Aerial photography is the art of taking photos from the air. It can be done with a variety of aircrafts, from hot air balloons to helicopters to planes, but the most common type of aerial photography today is with drones. The art form has existed since the mid-19th century. The first aerial photos were taken […]
Pregnancy is an uncomfortable time for many women. Their bodies are rapidly changing, and not always in a way that they feel great about. Acne, swelling, weight gain, and stretch marks are all common experiences, which can make pregnant women feel unattractive. While some pregnant women may feel wonderful, many others are self-conscious about the […]
I love the outdoors. I enjoy visiting rugged coastlines, dry deserts, and humid jungles. All these ecosystems have a lot to offer me as a nature lover and a photographer. The alpine regions, however, are where I feel most at home. I love hiking, backpacking, and climbing in the great ranges of the world. The […]
Rainy weather tends to keep most people inside, but for dedicated photographers, it’s a great opportunity for beautiful shots. Shooting in the rain can seem unappealing when you’re warm and dry inside, but going out is worth the discomfort, especially when you nail a perfect rainy-day shot. In the following article, we’ll cover the following: […]
While many people believe that the trick to getting great landscape photographs is having the right lens or the proper setup, there are few successful images that don’t benefit more directly from composition than anything else. A landscape photograph can have remarkable clarity and sharpness and ideal lighting, but utterly fail due to a lack of adequate composition and content.
The silver bullet for taking photos with a beautiful blurred background (Bokeh) are lenses with a wide aperture. These lenses are expensive, bulky, heavy and difficult to work with. By now blurred backgrounds obtained by postprocessing software cannot come up to the bokeh produced by an optical lens and there are few attempts to find […]
Standing out as a wedding photographer can be difficult. The wedding photography industry is notoriously competitive, as well as grueling. Shooting a wedding can be intense, with long hours and a lot of pressure to get things right. But the payoff can be incredibly rewarding. If you can survive the stress and come out with […]
Lightroom Presets are an important part of a photographer’s workflow. Whether you’re creating them yourself or buying pre-made presets from a company or photographer, having them in your workflow has the potential to save you hours of time. Instead of starting from scratch with each image, a preset can give you a good starting point, […]
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.
Lightroom presets are a critical part of any photographer’s workflow. Whether you’re an amateur or a professional, a preset system gives your image editing a good starting point and a consistent look. With the launch of our new Landscape Photography Lightroom Presets, we’re going to be diving deeper into photo editing, and in particular, Lightroom […]