How to Remove Large Objects in Photoshop

How to Remove Large Objects in Photoshop Have you ever tried to remove an object from a photo, but just couldn't get it to look right, whether it be because of the lighting, color, or actual selection? This tutorial provides a handful of tips for perfectly removing objects in Photoshop. [ Read More ]

BTS: The Incredible 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Drone Light Show

BTS: The Incredible 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Drone Light Show What is it like to see a larger-than-life bird made up of a record-setting 1,218 individual drones fly seamlessly over a full stadium? What did it take to plan for that number of drones to come together to create the shapes of snowboarders and skiers and the five Olympic rings? While that was the plan, that didn't quite happen as expected, possibly due to hacking. But take a look behind the scenes of Intel's Olympic drone team as they prepared for this year's winter Olympics ceremonies and completed the record-setting flight that made NBC's delayed U.S. broadcasting of the Continue reading "BTS: The Incredible 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Drone Light Show"

An Overhead Camera Setup That Won’t Break the Bank

An Overhead Camera Setup That Won't Break the Bank Creating an overhead shot in studio can seem like a basic task at first, but the space can quickly become cluttered as the set becomes more complex and more assistants are on location. This video shows how to build an inexpensive, sturdy camera rig that won’t come crashing down in the middle of a shoot. [ Read More ]

Creating World-Class Fine Art Images on a Budget

Creating World-Class Fine Art Images on a Budget A couple of flowers, some DIY, and basic Photoshop skills along with a strong creative vision in mind is all you need to make a stunning image. If you are starting out in photography and want to get into fashion, beauty, or fine art but have a rather small budget, you should definitely look at this inspiring behind-the-scenes video of Bella Kotak. [ Read More ]

How to Shoot in Antarctica

How to Shoot in Antarctica Not many of us can say that we’ve shot on every single continent, but Kenneth Browne is here to tell us how he dealt with one of the toughest shooting locations on earth. [ Read More ]

Gear for Photographers and Videographers at the Outdoor Retailer Trade Show

Gear for Photographers and Videographers at the Outdoor Retailer Trade Show At this year’s Outdoor Retailer trade show in Denver, Colorado, the biggest names in the outdoor industry came together for one event to show off their latest and greatest to the world. While most of the products at the show were geared more toward outdoor equipment and snow gear, there were brands unveiling products that most photographers and videographers who work in the outdoors will be extremely excited about. [ Read More ]

How I Created a Viral Video and What I Learned in the Process

How I Created a Viral Video and What I Learned in the Process A few days ago, I published a copycat video on my Vimeo account. After the video was first shared by DPReview, the file became viral and got shared hundreds of thousands of times all over Internet. How did I produce this little funny video? How does having 250,000 views per day affect your visibility and social network accounts? And finally, what does this video really mean? [ Read More ]

How to Shoot Night Photography

How to Shoot Night Photography If you haven't tried out night photography before, you sure are missing out on some fun and creative opportunities. One thing for sure, it's quite different than shooting during the day, so I understand why some of you may be hesitant to venture out at night with your camera. [ Read More ]

Adventure Photographer Balances Career and Home Life

Adventure Photographer Balances Career and Home Life Almost every adventure and landscape photographer wants to travel the world. Capturing new landscapes and experiences in new, epic locations is a trait ingrained in outdoor photographers. But how does one balance the need for personal exploration, the need to quench a creative thirst, and the opportunity to be there for one's family? [ Read More ]

Official Davos Photographer Shares a Day Shooting the Event

Official Davos Photographer Shares a Day Shooting the Event I recently had the chance to speak to Greg Beadle, one of the official photographers for the World Economic Forum Event in Davos. From the start he made it clear that as an official photographer for the World Economic Forum, it is his job to “promote the annual meeting through photographs that best emulate the positive experiences and results here in Davos.” He said the energy is tangible and throughout the week, world leaders, celebrities, and wealthy elite will come together to discuss and try solve the current issues of the world today. This is what a day as Continue reading "Official Davos Photographer Shares a Day Shooting the Event"

Get A Grip: A Product Photographer’s Guide To Using A-Clamps

Get A Grip: A Product Photographer's Guide To Using A-Clamps When it comes to studio product photography, we use a lot of tools in the studio. Sure, there’s the obvious: cameras, lenses, and lights. But today I want to talk about one of those little indispensable tools that can really make all the difference on set. If there’s one thing that I’ve learned over the years of working in a studio environment, it’s that you can never have enough clamps! There’s always something that you need to hold in place, or simply rig. [ Read More ]

Adventure Filmmaking: The Worst Job That You’ve Always Wanted

Adventure Filmmaking: The Worst Job That You've Always Wanted I've wanted to be a content creator for documentaries, a la National Geographic and the Discovery Channel, since I was little. But then again, who hasn’t? I taught myself photography throughout college while studying biology and anthropology in hopes of, someday, finding myself in the situation to put all of that together as some sort of adventure photographer. I’ve been lucky enough to do a little of that type of work already, but nothing compared to these guys. In this series from The Crew, you can go behind the scenes with a crew that travels to some of the riskiest Continue reading "Adventure Filmmaking: The Worst Job That You’ve Always Wanted"

Creating a Photoshoot on a Budget

Creating a Photoshoot on a Budget Juhamatti Vahdersalo gives us another glimpse in to how he creates scenes in one of his latest projects “Too Much is Never Enough.” With studios potentially spending thousands of dollars to bring sets alive, Vahdersalo walks us through how this setup cost a mere $75. If you don’t remember, we featured his creations in November when he showed everyone what cardboard and a little imagination can do. [ Read More ]

DIY Photography Backdrop Resources, and Why You Should Make Your Own

DIY Photography Backdrop Resources, and Why You Should Make Your Own If you're a creator of any kind, chances are you've experienced being in a creative rut at some point in your journey to make cool stuff. As a photographer and cinematographer, nothing could be more true for me. Photographers by nature, I feel, have a "do it yourself" attitude. In talking with Photographer Nikki Smith, a DIY backdrop project could be just what you need to reignite that missing spark and add an additional element of creativity to your work. [ Read More ]