- Simple tips for professional portraits
The great thing about a portrait lens (or prime lens) is its ability to take those amazing shots with your subject in sharp focus, while the background is blurred out with a beautiful soft-focus
Prime lenses allow you to shoot quality professional portraits with maximum aperture and advanced optics.
Originally from Cape Town, South Africa. The now Nelson based NZ pro photographer, Sven Martin, initially started shooting as a hobby in the skateboard industry while living in California, but his passion for mountain biking soon saw him travelling to some of the biggest races around the world, including the World Cup and Enduro World Series. In 2008, Sven decided to combine his love of action sports with photography to pursue it full time as a career and hasn’t looked back since. One of the top cycling photographers in the industry, being a professional rider in the past, has helped him develop a certain style and edge in his images as he knows the exact shots to get in order to create that emotional connection with the viewer.
Southern Studios recently embarked on a nationwide tourism campaign, capturing stills, motion and aerials throughout New Zealand with Canon equipment.
Underwater photographer and Tales by Light explorer Eric Cheng is spell-bound by the majesty of the sea. Read his story here.
Over two decades, the award-winning Canon Master Stephen Dupont has been a champion for the people of fragile and marginalised cultures through his hauntingly beautiful and intimate photographs of humanity.
Behind every powerful image, is a powerful story. In this new three-part documentary series, go behind the lens with Angela and Johnathan Scott from Big Cat Diary, underwater photographer and publisher of WetPixel Eric Cheng, and war photographer Stephen Dupont.
In Tales by Light season one, Krystle Wright captures a balance of action and nature as she takes on skylining above a canyon.
Art Wolfe reveals why the fierce eyes of his subjects are the most powerful element in connecting with his audience in Tales by Light season one.
Tales by Light season one storyteller Peter Eastway reveals the art of simplicity in photography as he shoots in the great white wilderness of Antarctica.
Tales by Light season one storyteller Darren Jew captures an ethereal image that tells how death and destruction breathed new life into a world along the ocean floor.
Uniting exploration, photography and the natural world, Tales by Light offers a rare glimpse into the eyes and minds of some of Australia and the world’s best photographic storytellers.
Steph Vella is a passionate travel, landscape and portrait photographer based in Sydney. She’s explored the world in search of the perfect frame but names Iceland as her ultimate bucket-list destination for travel and landscape photography. Here Steph shares her tips on finding the best photography locations in Iceland, as well as her recommended camera settings, gear, and lenses for travel and landscape photography.