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Technique Tuesday: Neutral Density Filters | Art Wolfe

As we are in the middle of a couple of West Coast workshops where coastlines, waterfalls, and woodland streams take center stage, now is a great time to discuss the use of neutral density filters. In the summer months where overcast days become rare even in a region fabled for it’s grey skies, ND filters Read more…

Technique Tuesday – Complimentary Colors: Blue & Orange | Art Wolfe

Color plays an important role in any visual art form. Along with composition, it’s one of the key elements of any great painting. Watch any film and the costumes, sets, and lighting are all designed with color in mind, meticulously planned by experts in various design specialties. Color photography is no different in situations where Read more…

Technique Tuesday – Canon EF15mm f/2.8 Fisheye Lens | Art Wolfe

In the field there are times when a standard lens is inadequate to capture a subject as you would like to portray it. Often I will use a 15mm fisheye to create more interesting angles and more dynamic compositions. This lens can improve the statement of a subject by changing the relationship of elements in Read more…

Technique Tuesday – Art On Art! | Art Wolfe

Years back, student Angels Gazquez Espuny of Spain interviewed Art a few years back for a school project. The title was “The Artist’s Psychology”, and considering that Art has made his Photography As Art seminar a continued exploration into the subject matter in the years since, it seemed like a timely re-post! Enjoy! From your Read more…

Technique Tuesday – Where’s Art? Extended Podcast | Art Wolfe

This past week I got the chance to have a conversation with Mitch Stringer and discuss my recovery from surgery, upcoming workshops, and the goals I have for both myself and workshop participants who travel with me. This edition is mostly an audio podcast as I haven’t been on many trips as of late, but Read more…

Technique Tuesday – Photographing Stars | Art Wolfe

When photographing stars and star trails in the night sky, you’ll first need to decide which type of composition you are aiming to create – pin points of light, or long streaks of star trails. Ideally you’ll also want to find a location away from populated areas to ensure as little artificial light as possible Read more…

Technique Tuesday – What to Do on a Rainy Day? | Art Wolfe

Now that Spring is officially a week away and the weather is warming up a bit here in the Pacific Northwest, it’s a great time to get out and shoot. Winter rains can be cold and nasty, but throughout the spring and early fall rainy overcast days that aren’t also affected by extreme temperatures and Read more…

Technique Tuesday – Photographing Polar Bears | Art Wolfe

The polar bears of Churchill are world famous, of course; like many photographers I have made pilgrimages there since the early 1980s. This has given me the opportunity to photograph the bears in various ways. From a tundra buggy, you can see the bears engaging in harmless battles as they wait to hunt seals once Read more…

Technique Tuesday – Bringing Home the Gold! | Art Wolfe

I am pleased to announce that Spiritual Journey has won a gold award in the Graphis Photography Annual 2018! You can pre-order your copy of the annual today. Capturing Spiritual Journey – an excerpt from The Art of the Photograph: I was walking along the Ganges River in Varanasi, India, at dawn one morning when Read more…

Technique Tuesday: Spotlighting | Art Wolfe

Art Wolfe: Spotlighting is an often unpredictable event that can create and unexpected picture. With this image of a tiger in the dense forest, it was essential that I spot-meter the tiger’s illuminated face to ensure it was exposed correctly, since all of the deep shadows could have easily fooled the camera’s meter. Martha Hill: Read more…

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