In this week's video, Ibarionex discusses how to go beyond the frequent cliche of photographer a walking subject against a backdrop, a storefront or a mural. He observes how using line, light, shadow and form can help a photographer move beyond cliche to create a unique vision of a street scene.Read More
In our latest YouTube video, we pull images from The Candid Frame Flickr pool to discus Photoshop as a creative tool and not merely an end to itself. In each of the selected images, we examine how each photograph utilizes the power of the application to achieve a clear, and personal vision. Rather than creating images where the photo enhancement itself becomes the point of interest, the photographs are strong and beautiful images that stand on their own . Hopefully, it will inspire you to think differently about how you might use Photoshop in your own work. If you like what you are seeing in this video, please subscribe to the YouTube Channel as well as join the Flickr pool and submit your images to the growing number of photographs being shared by TCF listeners just like you.Read More
In this video, we talk about how to edit a body of images on a singular subject into a photo story or photo essay. Using image submitted to The Candid Frame Flickr group, Eric Gitonga provides us to the tell the story of a man who repair car distributors. Using images which include environmental portrait and close-ups, he provides us the raw material for an edit which find a home in a magazine spread or an online web gallery.Read More
In this video, we talk about street photography or my specifically non-cliche street photography. Great street photography is more than snaps of people walking down the street. It's also about color, shape, gesture, human interaction and more. We focus on some of great images that fall into the category of street photography and discuss how the public world we all inhabit can provide inspiration for really great photographs.
Culled from images submitted by listeners to The Candid Frame, we briefly share how you might use shadow in your images to create images with greater impact.