Glass—a photographer’s worst enemy. It’s usually best to just avoid it. But what if you want to immortalize your favorite fish in an aquarium? Or photograph your brother with a tiger behind glass at the zoo? There are loads of situations like this.
The emergence of the imaging app has helped lift mobile photography to new heights and offered the smartphone shooter a plethora of new tricks and twists for their photo-taking pleasure.
DSLRs boast a low depth of field that lets you take sharp portraits with blurred backgrounds. This elegant effect helps you to eliminate unwanted, distracting background details in a picture. You can also simulate this effect on a computer.
Having at least some part be sharp in every photo is a goal for most photographers. But it doesn’t always work out. After all, there’s a number of things that can prevent sharp photos.
For well over 100 years now photographers have been using their cameras as instruments for change, as a way to see inside our souls, as way to take us all over the world…and beyond.
Have you ever racked your brains because the RAW developer in Zoner Photo Studio produced results that slightly differed from the camera’s JPEGs—for example brighter or differently colored? The problem’s not with you, nor is it with ZPS. It’s a side effect of camera manufacturers’ trade secrets.
You’ve probably run into the title question in practice. The answer is: there’s not just one best length. Unlike in portrait photography, nearly every lens works for landscapes. It’s just that each one lets you present the landscape a bit differently. So let’s explore the differences among them via an example landscape.
Preparing for a shoot is very important. In general the better your preparation, the easier the shoot. Today we’ll take a look at a photograph that would have been completely ordinary without preparation, but thanks to how the shot was handled it’s gained a new dimension.
Funny how the smartphone category has evolved from being a product that was initially sold as a cell phone that also took pictures to clearly now being a camera that also makes phone calls.