Tech of the month: focus on animals

Animals are challenging subjects. They move, they don’t listen and they might not even let you get close enough for a good shot. Great animal pictures require patience, a lot of practice, and often the right gear. This month, we will start to practice. Don’t worry too much about the gear yet, we will also […]

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Tech of the month: Point of view

All too often, when something or someone catches my eye, I don’t bother to do more than just placing the camera in front of my eyes and take a shot. Without moving closer. Without getting further away. Without kneeling down, walking around or trying to get a shot from above. All too often, I am […]

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Tech of the month: Let it sparkle

Last week, enchanted by the first sunny day this year, I posted a picture of reflections on the Spree river on my instagram stream. A friend’s prompt question about the aperture used in that image gave me the idea for this edition of Tech of the Month. Without further ado, let’s explore how to make […]

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Tech of the month: White Balance

This month, I want to work on getting the color cast of my images right from the start, and as always, I invite you to learn with me. Go to the end of this post to read how you can participate in this month’s photo blogging event. The event is open to any type of […]

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