Focus on Composition: Negative Space

Negative space, by definition, is the empty space around the subject or focus of the photograph.  If the edges of the photo frame the contents within, and the subject is the focal point, it’s possible that just about every photo, even macro’s and tight portrait shots can have negative space. Photo by joiseyshowa To really […]

The 5 Worst Habits of New Photographers

Photography is a fun and exciting hobby, and for many of us a job too.  Once only seen as a hobby that took a lot of money and some proper schooling to enjoy, the continuing price drops in gear that consistently gets better each year combined with the wealth of information online has seen a […]

12 Great Online Tutorials on Wildlife Photography

Shooting wildlife can be some of the most exhilarating photographic experiences of your life, it can also be downright frustrating and boring.  Wildlife photography doesn’t need to happen on a safari in Africa, you can do it in local parks and wooded areas, but there is a lot to know about approaching the area, choosing […]

These 22 Images Were Photoshopped – And We Just Don’t Care

Very few of us, as photographers, don’t use Photoshop to do even the most minor of corrections.  Essentially, we’re all Photoshoppers, correcting color, shadow and highlight detail, removing minor skin blemishes and cropping, but these 22 images were all Photoshopped beyond what most wold deem normal corrections.  They aren’t wrong for being ‘shopped, better or […]

How I Improved My Photography in One Evening

It’s been said that to become an expert at something, 10,000 hours of time needs to be invested.  That’s a lot of time, over a good number of years and I feel photography is something that is always evolving and there’s always room to learn and improve.  That leads into how I improved my photography […]