Real Pros Don’t Shoot With Flash At f/22

If you could read the exposure data of the photos taken by pros when they are using flash as the main source of illumination, you would notice that, in most cases, the smallest aperture used would be f/8. They would rarely go down to f/11 and never ever to f/16 or f/22 (*). Why this? To understand why this is …

Rome, the Forum

The Best Spots to Take Panoramic Pictures in Italy

Whether you are a professional photographer or you just have a great passion for photography, you will be certainly interested in finding some beautiful places in Italy where photographers go to get the most stunning views of the Italian boot. Here are some interesting spots where you can get gorgeous views from above. Just keep in mind two important rules: choose the moments of …

IPTC Settings Dialog in Adobe Lightroom

Lightroom Tip: Set The Copyright For The New Year

It is very important that our images are correctly labeled with copyright and contact information for purposes of intellectual property protection and Adobe Lightroom makes it easy to do so, by means of Metadata Presets that are automatically applied when importing new photos to a catalog. One image property that should always be automatically set is the IPTC Copyright field and …