One growing trend of our age is the search for simplicity. It’s expressed in nearly everything—from our style of dress to what we eat to the buildings where we live. This minimalism also has its place in art. And art may have stood at its beginnings. Remember the pioneering Bauhaus school, which emphasized the use of basic colors and shapes, clean lines, and overall clarity across all styles. This school’s heritage lives on in many fields—including photography.
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Summer is in full swing and with it plenty of professional and amateur sporting events. It would be a shame not to make the most of them! While some sports may take a break for the summer, you can find plenty less common sports (here in Europe at least) in the summer – American football, baseball, water races, road rallies, and more. Read our tips for doing outdoor sports photography.
There are those shots that force you to go out into the field at times when others wouldn’t even consider it. There are other shots that require some planning and others where post-processing is critical. This particular photograph encompasses a bit of each of these types of photos. For this reason, I’d like to share the story of how it came to be.
How do we grapple with burnout as photographers? Where do we seek out new inspiration? How do we learn to trust our gut and let our instincts drive what we do? What leads to dissatisfaction in our work? Why do some of us see our own photography as ugly? In this article, we’ll give you suggestions that will help you awaken your creativity and in turn, get energy and passion for more photography.
At-home product or food photography doesn’t always need to involve high-tech equipment, lighting, tripods, and specialized lenses. You’d be surprised at how much can be done with the use of an old sheet, a house plant, and some natural lighting.
Portraits with horses are a great way to freshen up your portrait portfolio. If you’re getting ready to do this type of photoshoot, here are some tips for you. It’s not as easy as it looks. You’ll need to watch the horse, the model, pay attention to the right poses, and work the camera all at the same time. All of this must be done quickly before the horse starts getting bored. After reading this article, you’ll be prepared for your first equine portrait shoot and nothing will catch you by surprise.
Chasing your pets around your home while trying to get their picture is a great way to spend an afternoon! Cats have a mind of their own and won’t listen to you. They may look at you like you’re crazy, all while quietly judging you. But cats are so photogenic, we are willing to put up with some of their quirks for the sake of some awesome photos. But how do we go about editing the photos? Take a look at some basic editing tips for cat photography.
Nature is obviously best photographed in the great outdoors. However, you may find yourself limited by lighting conditions and surroundings. Also, the occasional wind doesn’t always favor working with details. You may not be able to bring the trees home, but flowers are something you can take home with you and have full control over all factors that can affect your photograph.
If you want to make your photography stand out, add some flair to your portraits, or just try something new, we have some ideas for you. To get more creative photos, you can use ordinary items you have laying around the house. Here are some tricks that you can test out right away.
In this article, we are taking a closer look at couples photography. You’re all set to go, your camera is in hand, and standing before you is a couple that wants their portrait taken. But what now? Are you feeling unsure about how to work with the couple, what to keep an eye out for, and how to pose them, all while working the camera on top of that? We’ll walk you through several ideas for acing a couples photoshoot.