Tag: Great

9 More Great Apps You Need for Your Smartphone

What are the next great apps you need for your Android and your iPhone? There are many apps out there that are fun to use. In part two we bring you 10 more great apps for your smartphone (read part one here). Some of the ones listed below are for shooting, some are for creativity, […]

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When Your Eyes Lie to You: A Great View Doesn’t Always Make a Great Photograph

I’m not normally one of those people who audibly expresses my approval or disapproval of whatever movie or YouTube video I’m watching while it’s still playing, but this one had me yelling, “yes, thank you!” This superb video makes a point that I think needs to be made much more often. [ Read More ] […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Sunset at Great Mell Fell

Every once in a while, when you wait for it, the grey skies of England break apart and the orange sun casts a beautiful warm glow over the wonderful landscape. Cumbria-based photographer Joe Stockdale shows us just how stunning Northern England can be in his photo of a sunset at Great Mell Fell in the English […]

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How to Take Great Landscape Photos Even With Gray Skies

When you think of the sky in landscape photos, I bet you think of gorgeous sunsets full of luscious, vivid colors or puffy clouds floating over a blue backdrop, perfectly complementing the elements below. You probably don’t think of drab, gray skies. Nonetheless, it’s still possible to get great shots with less-than-stellar views above, and […]

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Going the Extra Mile For a Great Photo

Nature photography classes have taught me a lot as a teacher. They have helped me to evaluate how much emphasis in nature photography should be on technology—and how much on creativity. photo by Chase Lindberg Half my time spent teaching is concentrated on the essential mechanics of good photography: aperture, shutter speed, ISO, lenses, and […]

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Great Rebates on Cameras and Lenses to Help You Get a Jump on Christmas Shopping

Every year as we panic a week before Christmas trying to find the best gifts for our most cherished loved ones we vow to start a smidgen earlier the following year so that things aren’t quite so hectic in December. Here is your chance to get a jump on that shopping right now. Nikon, Canon, […]

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Tips to Be a Great Assistant Photographer

I’ve been a second shooter at a number of weddings now and was recently informed that I’m a pretty stellar second shooter. (In fact, I’m one local photographer’s first pick, which made me absolutely giddy). Photo by Lindsey Child; ISO 160, f/2.8, 1/160-second exposure. I’m lucky to have Ryan as my second shooter for weddings, which […]

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