Location Check Importance ? – Skylark Aerial Photography – Aerial Photography Article

Location Check Importance ? – Skylark Aerial Photography Location Check Importance ? The commission comes in. You have a look on Google Earth, and it all looks good. What could go wrong? The shoot requires three or four locations. Looking at Google Earth its straightforward. It is on your local patch so no problem. The weather looks great for the next day so might as well let the client know you will; be on site at 8am for the first…

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500px Blog » What’s Trending in Licensing: Travel photography and the freedom of solo travel – Photography Article

The month of July marks some of the hottest days of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. It also marks one of the busiest travel months of the year, encouraging a major travel trend we see starting to gain momentum: Solo Travel. In 2018 alone, Dublin Airport reported that 31.5 million travelers (57%) passing through their airport were traveling alone. This indicates that there is an increased need to market to individuals embarking on their own solo adventure. Solo travelers…

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Photographing Heritage Railroads | Fstoppers – Photography Article

Trains, trains, trains. Heritage Railroads offer a lot of fun and a great photographic subject for those who like to travel. In this article I share my methods of capturing these magnificent vintage iron horses. As an adolescent, I became enthralled with model railroads. My father and I constructed an HO gauge railroad in our basement, complete with models of buildings, lichen trees, and gravel based railroad tracks. I spent hours creating small balsa wood structures from hobby kits. We…

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Five Tips for Photographing a Large Event From a Corporate Photographer – Photography Article

I’m the sole photographer employed by a large Fortune 500 company. That is, I am the only non-product photographer in full-time employment for my company. Occasionally, there are people who shoot a small event on our campus, but the bulk of the photography-based work a company would need falls to me.  This includes headshots, creative marketing images, catalog specific requests, events, and managing the archive of all our branded images. It is more than enough to keep me busy, and I hope to touch…

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How I Shot These Rooftop Fashion Images – Photography Article

I shot these images for fashion ecommerce store Zilingo when we were doing a recent campaign/catalog shoot. What a fun team to shoot with! They really have a vision for what they want to pull off and are very supportive in terms of getting there.  That being said and outside the control of anyone involved, Zilingo included, we were on an incredibly tight schedule where after the catalog shoot, I had to set up and photograph the campaign within 30…

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The Best Locations for Landscapes Photos May Be Just Around the Corner – Photography Article

Have you taken beautiful landscape photos at Lofoten, the Faroe Islands, or Iceland? Or perhaps you only dream about trips to these breathtaking locations. Don’t worry; perhaps the best landscape photo you will ever shoot is in your home town, just around the corner. I must admit; I love to visit Lofoten, the Faroe Islands, and in my case the French Auvergne where I am hosting my masterclasses. These places give me the opportunity to shoot some amazing landscapes that I won’t find at home.…

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How to use time-lapse to capture a special event – Time.Lapse Photography Article

Special event scenarios of varying size and subject are increasingly becoming the focus of time-lapse videos. In this “how to” guide, we take a closer look at what must be considered so that time-lapse can bring out the best aspects of any event. Depending on the kind of event you wish to capture, there will be particular specifications you need to bear in mind such as location, fixing position, duration and source of power. These individualities make every project unique…

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Attempting to Define Street Photography – Photography Article

When it comes to street photography, what counts, how would you define it, and why? Here’s a video that poses some potentially tough questions and attempts to define more abstract ideas that may have a fair amount of gray area regarding that very question. The video comes from travel photographer Jim Nix and features an exploration of the concept of what street photography is. He asks some interesting questions as he explores the concepts of travel photography, street photography, and urban…

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Shooting an Environmental Portrait From Start to Finish – Photography Article

A couple weeks ago, I did a quick photo session with my Jiu Jitsu coach, Rafael Moreno, and I filmed the process from start to finish.  The goal for this shoot was to shoot environmental portraits of Moreno in his Gym in Humacao, Puerto Rico. There is a joke within the martial arts world that every portrait looks exactly the same, with the subject’s arms crossed or holding their belt. I wanted to try to do something different.  The gym has a fantastic…

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Shooting Long Exposures in the Arctic Circle – Photography Article

If you had the opportunity to visit the somewhere in the Arctic Circle, what sorts of images would you hope to shoot while traveling? If long exposures cross your mind then this one’s for you. Brought to you via First Man Photography, this video chronicles a bit of his experience while shooting imagery in the arctic. Anytime that a photographer finds themselves with water nearby, the possibility of longer exposure imagery is often worth the time to give it a…

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