John Woodward

35 Flips | 1 Magazine | 2 Likes | @JohnWoodwar3rdj | Keep up with John Woodward on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “John Woodward”

A Beginner’s Guide to Photographing Flowers

Photographing flowers is one of the most enjoyable and rewarding types of photography around. Yet it can be surprisingly difficult, even for more …

3 Great Ways to Create Black and White Photos in Lightroom

In this Lightroom tutorial, Nathaniel Dodson will convert a simple landscape photo to black and white and use the scrubby finger and sliders in the …

Photographing flowers – some techniques. By Dirk Dom

Photographing flowers – some techniques. By Dirk Dom Hi! 42 years ago I got a Canon FTb SLR with a 50mm f/1.8 lens. First thing I bought was a set of …

Cameras

Serge Ramelli Reveals His Lightroom Secrets for Creating Dramatic B&W Photographs (VIDEO)

Serge Ramelli is an accomplished Paris-based photographer known for dramatic black-and-white imagery, and in the video below he reveals how he uses …

Photography

7 Secrets of Black and White Photography

We’ve all heard it … “to master black and white photography you must learning to see in black and white” – but just how do you do that?<p>It can …

Beginner Photography Tip: 4 Easy Ideas for Posing Couples

I don't know about you, but one of the things that I struggled with most when I was just starting out as a photographer was posing people for …

How to Find Your Purpose in Photography

Dear friend; I want to write you a letter on finding your purpose in photography — and giving you a chance to reflect on <i>why</i> you make photos.<p>A …

Nail your focus every single time with this DIY lens calibration solution

Whenever I buy a new lens, I have to calibrate it and AF fine tune five different DSLRs. Two are my primary stills shooters, and three are for video. …

How I Photograph

Dear friend,<p>I want to share some practical tips on <i>how</i> I photograph:<p>1. Don’t listen to me<p>First of all, I am a pretty lazy photographer. I spend most …

Shoot Stunning Flower Images - Digital Photo Magazine

<i>Alstroemeria Medley: I photographed this arrangement of Alstroemerias (Peruvian lilies) straight down on a light box, then used a series of LAB color</i> …

The New Guide To Learning Photography – The Old One Was Backwards

Familiarize yourself with your camera, learn the exposure triangle, learn composition rules, and then learn everything else (visual story telling, …

Storytelling

Is How I See Color How You See Color? Four Games That Test Your Color Vision

Photographers typically spend a lot of time thinking about color, everything from editing in Photoshop, calibrating a screen, or lighting with gels …

Finally! A Monitor that Displays Colors Correctly!

My colleagues at Photofocus have heard me and seen me say some very choice words during a time, not so long ago, when I had a monitor that wouldn’t …

Long Exposure Photography Without Filters

Have you ever heard about long exposure photography? Even if you haven’t, I’m certain that you’ve seen many images where this technique has been …

Simple Tips for Tack-Sharp Landscape Photos

I'd say that of any genre of photography, landscapes have to be the most popular, right?I mean, that's not to take anything away from portraiture or …

Landscape Photography

Simple Yet Effective Composition Tips That Have Tons of Impact

I remember the first camera I got, and all I wanted to do was bolt outside and start taking pictures that I just knew would be jaw-droppingly …

Spectacular Mountain Landscape Photography by Max Rive

<b>Max Rive</b> is a talented 30-year-old photographer, adventurer and climber from the Netherlands, who runs worldwide photo tours and shoots stunning …

These Two Lightroom Tutorials Are Guaranteed to Improve Your Nature & Landscape Photographs

Most landscape and nature photographers consider Lightroom’s Graduated Filter to be almost indispensable for processing their images. The ability to …

Extraordinary Photographies of Dancers by Shinichi Maruyama

Born in 1968 in Nagano, Japan, the artist Shinichi Maruyama set out to settle on the other side of the Pacific Ocean in 2003. He has just reinvented …

18 Lightroom shortcuts to speed up your editing

<b>Adobe's Lightroom is an impressive programme, and one that many photographers find vital in their editing process. Pro photographer Ben Hall runs</b> …

Is Photography Art?

Yes, photography is art.<p>## 1. My definition of art<p>I define art as the following:<p>> Integrating your soul into the creative work you make.<p>I don’t …

Street Photography

From dreams to legacy: New book details the five stages of retirement

While those still in the workforce may regard retirement as a key moment in their financial journeys, in fact retirement is not an event but a …

Unlock the Hidden Power of Lightroom with These Quick Tips from Anthony Morganti (VIDEO)

Adobe Lightroom is a powerful and widely used tool, but like other comprehensive editing applications it has some hidden features that are unfamiliar …

Tutorials

Get lost in the best photos from the Scottish Landscape Photographer Of The Year Awards

<b>Fancy a breath of fresh air without leaving your desk?</b><p>Science says we should take regular screen-breaks to keep our eyes and brains healthy.<p>But if, …

How I Motivate Myself to Write

Writing is fucking hard. Far more unnatural than writing, photographing, or any other artistic form.<p>1. Writing is just expressing your soul<p>It has …

Creative Writing

How I Transitioned from a Musician to a Photographer

I’d love to give you some philosophical answers on how my photography connects to my music, but I can’t. Truthfully, I invested my time in …

How to Add the Fibonacci Spiral Composition to Your Photography

Dear friend,<p>I want to use this time to think about how to add more curves, dynamism, and perhaps the legendary ‘fibonacci spiral’ to your …

Street Photography

20 Quick Tips For Photographing Abraham Lake In The Winter

Abraham Lake is an artificial lake found in the Canadian Rockies. It can be reached by taking the David Thompson Highway off the Icefields Parkway …

Landscape Photography

Do photographers see what other people don't?

I had a few hours to kill before work this morning. So I decided to head down to a public garden a few miles from my house. In the summer this place …