Library of Inspiration

The Art of Craft

The Art of Craft

Benoit Olive’s skillful hands lend themselves to art, design and typography. As an artist, photography soon followed to capture the moments that lead up to his grand masterpieces.

Shooting Spectacular Sunrises and Sunsets

Shooting Spectacular Sunrises and Sunsets

There are two ways to think about sunset images: see the sun in the picture or see the effect of the sun in the picture. Both types of photographs are okay with photographer and photo instructor Jim Harmer, but he'll tell you that the latter requires that you spend a little more time on the scene.

Bokeh for Beginners

Bokeh for Beginners

Bokeh comes from the Japanese word boke (ボケ), which means "blur" or "haze", or boke-aji, the "blur quality." Bokeh is pronounced BOH-Kə or BOH-kay.

Basic Underwater Photography Tips

Basic Underwater Photography Tips

Taking a waterproof camera (or a camera in an underwater housing) into the sea is one of the coolest types of photography that you can do, because it gives you such a unique perspective that few folks experience first hand with their photography. Cameras such as the Nikon COOLPIX AW100 and S30 make it easier than ever to “dive in” [pun intended] to underwater photography.

In depth with the new D4S

In depth with the new D4S

With the new D4S hitting shelves, it was only fitting to put it to the test with one of Asia’s finest photographers, Scott A. Woodward. We asked him to do just that: using the D4S for the very first time, he packed his bags for Bhutan.

Joe McNally and the new SB-910 AF Speedlight

Joe McNally and the new SB-910 AF Speedlight

Joe McNally is renowned for his lighting style, and an expert in utilizing portable Nikon Speedlights to illuminate subjects—whether it's a simple portrait with only a single Speedlight or a complex shoot with dozens of Speedlights filling a studio set with light. Being so familiar with the line of Nikon Speedlights, Joe was the ideal choice of photographer to put the new SB-910 AF Speedlight through its paces for images that were needed to illustrate the capabilities of the replacement for the SB-900.

Joe McNally and the new SB-910 AF Speedlight

Joe McNally and the new SB-910 AF Speedlight

Joe McNally is renowned for his lighting style, and an expert in utilizing portable Nikon Speedlights to illuminate subjects—whether it's a simple portrait with only a single Speedlight or a complex shoot with dozens of Speedlights filling a studio set with light. Being so familiar with the line of Nikon Speedlights, Joe was the ideal choice of photographer to put the new SB-910 AF Speedlight through its paces for images that were needed to illustrate the capabilities of the replacement for the SB-900.

Flash of Inspiration

Flash of Inspiration

A COOLPIX camera is nothing short of a marvel. Offering megapixel power, auto and manual control choices, a host of scene modes and the optical excellence of a NIKKOR lens, it's a self-contained package of versatility and sophistication.

Tips For Making Tempting Food Photos

Tips For Making Tempting Food Photos

A photographer walks into a restaurant and asks for a table by the window. What happens next will inspire foodies far and wide; foodies with cameras, that is.

Black and White Photography

Black and White Photography

Singaporean photographer Alex Soh takes us through his black and white photography collection and shares his tips and tricks to getting that perfect monochrome shot.