Photography News, Tips & Tutorials
“Composition is a crucial factor in making your images sing. Get it wrong and you are likely to remain just a good photographer. The goal, for most, I imagine is to be great at what you do. Even after 18 years in this business, I came away learning so much about the use and sometimes abuse of composition. Indeed, what Lauren and Rob have done is break it all down elegantly and free of the jargon found in stuffy photography books. I recommend it to those starting out in photography and to those who like me have been at it for a very long time.” – Seshu, Tiffinbox.org
A series of out of this world (pardon the pun) images of earth taken from the Landsat 7 satellites collection and archive are yours for the viewing, whenever you please. These particular images featured were singled out for their beauty and splendor first and foremost, rather than for scientific value and study.
For those who thoroughly enjoyed the time-lapse work of French photographer and filmmaker Mayeul Akpovi called Paris in Motion, this surely will be a treat. Akpovi once again reprises his already three-part series, in yet a fourth installment for the collection. Simply called Paris in Motion 4 Akpovi further prolongs his beautiful and elegant video journey around the City of Light.
Take to the skies and there surely will be some amazing views to behold. 50-year-old Klaus Leidorf knows this fact all too well. The German photographer is preceded by his reputation for his magnificent aerial shots, taken from the window of his own aircraft. What is even more amazing is that he goes on these photo expeditions solo, where he is also the pilot of the Cessna 172 plane. He uses all limbs to both fly and take photographs, steering the small plane with his knees. Talk about multi-tasking!
Robbie Shone is an adventurer who has particular fondness for cave photography. He melds his passion for both photography and caving into a perfect mix to capture some rather imposing photographs. For the past 10 years he has been able to document the depths of widest and longest of caves around the world. Shone’s adventures have brought him to the farthest areas of Papua New Guinea, Borneo, China, the Alps and Crete where he has shot some enormous, cavernous cave systems.