You know it when you see it. The perfect picture of a friend or family member. You catch them just as you feel about them. I know. I have accidentally gotten the same shot and now I do it on purpose.People pictures are not easy, especially when the person knows you are shooting them. They stiffen, they pose, they are not natural. My secret: don't let them know you are shooting them.I use a long lens, shoot in natural light, and shoot when they are otherwise directed. Kids are the easiest because... continue reading
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Like a politician, on this topic, I tend to flip flop. My thoughts on user or entrance fees can go back and forth quickly, sometimes in the same sentence. Other photographers, amateur or professional, probably have strong opinions, as well. After all, photographing nature and landscapes involves a lot of time spent in parkland.But, what is the value of user fees, both for the land or attraction owner and the user? My opinion has swayed recently actually in favour of user and entrance fees to points... continue reading
Almost any location is good for a visionary photographer. Some camera settings make the vision pop and the result is dynamic. What is it that makes that happen? Light and color.Have you ever noticed that natural objects like metal, wood and rock have much more color when you post-process them for vibrancy? Digital photography has the extraordinary ability to "see" color deeper and richer than we do with our natural eye. The colors are there and exposing the image just right will bring those... continue reading
As photographers, we all know that the sunrise action happens during a short period of time when the sun comes up. During the daylight hours, we scout what we think will be great locations. The next step being the early rise out of bed in the morning. Seems pretty simple, right?Well, if these locations are in a natural setting, there's a number of common sense items you should consider beyond camera settings and all the money you'll make off your images...Pack a flashlight! You scouted the... continue reading
Whether you’re just trying on your own to capture the perfect food photography, after you spent the whole morning coooking it or you’re just that photographer searching for another great project in your portfolio, you have to agree that cooking beautiful food is one thing, but taking beautiful photos is a whole another. Before you start, think of the message you want to send with the set up and the food choice – is there a cultural side or is it an emotional, artistic piece? So we summed up... continue reading
This photo was like somehow convey the natural components and environmental friendliness, the importance of what surrounds us in everyday everyday life. In addition, this should be considered with the mind, ie books that are also made from natural, renewable natural resources. But, about how much nature is important and what should be treated with care, do not forget. continue reading
Portraits, as we all know, come in a variety of forms, there are posed, formal, individual, environmental, etc.I need not dwell on the endless types here or their characteristics.Each one certainly has its merits and benefits depending on the goal of the photographer. Each also has its limitations.To me, there is something quite unique about candid portraits.Images of people going about their everyday lives tell us who people really are, their emotional state, their interest and passions,... continue reading
Do you believe this image has a story behind it when you lay eyes on it? To vote please Click HereI have submitted this image for DT Assignment (Wow!).This little kid was enjoying light rain in the yard and suddenly heavy rain started. Boy then rushed and carried his little brother to bring him into the room. This photo was taken during rainy season in North Punjab Pakistan. continue reading
Real events are more natural and amazing. If the shot has a hidden story or a strong message then it can be called awesome.This little kid was enjoying light rain in the yard and suddenly heavy rain started. Boy then rushed and carried his little brother to bring him into the room. This photo was taken during rainy season in North Punjab Pakistan. continue reading
There is a multitude of needs for people images so there is no single right answer when it comes to submitting images with people. Simple things like the model looking at the camera or away can grab a sale or prevent one. Therefore, the best way to handle this topic is to discuss some of the main points involved.First of all, buyers generally look for images that communicate a specific concept. The focus may be business, healthcare, science, education, parenting, what have you, but contributors... continue reading
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