Allison Wilbur

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When I'm Gone Please Don't Have a Funeral

When my husband passed away 13 years ago we hadn't talked about what kind of funeral he wanted. At 25, I was too afraid to have the conversation. When my 98-year-old great-grandmother passed last month on the hunter's full moon, I finally found the courage to consider what I would hope for upon my …

51 Times In 2013 Jennifer Lawrence Proved She Was Master Of The Universe

The story goes that in 2014 she will rule over all.

Google Glass

Henry Winkler and a BBC Reporter Just Randomly Created The Best Internet Video of the Day

Gentle readers, we may have stumbled upon the greatest video of the month that does not feature Beyoncé, Katy Perry, or Zach Galifianakis and the best/worst “Little Drummer Boy” cover this decade. The video was shot in London this week during a remote BBC news segment in which deputy political …

It's a Small World - the World of Macro Photography

Photography

Using Surplus Laptops For Tethered Remote Control

This post is a quick guide to how I used an old netbook and my Samsung Chromebook to remote control my Canon EOS 600D.<p>The netbook (A Packard Bell …

Linux

How to Take Beautiful Bokeh Christmas Images [With 39 Stunning Examples]

Pin It It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas… and in our forums I’ve noticed more and more great Christmas images being shared – some of which …

How to Choose a Location for Your Photo Shoot

If you are the type of photographer, that like me, prefers to work outdoor rather then in a studio, the effort in choosing the right locations is …

Determining Your Worth As a Photographer

When you start out as a photographer, particularly as a freelancer, you have to know your worth. Your worth determines how much you can charge for …

How to Properly Format SD/SDHC/SDXC Cards

Have you ever had a SD card seem to go bad? Perhaps it’s acting flaky and there seems to be no signs of physical damage. I had just that happen with …

How to Master Content Aware Fill

Richard Harrington is the CEO of ThinkTAP and the Publisher of Photofocus.He is also the founder of RHED Pixel, a visual communications company based …

Creating Clarity in Your Images

Clarity, sharpness, and crispness are three terms that are frequently used to express the properties of a good photo. While there is probably no …

The Virtual Horizon — How to Level Your Camera for Perfectly Straight Photos

Do your pictures ever look a bit off-balance? One possible cause can be a crooked tripod. Fortunately more and more cameras are adding a tool for …

For Your Consideration: 5 Totally Free Photo Editing Apps

Photoshop is a household word. People who have never used Photoshop have at least heard of it. I suspect it’s possible that some people who do use …

Tutorials

Tips to Protect your Gear in Harsh Weather Conditions

Landscape Photography

South Park Takes on Photoshop in Season Finale Episode

<i>Editors note: Be advised, the video below contains some strong language that might not be to the liking of all our readers.</i><p>There have been a lot of …

Vintage photographs of Christmas in London by Henry Grant - in pictures

Socialist photographer Henry Grant spent decades last century documenting the lives of ordinary Londoners. This set of pictures – from the Museum of London's unique photographic collection of his work – show the festive season during the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s

Flickr Unveils New Embed Feature, Brace Yourself for Photographer Outrage

Yesterday night, Yahoo! took yet another step forward in the Flickr renaissance, although we doubt all photographers will see it this way. In a bid …

Winter Photography: 12 Examples of How to Photograph the Cold Season

Winter is here! I am not talking about the motto of House Stark from Game of Thrones, but a reality. Days are shorter, nights are longer. …

Landscape Photography

Don´t you have a light shaper to capture a portrait? Borrow a bed sheet

AdoramaTV presents Photo on the Go with Joe McNally. In this episode, Joe takes us on a location shoot at a sewing shop in Guanajuato, Mexico.<p>Join …

The Ultimate Guide to Adjustment Layers – Channel Mixer

In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to create hand-tinted grayscale image effects with the Channel Mixer Adjustment Layer in Photoshop. Let's …

How-To's

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

The best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

How to Create a Winter Wonderland Holiday Photo

How to Photograph Your Christmas Tree

It’s that time of year again. Christmas is upon us. Your tree is all decorated and presents are piled up underneath. So how do you take photos of …

Christmas Trees

Are you Ready to be a Wedding Photographer?

Are you Ready to be a Wedding Photographer? - some questions to ask yourself if you've been asked to photograph a wedding. Are you ready?