Articles tagged "learn"

10 macro photography tips for beginners

This helpful article by photographer Micael Widell will help you avoid some of the common mistakes beginners make when they try out macro photography for the first time.

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.

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.

'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