22
Jan 15

Fire Captain makes it to the finals of a national photography event

A St. George Fire Department captain has established his skills reach beyond the fire flames as he seats among top rising photographers in the country as he was nominated as a finalist in the 8th Annual Emerging Pro Contest.

Rob J. Hooper, who clicks under the R.J. Hooper Photography name, made it through the 1st spot of the judging procedure in the contest. His photo submitted in the fine art category named Snow Canyon Glory was chosen by the judges, earning him a position as 1 of the 9 Emerging Pro finalists.

Rob has been a photographer for almost twenty years and one of his works got published in the National Geographic ago. He got a magnificent snap of Snow Canyon in the thunderstorm in September which triggered flooding across the Western County. Continue reading →


30
Dec 14

NIKKOR Lens Series — Portrait Photography

Portrait Images Movie Score: 5 / 5


10
Dec 14

Last opportunity to see British Wildlife Photography Awards

Wildlife and photography fans have their last scope to see a magnificent exhibit at the Nature in Art. The British Wildlife Photography Awards 2014 exhibit is happening at the Twigworth museum committed to be breathed in by nature.

The magnificent display would end earlier on Sunday after having been spotted by hundreds and hundreds of visitors since the middle of September. The Awards relishes both the work of amateur and professional photographers as well as the diversity and beauty of the British wildlife.

Television presenter and naturalist, Chris Packham stated that every year the Brit Wildlife Photography Awards brings forth a great catalogue of exciting, splendid, artistic as well as imaginative snaps, offering beyond doubt that they have the richest palette of life to relish in peoples own backyard.

He added that anyone who is passionate when it comes to preserving and protecting wildlife would be inspired by British Wildlife Photography Awards that is in its 5th year has done more than any other award to heighten the profile of British wildlife.

Meanwhile, two curious polar bears bewitched with a wildlife enthusiasts GoPro shooter has resulted in this magnificent footage. David Swindler was there on boat near the Alaskan city of Kaktovik when the pesky couple started chasing after his boat.

The 35 year old stated that on one occasion, some 2 year old bear cubs were wrestling in the water. They were going for it for almost an hour.


02
Dec 14

TriCoast’s High Volume Portrait Photography Lighting Setup

Portrait Pictures Online video Rating: four / five


04
Nov 14

Outdoor Portrait Photography Using an Inexpensive Speedlite Set-Up – Images To Cherish, Dumfries

Portrait Pictures Video clip Score: two / 5


17
Oct 14

Photography instructor Benita VanWinkle named for online exhibit

A Benita VanWinkle photograph was recently accepted in a juried photography exhibit online by Black Box Gallery in Portland, Oregon. Benita VanWinkle is an art instructor at the High Point of University. Benita’s photo named Byrd Theatre, Richmond, VA, was one of fifty four snaps selected from 525 entries for Focus: Landscape and Architecture exhibit. Juried by Todd Johnson, Black Box Gallery founder and director, the exhibit examines the diversity and process of contemporary architectural and landscape photography, and would run from 1st August to 20th August.
Benita told that she is really thrilled to be in this program because it is an image of something close to her heart: architecture and her theaters. She has clicked snaps of vintage movie theaters across the country for over thirty years in a continuing body of work called Please Remain Standing.
Benita added that raising awareness regarding her theatre program would let her to publish a retrospective book of Please Remain Standing stories and photographs in near future. She is thankful that she grew up in a time with attention to beautiful detail, going to theater buildings which lent a bit of adventure and mystery to a Saturday afternoon.
Making her theater snaps into a book would not let her share those magnificent memories and buildings of them with others, but it would also serve to preserve and also make people aware of the amazing gems they have right in their own hometown. All her snaps, including, her series named Please Remain Standing can be seen on her site.

A Benita VanWinkle photograph was recently accepted in a juried photography exhibit online by Black Box Gallery in Portland, Oregon. Benita VanWinkle is an art instructor at the High Point of University. Benita’s photo named Byrd Theatre, Richmond, VA, was one of fifty four snaps selected from 525 entries for Focus: Landscape and Architecture exhibit. Juried by Todd Johnson, Black Box Gallery founder and director, the exhibit examines the diversity and process of contemporary architectural and landscape photography, and would run from 1st August to 20th August.

Benita told that she is really thrilled to be in this program because it is an image of something close to her heart: architecture and her theaters. She has clicked snaps of vintage movie theaters across the country for over thirty years in a continuing body of work called Please Remain Standing.

Benita added that raising awareness regarding her theatre program would let her to publish a retrospective book of Please Remain Standing stories and photographs in near future. She is thankful that she grew up in a time with attention to beautiful detail, going to theater buildings which lent a bit of adventure and mystery to a Saturday afternoon.

Making her theater snaps into a book would not let her share those magnificent memories and buildings of them with others, but it would also serve to preserve and also make people aware of the amazing gems they have right in their own hometown. All her snaps, including, her series named Please Remain Standing can be seen on her site.


07
Oct 14

Lifestyle Portrait Photography Training with Unshaken Photography

Portrait Photography Video clip Ranking: five / five


08
Sep 14

What’s in my camera bag for digital SLR portrait photography?

Portrait Images Video clip Score: / 5


02
Sep 14

Magnificent images: Wildlife Photographer of the Year shortlist unveiled

These beautiful snaps are only some of the shortlisted for the well known Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition tat is now it its fiftieth year. For the very first time, nature photography lovers could cast their vote for the top snap in a brand new publicly decided category – i.e. the people’s choice award.
The brand new category offers up fifty photographs, that are pre selected by the judges from over forty one thousand entries from around hundred nations, for a worldwide online vote. The People’s Choice Award winner would be declared at Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards night and would be a part of this year’s collection of the world’s top nature images.
The top – 5 People’s Choice Award snaps would be showcased online, adding to the hundred strong portfolio selected by judges. The most anticipated Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibit goes on to showcase at Natural History Museum on 24th October in London before hitting an international tour.
A member of the judging panel Tom Ang told that in this landmark 50th year, they are opening up the judging experience to the many wildlife photography fans which follow the contest very closely, if you have ever puzzled over why one snap wins out over another, this is your scope to have your say. But with so many outstanding snaps and just one vote each person, the pressure is on to cast it wisely.

These beautiful snaps are only some of the shortlisted for the well known Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition tat is now it its fiftieth year. For the very first time, nature photography lovers could cast their vote for the top snap in a brand new publicly decided category – i.e. the people’s choice award.

The brand new category offers up fifty photographs, that are pre selected by the judges from over forty one thousand entries from around hundred nations, for a worldwide online vote. The People’s Choice Award winner would be declared at Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards night and would be a part of this year’s collection of the world’s top nature images.

The top – 5 People’s Choice Award snaps would be showcased online, adding to the hundred strong portfolio selected by judges. The most anticipated Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibit goes on to showcase at Natural History Museum on 24th October in London before hitting an international tour.  The Wedding Photographer of the Year will also be there to help judge.

A member of the judging panel Tom Ang told that in this landmark 50th year, they are opening up the judging experience to the many wildlife photography fans which follow the contest very closely, if you have ever puzzled over why one snap wins out over another, this is your scope to have your say. But with so many outstanding snaps and just one vote each person, the pressure is on to cast it wisely.


11
Aug 14

Photographing Headshots & Portraits : How to Choose a Lens for Portrait Photography

Portrait Photography Video clip Ranking: one / 5