full of life and locations. If we combine a bustling city with one of the best times to shoot, the blue hour, we arrive at a photographic utopia. If you want to be notified of the blue hour course where we […]
If you’re into portrait and product photography, you certainly need a couple of lighting modifiers in order to make the best out of your photo sessions. Various lighting modifiers are available on the market right now – some are cheap and some are rather expensive. While expensive lighting modifiers are usually well-made and more durable, […]
We have all come across the limitations of our camera sensors, many times. It manifests itself, in particular, with blown highlights – those areas of intense brightness within an image that were too bright for the camera’s sensor to deal with. But it’s not difficult to overcome these limitations. You can use 6 simple ways to extend the dynamic range of your photos.
Clipping the highlights means that your photo has blown-out regions with this area then appearing as pure white in your image. Here are 9 bite-sized tips on how to avoid clipping the highlights in your photos.