In Melbourne there is an intersection that’s iconic for taking light trails photos. It is the corner of Flinders Street and Swanston Street, in front of Flinders Street Station. It isn’t a hard image to take, you just need a camera and a tripod. To get a really good photo, you want to pick a […]
Quelle: Stacking Light Trails for Night Photography Special Effects
Lines are all around us in photography. Conscious use of line can add depth or dynamism to your composition. Let me show you what I mean. Take a look at the following image: It’s an okay landscape. l like it, but it’s nothing special. Maybe what it lacks is a sense of depth. Now compare […]
Quelle: Composition and the Power of Line
Some practical tips on how to use reflections to improve your night photography.
Quelle: How to Improve Your Night Photos – Add Reflections
Open up any photography magazine or website, and I promise there will be at least one article, and a half dozen ads, discussing image sharpness and how to get it through technique or gear. Don’t get me wrong, sharpness is great. When I’m shooting a classic landscape or portrait, if the image is a hair […]
Quelle: Intentional Blur- How to Create it and Why it’s Awesome
If you’re after easy tips to help understand composition, these tips will help beginners.
Quelle: Easy Tips to Help Beginners Understand Composition
Creating portraits of strangers or people you meet on the street is challenging. Here are some tips to help you have more success.
Quelle: Tips for Creating Portraits of Strangers
Sometimes more and faster is not better. Here are some reasons and tips for how and why slowing down can help you take better photos.
Quelle: How to Pause and Learn to Make Fewer and Better Photos
A great portrait requires a good understanding of lighting and how to control it to capture the most flattering image of your model. But, it’s not just about lighting the model from the front. Besides the basic portrait lighting patterns, you need to consider how the subject looks against the backdrop. Are they blending in? Using […]
Quelle: 3 Ways to Backlight a Model for Studio Portraits
Do you ever get frustrated when reviewing your landscape shots? In the field you thought you’d nailed the scene, but back at your computer you now see that things don’t look so great. I know sometimes my frustration seems endless after a landscape shoot. There are just so many questions about how to shoot and […]
Quelle: How to Solve 5 Composition Conundrums Faced by Landscape Photographers
It seems like virtually all outdoor or landscape photographs suffer from the same illness when they come out of the camera. The symptoms are: An overly bright sky Foreground that is too dark A general lack of color and contrast. Sound familiar? Fortunately, there is a cure for this ailment. Actually, as anyone who has […]
Quelle: A Super Simple Way to Make Landscape Photos POP Using Lightroom