In the past, if you wanted to distort or warp a section of your images, there were a few options to go about that process. New in Photoshop 2020, this video shows the updated method for that specific area.… Read More
There is a lot to dive into when it comes to perfecting and understanding exposure. In this video and article (part one of a two-part series), we’ll be covering important in-camera functionalities such as using the Highlight Alert, your Histogram, how to set up Display Brightness, as well as the importance of shooting a flat Picture Style to get the right information.
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Perhaps one of the more difficult aspects of landscape photography is determining how to properly expose your scene under less-than-ideal lighting conditions. These types of situations are a common occurrence with outdoor photography as it’s often a struggle trying to properly expose an image consisting of a bright sky and a dark foreground in a single image.
It frustrates me to see so many fake wildlife photographs of amphibians and reptiles on social media. That’s because those staged photos of captive animals in unnatural positions and situations go viral on a regular basis, and this “success” can inspire other people to follow them in their footsteps.
The process of staging the amphibians and reptiles often involves animal cruelty. I have dedicated many social media posts to this subject, but after all the negativity, I wanted to turn this into something positive. I wanted to share how it should be done in an ethical way. This inspired me to put together the below guidelines on how to photograph amphibians and reptiles in the wild.
How to find amphibians and reptiles is not part of this post. The focus is on ethics and photography.
Aerial photography is a different game than photographing from the ground. It’s much more difficult and slower to make a composition and you have to think of all kinds of rules and limitations to get your shot. However, drones opened up many new angles and possibilities when it comes to photography.
I love new technology and I love drones. I mainly use the small drones (Mavic 1 Pro, Mavic 2 Pro) because they’re easy to bring with me in my backpack. I have been photographing with drones for a while now and I want to share some tips on how to take a good photo with your drone.
That title is a mouthful, but I didn’t know how to better describe the style. Over the years, I’ve been refining and perfecting my newborn photos technique to get the specific light and airy high-key look I want. While every home I visit is different, and some are more challenging than others, these strategies have given me the best and most consistent results.
Note: It’s important to know that I specialize in in-home lifestyle newborn photography, so my technique below is specific to that.
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