Golden hour is great and all, but if you limit your outdoor portrait times to those narrow windows during the day, you're going to quickly be frustrated by the limitations. Learning to shoot outside with flash is an essential skill, and this great video will introduce you to it.
Articles written by Alex Cooke
The first law of photography is that photographers love talking about gear. And while it's fun to geek out and talk shop, that can become a toxic thing when it becomes a replacement for image-making. This great video reminds us that we're already very lucky when it comes to gear.
One of the side effects of the proliferation of cameras and the Internet is that certain locations have been photographed in just about every possible way from every possible angle. Does that mean they're not worth shooting anymore? This great video explores the place of such locations for photographers.
Photography is of course something we all love, but it takes time, and when it's not your profession or you're busy with client work, finding time to shoot what you love can feel next to impossible. This great video explores what we should do when we don't have time for the photography we want to be doing.
We talk quite a bit about how to add and shape light to sculpt the look of your subjects in your photos. However, the absence of light is just as important to shaping it as is the presence, and this great video will introduce you to one of the most important tools for reducing light selectively.
Mention landscape photography and focal lengths, and almost universally, photographers will think of wide angle lenses. And while the wide angle is the bread and butter lens for most landscape photographers, you could be missing out if you don't also carry a telephoto lens, and this great video will explain why.
One of the best ways to ensure your photos come out as well as possible is to use a display calibrator to make sure your monitor is both the correct brightness and is displaying accurate colors. Today only, you can take almost half off a Spyder5PRO Display Calibration System.
Large format film remains separate from all other film and digital as a craft with an entirely different skill set and method of working. This beautiful segment takes a look at one photographer who's racing the clock to finish his work, after which he'll hang up his camera for good.
If you're a wedding or portrait photographer, knowing a variety of lighting setups is crucial to overcoming environmental limitations and getting the shots you want. This amazingly comprehensive video will teach you 17 lighting setups and even give you a memorization story to remember them.
Creativity and inspiration wax and wane, and it can be difficult to constantly produce new and innovative ideas. Nonetheless, there's a lot you can do to keep your creativity in shape, and this great video will give you some helpful tips so you can keep producing great photos.
It's easy to take for granted the fact that our camera sensors somehow translate light into digital data that is eventually reconstructed as a viewable image on our monitors when we return to our studios. However, there's some very deep and impressive science behind this feat, and this neat video will introduce you to how it all works.