Backlighting doesn’t have to mean ruined pictures with dark faces. And in fact, it can be good to take advantage of it when you’re photographing children. It can help you create magical silhouettes, make hair shine, and more.
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With landscape photos, you’ll often find that they’re missing something at first sight. The sky is too bright, the forest in the background is too dark, the river in the middle looks bland. This is where landscape photographers turn to a simple trick—local edits. Take a look at how to do them.
Macro is very tempting when you’re starting out in photography. But it can also be a real challenge. It’s actually one of the most technically challenging genres. Especially when you’re working outdoors and have to fight the wind and more. So join us for a look at how best to tackle outdoor macro photography.
Just about every photographer has tried portrait photography at some point. But many of them run into trouble when it comes to portrait lighting. There are several ways to go here. But for all of them, you have to keep in mind basic parameters such as the light’s intensity, quality, and color. Take a look at how to master these.
You know the situation: you need to find a specific photo, but it’s lost among your piles of other pictures and folders. Or you do find it, but only after spending dozens of minutes. And yet there’s a way to organize your photos using keywords so that you can find any one of them in just seconds.
Many photographers see vacations not only as a time of relaxation and shared activities with their families, but also as a chance to capture their loved ones in pictures. Take a look at how best to interconnect your hobby and time spent with your family.
Black-and-white photography can truly evoke a special mood and atmosphere. That’s one reason why it has so many devotees. But black-and-white pictures don’t always turn out how you expect. And yet you just have to respect a few simple rules to get black-and-white photos with a lot more magic.
A medium format camera is one with a chip that is similar in size to medium format film (typically 6 × 9.6 × 6 or 6 × 4.5 cm). It offers significantly more resolution than full frame cameras, and it has a high dynamic range. But it costs many times more than ordinary DSLRs. Do its advantages make up for its price? We tested this in practice with the Fujifilm GFX50s.