Home / Inspiration (page 2)

Inspiration

Shooting and Retouching a Space-Themed Portrait

Screenshot-338-800x452.jpg

Photographer Anya Anti recently did a space-inspired photo shoot and created this 7.5-minute behind-the-scenes and time-lapse view of how she styled, set up, shot, and retouched the portrait. To create a space helmet, Anti purchased a lightweight acrylic sphere online and then cut out a neck hole and breathing holes. ...

Read More »

How I Got Better at Photography

improvephotographerfeattt-800x420.jpg

Two years ago, I splurged some money and bought a camera because I’d always wanted to try to take pictures of the stars. The left photo above was the only decent picture out of 700 taken on my first clueless attempt. The right photo was taken about 2 weeks ago. ...

Read More »

10 Things I Learned from Irving Penn

irvingpennfeattt-800x420.jpg

Irving Penn is either the best or second best portrait photographer of all time. Depending on the day, he’s either ahead of or behind Richard Avedon. At least that’s what I think. Mr. Penn’s resume is stacked, to say the least. He shot for Vogue from 1943 to 2009, creating ...

Read More »

Watch 20 Talks Photographers Gave at B&H Optic 2018

optic2018talksfeat-800x420.jpg

B&H held its Optic 2018 conference and trade show for outdoor and travel photography earlier this month, and now you can watch 20 of the talks given by top photographers over the course of the four days. Here they are for your inspiration and education: Keith Carter on “Myth, Magic, ...

Read More »