Drone photography may look tempting, but understand the risks before you spend your money on one of these machines. The FAA will eventually catch up…
Archive for February, 2010
I know: you hate shooting group shots! But as the photographer in your circle of family or friends, you’ll frequently be called upon to perform this task. Here are my tips for taking great group photos….
Starting now, there’s a new masthead tab called ‘Techniques.’ Hovering over the Techniques tab brings up nested pages for ‘Beginners’ and ‘Advanced Shooters,’ where lots of the rich content on The Discerning Photographer has been organized….
If you just can’t justify the expense of Photoshop right now, what should you use? Here we look at open-source Gimp and Photoshop Elements. Is one of these right for you?
This is an extremely simple, but essential, Quick Tip: always have a camera completely set up and ready to shoot pictures, close at hand. You never know when you’re going to encounter an amazing photograph, and it pays to be ready…
If you can’t afford full-blown Photoshop. what image editing software should you use? I review Picnik, Picasa, Gimp and Photoshop Elements in this two-part series.
As in, why do I like to photograph some things while you are attracted to others? Better yet, what is the mental/creative/visioning process we all go through in order to ‘see’ a photograph we want to shoot? Is this process the same for everyone, or is it unique for every individual?