Catching A Wave With Wave Photography

With summer here, it’s also time to hit the beach and catch some waves. Surfers of all kind — board, body, wake — make for great photography subjects, as do the waves they like to ride. However, wave photography requires a bit of practice and some more specialized gear. Read on to get a few […]

A Great Resource for Videomakers

As cameras that were once the playthings only of Hollywood studios quickly become more compact, powerful, and affordable to the average person, more and more people will start filming the world around them. Most of these videos will be family videos of the kids doing something funny. However, some people will want to try their […]

2014 iPhone Photography Award Winners Announced

Just a few days ago, the 2014 iPhone Photography Award winners were announced. Looking over the entries, it’s clear to see that a skilled photographer can make any rig or gear work for them (within reason). Entrants are not allowed to manipulate their photos on a computer at all but can only apply effects or […]

Firework Photography

July 4th is just around the bend which means it’s time to start thinking about how to improve your firework photography technique so that your images don’t come out hazy, overexposed, or otherwise distorted. In the past, we’ve offered a few short tips on how to photograph fireworks but this year, we’d like to go […]

Fun With Photography: Rolling Shutter Effect

There are a lot of fun things you can do with photography to capture images in a way that is not always true to life but is still fairly interesting. One of those tricks is the Rolling Shutter Effect which can give you images like the ones shown in this animated .gif. So, how does […]

Great Gifts for the Photographer Father

Father’s Day is coming up this Sunday and it’s time to start considering some great gifts to give your dad. Power tools, ties, sporting gear, and computers are all well and good and many dads will love them. However, if your father is into photography, then he might prefer some of the great selections from […]

Photography Blunders

Photographers are human beings just like any other professional and sometimes they – as anyone else can – can exhibit bouts of common sense that make observers wonder just how they manage to get out of bed in the morning. However, usually when it’s a photographer involved in making a monumental blunder, chances are it […]