Essential Camera Settings for Landscape Photography

Whether you’re a complete beginner or just looking for a few things to help you take better landscape images, you should find something useful here. Many items in the menus of today’s newer cameras become unnecessary when you should in RAW. While these...

Principles of Design – Contrast

The principle of contrast is relatively easy to understand. Contrast adds interest to any photograph. Whether it’s local contrast in specific areas, or global contrast across the entire image, it will almost always add pop to your image. HDR images that look...

“The Elements of Art in Photography” eBook

I just finished compiling my posts on the elements of art in photography into a complete eBook in PDF format for you to read anywhere! Contact me and I’ll be glad to send you the eBook for free! If you have an iPad, you’ll also be able to find it in the...

Principle of Design – Pattern/Rhythm

Pattern and rhythm is an easy principle to understand. They are pretty much self-explanatory. I will show a few creative examples below of how it can be used in your photography. A good example of a pattern and rhythm in an interesting, complex composition. Pattern of...

Principle of Design – Harmony

Harmony in art is about creating a visually stimulating image by combining similar elements throughout the frame. Some elements that can be used are color, shape, and texture. The above image uses harmony in a few different ways. The orange color brings together the...