So you tried out all the basic techniques for taking really sharp photos but you're still not satisfied with the results? Or maybe just curious if there is more? Well,…
The Lower and the Upper Antelope Canyon have gone a long way from a hidden gem to one of the most visited tourist attractions in the U.S. West. Nowadays, these…
Why do my images look so blurry?
How do I take sharper photos?
Ever asked yourself these questions? I have. And I still do! Getting my own images sharp is and always will be a challenge. It is a neverending, almost Sisyphus-like struggle between a man and his tool. Sharpness in your photography is one of the factors that will decide whether it’s going to be a hero or zero. Dramatic enough? Now, let’s get cracking and see what you can do to increase the sharpness of your images!(more…)
People often tend to think that creating a great landscape photograph is a question of expensive gear and visiting stunning places. That if you have resources to combine these two things, award-winning images will automatically magic themselves into the camera.
But the creation of a good image is actually hard work. Yes, pressing the shutter is involved somewhere but there is so much more! In fact, it is the entire process that I love about landscape photography.
The time I spend outside, trying to understand the place, and doing all the non-photography pre-work. That’s what really counts and hopefully transfers into the eventual outcome — your image.
This is no perfect workflow, no secret key to a creating an amazing photograph but rather a set of things I learned to do on a photography location. Things that might help you develop your own on-location process.(more…)
Those who read my blog regularly or downloaded my free ebook about improving your photography will know that I do not particularly enjoy crowds. I’m also the solely and therefore the biggest supporter of my own theory called “decentralized tourism”. What it means is going not only to places that are notoriously known and infinitely repeated on social media but also get off the beaten path a bit, do some old-school research and explore new locations. (more…)
Let’s get this straight – walking around Valletta, Malta’s capital is pretty much like walking through a very big and very colorful open-air museum. The city was also chosen for the European Capital of Culture 2018 and I can totally understand why. So choosing only 3 best locations for photography is, let’s say, quite minimalist (and of course very subjective). But let’s give it a try!
I know what you’re thinking – travel photography is not all about the gear. There are other ways of improving it without another piece of shiny new photography gear. Which by the way always smiles at you when you’re unpacking it and smells so deliciously of a sophisticated and terribly complicated manufacturing process…(more…)
This post is all about the southest region of Patagonia – Punta Arenas and Tierra del Fuego. If you’re not sure what I’m talking about, please go and check out my previous article (Patagonia on your own) describing the trip as a whole including many tips for planning the trip! (more…)
They say for a good reason that photography is a joint of art and science. This article will give you a brief introduction into the geeky part of photography and help you step up your skills a fair bit. Maybe even stop using the Automatic mode on your camera. Shutter speed? Aperture? ISO? All that, right here. (more…)