Day Nine: “A Pop of Color” — Incorporate Color The colors in our photographs are evocative and rouse emotions within us. Color can elevate a mundane image into something beautiful and intriguing, and can tell a tale within the frame. In this image of a door in Malta, the two shades of blue brighten an otherwise nondescript scene, and also add layers of story and … Continue reading DAY 9 OF 10 – LEARNING BASIC PHOTO SKILLS: “INCORPORATE COLOR”
Day Eight: “Edge” — Straighten Your Image At Ta Prohm, the jungle temple in the Angkor Wat complex in Cambodia, centuries-old carvings have fallen victim to time and tree roots. In some areas, walls still stand, their intact windows creating frames and portals. The solid, straight edges of the windows are a stark contrast to the stones that have tumbled down over time. Today, show … Continue reading DAY 8 – DEVELOPING YOUR EYE – “EDGE”
Have you seen a photo that you liked and wondered how it was created? Well here we go: Here are a few photos that are absolutely amazing, but, the description tells you how it was taken and the circumstances: Interesting Photo of the Day: Sunkissed Eurasian Jay in Flight When we say that lighting is key in photography, we mean it. The way you understand … Continue reading LEARNING FROM PHOTOS:
As a photographer, it’s incredibly important to know what makes a great picture. Just having a nice camera and fancy tools isn’t enough to really make it in this industry anymore. Knowing what to look for and honing in on those specific things can help you capture truly unique, personal, and in the moment images that will hopefully help to set you apart from your … Continue reading What are the elements of a great photograph?