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Calling on the Sun by Christian Lim Photography:

500px Calling on the Sun by Christian Lim Photography: https://goo.gl/ph0e8j Read More at 500px

Who needs the sun? How to make your own golden hour

DIYPhotography Who needs the sun? How to make your own golden hour http://bit.ly/1OQ12Yi Who needs the sun? How to make your own golden hour It’s all but common knowledge that one of the best times to shoot portraits is Golden Hour – the time soon after sunrise or before sunset during which the natural light from the sun is a warmer tone than usual and often casts a much softer light. Usually, you have to plan ahead and wait for […]

As the sun sets on #Paris, we look back at the dramatic events in the past 24 h…

Magnum Photos As the sun sets on #Paris, we look back at the dramatic events in the past 24 hours, with Magnum photographers at the scene, continuing the coverage of the city in crisis. Visit the Magnum Photos homepage at www.magnumphotos.com for full coverage, and our socials feeds for further images as they come in. (© Peter Marlow/Magnum Photos) #ParisAttacks Read More at Magnum Photos

Waiting to Photograph Sunrise – What to do Before the Sun Comes Up

Digital Photography School Tips to prepare for taking the perfect sunrise image Waiting to Photograph Sunrise – What to do Before the Sun Comes Up If you want to photograph sunrise, here is a list of things you think about and do long before you ever get on location to shoot. Read More at Digital Photography School

Making the Sun Pop With Luminar 2018

Fstoppers Here’s how to really make the sun shine. Making the Sun Pop With Luminar 2018 Famed photographer Trey Ratcliff over at Stuck in Customs shows how to jazz up your sun in one of his latest video’s using Skylum Software’s Luminar 2018. Skylum Software has gained quite a following as it works to dethrone Adobe as the go-to raw photo editor. Read More at Fstoppers

Barry Reid captured these beautiful clouds for our “Weather” theme as the sun wa…

Shutterbug Magazine Barry Reid captured these beautiful clouds for our “Weather” theme as the sun was rising at Nanaimo, British Columbia. Hey everyone! – We’re now sharing our favorite Facebook photos of yours on our Instagram page. Post an image here for one of our Facebook Themes and we’ll pick our favorites and feature them on Shutterbug’s Instagram feed. And don’t forget to follow us on Instagram! https://www.instagram.com/shutterbugpix Read More at Shutterbug.com

Time for new theme: “Reflections.” This image was shot as the sun was setting o…

Shutterbug Magazine Time for new theme: “Reflections.” This image was shot as the sun was setting over a bayou in Southern Louisiana by Shutterbug Publisher Ron Leach. Read More at Shutterbug.com

KGS Photo made this beautiful image of the sun setting behind Mt. Rainier for ou…

Shutterbug Magazine KGS Photo made this beautiful image of the sun setting behind Mt. Rainier for our “Reflections” theme. In addition to sharing images here for our Facebook themes, we encourage everyone to share your work in the galleries on Shutterbug’s website: http://www.shutterbug.com/galleries Read More at Shutterbug.com

The rising sun makes this polar bear’s breath look like fire. Photo by Josh Anon…

500px The rising sun makes this polar bear’s breath look like fire. Photo by Josh Anon: https://goo.gl/nwGwwu #animals Read More at 500px

How to Use the Sun as a Keylight for Outdoor Portraits

PictureCorrect Photography Tips Use a translucent reflector to get the sunlight to wrap around their face. How to Use the Sun as a Keylight for Outdoor Portraits Afternoon sunlight doesn’t have to be harsh. It can actually enhance the beauty of outdoor photos by being turned into a soft keylight. Photographer Jay P. Morgan shows us how to do this when shooting a human model here: Morgan uses a translucent reflector that can be held up toward the human subjec… […]

How to Mimic the Light of the Setting Sun Using Only a Single Speedlight

Fstoppers Got a speedlight? Try this awesome effect. How to Mimic the Light of the Setting Sun Using Only a Single Speedlight Sometimes, whether because of location, logistics, or timing, you’ll want to mimic the look of natural light using strobes. This quick and fun video will show you how to recreate the look of a setting sun using nothing more than a single speedlight. Read More at Fstoppers

Tips for Shooting Landscape Photography Towards the Sun

Digital Photography School Maybe you’ve had the advice ‘always shoot with the sun to your back’ but there are times where this is a rule to ignore. Here’s more on how to ignore it well! Tips for Shooting Landscape Photography Towards the Sun This may be contradictory to what you’ve learned about landscape photography, but here are some tips and reason why you might want to shoot into the sun. Read More at Digital Photography School

SPONSORED POST: Summer’s here! The sun is out, the water’s warm, and fantastic p…

Shutterbug Magazine SPONSORED POST: Summer’s here! The sun is out, the water’s warm, and fantastic photo opportunities are all around. Alien Skin is on here to help you create beautiful images, now at a savings of 30% through June 30th. It’s a great time to buy the Exposure X Bundle, the non-destructive RAW editor and organizer that integrates the latest versions of Exposure, Snap Art, and Blow Up. In its latest release, Exposure has grown into a full photo editor […]

Claes Axstål Challenges the Sun | Profoto Blog

Strobox Think you’re such a bad-ass with that big equipment? Take a look at this air-to-air photography by Claes Axstål http://ow.ly/5kPs1 Claes Axstål Challenges the Sun | Profoto Blog Claes Axstål regularly does something most photographers haven’t thought of, let alone tried. Read More at Strobox

Watch People “Play” With the Sun & Moon In Their Hands in Dennis Stever’s Wonderfully Radiant Images

Shutterbug Magazine Now that’s a bright idea! Watch People “Play” With the Sun & Moon In Their Hands in Dennis Stever’s Wonderfully Radiant Images Here’s a cool photography trick used to maximum effect. Dennis Stever is a Dubai-based photographer who is shooting an ongoing series where he positions his subjects so that it appears they are playing with the sun and the moon. Read More at Shutterbug.com

A spectacular sun halo by Paul Holdorf is our Photo of the Day. Read about it he…

Shutterbug Magazine A spectacular sun halo by Paul Holdorf is our Photo of the Day. Read about it here: http://bit.ly/2jeTcAo Read More at Shutterbug.com

How to overpower the sun and balance with strobes using ND filters

DIYPhotography What’s your preferred method? Neutral density filters or High Speed Sync? How to overpower the sun and balance with strobes using ND filters Trying to overpower the sun seems to have become a popular thing again lately. The go-to technique for these results is a fast shutter speed and high speed sync. But the limited power available in speedlights often falls a little short. Now, with more powerful HSS-capable strobes on the market, lik… Read More at DIY Photography

3 Quick Tips for Photographing in the Harsh Midday Sun

Digital Photography School Tips for photography on those bright sunny days 3 Quick Tips for Photographing in the Harsh Midday Sun You don’t always have the ability to shoot when the light is best, so here are 3 quick tips to give you some ideas on how to shoot in the harsh midday sun. Read More at Digital Photography School

Dreamy Photos of Sun Rays Shining Down on the Polish Landscape

Exposure Guide Dreamy Photos of Sun Rays Shining Down on the Polish Landscape http://goo.gl/6wdrx0 Read More at Exposure Guide

Learn How to Overpower Sun When Shooting Outdoor Scenic Portraits Under Harsh Midday Light (VIDEO)

Shutterbug Magazine Don’t let the sun push you around. Learn How to Overpower Sun When Shooting Outdoor Scenic Portraits Under Harsh Midday Light (VIDEO) Sometimes it’s great to get outdoors and shoot environmental portraits with a real backdrop like Colorado’s Flatiron Mountains outside of Boulder. The problem is that unless you have some sweet golden-hour light, the harsh midday sun can make such a task very difficult. Read More at Shutterbug.com

The Beauty of Greenland: A 4K Tour of the Midnight Sun

Fstoppers Who wants to go to Greenland!? The Beauty of Greenland: A 4K Tour of the Midnight Sun In April 2016 I featured a video of one of my favorite places on Earth: Lofoton, Norway by the brilliant filmmaker, Dennis Schmelz. Well, Schmelz is back at it again, this time with The Beauty of Greenland in glorious 4K. Read More at Fstoppers

The Ultra-Portable Godox AD200 Can Overpower the Texas Sun

PetaPixel Putting this little pocket powerhouse through its paces. The Ultra-Portable Godox AD200 Can Overpower the Texas Sun Smaller than any monolight but more powerful than any speedlight, the Godox AD200 pocket flash (AKA. Flashpoint eVOLV 200) is an intriguing piece of lighti Read More at PetaPixel

How to create images with beautiful sun flare >

Digital Photography School How to create images with beautiful sun flare > https://digital-photography-school.com/control-sun-flare-photos/ Read More at Digital Photography School

How to Add a Sun Flare to Your Images Using Photoshop

Digital Photography School Tips for adding a little sun flare to your images with Photoshop How to Add a Sun Flare to Your Images Using Photoshop Sun flares can add depth and sparkle to your images. Here is a tutorial on how to add a sun flare to any of your images using Photoshop. Read More at Digital Photography School

How to Take Portraits at Night: 10 Tips

Try out these tips and let us know how your night shoots go! How to Take Portraits at Night: 10 Tips Low light photography as a whole proves to be a challenge, but getting a decent portrait once the sun goes down can be especially difficult. An off camera flash can remedy many of the issues that arise most frequently, but it isn’t always the most intuitive tool. Photographer Francisco Hernandez bre… Link to the full Popular Photography Facebook post

“Everybody has a little bit of the sun and moon in them. Darks and lights in the…

“Everybody has a little bit of the sun and moon in them. Darks and lights in them. Everyone is…” by Alisa Andrei Profile: https://hubs.ly/H08GfBZ0 #500px Link to the full 500px Facebook post

How to Fake Sun Flare in Your Photos

How to Fake Sun Flare in Your Photos There is a lot of lens technology aimed at suppressing flare and ghosting. But at times, a bit of sun flare can actually add that extra punch to a photo. You can easily create sun flare when the sun is in the frame. But what if you’re shooting in an urban environment with no possible […] Link to the full Popular Photography Facebook post

Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art. – Ambrose …

Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art. – Ambrose Bierce Link to the full Popular Photography story

The U.S. will experience a total eclipse of the sun today for the first time sin…

The U.S. will experience a total eclipse of the sun today for the first time since 1979. If you want to capture this rare celestial sight, you’ll want to be well prepared, here are five videos that will provide you with helpful tips to photograph the eclipse: http://hubs.ly/H08qc270 Share your photos of the eclipse on 500px and use the tag eclipse2017 for a chance to be featured on our social media! Picture: “Total Solar Eclipse” by Thanakrit Santikunaporn Profile: http://hubs.ly/H08qbMk0 […]

The U.S. will experience a total eclipse of the sun today, for the first time si…

The U.S. will experience a total eclipse of the sun today, for the first time since 1979. If you want to capture this rare celestial sight, you’ll want to be well prepared, here are five videos that will provide you with helpful tips to photograph the eclipse: http://hubs.ly/H08qc270 Share your photos of the eclipse on 500px and use the tag eclipse2017 for a chance to be featured on our social media! Picture: “Hole in the sky over Svalbard” by Morten […]

This is the Best Photo Ever Shot of a Star Other Than Our Sun

This is the clearest photo of a star ever shot. This is the Best Photo Ever Shot of a Star Other Than Our Sun Astronomers using the ESO Very Large Telescope have created the most detailed photo ever of a star other than our own Sun. The subject of the photo is the Link to the full PetaPixel story

This is How Shooting the Sun Can Melt Your Camera

Don’t let this happen to your camera. This is How Shooting the Sun Can Melt Your Camera Planning to photograph the upcoming solar eclipse? You’d better make sure you have the right solar filter to protect your camera. Here’s a 2-minute video t Link to the full PetaPixel story

How to Shoot the Best Blue-Hour Photos: Tips & Techniques for Pre-Sunrise & Post-Sunset Images

“Some of the best light for photography comes along during the so-called blue hours—the moments before sunrise and after sunset when the sky shows off vivid, rich, beautiful blue tones.” – Deborah Sandidge How to Shoot the Best Blue-Hour Photos: Tips & Techniques for Pre-Sunrise & Post-Sunset Images This may be strange to hear from a travel photographer, but I can make a case that location isn’t everything—light is. And I’d build my argument on the fact that the right […]

Photographer’s Ephemeris 3D Brings Sun Tracking to a New Dimension

This app shows you what sunlight will look like at any given time in 3D. Photographer’s Ephemeris 3D Brings Sun Tracking to a New Dimension The Photographer’s Ephemeris is a popular app that allows you to plan a landscape shoot by showing you the position of the Sun and Moon. Ess Link to the full PetaPixel story

Five Ways to Fake the Sun and Add Interest to Your Images

No sun? We’ll make our own freaking sun! Five Ways to Fake the Sun and Add Interest to Your Images As all wedding and portrait photographers have experienced, things often don’t go as planned. Two common scenarios are, 1) timeline delays that cut into your ideal outdoor shooting times and 2) rainy or cloudy weather that covers the sun, making the popular backlit look impossible to achieve with na… Link to the full Fstoppers story

How to Take Great Portraits Under the Midday Sun with a Single Flash

Super simple technique. How to Take Great Portraits Under the Midday Sun with a Single Flash Shooting portraits under the midday sun is less-than-ideal because of the harsh shadows it can create. In this quick video, Manny Ortiz shows how to remove Link to the full PetaPixel story

Here’s How to Shoot Great Videos of the First Total Eclipse of the Sun Since 1918 (VIDEO)

You only get one crack at this, so be prepared! Here’s How to Shoot Great Videos of the First Total Eclipse of the Sun Since 1918 (VIDEO) On August 21 photographers in the U.S. will have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to document a unique eclipse of the sun that last occurred in 1918. We recently shared detailed information of how to photograph the event, and in the tutorial below you’ll learn how to capture some stunning videos. Source

Shoot Better Golden Hour Portraits by Harnessing the Sun

Tips for better golden hour portraits. Shoot Better Golden Hour Portraits by Harnessing the Sun The golden hour is popular amongst landscape photographers, but it is definitely worth utilising this for outdoor portraiture. By positioning the sun behin Source

Images That Will Raise Your Eyebrows This Glorious Sunday!

Winners of the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards – The Atlantic The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has announced the winners of its Open categories and National categories for 2017. This year’s contest attracted 227,596 entries from 183 countries … Winners of the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards – The Atlantic thumbnail courtesy of theatlantic.com

Internet Addiction is Killing Your Photography

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? Internet Addiction is Killing Your Photography thumbnail courtesy of petapixel.com

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