Photography

New eBook – Download Vision is Better 3 by David duChemin or Get the Bundle

May 23, 2013
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The VISION IS BETTER series is an epic collection of articles, essays, and tutorials about the photographic life. David duChemin shares his insights on the how and why of photography, visual storytelling, and life lessons learned along the way. Now announcing Vision is Better 3: Become a Better Photographer, Make Better Photographs—the latest and largest […]

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Mini-review: Case Logic SLR Medium Shoulder Bag (SLRC-202B)

May 8, 2013
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Whenever I get my hands onto a nice product, I like to give a little shout out about it. Good quality products deserves to be mentioned. The Case Logic SLRC-2 02B is such a product. I guess I could end this blog post right here, now that you know I endorse this product 🙂  But […]

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Olympus OM-D E-M5 vs Sony NEX-6: Why I picked…

May 6, 2013
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… the Olympus OM-D E-M5. Before I explain why I went with the OM-D E-M5, which I will just call OMD EM5 from now on, first let me give a little background story. I used to be a Nikon DSLR shooter (I still am, but I never use my Nikon gear anymore, so it will […]

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Free photography eBook: “Craft & Vision 2”

April 9, 2013
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More Great Ways to Make Stronger Photographs You’re going to love reading this 45-page PDF eBook—and yes, it’s completely free (Craft & Vision likes to think of this as a random act of kindness to the photography community they so passionately serve). Inside you’ll find articles by six Craft & Vision authors, and nine unique […]

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New photography ebook: “Timelapse” by Dave Delnea

March 21, 2013
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Dave Delnea’s newest eBook Timelapse – An Introduction to Still Photographs in Motionis an exciting eBook for photographers looking to shoot and process stunning time-lapse sequences! Timelapse takes a step-by-step approach to the important aspects of creating moving photographs. Dave discusses the following key areas: cameras and lenses, tripods and support gear, intervalometers, tethering, filters, and of […]

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Photography: Download Corwin Hiebert’s lastest eBook GROWING THE VISIONMONGER 2

January 14, 2013
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New PDF eBook: Growing the VisionMonger 2, A Kick-Ass Guide for the Photographic Entrepreneur is the follow-up to Corwin Hiebert’s first Craft & Vision title. It’s a business management and marketing eBook for photographers of all levels and at any stage of growing their business. This eBook is focused on 20 business topics that can help […]

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Photo ebook: “Finding Your Eye at Home and Abroad” by Younes Bounhar

December 18, 2012
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New PDF eBook  A Sense of Place is more than just a travel photography workbook; it’s geared towards helping you learn to experience a place more fully, see it with wider eyes, and photograph it more intentionally. Photography, for many of us, is all about learning to see. Younes Bounhar’s A Sense of Place, Finding Your Eye […]

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Lightroom 4 Unmasked – Complete Guidebook & 50% off any eBook (3 days)

November 21, 2012
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Download Piet Van den Eynde’s BIGBOOK: Lightroom 4 UnMasked (Save USD $5) PLUS – Get 50% off any eBook – No Discount Code Required (Sale Ends Friday Night) LIGHTROOM 4 UNMASKED This is a complete guide to Adobe Lightroom 4 and I know you’ll love diving into this beefy book. At 312 spreads this PDF is full […]

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SLOW: The Magic of Long-Exposure Photography

November 14, 2012
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New PDF eBook If you’re looking to explore the creative possibilities behind the slow end of the shutter dial, looking for some new ideas, or wanting a primer on intentional camera motion, panning, long exposure techniques, and the equipment to help you get there, SLOW is an excellent place to begin. SLOW is 64 spreads […]

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Announcing PHOTOGRAPH – A Digital Quarterly Magazine for Creative Photographers

November 1, 2012
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Craft & Vision are thrilled to announce PHOTOGRAPH, a digital quarterly magazine for creative photographers. They have been working hard for several months to create something exceptional: a gorgeous, ad-free, magazine full of great photographs from exceptional photographers, and articles from photographers and authors like Chris Orwig, John Paul Caponigro, Martin Bailey, and Piet Van […]

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Great Light, Easy Light – a photography ebook by Kevin Clark

September 29, 2012
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Great Light, Easy Light – Strobe Techniques That Don’t Look Lit by Kevin Clark is an eBook about creating beautiful light. Kevin is a veteran commercial photographer who knows how to cut to the chase and provide photographers of all levels with the practical advice they need to create and manipulate light in order to produce […]

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Finding Focus – Understanding The Camera’s Eye

August 15, 2012
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Finding Focus, Understanding the Camera’s Eye is an invaluable resource for photographers who want to further develop their technique of on-camera and post-production focus. Finding the best expression of your photographic vision can only happen when your working knowledge and skills produce images that direct the viewers’ eye to what you intended. This beautiful eBook […]

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“Dodge & Burn” by Piet Van den Eynde, PDF eBook with exercise files included

July 17, 2012
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New PDF eBook + Photoshop Panel + *Exercise Files Do you want to add life and depth to your images? Dodge & Burn, Leading the Eye with Lightroom and Photoshop by Piet van Den Eynde is an amazing eBook package (.zip file) that will guide you through the process of making the most out of […]

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Download the new “Up Close: A Guide to Macro & Close Up Photography”

June 19, 2012
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New eBook Available: Think macro photography is just about bugs? UP CLOSE, A Guide to Macro & Close Up Photography is a must-have guidebook for photographers who want to create fresh and stunning photographs of things often overlooked. Enthusiasts of every level will thoroughly enjoy Andrew’s discussion of the advantages and disadvantages of working with the […]

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eyePhone: Making Stronger Photographs with Your Camera Phone

May 22, 2012
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New eBook Available: Your camera phone is always with you, and whether you’re an amateur or vocational photographer, it only makes sense to know how to use it to your advantage. eyePhone: Making Stronger Photographs with your Camera Phone is a stunning 45-page downloadable PDF eBook, full of inspired insights, invaluable tips, creative considerations, and must-have […]

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When zoom camera lenses creep – who do you call? Lensband!

May 6, 2012
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Are you a DSLR shooter and do you own a super zoom lens? If you can answer yes to that double-question, then you’ve probably already heard about “lens creep”, or perhaps you’ve experienced it yourself, on your own lens(es), maybe even quite often. If you answered “no” to the double-question, but you’re considering buying a […]

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“SHOOT + SHARE: Getting Your Photographs Out Into the World” by Stuart Sipahigil.

April 24, 2012
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SHOOT + SHARE by Stuart Sipahigil is an inspiring and insightful eBook about making photographs you’re proud of and successfully sharing them with an eager audience. Do you want to attract more fans, followers, and buyers? Are your best photographs buried in a shoebox or hard-drive? Stuart will help you define your goals, understand your […]

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David duChemin: “Forget Mugshots: 10 Steps to Better Portraits”

March 13, 2012
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Forget Mugshots, 10 Steps To Better Portraits is for every photographer who’s ever wanted to make stronger photographs of people. Written by David duChemin, a photographer whose living and calling for the last 6 years has been creating compelling portraits and people photographs for clients all over the globe, if he could tell you only […]

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Sony NEX converters: Ultra Wide Angle & Fisheye, on 16mm f2.8 [Photos]

February 29, 2012
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Here’s a quick comparison shot between three Sony NEX lenses. Actually, it’s only one lens, but with two converters. So what we have here, are the following lenses/converters: Sony SEL16F28 which is a 16mm f2.8 wide-angle lens. Sony VCLECU1 which is a 12mm ultra-wide angle converter. Sony VCLECF1 which is a fisheye converter. Voigtländer Nokton […]

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Tamron 18-270mm PZD review – well, kinda, it’s just my impressions!

February 26, 2012
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The thing about opinions is that they change from time to time. Just one year ago, I was on about “lens quality” and “pixel sharpness” etc., I was shooting with expensive, good quality glass on my D7000. I even published a blog post comparing the expensive Nikon 24-120mm F4 VR lens with the cheaper superzoom […]

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New Photo eBook: “Exposure for Outdoor Photography”

February 16, 2012
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There is more to exposure than just getting the right amount of light into the camera. Every exposure also creates a specific aesthetic. Exposure For Outdoor Photography by Michael Frye is about natural-light photography and the creation of exposures that are not only technically perfect, but aesthetically compelling. This 50-spread PDF eBook, tackles the basics, […]

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“Making the Print”: Printing Techniques for the Digital Photographer

January 17, 2012
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New eBook Available! Making the Print: Printing Techniques for the Digital Photographer by Martin Bailey is the second eBook in our Masterclass series and it’s the perfect primer regarding all things related to fine-art printing. No stone is left unturned as Martin explains in-detail everything you need to know about making beautiful, frustration-free prints. This […]

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“Vision is Better 2” by David duChemin – photography ebook, discount code inside!

December 14, 2011
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New eBook Available! VISION IS BETTER II is a collection of 44 of the most recent essays about the photographic life and craft from David duChemin’s wildly popular PixelatedImage Blog. His insights on the how and why of photography, visual story telling, and life-lessons learned along the way make for a compelling and inspiring eBook […]

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11 Ways to Improve Your Photography – a FREE ebook by Craft & Vision

December 12, 2011
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Craft & Vision recently launched this FREE ebook titled 11 Ways to Improve your Photography. The ebook consists of several authors within the Craft & Vision community, including world-renowned David duChemin, explaining in detail about some of the things they wish they had learned earlier in their career, which would have improved their photography. Well, […]

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