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10 Editing Techniques That Changed My Photography

In the digital age you as a photographer are expected to be familiar and knowledgeable with Photoshop. It can be argued back and forth if this is …

So you Want to be A Photo Journalist

Interview With Leading International Photo Journalist Stuart FreedmanEminent reportage photographer and MyPhotoSchool tutor Stuart Freedman talks …

Lightroom CC Will Be Announced Tomorrow

After months of prematurely posted product pages, leaked details, and announcement dates that turned out to be wrong, Adobe will finally be unveiling …

Lightroom

30 Photography Links: The Best Photos and Articles from Around the Web

Another week rolls past us in the world of photography and we find Toad Hollow Photography searching the internet high and low for links to the best …

How to Create a Home Photo Studio on a Budget

Have you dreamed of setting up your own home studio but have always found the cost too high? Fear not; help is at hand. All you need is the space to …

Grandparents

H. Jennings Sheffield - The Collective Glitch | LensCulture

Project info<p>What defines a portrait? What makes a family? What does a hero look like? Once upon a time, these words conveyed a very different meaning than they do today. The Collective Glitch explores the idea of collective imagery, and what would 16 different images look like when collected, …

Sheffield

Dreamstime Selected as a Stock Photo Provider for Google Ads, Photogs Grumble

Stock photo service Dreamstime announced today that it has been selected as a “beta provider of stock photos for Google display ads.” Through the …

David Gould - East London : Door to Door | LensCulture

Project info<p>East London : Door to Door by David Gould<p>Osborn to Brick Lane, Fashion to Founier, Princelet to Hanbury, Woodseer to Buxton, Quaker to Sclater St, Bacon to RedChurch, Chance to Ebor Street<p>Doors and Doorways in and around Brick Lane and Spitalfields Market in Londons East End. …

East London

Want to See Your Photos Used on Book Covers? Here’s How I Did It

So you want to be on a book cover. Perhaps you’ve seen other photographers accomplish this but you’ve never quite known how. Maybe you walk through …

Publication Design

More Panasonic Lumix GF7 camera images leaked online

Lumix

The No-Fuss Way to Straighten Your Horizons in Photoshop

No matter what type of photography you create, nothing screams “snapshot” more than an off-kilter horizon. This is especially true for landscape …

Sacred Defense

This inside-out, conceptual documentary project reveals Iran’s “cinema city”—a fake battlefield film-set which allows for the production of war-related imagery. While the subject blurs the line between fiction and reality, the results are very real and merit deep consideration.<p><b>Photographs and text</b> …

Replicas

8 Steps to Arranging a Fashion Editorial Shoot

If you’re a fellow fashion photographer, you have probably been in that usual situation in which you have to arrange an editorial shoot all by …

Canon is Japanese Patent King in the United States for 10th Straight Year

When it comes to filing and obtaining patents from the US government, no Japanese company is as active as Canon. For the 10th straight year, Canon …

Why Adding These 5 Types of Lenses to Your Kit Can Make a Difference to Your Photography

We all love a lens. After all, they are, arguably, the most important part of our photographic equipment. Most people will start off with one, maybe …

How I Made a Homemade Ice Light for Less Than $30

The Ice Light is “a portable, dimmable, daylight balanced, continuous LED light source with a built in battery” that costs $450. In this post I will …

DxO ClearView Anti-Haze Adjustment First Impressions

The purpose of this article is to share my initial impressions of the DxO ClearView anti-haze function which is contained in the Elite Version of DxO …

Not just for iPhone anymore! The new Luxi turns *any phone* into a precise light meter. Simplify shooting with your DSLR in manual mode, for perfect lighting every time. Check out the Luxi for All

Not just for iPhone anymore! The new Luxi turns *any phone* into a precise light meter.<p>Simplify shooting with your DSLR in manual mode, for perfect …

How to Create Dark Moody Low-Key Portraits with Minimal Gear

To paraphrase Samuel L. Jackson in Jackie Brown, “Grids: when you absolutely, positively got to kill every lumen in the room, accept no substitutes.” …

Ricoh WG-M1 Is A Rugged Action Camera Designed For The Outdoors

<b>Ricoh WG-M1</b><p>Currently GoPro dominates the action camera industry. However, there are alternatives to this big name in capturing a first-hand glimpse …

Fujifilm's latest mirrorless camera is for hardcore selfie fans

The X-A2 has a 175-degree flip screen<p>It'll be a bit more challenging than your phone to mount on a stick, but Fujifilm's new X-A2 could be the ultimate selfie camera nonetheless. Fujifilm has updated the entry-level model to its well-regarded X-series of interchangeable lens mirrorless cameras with …

Lightroom's Hidden Gems: The Radial Filter

When I started digital photography, I thought Lightroom 2s Vignette tool was the greatest thing. It allowed me to darken the edges of my images and …

Tutorials

Shooting with the Yongnuo 50mm f/1.8 in a Cold and Rainy Outdoor Portrait Session

<i>Editor’s note: This our third hands-on test of the super affordable Yongnuo 50mm f/1.8 clone lens. We previously shared casual and optical tests.</i><p>I …

How to Start a Photography Side Business

Every photographer starts somewhere, and when it comes to becoming a full time professional and having folks pay for your creative services. Many get …

The 25 Most Popular Photos on Flickr in 2014

Want to see the photographs that made the biggest splash on Flickr over the course of 2014? Flickr’s website doesn’t have a leaderboard — the best …