Instagram is an ideal social platform for photographers and travelers. It’s a primarily a mobile-based app (though you can access it from a desktop as well) with a strong focus on aspirational photography. Not only is it a great way to share the photos you take in the course of traveling or visiting local destinations, […]
Anybody opening Adobe Lightroom for the very first time will be taken aback by the multitude of options and windows they face. The good news is, this graphical user interface (GUI) is not as complicated as it first appears.Some readers may be asking themselves, what even is a GUI? Well, simply put, the graphical user […]
In the world of post-production photography (aka photo editing) there’s one name that rules supreme: Adobe. There isn’t a professional photographer in all the land who doesn’t use this company’s suite of editing software. From portrait, sports, to landscape specialists and everyone in between, Adobe is their not-so-secret weapon of choice. But, which of Adobe’s many […]
Although there are many good articles published with no pictures and just as many excellent photographs that need no words, in today’s visual world, writing and photography go together. Editors want photographs to accompany your articles. Understanding how to take the right kind of photographs then has become key to selling your articles to magazines. […]
Whenever I travel to photograph, I usually have a couple of story ideas to work on during the trip. Creating pictures with a story in mind is a great aid in determining what I’ll photograph on a particular day, since it’s impossible to photograph everything anyway. Of course, you should also be open to the […]
Have you ever taken a lucky shot?One of those photos you didn’t expect. Maybe you didn’t even know you took it until you downloaded your shots to your computer and there it was, in all its glory. And you thought, “Wow! How did I do that? If only I could do that all the time […]
A well composed photograph speaks to its viewer, guides their eye throughout the image, and builds a connection between artist and viewer. The “wow” factor comes when multiple elements of composition come together like a treasure map to guide your viewer to the gold! In the spirit of social distancing, I’m digging into the not-so-distant […]
Just like a painter uses paint and a brush as tools to create art, or a musician uses an instrument to create music, the photographer uses their camera to capture scenes and create beautiful images. In the end, the camera is just a tool for our creativity. And even though it has a mini-computer inside […]
Bonnie shares a few tips on how to protect your photos, one of the is by adding your copyright information into the metadata.
Professional photographer Rich Wagner shares a personal story about the day he tried to photograph one of his favorite New York landmarks and got stuck, until..