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The Edge of Light

November 25, 2014 | By Ian Plant
(© Ian Plant) My favorite style of shooting is against the light (known as “contre-jour”). Contre-jour lighting occurs when you...
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Behind The Shot: “The End” by Ryan Dyar – Hilo, Island of Hawaiʻi, Hawaii

November 24, 2014 | By Dave Willis
When good friend Miles Morgan and I embarked on our trip to Hawaii to photograph the lava flows, I spent...
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Behind The Shot: David Stoecklein – Ketchum, Idaho

November 17, 2014 | By Dave Willis
There is an old cowboy saying that goes, “Talk less and say more.” Famed “Wild West” photographer David Stoecklein, who...
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Knowing What to Look For

November 14, 2014 | By Michael Frye
It had been a dream of mine to photograph the autumn aspen display in Colorado, and it more than lived up to my expectations. Colorado veterans said it was the best fall there in many years, and it certainly looked good to us. The sheer number of aspens covering the hillsides was astonishing. The problem was that I didn’t know the area. At all. I’m usually writing about photographing Yosemite, or maybe the aspens on the eastern side of the Sierra, places that I know intimately. That knowledge is a big advantage, giving me a greater chance of being in the right place at the right time to take advantage of the light, weather, and conditions.
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DJI Introduces New Phantom Inspire One

November 14, 2014 | By Christopher Robinson
New Inspire One builds on DJI's reputation for offering robust drones with solid video and still photography capabilities. Like the highly-regarded Phantom line, the Inspire One comes as a completely ready to fly package.
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FREE CreativeLive Workshop!

November 14, 2014 | By Jay Goodrich
IF YOU ARE IN SEATTLE – JOIN US IN THE STUDIO I’m delighted to be heading back to Seattle to...
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Behind The Shot: “Ice Cave Series” by Garret Suhrie – Cascade Mountains, Washington

November 13, 2014 | By Dave Willis
This was definitely one of the most difficult shots I’ve ever captured for a number of reasons, mostly attributed to...
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Chris Burkard Creates “Living Pictures” of Iceland Using LYTRO ILLUM

November 13, 2014 | By J. Ana Flores
Since Lytro entered the photographic scene in 2012, there’s been discussion among photographers about the Lytro technology, its application in...
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Canon Announces EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM lens

November 13, 2014 | By Ashley Myers-Turner
After months of floating through the rumor mill, the Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM has finally been confirmed....
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Clouds Assignment Winner Bud Walley

November 11, 2014 | By Ashley Myers-Turner
Congrats to Bud Walley for winning the Clouds Assignment! “This image was taken on July 14th 2012 in the Mojave...
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What Makes A Great B&W Image?

November 10, 2014 | By Christopher Robinson
It's easy to be seduced by the surreal look of a black and white photograph. Image processing software makes it, literally, one-click simple to convert a photo from color to b&w
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Accidents and Plans

November 7, 2014 | By Kevin Schafer
There are planned pictures,and there are accidental pictures. And then there are those for which both are required. It is...

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Blurb’s New Dream Team Collaborators Assist with Self-Publishing Efforts

November 7, 2014 | By Ashley Myers-Turner
Traditionally, Blurb has been known as a go-to book self-publisher for photographers, artists and authors. As of today, the company...
Solutions: The Monitor Debate
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Solutions: The Monitor Debate

November 4, 2014 | Jon Sienkiewicz
LED vs. LCD, connectivity and more—which screen is right for you?
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Behind The Shot: “Mystic Flower” by Christian Kneidinger – Linz, Austria

November 3, 2014 | By Dave Willis
I visited the local botanical garden in Linz, Austria, last February. At this time there was an orchid exhibition. My...