When shooting into the sun it is possible to create an attractive, eye-catching “starburst” effect. The starburst effect results from pointing your lens at a bright source point of light, such as the sun or street lights at night. The effect renders a source point of light not as a bright dot, but rather as… Read more »
I recently returned to photograph Argentina’s Puna de Atacama region, a high desert plateau located in a remote corner of northern Argentina, adjacent to Chile’s Atacama Desert. I previously wrote about Argentina’s Puna region for Outdoor Photography Guide. This year I was leading a photo tour for Epic Destinations, and the stunning scenery of the… Read more »
I’ve often found myself in the field working in fast-changing lighting conditions. When a high shutter speed is necessary to capture moving subjects, constantly having to monitor and change my ISO slows me down, and sometimes means I miss capturing a special moment. In situations such as this, I switch my camera to Auto ISO…. Read more »
So, you’re interested in getting serious about taking landscape photos. Is your current digital camera up to the task? Landscape photographs require a digital camera that is capable of capturing lots of detail and working in less than ideal lighting conditions. A full frame DSLR is probably your best camera for landscape photography, but there… Read more »
Taking photographs of local people can be great way to memorialize your travels and the new cultures you have explored. But be sure that you are aware of regional customs to avoid upsetting or offending the native peoples.
Backlighting is a dramatic photography lighting style that will get your images noticed. Although it can be challenging to master, the stunning results are well worth the effort. Check out these helpful backlighting photography tips today!
Reflections – whether in mirrors, water, or other reflective surface – are a creative way to enhance the artistry of your photographs.
Time lapse photography allows you to present a subject or scene as it changes over time. In this article, Ian Plant shows you step-by-step how to shoot time-lapse photos.
You will find that foregrounds add considerable depth and interest to your photo compositions, helping to lead the viewer’s eye deeper into the scene.
Looking to get the best out of your fall photos? These easy tips will allow you to make autumn images just like the pros.