Pro Techniques

Sort By: Post Date | Title | Publish Date
Filed under
Barry Tanenbaum Posted: Sep 01, 2008 0 comments

In the early days of digital imaging, we were promised much. Suppliers, manufacturers, photo writers, and early-adopter photographers talked about how digital would allow us do more with photographs. We'd be able to see them instantly, send them quickly, and, most important to the serious-minded among us, control them creatively. Digital cameras and the digital process would...

Filed under
Posted: Sep 01, 2008 0 comments

"I've done the calculations time and again," Gomez says, "and I couldn't run my own site for anywhere near the cost."

The photographic career of Jody Gomez started off simply enough, as a spectator parent when her son began riding steers. Frustrated by the poor quality of the pictures snapped and sold by another parent, Gomez began taking...

Filed under
Stan Trzoniec Posted: Aug 01, 2008 0 comments

When it comes to long lenses and related gear, a new age has dawned. Wildlife, sports, and even landscape photographers can now enjoy the convenience of stabilized lenses to shoot handheld with longer lenses at slower shutter speeds. The result is sharper images overall, especially in low-light situations. Another advantage is that you can easily add extension tubes...

Filed under
Rosalind Smith Posted: Aug 01, 2008 0 comments

Life isn't easy on the campaign trail and photojournalist David Burnett has just returned his rental car, home after a hectic five days covering the Hillary Clinton campaign in New Hampshire. It had not been a simple journey. Burnett started in Iowa where Clinton had previously been campaigning, then traveled to New Hampshire.

"As for the shoot...

Filed under
Chris Maher and Larry Berman Posted: Jul 01, 2008 0 comments

In the early days of the web, small images were the only practical way to keep pages loading fast on slow dial-up connections.

Filed under
Steve Anchell Posted: Jul 01, 2008 0 comments

Adobe Photoshop users soon come to realize that almost every technique can be done in more ways than one.

Filed under
Howard Millard Posted: Jul 01, 2008 0 comments

You can use your flat-bed scanner as a camera to give a special look to small objects such as jewelry, rocks, bones, insects, plants, and flowers.

Filed under
Philip Andrews Posted: Jul 01, 2008 0 comments

If you have tried Photomerge before, don’t skip to another article; this is totally different from previous versions.

Filed under
Rosalind Smith Posted: Jul 01, 2008 1 comments

Photojournalist Kevin Moloney grew up in Greeley, Colorado, amid the hub of professional cowboys and "bucking broncos." Although his father, a professional sports photographer, found inspiration in the sport of rodeo, this did not interest his son. It was the hard news and cultural stories that drew him to a news service from National Geographic and to magazines like...

Filed under
Joe Farace Posted: Jul 01, 2008 0 comments

The noise that appears in digital photographs is the visual equivalent of the static you hear in radio signals. Most digital cameras add some level of noise to captured images.

Filed under
Frank Weston Posted: Jul 01, 2008 0 comments

It’s easy to create a very sharp, realistic looking double matte to give your online photos an artistic presentation. All it takes is some very basic Photoshop skills and less than 10 minutes.

Filed under
Jon Canfield Posted: Jul 01, 2008 0 comments

To help make this as easy as possible, it’s helpful to follow a few guidelines for organizing your images.

Filed under
Jon Canfield Posted: Jul 01, 2008 0 comments

If you maintain all your own images you have more freedom in how to go about tagging these photos for future reference.

Filed under
Lorraine A. DarConte Posted: Jul 01, 2008 0 comments

A. T. (Tom) Willett and Jeff Smith are commercial photographers whose clients include Humana (insurance), Getty Assignments, Tucson Guide, More Magazine, the Arizona Public Service (APS), and the University of Arizona. The duo met more than 20 years ago while attending Pima Community College in Tucson.

Both moved to the small city when they were young (Willett from...

Pages

X
Enter your Shutterbug username.
Enter the password that accompanies your username.
Loading