Eugene Van Rooyen

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2016 BMW 650i Coupe

The 6-series is as great as ever.<p>With the 6-series, BMW has a clear winner on its hands. The beautiful coupe, based on the 5-series sedan, has exceeded expectations—despite highly ambitious pricing that positions it close to the range-topping 7-series. Even though the four-door Gran Coupe, a direct …

Magnificent Bookstore in Romania Showcases Stunning 19th-Century Architecture

This magnificent new bookstore is a treasure trove for literature lovers and architecture enthusiasts alike. Recently opened in Bucharest, Romania, the six-story Carousel of Light houses 10,000 books for sale. The building's 19th Century faade and interior was restored to preserve its breathtaking …

These 6 Essential Composition Skills Can Turn You Into a Really Good Photographer

Composition isn't just about knowing where to place elements in a frame. It isn't just about finding lines that lead to your subjects, or identifying …

Become A Better Photographer In Your Spare Time With These 5 Free Online Courses from Top Universities

Most of us probably have full time jobs that don't allow us to spend as much time learning about our beloved photography as we'd like. And, wouldn't …

How to Sharpen Photos using Adobe Lightroom

We all want tack-sharp images. Our cameras and lenses can only do so much for us, and once a photograph is <i>out</i> of the camera, the process of …

Life After Dark: Helpful Tips for Street Photography at Night

To the surprise of no one, the topic of light is relatively common here on Light Stalking; search the archives and you can easily find plenty of …

New Photographer's Guide to Blue Hour

Among the many tips and tricks new photographers get with regards to lighting, the time of day is an essential concept, which for getting some shots …

Digital Photography

The Basters

Project info<p>This is the first in a series of portraits that I am doing about the people of Namibia. Namibia is a country shrouded in mystery and wonders to the outside world. Shielded by its remoteness and empty spaces from the world, yet it is alive and bustling with life. The people are divided …

South Africa

Step-by-step Guide to Long Exposure Photography

Unfortunately often it happens that the result we get is far from our expectations, and we end up classifying the long exposure as a demoniacal …

Father and Son Duo Capture Low-Flying Planes as They Pass Over Maho Beach

What happens when you combine a beach with a runway? Lots of opportunity for truly odd photographs. After all, you don’t really associate aircraft …

7 Techniques for Turning Ordinary Subjects into Interesting Photos

There are times when it seems like the objects around you will not allow you to capture an interesting photo. In these situations, there are some …

Landscape Photography

The Five Tips to Creating Amazing Landscape Photos

In an instant, one can feel as though they are in another world. As a landscape photographer you have the power to transport someone in the blink of …

How to Get Super Sharp Landscape Photography Images

If you want to learn how to get super sharp landscape photography images, here’s my list of top tips - it's not as hard as you might think.

Landscape Photography

10 Silly Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Image Quality

How many times have you captured an amazing image only to view it on your computer, or as a print, and realize that you screwed something up along …

12 Expert Tips For Photographing Cityscapes At Night

<b>Jimmy Mcintyre</b> <i>is a travel photographer and educator. His photos have been published in local and national magazines, including the BBC. His online</i> …

9 Mistakes In Landscape Photography And How To Avoid Them

<b>Michael Leggero</b> <i>is a professional nature and travel photographer with 20 years of experience. A commercial stock photographer, Michael is now</i> …

10 Tips for Getting More Out of Your Photography Gear

Recently, I was asked to contribute a <i>What’s in your bag</i> article to the HDROne magazine. As I was writing it, I started thinking about photographers …

Reflection Photos to get you Motivated

A puddle in the road, plate glass windows, or a shiny car – what do they all have in common? They provide great opportunities to get reflection …

Series Creates Dreamlike Black and White Landscapes Through Lengthy Exposures

Greek fine art photographer Vassilis Tangoulis creates beautiful, dreamlike landscapes through lengthy exposures in his black and white series “Misty …

Landscape Photography

The long shadow of Chernobyl

Victor Gaydack is now in his 70s and lives in a Kiev suburb. In April 1986 he was a major in the Russian army, on duty when reactor four at Chernobyl exploded. He was one of tens of thousands of fit, young “liquidators” sent in from all over the Soviet Union to try to make safe the stricken …

The Best Free Online Photography Courses and Tutorials

Given my interest in lifelong learning and skill-development, I often ask people which new skills they’re looking to learn. The most common response? …

Establishing a Successful Photography Brand with Jonathan Daniel Pryce

<i>This piece originally appeared in our guide Breaking into Fashion Photography– for the full article download the guide here.</i><p>Fashion photographer …

A Detailed Guide to Creating Stunning City Images

Whether you’re traveling around or venturing out beyond your own backyard, cities offer an endless supply of interesting locations and moments for …

Landscape Photography

Shoot Less, Think More: 4 Ways to Take Fewer But Better Images

While digital photography has revolutionized the way we take photos by leveling the field for everyone to get decent images, that very revolution has …

How to make money as a street photographer: A no nonsense guide - INSPIRED EYE

Many have emailed me asking me how to make money as a street photographer, so I decided to create this no nonsense guide. Included are the basics of …