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Camera Modes Explained

If you’re just learning about your camera, then chances are you’ve taken a look at the top of your camera only to become immediately confused. …

Your Kit Lens is An Excellent Lens

As the saying goes, quality lenses are a lot more important than good bodies when it comes to investing in camera gear. They last longer, retain …

We are Visually Sophisticated and Visually Illiterate

Film blogger, Tony Zhou, recently published a video breakdown of Michael Bay’s signature style, which he hilariously refers to as ”Bayhem.” As a …

Questions to Ask Before Upgrading Your Gear

Rumors about replacements for the Canon 7D, the Fujifilm X-Pro 1 and others are popping about like hot oil from a skillet. With Photokina a few …

The Dark and Dreamy Portraiture of Sylwia Makris

There are few enough times when the words haunting and portraiture truly go hand-in-hand, but the work of Polish-born, Germany-based fashion …

The Photographer’s Guide to Instagram

Instagram can be a powerful marketing tool for photographers, but are you using it the right way? In our guide, <i>The Photographer’s Guide to Instagram</i>, …

Go Behind the Scenes with the Air Force Thunderbirds’ Official Photographer

Sergeant Larry Reid Jr. has a job many men and women in the photo world can only dream of having. He’s a United States Air Force Photojournalist… …

To Hell and Back: A Photographer Captures Her Struggle With Mental Illness

The emotions were too searing. The voice in her head wouldn’t relent. Whatever she was feeling, words wouldn’t do it justice. That’s when Christina …

Lotus flower season in China reaches full bloom – in pictures

July is when China's auspicious lotus flowers come into glorious full bloom – here are some beautiful specimens photographed at the Lotus Park in Luoyang, Henan Province, China

Instagram and Anxiety of the Photographer – Part III

<i>“we still look relentlessly to technology for solutions to the very problems technology seems to cause […]” – David Foster Wallace</i><p>Over the past few …

Haunting Surreal Photographs from the 60s Inspired by Children’s Nightmares

Noted American photographer Arthur Tress is known for his strangely posed and articulated surrealist work. Born in November of 1940, he was merely in …

Undercats: cats and owners in purr-fect unison – in pictures

Swiss photographer Sebastian Magnani, 28, has spliced the furry features of pet pussies with the head and shoulders of their owners. In a series called 'Undercats', Magnani shot the owners and their respective pets in the same portrait style. For this project he travelled for a week around …

4 Tips to Limit Unnecessary Costs When Buying Photography Equipment

Buying photography equipment can be fun and challenging. Camera type, lenses, accessories and tools can empty your wallet quickly. Today, with a …

Mysterious Landscapes of People Exploring the World by Nicolas Bouvier | Colossal

<p>To explore the photography of French art director and concept designer Nicolas Bouvier is to become lost in strange new world, the inhabitants of …

Sports Picture of the Day: No rules football

Mark Wohlwender<p>First published on Sun 22 Jun 2014 09.25 EDT

Adobe Overhauls Creative Cloud, Here are the Important Updates for Photographers

If you head over to Adobe’s website now, you’ll find a bunch of information on the company’s major Creative Cloud update that, as promised via …

13 Tips to Perfect Your Landscape Photography

“Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer—and often the supreme disappointment.” – Ansel AdamsIn my opinion, landscape …

Landscape Photography

5 Wildlife Photography Tips for Beginners

Wildlife photography is an extremely popular field nowadays. It’s no surprise, as it gives you an excuse to get outdoors and see some wonderful …

How Many Lenses Do We Really Need?

There is one thing that constantly keeps cropping up in both my own work, and in the work of others I see around me. I've worked with more and more …

Tilt-shift

Lessons you can learn from master photographers – Minor White, Ansel Adams, and Syl Arena

The reason I have put pen to paper (fingers to keys) is to share with you some simple tips and knowledge that can be gained from taking a look at …

Photography

Inspirational Jim Carrey Speech Contains Moving Tidbit for Aspiring Photographers

For better or worse, photography is considered by many as one of those endeavors that makes a better hobby than career. Aspiring full-time …

6 Clever Ways to Get Better Lighting from Your Camera’s Pop-Up Flash

Most entry- and enthusiast-level cameras come with a pop-up flash, which though not especially powerful, can come in very handy. In this tutorial …

Powerful Portraits of Incredible People Who are Facing Death with Acceptance & Peace

<i>Right Before I Die</i> is a tearjerker. It’s a heartbreaking photo series by Andrew George that strikes at the very core of most people’s deepest fear, …