A photo essay is essentially a story told with minimal words and, hopefully, lots of photographs. The trick is creating a diverse range of images that are all necessary to fully explain a subject or location.
For me, these intimate photographic details often say more about the culture of an area than more general shots and they always add a spot of strong color during a drab part of the day.
Every travel destination has its own charm, landscape, culture and history. In order to capture the essence of a new place you must prepare.
Using shallow depth of field for dramatic portraits
I love exploring with my camera and small towns are one of my favorite subjects.
Text & Photos By Chuck Place Perspective is magic! Not as in fairy tale magic, but as in a magician’s magic. It’s an illusion. We take the two-dimensional medium of a photograph and create the illusion of a third dimension …
1.- Fill The Frame – Get Closer I always say if you feel that your pictures aren’t good enough is probably because you aren’t close enough. One way to take stronger photographs is by filling the camera frame with the …
Backlighting helps control contrast in a scene, creates beautiful rim lighting effects, enhances color of translucent subjects and helps models relax in front of the camera by eliminating the need to squint into the sun.
Control contrast, increase color saturation and create a rim light with photographic backlighting.
Create beautiful high-angle photographs of dishes of food following these easy steps.