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Advanced Photography Techniques

Photo pros rely on our magazine to cover the most advanced digital photography techniques in-depth.  From color calibration to file formats and everything in between, you can count on the technique advice from our digital photo experts.

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Viva Lucha Libre!

How Douglas Sonders used an iPad to build trust and photograph the colorful cast of characters of the Mexican wrestling community

Viva Lucha Libre!As more and more images proliferate our culture, so do more and more image-making devices.  Read More...

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

The Frame Itself

Explore the expressive possibilities of aspect ratio

The Frame ItselfThe proportion of an image's frame (or aspect ratio) is a fundamental part of the statement it makes.  Read More...

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Proper Exposure Matters!

Translating the film-based Zone System to a digital way of shooting and seeing

Proper Exposure Matters!Back in the fall of 1972, my very first photo school assignment for Commercial Photography 101 was entitled "An Industrial Interior."  Read More...

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Sharpening With HDR Software

Enhance detail by boosting the differences between neighboring tones

Sharpening With HDR SoftwareHDR software is most typically used to render shadow and highlight detail, but it also can be used to enhance tonal separation and detail in any range of tones, even in images with extremely low contrast.  Read More...

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Double Pass & Hybrid Sharpening

Get the best of USM and High Pass techniques

Double Pass & Hybrid SharpeningDifferent sharpening techniques make the world look different.  Read More...

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Lighting For B&W

Whether you’re shooting with strobes, flash, continuous lights or ambient, check out these high-key techniques for black-and-white portraits with an edge

Lighting For B&WHigh-key black-and-white portraiture has been popular since Hollywood's golden era.  Read More...

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Car Shots

How to take pro-level automobile pictures

Car ShotsAutomotive art is favored by those immersed in car culture.  Read More...

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Output Sharpening

Automate the process for best results

Output SharpeningImage source, frequency of detail, subject, personal preference, output device, substrate or presentation device, and presentation size all play a role in sharpening.  Read More...

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Going Viral

August Bradley’s personal project “99 Faces of Occupy Wall St.” was simple to execute and brought immediate media attention as it caught fire online

Going ViralAugust Bradley is known for photography that's incredibly detailed and highly stylized, with deep literary references and complex, psychological motifs.  Read More...


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