Tag: Photograph

50,000 Photograph Timelapse of the Western United States

When cinematographer Zach Rogers relocated to Las Vegas, Nevada, there’s no doubt that he anticipated bright lights and plenty of action. However, the city itself did little to capture his eye or his heart. Instead, he was captivated by the barren deserts that lie just outside of city limits: Comprised of nearly 7,000 individual photographs shot primarily […]

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How to Photograph Close-Up Details of Newborns and Infants

Newborn portraits warm hearts and bring tons of joy to those who view them, especially if they are the new parents or extended family of the newborn. Often, we focus on capturing the new baby among their surroundings with various props and scenes setup. One area we might overlook in our quest to photograph their […]

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Creative Ways to Photograph Wedding Rings Using Household Objects

Photos of wedding rings arranged together before they are exchanged are must-have detail shots for every wedding. Wedding photographers are always looking for creative ways to photograph rings. This video by Magic Lens Group takes us through several ways to light the rings incorporating household objects to achieve moody colors and dynamically lit backgrounds. [ […]

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How to Photograph Light Trails

If you’ve ever wanted to create light trails but didn’t know where to start, this article is for you. photo by Strevo What You Need for Light Trail Photography You’re going to practice creating light trails by photographing passing vehicles. You’ll need a tripod for this technique (or some other way to stabilize your camera) […]

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What Makes a Good Photograph?

Tales by Light is a collaboration between Canon Australia and the National Geographic channel. Watch this breathtaking trailer full of images that say a thousand words in one frame, and listen as photographers share what they think makes a good photograph: “A great photograph needs to make you feel something. More importantly, you need to make your […]

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How to Photograph Christmas Lights

Holiday lights brighten the mood no matter where they are. They might be in a downtown area, at a mall, or even at your own home. For those who love taking pictures, those lights can represent an opportunity to capture beautiful, out of the ordinary images. Taking pictures of holiday lights can be fun and […]

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How to See and Photograph Light – 6 Tips to Help you Take Better Photos

I was teaching a class recently and someone asked me how they could have made a particular set of landscape images better. Should they have used a different aperture, shutter speed, etc.? “You couldn’t have made those photos any better because the light was terrible.” I explained. You must learn to see and photograph light to take […]

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