“Go Big Online!” reads Crowdfire’s tagline. I spent a week thoroughly reviewing the ins-and-outs of the social media tool that appears so attractive to the busy photographer wanting to bolster engagement on Instagram and Facebook. Read on to hear my two cents.
Go behind the scenes with Chris and learn his simple process for making stunning long exposure photographs of waterfalls. See how he shoots and what he uses to get these results.
Surely I can’t be the only soul who gets the impression that the predominance of this “It’s all Photoshop” whinging is coming from other photographers? Maybe it’s time to stop whinging about Photoshop and time to start learning how to use it.
Like a lot of photographers, I’m drawn to capturing those “take-it-all-in,” ultra-wide cityscape shots… And I suspect I’m not the only photographer who has also spent WAY TOO MUCH MONEY on equipment and hence can’t afford a tilt-shift lens to keep the straight lines straight in my architectural shots. Here’s why I no longer need one.
After reviewing some of my older photography, I’ve come to the conclusion that when it comes to shadow detail, less is often more when you want to retain or emphasise mood and atmosphere.
I caught up with Korea-based Canadian photographer Jackson Hung about his very first photo book, printed through the popular Blurb.com platform. Read on to find out how easy it is to venture into print yourself and what you can expect along the way.
After cutting my teeth with the camera in South Korea, I pick out 5 of the peninsula’s most influential photographers, all of whom have helped me no end. While there is an almost indefatigable pool of talent in Korea, these guys are at the top of their game.
I’ve never been one of those photographers who liked to haul a lot of gear around, and so I decided to explore whether it would be possible to produce sweeping scenes without the use of a dedicated wide-angle.
This aerial photo from Daegu’s Seomun market was my favourite shot of the past weekend. PIK Magazine asked me to write up the story behind the shot; I dish out my usual helpings of advice as well as some technical tips and tricks.
After strolling through a neighbourhood I know and love, I stumble into the murky waters of philosophy in photography. Here I explore the role of the photographer as he who captures and preserves moments for future generations to relate to, to feel and to interpret.