Photography with a Theme – The Color Red

22 12 2008

By adding an assignment to your work, you can open your eyes and really see a creative side. What if you had a project to do and the goal was to photograph just one thing. What would you do? Let’s take a look at one project…the color red. Color is everywhere and when you see some of the samples below, you will see on connection to each image and a large array of unique designs.

Buy Red!

image by frazer4eos 

Red meets water

image by NYC nikonian007

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HDR Photography – High Dynamic Range Technique

10 12 2008

We’re heading out this weekend for a business retreat – and to have a change of scenery. The Rockies are beautiful anytime of the year, so we thought we’d head up to a few of our favorite places and try are hand at a new technique – HDR photography, or High Dynamic Range technique.

HDR creates amazing images – almost surreal – that gives you a sense of being in a different time and place.

HDR is created through tone mapping using bracketed exposures. To create one image, you end up taking a series of images – one at the correct exposure, a variety under and over exposed – and combine them into one dynamic image.  The highlights and shadows are all represented, giving it the surreal look.

HDR technique

photo source petervanallen

HDR technique 2

photo source joep r

HDR technique 3

photo source smashingmagazine – check out the other 35 shots

I pulled just a couple here to show you what other photographers have captured. If you’ve experimented with HDR, I’d love to see your work.





Smoke Photography Study – Photography Themes

16 10 2008

Flame by Jay PH.

Jay PH

Photography themes are wonderful to work with and the study of smoke will really get those creative juices flowing. Here are a few examples of some stunning studies on Read the rest of this entry »





Photography Motion – Photography Theme

15 10 2008

Photography is such a great medium to work in. Setting out to capture images with a theme can enhance your portfolio, knowledge and ability. Here are some images focused on one theme…motion:

Motion Blur Frozen by Mariano Kamp.

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