Troy Paiva, AKA Lost America, has been creating light painted night photography in abandoned locations and junkyards since 1989. His documentarian work examines the evolution, and eventual abandonment, of the communities, infrastructure, and social iconography that spawned during America’s 20th century expansion into the cities and deserts of the West. His imagery has appeared in print in over a dozen countries, including three Stephen King book covers, American Photographer, Air & Space Magazine, Hot Rod Magazine, and CNN Online. Troy’s work has appeared in museums and galleries in New York, Los Angeles, Sweden, and San Francisco.
Learn to control your off-camera Nikon flashes using your on-camera flash. Topics I’ll cover: Setting Commander Mode for your Nikon camera, assigning multiple flashes to groups A and B, and adjusting your flash channel, illumination pattern, and zoom positions.
With our dependence on LCD screens to give us immediate exposure feedback, knowing how to meter light is at risk of quickly become a fading skill. In this post you will learn how your DSLR meters light and what that means for your photography. This is a great intro for beginners as well as an easy reminder for the more seasoned shooter.
Want to know how the Nikon D7100 stands up to the challenge of night photography? David Kingham is a landscape photographer who focuses on the night sky. Kingham put the Nikon D7100 to the test to find out if its cropped sensor is worth considering as a viable choice for night shooting, especially when compared to the similarly-priced Nikon D600.
I set out to find the best astrophotography and night photography lenses for their price point. Discover why Rokinon lenses may transform how you shoot.
Sometimes a little home reverse-engineering can do wonders – or at least make for a fun weekend project. Here’s how to take a $120 lens and convert into a tilt-shift, saving yourself about $1,000. Of course, you could just rent a tilt-shift lens but that is not the point! Live a little – break an old lens and have it be reborn into a tilt-shift.
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.
Want to know what the best Nikon camera is for night photography? I put all of the major Nikon bodies (as of this writing) to the test.
Businesses, theaters, and schools all need professional headshots taken for their websites and a perfectly white backdrop with soft, even lighting is often requested. Here is how I set up all of my lighting for this kind of work!
Can you achieve low key portraits in high key environments? Yes and here is how!
The Canon MP-E 65mm Macro Lens is more than a lens–it is like a portable microscope with the ability to fill an entire 35mm frame with the texture of something as small as a grain of rice. Learn more about one of BorrowLenses.com’s most unique lenses!
Photographers can use special perspective-control lenses to create lifelike imagery of buildings and open spaces. In tilt-shift for beginners, we’ll introduce you to all the benefits of these great tools. This is part 2, which covers the tilting function.
Photographers can use special perspective-control lenses to create lifelike imagery of buildings and open spaces. In tilt-shift for beginners, we’ll introduce you to all the benefits of these great tools. This is part 1, which covers the shifting function.
There are many ways to create panoramic images. One of my favorite ways to create panoramas is by using a tilt-shift lens. It’s a little unconventional but let me explain why I love it.
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