By Jeff Carlson | Thursday, July 10, 2014
The iPad is a great field companion for photographers looking to reduce their load of camera gear. From researching locations to checking shots on location and organizing photos afterwards, the iPad can be much more than a window into your Facebook stream—or even for watching training videos.
In Part 1 of the iPad Photography in the Field series, we looked at how an iPad (and iPhone, in some situations) can serve as a research assistant and location scout to determine where and when you should go shooting. In this installment, we’ll focus on making the most of your time on location.
By Carolyn E. Wright | Tuesday, July 08, 2014
It’s easier than ever for someone to steal your photographs in this digital age. So it’s wise to consider your copyright options.
By law, the copyrights for your photographs are created when you click the shutter. Even if the photograph is never registered, the copyright exists and is protected by copyright law.
But the best way to protect your photographs is to register them with the US Copyright Office. Here’s how.
By Jeff Carlson | Thursday, July 03, 2014
Modern photography typically works in two phases. First, you haul your cameras and associated gear on location and capture the images. Then, at some point later, you dump the photos onto a computer and really discover what you shot. Laptops bring these two events closer together, but most photographers already carry enough other gear that even a slim portable computer becomes overkill.
That’s one of the reasons the iPad makes an excellent photo companion. Thinner and lighter than a computer—especially the iPad mini—the iPad can slip into the pocket of a photo bag without weighing it down in the field. It offers a better look at the photos you capture while you’re on location, lets you edit and share photos right away, and sort the shots during travel or downtime.
By Kevin Steele | Friday, June 27, 2014
It seems like everyone is watching the World Cup this week. But sports photographers are watching it a little bit differently than most.
Shooting athletes is all about capturing human emotion and physical dynamic motion—the passion of the players in an instant of peak performance.
Whether you’re photographing professional soccer players in their last shot at victory, or capturing your kids’ first T-ball practice, here are a few sports photography tips to help you nab that powerful still image that conveys anything but stillness.
By Derrick Story | Thursday, June 26, 2014
Every time I pack up and move from one house to another, I say, “I’m never doing this again!” Moving is laborious, tedious, and at times, frustrating.
Switching from Aperture to Lightroom can feel the same.
By Carolyn E. Wright | Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Photographers may think that there’s no way to keep others from “borrowing” their online images, but there are actually lots of things you can do—so many, in fact, that we needed two articles to tell you about them all! As a follow up to my recent post, “3 Ways to Keep Your Images from Being Stolen,” here are three more tips for protecting your online photos.
By Lauren Harmon | Tuesday, June 03, 2014
It’s a fact of nature: Light reflects off shiny surfaces. But that glare often distracts from the subject of your photographs, especially when they contain text or other small details, like the subject of this week’s episode of Deke’s Techniques—the board game Landslide. (Race to become the next President of the United States in the Parker Brothers “Game of Power Politics.”)
Deke has two different fixes for glare, and they both involve Adobe Photoshop.
By Derrick Story | Tuesday, June 03, 2014
Aperture or Lightroom?
Some photographers just can’t decide. And to be honest, for image editing, they don’t have to.
That’s because both Aperture and Lightroom can be configured to share the same collection of master images. Keep all of your photos in one directory—on your computer or external hard drive—then “point”each application to them.
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