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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Get inspired by our list of thirty topics you can shoot in December, and try to take at least one picture every day.
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.
Horses are among the most elegant animals, and so they end up in photos often. That makes it hard to find a unique and interesting take on horse photography. Light itself can be a great help here, if you know how to handle it.