How to Photograph Fireworks: 10 Easy Tips

by John Stapel

Want to know how to photograph fireworks like a pro? Looking to take your firework photography to the next level? You’ve come to the right place. In this article, I share everything you ever wanted to know about creating stunning firework photos – so that, by the time you’ve finished readin...

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Limpets in the Landscape

by Ann de Bruyn

Theo Bosboom Theo Bosboom is a passionate photographer from the Netherlands, specialising in nature and landscapes. In 2013, he turned his back on a successful legal career to pursue his dream of being a fulltime professional photographer. He is regarded as a creative photographer with a stro...

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BEGINNERS Guide to Photoshop’s Adjustment Layers (VIDEO)

by John Stapel

So what exactly is an “Adjustment Layer” in Photoshop, and what does it enable you to do? According to Adobe it’s “a layer that lets you apply color and tonal values to your image without permanently changing pixel values.” In basic terms, you can use various layers to experiment with color, tone...

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How to Fix Bad Lighting in Your Photos: 7 Tips

by John Stapel

Photographers love certain types of lighting for photography – the golden hours and the blue hour are two great examples – but what do you do when the lighting is bad? Do you give up? Do you go home? In my view, it’s entirely possible to create interesting, meaningful photos when the lighti...

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How To Take Sharp Photos

by Ann de Bruyn

There are numerous factors that impact the sharpness of an image. There are also numerous strategies you can utilize to attain the necessary sharpness in your subjects. Some are basic and some aren’t so obvious. But even the most professional photographers sometimes get lazy and wind up with ima...

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Use This EXPOSURE Trick & Forget About Manual Mode (VIDEO)

by John Stapel

If you’re having trouble nailing exposure and ask a few friends for help, you’re likely to be told, “it’s time you mastered Manual mode.” While that’s certainly an option, there’s another (and often easier) way to consistently achieve perfectly exposed photos. Justin Laurens is a portrait pro an...

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Photo Of The Day By Beth Young

by Ann de Bruyn

Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Jensen Botanical Garden Ladybug Macro” by Beth Young. Location: Carmichael, California. “I ventured to my local botanical garden very close to my house to capture a series of airy, spring images taken in the early morning after a fresh rain,” explains Young. “Dew lig...

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