Photography News, Tips & Tutorials
Have you ever had to put yourself in harm’s way to get the perfect shot?
A few times. I specially recall the one image of a rhino at sunrise. I had to get out of my vehicle and lie down on the ground dangerously close to get the composition I wanted.
Although largely unknown, photographer Adnan Bubalo makes quite an introduction for himself with his breathtaking nature and landscape photos. With the morning fog blanketing the hills and the sun poised to illuminate the sky, Bubalo manages to capture some truly spectacular photographs of the storied hills of central Italy.
There is something enchanting about a kiss, especially when it is planted by one of our little young ones. This is precisely the appeal of photographer Toyokazu Nagano’s series called Kiss Me Please Project. The simple but beautiful shots taken by the Japanese photographer has got the photography community gushing with these adorably cute photos.
Professional marine photographer Mauricio Handler almost shot what perhaps could have been one of the most gruesome images ever taken underwater. Handler nearly witnessed, with camera in tow, a diver almost swallowed alive by a giant whale shark. The horrific event nearly happened while the whales were having a feeding frenzy near Isla Mujeres, Mexico. More than 600 whale sharks measuring 40-feet long converged to feast on tuna spawn. When a diver unwittingly, got too close for comfort, a feeding whale shark instinctively did what any hungry creature does; open its giant mouth.
Nikon Inc. recently announced two new products, the new AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR lens perfect for use with portraits to landscapes, offering a great zoom lens option for DX-format D-SLR users; and the compact SB-300 Speedlight, a small and easy-to-use adjustable Speedlight option for photographers who want creative lighting capability at an inexpensive price.
Many of you perhaps remember the beautiful canopy of floating umbrellas that engulfed the streets in Agueda, Portugal last year. Realizing that it was a big hit, and how much everybody loved the idea, Sextafeira Produções reprised the same set-up once again this year. Also, just like in 2012, photographer Patricia Almeida were not to be beaten to the draw, being one of the first to capture and share this beautiful idea with the rest of the world via Flickr.