This week, Ken Lee told us how to control depth of field. Then, Joy Celine Asto featured a photography project that focuses on photographing migrant farmers.

Lauri Novak debated artificial intelligence, while Levi Sim wrote about capturing details in portraits. Julie Powell discussed the benefits of back button focusing, and finally, Bryan Esler previewed the new macOS Big Sur release, telling us which photography programs work … and which still need to be updated.

Photography 101: Why do I want to control depth of field? - We’re going to discuss depth of field. But I’m going to try and keep it really simple. When I’ve given workshops and busted out charts, most people’s eyes glazed over. So … no charts. Just photos. What is depth of field? Depth of field, sometimes written as DoF, is the amount of distance that is […]
Photography project shares slices of life of migrant farmers - Inspired by his encounters with people in the migrant health field, Eric Bouwens documents the daily life of migrant farmers during the apple harvest season. It’s always fascinating to learn more about the daily life around the world, which is why documentary projects remain a popular pursuit among photographers. For Grand Rapids-based Eric Bouwens, it […]
artificial intelligence clouds How much artificial intelligence in photography is too much? - All of the new artificial intelligence we’re seeing in the photography world has got me thinking about how it affects what we do. How we think about our creating images might change, no? How about our processes and the actual creative part of those processes? What options are out there? I recently received a copy […]
Portrait Tips: Details aren’t only for weddings and newborns - It often seems that wedding photographs are more full of detail pictures than they are portraits of family and friends. And for good reason: Successful wedding photographers know that the detail pictures balance the portraits and fit beautifully in an album, which is a terrific service and a great way to make a profit. The […]
Is it time to make BBF your new BFF? - Photography is full of technical terms and buzz words, but one that really is a great one to consider is back button focus (or BBF). So what is it and why should you consider using it? What is back button focusing? To be honest it is a game-changer! Most modern cameras come with a half-press […]
macOS Big Sur is almost here; is it safe to upgrade? - With macOS Big Sur set to be released later today, we wanted to take a look at some of the most popular photo editing applications and make sure they were compatible. With a totally refreshed design, macOS Big Sur has a lot going for it. But if your favorite photo editing software can’t run on […]