Ian Matthews Buckmaster

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5 Reasons Your Photography Isn't Improving

The evolution of a photographer is rarely a linear one. We get better, we get worse, we think we’re improving but we’re not, and then with some luck …

Self-improvement

How to Emphasize Your Main Subject in Photography

In most cases, a photograph comes to life when it contains one main point of interest. A landscape, for example, may contain a single tree, …

Landscape Photography

Fine Art B&W Using a 4th Dimension By Vassilis Tangoulis

White Silence<p>Juxtaposition, I’ve always found to be, perhaps, the most important part of a compelling character. What I mean is best illustrated by …

What Photographers Should Know About Daylight When Shooting Outdoors

Light, as we know, is fundamental to the photographer, combined with shade, it is the main requirement to create an image. For those of us that …

Day 3 Deals - Turn your Dreams of Going Pro into Reality

Day 3 of the 12 Days of Christmas sale is all about inspiring and equipping people keen to turn pro. Secretly wish you could be a full-time …

5 Uncommon Snow Photography Tips That Can Transform Your Winter Scenes

How to Capture a Silhouette

Photography is not so much about taking pictures as it is about creating art from within the known universe. Unlike traditional forms of expression …

Five Photography Bad Habits to Quit Today

Five Photography Bad Habits to Quit Today: hesitation, pixel peeping, too low ISO, luck shooting, and editing too many images.

Lightroom Workflow - From Setup to a Finished Sunrise Photo

This step by step Lightroom workflow tutorial takes you from finding a location to setting up the camera all the way through processing the final …

Tutorials

Having a “Star” for Better Sunset Photography

In today’s landscape photography photo tip, we will further our investigation into getting better sunset photos. We’ve discussed how to meter the sky …

Landscape Photography

Miranda Kerr Brings Back THAT Chanel Bikini In New i-D Video

Few bikinis have left as indelible a mark as <i>that</i> Chanel number from 1996. We're talking, of course, about the logo-emblazoned, pasty-like top Stella Tennant wore in the fashion house's runway show that year.<p>So when we spotted Miranda Kerr rocking the Chanel bikini in i-D's latest video, we knew the …

What Your Style Says About You

I was off to Berlin for a few days of rest and relaxation. While standing in line at the check-in counter of the Dubai Airport, I remembered that my phone needed recharging. All those "can't-live-without" apps have been draining the juice out of my battery. Diving into my suitcase, and ruffling …

4 great factors to consider while shooting low light photography

Calculating and exposing your sensor to the likes of low light is definitely going to be a daunting task. Many a time, We the photographers must have …

Photomatix 5 is Released

If you’re into HDR, you’ll be happy to hear that HDRsoft is now shipping Photomatix Pro 5.0. This release is exciting and adds several great new …

Trick Photography and Special Effects Ebook and Video Course | Photography Ebooks

1<p>An eBook Like No Other!<p>It comes with <i>295 pages of instruction</i>, <i>9 hours of how-to video tutorials</i>, and contains over <i>300 creative photographs</i> created by …

Tutorials

In-Camera Settings for RAW Outdoor Photography – Picture Styles & Picture Controls

Nature and Landscape photographers who always shoot RAW might never think about changing their in-camera picture style / picture control settings, …

Do you shoot in the rain or pack up at the first drop?

Grab a Coffee & Settle In - 33 Great Photography Links

The world of photography has been buzzing all week with great photographers and artists posting their work for the world to enjoy. Toad Hollow …

Xbox One teardown reveals replaceable hard drive, off-the-shelf parts

The chip-obsessed gadget archaeologists at <i>iFixit</i> already have an Xbox One, and they're already ripping it apart. Those monsters! While they're not done dissecting and analyzing every single piece just yet, they've already found some interesting tidbits: for one, the Xbox One's 500GB HDD is a …

The Best Path to Becoming a Better Photographer: Education, Experience or Both?

Newcomers to photography these days are quite often surprised at how easy it is to take good pictures. This however, is because modern digital …

5 Deadly Mistakes To Avoid When Shooting Portraits

Portrait photography is one of the most popular varieties of photography in part because it allows the photographer to be diverse, creative, and tell …

Pixelstick brings programmable fun to light painting

<b>Want to be more creative with your light painting? Pixelstick is a row of programmable LEDs used to display images and patterns in long exposure</b> …

Light Painting

Shooting Stars eBook by Phil Hart

<b>Photographing the Night Sky</b><p>Shooting Stars has all the basic instructions you’ll need to get started using your camera equipment under the beautiful …