Michael Kirk

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Using Innovative Paint Splashes & High Speed Photography for Stunning Results

What happens when you give an artistic scientist a camera? Fabian Oefner, who we featured in a previous article, shows us in this peek into his …

Landscape Photography Tips Checklist

This article is a review of landscape photography tips and techniques I’ve covered before. Have you wondered why I’m going over previously covered …

The Sensitive Side of Newborn Photography

There are many ways you can photograph newborns, but one thing is for certain: it takes a certain amount of finesse to photograph these tiny little …

Photography

Beauty in the Everyday: Weekly Photography Challenge

Yesterday I showcased an image collection of 30 fabulous photos of pencils in an attempt to show how sometimes the every day objects around us can …

Using Steel Wool & Fireworks For Light Painted Portrait Photography

Light painting is a well-loved technique in the photography community, but fashion photographer Clay Cook didn’t paint with LED lights in his recent …

How to Approach an Athlete Portrait Session in a Studio

Corey Rich is known for taking on big challenges when it comes to portraiture. He photographs high performance athletes under all sorts of extreme …

Photography

How To Save An Underexposed Photo Using Lightroom

To save an underexposed photo there are a few different things we can try from working with what we have to converting to black and white and more.

Mixing Double Exposure Techniques with Light Painting

The advent of digital photography sped up the photography process seemingly overnight. What used to take hours or days to complete can now be done in …

Light Painting

Photography Lighting Accessories

The use of proper lighting in taking photos is very important. It enables you to take clearer images that you can be proud of, particularly in an …

Understanding and Harnessing the Flexibility of Artificial Light

Since light is a necessary ingredient for making a photo, we have to decide how we’re going to light the photos we make. At its most basic level, …

Subject Placement Tips in Photography

This should be one of the most obvious things in an image yet many people have absolutely no idea as to where it should go. Most people take their …

Landscape Photography

Everything You Need to Know about Posing

Looking to learn more about posing your portrait subjects? In this lecture video from B&H Photo and Video wedding photographer Jerry Ghionis shares …

Wedding Photography

The Possibilities of Using One Large Light Source for Studio Portrait Photography

In the spirit of keeping it simple, one-strobe setups are many portrait photographer’s default when it comes to studio lighting. The best thing about …

More Tips on How to Take Sharp Photos

OK, now. Here’s part two of my series on how to take sharp photos – with more tips on keeping your camera steady.<p>“Boscastle” captured by Irek Kimak …

Landscape Photography

How it was done - Zooming the Exposure

How it was done - zooming the exposure. Tips on how to create a fun and abstract image by zooming your lens during a long exposure.

Photography

Five Habits Photographers Should Learn

Photography is an art, similar to drawing or painting. There will always be those that are naturally gifted in one media or the other, and the rest …

Landscape Photography

New Guide: The Photographer’s Guide to Photo Contests

Our latest guide explores a tradition you’ve most likely taken part of at some point: the photo contest. You’ve paid the fees, either lost or won, …

Photo Series Pokes Fun at Ridiculous Laws You Probably Didn’t Even Know Existed

Living in Alabama, one of the more frequent pieces of trivia I hear mentioned at social gatherings has to do with ridiculous state and city laws that …

How to do High-Speed Colored Powder Effects Photography

Seeing as our brains can only process images so quickly, we often find high-speed photography to be very intriguing because it captures something …

Experimenting with Product Photography

Every genre of photography comes with its own set of challenges. But perhaps one of the most difficult genres is product photography. In product …

Landscape Photography

Creating a Black and White High Contrast Portrait Edit in Lightroom

Introduction The Following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Preset System v5 and accompanying workshop from the Lightroom Workshop …

Tutorials

How to Take Better Pictures for Beginner Photographers

Photography can be a fun and exciting activity for all who have a passionate interest in learning some of the fundamentals of the use of their …

Timelapse Photography Tutorial

We feature many timelapse photography projects here on Picture Correct, but rarely do we find such great examples of how they were made as we have …

Playing With Fire: Steel Wool Spinning in the Landscape

If you’ve been following my articles no doubt you have tried painting with light or using a wide-angle lens for landscape photography. You may have …

How to Light Two Surfaces with One Light Source: Portraits

Shooting portraits with hard light is something photographers are generally taught to flee from—“Always use softboxes in studio sessions, and only …

Photographers

Interesting Photo of the Day: Down the Drain

It’s called a Bell-Mouth Spillway, and its an added safeguard against flooding at dam sites. Dams often have human controlled mechanisms for allowing …

Photos

What Is The Highest ISO I Should Use For Portraits?

Question:<p>What is the highest ISO I should use for portraits on the Canon 5D Mk2?<p>Today I’ll be expanding this question to include a general response …

Beautiful Snowflakes Photographs Shot With A Point And Shoot And Some Gaffers Tape

When it comes to using your resources in a creative way to get good photos, we are the first to cheer. Photographer Alexey Kljatov (AKA ChaoticMind75 …

Photography

Long Exposure Photo

Learn how to freeze moving subjects in a long exposure photo by creating a composite of a long exposure shot and a high ISO fast exposure.

Photography