Jo Wayman

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Street Photography Empowerment

Why is street photography so great? To me, it is all about self-empowerment.<p>1. Conquering your fears<p>I believe we are all endowed with gifts, talents, …

The Best Lenses for Landscapes

<b>Reader Question</b>: What’s the best lens for landscape or cityscape photography?<p><b>My Answer</b>: When I’m trying to make an interesting landscape or cityscape picture, but nothing seems to be coming together, I find it useful to work at opposite extremes with regard to lens choice (20mm and 300mm on a …

How to Capture the Moment

<b>Reader Question:</b> <b>I’ve heard photographers talk about capturing the moment. What does that mean?</b><p><b>My Answer:</b> Almost every good shot captures a unique moment in time.<p>Sometimes the moment happens right away, and sometimes you have to wait a while. It can be as simple as a woman glancing up or as complex …

Why Shoot in Raw Format?

<b>Reader Question:</b><p>Do most National Geographic photographers shoot in raw format? Why?<p><b>My Answer:</b> Yes, National Geographic photographers shoot exclusively in raw image format.<p>Shooting in raw format allows for more flexibility in making the pictures look their best in post-processing, particularly when …

How to Master White Balance

<b>Reader Question:</b> What is white balance and why is it important? Is there a downside to setting my camera to “auto”?<p><b>My Answer:</b> Before the rise of digital photography most magazine pictures were shot on color transparency film, more commonly known as slides. Slide film was calibrated to be used in …

Pictures of the week: Revising History by Jennifer Greenburg

Each week, the Guardian Weekend magazine's editorial team choose a picture, or set of pictures, that particularly tickle their fancy. This week, their choice is Jennifer Greenburg's set of revised vintage photographs

OKDOTHIS: An App for Photographers that Never Lets You Run Out of Ideas

One of the more difficult things about being a creative is having to come up with fresh ideas on a daily basis, constantly challenging yourself and …

Using Framing in composition

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

The best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

Photographer Gordon Parks - a picture from the past

Gordon Parks was one of the most important figures of twentieth century photography. His work focused on civil rights, urban life and poverty and he became the first African-American photographer to work for Life magazine. His photographic essays published in Life brought the experience of being an …

Lightroom Workflow - From Setup to a Finished Sunrise Photo

This step by step Lightroom workflow tutorial takes you from finding a location to setting up the camera all the way through processing the final …