21 Creative Examples of Reflective Photography

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…

33 Beautiful Examples of Sunrise Photography

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…

30 Breathtaking Examples of Bokeh Photography

Jun 3, 2010 / Inspiration

The term Bokeh comes from a Japanese word that means “blur”. In photography, it’s used to describe the blur or the quality of the blur in the out-of-focus regions of an image. This can be achieved by taking pictures with a shallow depth-of-field. Bokeh is most noticed when points of light or highlights are part…

30 Stunning Examples of Long Exposure Photography

May 26, 2010 / Inspiration

Long exposure photography involves leaving the shutter open for longer periods of time to allow more light to be captured. This technique is used by photographers to produce breathtaking results. For instance, capturing a busy street at night will result in an image of light streaks moving against the stationary buildings in the background. Here…

30 Magical Examples of Natural Light Photography

May 5, 2010 / Inspiration

There are many elements of great photography. One of the most important is lighting. Whether you’re using artificial lighting or natural lighting, you must have a good understanding of each. With natural lighting, a lot of it comes down to timing and angles. But when a photographer has a good understanding of natural light, the…

40 Jaw-Dropping Photo Manipulations

Apr 22, 2010 / Inspiration

Give a talented and creative Photoshop user some photographs and the possibilities are only limited to the imagination. Photo manipulations are illusions created by photo editing techniques. There are subtle photo manipulations and there are those that depict a far-fetched illusion executed in a realistic way. The latter are normally meant to have some shock…

100+ Photography Enhancing Photoshop Actions

Apr 12, 2010 / Freebies

Photoshop actions can be a big time saver, especially when you’re trying to add a specific effect to a photo and you’re not sure how to do it. Thanks to talented and generous Photoshop users, we can simply click a button and our photography can take on a whole new look. For this post we’ve…

30 Examples of Perfectly Timed Action Photography

Mar 31, 2010 / Inspiration

We live in a world that is constantly in motion. Some things move very quickly and can seem like a blur, but with photography, we can freeze time and get a better look at the action. Action photography is all about timing – being in the right place at the right time. It’s also important…

A Showcase of Beautiful Architectural Photography

Mar 3, 2010 / Inspiration

Architecture is probably one of the most complex forms of art. Not only should it be beautiful, but it must also be functional. The same thing can be said about other forms of art like web design, but architecture takes place in the real world with real materials, and on a much larger scale. Since…

30 Incredible Examples of Urban Decay Photography

Feb 10, 2010 / Inspiration

During the lifespan of a city, certain events take place that cause buildings and areas to become abandoned. With nobody around to provide upkeep or maintenance on the structures of these areas, things begin to fall into disrepair. This is known as urban decay. At first glance, these decrepit environments may seem hopeless. However, through…