Aurora HDR 2018 – Best Mac App of the Year — Jeffrey R Klug The #1 HDR photo editor becomes the Best of 2017 on Apple App Store. San Diego, CA - December 7, 2017 — Today Apple unveiled its charts and trends, celebrating the most popular apps of 2017, and named Aurora HDR 2018 as the Best Mac App of 2017. To celebrate this milestone and help even more people get access to this great photography tool, Aurora HDR 2018 is now available for $79 for new users and $39 for current Aurora HDR at “When you have a goal, you have to live, dream and breathe this goal 24/7! 10 Tips for Photographing Babies Most regular Digital Photography School readers are aware that a month ago I became a Dad. Our new son’s name is Xavier (you’ll get to know him over the course of this tutorial). I’ve previously written about the topic of photographing babies and children from the perspective of someone who has had his services engaged to photograph other people’s babies – but the last month has presented me with a different opportunity – to becoming a digital camera wielding parent – a very different scenario.
Through the World’s Eyes: The 2018 Visual Trend Forecast from Adobe Stock With 2018 just around the corner, the team at Adobe Stock is looking ahead. We’ve been tracking the visual conversation around the world, from shows and galleries, to brand campaigns, and our own stock collection, to put together a list of the biggest visual trends to watch in the coming year. Our trend forecast is designed to give brands and artists a window into what’s drawing consumers’ attention in a fast-changing world. “As an artist, especially, it’s easy to feel isolated in your work. Camera Lens Filters Explained Lens filters are transparent or translucent glass or gelatin elements that attach to the front of a lens. They protect the camera lens, alter the characteristics of light passing through the lens or add special effects and colors to an image. They come in two types -- screw-in filters and slot-in filters.
9 Photographers on the Future Trends of Stock Photography  Image by TierneyMJ (Michiko Tierney).  Image by TierneyMJ (Michiko Tierney). Where do you find inspiration for your photography? Illustration is the biggest inspiration for my stock photo work. Understanding White Balance in Digital Photography White balance (WB) is considered as one of the most important settings of a digital camera. Let’s consider a scenario where you want to capture the beauty of sea waves hitting the shore with an overcast sky at the background. Sounds interesting? Well, if you don’t use the correct white balance setting of your digital camera, you may get a picture with colors different from the actual ones. Therefore, in order to produce a beautifully exposed image with true to life colors, you must learn to effectively use the white balance setting of your digital camera.
11 Great Camera Angles for Food Photography Choosing the best angle, when shooting food, comes from a good observation and an inner feeling. Before composing your image, try to enter into a visual meditation, move calmly around your subject and simply observe with your bare eyes. Just keep in mind that this meditation cannot be long-lasting, as you know that freshly prepared food will not continue to maintain that “fresh look” for more than a few minutes. Food Photography is very similar to photographing people in a sense that each person has her best side. Considering the variety of food out there, diverse cooking and presentation styles, the final results are endless.
Newborn Photography Tips for the Perfect Shoot! Want a faster (and easier) way to edit your Newborn photos? Get our Essential Newborn Lightroom Presets right here! Newborn photography can come with many surprises, especially if you aren’t a parent. I’ve compiled a list of newborn photography tips that have helped me tremendously and I am sure will be helpful for anyone interested in learning more about newborn photography. Of course every photographer will have a different way or style of doing things but these are just some of the top things I’ve learned through the years as a newborn photographer.
Fragrant Nature offers ‘Kerala Golden Trio’ for GCC visitors Fragrant Nature, the creator of premium lifestyle hospitality experiences in Kerala, is showcasing three exceptional hotels and resorts in Kerala at the Arabian Travel Market 2017 in Dubai. The Arabian Travel Market (ATM), which opens tomorrow (April 24) will run till April 27. The award-winning hospitality operator has also strengthened its new ‘Kerala Golden Trio’ package, especially for visitors from the GCC region, promising them three authentic lifestyle experiences just in time for summer. Learn How ISO Sensitivity Works ISO or light sensitivity rating is an algorithmic value that indicates the film’s or the image sensor’s specific sensitivity to light. The ISO values on a roll of film or ISO setting on a digital camera are these indicators. ISO Sensitivity ISO is actually an acronym, which stands for International Standards Organization, and the ISO rating along with the shutter speed and aperture setting are the three elements that determine the final exposure of the photographic image. The ISO rating, which ranges in value from 25 to 6400 (or beyond), indicates the specific light sensitivity.
8 Photography Trends to Watch In 2018 - JaypeeOnline Photography has kept on advancing over the years with exciting changes. D. Scott Carruthers, an expert in photography, has been researching on the photography patterns expected in 2018. Changes in photography will ensure growth in different trends. Read on to see the top 8 trends that you should expect in that year. Aperture and Depth of Field In this section we’re going to discuss several crucial elements for exercising greater creative control over your final photographic image. Other than lighting, composition and focus (which includes depth of field) are the main elements that you can exercise complete command over. Focus enables you to isolate a subject and specifically draw the viewer’s eye to exactly where you want it. The first thing to understand about focus is depth of field.
Travel, Tourism & Hospitality Fragrant Nature offers ‘Kerala Golden Trio’ for GCC visitors Fragrant Nature, the creator of premium lifestyle hospitality experiences in Kerala, is showcasing three exceptional hotels and resorts in Kerala at the Arabian Travel Market 2017 in Dubai. The Arabian Travel Market (ATM), which opens tomorrow (April 24) will run till April 27. The award-winning hospitality operator has also strengthened its new ‘Kerala Golden Trio’ package, especially for visitors from the GCC region, promising them three authentic lifestyle experiences just in time for summer. Already one of the most-recognised hotel and resorts operator in Kerala, Fragrant Nature Resorts is also looking to expand to the GCC region, and bring its flavour of hospitality that is defined by personalised service, organic food, wellness and exotic locations. “Our ‘Kerala Golden Trio Package’ has been specially created for visitors from the region, who want to experience the diversity of Kerala’s natural beauty and also have memorable and authentic hospitality choices.”