Archive — June 2012

Photographer Michael Clark (www.michaelclarkphoto.com) is an internationally published outdoor photographer specializing in adventure sports, travel, and landscape photography. His editorial and corporate clients include National Geographic, Sports Illustrated, Outside, Men's Journal, Outdoor Photographer, Digital Photo Pro, Climbing, Nike, Nikon, Adobe, Patagonia, Pfizer and DuPont to name just a few. He has risked life and limb on a variety of assignments to bring back stunning images of rock...
Traveling around the islands of Hawaii is a photograph waiting to happen at any point.  All the islands, are of course, fantastic for their blues of the skies and oceans and for their greens in the lush foliage covering the towering peaks.  Rich black lava can add an extra element of contrast to many areas, as it does on Oahu's...
Dawn Kish (www.dawnkishphotography.com) is an Arizona-based photojournalist and outdoor photographer.  She is represented by National Geographic Images and contributes as well to Aurora Photos and Getty Images.  Her photographs seem to match her personality: interesting, exciting, and full of life.  Her work has appeared on the covers of many magazines and she currently holds a position at the prestigious Arizona...
Tony Sweet (tonysweet.com) is a professional photographer, author, lecturer, and workshop instructor living in Eldersburg, Maryland. He and Susan Milestone own and operate Visual Artistry Photography Workshops, teaching throughout the US and Canada. Tony's photography is published worldwide in every medium and is represented by Getty Images.  His iPhone photography is represented by Aurora Photos.  Tony has authored five books on...
Photographer Marc Muench Marc Muench has been a professional landscape and sports photographer for over 20 years. After completing his studies at Pasadena Art Center College of Design in the spring of 1989, Marc immediately began photographing for book publishers such as Graphic Arts Center, Browntrout Publishing and Time Inc.  Soon after, Marc represented Canon Camera in several ad campaigns,...
Lara Ferroni (www.laraferroni.com) describes herself as a "goner" when it came to taking her first photograph of a batch of raspberry scones.  "My family quickly learned to ask first before digging in with their forks as I became completely snap-happy around any kind of food," she says. She keeps a very small, light-filled shop in Portland, Oregon. "I mostly do...
As we focus on some of the best photographers in the industry and in their particular genres, it is with some difficulty that we focus on a photographer who has done so much to add to collection of images and shape the way we think about images from around the world as Steve McCurry (www.stevemccurry.com).  I was given his book...
A dirty sensor can cause havoc in post-processing.  Largest spots are evident in a digital file, and can be removed fairly easily in digital software, but when five, ten, or even fifty spots start to show up in post, the task of removing them can be extraordinarily time consuming.  It's best to take precautions to avoid dust and debris on...
Starting today and finishing at the end of August, pictureline will be running a weekly photo contest on our facebook page! Now is your chance to show off your work and win up to $1250 and the title of "pictureline's Top Photographer of 2012". Contest Details Every Monday through the end of August we will post a new photo contest...
Kent Miles (www.kentmiles.com) is a native of Salt Lake City, Utah who graduated from the Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles.  He has worked with the Center for Documentary Arts (CDA) for more than 25 years and was a principal contributor to many CDA exhibit and book projects. In 1987, he was selected as one of the "Top...
Michael Clark (www.michaelclarkphoto.com) is an internationally published outdoor photographer specializing in adventure sports, travel, and landscape photography. His editorial and corporate clients include National Geographic, Sports Illustrated, Outside, Men's Journal, Outdoor Photographer, Digital Photo Pro, Climbing, Nike, Nikon, Adobe, Patagonia, Pfizer and DuPont to name just a few. He has risked life and limb on a variety of assignments to bring back stunning images of rock climbers,...
Royce Bair has been a professional illustrative photographer since 1973, and an international lecturer on photography since 1982. His work has appeared in National Geographic, The Smithsonian, and on the covers of numerous books. As a photographer, writer, and entrepreneur, he has built and sold five photo-related businesses. He and his wife, Linda, are now shooting stock photography while they continue to...
The roadside photographs must continue, and an area that is best visited in the winter, spring, and fall is Tucson, Arizona. Flooded with snowbirds in the winter, people who move to the warmth during the cold months from the northern United States, Tucson sits in a fairly flat valley with the famous Saguaro National Parks on both sides. Sitting just...
Silent and Continuous Autofocus in Video, The EOS Rebel T4i Lets People Re-Live Magic Moments Through Stunningly Crisp Video and Incredible Stereo Sound Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, today announced a new flagship model in its most popular EOS Rebel line, the Canon EOS Rebel T4i Digital SLR Camera. The new EOS Rebel T4i features incredible image...
Trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, John Clark (www.johnclarkphotography.com) freelanced as a musician working with all the London orchestras, opera companies, and leading brass ensembles of the era. He was Head of Brass at the Junior Department at the Guildhall for 15 years and Professor of the Euphonium for the same period. He twined photography and music together...
Original article by Dave Klein for Adobe Inspire Magazine, June 2012 What is Lightroom 4? Lightroom 4 is a software application designed to address the needs of today's digital photography workflow. It's an image management, editing, and publishing system that anchors the workflow of a large percentage of professional photographers. However, it's a wonderfully simple program that can benefit anyone...
Larry Zerner (www.zernerlaw.com), who holds a B.A. in Theater and a law degree from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, has been earning a reputation as a top Los Angeles entertainment attorney. After graduating from law school in 1991, Larry spent nine years working for and learning from his mentors — top publishing and intellectual property attorney, author and columnist...
Some scenes just say Black and White to me. My first clue is contrast. High contrast situations with well defined shadows are a natural for monotone, so on bright sunny days in a town like this I shift my brain to B&W. The next clue that B&W might be the way to go is when the scene has very little...
PatitucciPhoto (patitucciphoto.com) is the unique combination of Dan & Janine Patitucci’s vision for a creative life as photographers and mountain sport athletes. Since 1999, PatitucciPhoto is one of the world’s leading sources of the finest mountain sport, lifestyle and travel images for the global outdoor industry, or for any client seeking dynamic outdoor photography. As real athletes of the sports they work...
Mike Tittel (www.miketittel.com) is a Salt Lake City, Utah based commercial, advertising, and editorial photographer who specializes in shooting sports, fitness, adventure and active lifestyle images on location.  His work has been used by some of the largest outdoor industry companies, and his combination of artificial and natural light makes his imagery a polished view of the outdoor world. Mike...
The revolution of digital photography has more recently continued in the improvements of the cameras embedded in the ubiquitous cell phone (or mobile if you are outside of the US).  Even the improvements from say the iPhone 3 to the iPhone 4 were impressive.  Even so, many don't believe that this tiny sensor with its seeming lack of features can...
Eric Meola's (www.ericmeola.com) color images have appeared editorially in various magazines, including Life, Travel & Leisure, Esquire, and Time. In 1975 he photographed the classic cover for Bruce Springsteen's album 'Born to Run'.  (We are anxiously awaiting his new book 'Streets of Fire' - Photographs of Bruce Springsteen taken between 1977 and 1979, due out in September 2012 by HarperCollins. His...