What can you do with a 12mm wide lens and is it worth the upgrade?
GuruShots is a photography website that hosts "The World’s Greatest Photo Game,” In their latest challenge, they invited participants to submit their best photos of "Impressive Architecture." The challenge received thousands of entries and millions of votes. You can see the three winners of the challenge as well as hundreds of top rated images below.
When a storm hits it is time to grab your camera and get out shooting because the light and dynamics of the weather are phenomenal!
It's what a tilt-shift lens was born to do. Learn how to straighten up your leaning buildings with this simple technique and never have a parallax problem again.
Brand new kit breaking the bank? No problem. Take a snoop in the photography bargain bin to discover used camera kit that's still top quality at a fraction of the price.
Though photography may be a relatively new medium, visual representations of our world most certainly are not. Here are some artists that are worth studying if you want to improve your architectural photography, particularly in black and white.
For many architectural photographers, the widest viable lens has been the Canon 17mm tilt-shift for some time. In some sense, this lens is pretty much a requirement, because there are plenty of occasions where a 24mm lens just isn't wide enough. The problem is that this lens isn't exactly cheap, but fortunately, we now have a new alternative.
Architecture is one of the most complex subjects to post-process. It involves a lot of planning from shoot to edit. But there are also other ways to edit these images, so let's try to simplify it, shall we?
I was recently in L.A. filming a new project with Mike Kelley, and I decided to sneak one of my photos into a critique we did together.
Architectural photographers face many technical challenges when shooting massive structures, especially when space to shoot from is limited. This is one of those cases in which the gear absolutely enables the photographer to take better images.
For any photography enthusiast, a nice view of a city’s skyline can be quite irresistible to photograph.
Both Nikon and Canon’s new mirrorless mounts don’t have huge libraries of existing lens designs available for legacy mounts. While adapters help, a native option can offer a number of advantages. Venus Optics, noted for their unique lens designs, has just launched a new wide-angle with native mount support for a wide variety of mirrorless cameras. Is it worth checking out?
Have you ever had a photo of yours stolen? Here are some important things you should know about.
Who hasn't had a photo that you wanted to print or post, but it wasn't quite the proportion that you needed? Even if you're not a Photoshop guru, Photoshop's Content-Aware Scale feature can help stretch a photo to fit perfectly without disturbing your subject.
We all know this lens is currently the widest rectilinear lens in the market today. But how well does it actually perform?