The feeling of atmosphere in a photo can be a difficult thing to create. If you are lucky enough to be out on a misty or foggy morning then a lot of the work is done for you. Fog in a photo is a natural way to create an eerie or spooky feeling to your […]
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Gothic architecture was built to be imposing – a job it largely succeeds at. When you combine the natural imposing nature of Gothic architecture with various photographic techniques that take advantage of colour, perspective and context the resulting images can be quite haunting. In no particular order, here are some of our favourite Gothic architecture […]
You may have guessed that long exposure photography is a bit of a favourite among us here at Light Stalking. With our posts on lightning photography, silhouette photography, star trails, sunset photos, low key portraits and low light photography, well… you’d be right! We love it and we also think that mastering the techniques associated […]
Everyone loves a good sunset photograph. The problem is that a lot of sunset photos are a little clichéd and one photo just kind of blends into another. Here are some ideas for getting a great sunset shot that stands out from the crowd. 1) Wait Until After Sunset – While many photographers start clicking […]
Ansel Adams is without a doubt one of the greatest photographers who ever lived. And while he is famous primarily for his haunting landscapes of Yosemite, few people know that he was also a deft hand at counter-propaganda. In the highly politicised environment of World War 2, Adams took a stand for what he believed […]
Getting silhouette photos right is a lot harder than it would seem. The contrast obviously needs to be pronounced but it is also pretty easy to take poor silhouette photos. These folks have just about nailed it. Thanks to DPZ digital photography blog for the idea for this collection. As always, see our useful list […]