The word “photography” is almost synonymous with the word “still”. Photographers take stills. Videographers capture motion. This may be a prevailing thought but it isn’t true of creative photography. Cameras are set up for almost any vision to become reality. This is especially true when illustrating artistic motion in photography.
Today’s digital cameras now allow us to record night sky scenes that escape our naked eyes. Here are some valuable tips to know before you head out to photograph your first star time-lapse, including what to set your interval at, when to use manual modes, and how to combat flicker.
We all know that without light there isn’t going to be a photograph. There are many different qualities of light and different directions to light, all of which can be accessed with the sun as our source. Every photographer strives to create imagery with the most dramatic and vivid light. This occurs naturally near sunrise and sunset but many of us forget about additional aspects of the sun that we can use to our advantage.
How do you decide what photos are good to keep and what ones should be thrown in the trash? Here are 5 reasons to reject an image that I have discovered work best in almost all image-making scenarios.
Add drama to a landscape image that would otherwise be lackluster using Exposure Blending in Adobe Photoshop CS6. Learn how in this video tutorial.
Adventure photo journalist Jay Goodrich highlights how he overcomes diffraction issues with today’s digital cameras and lenses by stacking multiple focal point images in Adobe Photoshop CS6 via Adobe Lightroom 4.