Looking at how to photograph in the snow

Snow can create some beautiful winter scenes, but it can also be difficult to photograph. In this video from LinkedIn Learning, photographer Justin Reznick shows us best practices for photographing

Making your own snow scene

Recently I worked with a team of fellow creatives on an “Ice Queen” character concept and photoshoot. Since snow is in pretty short supply in sunny Florida, to create the snow covered photo set we envisioned required much brainstorming, research and experimentation. While we could have resorted to a more Photoshop based approach, creating snow effects on the computer, we wanted to get as much of the winter effect in camera in one shot as possible.

Weekly Wrap-Up: Dec. 30, 2018-Jan. 5, 2019

The Weekly Wrap-up compiles interesting articles published this week on Photofocus. With our first entry into the new year, we taught you how to create a winter wonderland, how to

How to create realistic snow in Photoshop

The problem with snow added in post-production is that it looks fake more often than not. That’s a shame because creating realistic snow is much easier than people would think. Listen

Photographer of the Day: Joe

Category: Snow Photographer: Joe Photo: “Soldiers in the Fog” There’s something very powerful about this photograph. The snowy mountains and trees, encompassed by a dense fog, just make for a

Photographing architecture in winter

As a commercial architectural photographer, most of my clients want images shot in great weather conditions: Blue skies, maybe a few clouds, green grass, leaves on the trees, etc. Living

Pick up your camera and go

Let’s face it — some days we don’t really feel like going out to take photos. Weather, kids, work, chores, projects…the list goes on. The list of excuses, because really

Photographer of the Day: Joan Manel Zamora

Category: Sports Photographer: Joan Manel Zamora “Mushing – Winter” Winter might be over, but the sport of dog sledding has always intrigued me. Here, the photographer showcases an individual dog,

Ian Lewry Photographer of the Day

Photographer of the Day: Ian Lewry

Category: Travel Photographer:  Ian Lewry – “Lake Bled in the Snow“ This shot made me want to be there shooting alongside Ian. Call me crazy but I love snow and appreciate when

Untitled by Mundl

Photographer of the Day: Mundl

Category: Nature Photographer: mundl Title: Untitled Contrast is a great tool for creating drama. In this image, soft, billowing clouds compete with a hard, stark mountain’s edge. Light and dark

Goldfinches feeding before the snowstorm by Ric Rus

Photographer of the Day: Ric Rus

Category: Nature Photographer: Ric Rus Title: Goldfinches feeding before the snowstorm Overall execution is spot on, but that is not why I chose this image. In a word, dynamic. If