ND Filter: A Beginner’s Guide to Neutral-Density Lens Filters

The neutral density filter, or ND filter, is a powerful tool that photographers use to reduce the amount of light entering the camera lens to select exposure combinations that would otherwise result in overexposed images. This article is a basic guide to ND filters and how to use them. One of the fundamental principles of … Read more

Blood Moon, Aurora, and Milky Way Captured in One Photo

Photographer Justin Anderson captured a trio of beautiful celestial elements together. During the total lunar eclipse, he was able to capture the blood moon, aurora and milky way together in a stunning panorama. While Anderson only picked up his first camera five years ago, he immediately felt drawn to the vast landscapes and beauty of … Read more

Eerie Photos Reveal Last Moments Before Women Vanished in Panama

A disturbing set of photographs is at the center of a mystery of the disappearance and death of two young women in Panama and local authorities are currently baffled by an apparently missing photo file on their SD card. In 2014, Kris Kremers and Lisanne Froon, both from the Netherlands, were traveling and exploring the … Read more

Not Collected, ed. Lukas Birk and Audrey Salmon

JTF (just the facts): Published in 2021 by Fraglich Publishing (here). Hardcover (6 × 7.75 inches), 195 pages, with 157 color photographs. Includes an essay in English and Zulu. In an edition of 150 copies. (Cover and distribute the plans below.) Comments/Background: Fraglich Publishing, a small publishing house initiated by Austrian photographer Lukas Birk, focuses … Read more

6 Important Things About Landscape Photography That Are Often Overlooked

If you love landscape photography, you probably know a lot about camera equipment, settings, and the most common composition rules and techniques. But landscape photography isn’t always about these things. I have six important tips that are often overlooked. Many articles on landscape photography are available. Most of them talk about equipment and settings that … Read more

ACDSee Gemstone 12 Editor Is an Affordable Adobe Alternative, but Does It Work for You?

When I started photography, one of the hardest things for me was choosing which editing software to use. Indeed, many photographers are faced with the same problem on a daily basis. Beyond the classic choices, there is arguably a much better software you can choose: ACDSee Gemstone Photo Editor 12. It combines the features of … Read more