Mattias Richter

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Photo Hotspots

The Basics Of Luminosity Masks In Digital Blending

Jimmy McIntyre is travel photographer. He is currently undertaking a two-year project in Asia—writing two photography guidebooks for China and South …

Natural Landscapes Monday: Montenegro Sunset

To reach this location, one needs to take the road going south from Kotor, Montenegro, then take a left turn and drive up a narrow road along the …

Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone - Part 1

I’m often asked if my photography is limited to birds. While it’s true that birds are my passion and my photography is mostly dedicated to them, it’s …

Story Behind The Image: The Dirty Quarrel

8 Tips for Photographing Sea Stacks

Getting low to the ground, I was able to see reflections on the beach in Bandon, Oregon during a dramatic sunset.<p>Living on the Oregon Coast for …

How to Frame Your Subject (Part Two..... In Post Processing)

We reviewed ideas and tips on framing our subjects while in the field here. We'll now explore framing our subject in post processing. There are times …

Tutorials

Composition – How To Think Like A Pro

5 Pro Tips on CompositionImproving your composition is one of the biggest challenges in photography, and sadly there isn’t a convenient button on …

How to Frame Your Subject (Part One... At the Time of Capture)

When reading articles on the rules or guidelines of composition, natural framing is a crucial element in emphasizing your subject. Natural framing …

Natural Landscapes Monday: The Drama Unfolds

I just returned home from too short a trip to Tuscany, where I went to meet some online friends for the first time in real life, show them a bit of …

This 360º Behind-the-Scenes Video Lets You Sit In on a Fashion Shoot

Back in May, Washington D.C.-based fashion photographer Ben Scott did an outdoor shoot featuring two models and a 1966 Corvette convertible. LEVR …

How to Properly Clean Your Lenses, Filters, Mirror and Sensor

If you're like me, the thought of touching, let alone fully cleaning your precious glass or even worse, your sensor, strikes fear into your heart. …

Cameras

William Albert Allard Critiques Your Photos

The legendary Rich Clarkson recently celebrated the 30th anniversary of his Photography at the Summit Nature Workshop in Jackson, WY. The program …

How to Improve Your Long Exposure Photography with Photo Stacking

Recently long exposure photography has been quite popular, mainly in the landscape photography arena. One of the reasons (among the others) is that …

Enchanting Photos of Autumnal Forests by a Wandering Photographer

There is nothing quite like a long walk through the woods to clear the mind, particularly in the crisp autumn air when the leaves have transformed into vibrant variations of red and orange. Thankfully, photographer Janek Sedlr captures the profound beauty of the forest in its most stunning state. …

Video: How To Easily Remove Unwanted People From a Scene Using Photoshop

An unfortunate truth about shooting in public places is that people around us often get in the way of our perfect shots. In the 9-minute video …

5 Ways to Use Shadows in Your Composition for Better Images

Whilst we may be “painting with light” an equally important part of the photographic equation is light’s opposite, shadows. We often talk about good …

This is How a War Photographer Transmitted Photos from Afghanistan in 2008

Want to see how a <i>New York Times</i> war photographer transmitted photos from Afghanistan back in 2008? Here’s an interesting 14-minute documentary that …

Composition tips for photographing forests

<b>Photo Tips & Tutorials</b>"><p>Beautiful, picturesque location cluttered with lush green foliage and trees? Watch and listen to Jay as he presents some tips …

A Look at How USA TODAY Photographers Cover the Emmy Awards

The 67 annual Emmy Awards will be held in Los Angeles today, recognizing excellence in the television industry over the past year, and USA TODAY …

DIY: Noticeably Improve Your Macro Photography with a Cheap Plastic Cup

Hand-held macro photography presents a lot of challenges, but three of the most prevalent are: subject movement, camera shake, and harsh shadows. …

The 10 best treks in the world

These 10 classic treks are for serious walkers. All of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will be rewarded with experiences that last a lifetime. In no particular order:<p>1. GR20, France<p><i>Image by</i> …

Challenges and Benefits of Panoramic Photography

Cinerama movies are generally preferred for a very good reason: The field of view is more like what the human eye is accustomed to seeing. …