Ralph Solomon

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Learn How to Do Long Exposure Photography

When each frame takes a half a minute or more to capture, the road to learning long exposure photography can be a long one. Here’s a much-needed …

Landscape Photography

3 Tips on How to Capture Moon Pictures

In the wake of January’s Super Blue Blood Moon Eclipse, you might be wondering how so many photographers captured perfectly stunning photos of the …

Landscape Photography

The 25 Most Photogenic (and Breathtaking) Spots in America

From the sky-blue alleyways of Morocco to the hot-air balloons over Cappadocia, our bucket list is <i>beyond</i> full. But you don’t need a passport to see …

National Parks

The Best Settings for Night Photography

Night photography is a fascinating genre of landscape photography. You’re standing outside in total darkness but the camera display shows something …

Landscape Photography

Tamron Announces New Lenses for DSLR and Mirrorless Cameras

Today Tamron released details about two new lenses coming soon: a telephoto zoom for Nikon and Canon DSLRs, and a standard zoom for Sony mirrorless …

Cameras

Flash: High-Speed Sync

High-speed sync allows the photographer to use flash at shutter speeds faster than the native sync speed of the camera. For example, if the normal …

Nature Photography

My Favorite Neutral Density Filter

Ever since purchasing a circular polarizer filter several years ago, filters have played an important role in my photography. However, it wasn’t …

Landscape Photography

8 Elements That Make Great Photography

Have you ever wondered why taking a transcendental photograph is so difficult?<p>Have you ever analyzed the elements that iconic photographs share in …

Landscape Photography

Using a Tilt-Shift Lens to Get Creative With Your Portraits

Depending on who you ask, you will get different answers on which lens is the best for portraits. Some will answer with zoom lenses, typically with …

Cameras

The Importance of Patience in Landscape Photography

Landscape photography can be a fickle thing, particularly since you're very much at the mercy of the light and elements. That's when patience becomes …

Landscape Photography

Fstoppers Reviews the SpiderLight Backpacker Kit: Ditch That Camera Strap Once and for All

Camera straps: can’t live with them, can’t live without them. The SpiderLight Backpacker Kit may be the answer to break free.<p>I use camera straps …

Backpacking

3 Common Landscape Photography Mistakes and What You Can Do to Fix Them

Let's face it - landscape photography is hard.That doesn't mean that it's impossible to get a great shot, but not every landscape you seek to …

Landscape Photography

SD Memory Cards: Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About SD Cards But Were Afraid to Ask

If your digital camera is fairly new, odds are it stores images on SD cards. SD stands for Secure Digital but it may seem more like Strange & …

Cameras

Every Photographer Should Be Able To Do These 17 Things in Under 10 Seconds

I know what you're thinking...Photography is all about taking your time, checking the corners of the frame, perfecting the lighting, and so forth.And …

Landscape Photography

How To Reduce Noise By Shooting Multiple Exposures

Noise can be the bane of the photographer’s life. It has been with us since the dawn of photography, first as grain in our negatives or …

Tutorials

5 Common Mistakes to Avoid for Shooting Street Photography Like a Pro (VIDEO)

Whether you’re an amateur photographer or an experienced pro, nearby city streets offer great opportunities for making captivating images, especially …

Landscape Photography

Photoshop Tips: Here’s How to Add Clouds & Enhance Colors for More Dramatic Landscape Photos (VIDEO)

One lesson all outdoor photographers learn is that there’s a big difference between a beautiful location and a great landscape photograph. That’s …

Landscape Photography

This Photographer Shoots Portraits in the Style of Old Master Painters

Gemmy Woud-Binnendijk is a Dutch fine art photographer whose portrait photos may make you feel like you’re walking through a museum. Her style is …

Art

How to Check if Meat Is Done on the Grill Without Cutting It

Mark and Fey of The Grill Dads (catch it on Fridays at 9:30|8:30c!) gave us the lowdown on how to guarantee juicy, perfectly cooked grilled meat …

Cooking

Take your photo’s colours to the next level with split toning

I have kind of a love-hate relationship with split toning. I love the work I see others doing with it, but for me, it never really gives me what I …

Tutorials

This multi-layer Photoshop sharpening technique allows for a lot of flexibility and precision

Particularly when shooting RAW images, you need to perform sharpening to your photos during processing to bring out the best in the files. However, …

Tutorials

Why Focus Stack When I Can Just Use f/22?

I’ve got three good reasons why using f/22 won’t get you a sharp picture. However, even though I’ve proven these reasons in my own work, you should …

Landscape Photography

How To Photograph Seascapes

Photographing the sea and the waves can be both challenging and fun. People often ask me what “the right settings” are to shoot moving water so I …

Landscape Photography

How to capture stunning landscape photographs — handheld!

If you’re a landscape photographer, using a tripod is probably integral to your field workflow, and for good reason. A tripod allows you to slow down …

Landscape Photography

How to Use Split Toning in Lightroom to Accentuate Your Colors

The process of split toning dates back to the days when photography involved chemical baths.<p>In the digital darkroom, aka Lightroom, split toning is …

Tutorials

Portrait Editing Essentials: How to Brighten Eyes in Lightroom

How to Brighten Eyes In Lightroom<p>Rating: 0 based on 0 Ratings<p>January 24, 2018 By Julian<p>How to Brighten Eyes In Lightroom www.sleeklens.com<p>Hi everyone,<p>…

Learn to Shoot and Edit Long Exposure Landscape Photos Without Neutral Density Filters (VIDEO)

One trick employed by experienced landscape photographers is to use long exposures to capture dramatic images of soft, flowing water and cotton-like …

6 Essential Principles for Stunning Flower Photography - Part 1

Flowers are a popular subject for photography, full of color, texture, patterns and personality. This time of year many of us begin to count the days …

Landscape Photography

Here’s How to Shoot Stunning Landscape Photos with Dramatic Skies: No Editing Necessary!

We’ve all confronted a landscape scene that would have made a gorgeous photograph, were it not for a dull, drab sky. And while there are numerous …

The Best Aperture for Landscape Photography

The question “<b>What aperture is best for landscape photography?</b>” is often asked via the CaptureLandscapes newsletter and other discussion venues.While</b> …

Landscape Photography