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5 Essential Tips to Become a Professional Photographer

As you think about becoming a professional photographer, it is easy to get caught up in taking photos. While this is important, it is also essential …

How Much Do Publications Pay for Freelance Work? ‘Wiki’ Shares Names, Fees and More

<i>Who Pays Photographers?</i> is a Tumblr dedicated to demystifying at least some of the compensation standards held by many editorial clients throughout …

How to Use a Tilt-Shift Lens for Creative Focusing

The tilt-shift is an extremely versatile lens. In a neutral position the lens acts as any other, but add a tilt and the options for selective focus …

Back to the Basics: ISO and Noise Explained

As photography technology continues to improve year in and year out, the ISO ranges we’re capable of pulling quality images from are getting truly …

10 Tips for Cleaning Your Camera Lens

A well maintained, clean lens is vital to any photographer. Here are 10 simple top tips for cleaning your digital camera lens.<p>“Camera Cleaning” …

Cleaning

Lighting To Lightroom: A Location Photoshoot | Zack Arias

For fear of sounding like an old tired cliche, or getting too Tony Robbins on you, I’ll say that as much as you can read about how to shoot, it won’t …

Street Photography

How to Turn Any Image Into an Illustration in Photoshop

Photoshop is an amazing Tool that can help you with more than just Retouching photographs; it can be used to create illustrations as well! In today’s …

How to integrate text into your photos in Photoshop

A while ago, I have published a post on creative watermarking that was immensely popular ever since. This post shows you how to integrate your …

Three Types of Light: Diffused, Backlight and Reflected – What are They and When to use Them

Light: it is the main component for every image that you will take. It does however come in many different forms, producing very different results. …

Digital Photography

Photoshop vs. Lightroom: What if You Had to Pick Just One?

One of the questions I get a lot comes from new photographers wanting to know whether they should be working in Photoshop or Lightroom. I …

How To Know When It Is Time To Upgrade Your Photography Gear

Almost every photographer wants to own a better camera, right? But then again, not every photographer really needs a better camera. So how does one …

100 years of the Leica camera – in pictures

From Henri Cartier-Bresson to Neil Libbert, many of the 20th century’s defining images were shot on a Leica