Surprisingly Fun Video Shows Wonders of Sudan

Surprisingly Fun Video Shows Wonders of Sudan It's easy enough to get lost in the rabbit hole of YouTube travel videos, but it's rarer to come across a video unlike anything you've seen before. That's what Cinematographer Joerg Daiber managed to create with his short film, "Sudan Surprise." [ Read More ]

Add Realistic Shadows to Your Image in Photoshop

Add Realistic Shadows to Your Image in Photoshop When a photographer drops a new element into a composite photograph, one of the biggest challenges is using shadows to create believable depth to the image. This video from Colin Smith at PhotoshopCAFE helps make that task easier by breaking down the process into four simple parts. [ Read More ]

Capture All the Details of a Scene Using HDR

Capture All the Details of a Scene Using HDR Real estate and architectural photographers are familiar with the challenges of shooting an indoor location during broad daylight. The sunshine pours in through windows, and, without a truckload of studio lights to brighten the space, it's impossible to capture everything your eye sees in a single image. That's where this intro to HDR comes in handy. [ Read More ]

Eagle, Fox Battle in Midair During ‘Dramatic Act of Thievery’

Eagle, Fox Battle in Midair During 'Dramatic Act of Thievery' Nature Photographer Kevin Ebi was tracking a young fox with his camera Saturday while it trotted with a rabbit in its mouth in northwestern Washington when he heard the screech of a bald eagle behind him. Knowing what was about to happen, Ebi focused in and readied himself to capture what has quickly become the most widely shared photograph of his career. [ Read More ]

Eagle, Fox Battle in Midair During ‘Dramatic Act of Thievery’

Eagle, Fox Battle in Midair During 'Dramatic Act of Thievery' Nature Photographer Kevin Ebi was tracking a young fox with his camera Saturday while it trotted with a rabbit in its mouth in northwestern Washington when he heard the screech of a bald eagle behind him. Knowing what was about to happen, Ebi focused in and readied himself to capture what has quickly become the most widely shared photograph of his career. [ Read More ]

ParaZero Announces Chutes for Mavic, Phantom Drones

ParaZero Announces Chutes for Mavic, Phantom Drones Drones are incredible tools for capturing unique images, but they are susceptible to lost signals, crashes, and other calamities that can hurt your wallet or, worse, someone else. Drone pilots looking to add another layer of safety to the already impressive features on their vehicle will be excited to hear about the latest announcement out of Xponential 2018. [ Read More ]

Photographer Captures Food Chain in ‘One in a Trillion Shot’

Photographer Captures Food Chain in 'One in a Trillion Shot' Doc Jon was walking along the boardwalk April 13 in Madeira Beach, Florida with his Sigma 150-500mm lens attached to his Canon 6D, when a passerby asked him a simple question: "What can you shoot with that thing?" To give an example, the owner of a medical consulting firm who has branded himself Doc Jon spotted an osprey 400 feet over his head, lifted his lens to the sky, and captured what he calls a "one-in-a-trillion shot." [ Read More ]

The Toy That Changed a Photographer’s Life

The Toy That Changed a Photographer's Life The little red toy car sat on a shelf, serving no purpose. It was inanimate, nothing more than the die-cast metal pieces of which it had been constructed. But it caught the eye of photographer Felix Alejandro Hernandez Rodriguez and an idea — a character — was born. Hernandez changed the car and brought it to life, and in turn, the car changed his life. [ Read More ]

Create Your Custom Edges Quickly in Photoshop

Create Your Custom Edges Quickly in Photoshop A sepia-toned picture filtered with film grain and wrinkles can evoke a sense of antiquity, but crisp edges may detract from the mood the photographer is trying to create. A ragged edge, on the other hand, can enhance the image and fulfill the photographer's vision. However, relying on presets or stock borders can create frustration and wasted time searching for exactly the right edge. Creating your own borders will allow you to flex your creative muscles and finish off your image exactly as you envisioned. [ Read More ]

Stealing Accusation Uncovers Incredible Coincidence

Stealing Accusation Uncovers Incredible Coincidence When New Hampshire-based photographer Ron Risman posted an image he captured March 3rd of waves crashing against Whaleback Lighthouse off the coast of New Castle, N.H., he had no idea who Eric Gendron was. But after a local meteorologist shared the photo, an incredible coincidence brought the two together as fast as social media could spread the word of what some people thought had to be a case of thievery. [ Read More ]

Make Your Colors Pop Using Photoshop’s Black and White Filter

Make Your Colors Pop Using Photoshop's Black and White Filter Some days, the light just doesn't cooperate to give you that beautiful blue sky in the background of an image. But your subject may be so compelling, you know you have to fix that sky to make elevate your image from mundane to impressive. You could always replace the sky in Photoshop, but there may just be an even easier way to do it using the Black and White Filter. [ Read More ]