Jellyfish (or sea jellies) have a bizarre, otherworldly appearance, like aliens that have ended up our oceans. Their strangeness makes them eye-catching subjects for photography – if you can manage to get a nice shot of them. Fortunately, you don’t have to go scuba diving to get awesome jellyfish photos. If you can visit an […]
The majestic beauty of mountains has inspired artists for centuries. Only now, instead of classic paintings, we have landscape photographers who trek into the wilderness to capture breathtaking mountain views. Some photographers dream of climbing and shooting a particular mountain, like one of the most famous mountains in the world. But in fact, you don’t […]
Macro photography brings out the beauty of details. It can transform everyday subjects into fascinating works of art, overlooked by the naked eye. And this beauty is open for any kind of photographer to capture. You don’t need to be a professional photographer or have years of experience. All you need is a good macro […]
Action photography is a great genre to try out if you want to broaden your photography skills. Practicing action shots can deepen your knowledge of your camera, open up more creative possibilities, and make you a more effective photographer overall. To take good action photos, you first need to understand the exposure triangle (ISO, aperture, […]
One way to find new ideas for photos is to look at your daily habits and capture those. For example, if you’re a coffee drinker, you can brainstorm dozens of ideas around coffee alone. It’s an excellent photography subject, not just for still life photos, but also for portraits and action shots. That’s one reason […]
Reflections are everywhere – mirrors, puddles, windows – yet despite being commonplace, they’re still fascinating to photograph. Some of the most striking photos of cities, landscapes, and beaches include a reflection, such as city lights or a mountain reflected in a lake. Though reflections are easy to find, they’re not always easy to photograph. To […]
Dandelions are a beautiful sign that summer is approaching. They start flowering in late spring and flourish through the summer and early autumn. When their flowers drop off, they produce fluffy heads of seeds that float away in the wind. Though some gardeners view dandelions as weeds, the hardy plants are actually beneficial to a […]
Black and white photography has a way of letting the viewer really experience the image. Composition, light/shadow, texture and tonal qualities all become more obvious and important when color is absent.
If you love traveling, being outdoors, and pushing yourself physically to capture places that none have photographed before, you might enjoy a career in landscape photography. To show you what’s possible, we’ve put together a list of 25 excellent landscape photography portfolios from professionals currently working in the industry. The photographers in this list come […]
I’m sure most of you have heard of the term bokeh. Basically it is referring to the aesthetic quality of the blur produced from a shot with shallow depth of field. Determining factors of bokeh are things like lens aberrations and shape of lens aperture.