In a previous TST, we mentioned that learning a new skill like taking portraits would tremendously enhance your ski and snowboard photography. Team shooter Rickard Croy takes it to the next level providing you a tip to improve your portrait photography without any new gear, any additional costs, and just a simple adjustment. Read More
At Vallerret Photography Gloves, we love winter so when summer rolls around, we really need to find motivation to get out and shoot, despite not having our snow stoke. Here’s how you can wire up for next season: 5 Things Every Snowboard Photographer Should Be Doing in Summer. Read More
The sun produces shadows (of course), which creates depth and contrast, and there is the normal rule of shooting with your back to the sun thus lighting up your subject. However, there is another trick and this is the real kicker! Read More
It’s all about telling the story and providing the viewer with a window to what you are seeing. By including more landscape in your ski and snowboard photography you can portray the epicness and grandeur of the action in all its glory. Read More
Getting better at landscape photography or to be more precise, looking at the landscape in terms of composition, line and form is going to give your ski and snowboard photography the x-factor.
Growing as a photographer can mean learning alternative skills that have a greater impact on your original interest. I have found portrait photography to not only be exciting and fun, but, the studio work involving creating my own lighting arrangements etc. have benefited my action photography on an unimaginable scale. Read More
Vallerret Photography Gloves Co-founder Stine Lyng Jørgensen shares the story behind Vallerret Photography Gloves. "Photography is about making things happen. We hope you like our gloves. But more important, we hope you go out and do something with them."
For up and coming photographers and those who have just started, start with an Idea in your head and don’t question whether or not it will work out, just try and get it with the camera. The more you fail the closer you get to getting the perfect result so just go out and shoot as much as possible. Read More
So you have figured out how your camera works. You’re creating a good composition, exposure is correct. By all means, you’re creating great photos, But, something is missing. INSPIRATION for that next level photo shoot. Read More
If you're ready to take your photography to the next level, you might want to invest in quality gloves that are both functional and warm. So, what makes the perfect photography glove? This is what we found to be the most important features of great photography gloves and what we would recommend you to look for. Read More
Voss, a small town in Norway, is the proud host of Ekstremsportveko that takes place every year. Bringing together people from all over the world to compete as both amateurs and pro’s in all disciplines of extreme sports from base jumping to whitewater kayaking, paragliding and even in the middle of summer there is mountain skiing – so, of course, a big air comp is essential.
If you are anything like me, then you are constantly looking for another piece of photography gear to add to your camera bag, but will having the latest and greatest gear make you a better photographer? Read More
Bright snowy conditions are hard lighting environments that have the ability to create overexposed compositions with bright highlights and very dark shadows. A flash is a great tool to give your subject some “pop” and separate them from the background. Read More
To get photos published its often about shooting the right person and not just taking the best picture. Sad but true. Obviously, the picture has to be great as well, but I have better pictures that haven’t been published compared to the pics that made it to print, partly because the person was well known.
The reason I decided to go to Mammoth was that I was talking to my friend Joakim, and we were both tired of the bad weather and all the stuff we had to do in school, and drifted away to how fun it would be to go skiing somewhere. So we kept talking and as it happened, we settled on Mammoth, CA! Read More
As the saying goes “it’s hard to sore like an eagle when you’re surrounded by turkeys." If you want a sure way to improve your photography then put yourself in an environment with great people. People who can pick your game up and inspire you. If your shooting with better photographers, not only do they make you motivated but you learn a lot as well, even if it’s just silently watching their approach to things. Same goes for the talent, great action shots often requires ...
Team Shooters Carl van den Boom and Lukas Riedl had a particular shot in mind this winter. Being in the Arctic will inspire just about any photographer to chase the Northern Lights. Carl and Lukas wanted a shot of a snowboarder in motion with the northern lights in the background. Faced with shutter speed dilemmas and hours of waiting for the green lights... Read More
Tuesday Shooter Tips: For up and coming photographers and those who have just started. Start with an Idea in your head and don’t question weather or not it will work out, just try and get it with the camera. Read More
We settle the debate: Photography gloves – to Wear or Not? Are warm hands worth the money? Read More
This week on ‘Tuesday Shooter Tips’, Rickard Croy helps out with focusing when your auto focus is missing the beat. "If your having trouble getting your images sharply in focus, try the manual focus technique. See where the rider is going to be at the point you want to take the picture. Zoom in to that spot digitally with the live view on the back of the camera and get your focus super sharp.
What can you say other then a rising talent set to search and destroy. Hailing from Sweden carrying an impressive portfolio Rickard is as good hitting 60ft kickers as he is taking pictures of them. We are super privileged to have Rickard join our shooter team and looking forwards to future fun times. Read More
Martin is a Swedish ripper and another dude that needs a continual fix from the slopes. You have to forgive the fact that he ski’s given his pictures make up for his insistence to strap two sticks instead of one to his feet (jokes), But seriously this guy sends it, both on skis and with the lens. Read More
If you have been watching the Xgames over the past week, not only would you have seen a glorious display of new level snowboarding from Marc McMorris, claiming victory with two gold in two days. You would have also watched the action via outstanding views from the live-feed drones. Read More
Over the past month I have been embracing another mission and am back in the glorious land of the Swedes, in the mix of snow, lots of dogs, cold cold temperatures and happy times. I have been taking husky tours up in the Swedish arctic, snowboarding in the back yard, fighting frostbite and gazing at the Northern lights. Read More
Always enthusiastic, up for missions and dreaming of travels, we were lucky to spend a few days with the renowned photographer and our great friend Lukas Riedl from www.lr-pho.to. Lukas is an infamous German-based photographer, you will see him escaping to the Austrian mountains in the winter and hanging around the German cable parks in the summer. ...