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10 Tips for Photographing Sunrises and Sunsets

Sunset from Mt. Jeez, Malabar Farm State Park, Ohio. Sigma SD Quattro, Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4 Zoom Lens. f/8. Gitzo GT2451EX tripod and Gitzo ball head. Image processed in Adobe Camera Raw, Photomatix Pro, and Photoshop CC. Photo © 2017 David FitzSimmons. All rights reserved.

Today’s guest post comes from photographer and author David FitzSimmons.

No time of day is as spectacular than the ends of the day, when brilliant colors abound. At sunrise and sunset, the rays of the sun get bent by the atmosphere, creating scenes with all the colors of the spectrum. Planning, perceiving the changing colors, and composing well will allow you to produce stunning images at the ends of the day.

To help prepare you for these wonderful times, below are ten tips for shooting sunrises and sunsets like a pro:Continue reading

Spotlighted Show: Rob Knight’s Photo Adventures

Photo By Rob Knight – First light on Costa Rica’s Arenal Volcano

This week’s spotlighted show comes from Rob Knight, travel and landscape photographer, educator, and author based out of Atlanta. Rob’s ProShow Web slideshow is full of stunning images from his trip on Route 66 to the volcanoes of Costa Rica. Continue reading

7 Slideshows to Inspire Creativity

Need some inspiration to get the creative juices flowing? We’ve rounded up some ProShow slideshows to give you that fresh perspective on your upcoming projects. From weddings to nature to senior photography, there’s creativity everywhere. Continue reading

Spotlighted Show: FitzSimmons Photography

This week’s spotlighted show comes from award-winning free-lance photographer and writer David FitzSimmons. David showcases some of his work with a ProShow Producer 8 slideshow full of amazing photos of waterfalls, critters, and nature. His work ranges from landscape and wildlife to weddings and commercial photography.Continue reading

Stolen Moments?

Today’s guest post comes from landscape and portrait photographer Gareth Rockliffe

I’m often asked, “Does taking a photograph of a scene steal the moment from you?” This assumes that I’m so busy trying to capture the moment, that I actually end up not experiencing it. It’s a valid point, and to some extent, true. What I experience is inevitably going to be different from what I would have, had I not taken the time to take the photograph.Continue reading

Our 5 Favorite 2016 Slideshows

2016 Rio Summer Games Opening Ceremony: Jeff Cable Photography

All year we’ve shared slideshows about weddings, nature, contests, fashion, and more. So in case you missed any this year, we’ve picked our top 5 favorites to share with y’all again. Check them out below and get inspired to start your ProShow slideshows. Continue reading

ProShow Podcast: Building Your Business with David Cardinal

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In collaboration with Skip Cohen University, we’re excited to bring you the 13th episode in our podcast – The ProShow Spotlight Series. Every month, we share advice from some of our very best artists and business people in photography today. Each new episode has one primary purpose, to help you build a stronger business.Continue reading