How to Combine Flash and Ambient Light for Better Outdoor Portraits

How to Combine Flash and Ambient Light for Better Outdoor Portraits

Here’s the Golden Ratio in Ansel Adams’ Photos

Here’s the Golden Ratio in Ansel Adams’ Photos

NYTimes: The Year in Pictures 2016

The Year in Pictures 2016 http://nyti.ms/2ihSqyo

Diane Arbus, Richard Avedon, Robert Frank, Harry Callahan and more in a star-studded show – British Journal of Photography

Diane Arbus, Richard Avedon, Robert Frank, Harry Callahan and more in a star-studded show – British Journal of Photography 

Film Blocking and Composition

Film Blocking and Composition

“If you have tried your hand at directing, you have most likely found yourself in the same predicament that filmmakers have been facing since the dawn of cinema. Where do I put the camera and how will my actors move through the scene? Although it is integral to a director’s skillset to tell a story, I am always amazed at how few filmmakers truly understand great blocking. Luckily, we can do what we always do in filmmaking when we want to learn. Watch the masters.”

 

Simple Lines Reveal the Brilliant Compositions of Iconic Film Scenes

Simple Lines Reveal the Brilliant Compositions of Iconic Film Scenes

“Each frame of a film is like a blank canvas for a cinematographer, offering them a new opportunity to create a dynamic composition. If a scene is especially memorable, it can stick with us like an impressive painting, with the characters—their props, poses, and surroundings—embedded into our collective conscious forever. Raymond Thi of Composition Cam examines iconic, visually stunning film stills by dissecting them to reveal the brilliance behind a frame’s layout.”

Harry Gruyaert: “There is no story. It’s just a question of shapes and light”

Harry Gruyaert: “There is no story. It’s just a question of shapes and light”

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Past and Present Collide in Magical Exploration of Paris

Past and Present Collide in Magical Exploration of Paris

Groundbreaking Photographer Carrie Mae Weems Wins the 2016 National Artist Award

Groundbreaking Photographer Carrie Mae Weems Wins the 2016 National Artist Award

How to Photograph Splashing Liquids

How to Photograph Splashing Liquids | Savage Universal