dpreview articles tagged with "composition"
Published on Oct 22, 2013 | Photo Techniques|
Nature photographer Erez Marom tells the story of his Aurora Borealis shot 'Winter Paradise'.
Published on Sep 19, 2013 | Photo Techniques|
Nature photographer Erez Marom takes us through the complicated process he went through to achieve his image 'Lost in Space'.
Published on Aug 9, 2013 | Photo Techniques|
Nature photographer Erez Marom explains his workflow in making his shot 'Nautilus', from location and composition to post-processing.
Published on Jul 12, 2013 | Photo Techniques|
Nature photographer Erez Marom explains how he created his image 'Shooting Godafoss', shedding light on everything from image parameters, location, composition and gear choice to post-processing.
Published on Jun 7, 2013 | Photo Techniques|
Nature photographer Erez Marom explains how he created his image 'Dark Matter', shedding light on everything from from composition and gear choice to post-processing, and what to call the final picture.
Published on Mar 8, 2013 | Photo Techniques|
The best images are often made close to home. And photographing the same scene over and over is the photographer's equivalent to the daily run of the marathoner. See how photographer Carsten Krieger has explored a single scene in his native Ireland over the years.
Published on Nov 11, 2012 | Photo Techniques|
Many photographers look to follow rules to make a better image. Photographer Thomas Park discusses how you can unlock creative possibilities by breaking these rules instead.
Published on Sep 9, 2012 | Book Reviews|
Masterclass, a handsome new book of images made by Arnold Newman, the first published since his death in 2006, contains familiar works as well as several previously unpublished pictures. For fans of portraiture 'Masterclass' is definitely worth a look.
Published on Aug 21, 2012 | Photo Techniques|
In this article, photographer Thomas Park discusses some time-honored compositional rules for creating effective photographs, and explains why they are successful.
Published on Aug 9, 2012 | Photo Techniques|
Professional photographer Carsten Krieger takes you through his process of creating a landscape photograph.
Published on Aug 4, 2012 | Book Reviews|
A mixture of personal anecdote and practical advice, 'Envisioning Family: A Photographer's Guide to Making Meaningful Portraits of the Modern Family' by Tamara Lackey should be of interest to anyone who wants to add a little something extra to their family portraits. Adam Kaplan takes a look.
Published on May 1, 2012 | Book Reviews|
This handsome collection brings together Joel Sternfeld’s early color photography and includes many compelling images that have not been widely seen. First Pictures contains many captivating pictures and provides insight into the development of one of America’s true masters of color photography
Published on Feb 13, 2012 | Book Reviews|
Published in conjunction with the 125th year after Edward Weston’s birth, this large, lavish book reproduces a generous selection of the most important work of this wonderful and canonical photographer.
Published on Jan 20, 2012 | Photo Techniques|
Landscape photography has long been a popular endeavor, but doing it well involves much more than simply taking your camera to an exotic location. Learn some of the equipment, logistical and technical basics you need to get started in this genre.
Published on Nov 21, 2011 | Book Reviews|
In a follow-up to his widely regarded book, The Photographer's Eye, documentary photographer Michael Freeman has published a fascinating text that aims to help photographers to be more thoughtful in their picture-making.
Published on Nov 12, 2011 | Book Reviews|
'Walker Evans: Cuba' is a striking collection of photographs taken during a visit by the young photographer in 1933. Although not as polished as Evans' later work, the images in this collection provide a fascinating insight into a unique moment in time and a nascent photographic genius.
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 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.
Published on Aug 31, 2011 | Photo Techniques|
In this installment of the Photo Tip series, learn how to create more dynamic compositions.