I had a friend ask me recently for a few still night photography tips. So, I thought it would be a good idea to write a quick post about it with a few examples. Keep in mind though, that I wrote this article specifically with Digital SLRs in mind. Basic Night Photography Tips Still night [...]
White balance is one of the first things you need to learn about as a photographer, at least in terms of color and composition, since it’s easily the cornerstone of all color theory in photography. Simply put, if you cannot or do not grasp the concept of setting your white balance, the shots you take [...]
The day was cold. The sun, bright. And on the last day of my East Coast road trip I took back in March of this year, I stopped at the Marblehead Lighthouse State Park, located in Marblehead, Ohio. The Marblehead lighthouse is one of the more popular lighthouses to photograph along the coast of Lake [...]
Natural lighting in photos can give off a pure vibe that artificial lighting often has trouble providing for you. There are several techniques you can use when using natural light photography. The lighting of the sun can create many stunning spectrums of colors throughout the day that could result in beautiful photos. However, with this in mind you shouldn’t just run outside and start snapping as many photos as you can without putting some thought behind them first. There are some aspects of taking photos using natural light that you should probably be aware of.
So you’ve finally decided to take that first step into the world of photography and take better photos. You’ve got your camera, an idea of what you want to shoot and all the ambition in the world, but unfortunately you’ll be fighting certain bad picture-taking instincts you’ve learned throughout your life. That’s okay, you’re an [...]