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Photo Hack: Use an IKEA Lampshade to Photograph Reflective Products

Dustin Dolby from Workphlo is great at creating simple, to-the-point photography tutorials that can really up your product photography game. And in his latest creation, he shows you how a cheap IKEA lampshade is actually a great, all-in-one diffuser solution when photographing reflective productsin his case, a watch. The lamp shade in question comes from […] petapixel.com

2019-10-12 18:43

How to Photograph Wild Amphibians and Reptiles Safely and Ethically

It frustrates me to see so many fake wildlife photographs of amphibians and reptiles on social media. That’s because those staged photos of captive animals in unnatural positions and situations go viral on a regular basis, and this success can inspire other people to follow them in their footsteps. The process of staging the amphibians […] petapixel.com

2019-7-16 19:12

Video: The making of Dorothea Lange's iconic 'Migrant Mother' photograph

It's one of the most iconic photographs in American history and it was captured by one of the most influential photographers of the 20th century. The world knows the photograph as 'Migrant Mother,' and it's seen throughout photography textbooks the world over, but how exactly did the image come to be and what led Dorothea Lange to capture the image? YouTuber Nerdwriter1, who's known for his thorough deep dives into various people and subjects, has created a video essay that takes a look into the history behind 'Migrant Mother' and the events that led up to Lange capturing the photograph. dpreview.com

2019-1-31 19:00

How NOT to Photograph an Elk

When photographing wild animals in the great outdoors (especially big ones), it’s important to stay at a safe distance for the good of both you and the animal. But one sightseer in a Canadian national park was recently seen giving a masterclass in how NOT to shoot from a reasonable distance. Sundog Tours guide Kendra […] petapixel.com

2018-12-14 19:53