Aly Wight

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Quick Tip: How Irving Penn Made Group Portraits Look Dynamic

Like other photographers who excel at shooting group portraits, celebrity photographer Christopher Patey says he owes much to the influence of …

Photography

10 Top Tips to Get Started with Still Life Photography

There aren’t any photographic practices that date back further than still life photography: when photography originated, making a picture required …

Photography

7 LANDMARK PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FOR AVOIDING CLICHÉD PHOTOS

INCLUDE PEOPLE<p>Although large crowds of tourists can ruin a photo, one or two well-placed people provide an added focal point for your shot, creating …

Photography

Two Tips to Make Interesting Photos From Uninteresting Scenes

Sometimes, there isn’t a whole lot to a photo: nothing’s moving, or it’s a scene without a strong subject. How do you — the photographer — make it …

How to Photograph Beauty in the Mundane

I’ve been super-inspired recently in my photography: finding more beauty in everyday life — in the small details. Life is great!<b>Respark your creative</b> …

Retrobatch for Mac means you can finally ditch Photoshop

Acorn is one of the two best1 Mac image editors for normal humans. Retrobatch, from the same developer, is a batch-processor for images, letting you build simple or fancy workflows that can do pretty much anything to your images, automatically. If you regularly resize photos, remove location data, …

Stoic Entrepreneurship

Yellow blur Cindy at night. Tokyo, 2018Dear friend,Another thought which might benefit you: embrace the philosophy of Stoicism, and apply it to your …

Lake Baikal Is Your Quarterly Reminder That Our World Is Beautiful

What’s on your travel bucket list? Iceland? Norway? New Zealand? Ever considered Siberia? Neither did I, but after this two-minute video, that just …

Photography 101: The best YouTube channels for learning about photography- Technology News, Firstpost

When I was starting out with photography, <b>YouTube</b> was only just becoming popular. It was a platform to share videos with friends more than a platform …

Videography

Beginner to Expert: The Ultimate 50 Street Photography Tips for You

My goal of this blog is to share my experience of learning Street Photography myself. Along this road, I wrote many long-form articles on certain …

5 Creative Photography Projects For a Rainy Day

Rain and photography can get along well, as long as our gear remains dry and safe. As of a couple of years ago, weatherproof cameras and lenses have …

21 essential landscape photography tips you need to know

The wind in your hair, a camera slung over your shoulder and a great location in mind: nothing beats getting out into the great outdoors to shoot …

How to Crush Street Photography Using These Great Tips (VIDEO)

One of the best places in the world for street photography are the colorful streets of Tokyo, Japan. And that’s where street photographer Pierre T. …

Getting exposure right is hard. It's all about balance

Previously on RedShark News, I’ve explained the mechanisms of exposure and the means of measuring it. Today I’ll tackle the crux of the matter: how …

4 Common Composition Mistakes Photographers Should Avoid

No one is born a photographic genius. Even masters of the medium have to go through a great deal of trial and error to develop a unique sense of …

Relax: Here's 30 Cool Photography Links That Will Go Nicely With a Coffee

As contemporary photographers and authors work in our modern world, they are publishing some of the greatest images and articles in the field of …

Why I Made My First Online Course: Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Mastering Photography on Udemy

Dear friend,I am very excited to share the news of my first online course, “Ultimate Beginner’s Guide To Mastering Photography” on Udemy. First of …

It's time to pick a better smartphone photo editing app

Ditch the stock Instagram filters for something more sophisticated.<p>Smartphone cameras have gotten fantastic over the past couple years, but many of them have also developed a distinct aesthetic. The iPhone camera, for instance, often compresses your highlights with its HDR function in order to keep …

Quick Tips for Professional Looking Food Shots

Whether you're shooting your favorite dish to add something casual to your Instagram or Facebook account and still want it to fit the aesthetics of …

Photography

Aerial Photographs Of Myanmar Temples

Photographer and architect <b>Dimitri Karanikolov</b> has produced a series of aerial photographs of the Myanmar region (better known as Burma). Thus, we …

How to Take Better Photos

Dear friend,A philosophical question: <i>why</i> take “better” photos?Okay, so as photographers, I think all of us generally strive to make “better” photos. …

“Life Looks Better Through a Viewfinder”—Mentoring and Wisdom from David Alan Harvey

David Alan HarveyThe Magnum photographer speaks about why every emerging photographer needs a mentor, his years shooting for National Geographic, and how he maintains his vision across personal and assigned work.<i>David Alan Harvey wears many hats—as founder and editor of burn magazine, he discovers</i> …

Fine Art Photographer Captures the Melancholic Beauty of a Rainy Day

Rome-based Italian photographer Alessio Trerotoli captures the melancholic beauty of rainy days in his fine art photography series, <i>Raindrop Blues</i>. Believing raindrops can be compared to a blues song, as they “fall with a repetitive but fascinating rhythm,” Trerotoli aims to transport his viewers …

Don't Be Afraid to Take Risks With Your Photography

I don't mean hanging out of a car window untethered to get a shot of another moving car (although that sounds kind of fun). What I mean is don't be …

Street Photography Tips from a National Geographic Photographer

Where do you start with street photography? In this video Chelsea Northrup hooks up with well-known <i>National Geographic</i> photographer Ira Block for a …

Five Ways to Improve Your Photographic Compositions

Composition is one of the hardest things we deal with as photographers. It is complex and can seem like a neverending pursuit. Today, we’ll look at …

Five Ways to Get Inspired to Create Better Photos

Creativity and inspiration wax and wane, and it can be difficult to constantly produce new and innovative ideas. Nonetheless, there's a lot you can …

What to Do When Your Photography Plans Don't Work Out

Being a landscape photographer means that the most meticulous or sometimes frivolous thing we do is pre-plan. Sometimes, these plans are our way to …

What is “good light” and how to find it and use it in portrait photography

How do you know when you’ve found “good light?” In this video, photographer Sean Tucker will try to answer this question. This is the first video in …

How to Find Good Natural Light for Portraits (VIDEO)

As part of his “Good Light: Learning to Write with Light and Shadow” series, photographer Sean Tucker has released this gem of a tutorial. In the …