Black-and-white photography shouldn’t be used only for aesthetic reasons, but for utilitarian purposes. By keeping ourselves from the distractions that color creates in our mind we can obtain – as photographers and spectators – images with clearer and more efficient messages. The early options for transforming light into images were all monochromatic. Black and white […]
Commenting on the Hungarian-French photographer known as Brassai (Gyula Halasz), Henry Miller proclaimed that he was a man “equipped with no ordinary eyes.” According to Miller, Brassai’s “sharpness of vision and depth of insight are revealed in” his “photographic exploration” of Paris’ “people, places and things.” That’s high praise indeed, but Henry Miller’s assessment of […]
The photography world has been in overdrive this past weekend with tutorials, gear reveals and some amazing images so grab a cup of coffee and spend the next 10 minutes getting up to speed! How to do macro photography on a budget and with a kit lens If you’d like to explore macro photography and […]
At Lightstalking, you can get the low-down on everything you need to know about Tilt-Shift lenses: How they work, why they do and real examples for you. Take your creativity to new heights and explore what the lenses can do and have fun with creating cool photography!
Raw files (the correct files format differs from manufacturer to manufacturer) are simply a “digital negative” of your image (but aren’t negative at all, only referred to that way in reference to the film era). In Practical terms, a raw file is all the bits of information the sensor captures, packed in one file without […]
I thought it would be time to see how well my crystal ball was working a whole year ago. If you have not read my 2015 predictions, you can do so here: https://www.lightstalking.com/photography-predictions-for-2015-and-a-quick-look-back-at-2014/ So how did I do? Lets take a little look at what I said. Cameras: My primary prediction was that Canon would […]