No matter if you use the latest full-frame camera or a smartphone, the composition is one of the most important elements of a good photo. This video from Advancing Your Photography channel is like chatting with photography masters about this topic. Photographers Chris Burkard, Bob Holmes, Chase Jarvis and Marc Silber talk about composition and give you plenty of wise tips they use in their work.
It’s amazing how Instagram has taken on as a platform. Some use it as a marketing tool, but others has taken on the platform to create a new kind of engagement. (Follow DIYP’s insta here)
Something that is part photography, part marketing, and part lifestyle. For some reason, Instagram has really taken of a a way of telling your story. It is probably one of the most engaging platforms out there.
If you have just started or am looking to up your game, the folks at COOPH just released a collaboration with 2 million followers Instagram star Chris Burkard. And having 2,000,000 followers kina puts his money where his shots are. Look at the video on the top or read the tips after the jump. Some are trivial, others are worth gold. Does any of this resonate with you?
It’s hard not to appreciate the awesomeness of every photo in Chris Burkard’s portfolio, and we have featured his work a couple times in the past–he was even kind enough to share these awesome night landscape photography tips with us last year. So, of course, we’re happy to see his success as a photographer reach new heights.
This time around, it’s happening in the form of Instagram fans. I just spied a tweet from Burkard himself, announcing he has just reached the one million follower milestone. To help him celebrate and give back to his fans, he’s giving “thousands of free prints” away.
Today I am saying Thank You in the best way I know how. Thousands of free prints will given out at this link – bit.ly/burkardmillion Here is the checkout code: THANKSAMILLION ( all caps no spaces ) Thanks again to this epic community for all the a amazing support on reaching a Million followers. *PS- This is on the Honor system to please be cool and get one print each.
Today’s post comes from extraordinary surf and landscape photographer Chris Burkard, who was recently featured by Smugmag’s short film, Arctic Swell. Chris has made it his life’s work to find wild, remote destinations and then capture the juxtaposition of humans in these environments. The world is an oftentimes harsh, humbling, and magical place, and Chris wants to photograph it all.
He shares his essential night landscape tips below. You can browse his portfolio and print store on his site.
It’s hard to beat the enchanting feeling of star gazing at a clear night sky. You soon become lost in its beauty like a giant kaleidoscope full of shooting stars, planets, and glow from the setting sun or nearby cities. I’ve traveled to countless countries over the past ten years and some of my fondest memories occur long after the sun has set. Whether it’s camping near my home in Big Sur or witnessing a rare northern lights show in the Arctic, I’ve had the privilege and challenge of documenting these night landscapes.