• Landscape Photographer Tries Macro for the First Time; How Hard Can it Be?

    1 month ago - By Peta Pixel

    Landscape photographer Thomas Heaton is used to shooting epic vistas and vast landscapes, capturing the world in broad strokes. But since he's stuck at home like the rest of us, he thought he'd try macro photography on for size. After all, how hard could it be?
    The answer to that question comes in a video titled “I Thought Macro Photography Would Be Easy,” and anyone who has ever tried macro will know what happens next. Over the course of multiple days and two videos, Heaton is pushed both creatively and mentally by the challenge of capturing tiny objects in glorious detail.
    “Macro...
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  • Photographer Shoots Emotional ‘Stay Home' Portrait of His Wife, a Nurse

    Photographer Shoots Emotional ‘Stay Home' Portrait of His Wife, a Nurse

    1 month ago - By Peta Pixel

    Photographer Ray Briggs of Okushi Photography recently shot an emotionally charged, powerful portrait that implores people to stay home so that we can protect our health care workers. His wife Mary, the subject, is a nurse on the front lines of the COVID pandemic.
    The hero portrait of his wife hugging one of their sons was a full family affair. The “studio” was set up in their garage, and their other son helped with lighting.
    The setup was simple. A key light camera center and above, providing butterfly lighting, with a rim light behind the subject and camera left. Finally, a reflector on...
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