I’ve long known and used ND filters and graduated ND filters in bright light; didn’t realize that you could get some wonderful effects with them in darkness.
The examples in this article (via ) are just outstanding
Like this one of the moon (below).
Here, the “double stacked graduated ND filters” helped bring the brightness of the moon to a level comparable with the foreground.
The takeaway is that ND filters and graduated ND filters can be used in places where there is a huge difference in brightness of the various elements in the photograph.
“Zooming with your feet” means getting closer to your subject physically instead of relying on a longer lens, but you should be aware that the results you won’t be the same. Here’s a 9-minute video from This Place that looks at how different focal lengths affect perspective when compared to “zooming with your feet.” Perspective distortion is often misunderstood — it’s an area of photography that many photographers may not need to explore or understand properly.
Source: This is Why ‘Zooming with Your Feet’ Isn’t the Same Thing
Cold weather is the best time to look at—and photograph—the night sky
No matter how many articles I read about Photoshop, I always end up learning something new.
This article about HSL is no exception.
This article, “How to Remove People from Your Photos Using Photoshop” first appeared in Digital Photography School.
A very simple, easy tutorial.