Trees and forests are deceptively difficult subjects to photograph. It seems that something is often lost in the process – maybe their scale, maybe their tranquility. Photos of a forest scene can easily turn into nonsensical jumbles even if the subject looks wonderful in person. How do you avoid that?
Some of the most common advice in photography, especially for landscape and architectural work, is to use a tripod. But the story doesn’t end there. Even if you have a top-of-the-line tripod and head, bad tripod technique can result in some seriously blurry shots.
There are lots of great Black Friday deals still left for photographers, and almost all of them carry over to Cyber Monday. Here are some of the ones that stand out to me.
We have had a couple of cancellations for the Death Valley Workshop that's taking place in early January of 2022. If you would like to join us in this adventure, I recommend signing up as soon as possible, as these spots will fill up quick. To sign up for the...
Even though I'm usually a mountain person, I've always found it fun to photograph beach scenes, too. But I've also wondered why a beach scene can look terrific to my eyes while failing to translate into a photo. It took years of trial and error before I took pictures of beaches...
Photographers in some parts of the world are in for a treat, as there is a total lunar eclipse tonight! It’s visible the evening of November 18th, and/or early morning on the 19th depending on where you live. Look for it if you live in North or South America, the Pacific, very western Europe, or eastern Asia.
It can be very useful to understand how to photograph the Moon with your digital camera. Sometimes, you might want to capture the Moon when it is full and beautiful, while other times you might want to capture an interesting event like a supermoon or Lunar Eclipse.
It’s easy to look at the impressive slate of cameras today and wonder what more they could possibly do. But there’s always room for improvement, which is why I’d like to go through some of the most useful features found on some – but not enough – cameras today.
I’m happy to announce that Photography Life is hiring part-time and full-time writers to join our growing team! All the details, along with the submission form links are provided below.
What are the best walk-around settings for wildlife photography? Perhaps you just bought your first camera and want to photograph some wildlife. Or, maybe you’ve been struggling with capturing crisp and properly exposed images of wildlife for a while, and you need some guidance. If that sounds like you, read on!