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40+ Superb Examples of Fisheye Photography

By / Jan 27, 2011 / Inspiration

Today we are showcasing some awesome examples of Fish Eye Photography. This type of photography utilizes a special lens to produce really unusual but creative perspectives. It makes regular planes or lines, distorted and curved. The resulting images are unlike those taken with any other lens. So, for your inspiration, we’ve collected 40+ Awesome Looking…

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80+ Color Altering Photoshop Actions

By / Jan 14, 2011 / Freebies

Color plays a major role in photography. It helps set the mood and tone of an image, but it is determined by the type of light present during a shoot. Photographers don’t always have control over this. This is one of many areas where Photoshop can be a valuable tool for photographers. It offers plenty…

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Beautiful Examples of Winter Photography

By / Dec 30, 2010 / Inspiration

Winter is officially upon us here in the US and other countries that share the northern hemisphere. This frigid season can be harsh, but when the snow begins to fall, the beautiful sights produced can make us forget about the cold temperatures. Photographers that are willing to brave the winter weather are often rewarded with…

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20 Stunning Examples of Aerial Photography

By / Nov 11, 2010 / Inspiration

Aerial photography has been practiced since the 1800’s when photographers would take to the sky in balloons. And even though cameras and equipment are much better today than they were in the 1800′s, aerial photography is interesting for the same reason it was back then. That is let’s us see our surroundings from a totally…

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13 Super Useful Photography Cheat Sheets

By / Nov 4, 2010 / Resources

There’s a lot involved in photography, and so many things to remember it can be overwhelming, especially for beginners. Cameras can seem complicated, and photo editing software is packed with features. Then there are concepts like lighting and composition that must be mastered in order to achieve those perfect shots. With so many things to…

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20 Breathtaking Examples of Infrared Photography

By / Oct 29, 2010 / Inspiration

Infrared light is invisible to the human eye, but with the use of special filters this light can be captured by a camera. This type of photography can produce stunning results and images that posses a dream-like appearance. The part of the spectrum used in infrared photography is referred to as near-infrared as opposed to…

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20 Creative Examples of Forced Perspective Photography

By / Sep 24, 2010 / Inspiration

You don’t always have to use Photoshop to create optical illusions in your photographs. With a technique called forced perspective you can create illusions that make an object appear farther away, closer, larger or smaller than it actually is. It just takes a little creativity with the placement of the subjects in the shot and…

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30 Incredible Examples of Macro Photography

By / Jul 30, 2010 / Inspiration

Macro photography is all about capturing things up close. There are special lenses designed specifically for this task, and they are very good at capturing the smallest of details on tiny objects. There is so much detail around us that goes unnoticed by the naked eye, but thanks to this type of photography, we get…

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21 Creative Examples of Reflective Photography

By / Jul 8, 2010 / Inspiration

If you look hard enough you can find creative inspiration almost anywhere, but one of my favorite places to draw inspiration from is photography. We’ve posted a number of photography showcases here on WDL, so I hope you find them as inspiring as I do. For this post, I’ve collected 21 amazing photos that focus…

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33 Beautiful Examples of Sunrise Photography

By / Jun 11, 2010 / Inspiration

Sadly, the most beautiful part of the day occurs before many people wake up, but thank goodness there are those early rising photographers. They’re willing to set the alarm clock a bit early in order to capture the beauty of a sunrise so others can see. In this post, we’ve rounded up 33 beautiful examples…