If you’re thinking about getting into portrait photography, then you’ve made a wise choice. Capturing people’s portraits requires some technical skill coupled with an artistic touch.
In this video, Steve Simon takes us to Times Square in New York City, and walks us through best practices when creating street photographs in hectic, urban environments. For more
The one thing most worth photographing is the relationship between people. Everything else is documentary. When you make photographs, always be on the lookout for the photo that will reveal
Creating abstract photo art from nature is a wonderful way to turn a ho-hum overcast photo day into one that gets you some colorful décor imagery. Keep this in your
I recently went to a fan event at Guaranteed Rate Field (still Comiskey Park to me), home of the Chicago White Sox. I thought it would be a great opportunity
Oak Creek is a beautiful place. But even beautiful places can look less than stellar at midday. Infrared (IR) photography to the rescue. I break out the infrared converted camera to turn that high contrast into usable photos.
When it comes to working with food photography, there is a real trend with frozen berries. And why not? They look amazing — there is something special when they achieve
In my last post, I described how we scouted for a location in the Elqui Valley of Chile to photograph the eclipse of July 2, 2019. Once we found Viña
CrossFit is becoming more and more well known. Some of you might wonder, ‘what is this discipline exactly?’ Jump into my world as I share my top 10 photos to
In this video from LinkedIn Learning, instructor Joseph Linaschke walks us through how to best handhold your camera no matter what type of gear you’re carrying. For more LinkedIn Learning
My style really has developed into a more country styled still life shoot, there is something about the history in the items I put together that creates a unique story
In this video, Ben Long walks us through the basics of dynamic range. For more LinkedIn Learning videos about photography, click here. In the last movie, you learned about the
The excitement of sports is something that portrait photographers need to carefully think of how to capture. After all, athletes are oftentimes think differently than traditional models, in that they
Take all the lighting tips, all the posing tips, all the retouching tips, all the business tips and put them away in a file folder in your brain. It’s summertime.
As you might imagine, making the effort to explore a new position or viewpoint (other than your default of camera at eye level) is a very useful skill to have
Don’t you just love a frosty glass of something cool and refreshing on a hot day? Nothing looks quite as cool and refreshing as an ice cold glass with that
One of my favorite things to do in photography is finding patterns. Like most people, I am drawn to patterns, textures and repetition. As fascinating as patterns and textures can
Composition is a key skill for every photographer. Our continuing series of excerpts from “The Enthusiast’s Guide to Composition” published by Rocky Nook discusses balance. See all of the great
If you’re just getting into photography, it can be rather intimidating. What’s ISO? Aperture? Shutter speed? How do I get that really cool blurred background look? Well, Viewbug is here
We’re used to thinking about the subjects in our photos: what they’re doing, and how and where they’re positioned. But all the space surrounding them is pretty important, too. All
In colors … In my part of the world (Australia) everywhere I go in stores, online, in magazines, etc., the IN color for home decorating is blue and cream (or