A Comprehensive Color Theory Guide for Photographers

by admin January 28, 2017 at 9:37 am

Ultra high ISO with lots of noise… There’s a lot of buzz going around about the new Pentax KP with it’s maximum ISO of 819200. Every comment I read says ‘what’s the point’?
Well, here are two benefits: late night framing and focus.

An intimate photograph of a father cradling his sick child in the shower has become the subject of a legal battle with the Arizona Department of Child Safety. If the DCS succeeds, photographer Heather Whitten, the child’s mother, will be convicted of “neglect” for posting the photo.

If you’re one of the many photographers criticizing President Trump’s official portrait, take a look at the photo above: it’s the official portrait of Brazil’s new president. After being released yesterday, Brazilians immediately began mocking the photo.

A career in commercial photography is a progression in learning. One that wanes when complacency creeps in and thrives when pursuit of knowledge lives at its heart. Having a broad mind in both approach and equipment is the key to clearing your mind to be creative.

Photographer Nick Veasey has made a name for himself by photographing large objects using X-Rays instead of visible light. The 6-minute video above is a look at how Veasey creates his art.

You probably didn’t know this, but at the beginning of this year, you could still purchase a brand new boxed copy of Adobe’s four-year-old Creative Suite 6 by calling an Adobe call center. But as of January 9th, Adobe officially pulled the plug on CS6: now it’s Creative Cloud or bust.

FujiFilms’s X-Trans III sensor has been out since the X-Pro2 hit the scene in March 2016. It was joined recently by the X-T2, and presently the X-T20 and X100F are about to be unleashed upon the world in February 2017.

Last week we reported that Shealah Craighead, a former photographer for the Bush administration and Sarah Palin’s vice presidential campaign in 2008, was at the “top of the list” to be President Donald Trump’s chief white house photographer. Now the appointment is official.

We talk about composition a lot, but have you ever really dived into the subject of color theory and thought about how it applies to your photography? If you haven’t, you should… and arguably the best place to start is this incredibly comprehensive demo by landscape photographer Dave Morrow.

Donald Trump officially became the President of the United States yesterday, and his official portrait has been published as well.

Flickr sent out a message to followers of the White House account today that says, more or less, “Say a fond farewell to Pete Souza.” The account that Souza used to chronicle 8 years of the Obama Administration is changing hands. Starting today, the Trump Administration takes over.

There are some fantastic portrait lenses out there for cheap, if you know where to look. A great example is the Jupiter-9: a 50-year-old M42 mount 85mm f/2 Soviet lens that, in the right hands, captures beautiful portraits with gorgeous bokeh.

What began as a shaky video of an unknown group of filmmakers trampling on Yellowstone’s Grand Prismatic Spring in May of 2016 ended last week when the responsible parties were finally sentenced. All four will pay hefty fines and lose park privileges, two of them will spend a week in jail.

Less than a day after photos and specs leaked onto the Web, Ricoh has officially announced its new Pentax KP DSLR. It’s a compact and weatherproof mid-range sibling to the K-3 that Ricoh says is perfect for outdoor photographers.

What if I told that you could get wedding photos at a fraction of the cost that professionals will charge you, would you be interested in that? I bet you would because there are a heck of a lot of people out there that think wedding photographers are way too expensive, charging you thousands of dollars just for a few pictures.

YouTuber, filmmaker and, more recently, CNN employee Casey Neistat is back with another drone review. After a bit of a gaff last time, Neistat is starting fresh by comparing three of the most popular 4K drones on the market: the DJI Mavic Pro, the DJI Phantom 4 Pro, and the DJI Inspire 1 Pro.

One year of planning, one year of shooting, and four months of post-production is a lot of time to spend on a single timelapse, but photographer Morten Rustad’s creation SEASONS of NORWAY makes a good case for the old saying: good things come to those who wait.

The Australian island state of Tasmania has 4 of the top 10 tallest tree species in the world and is home to the tallest flowering plant in the world, the Eucalyptus regnans, which can measure 99.8 meters (327 feet) tall.

Pentax is preparing to release a tiny titan of a DSLR this week, according to photo and spec leaks by the Japanese website Nokishita. If leaks are accurate, The Pentax KP will make a big splash when it officially launches.

What I’m getting at in the headline is that the Internet is most likely the cause of your impotence when it comes to productivity. How many people pick up their smartphones and check something online or in an app in the morning, instead of picking up a camera and capturing a sunrise?

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