Attempting to convey our three-dimensional world in a two-dimensional medium creates both challenges and opportunities for photographers.
As landscape photographers, we’re often entirely dependent upon available light from the sun.
Panoramas are one of the most fun and dramatic ways of capturing the Milky Way over a landscape, created by stitching multiple exposures together in software to capture a much wider field of view than you could capture in a single photo.
In the last installment of this four-part series, I talked about creating consistency through calibrating our devices and introduced you to concepts on how to practice ICC color management. The goal was to provide a foundation for printing with a...
I still remember the first time I tried a 500mm ƒ/4 super-telephoto lens a few years back, and it wasn’t pretty.
Wildlife photography is defined by a single overarching challenge: getting close to critters.
In case you missed it, we kicked off this four-part series on printmaking with modern tools.
Also labeled: Printing & Processing
You can make sharp, properly exposed photos—so what? ...
There’s nothing like coming away from a shoot knowing you’ve captured a potential once-in-a-lifetime shot. There’s nothing like coming away from a shoot...
Normally, when shooting surfing, you’re looking for a clean wave, without any whitewash contaminating the wave face itself.
Can a realistic landscape photograph be creative? ...
Be clear what your subject is and where you want the viewer to look. ...
Also labeled: Photo-Processing Technique
As a Vermont-based photographer, there is no better time of year to be prowling the back roads than late September and early October.
Autumn is the photographer's season, not just a season of great natural beauty, but a season of constant change.
Adobe released the long- anticipated Lightroom 6; or is it Lightroom CC, or is it both? Adobe released the long- anticipated Lightroom 6; or...
I started my professional photography career back in 1979. ...
A picture is worth a 1000 words. A truism if there ever was one. A picture is worth a 1000 words. A truism if there ever was one. While all...
Traditionally, anything wider than 35mm on a full-frame camera is considered a wide-angle lens; anything wider than 24mm is considered an ultra-wide-angle.
Shooting black-and-white photography can be a confusing style to navigate.
If you're an active outdoor photographer, then you know that when you're trekking, skiing or scrambling in the mountains, cycling or traveling out of your pack, extra pounds slow you down.
We've all heard the sales pitch: High-dynamic-range imaging has solved photography's last great problem, creating beautiful, realistic photographs of high-contrast scenes.
I've always been fascinated by the weather. Growing up in New Jersey, my parents introduced me to skiing when I was five years old.
One of the insights of modern psychology is how much our preferences and decisions are driven by unconscious processes.
From smooth and serene to rough and woolly, texture in a photograph can convey feeling and emotion that reflect the photographer's response to the subject and surroundings.
Having taught workshops for many years, I've come to find that the biggest problem students have, both novice and experienced alike, is how to meter and set exposure for ambient light.
As a nature photographer, too often you're at the mercy of existing natural light.
Many current DSLRs have the capability of capturing multiple exposures on a single frame.
Also labeled: Tech Tips
Most of us have heard of the "rules" of composition, but how many of us have ever contemplated the "sins" of composition?
The art of photography is about interpretation. What's right and what's wrong?
We all want the sharpest optics possible, but what do you need, and more importantly, what can you afford?
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