As long as photographers have cultivated their craft they have also looked for perfect lenses that would allow them to express their vision. Searching for certain aesthetic can be a fascinating journey which takes them into optical theory and laws of physics. Please read on with guest author Toni Ahvenainen who will help shed some light into the quest of finding the perfect lens.
From PR man to busy fashion photographer — Morgan Miller’s career has had its share of surprises. He sets the bar very high in his work: his pictures should captivate the viewer so much that people want to rip the images out of magazines and hang them on the wall.
Hi, my name is Irwin Wong and I am professional photographer based in Tokyo, Japan. Every month on Lenspire I’ll be bringing you a journal introducing aspects of my ongoing personal project, which involves documenting traditional crafts and traditions in Japan that are in danger of going extinct. Here is entry number 9 - enjoy!
Over about a decade of shooting ZEISS lenses and all the major brands and 3rd party lenses, I’ve developed a sense of what I like in the final image—and that involves contrast, particularly high micro contrast. Learn more about what that means for your images.
I was hired as an expedition guide and photography instructor for a three weeks sailing expedition around Spitzbergen, which is situated between 74° – 81°N. Venturing into the Arctic on the sailing ship Antigua requires proper preparation concerning photography gear and clothing.
Photographer Mike Reid likes to work with available light. In this article he shares a few of his tricks to capture the perfect image such as to select your gear carefully when preparing for an available light shoot or to familiarize yourself with your cameras setting in detail.