Friday, November 24, 2017

Finding Art in Nature: Macro Photography for Kids

May 16, 2013 by  
Filed under Art Projects, Photo Technique

PinterestShare

Macro photography with a smart phone is possible, today we will learn how to take amazing pictures, and how to get close, really close to nature. Children love finding little things, and they are amazing with our smartphones. This is a great opportunity to teach them something creative, and let them marvel at nature. Today [...]

Project for kids: Backlight Photography with a Smartphone

PinterestShare

Backlighting isn’t ideal for a smartphone camera because the pictures are often underexposed. But you can use backlight creatively to you advantage.                         Today we will learn how and when, can we use backlight and when should we avoid it.  Do not try to [...]

Photography for Kids: How to use the Smartphone Camera

PinterestShare

Every day our kids use their mobile or smartphones to take pictures. For over 100 years Photography was almost magical, and only experts knew what was happening inside the little black box.                             Today we have in our hands the power to [...]

Photography Project for Kids: How to make Sun Prints

PinterestShare

Sun Prints have been around us for centuries, many metals and materials fade when are expose to sunlight, but those ephemeris  images didn’t las long. They always disappeared  when they were expose to ambient light. Here you will find several projects to make with light, where creativity, art and science bring a lot of possibilities. [...]

Photographing architecture after sunset

October 16, 2009 by  
Filed under Photo Technique

PinterestShare

There is a magic hour, just after sunset, where we can take amazing pictures if we have a steady tripod and a good dose of patience. This is the perfect time to combine natural and artificial light to photograph landscape and architecture. Since we are going to be photographing in low light conditions, we need [...]

Nature ice sculptures

May 16, 2009 by  
Filed under Nature

PinterestShare

Nature can create amazing ice sculptures. Winter is a great time to photograph because the landscape is changing all the time, the water, the ice and the snow build incredible forms. Just a small drop of water can start a stalactite. The ice that cover rivers and lakes melts with the sun during the day [...]

How to photograph aquatic birds

May 14, 2009 by  
Filed under Feature posts, Nature

PinterestShare

Just a small tilt of the head, the wind blowing up the feathers or catching the bird with its pray in the beak, can make a difference between a regular photograph and an amazing image

How to photograph birds in the zoo

April 29, 2009 by  
Filed under Nature

PinterestShare

The zoo is a great place to start with, and we can concentrate in taking the pictures, not in finding and waiting for the birds.

How to photograph while moving the camera

April 28, 2009 by  
Filed under Photo Technique

PinterestShare

When we  photograph we usually want sharp and well focus images, but sometimes moving the camera while we press the shutter release in a very low speed can give as very interesting images. This is a traditional photograph of the Brooklyn bridge taken in New York City from Sea Port. It was freezing that night [...]

How nature combines colors

April 25, 2009 by  
Filed under Feature posts, Nature

PinterestShare

Combining colors and choosing a color scheme is not easy, but nature has been mixing colors for millions of years. We can use its wisdom to apply it in our daily life. Choosing and mixing colors for our homes, our clothes, a website or a promo piece, can be easier if we look at Mother [...]

Next Page »