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Behind the Scenes of a Drink Photoshoot

Behind the Scenes of a Drink Photoshoot

In this video, I go behind the scenes on a drink photography photoshoot working with stylist Natalie Garforth, from set-building through to post-production with a professional retoucher.

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The Reality of Photographing the Himalayas: Acute Mountain Sickness During a Photography Workshop

The Reality of Photographing the Himalayas: Acute Mountain Sickness During a Photography Workshop

One of the bucket list places to photograph for many photographers is among the giants of the world’s 8,000-meter mountain peaks in Nepal. One of the things you can’t plan for is how your body will respond to those heights. What happens when you’re leading a photography workshop and your body won’t adjust to the altitude?

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Five Basic Key Light Patterns Every Photographer Should Know

Five Basic Key Light Patterns Every Photographer Should Know

Learning the alphabet is the first step to becoming a great writer. Learning basic lighting setups with just one key light is essential for every photographer taking their first steps in portraiture.

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Corey Rich and the Stories Behind the Images

Corey Rich and the Stories Behind the Images

World-renowned photographer and storyteller Corey Rich has led a life filled with unforgettable memories. From watching and recording history take place while hanging on the side of Yosemite’s El Capitan, to sleeping in a snow cave with climbing’s most accomplished athletes, there is not much he hasn’t seen or done.

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Adorama Unearthed: A Photography Series that Captures the American Rockies

Adorama Unearthed: A Photography Series that Captures the American Rockies

The best parts of landscape photography is a mix of the planning and adventure to travel to and explore a new destination all while photographing the beauty of the area that you’re in. In this new series from Adorama, you have the opportunity to take a trip through the American Rockies with three photographers as they traverse some of the most beautiful and least seen lakes and mountains in the USA.

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Outdoor Swimwear Portraits Using One Light on Location

Outdoor Swimwear Portraits Using One Light on Location

When you’re on location, being able to take great images with minimal gear makes life a lot easier; knowing what you can do with just one light is where a lot of folks start, and for good reason. Check out these great setups for when you’re on the beach with a one-light setup.

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Fall Landscapes and Changing Your Mindset

Fall Landscapes and Changing Your Mindset

Landscape photography is just as much about creating a plan as it is about being able to change that plan when what you are hoping for simply won’t work. Here’s a simple reminder to get out of your own way when creating art in the field.

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The Clever Way James Cameron Dealt With an Interesting Problem in ‘Titanic’

The Clever Way James Cameron Dealt With an Interesting Problem in 'Titanic'

If you know your Titanic history well, the thumbnail for this article should look very strange to you. This is because “Titanic” director James Cameron had to deal with an interesting issue during filming, and this neat behind the scenes video takes a look at how he solved it.

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Night Exterior Lighting Tutorial: Phone Booth Thriller Scene

Night Exterior Lighting Tutorial: Phone Booth Thriller Scene

Lighting night exteriors can be a challenging task, because to make them look real you might need quite a lot of light sources. In this lighting tutorial you will learn how this suspenseful phone booth scene was filmed.

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Cinematographer of New Joaquin Phoenix ‘Joker’ Film Explains the Impact of Color in Film, Talks Through His Choices

Cinematographer of New Joaquin Phoenix 'Joker' Film Explains the Impact of Color in Film, Talks Through His Choices

Lawrence Sher, cinematographer for the new “Joker” film starring Joaquin Phoenix, has released a video explaining how he uses hue, saturation, and light to shape the mood, style, and story of a film.

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Felix Hernandez Lands ‘Rover’ on the Moon

Felix Hernandez Lands 'Rover' on the Moon

A long-time friend of Fstoppers Felix Hernandez shoots an out of this world cover for Top Gear Magazine. This project is a perfect example of how brands, publications, and artists can collaborate authentically.

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Photographer Compares an iPhone 11 Pro Against His $13,000 Camera

Photographer Compares an iPhone 11 Pro Against His $13,000 Camera

iPhone 11 Pro steps in the ring against Fuji GFX 100 in the other corner. David versus Goliath. Can you guess which of the images is shot on a mobile phone? No, it’s not a trick question.

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Hollywood Director Tells the Truth About Movies’ Test Screenings in a Hilarious Way

Hollywood Director Tells the Truth About Movies' Test Screenings in a Hilarious Way

David F. Sandberg, the director of Shazam, lifts the curtain of what Hollywood movie test screenings are. In this hilarious but very helpful video, you will find how feedback from these events may affect the way a film is edited and marketed.

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Get a Glimpse of How They Made the Most Ambitious Single Shot Film Ever Made

Get a Glimpse of How They Made the Most Ambitious Single Shot Film Ever Made

The long take has been a staple of film for decades, showing off a director’s capability at managing a set and camera movement. Some directors have been ambitious enough to create entire films using a “single shot,” which are really many shots cleverly stitched together to appear as one long, continuous take. But none have been as ambitious as Sam Mendes with his upcoming film, “1917.”

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Good Actor and Deepfake AI Technology Create Disturbingly Realistic Results

Good Actor and Deepfake AI Technology Create Disturbingly Realistic Results

Actor and impressionist Jim Meskimen shows impressive skills impersonating famous celebrities, which combined with the latest deepfake AI technology creates shockingly convincing results.

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