Photographers

Photographers of the Week – Cam and Kay Grant – Underwater Photography Article

Photographers of the Week – Cam and Kay Grant Voila! A humpback whale swoons in front of Kay Grant   In a year that’s been a bit—well—different, forgive us from deviating from the norm. This week we’re featuring a dynamic duo who work together to create underwater images—but only one of these ocean enthusiasts is technically a photographer. Cam and Kayleigh Grant met on the island of Oahu, Hawaii with a shared passion for diving and the wild Hawaiian seas.…

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An Underwater Photographer’s Guide to Triton Bay – Underwater Photography Article

An Underwater Photographer’s Guide to Triton Bay Triton Bay boasts spectacular hard and soft coral   Triton Bay is one of three regions that comprise the Bird’s Head Seascape—the other two being Raja Ampat and Cenderawasih Bay—which is now considered by marine biologists to be the epicenter of the Coral Triangle and which contains more fish and coral species than anywhere else on the planet. Triton Bay is located at the neck of the Bird’s Head Seascape, approximately 30 nautical…

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Guest Blog: Portrait Photographers Karen & Steve Jackson of Two Keys Photography – Photography Article

Guest Blog: Portrait Photographers Karen & Steve Jackson of Two Keys Photography Editor’s Note: This interview was conducted by KelbyOne instructor Mark Heaps. Thanks for making this happen, Mark!How did you get started?In the mid 80’s, Steve took a photography class at a local community college, and I (Karen) took a photography class in high school. So with really no experience, just enough to be dangerous, we decided as couple, in our 50’s, that we would like to do photography…

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Seasickness Advice for Underwater Photographers :: Wetpixel.com – Underwater Photography Article

Seasickness Advice for Underwater Photographers :: Wetpixel.com by Adam Hanlon Tuesday, October 13th, 2020 Wetpixel Editor Adam Hanlon and regular contributor Alex Mustard provide some advice about how to avoid and deal with seasickness in this episode of Wetpixel Live. This can be debilitating and, if you are trying to take pictures or shoot videos, can result in your ability to do so being compromised. If you enjoy this episode, please subscribe to the Wetpixel Live YouTube Channel. This will…

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Workflow for Underwater Photographers :: Wetpixel.com – Underwater Photography Article

Workflow for Underwater Photographers :: Wetpixel.com by Adam Hanlon Thursday, October 1st, 2020 In this episode of Wetpixel Live, Alex Mustard explains the steps of his imaging workflow, from offloading camera cards through to providing images to magazine editors. It is important to stress that he does not chat about editing specifically and we stress that the best place to get detailed tutorials about editing is Erin Quigley’s site – GoAskErin. If you enjoy this episode, please subscribe to the…

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Industrial Photography – a Photographer’s Perspective – Commercial Photography Article

Industrial Photography – a Photographer’s Perspective Have you ever wondered what it takes to produce photography in an industrial location? Industrial locations vary greatly ranging from super clean electronics rooms, and precision product manufacturing at one end of the scale, to heavy industry at the other, each presenting  different challenges to capture great images of the client’s products, places, and people.Carload of lighting and camera equipmentOften, in clean areas, the quantity of photographic equipment to be used on the shoot must…

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Diving with UW Photographers :: Wetpixel.com – Underwater Photography Article

Diving with UW Photographers :: Wetpixel.com by Adam Hanlon Saturday, August 8th, 2020 Many of the most accomplished underwater photographers attribute their success to diving and interacting frequently with fellow photographers. This can provide logistical support, advice, and creative inspiration. Adam and Alex discuss whether diving with other photographers may the single best way of improving your own photography. Wetpixel Live is a YouTube channel devoted to short films helping explain the hard-edged information people need to improve their underwater…

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Dive Gear for UW Photographers Part 2 :: Wetpixel.com – Underwater Photography Article

Dive Gear for UW Photographers Part 2 :: Wetpixel.com by Adam Hanlon Sunday, August 2nd, 2020 Over on Wetpixel Live, we present part 2 of Alex Mustard and Adam Hanlon’s discussion about dive gear for underwater photographers. In it, we discuss wetsuits, pockets, drysuits, fins, gloves, and dive computers, with the emphasis boom on what works well for us when capturing images underwater. Wetpixel Live is a series of short talks aimed at addressing some of the problems that underwater…

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Dive Gear for UW Photographers Part 1 :: Wetpixel.com – Underwater Photography Article

Dive Gear for UW Photographers Part 1 :: Wetpixel.com by Adam Hanlon Saturday, August 1st, 2020 While we are all photographers, we are also divers. In a 2 part episode of Wetpixel Live, Adam and Alex discuss some general ideas about which diving gear works for them, and how they configure their gear in order to try and maximize photographic opportunities. Wetpixel Live is a series of short talks aimed at addressing some of the problems that underwater photographers often…

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Drones for Underwater Photographers – Part I – Underwater Photography Article

Drones for Underwater Photographers – Part I Drones provide a unique way to photograph dive destinations, Socorro, Mexico   Never before has it been so easy to enter the rapidly evolving world of aerial photography, and many underwater photographers now consider a drone an essential part of their camera kit. Only a decade ago, to take photographs from the sky would have required the use of a helicopter or plane, but now it is possible to visit your local electronics…

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A Local Photographer’s Favorite Dive Sites – Underwater Photography Article

A Local Photographer’s Favorite Dive Sites Snorkeler in the world-famous Jellyfish Lake   “Yeah, I’ve been back to Palau 19 different times,” my client responded, as I asked him why he visits this tropical paradise so often and what makes it so special. I had been living here for a few months and had no idea at the time that I would be calling this place home for the foreseeable future, but I was beginning to fall in love with…

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Ethical Guidelines for Underwater Photographers :: Wetpixel.com – Underwater Photography Article

Ethical Guidelines for Underwater Photographers :: Wetpixel.com by Adam Hanlon Tuesday, July 14th, 2020 Underwater photography can be a powerful advocate for the oceans, allowing a large audience to view the undersea world and hence seek to protect it. There is also a responsibility to faithfully represent what we see underwater and to do no harm in creating images of it. Wetpixel Live delves into this, with Wetpixel Editor, Adam Hanlon and regular contributor Alex Mustard discussing some practical steps…

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Travel Trips for Underwater Photographers :: Wetpixel.com – Underwater Photography Article

Travel Trips for Underwater Photographers :: Wetpixel.com by Adam Hanlon Sunday, July 12th, 2020 Although we are all somewhat limited in our ability to travel, this should not prevent us from making plans to do so in the future. In the next episode of Wetpixel Live, Adam Hanlon and Alex Mustard team up to offer some advice on how to travel with underwater photography gear. Both of them travel a great deal, so their ideas are based on lots of…

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New KelbyOne Class: 25 Quick & Easy Portrait Retouching Techniques for Photographers – Photography Article

New KelbyOne Class: 25 Quick & Easy Portrait Retouching Techniques for Photographers 25 Quick & Easy Portrait Retouching Techniques for Photographers with Scott KelbyAs photographers we are often faced with having to retouch our own portrait sessions. Join Scott Kelby as he shows you 25 quick and easy portrait retouching techniques designed with photographers in mind. This class is designed so that you can jump into any lesson based on the topic you want to learn.Each lesson is short, sweet,…

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Photographers of the French Army – Black & White Photography Article

Photographers of the French Army The First World War was the first major conflict where photography played an important role. Germany recognised its potential and used photographs for propaganda from 1914. The images were used to influence the public opinion in neutral countries. France realized that it could not stay behind and decided to set up its own photography unit to oppose German propaganda.La Section Photographique de l’ArméeFollowing the creation of the film-unit Section Cinématographique des Armées (SCA), the Section…

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