Not long ago, someone from Pixelist reached out to see if I would try out and review one of their products, a hand-painted oil painting created from one of my photos. I don’t do a lot of reviews, but when I went to their website I have to say I was intrigued! What a unique way […]
Join Photofocus’ Melissa Niu and commercial photographer Joe McNally as they explore the story behind one of Joe’s most memorable photos of a telescope shot for National Geographic.
In this profile, learn about digital artist Maggie Taylor. She shares her process about creating digital collages. She began her career as a traditional artist who did everything in camera, but then embraced Photoshop for its felxibility. Thanks to lynda.com for this documentary. Breaking free of traditional notions of photography, Maggie Taylor creates haunting, layered […]
The trouble with photographing eyeglasses is that they’re made of glass, which is generally pretty reflective and reflections of my flashes may obscure the eyes behind the glass, and if we can’t see a person’s eyes we might as well not make a picture. I was pretty intimidated by this when I was a new […]
In this two-part series we’ll explore photographs taken from space. First, I had a chance to sit down with Astronaut Reid Wiseman. In this interview we learn how Photography is used on the International Space Station and a little about how Reid personally uses photography. The second article will explore the editing and science workflow […]
Landscape photography is a huge passion for many photographers. My enjoyment of photographing landscape stems from the desire to be in a beautiful location, and also to come home with an image that I would gladly hang on my wall. There is definitely an art to photographing landscapes, so here are some tips I put together for both […]