photography

Top 6 iPhone/iPad Apps for Photographers

In the time leading up to a shoot, there is a lot that goes through the mind of a photographer. What if there was a device that could carry out dozens of the functions necessary to professional and amateur photographers in a single mobile platform? There are in fact two: Appleā€™s iPhone and iPad. These cell phones and tablet PCs can utilize thousands of apps for every single shoot. continue reading


Cecelia Webber’s flowers and butterflies

I’ve always been fascinated by the “Death’s-head Hawkmoth” used in the “Silence of the Lambs” poster ever since the movie came out way back when. For those who are not familiar with it, these moths are easily distinguishable by the vaguely human skull-shaped pattern of markings on the thorax. But if you look closer the image used in the movie poster incorporated an original sketch by Salvador Dali which he later collaborated with Philippe Halsman called In Voluptas Mors (1951) where he used actual women to form a large skull. continue reading


HDR made easy with Topaz Adjust

When HDR images started attracting my attention on websites like deviantart.com and flickr.com a couple of years ago I was totally blown away. I didn’t even know what I was looking at, is this a CGI, a digital painting or a photo manipulation? The picture details are so vivid that I wondered how it’s even… Read This »


Interview: Travel photographer Ken Kaminesky

Paris-L'Ombre-de-Notre-Dame by Ken Kaminesky

An old adage goes, “Experience is the best teacher, and travelling is a great experience” combine this with an artistic eye to see ordinary things at a different light, some killer photography skills, a little knack at post production edits without fear or remorse using the latest computer software available and you will have a… Read This »


Fancy baby photography by Anne Geddes and more

My wife Grax and I have been waiting everyday for our first baby to arrive. Ever since our doctor informed us that D-day (delivery day) should be anytime soon. And with all the excitement surrounding the preparations we did for Iñigo’s arrival my regular posting had to suffer and be put aside. But as we… Read This »


Annie Leibovitz and the Disney Dream Portraits

Rachel Weisz as Snow White

Who doesn’t read magazines, fashion, entertainment or music magazines we all love to browse through them and read the articles, but how does a magazine catch your attention? It gets you with the cover of course. Annie Leibovitz began her career working as a staff photographer for the then newly launched Rolling Stone magazine in… Read This »


30 Night Time Photography Inspirations for Beginners

As a Photography newbie I find it really challenging to take photos at night, my first issue is focus. Getting a clean shot is really hard, capturing that right amount of focus on a subject when it gets dark, especially if your trying to shoot using natural light. Then my second handicap at night is… Read This »


30 Grunge Themed Prenup and Wedding Photography by Mango Red

Wedding photographs are almost always set in a romantic mood, always fun, sometimes mushy and borderline boring, but sometimes we get real lucky and stumble upon exceptionally interesting ones that literally jumps out of the box and get’s in your face. Like these wedding and prenup photos I compiled for you from mangored.com. Brought to… Read This »


8 Easy Steps to Fake an HDR Look in Photoshop

This tutorial was originally written by KolNedra it’s so unbelievably easy to recreate, I had so much fun doing it. I’m reposting it here with step by step screenshots so you can have a visual guide of what’s going on (mostly for those who are still new to Photoshop). Or go visit the original tutorial…. Read This »


20 Stimulating Photos from Amateur Photographers

I have always wondered how one separates amateur photography from professional photography, is it experience? Is it the process you go through to get those award winning shots? Is it public recognition? Is it the guy who came to my high school graduation asking me to pay for a picture taken of my back? Professional… Read This »

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