Monthly Archives: January 2017

What the Works of Great Painters Can Teach You About Photography

What the Works of Great Painters Can Teach You About Photography

We all often examine the work of other photographers, professionals, and the best in our field so as to capture and absorb at least a part of their skill, so we can apply it later in our own pictures. Let’s try extending our study of the great works one step farther outwards, to painting. What can painters’ great works offer photographers?

Editor’s Choice: A Countryside in the Cold and Damp

Editor’s Choice: A Countryside in the Cold and Damp

Late autumn and early winter aren’t exactly the best time for photography. But this doesn’t stop photographers who see bad weather as a chance to distinguish themselves from their peers who only shoot under blue skies. How can you turn bad weather into an advantage?

How About Perfect Photos for $99 a Month?

How About Perfect Photos for $99 a Month?

And now time for something completely different. How about a photo service that features a camera you rent that sees the pictures you take whisked off to the cloud, edited and then only your best ones are sent back to smartphone for you to decide to have printed or turned into a photobook.

Editor’s Choice: Against the Light

Editor’s Choice: Against the Light

Many photography handbooks will tell you not to shoot against the light. But when you know what you’re doing, that doesn’t always apply. Today we’ll take a look at one photo that was taken against the light, and yet looks good despite this.

Traditional Photo Companies Unveil Some New Tricks at CES

Traditional Photo Companies Unveil Some New Tricks at CES

Last week we took a look at some of the more unique, if a bit less ballyhooed, imaging fare from the 2017 CES. This time around we’re focusing on the goodies displayed by the more prominent photographic companies that exhibited at the big annual Las Vegas shindig.

Get Organized with Ratings and Labels

Get Organized with Ratings and Labels

Despite all we’ve written here about editing photos, Zoner Photo Studio is for more than just editing. This time we’ll take a look at how to make it easier to sort your photos after downloading them on to your computer.

Amid The CES Gadget Chaos Some Cool Imaging News

Amid The CES Gadget Chaos Some Cool Imaging News

After a week spent dodging drones and robots, trying on countless wearable gizmos and gawking at some pretty amazing TVs, the 2017 CES could leave fella too exhausted to soldier on. But alas, there were some fairly incredible imaging-related gadgets I wanted to see…I just needed to hunt them down.

Using Glass Reflections in Your Pictures

Using Glass Reflections in Your Pictures

Glass is a unique material that presents a major challenge for photographers. That’s because glass adds reflections to a photo, and these are usually unwanted. But there are also situations where reflections can be put to good use.