Day: August 2, 2017

How to Photograph a Total Solar Eclipse

On August 21, 2017, the United States will experience a rare celestial event: a total solar eclipse. For those who will be in the path of totality, a 70km wide stretch running from Oregon to South Carolina, this will be an event to remember. For photographers, this will also be the opportunity of a lifetime, […]

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How a Photographer Demonstrated That Gear Does Not Matter Much

Barry Harley, an editorial photographer from Northern Virginia, took whatever tools he had at hand to create an image reminiscent of nothing less than Annie Leibovitz’s Vanity Fair group portraits. The difference: Harley was using two Yongnuo YN-560 II speedlites and a Canon 5D Mark II whereas Leibovitz usually uses Profoto strobes together with a […]

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iPhone 7 Plus Camera Review

Less than a year ago, Apple introduced the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus phones to the market. The iPhone 7 Plus was the first Apple phone to have a dual lens design (28mm wide-angle and 56mm telephoto equivalent), so Apple put quite a bit of emphasis on photography with this model. Although I was […]

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The breathtaking winners of Nat Geo’s Travel Photographer of the Year 2017

National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year 2017 Winners Photo and caption by Sergio Tapiro Velasco/National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Grand Prize and 1st Place, Nature: The power of nature Powerful eruption of Colima Volcano in Mexico on December 13th, 2015. That night, the weather was dry and cold, friction of ash particles […]

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Recommended Gear for Doing Long Exposure Photography at Twilight and Dusk

Have you ever come across beautiful cityscape photos captured at twilight and dusk (the so-called “blue hour”) with silky smooth water, like this Marina Bay (Singapore) photo below, and wonder how you could do that yourself? Assuming that you’ve already got your camera (a body and lens), let me go through some of the other […]

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