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A Quick Introduction to High Speed Flash Photography

High Speed flash photography is one of the funnest things that you can do to creatively capture motion that otherwise isn’t very visible to the human …

3 Video Tutorials - How to Use On-Camera Flash

This week I have found some great videos to help you to understand how to use on-camera flash to your advantage. Flash can be confusing to understand …

How to Use a Speedlight for Macro Photography

Macro photography isn’t something you can do by shooting from the hip like street photographers might do. There’s no doubt that you can take a …

The 10 Best Movies You Missed in 2014

And how to catch up with them.<p><b>You've been chilled</b> by the marriage-gone-awry suspense of <i>Gone Girl</i>, stupefied by the cinematic inventiveness of <i>Birdman</i>, and terrified by the twisted mentor-mentee relationship of <i>Foxcatcher</i>, but what about those other must-see films from 2014 that you didn't have time …

Vemödalen: The Fear that Every Photo Has Already Been Captured by Someone Else

<i>The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows</i> has put together an inspirational video that defines and elaborates on vemödalen, “the frustration of photographing …

An Introduction to Lens Selection for 5 Common Photography Subjects

As you dive into the world of photography, it will not take you long to notice that there is a lens for almost everything. For a beginner, a dilemma …

6 Ways to Get Perfect Backgrounds for Your Photos

There are numerous factors that go into making eye-catching portraits: the subject’s facial expression, the lighting, the framing and composition, …

These 6 Essential Composition Skills Can Turn You Into a Really Good Photographer

Composition isn't just about knowing where to place elements in a frame. It isn't just about finding lines that lead to your subjects, or identifying …

DIY: How to Create a Simple Homemade Softbox for $20 or Less

Light modifiers don’t come cheap, especially softboxes. But, if you have enough DIY talent, some patience, and $20 bucks to spare, you’re only an …

Stunning Landscape Photos of Scotland Inspired by Scottish Hero William Wallace

In his most recent series, landscape photographer Kilian Schönberger travelled the Scottish Highlands, mindful of retracing the journeys of William …

LensCulture - Contemporary Photography

Cringeworthy Video: Stuff that Annoys Wildlife Photographers

Photographer and educator Tony Northrup and company recently put together a video that is equal parts humorous and hard to watch. It’s called ‘Stuff …