Another year, another sweep of photographer trends to follow. But we have to admit, we fully approve of the new trends this year as photographers become more experimental, more invested in their subjects, and more willing to use a wide range of tools to tell a story. Hit the jump for several of the lighting and style trends you should try out before summer is gone!
Legendary photographer Ansel Adams famously said that truly impressive photos are never taken; no, the best photos are made. You can have the most compelling subject matter in the world right in front of you, but if it isn’t shot in a compelling way, you won’t create a memorable photograph.
Are you being as proactive as you can be with your compositions? Hit the jump for four techniques to take your images to new levels.
Investing in great photography gear can only take you so far; you need to know how to use it, too! Follow these tips to get the most out of outdoor photography gear essentials, including split neutral density filters, zoom lenses, and portable flashes.