Thursday, July 7, 2011
Close-Up and Macro Photography Tips – PictureCorrect: "If there is one thing that I like about macro and close-up photography it’s that no matter where you are right this moment, there is a fascinating subject waiting to be shot."
Posted by steve at 12:11 PM
Digital Photo - Five Myths About Point-And-Shoot Cameras | DPmag.com: "Some folks think they have to use a DSLR, or even an electronic-viewfinder interchangeable-lens camera, if they're 'serious' about taking pictures. Turns out that compact point-and-shoot cameras can do a lot more than many photographers give them credit for. Here are five myths about point-and-shoots, and what you can do to put these little cameras to great big uses."
Posted by steve at 10:37 AM
Picture Now, Focus Later? Meet the Lytro Light Field Camera!: "You ever had The Most Perfect Shot Ever lined up -- one of those unrepeatable moments like a 30-ton whale exploding skyward from the sea, a plane banking overhead, the President driving by in his motorcade -- only to totally biff it when it came to the focus?"
Posted by steve at 10:15 AM
Garrett Grove: Photographer Spotlight: "This commercial photographer spotlight features Garrett Grove. Garrett’s career in photography developed out of the world of action and adventure sports. He has worked with companies such as Patagonia, La Sportiva, Necky Kayaks and for publications British Airways, ESPN, National Geographic Adventure and Skiing. Garrett lives and works in Washington state, close to the mountains and adventures in his photos."
Posted by steve at 10:00 AM
The Importance of ‘Enough’ Depth of Field in Wildlife Photography: "Depth of field is often discussed when reading about wildlife photography, usually with the emphasis on ensuring that a small enough depth of field is used to guarantee that the background is thrown out of focus to give emphasis to the subject. However, it is important to ensure that the depth of field you obtain is still large enough to render the entire subject in sharp focus – what good is an image that has a beautifully soft, distraction free background, if the subject itself is not in focus."
Posted by steve at 9:59 AM