Tim Moynihan

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Shooting Insect Macros on the Cheap with a Reversed Lens

If you’re looking for an inexpensive way to achieve high magnification in your photography, you <i>need</i> to know about the reverse lens macro photography …

Cameras

Tips to Capture Beautiful Seascape Photographs

The seashore. The coastline. The oceanfront. No matter what term one prefers to use, the seas have long been a favorite subject for photographers. …

Photo Composition: 9 Basic Guidelines For Better Photographs

Without rules, there would be chaos. Yet, without chaos, sometimes the art cannot be created. There are “rules” in photography, but they are more …

Understanding Depth of Field: How Focal Distance Affects DOF, Visualized

<i>Note: This is part two of a series on depth of field. you can read part one here.</i><p>This video is seen from a third person point-of-view, perpendicular …

Landscape Photography

Landscape Photography Tips

The best light is during dawn and dusk. That’s when the light is warm, the sun is in the frame, and the mood is just beautiful. However, depending on …

Landscape Photography

How to Use a Tripod (and When)

We’ve all seen them. The professional photographer – a rare breed dressed in a safari vest with countless pockets, a fanny pack (I mean, seriously? …

How to Use Shutter Speed in Photography

Learning how to use shutter speed effectively can create lively pictures and give motion to your subject without blurring your picture. Let’s define …

Depth of Field, Demystified

Introduction<p>So, you’ve snagged a super sweet DLSR or even a nice point and shoot camera and you’re ready to start taking those incredible photos …

Do It Yourself: Make Your Own Light Tent On The Cheap

Light tents are super useful tools to keep around the studio (or house). They're great for all kinds of photos ranging from product photography to …

10 Most Common Mistakes Made by New Photographers

Whenever I teach, I get a lot of requests to review images. Over time, I’ve started to notice that a majority of the mistakes I see come from the …

Digital Photography

Tips to Emphasize Your Subject in Photography

When you watch a movie there is one element that never changes: a leading character. The whole movie centers around this leading player and the story …

3 Photographic Special Effects You Can Create Without the Help of Photoshop

What do you think of when you hear the term “special effects”? Your favorite sci-fi movie or a state of the art video game, perhaps. Do you ever …

Step-by-step Guide to Long Exposure Photography

Unfortunately often it happens that the result we get is far from our expectations, and we end up classifying the long exposure as a demoniacal …

How to Freeze Motion and Capture Shots That Pop

Since I started teaching photography around 7 years ago, one thing that I've often noticed is many of my students face difficulty executing shots to …

Video: Comprehensive Introduction to Macro Photography

Landscape photographer Tim Cooper is a name we just recently shared with you. Today, we’re sharing his work with you again, this time in the form of …

These Focus Stacking Walkthroughs Will Help You Take Your Macro Photography to the Next Level

When it comes to macro photography, knowing how to properly focus stack your images can make a massive difference. To that end, the walkthrough above …

Simple Tip for Getting Tack Sharp, In Focus Landscape Photos Every Time

For landscape photographers, getting your entire scene in focus while keeping things as sharp as possible at the same time can be a challenge.<p>But if …

Exposure Basics: How to Choose ISO, Aperture, and Shutter Speed Settings

If you’re trying to break free from the auto settings on your camera and make an entry into the world of manual, it’s necessary to understand ISO, …

5 Tips for Capturing the Magical Beauty of Waterfalls

Waterfalls are one of our planet’s most amazing natural features. Whether you’re witnessing the sheer power and enormity of waterfalls such as Jim …

How to do Long Exposure Photography and Light Trails at Night

Before I understood how photography worked, I was always intrigued by light trails in images. I never understood how that happened. When I began to …

Landscape Photography

9 Quick Tips for Better Landscape Photographs

Landscape photography is a favorite at Light Stalking and a subject that the wider photographic community loves. Getting into the great outdoors to …

Shooting Larger Than Full-Frame Without Breaking the Bank or Carrying a Tank

When you’re looking to get the most bang for your buck, sometimes the best bet is to wander off the beaten path and take an alternate route. The …

Depth of Field and F-stops

Depth of field (DOF for short) is usually associated with the aperture, which is often used interchangeably with the word f-stop. The aperture …

How to Emphasize Your Main Subject in Photography

In most cases, a photograph comes to life when it contains one main point of interest. A landscape, for example, may contain a single tree, …

Guide to Creative White Balance for Landscape Photography

Why Aperture Priority is the Most Preferred Shooting Mode by Photographers

Photographers have their own shooting preferences. Some like using flash, some don’t. Some love to play around with depth of field, while others want …