How to Create Cheap Rain using Waterguns… and a Lensbaby

Benjamin Von Wong demonstrates how to use water guns to create rain indoors. Using the LensBaby was a very interesting experience for me. Since it was entirely manual, it forced me to slow down and make sure everything was well composed, framed, tilted and focused before I could move on. Though this made the entire Read MoreRead More

How to See Photos like Famous Photographers Every Time You Shoot

The art of great cinematography begins with great photography – here are a few ideas to start working your eye when it comes to still photographs. How to simplify a scene The secret of effective composition is to remember that it’s not only what you frame within your viewfinder that’s important. Just as critical is what you Read MoreRead More

TEDx: Steve Duncan – What I’ve Learned from Exploring Sewers

Steve Duncan  is a New-York-based urban historian and photographer who has explored and photographed sewers and underground infrastructure beneath New York, Paris, London, Rome, Naples, Stockholm, Berlin, Moscow, Montreal, Toronto, Chicago, Los Angeles, Calcutta, and many other cities. He served as the host of a Discovery Channel show on urban history from 2004 to 2005, Read MoreRead More

Direction of Light: Your Key to Better Portrait Photography

Neil van Niekerk: It is all about the direction and the quality of the light. Whether you use natural light, on-camera flash, off-camera flash, multiple light setups or video light — it all comes down to exactly that – the direction and quality of light. Once you recognize this aspect of photography and lighting, then the Read MoreRead More

Using Light to Shape Landscape Photography

Simon Bray shares a few tips on how to get the most out of natural light when working with landscapes. The Golden Hours The golden hours are no secret, any serious landscape photographer will have utilised the warm sunlight at dawn and dusk, but unlike many photographic techniques, it’s not yet become tiresome and over Read MoreRead More

Newer Posts
Older Posts