Light And Shadows Assignment Winner Kevin King

by Ann de Bruyn

By Staff Published October 15, 2021 Congratulations to Kevin King for winning the Light And Shadows Assignment with the image, “Be Still.” View the winning image and a selection of submissions in the gallery below. And be sure to check out our current photography assignment here and enter yo...

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The ONE LENS Every Landscape Photographer Should Own (VIDEO)

by John Stapel

Some landscape photographers always shoot with a wide-angle lens, while others occasionally turn to a telephoto. Some insist on using prime lenses, while others prefer the versatility of zooms. After watching the quick video below, you may change your mind about the best lens to use when shooting...

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Franka M Gabler

by Ann de Bruyn

Franka M Gabler Franka Gabler is a photographer based in California. For many years Franka has drawn her inspiration from subtle, moody, often intimate landscapes – compositions somewhere between detail/abstract and the wider view. Franka’s photographs are published in several books and publ...

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The Ultimate Guide To Prism Photography

by Ann de Bruyn

Photography is an art that requires getting in touch with our creativity. It requires trying new things so you can step up your game. The use of prisms as accessories to add color and effects to your photos could elevate the artistic dimension of your photographs to a whole new level. Moving...

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Photo Of The Day By David Connel

by Ann de Bruyn

By Staff Updated October 16, 2021 Photo By David Connel Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Autumn Mirror” by David Connel. Location: Caddo Lake, Texas/Louisiana border. “This year I chose a unique ecosystem to photograph fall colors,” explains Connel. “Rather than take the stereotypical phot...

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Just Add Light

by John Stapel

I have been thinking about light a lot recently, adding light to images by using lots of different sources, flash, led panels, torches, bedside lamps etc, but I have to level with you, while I love experimenting with light, I’m not a master of ‘all of the settings’ and I mess up often – and that’s o...

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Get The Most Out Of Your Flash, Part 1

by Ann de Bruyn

What was once a perplexing and mysterious photo accessory, electronic flash has evolved into an easy to utilize tool. It seamlessly couples to the camera body’s hot-shoe and interfaces with the in-camera computer. The days of manually setting ƒ-stops, calculating guide numbers or measuring flas...

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Light and Dark

by Ann de Bruyn

Alistair Young I live on the Isle of Skye where I wander the hills and mountains of the northwest highlands, documenting landscapes with photography and Gaelic poetry. A software developer for 25 years, a university lecturer for 14 but a walker and mountaineer for 40 and always with a camera...

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3 Quick Tips for STUNNING Fall Color Photos (VIDEO)

by John Stapel

Summer is over and the fall is here. The leaves are starting to turn their orange, red and golden hues but are you ready as a photographer? The below video from Blake Rudis of f64 Academy should help get you ready. In the tutorial, Rudis shares three quick tips for better fall color. "Fall color...

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Photo Of The Day By Dan Mitler

by Ann de Bruyn

By Staff Updated October 14, 2021 Photo By Dan Mitler Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Orange” by Dan Mitler. Location: Michigan. “An early-morning aerial exploration above the forests of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula revealed a forest-turned-orange surrounding the calm waters of an amorphous...

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Photography Lighting Equipment: The Essential Guide

by John Stapel

When you first dive into photography lighting equipment, you’re bound to feel massively overwhelmed. Studio lighting seems complex, it’s full of confusing jargon, and it certainly isn’t designed for the beginner. But here’s the truth: While photography lighting might seem complicated, it’s a...

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Conversations With Nature by Eric Bennett

by Ann de Bruyn

I first heard of Eric Bennet after listening to one of Matt Payne’s podcasts. Although the photography was excellent, a notch above the usual in many ways, I thought his work was similar to many other “well-travelled” photographers. It was the images from areas closer to his home that got me more i...

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How To Master Night Photography: Equipment + Tips

by Ann de Bruyn

It’s undeniable that night photography, for some, is challenging. If you’re one of those photographers who are used to taking photos during the day, then this is good news for you. Night photography is not that hard to learn.  There are tips and tricks to guide you on how to master this craft. If...

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Photo Of The Day By James Day

by Ann de Bruyn

By Staff Updated October 9, 2021 Photo By James Day Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Turret Arch Sunset” by James Day. Location: Arches National Park, Utah. Want to get your images in the running for a Photo of the Day feature? Photo of the Day is chosen from various galleries, including...

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