Digital imaging has given us all so much more creative freedom, and while it’s true that not every picture you take is worth making into a print, your favourite images deserve the print treatment. But printing photos isn’t as easy as just connecting cables and pressing a button. There are all sorts of things you need to consider. Below we’ve compiled what we believe are 19 essential questions most photographers forget to ask about how to print photos.
Freezing flowers is a great way to give your flower photography a chilling and painterly look. It might seem a bit odd to encase a delicate flower in a heavy and harsh block of ice, but the cracks, bubbles and other imperfections created by many gradual layers of frozen water can actually give your subject a lovely impressionistic quality.
You don’t need a movie mode function on your digital camera to make a motion picture. In fact, you don’t even need additional movie-editing software, such as Adobe Premiere. For this simple photography project we’ll show you how to use nothing more than your digital camera and Photoshop CS to put together a simple stop-motion animation sequence, then save it as a QuickTime movie. And seeing as today is Easter, we thought what better subject than to melt a chocolate Easter Bunny!
Using the basic principles of animation, we’ll take a series of images using our DSLR’s Interval Timer set to take a shot automatically every seven seconds,
while the chocolate bunny is slowly melted by a hair dryer.
Jason Bognacki combined his 1919 Picolette Contessa-Nettel camera with his Canon 5D Mark II. The results – as you can see for yourself – are pretty impressive.
The photo-sharing website Flickr is known for catapulting a number of photographers into internet stardom, and Linus Lohoff is one of the latest.
The German photographer has been inundated with emails and picture requests after a series of his images was recently featured on the Flickr blog. Lohoff’s series, dubbed “Das gebaute Bild” (The Constructed Picture), was part of a photography class project at the Düsseldorf University of Applied Sciences where Linus studies graphics design.
Some creative photography ideas for Valentine’s Day. We do apologise for putting together a rather cliche post, however it was an excuse to find some more fantastic photography around the more obscure theme of ‘heart-shaped things’.
A collection of photo ideas for around the house. If you’re in need of inspiration and ideas for creative photos you can try at the weekend, start here… Looking for photography ideas to try at home? Ideas that are simple to set up and shoot, but still deliver rewarding, creative pictures? You’ll find them here. [...]
In addition to a DSLR and tripod, you need:
Turn fruit and veg into photo art – all you need it a light box and a very sharp knife. Follow this food photography project to create stunning pictures for your kitchen wall.