Photo Club April: Reflections

Composition is one of the easiest ways to create an eye-catching image, and to quickly change up + improve a tricky subject that’s causing you a bit of difficulty and frustration in frame.   Autoestima Cidada on Unsplash   By utilizing our composition techniques we’ll have an arsenal of easy and simple composition tools we can use to change up our styling and create images that draw our viewers in and hold their attention.   Vince Fleming on Unsplash   Reflection is a strong composition method and it will be the theme for this Photo Club for the month of April We have a saying in Dutch ‘April does what it wants’ and in my native language we have the saying ‘April showers bring May flowers’. So I thought the mix of sunny moments with

The spotlight. Manipulating light using foam core boards.

Hello March! The trees are blossoming, the sun is shining (most days), and the sun is setting a bit later, which for us photographers is very welcoming. I don’t know about you but I found the dark days shooting in natural light very challenging!It's March 1st and with a new month comes new themes in the Photo Clubs over on Unsplash! My theme is product photography with the focus literally on the hero. The other clubs themes for March are; Comfort Food, 50mm, Houseplants, and Monochrome. You can find out more, including links to join over on the Unsplash Blog.I’ve already submitted five photos to the topic #houseplants. Surprisingly I almost never take photos of our plants. For the most part they’ve always been gorgeous, but I find

rotating & cropping videos in adobe premiere pro

Shooting horizontal videos with your camera and not your phone and want to get rid of the negative space on the side? I upload my videos to Pexels and prefer horizontal more often than not. I can directly upload them to Instagram in Stories & Reels. They also work great for LinkedIn stories and Twitter Fleets. In just a few steps your videos can be rotated and cropped.