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Many night photographers explore various artistic genres. With Mojave Desert-based Dave Dasinger, you might find him experimenting in sound design, video synthesis or night photography on any given evening. I thought it would be interesting to catch up with him
This is part four of a four-part article with pioneering night photographer Troy Paiva of Lost America. See part one, part two and part three. Troy is the author of four books, with a fifth to be published in early 2021. His
The sound of my alarm jolts me from a restful sleep. Groaning, I turn it off and automatically try to find reasons to stay in bed. Do I really need to go shoot sunrise today? Shouldn’t I just stay under
As with all genres, landscape photography comes with its own challenges that every photographer must be able to work around with. Whether you’re just getting started or have already been shooting landscapes for a while, there’s always something you can
Since photography is essentially working with and capturing light, mastering light is one of the fundamental skills that will let you to achieve outstanding photos. Of course, that includes landscape photography applications. It can be especially challenging since unlike studio
With the pandemic still ongoing, a lot of us are still unable to travel far for landscape photography. But, we can instead take advantage of the extra time to hone our editing skills. This will especially apply to beginners who
In part one of this article, I showed how I capture and pre-process files in Adobe Camera Raw. Then I show the assembly of a two row panoramic capture using Photomerge. Now, it’s time to tweak the resulting files using
Ya know, if my back wasn’t seized in pain from shoveling snow, it would have been a great day to make portraits in the snow ;) A fresh blanket of white has a lot to offer a portraitist like yourself.
The winter solstice brings many things. Celebrations, holidays, the longest night of the year, rebirth, and much more. On December 21, 2020, it also brought the “The Christmas Star,” what people called the great conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn. The
As always, the P|PW Online agenda is jam-packed with excellent programs on the hottest topics. There is something for everyone, no matter what your skill set of experience. So, sign up now to maximize your value! Five days packed with
Living in Sedona, I have been privy to lots of beautiful changing scenery due to changing light conditions. The most interesting images happen on the edges of light when sunrise or sunset occurs. Or, when you find the edges of
In this article, I’ll be discussing the importance of your business name for those looking to start a photography business or thinking about rebranding themselves as a photographer! Common naming conventions When it comes to picking a business name for
Sometimes the simplest things can produce the most results. Sometimes the least expensive things can open up more doors than you ever thought was possible. Sometimes photography feels like magic. White backgrounds are such things. Below, I will be sharing
Using a low aperture for getting the shot in tricky light is often a great way to shoot a scene. I recently photographed a Red Riding Hood inspired portrait session in a redwood forest. Even though it was shot at
Welcome to Mind Your Own Business, the podcast that helps photographers improve their business and their lives! Today we chat with photographer Kristen Jensen as she discusses the process and impact of growing your business brand. Get ready to be
Help! We all need it once in a while. In the Photofocus Community, we have a private group just for that reason. Our Photo Assist Group is a place where you can post your images and get some assistance. Maybe
If you’ve just taken a liking to doing landscape photography, you will definitely benefit from getting the right tools for the job. These don’t just mean the right camera and lens, but also the accessories to pair with your tripod.
Scattered about Racetrack Playa in Death Valley National Park are mysterious sliding or sailing stones, leaving snakelike trails behind them on the cracked dry lake bed, often for longer than 250 meters. How these stones — some weighing hundreds of kilograms — slid was
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