Daring adventurer and talented photographer Renan Ozturk is using his camera to tell stories with real impact. We talk to Renan about the changing environment and how he tells stories about our planet, rather than about any particular mountain.
I don’t have the funds available to have a dedicated videographer follow me around and shoot behind the scenes all the time, so how do I get around this problem and still capture video? Here are some tips for why you need and how to capture stellar video that grabs the client’s attention.
Regardless of whether you are exposing to film or digital sensors, measuring and controlling the light is vital to how photographs are made. Here’s everything you need to know about light metering and how you can take control to get perfect exposures every time.
Asher Moss first started shooting on a Pentax K1000 STU and he still shoots film to this day. We go old-school with Asher and talk about his cinematic style, how he captures intimacy, what he thinks makes for a strong portrait, and how vintage equipment enhances modern photography.
While we all might feel the tendency to stand over our work like a proud mother and explain exactly what we meant by the light streaks of green or how the depth of field shifts the focus, the explanation of a work can only hinder someone else’s journey through it.
If your concept is stale or your composition is just missing something, juxtaposition might be the solution you’re looking for. Here, we explain what juxtaposition is and how you can use it to grab the viewer’s attention and really make a point.
Just in time for Halloween, we have a special How They Got the Shot for you! Here’s the BTS of how Joel Robison created a magical, floating pumpkin in Photoshop, complete with gear, settings, and PS tools and techniques used.
In our Skull-timate Halloween Photography Guide, we talk about some of the best places to find the creepiest atmospheres, how to light the location and props so that they’re sure to stand out, and some fun, spooky effects you can try both in-camera and after the shoot.
Use vignetting effectively and it’s a powerful artistic tool. Botch it and you’re likely to be pegged as an amateur. Here’s how you can add a vignette to your photo in-camera or during post-processing in Lightroom and Photoshop.
We usually know right away when a color (or color scheme) is or isn’t working. The challenge is learning to identify what is causing it to behave that way. Here’s what you need to know about color theory and how to use complementary colors to make your images pop.
L.A.-based photographer George Byrnes’ abstract images of urban landscapes showcase vivid colors and clean lines. We talk to George about what makes a good abstract composition, how he deals with creative slumps, and the difference between shooting natural and urban landscapes.
Concluding our series on the exposure triangle, we discuss ISO, which plays its own specific role in exposure and light. This guide explains what ISO is, how it affects your images, the pros and cons of using ISO, and how it interacts with shutter speed and aperture.
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