Thanks to our partner, Rocky Nook, for this chapter on making photos jump off the screen using conrtrast from “The Enthusiast’s Guide to Composition”. This title and many and more
Let’s go on a treasure hunt Here is a new take on an old theme, a Treasure Hunt. I used to love these as a kid. So did my kids.
High dynamic range (HDR) processing opens a whole world of photographic possibilities. There are several outstanding HDR creation tools available today including Lightroom and Photoshop from Adobe. The question to
Nearly two years ago, North America was treated to a celestial spectacle which was witnessed by millions as a total solar eclipse traversed the U.S. from Oregon to South Carolina.
Thanks to our partner, Rocky Nook, for this chapter on leading lines from “The Enthusiast’s Guide to Composition”. This title and many and more books for photographers are right here.
Have you ever considered water balloons as a type of child-friendly extreme sport? When you bring some photographic elements into it, it can be. This one is perhaps not for
Photoshop World is underway in Orlando. We invite our readers attending this event to stop by the Skylum tables in the Partner Pavilion and say “Hi” to Levi, Vanelli, Dave
Here are a few tips for creating better styling for still life and food images. Cutlery Aways have cutlery pointing away from the camera, especially knives. It can be seen
Once again I will warn you that setting up for creating water droplet photos can be addicting. The variability of water drops and possible color combinations using different gels to
With visions of Joe McNally’s firetruck portraits in mind, I set out on a ride-along with the Salt Lake City Fire Department. Now, I didn’t get to rig lights outside
When it comes to flowers what is best to use in still life or macro photography — fresh, dried or artificial? I think there is room for all three, and
For many people, the opportunity to observe and photograph the beauty and behavior of animals like wolves, raptors, and big cats in the wild is limited by many factors, including
Caution! If you take up creating images of water droplets you might become addicted. Last time I set up a droplet session I spent three days making images. With that
Train tracks. We’ve all heard arguments for, and against, photographing on or near them. When I first started in photography, I thought photographing near train tracks was really cool. It
In my last post, I related the lessons I learned photographing the surface behaviors of humpback whales on a recent trip to Silver Bank, a marine mammal sanctuary near the
Looking for some fun photographic ideas for kids this summer? Try melting some Skittles. This is a little more involved than it looks on the surface, but loads of fun
Thanks to our partner, Rocky Nook, for this chapter on composition. The Enthusiast’s Guides and more books for photographers are right here. Few things are as tantalizing to the human
Something to consider when styling and composing for a still life photoshoot is whether or not to use height — and I am not referring to standing on a ladder.
Some of my favorite photoshoots over the past year have been office spaces. It’s pretty incredible what some of these new offices look, nothing like what I experienced when I
Thanks to our partner Rocky Nook for this chapter on composition. The rule of thirds is easily the most well-known concept pertaining to composition. In fact, even if you’ve never
(Editor’s Note: We’d like to welcome this guest post from Matt Fey of PrintingCenterUSA. Matt writes for PrintingCenterUSA’s blog and social channels. In his free time, he enjoys taking photos