Klaus Herrmann

3 Magazines | 12,538 Articles | 39,212 Followers | 17 Likes | @farbspiel | ...a creative mind with a passion for teaching (photographer, former scientist, author and teacher)

When to Use a Higher ISO for Landscape Photography

For landscape photography, most of the time, you’ll end up using your camera’s base ISO. That’s the power of a tripod; it lets you set long enough …

Nature Photography

A Dutch Classic


Hills of Gold

Whisper of Nature

Myths and Truths: Are You and Your Art Ready for Galleries?

Some artists have dreamed about having their work on display in art galleries since they were young. Others dream of the fame it will bring the …


Focal Length and Field of View Explained in 4 Steps

Just like our eyes are our windows to the outer world, lenses are the eyes of the camera to the outer world.<p>And just like each person has different …


5 Must-Know Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts

For those who spend a significant amount of time retouching images in Photosho, keyboard shortcuts are life-savers. They not only reduce the use of …

Hamnoy scenery

Milky Way

golden blue

Autumn At Christmas

Photographer Captures Light Pillars in the Icy Night Sky

Photographer Timothy Joseph Elzinga was woken up by his 2-year-old at 1:30 a.m. last Friday when he noticed what looked like colorful auroras dancing …


Tips for Conserving Your Camera Battery’s Power

You’re deep in the middle of a shoot when, suddenly, you’re filled with a sense of dread because the tiny red “low battery” symbol has reared its …


I Earned More From Photo Gigs in 2016 With My iPhone Than My DSLRs

2016 ended in a most fitting fashion for the new way I am trying to earn a living as a freelance photographer. On December 27, I was on Montara Beach …


This photographer takes photos of flowers and plants using UV-induced visible fluorescence, and the results are beautiful

I love photos of plants, flowers and nature. After seeing (and taking) my fair share of these, I started to believe it’s not easy to make them …


Getting Started As A Fashion Photographer Part 3 | Bartering For Studio Time, Fresh Faces, & Housing

<i>“The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it, keep looking. Don’t settle.”</i> – Steve Jobs<p><b>Getting Started As A Fashion</b> …


Mount Rundle

maple cave



Quick and Easy Tips for Improved Long Exposures

Long exposure images might look like they’re complex, but when it comes down to it, the process of getting a great long exposure image really isn’t …


Voice-controlled photo editing: coming soon to Photoshop?

Adobe Research is experimenting with a voice-controlled photo editing virtual assistant. A demo video uploaded to Adobe's YouTube account shows how …

How to Use a Cookie Sheet and a Wood Stump to Shoot Better iPhone Photos

Photographer and DP Peter McKinnon is not an “iPhoneographer”, but that hasn’t stopped some of his fans from asking for tips on taking better …


Zoom vs. prime lenses - breaking the two most common misconceptions

In addition to “analog vs. digital”, there’s another everlasting argument between photographers: <b>zoom vs. prime lenses</b>. Many people choose one side …

Cold as Ice

Summer Sunset


A Light in the Darkness

3 Steps to Removing Shadows With Custom Luminosity Masks

Luminosity Masks Made Easy<p>If you’ve spent any amount of time in Photoshop you will inevitably run into a situation where you are looking for a bit …