sRGB vs. Adobe RGB vs. ProPhoto RGB

Once you start working with images you will quickly encounter different options for working colour spaces. These spaces are responsible for a range of tone and colour the image produces. The larger the space the more of a range the image can potentially portray. Then, “what colour space should be used” and “why not just…

This Photographer Owns $125,000 in Nikon Gear

John S. Payne is a professional photographer who has been running a studio since 1985. He has also spent decades collecting Nikon Gear, Amassing an Arsenal of Cameras and Lenses worth over $100,000. The Morganton, North Carolina based photographer purchased his very first Nikon Camera, Nikkormat FT-2, back in 7th grade in 1975. After purchasing more…

How to Make Cinemagraph in Photoshop

A Cinemagraph is “more than a photo, but not quite a video”. Cinemagraphs are still photographs in which a minor and repeated movement occurs, forming a video clip. Technically, a cinemagraph is just a GIF (Graphics Interchange Format) and can give the illusion that the viewer is watching an animation. Cinemagraphs are made by taking a series of…

Beginners Tips for Night Sky and Star Photography

In this article, we will take a close look at exactly how you can take your own epic night shots of the stars (long exposure photographs). WHAT YOU NEED TO TAKE JAW-DROPPING PICTURES OF STARS: To take your star pictures, you only need three things: Full-Frame Camera (for better ISO capabilities) Fish-eye Lens (for the widest…

5 Steps to Rock “The Brenizer Method”

WHAT IS THE BRENIZER METHOD? The Brenizer Method is a photographic technique popularized by photographer Ryan Brenizer. Ryan is a professional wedding photographer based in New York City, and he’s done well over 200 weddings by now. The Brenizer Method is characterized by the creation of a digital image exhibiting a shallow depth of field…

6 of the Most Essential but Underused Camera Features

If you are just getting started in photography, you’ll be pleasantly surprised to find these six often overlooked features in the menu of your DSLR. While each one can be used to create professional quality results, extensive experience is not required to leverage their usefulness. Best of all, there’s no need to upgrade to a…