Photograpy

By David Harrison | Articles, posts and pages of interest to me

How To Use The Basics Of Lightroom To Add More Punch To Your Photos

Photography wouldn't be the amazing medium it is if we couldn’t end up with the images we intended to capture with our cameras.<p>In the film era, this …

Tutorials

4 Tips to Organize Your Photos in Lightroom

Lightroom is one of the most widely-used programs for photographers today, with good reason. In addition to extensive editing options in the Develop …

Adobe shows you how to make your own Profiles in Camera Raw

The latest major release of Adobe Camera Raw, Lightroom CC, and Lightroom Classic CC unveiled all new "Profiles" to the world, including six new …

Understanding the science of camera sensors

When we see a technical video posted online, purporting to explain some scientific concept that has to do with photography, we typically brace …

My Thoughts on the SmugMug Flickr Acquisition

Yesterday, we learned that the photo-sharing site Flickr has been acquired by the photo sharing site SmugMug. Terms of the acquisition were not …

Flickr Has Been Acquired by SmugMug

Huge news in the photo sharing world today: SmugMug just announced that it has acquired Flickr from Yahoo, which was itself acquired by Verizon last …

How to Use Lightroom CC Mobile and Web with Lightroom Classic

These Are The Classic Focal Lengths For The Classic Photography Genres

One of the best parts of getting serious about photography is discovering everything you can achieve with a broad array of lenses. It can be …

How To Make Killer Wide-Angle Landscapes

I still remember getting my first 16-35mm lens on a full- frame camera. It was like a whole new world of possibilities had been opened up for me. I …

How to Focus in Landscape Photography

Focusing is one of the pillars of photography. If you don’t focus in the right place, at best, your photos won’t be as sharp as possible – and, at …

Tips for Doing Photography On Gray Gloomy Days

Few things dampen photo-taking spirits more than rainy and gloomy days. Especially if you are on a trip to an exciting location and the clouds and …

How to Get the Most from Lightroom Presets

Where should I start when talking about Lightroom presets? The subject has been covered so many different ways by so many different writers that at …

Understanding Aperture and Landscape Photography – Why F16 Isn’t the Only Choice

Landscape photography is, in my opinion, one of the most difficult disciplines of outdoor photography, and perhaps one of the most challenging genres …

Landscape Photography

Bite Size Tips: How to Get the Perfect Exposure with a Histogram

The histogram is one of the most useful tools in the camera that helps to evaluate proper exposure and is also one of the least understood and used …

Landscape Photography

Wide-Angle Versus Telephoto Lenses for Landscape Photography

When you arrive at a beautiful scene, open your camera bag, and reach in to pick out a lens for landscape photography, which one do you usually …

Landscape Photography

6 Tips for How to Photograph Waterfalls

Waterfalls are some of the most beautiful natural features you will ever get the chance to photograph and are a very popular subject for landscape …

5 Little Known Lightroom Tools That Will Make Your Photos Better

The topic of post-processing isn’t an uncommon one here at Light Stalking, and readers are treated to a relatively wide range of processing-related …

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*Updated* Adobe is preparing a major Lightroom Classic performance update, and we got to try it

This article has been updated to include results from a 2015 quad-core Apple MacBook Pro.<p>Adobe Lightroom Classic users have been pining for a serious …

9 ways to become a better image-maker

I remember the first photography workshop that I took part in, one of the coolest things that came from it was that, for at least two to three weeks …

Five easy things you can do now to make better photos

We are all familiar with the common ones of making sure focus is correct, rule of thirds, tangents, and great gear. However, there are a few ways of …

The Wedding Bus

So, having had a lovely breakfast in The Crown Inn B&B, we set off for Compton Chamberlayne to look at a church that I thought had early family …

Slow Life Down by Doing Some Long Exposure Photography

Long exposure photography can take time, planning, and patience in waiting for the right conditions to develop. In this 13-minute video blog, Thomas …

Landscape Photography

Exposure Triangle: Making Sense of Aperture, Shutter Speed & ISO

By Viktor ElizarovHow important is exposure in photography? What are the components of exposure? What is the “Exposure Triangle”? These are the …

Shutter Speed

Introducing Backup and Sync for Google Photos and Google Drive

You probably keep your most important files and photos in different places—your computer, your phone, various SD cards, and that digital camera you …

15 Essential Apps for Every Photographer's Smartphone

There are many good photography apps available for smartphones running iOS or Android. Apps like Instagram and VSCO Cam make it easy to take, and …

Apps

This Interactive Exposure Tool Helps You Understand the Exposure Triangle

Understanding the exposure triangle of shutter speed, aperture, and ISO is one of the first steps in learning photography. To help people wrap their …

Shutter Speed