Fabian Martinez

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How to Build a DIY Turntable for 360° Product Photography

If you do a lot of basic product photography, you might want to check out this video. In it, you’ll learn how to build and operate your own 360° …

10 Reasons Why I Shoot With One Camera and One Lens

Dear friend,I want to share with you why I only shoot with one camera, and one lens:Why write this?This morning — I was going to write an article on …

Street Photography

Rant: There are Two Kinds of Photographers

I will probably get a bunch of hate for this article, but whatever. Hopefully, my message will help someone. I realize this site is frequented by …

How to Build a Great DIY Lightbox for Under $50

There are a ton of options out there for building your own product photography lightbox, but this is one of the simplest and most functional …

Composition: Deep Depth

Here is a new lesson on “deep depth” in photography.<p>Depth of soul > Depth of field<p>But before we start, don’t just shoot photos for composition sake. …

Street Photography

Confessions of a Newbie: Business Advice I Wish I’d Known

I have to admit, when I first started my photography business I didn’t think it was going to be that difficult. I thought I’d get a camera, take some …

Infographic: How to Become a Pro Photographer

Becoming a professional photographer is pretty “easy” in one sense, yet incredibly “hard” in another. The lower and lower barriers of entry makes …

7 Easy Ways to Lose Your Photography Clients

Photographer Jay P. Morgan of The Slanted Lens made this short 8-minute video with 7 easy ways you can lose your photography clients.<p>“If you do these …

This is How Some Photoshop Tutorials Are Annoying

There are good Photoshop tutorials and there are bad Photoshop tutorials. Tom Trager and Or Paz of the sketch comedy group Sugar Zaza created this …

Why Don’t Photographers Give Out RAW Photos?

If you ask a photographer if they can give you the entire set of unedited RAW photos from a shoot, there’s a very good chance they’re going to say …

Instagram Finally Lets You Log Into Multiple Accounts

If you have two or more Instagram accounts — perhaps one for personal and one for business — Instagram has some great news for you this week: the …

8 Tips For Starting a Photography Business

I am often asked for advice by those starting out in the photography industry. And if there’s one thing I have no shortage of, it’s advice. So with …

Snapseed for Android Can Now Do RAW Editing

Google is pushing out a new version of Snapseed for Android today, and the latest update brings RAW editing of DNG photos (or other RAW photos that …

Hands On with the New LumoPro LP180R Flash

LumoPro surprised the photographic community in 2013 with the release of the LP180 speedlight. This successor to the LP160 offers amazing performance …

Photography Business Guide

The Men Made of Light That Adventure Around LA

Street artist turned photographer 2wenty likes to stay behind the scenes, but his alter-ego Lightman is an adventurer who loves roaming the streets …

Instagram’s New Boomerang App Helps Capture and Share 1-Second Loops of Life

Instagram has launched a new app called Boomerang that lets you share your life with extremely short looping animations. The app shoots 5 still …

How to Make a Panorama - A Simple Tutorial

Imagine those occasions where you need a wider lens but you don’t have one on you at the right moment. The only thing you can do in that scenario is …

Tutorials

Steps for Getting Started in the Lightroom Develop Module

If you have read my earlier articles about Lightroom you will already understand how it differs from Photoshop and how it uses a database to organize …

Tutorials

5 Ways to Use Shadows in Your Composition for Better Images

Whilst we may be “painting with light” an equally important part of the photographic equation is light’s opposite, shadows. We often talk about good …

Landscape Photography

Understanding Natural Light Part 1: Quality of Light

Light has different qualities, and by understanding those differences and using them in your favor, you can become a better image maker. From my …

Natural Light

The 2016 Chevrolet Camaro SS Is Smaller, Stiffer, and Fast as Hell

Very, very good. Very good. Damn good.<p>Here's the claim: 0-60 mph in four seconds flat. That's an absurd number, one that puts the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro in the company of lunatic metal like this year's Audi R8, BMW M3, and Bentley Continental GT Speed. Hilariously, the car's sprint time isn't …

A Simple Explanation of How Crop Factor Works

If you’re just starting out in photography, you may be confused with the term “crop factor” that’s thrown around when talking about cameras and …

10 Genius Portrait Photography Tips on Craftsy

Are you struggling with getting great images in portrait photography? With a few simple tricks, you can take sharper pictures, speed up your workflow …

Landscape Photography

Oops: HTC Unveils its 24K-Gold One M9 with a Photo Taken with an iPhone

HTC today unveiled a new limited edition 24-karat gold version of the HTC One M9 smartphone. Unfortunately for HTC, there was just one small (and …

Science Seeks to Unlock Marijuana Secrets

As the once-vilified drug becomes more accepted, researchers around the world are trying to understand how it works and how it might fight disease.<p>There’s nothing new about cannabis, of course. It’s been around humankind pretty much forever.<p>In Siberia charred seeds have been found inside burial …

Cannabis

Faking the Look of Super Slow Motion by Animating Still Photos

Here’s a 1-minute video titled “Revolution,” created by Dubai-based photographer Sherif Mokbel “to support all the free people fighting for their …

How Smartphones Have Changed Photography, In Three Numbers

<i>Truth Facts</i> posted this simple tongue-in-cheek infographic showing how smartphone cameras have impacted the way people take and view photos. It’s a …

A Quick Way To Add a Dusty Atmosphere In Photoshop

I’m sure that you have had that experience in which, after hours of editing a photo you shot, you still sense that there is something missing, but …

Tutorials

When Watermarking Photos Gets Taken Too Far…

Photographer James Brandon gave quite a few people a chuckle recently after sharing this picture of a supercell thunderstorm in Seymour, Texas, on …