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Editor’s Choice: No Ordinary Portrait

Editor’s Choice: No Ordinary Portrait

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.

Editor’s Choice: The Grace of Minimalism

Editor’s Choice: The Grace of Minimalism

Less is sometimes more. This phrase is rather trite by now, and yet there’s still something to it. In some pictures, a single strong theme is enough to engage the audience at first sight. We’ll look at precisely such a photo here.

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?

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.

Editor’s Choice: Capturing Emotions

Editor’s Choice: Capturing Emotions

In photography, capturing emotions is key. But it’s not easy to take an emotion-filled photo. A photographer succeeds at this shows not only technical control over the camera, but also their personality.

Editor’s Choice: Celebrating a New Year

Editor’s Choice: Celebrating a New Year

Fireworks are integral to celebrations of the New Year. And they’re also a frequent subject in photography. Today we’ll be looking at one artful fireworks photo and using it to highlight techniques that work well in firework photography.

Editor’s Choice: A Winter Portrait

Editor’s Choice: A Winter Portrait

Winter is not exactly the most favorable time to take pictures. There are several reasons for this. It’s cold out, and it’s hard to handle a camera with cold fingers. Also, there’s not a lot of light, and everything looks depressing. But sometimes things work out even in these conditions.

Editor’s Choice: A Gaze at a Landscape

Editor’s Choice: A Gaze at a Landscape

When you’re photographing somebody, do they always have to look into the lens? Why not try a different view—perhaps the opposite view. We’ll be exploring one way to pull that off, via a simple but well-taken landscape photograph that stands out both in its view of the landscape and in its composition and colors.