I always say that if you want to see creativity, ask a photographer the various ways potential clients will respond back to rate requests. I decided to turn that into reality!
Sigma is still on a roll when it comes to its high-end Art lenses, and the latest accolade is impressive: DxOMark just awarded the new Sigma 85mm f/1.4 Art lens the highest score the benchmarking company has ever given.
A professional photographer in Germany was overwhelmed with emotion this week after she was reunited with her stolen camera case filled with expensive DSLR equipment. The happy moment was caught on camera.
This article aims to provide you with key tips, techniques, and hacks that, if followed correctly, should practically guarantee nailing pin-sharp manual focus shots in no time.
When I was growing up, I spent several summers living with my father on the Isle of Skye in northern Scotland. As a teenager, I didn’t have an appreciation for the landscape, but as I grew up, I started noticing just how beautiful it really was. That is why I began photographing nature, and it’s really this love for the outdoors that drives me today.
The essence of street photography is about documenting everyday life and society on the streets. You can find opportunities to practice street photography everywhere and you don’t necessarily need to travel to capture great shots.
It’s a genre of photography usually done candidly without permission and without your subject’s knowledge. However, street photography doesn’t rule out staged pictures. You may spot an interesting character that catches your vision; you can wander up to strangers and ask for permission to take their picture. This is a great way to get a more intimate portrait of someone in his or her environment.
Thanks to DxO Labs, we get to end this week with a freebie. If you’re interested in mixing up your post-processing workflow, you can get a free, no-strings-attached license for DxO OpticsPro 9 between now and February 28th.
My interest in photography began about three years ago when I picked up a digital camera and starting taking the same images that any photography noob would take: long exposures, landscapes, still lifes, sometimes street photography.
Egyptian photographer Amr Elshamy has shot photos showing whales and dolphins in the sea and polar bears and seals in snowy landscapes. But here’s what makes his wildlife photography different than most others: they were all shot indoors on a table in Elshamy’s room.
In December 2015, the Internet was abuzz with a National Park Service (NPS) job listing that was considered the search for “the next Ansel Adams”: a position for a black-and-white large format photographer with a salary up to $100,000 per year.
As a professional photo retoucher, I owe Adobe most of my life. Without them, I would honestly not be where I am today, being able to do what I love every single day! Over the years, it has also gone through a multitude of changes, and since my life is tied directly to Photoshop, I pay very close attention to them.
One of the beautiful things about photography is that you can always learn new things and adapt as new technology comes out. For example, the first camera I ever shot on was a 35mm film point and shoot, and now I shoot on a full frame DSLR.
The film renaissance is growing. Just weeks after Kodak announced the return of Ektachrome film, the Italian film brand FILM Ferrania is back from the dead as well. Today it introduces its first new film stock. Called Ferrania P30, it’s a black-and-white 35mm film.
Here’s a short comedy sketch that creatively sums up what photographers and other creatives often experience: being asked to do free work in exchange for “exposure.”
Jollylook is a new vintage-style folding camera for shooting Fuji Instax Mini instant film. It’s also the first camera of its kind to be made of cardboard and recycled paper.
What do you do when a celebrity with almost 5 million followers on Instagram shares your photography with their audience without credit… twice? That’s the question fashion photographer Don Mupasi is wrestling with this week.
Beyonce posted a maternity photo to her Instagram account yesterday, and in less than a day, that photo became the most-liked post Instagram has ever seen.
As of early 2017, my only camera is the Ricoh GR II, which has a fixed-focal 28mm lens. I wanted to share my personal experiences shooting with a 28mm lens, after shooting with a 35mm lens for almost 6 years.
Back in 2015, photographer Dustin Snipes shot a viral series of photos for Red Bull showing NBA star Anthony Davis dunking the Sun. He recently revisited the concept by shooting USA volleyball stars using the Sun as a ball on the beach.
The winter sun was low to the horizon as I steadied myself upon a rather uncomfortable wooden perch. My back to the sun and downwind, target in clear sight, I drew in a deep breath then slowly exhaled as I prepared to take the shot.