As we continue our creepy photo tour, we explore a detail-oriented photo from Bethany Helzer. We’ll explore how such an emotion can be pulled out of such a tightly framed shot of such a simple subject.
Browsing: depth of field
This week we feature the photo, “Lost Screw”, by Djura Stankovic, who is among the Shutter Photo royalty. We’ll explore how Djura tells such an interesting story of (and using) such a simple subject. Read on to be inspired.
Depth of field can be quite a photography tool, but too often we overlook the importance of the background. I’d like to introduce you to a photo, “Waving Gold” by Jos. The photo demonstrates to us how the foreground and blurry backgrounds can be used to enforce a pattern. Read on to see this great photo and learn what else we have to say about it.
Candid portraits are a fantastic way to capture emotion and tell a simple story. But when the face isn’t perfectly visible, you need to offer some context. That is what we focus on this week when we speak about Aaron Waterman’s photo, “Ponytails and Asphalt Artists”, Read on to learn about what body language and context can do for a candid portrait.
Depth of field is one of the most coveted tools in a photographer’s toolkit. Creating…
The holiday season has officially passed, but its now that we get to see all…
DANGER! Sue Thompson, a perennial at the Shutter Photo @ Flickr Group, has a new camera. And it hasn’t hurt her at all. We once again spotlight one of her macro photographs for this week’s inspiration. We also learn an important lesson about how equipment affects our work.
Though my own attempt at a Photo 365 Project has failed, I still follow all…
Narrow Depths of Field can add a professional touch to your photos, and it is certainly fun to play with. But did you know that it also has magical capabilities? It can make things completely disappear. Don’t believe us? Read on to see how (and to see some evidence.
As one who did not have the benefit of autofocus for the first 12 years working with a camera, I can say that autofocus is overrated. Learn to manually focus with your camera with this short tutorial about how to (and why you should) use manual focus more often.