Vacation cell phone photos can look great if you remember to apply basic photography concepts.
It goes without saying that one of the chief goals as a photographer is to clearly convey what the subject is within your photo. Effectively doing so makes it easy for the viewer to focus exactly where you intended them to. However, it is not always that easy to do so when you’re in the […]
My son Alec’s passion for lacrosse is contagious. You can’t help getting excited when he talks about key players, the game, and what to look for when watching. His enthusiasm had me embark on a two year project of capturing the sport known as “The fastest game on two feet.” First a little history. Alec’s […]
Vertical Video. Unless you’re hanging a television set in portrait aspect ratio (think digital signage) there’s likely no reason to shoot this way. Video is a panoramic medium (embrace it). Apparently it bothers other people too. Perhaps we can all share this movie with a few other folks who could benefit from watching. Just […]
Lately, I’ve been pushing the boundaries of time-lapse and exploring hyper-lapse (essentially a time-lapse where the camera is also moving). Last week on vacation I tried an experiment (shooting from a plane window). For this experiment I kept it simple (after all my six year old daughter was sharing the row with me and you […]
© Evgenia Tiplyashina Last week, we ran a poll on smartphone usage by photographers. If you haven’t voted, we’d love to hear your opinion (click here). We’re trying to better understand how photographers view smartphones. The Results So Far The results so far are quite interesting (people were allowed to vote on multiple choices, but […]
One of the coolest features about the iPhone 5s is its ability to shoot video at 120 frames per second. Normally, you’ll ned about 24 frames per second to make a smooth picture, so this is almost 5 times higher. Those extra frames can translate into slow motion footage. In this tutorial from lynda.com, see […]