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Technology changes. High ISO’s are no longer the monsters we photographers have made them out to be. Increased processing power and camera improvements are removing my objections to noise. Anti-aliasing low pass filters are being removed as well. As a
Are you eyeballing your exposure? Do your photos tend to be underexposed or overexposed from time to time? Are you 100% sure of your settings? I might just have the solution you need. What is exposure? Let’s get back to
Shutter Priority exposure mode is a fantastic tool for controlling how motion appears in your final image. This exposure mode allows the photographer to set the shutter speed while the camera determines the aperture. Most DSLR and mirrorless cameras offer
When we talk about photographing behaviors and events as they unfold, we think in terms of being “reactive”, or shooting on the fly. In a studio setting, we are “proactive”, we make decisions about pretty much every characteristic of the photo before it is taken. My goal with wildlife photography is to be more “proactive” and make as many choices before the action begins as possible, so I am not fumbling with settings when the good stuff goes down!
Photography isn’t just the act of capturing the action. Rather it’s important that a photographer compose their shots. In photography, composition is a visual language. Changing composition can completely alter the mood and tone of an image. Photos can be
In this guide, we’ll be discussing brand identity tools and how they are used to align your brand and ensure you are not confusing potential customers. Let’s dive in. Brand identity tools When it comes to branding your photography business,
When building a studio setup for portrait work, lights and modifiers should never go missing. However, these tools tend to be too expensive especially when bought all at the same time. If you’re thinking of putting together a simple setup
In this week’s episode, Photofocus publisher Rich Harrington sits down with educator and photographer Nicole S. Young. They tackle advice on composition, talk about essential gear, and strategies for traveling with non-photographers. Photofocus · Unlock Your Creativity: InFocus Interview Show
Toning is a powerful creative tool. It corrects overall brightness and contrast for a better-balanced image. It can be used to get the right tonal harmony for your photo or create a beautiful split-tone effect by changing the color of
In its heyday, the Polaroid was a staple of family travels, getaways near and far and countless road trips. So, it’s not surprising that today’s film photographers still bring Polaroid cameras — vintage or otherwise — to their scenic adventures.
Getting sharp, pinpoint stars for a starry sky or the Milky Way may be the hardest part of night photography. However, I’ll try and make it methodical and easy. I’ll discuss seven methods. 1. Focusing on a distant object during
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