How to get the best photo in the office

The top five tips for getting the most out of your headshots in the workplace can be found on the cover of the latest issue of “The Big Picture.”Here’s what we found:1.Choose a good source.Headshots are the most effective way to communicate your brand and your identity.The more people see your face, the more likely […]

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How to make a ‘darkroom’ that can work in sunlight

In January, the US Patent and Trademark Office published a patent application for a “darkroom” that could “produce images and video from ambient light without a photodiode.”The patent was for a device that “produces images and videos from ambient illumination without a camera.” As Ars Technic reported last year, the device uses a “tungsten lamp” to […]

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What is snow photography?

Snow photography is the use of natural light, either from the sky or through the ground to capture photos of animals, plants and human activity.It is a very different form of photography, but can be used to great effect.Photojournalist Mark Hildebrand created this stunning photo of a wildebeest on a winter morning in Wyoming, and […]

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Can a ‘beautiful’ mountain photograph be a masterpiece?

In its first three decades, New Zealand’s Mount Wellington has been described as one of the countrys most beautiful mountain photographs.But can you photograph a perfect mountain without the right equipment?This is the first in a series of articles exploring what it takes to capture a mountain that you love, and how you can get […]

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