27. Januar 2021
von Alan Adler
Kommentare deaktiviert für Fixed Prime Lens Photography — Zoom by Cropping

Fixed Prime Lens Photography — Zoom by Cropping

I haven’t lusted for a fixed prime camera because it’s so easy for me to mount a short prime lens on my ILC. But I am intrigued by the idea of walking around with a short prime on my camera, even though it is limiting compared to walki… Read the rest “Fixed Prime Lens Photography — Zoom by Cropping”

27. Januar 2021
von Andrew Molitor
Kommentare deaktiviert für Regarding Photographs: On the Ethics of Photography I

Regarding Photographs: On the Ethics of Photography I

In the ongoing spirit of applying my new(?) model of thinking about photographs to old questions, let’s take a pass through “ethics” to see if anything interesting shows up.

I am no philosopher, nor an ethicist, so I use “ethics” here broadl… Read the rest “Regarding Photographs: On the Ethics of Photography I”

25. Januar 2021
von Nicholas Goodden
Kommentare deaktiviert für An Intro to the Rule of Thirds in Photography

An Intro to the Rule of Thirds in Photography

Learn photography rules, learn to apply them, learn their advantages and limitations. Finally, learn to bend them, break them and explore beyond them.

Rules are prison cell walls for the creative mind so beware of them — don’t let th… Read the rest “An Intro to the Rule of Thirds in Photography”

25. Januar 2021
von Michael Zhang
Kommentare deaktiviert für Turning Off Your Camera on a Zoom Call Helps Save the Planet

Turning Off Your Camera on a Zoom Call Helps Save the Planet

If you often find yourself in Zoom meetings in which others on the call don’t need to see your face, you now have a great excuse for leaving your camera off: it can help save the environment.

A new study conducted by researchers at Purdue… Read the rest “Turning Off Your Camera on a Zoom Call Helps Save the Planet”

19. Januar 2021
von Andrew Molitor
Kommentare deaktiviert für Regarding Photographs: On the Truth of a Photo

Regarding Photographs: On the Truth of a Photo

I’ve been writing for a while now on this single idea: that photographs transport you, in a sense, to the scene of the photograph; that you therefore react to photographs as if you were there, viscerally; that you react specifically by imagi… Read the rest “Regarding Photographs: On the Truth of a Photo”

16. Januar 2021
von Phil Mistry
Kommentare deaktiviert für Man Ray: The Unwilling Fashion Photographer Who Excelled

Man Ray: The Unwilling Fashion Photographer Who Excelled

Man Ray is today regarded as one of the most innovative photographers of the twentieth century. He reinvented solarization and further developed photograms, which he called “rayographs,” in reference to himself. He also p… Read the rest “Man Ray: The Unwilling Fashion Photographer Who Excelled”

13. Januar 2021
von Andrew Molitor
Kommentare deaktiviert für Regarding Photographs: Photo Criticism — An Example

Regarding Photographs: Photo Criticism — An Example

If you’ve been following along for any length of time, you might be starting to wonder if the author here even owns a camera, and if so, whether he can work it at all. I can! I really do, and I can! I mean, kinda, anyways.

This is a picture I took. Let… Read the rest “Regarding Photographs: Photo Criticism — An Example”

12. Januar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für The Story of Analog Photographers Thriving in the Digital World

The Story of Analog Photographers Thriving in the Digital World

Film photography has enjoyed a significant resurgence in the last several years despite the expansive growth of digital cameras. In this 11-minute short documentary, Exploredinary interviews a few analog photographers to see why they … Read the rest “The Story of Analog Photographers Thriving in the Digital World”

12. Januar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Is This Editing Technique Better Than the DeHaze Slider?

Is This Editing Technique Better Than the DeHaze Slider?

If you’ve ever dealt with atmospheric haze in your images, you know that it can ruin an otherwise great image. Years ago, Adobe developed the Dehaze slider to deal with it, but photographer Andrea Livieri argues it’s not the be… Read the rest “Is This Editing Technique Better Than the DeHaze Slider?”

11. Januar 2021
von Dan Zafra
Kommentare deaktiviert für Use This Astro Calendar to Plan Your Milky Way Shots This Year

Use This Astro Calendar to Plan Your Milky Way Shots This Year

Planning is key to capturing the best Milky Way images. Unlike other types of photography, shooting our galaxy requires you to consider many astronomical factors, like the sunset, the moon phase, and the Milky Way’s location in the sky.

Co… Read the rest “Use This Astro Calendar to Plan Your Milky Way Shots This Year”

9. Januar 2021
von Andrew Molitor
Kommentare deaktiviert für Regarding Photographs: Photo Criticism

Regarding Photographs: Photo Criticism

The previous essays in this series have tried to develop some ideas about what happens when people look at photos. The realism, that mass of realistic detail, causes (I claim) a visceral reaction: we feel, we react, we think, a little as if we … Read the rest “Regarding Photographs: Photo Criticism”

8. Januar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Is 645 Medium Format Film That Much Better Than 35mm?

Is 645 Medium Format Film That Much Better Than 35mm?

Photographer Kyle McDougall says that one question he gets asked a lot is if shooting in medium format film, such as 645, is really “worth it” compared to 35mm film. In this 11-minute video, he explains why he thinks it is.

While … Read the rest “Is 645 Medium Format Film That Much Better Than 35mm?”

6. Januar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Snoots Aren’t Good At Their Job, And Here’s Why

Snoots Aren’t Good At Their Job, And Here’s Why

The purpose of a snoot is to take a light source and focus it down into a more defined point, but The Beyond Photography Show host Andrew explains in this 11-minute video that the physics of snoots makes them terrible at their job.

Instead, he o… Read the rest “Snoots Aren’t Good At Their Job, And Here’s Why”

5. Januar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für The Process of Colorizing and Animating an 80-Year-Old Photograph

The Process of Colorizing and Animating an 80-Year-Old Photograph

Photo colorizer and restorer Hint of Time has shared an 8-minute video where he shows his process for not only colorizing an 80-year-old black and white photo, but also brings it to life with subtle animation.

While usually stopping at colo… Read the rest “The Process of Colorizing and Animating an 80-Year-Old Photograph”

31. Dezember 2020
von Alan Adler
Kommentare deaktiviert für Camera Gear ‘Overkill’: Why Bigger and Faster Is Not Always Better

Camera Gear ‘Overkill’: Why Bigger and Faster Is Not Always Better

Full frame and medium format systems can produce images of greater quality than APS-C. But that greater quality is rarely perceived, even in very large prints. I call it “overkill” because we cannot perceive the advantage of … Read the rest “Camera Gear ‘Overkill’: Why Bigger and Faster Is Not Always Better”

29. Dezember 2020
von Dan St Louis
Kommentare deaktiviert für 6 Professional Tips for Awesome Product Photography

6 Professional Tips for Awesome Product Photography

This past weekend, I had the pleasure of shooting some product photography for my friends over at HDK Snowmakers. They are a snowmaking machine manufacturer for some of the country’s largest ski resorts and specialize in hyper-efficient … Read the rest “6 Professional Tips for Awesome Product Photography”

29. Dezember 2020
von Andrew Molitor
Kommentare deaktiviert für Regarding Photographs: Reading Photos III

Regarding Photographs: Reading Photos III

In the previous essay on reading photos, I looked at how things we know, mental baggage we have accumulated besides just memories, affect what we see in a photograph. Things like cultural background, political beliefs, movies we’ve seen, … Read the rest “Regarding Photographs: Reading Photos III”

28. Dezember 2020
von Anton Orlov
Kommentare deaktiviert für Shooting Daguerreotypes of California Redwoods

Shooting Daguerreotypes of California Redwoods

This trip has been waiting in the wings ever since I made my first successful daguerreotype in the redwoods two years ago. I actually planned on going as early as August this year, but one project after another kept getting in the way, and for m… Read the rest “Shooting Daguerreotypes of California Redwoods”

23. Dezember 2020
von Michael Zhang
Kommentare deaktiviert für This Page is a Fantastic Primer on How Cameras and Lenses Work

This Page is a Fantastic Primer on How Cameras and Lenses Work

If you want to learn the science and technical details of how cameras and lenses work, there’s a fantastic new resource on the Web for you. Developer Bartosz Ciechanowski has published an interactive 5,700-word article that explai… Read the rest “This Page is a Fantastic Primer on How Cameras and Lenses Work”

22. Dezember 2020
von Max Depatie
Kommentare deaktiviert für Matter Deconstructed: The Observer Effect and Photography

Matter Deconstructed: The Observer Effect and Photography

Photographs are omnipresent in our daily lives. From social media and advertising to family photos hanging on your wall. Images are used for identification and as evidence, as well as informing us at a cultural level about who we are.

Photo… Read the rest “Matter Deconstructed: The Observer Effect and Photography”