The landing of NASA’s newest rover, Curiosity, on the Mars landscape marks another small step for the American space agency, but it represents one giant leap for photographers everywhere.
Here are our 6 easy tips you can use for making sure all your Mars landscape photos are keepers.
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Astrophotography is all about stars, constellations and an uplifting sense of wonder. There are a number of simple targets for the beginner to aim for, and you don’t need specialist equipment or expensive glass.
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Astrophotographer Jack Fusco reveals how he plans his night photography shoots.
A fantastic subject to get you started in night photography is traffic light trails – long tendrils of colourful light that form wonderful abstract shapes. The great news is that it’s an easy technique to learn and you can produce really eye-catching images with some very basic gear. All you need is an SLR with a wide-angle zoom lens, a sturdy tripod, a remote shutter release and a basic grounding in tried and tested night photography techniques.
Painting with light is one of the easiest ways to transform your night scenes from ordinary to extraordinary. Although you rely on natural light for most daylight photography, introducing artificial light when shooting night photography allows you to get really creative.
Jack Fusco’s photography primarily focuses on astrophotography and seascapes in New Jersey, United States.
As it’s 4th July, we decided to celebrate with some of the most amazing firework photos from around the world that we could find.
Find out how to get better Guy Fawkes Day and Fourth of July pictures with our tips on how to photograph fireworks. We also dissect one of our own fireworks photos to explain why we think it works, as well as show you how to fake it by making your own great fireworks composites in Photoshop. Click to read more…