Photographs of inanimate subjects don’t end up in Editor’s Choice often, so to make amends, this time our pick is an architectural photo. Many people make mistakes in their photos with buildings in them, and so it’s good to know the basics of making buildings look good.
Many will argue that there have been a boat load of announcements more significant to the imaging world that have come from the recently concluded photokina show than Leica’s intro of an instant camera called Sofort. And they’re probably right.
Lens flare in photos, including artificial lens flare, is fairly popular… though not with everyone. A lens flare can add life to a photo, giving it a story or energy. But it can also ruin a photo. Here we’ll be showing you how to add lens flare to a photo—as well as where you definitely want to avoid it.
“Delete” is one of the most useful buttons, both on your camera and on your computer. And you shouldn’t be afraid to use it if a photo is mediocre—since in the end it will help you get better.
A theater is a great place for taking pictures, since it contains so many props, different things, and potential models that there just might not be any other kind of place with quite as many photographic opportunities as a theater. So today we’ve picked a picture that grasps these opportunities.
It’s a task that many advanced amateur shooters probably rank right up there cleaning out the garage, getting the car washed or spending time with the in-laws. We’re talking about cleaning your DSLR’s sensor and while it may not be top of mind it’s a very necessary evil from time to time.
Color adjustments are right up there alongside tone-curve adjustments as the most common edits you’ll make to your digital photos. No matter whether that’s a global repair to a photo that was tinted by a bad white-balance setting, or complicated creative edits using selections.
Maybe you’ve been there—standing somewhere with a breathtaking nature scene in front of you. You pressed the trigger a few times, but for all the world you couldn’t get a picture that really showed the beauty you had before you. What was the problem?
Street photography—you could also call it documentary or reportage photography—is a very popular genre. It doesn’t take a lot of equipment; you just need a camera, a street, resolve, and a well-trained eye.
We’ve blogged about the various 3D print services that have sprung over the years with varying degrees of enthusiasm and as 3D tech evolves many more intriguing 3D print services are emerging.