How to predict an epic sunrise or sunset

I try to remain optimistic when I’m out during sunrise or sunset. (It’s cool just to be there, working on my landscape photography.) But a part of me feels a little disappointed when the sky doesn’t light up with color. I know there’s color grading and light painting and other

5 Mother’s Day (or any day) gifts for photographers

*This article contains affiliate links. If you click and purchase, I may earn a small commission. Thanks for supporting my work! Need a gift for your favorite photographer for Mother’s Day or any day, but not sure where to start? Here are 5 ideas, all under under $75 (and some

A brief history of watermarks. And do you really need them in your photography?

Did you know watermarks can be traced to the Middle Ages? They began as metal wire patterns in paper molds – a technique implemented by Italian papermakers to prevent forgery. The first recorded use dates to 1282. Since then, over the next 400-or-so years, watermarks evolved into quality control emblems