dpreview articles: Photo Techniques
Published on Jan 8, 2012 | Photo Techniques|
Capturing successful images of food doesn't need to be complicated, and it doesn't require any specialist equipment either. Matt Golowczynski shares a few words of wisdom for those venturing into this largely unchartered photographic genre.
Published on Dec 23, 2011 | Photo Techniques|
In this article, documentary and commercial photographer Giora Dan shares his tips for shooting human subjects in a documentary style. He covers three basic techniques - unplanned, spontaneous shooting, planned shots, and 'confrontational' photography.
Published on Nov 28, 2011 | Photo Techniques|
Nature photographer Erez Marom explains the importance of the magnification ratio in macro photography.
Published on Nov 23, 2011 | Photo Techniques|
Making the most of an African safari tour begins with ensuring you've got the right gear to capture the images you envision. Photographer and tour operator Dallas Dahms shows you how to successfully gear up for your once-in-a-lifetime trip.
Published on Nov 18, 2011 | Photo Techniques|
Aviation photography offers a great way to expand your portfolio of images with some dynamic shots. In this article, Rob Neil, photographer and editor of Pacific Wings magazine explains the basics for capturing great images of both moving and static aircraft.
Published on Oct 19, 2011 | Photo Techniques|
Erez Marom elborates about point of view in a macro shot, as well as the importance of finding and shooting special scenes.
Published on Oct 12, 2011 | Photo Techniques|
Ben Hattenbach is a wilderness photographer who explores the remote corners of the planet. In this articles he shows us some of favorite images of the Northern Lights and explains how to find an aurora and how to equip yourself to capture it. He also gives advice on camera settings and composition.
Published on Oct 9, 2011 | Photo Techniques|
Join photographer Thomas Park on a fashion editorial shoot where a blue sedan in a grungy alleyway becomes the set for a clean and simple summer look.
Published on Oct 2, 2011 | Photo Techniques|
In this first part of his series on canine photography Andy Sheng tells us how to create photographs that capture the natural beauty and personality of a dog. All you need is familiarity with your dog’s behavior, and lots patience.
Published on Sep 22, 2011 | Photo Techniques|
Beautiful seascapes shot in stunning locations can really enhance your image collection. Read the tips in this article to increase your chances of success and get your images of the coastline to the next level.
Published on Sep 18, 2011 | Photo Techniques|
Whether it’s on a recreational level or part of the pro race scene, access to mountain bike photography is usually very straightforward. A DSLR with a standard zoom lens is all the kit you need and if you read the technique tips in this article you are ready to get started.
Published on Sep 16, 2011 | Photo Techniques|
In this article Erez Marom demonstrates the important role the background plays in creating a successful macro photograph. Learn how to take control of this image-defining element.
Published on Sep 14, 2011 | Photo Techniques|
Strobe lights, reflectors and translucent backdrops are not limited to the pristine confines of a studio. Learn how nature photographers are bringing the 'studio' to their subjects for unique interpretations of the nature around us.
Published on Sep 9, 2011 | Photo Techniques|
The left side of your brain handles communication and analysis, whereas the right side processes audio / visual inputs. Stefan Papa explains how an awareness of this duality can help you take better pictures.
The third chapter of this series covers HDR workflow essentials. Future chapters will cover advanced HDR techniques.
The second chapter of this series covers the challenges faced by HDR photographers. Future chapters will cover capture, workflow and advanced HDR techniques.
The first chapter of this series covers the basics of High Dynamic Range photography. Future chapters will cover capture, workflow and advanced HDR techniques.
In this installment of the Photo Tip series, learn how to create more dynamic compositions.
In this installment of the Photo Tip series, learn a great technique for capturing perfect compositions every time.
In the fourth chapter of Uwe Steinmueller's guide to the art of HDR photography we look at workflow, tools and techniques.