Articles tagged "learn"

Composition tips: simplification and negative space

Great composition is about a lot more than the 'rule of thirds' and 'golden spiral.' In this episode of The Art of Photography, Ted Forbes dives into two key compositional concepts: simplification and negative space.

Tutorial: How to photograph wine on clear plexiglass

In this tutorial, photographer Dustin Dolby shows you how to photograph wine on plexiglass, plus he shares a neat trick for capturing a perfect masking frame in-camera for use in post.

Video: Seven 'hidden secrets' in Adobe Lightroom

This useful video from PhotoshopCAFE reveals seven 'hidden secrets' in Adobe Lightroom that might make your photo editing life a bit easier.

These Nikon videos break down the gear and settings you need to shoot the eclipse

Planning to shoot the eclipse on August 21st? These videos are a great primer on the gear and settings you'll need to do it safely and walk away with a great photo.

Tutorial: How to photograph glassware on a white background

Glassware is one of the most challenging subjects to photograph, especially against a white background. This tutorial shows you how to do it with hardly any gear.

Equivalence is useful if you have any interest in light (and as a photographer, you probably should)

Equivalence is much-discussed, but still often misunderstood. Here's a simplified explanation of the concept of equivalent apertures, which is just another way of talking about light received by your camera.

'Details matter': Ian Goode on visual storytelling

Ian Goode has over 12 years of experience working in advertising, and until recently owned a production company that specialized in photo illustration and compositing. He has a keen eye for the subtle influences that details can have on an image as a whole, and on the story that it tells. In his PIX 2015 talk, he brings his perspective from advertising to the creation of any imagery. Read more