Abi Sofyan Ghifari

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People are falling in love with a simple productivity system that just uses pen and paper

I’m one of those people who is constantly testing out new productivity apps in the hopes that <i>this</i> is the technology that will transform my life for good. Each new app promises to make me more efficient than the last.<p>But I’ve never been able to find a method that quite beats the flexibility and …

How to Get Landscapes Sharp with Focus Stacking

A key aspect of successful landscape photography is image sharpness. Usually, it is desirable to ensure that all elements of a scene, whether close …

Aspect Ratios in Landscape Photography

Composition is often the key to the difference between a good landscape photograph and a great landscape photograph. There are oft quoted rules that …

Seascape Photography Tips

One of my favourite places to shoot is the coast due to its variety and ease of access. I’m fortunate to live in a country such as New Zealand which …

Tips for Great HDR Sunsets

HDR is a bit of a buzz word in photography in the last while and there is much debate about it, whether it’s good or bad, appropriate or not, or even …

5 Tips for Shooting Landscapes with Greater Impact

Hands down, the number one question I get is how to make better landscape images. Many fall into the new-gear trap thinking that when I upgrade to …

Photography

3 Steps to Gorgeous Landscape Images

A Guest Contribution by Todd Sisson – author of our Landscape Photography and Landscape Photography Post Processing eBooks. During the writing of …

Photographing the Perfect Landscape

Rolling hills and vales, enchanting areas of woodland, rugged shorelines and a dappled spring meadow can all become the most obvious of subjects for …

How To Photograph Reflections In Water

One of my favourite things to do when I travel is to go on a quest to find a body of water that has a reflection of a landmark. Photographing a …

How to Get Foregrounds Right in Photography

After my last overseas trip I received emails from two fellow travelers from the tour group I shared two weeks with as I toured around Turkey. Both …

Getting Landscapes Sharp: Hyperfocal Distances and Aperture Selection

An important element of landscape photography is ensuring that all of the key elements within your composition are sharp. This can often include …

4 Rules of Composition for Landscape Photography

Lonely tree by Tore H. on 500px While I’m not always a fan of sticking strictly to the ‘rules’ or ‘guidelines’ of photography I think they can be …

3 Reasons to Shoot Vertical Aspect Landscapes and 6 Tips on How to Shoot Them

A Guest Contribution by Todd Sisson – author of our Landscape Photography eBook. The majority of landscape images are photographed in the horizontal …

4 Essential Ingredients for Great Landscape Photographs

When you are out in the field and you’re not sure if your the image you are making is any good, go through this quick mental checklist to see if your …

Composing Dynamic Landscape Images

A Guest Post by Todd Sisson from www.sisson.co.nz and author of our Living Landscapes eBook – a guide to taking stunning Landscapes. As a landscape …

10 Tips for Landscape Photographers

By Declan O’Neill “Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer – and often the supreme disappointment.” – Ansel Adams. So many …

For Beginners - Learning to See

Photography is about vision – real or perceived. Before we take the camera out of the bag we must first learn to look at what we are seeing, and to …

5 Easy Photoshop Tips for Beginners - Digital Photography School

Photography

A Beginners Introduction to Using Layers

Using layers in your photo editing software is one of the most important things you can do to create great images. Layers are so powerful, even the …

Photo Editing

Beginners Tips for Night Sky and Star Photography

The best tips for doing star photography right in your own backyard. Pro tips on making your star photography look like magic.

Bird Photography Tips for Beginners

The colour and texture of birds’ plumage makes them fascinating subjects for photography, made all the more exciting by their fleeting and elusive …

Nature and Wildlife Photography Tips for Beginners

If you have an interest in wildlife or nature photography there is a good chance you have seen an image at some point that has completely taken your …

A Beginners Guide to Seascape Photography

Seascapes are often seen as a subset of landscape photography. This is true, but I feel that seascapes have their own specific techniques that need …

Understanding Depth of Field for Beginners

Learn how depth of field (DoF), can enhance your photos and the three main factors that influence depth of field in photography.

How to Take Sharp Images

Getting your digital images perfectly sharp is something that most photographers want – however clean, crisp, sharp images can be difficult to …

11 Tips for Beginner Photographers

submitted by CSS from www.heretocreate.com As a new photographer, these are some of the ideas that have helped get me going. Update: Also check out …

10 Questions to Ask When Taking a Photo

What goes through your mind in the moments as you raise your digital camera up to take a shot and before you press the shutter? If you’re like many …

Automatic Exposure Bracketing (AEB)

Have you ever been photographing a subject with tricky lighting or lots of variation between bright and darker areas but were not sure what exposure …

Digital Photography

Understanding Histograms

“I was flicking through my camera’s menu today and came across a little graph labeled ‘histogram’. What is it and should I take any notice of it? Is …

Digital Camera Modes

This week I did an informal survey on a few of my digital camera owning friends and asked them to nominate which shooting modes that they most …