If you’re someone who enjoys working with a wide angle lens but haven’t been happy with the results you’ve been getting, or if you’re interested in getting started with wide angle photography but feel you’d benefit from a little background information, the following primer will assist you in getting to know and making the most of wider focal lengths.
When you start to get into landscape photography, you come to realise that Ansel Adams was correct when he said it is the ultimate test and often the ultimate disappointment. Getting a landscape shot that you are 100% happy with is extremely challenging. A large part of that is getting landscape photography composition right. Here are some composition tips that will help skyrocket your landscape photography.
Iconic or clichéd, sunsets are amongst the most photographed subjects not only for us photographers but also the average person in the street. The reason? They are beautiful, mother nature at her very best, starting and ending the day in style. Here is what everybody needs to know about photographing sunsets and sunrises.
The more you photograph, the more issues will potentially arise. It's kind of like a spiral. But, being aware of the issues and being capable of avoiding them, will be how you'll achieve better photographs and really enjoy photography. Here are some common photography issues and how to avoid them.
Put photographers in front of a gorgeous landscape and we’re happy campers. We’ll drink in the beauty of the grand vista and make an artful composition. And we’re so taken with the beauty of that great, big, majestic scene that we just might miss the other photographic possibilities at our feet, or off to the right. Here are some tips for photographing intimate landscapes.
As a part of the exposure triangle, Aperture is one of the three elements that affect exposure. Shutter Speed and ISO are the other two elements and any of these three can make or break a photo. Find out why understanding aperture is important for any photographer.
Even if you've been photographing portraits for years, you’ll never stop learning new things, new techniques, and just try to improve generally. Of course, it's something you should aspire to as much as possible. Here are some tips that will improve your portraiture.
Statues and sculpture range broadly from historical figures, modern abstracts in a variety of materials to mass produced replicas of the real thing. Photographing sculptures and statues is an artist's view of an another artist's work. Here are a few tips to photograph statues and sculptures.
"Light is malleable." Have you ever thought about that- that you could work light like a ball of clay?
It’s true. Light has some distinct characteristics that should be of interest to any photographer, and one undeniable truth that every photographer should know and understand. Read to find more about this...
Underwater photography is one of the most stunning and challenging types of photography one can do. Along with vision, this genre requires a high degree of skill, specialized equipment, and willing subjects. Here are some tips on how to get started shooting models underwater, without taking a bath!
Whether you’re doing photography in a professional way or as a passion, it’s an expensive discipline. And we are not just talking about cameras and lenses, but about almost any other accessory that's necessary for our photos to turn out the way we want them to be. Find out how not to get burned while buying a used lens.
In a photographer's line of work, there are quite a few things that can go wrong. Not to be negative about the situation, but as with any other business, you should be prepared to deal with certain “sketchy” situations and set yourself some boundaries which you'll never cross. Find out how to set boundaries as a pro photographer.