The tripod is often overlooked in today’s photography community, and it is a shame that it is. Perhaps photographers today think that a tripod is old school or that modern cameras have image stabilization, and therefore, a tripod isn’t needed. I disagree, and if you aren’t using a tripod for some of your photography work, you are missing out.
One of the interesting trends in the comments on a previous article on the rule of thirds was a reaction not just to that rule specifically, but to “rules” more generally. That got me thinking a bit. What are “rules”? Where do they come from? Is breaking them an act of rebellion; or one of self-destruction?
Landscape photography takes a confluence of skill, creative vision, lots of planning, and sometimes, just a bit of luck to produce winning images. This great video will give you 26 helpful tips to improve your landscape images and make the shooting process a bit easier and more effective.
The Sigma fp is a ludicrously small and light full frame camera, and of course, to make such a tiny camera takes some impressive manufacturing precision and expertise. Check out this awesome behind the scenes video that heads to Sigma's factory to show you how it is put together.
Using artificial lighting for on-location portraits can go a long way to balancing out the exposure of your images and improving the look of your photos. But are speedlights or monolights the right choice? This great video examines the usage of both to help you decide the right one for your work.
When you think about crafting a lighting setup, you probably think about it from the standpoint of adding light. However, as important as it is to know where to add light, it is just as important to understand when and how to take away light to better shape your subject. This excellent video will show you three lighting setups using the black side of v-flats.
Autumn is in full swing across much of the country, and with it comes an opportunity unlike any other time of the year for photographers. If you are looking to get the most of this colorful time of year, this great video will give you lots of helpful tips for autumn landscape photography.