Brian Wenk

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The 10 best mountain villages in Tuscany

TweetWhen you think about Tuscany I bet the first thing that comes to your mind is something like Florence, Siena or the iconic countrysides of the …

Italy

How to Fine Tune Your Exposures With Spot Metering

The metering systems of today’s digital cameras are light years beyond cameras of just 10 to 15 years ago. What this means is that in many …

Digital Cameras

Portable Photography Lighting and Removing Distractions in Photoshop

A big problem that photographers often run into when preparing for a shoot is location restrictions. There are a whole lot of interesting commercial …

Photography

Which Light Modifier Do I Choose?

Silver Bounce Umbrella<p>How many of you out there are afraid of, or intimidated by off-camera lighting? Don’t be afraid to admit it; I was in that same …

The Importance of a Focal Point

A focal point is the part of an image that draws the eye of a viewer to the most important part of the image or the area that you want to highlight. …

Landscape Photography

How to Take Great Portraits Outdoors

Have you ever taken a picture outside only to realize afterward that the sky is white instead of blue? Or the subject of your image is too dark? Or …

3 Workouts to Improve your Photography

Consider applying these new workouts in your photography routine and you will improve your skills and creativity.

Photography

7 Things I Do To Prepare for a Long Day of Photography

First image from a ~7 Hour photo walk I recently did<p>Being a photographer is like playing a game of chess, you must think first before you move. No …

A Year of Forest Life Captured with Timelapse Photography

While living on the outskirts of Bloomington, Indiana, filmmaker and photographer Samuel Orr started collecting short bits of timelapse footage of …

Repetition and Patterns in Photography

The root word of repetition is “repeat”. When you repeat a certain size or shape or color you add strength to the overall image. Repetition is a …

Landscape Photography

How to Remove Distractions from the Background of a Photo with Photoshop

Anyone who has shot group photos outdoors knows that determining the best camera location can be a difficult task. On bright, sunny days you can’t …

Tutorials

The Battle We Didn’t Choose: Capturing My Wife’s Fight With Breast Cancer

<i>Warning: This article contains powerful and emotional content that may be difficult to view</i><p>I knew the first minute I saw Jennifer that she was the …

Top 15 Photoshop Tools Every Photographer Should Know

Photoshop is a magnificent tool that can help you save time and money by editing images in an efficient manner. Unfortunately, the learning curve for …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Long Term Review: Canon EF 17-40mm f/4 L

A wide-angle lens definitely has its place in most photographers bag. They have many possible uses. Although their primary use is for landscapes as …