The saying goes: a picture is worth a thousand words. I certainly agree with this sentiment, but there’s more to it. For every thousand words the photograph is worth, there’s three thousand explaining how the image came to be.
We’ve all had that moment when we’re browsing through some photographs online and the questions hit us. How did someone capture this photo? What gear did they use for this? What was their inspiration? How did they plan it?
If you’re in the market to purchase a new full-frame camera from Canon, but aren’t sure whether to go with the 6D or 5DMIII, the folks over at DSLR Video Shooter have created the above video to help you compare and contrast the two offerings from Canon and decide if the 5D is going to be worth the extra dinero for you. Read more…
“5 Easy Photoshop Tips for Beginners” —Digital Photography School
“Good Photoshop skills can’t make a mediocre picture perfect unless you are into manipulation. However, it can certainly help you to enhance your best photo into an amazing masterpiece. Learning Photoshop is a slow process, and you should try it with enough practice, after all it is a digital art.
In this article I will walk you through some basic Photoshop retouching skills. These 5 easy Photoshop tips for beginners will be a great start to learning to process your photographs.”
Every single moment of the Sochi Olympics is documented in minute detail. Here’s how the AP and Getty Images, two of the biggest photo agencies on the scene, get their incredible photos from the Olympics to the United States, faster than you can microwave a bag of popcorn.
It’s likely one of the reasons Adobe decided to shift to a subscription model was so that they could bring in more beginners and amateurs that had never had affordable access to the software.
For them, justifying a several hundred-dollar purchase wasn’t always feasible, but $10 per month through Adobe’s perpetually-extended Photoshop Photography Program is more than reasonable, and so we’d bet there are more beginners on Photoshop CC than ever before. Now the hard part… actually using the software.
Super helpful Photoshop CC beginner tutorial to the rescue! Read more…
Another wonderful week has passed us by in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been looking in all corners of the internet to find links to helpful tutorials, reviews, special features, great photography and interesting blogs to share with here with everyone.
This week’s list features the work of exceptionally talented artists, and we hope you enjoy checking out these pieces as much as the Toad did in bringing this list to you.
With 98 different sports events to cover over 16 days, the photographers covering the Sochi Winter Olympics for photo agency Getty Images certainly have their work cut out. Getty is dispatching 69 photographers to snap the games from every imaginable angle, as well creating panoramic and gigapixel imagery. Wired.co.uk caught up with one of the agency’s award-winning sports photographers Adam Pretty to find out what challenges lie ahead.