Matthew Valdez

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7 Unmissable Travel Destinations for Every Photographer's Bucket List

From our backyard to the wilderness of Antarctica, the world is full of incredible photographic possibilities. Traveling and photography are prefect …

Machu Picchu

House for a Photographer / Studio Razavi architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The defining concept for this house, commissioned by a photographer as both his summer house and studio, …

Architecture

My Favorite Camera Settings and Why I Use Them

Every photographer has their own personal style and way of shooting that is unique to them. In this article I want to share some of my favorite …

Landscape Photography

Photographer Brings Drone Into One of the World’s Largest River Caves

Back in March 2015, photographer Ryan Deboodt captured the world’s attention by bringing his drone into Hang Son Doong, the single largest cave in …

Drones

These Photos Show the Sun Bouncing During 24-Hour Sunlight in Antarctica

If you ever visit Antarctica in the summer, you’ll find yourself in a place where there’s 24 hours of sunlight in a day. Instead of setting in the …

Time-lapse Photography

Google Uses Tiny Camera Cars to Shoot Tiny Street View of Tiny World

Google’s Street View cameras have gone to the ends of the Earth, from under the sea to desolate deserts, in order to document the world in photos. …

Shooting Portraits with a Giant Mirror in the Corner of an Open Pit Mine

We’ve seen a number of photographers use mirrors in creative ways in recent years. Photographer Stefan Schlumpf recently decided to go big with the …

Photography

El Bokeh Wall: How to Create a Beautiful Background with Aluminum Foil

I recently wrote an article about 8 Reasons You Should Buy A 50mm f/1.8 Lens and one part was about using it with the “El Bokeh Wall.” What’s an El …

DSLR Cameras

8 Tips for Any Photographer Using Any Camera

As 2016 gets underway, I’d like to share 8 tips on how to take and make better images. To prove that this has nothing to do with how much fancy gear …

Landscape Photography

Using Photoshop to Create a Magical Photo of a Man Rowing Into the Clouds

My name is Mohammed Sattar, and I’m a photographer and digital artist. My goal isn’t to capture reality — it’s to create dreams.<p>One of my most …