Michael Herskovitz

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Fundamental Foreground Factors

There are three primary reasons for incorporating good foregrounds into your landscapes. First and foremost, they provide a leading line that draws …

Landscape Photography

11 Quick Landscape Photography Tips to Instantly Improve Your Photos

The great thing about landscape photography is that there are so many possibilities for creating an awesome photo.Whether you prefer mountains or …

Landscape Photography

How to Assemble Your Pictures into a Photography Portfolio

As a photographer, images are just the start. How do you decide which are your best photographs? How do you selectively choose the best that …

Photography

7 Keys for Creating Stunning Urban Landscape Photography

When thinking of landscape photography, what often comes to mind are photographs of mountainsides or desolate beaches, but landscape photography is …

Landscape Photography

Tips in Taking Urban Photography

advertising<p><i>Video credits: Peter McKinnon via YouTube</i><p>I miss writing about <b>photography</b> so I reckoned about what's a good topic today. It didn't take …

Landscape Photography

6 Things To Look For When Photographing Urban Landscapes

Landscape photography, despite the perception, is not limited to the wilderness, beaches, and mountains. Urban landscapes, with their concrete and …

Landscape Photography

On Nature: What settings Should I Use For Wildlife Photography?

(<b>Editor’s note:</b><p>When we talk about photographing behaviors and events as they unfold, we think about being “reactive”, or shooting on the fly. In a …

Shutter Speed

How To Create Amazing Compositions Simply by Using Color

Using color can be amazingly creative. Memorable photographs are all about contrast, and even though we might immediately think of black and white …

Color Wheel

Elevations & Avenues: Matt Petosa captures the beauty of New York's buildings

There's something about the facade of a building. Its little details and colours. The way it changes at different times of the day. How it sits …

Architecture

8 Ways to Improve the Composition of Your Landscape Photos

8. Balance<p>It’s important to ensure that your images are well-balanced. If you position some elements off to the side, you’ll usually want to balance …

Landscape Photography

How to photograph landscapes at night by moonlight

Landscape photography by moonlight can provide a different way of producing wonderful and mesmerizing photographs in both color and black and white. …

Landscape Photography

7 KEYS FOR CREATING STUNNING URBAN LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY

When thinking of landscape photography, what often comes to mind are photographs of mountainsides or desolate beaches, but landscape photography is …

Landscape Photography

8 Architecture Photography Tips to Master

8 Tips To Master The Art of Architecture Photography<p>July 24, 2018<p>Architecture is art — but pretending that photographing a building is simple will …

Landscape Photography

13 New York Buildings That Stick Out Like Sore Thumbs

Walking around the city, one often encounters architectural anomalies: a glassy, undulating Gehry, say, or an alley of colorful Greek Revivals. But …

Manhattan

5 Creative Tips On How To Take Amazing Abstract Photos 5 Tips on How to Create Abstract Photos

If you’re feeling a bit bored by your regular photographs, perhaps it’s time to embrace something entirely different – abstract photography.<p>Abstract …

Landscape Photography

Summer Wildflowers

Shooting stars, Yosemite. Handheld (a rarity for me) at 1/200th sec., f/4, ISO 400. I’m almost always using medium to small apertures to get …

Landscape Photography

3 Advanced Photographic Composition Techniques That You Probably Don't Know

Photographic composition is a topic that usually begins with discussions about the rule of thirds and golden section and ends with people's eyes …

Landscape Photography

The Great Expanse: 8 Tips on How to Photograph Landscapes in Their Best Light

(<b>Editor's note:</b> This landscape photography how-to is sponsored by Tamron.)<p>I've always loved the natural world and was hiking, backpacking, and …

7 Tips for Focusing on Fine Details in Your Landscape Photography

7. Be Aware of Atmospheric Conditions<p>Don’t overlook the impact that different atmospheric conditions can have on your resulting images. The morning …

15 Composition Tips for Photographers

Cameras, lenses, and other equipment are the tools of the trade. But at the end of the day, it all boils down to the skill of the photographer. A …

Landscape Photography

How to Choose a Focal Point for Your Landscape Composition

Conclusion<p>Composition plays a dramatic role in landscape photography that can sometimes be overlooked. <b>If we consider simply the beauty of the scene</b> …

Photography 101: Mastering the golden hour

Shooting portraits during the golden hour<p>Warm light is the most flattering for skin tones and soft light is more forgiving on faces and bodies than …

Exploring Different Ways to Photograph Architecture

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> We welcome Michael Muraz, an international award-winning architecture photographer, bringing technical precision and creative passion …

A Guide to Photographing Birds and Wildlife in a Wetland Area

A short drive from my home north of Fairbanks, Alaska lies a small wetland. It’s a bog-like mosaic of ponds and water-filled inlets lined with …

Landscape Photography Tips: How to Photograph Mountains

Not sure why your photos of mountains don't look that great?<p>Well, it could be because of any number of simple mistakes that diminish your ability to …

A GUIDE TO ARCHITECTURAL PHOTOGRAPHY

Architecture surrounds us every day, and is a very popular photography subject. Follow this guide to help you take some stunning architectural …

6 Tips To Improve Your Architectural Photography

Architectural photography is a genre that almost every photographer tries out at some point, but not many people truly manage to master it. Just like …

Why You Should Generally Underexpose Your Images

<i>Want more Useful Photography Tips? Click here.</i><p>One of the biggest and best tips that I could possibly give any photographer about modern digital …

Are You Making These 7 Mistakes in Landscape Photography?

Ever feel you are not quite nailing it with your landscape photos? Something amiss but you cannot quite work out what it is? The fact is whilst …

11 Surefire Landscape Photography Tips

My first love in photography when I first got my trusty old Minolta SLR as a teenager was <b>landscape photography</b>. There’s something about getting out …