In Camera Artistry: Using Any Light Source

Jerry Ghionis will show you how to use conventional and non-conventional light sources resulting in striking images in any location. Known as the “MacGyver” of photography, Jerry has the innate ability to turn ordinary situations into extraordinary images. Jerry will show you how easy it can be. After this seminar, you will never complain about Read MoreRead More

A Behind-the-Scenes Glimpse of Matthew Albanese’s Magical Miniature Worlds

Get ready to pick your jaw off the floor. Matthew Albanese shoots miniature dioramas using a variety of photographic techniques to make them look hyper-realistic. He spends painstaking hours (up to a month) meticulously planning and perfecting his miniature worlds which are destroyed after he gets the photo. Diorama made from wood, moss, yellow glitter, Read MoreRead More

Kimberley French: Life as an Production Stills Photographer

Productions always need still photographs for marketing. That’s where Kimberley French comes in. She’s shot still photos and behind the scenes on such renowned movies as Oscar award-winning film Brokeback Mountain, The Assassination of Jesse James, Shooter, Twilight and Halloween Resurrection, but French even claims the poster images for Brokeback Mountain, Jesse James, and Red Riding Hood. Fstoppers: Tell me a bit about how Read MoreRead More

A Brief History of Photography: Innovations in Chemistry

The history of photography is rich with chemical innovations and insights, producing hundreds of different processes to develop images in unique and often beautiful ways. But these historical images can be difficult to conserve, especially since each type of photograph requires a different preservation technique. While two photos could look very similar, they may differ Read MoreRead More

Taking the Highest Resolution Picture of Machu Picchu Ever

Destin of Smarter Every Day followed Jeff Cremer to Peru to shoot a 16 gigapixel image of Machu Picchu. They used a Canon 7D with 400mm lens stitching together 1920 pictures shot over 1 hour and 44 minutes… but the most important thing on the shoot wasn’t the gear, but the paperwork. See the full image here.Read More

Scott Kelby’s Photoshop for Travel Photographers

Scott Kelby will show you the step-by-step techniques on how to edit your photos in Photoshop to bring impact, feeling, color, and excitement to your travel images. Plus, you’ll learn the easy way to shoot and process panoramas that work every time, some realistic HDR travel techniques, along with some clever ideas for showing your Read MoreRead More

At War: photographer Don McCullin

The award-winning photojournalist Don McCullin looks back over his 50 year career on the front line. Witness to armed conflict and atrocity on battlefields around the world, these devastating experiences changed his motivation. The conflicting emotions still haunt him. An interview to mark the opening of Shaped by War at the Imperial War Museum, the Read MoreRead More

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