May 2010

Your Complete Guide to starting with Underwater Photography.

If you are on a diving spree, you might ask yourself, how to take pictures of the great panorama of fishes, corals and other sea creatures that comes in different shapes, colors and sizes underneath the azure and crystal water of the reef? Taking pictures can give you a one of a kind experience but there are some ways to do get the job done with zest and gusto. LoreleiWebDesign explains.

Six creative reasons for applying Blur to Photos.

Blurring, at it’s most fundamental level is the softening of an image. It is standard procedure to use a very slight blur on photos straight off your digital camera as often they are overly sharp. Sharpness, of course, isn’t a bad thing but it is more beneficially applied at the end of your retouching sessions than at the beginning. TutorialBlog explains.

Six elements of design for striking photographs.

Successful photos rely on order, and the main elements that bring and emphasize order in a composition are: line, shape, form, texture, pattern, and color. Every photograph, intentionally or not, contains one or more of these element, which are known as the elements of design. PhotoTutsPlus has the full story.

88 brilliant examples of Bokeh Photography.

In this showcase, InstantShift present a stunning collection of Bokeh Photography and Pictures taken by various artists in which all pictures are linked to the author’s pages.

Compositional Tips: Simplicity.

TheDPhoto talks about simplicity in photography, either compositionally or by subject matter. The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak. This means, the more your compositions are simple, clean, and free of clutter, the more your main subject of interest will shine.

How to clean your Digital SLR Camera and Lens.

It is very important to maintain your digital SLR camera which involves cleaning it along with its related components. This article at PictureCorrect will assist you and provide some information on how to carefully clean the most important items.

A taste of food photography.

Food photography is fun and it has a very interesting color as a subject, but the bad thing is you cannot even taste those mouth watering food that the lens is looking at. OrphicPixel presents 10 samples of food photography that will at least let your saliva drops from your lips.

The Comprehensive Concert Photography Primer.

Concert photography can be a tough challenge for new photographers. Without the right gear and realistic expectations, it can be one of the most frustrating arenas to enter. From the other side of trial and error, PhotoTutsPlus presents a few things every concert photographer should know.

Kinetic Photography: Techniques and examples.

Today we’re going to take a brief look at a particular moving type of photography that attempts to channel chaos into beauty: Kinetic photography. So what is kinetic photography and how can you do it? Find out at PhotoTutsPlus.

April 2010

Panning Photography Technique.

If you want to immortalize movement in a photo, such as cars racing, motorcycles racing, running competitions etc, you need to understand the technique of Panning Photography. DigitalCameras10 tells you how to plan for the magic moment.