We recently often photograph in small historic towns and capture images that show quite a bit of perspective distortions. Lets have a look how we can improve it in Lightroom 5. Here is a typical image: The new Upright tool in Lightroom 5 works often very well to improve the image. With such an image […]

These rules were originally tweeted by Emma Coats, freelance director of films, boarder of story, sometimes public speaker, and a former Pixar Animation Story Artist.  Emma has since moved on to directing her own projects and advising others how to make theirs.   Reading her great blog at  storyshots.tumblr.com ,  I’m sure even in her new rolls she finds […]

For years, I have heard warnings about the poor quality of photos taken by small point-and-shoot cameras that have digital zooms. Critics would say that they never use that feature because it would mean giving up the quality that only an optical lens could provide. That made sense to me, so I seldom used the […]

photographer: David Alan Harvey layout and design: Bryan Harvey producer: Eva-Maria Kunz coordinator: Diego Orlando production: Andrea Barbato, Michael Courvoisier, Candy Pilar Godoy   Attention photographers! We at thecameraforum.com offer the following presentation as a whole new take on just what a printed book can be.  The ability for the reader to reorder the story […]

‘Secrets of Great Portrait Photography: Photographs of the Famous and Infamous‘ from New Riders, an imprint of Peachpit, is a book 30+ years in the making, drawing upon the best lessons learned over the last three decades photographing portraits of the rich and famous, it blends lavish celebrity portraits of a coffee table book with technical […]