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Shooting in black and white is one of the techniques that photographers first turn to when they want to simplify the shot. The absence of color compels the viewer to pay closer attention on the composition and the story or
The desert is a barren and desolate place, but it has also been a fertile ground for landscape photographers and artists seeking inspiration in nature. Berlin-based graphic designer, web developer and landscape photographer Philipp Apler is yet another photographer who
As the onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic drove the world to do lockdowns and social distancing, it also significantly changed the way we live. Many of the things that were common and everyday quickly became extraordinary. This drastically changed the
Black and white photography is known for drawing our attention to composition and adding drama to a scene or story. This makes it one of the go-to visual styles for those who want to explore or heighten emotive themes and
Unless you have a dedicated studio, collapsible backdrops are the way to go. I’ve had dedicated studios, and even then, collapsible backdrops are usually superior to full-size-need-a-huge-stand-loads-of-space-and-always-have-wrinkles backdrops. With one light and a collapsible backdrop, you could make a comfortable
Now, I’m not a huge fan of Instagram filters and most Lightroom preset packs. The reason I don’t like them is that they try to mask mediocrity with fad color tones. Using a celebrity’s preset won’t make your picture look
“The Harz National Park in Germany faces an unprecedented crisis. After two years of draught, several severe storms and the rapid spread of the bark beetle, its forests are extremely stressed and weakened,” Berlin-based graphic designer and photographer Philipp Apler
Summer photos evoke a lot of memories for all of us — either in vibrant color or gritty black and white, and whether we’re looking at them from our phones or family photo albums. There’s something about the distinct imagery
Hypocam is a free, dedicated black and white photography app for both iOS and Android smartphones. It’s simple and straight forward to use — with minimal fuss — and takes great images you can share quickly and easily on social
How do you go about photographing a surprise proposal photography session? How do you price them so they’re attractive to clients, yet profitable for you? Some of the popular requests we get at our studio are for surprise proposal photography
As humans, we are multi-faceted beings but not without imperfections. We are often insecure about these flaws, especially the physical ones since they are readily visible. This insecurity often manifests in not being comfortable being in front of the lens,
Got a room with a view? Make the most of it: Set up your camera to shoot a time-lapse movie. It’s a great way to capture the unfolding of time when you’re on a vacation or business trip, or to
There’s no question that astrophotography is one of the most interesting genres to get into. Photographing deep sky objects is especially exciting and rewarding, whether you’re a beginner or already years into it. However, to be able to make the
When it comes to landscape and travel photography, do you try to capture what thousands already have? Or do you look for something a little more unique? Perhaps you are asking, how can I make my travel pictures more interesting?
Food photography is commonly mistaken as something that makes our mouths water. While that is definitely one of the uses of the genre, it also pays to be aware of other ways to get creative with it. Food is such
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