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How Photoshop’s Sharpening Tools Work and How to Best Use Them

Want a better understanding of how Photoshop’s sharpening filters work and how to best use them? Here’s a tutorial in which Photoshop expert Deke …

Getting Started with Real Estate Photography – Exteriors

One excellent way for a photographer to get established in the local market is to consider adding <i>real estate</i> work to the portfolio. While real estate …

Lumy: A Beautifully Simple iOS App That Will Make Sure You Never Miss Golden Hour

In the past, we’ve shared both PhotoPills and Golden Hour with you, two much-loved apps that help you plan when the best time to shoot is. Well, …

Harness the Power of Fringe + iPhone 6 Gadgets

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>You’ve been looking around for years for a fun friend that is both helpful and tiny enough to carry in your …

Gear & Gadgets

Lenshare Mobile Photo App Captures the Moment and Keeps it Confidential

Despite what appears to be evidence to the contrary, many social networkers — especially those with a photo focus — are deeply concerned about privacy. That’s why so many imaging apps now emphasize selective sharing options as an alternative to splashing your enviable personal life all over …

On-the-go tips for mobile photo editing

Now that we live in a world where everyone has a high-res camera in their pocket, taking beautiful photos has never been easier. Not only have …

Tips & Tricks for Outstanding Smartphone Photography

With the advent of the smartphone, mobile photography has carved out a niche in the world of photography. Nowadays it’s quite easy to get a high …

Mobile Photography

Top 8 apps I use for my mobile (stock) photography

Mobile or smart phone photography is a big hype: There probably are not many agencies left that did not put some focus on this new type of even …

Mobile Photography

Techxar TX5 Photo Video Light and Battery Charger (iPhone 5, 5C, 5S, iPod G5)

• Take more beautiful Selfie shots. Take brighter and clearer videos and FaceTime at night. Re-charge your iPhone.<br>• Function #1: Selfie Light is an …

Belkin LiveAction iPhone Camera Grip

• Contoured, soft-touch design<br>• Fast-fire shutter button<br>• Two modes for photo and video<br>• 30-pin connector<br>• Intuitive app interface

23 More eBooks For Photographers That Are Completely Free

The internet is a wealth of information. So much information, in fact, that it can be a real pain trying to sort the useful from the not-so-useful. A …

39 Stellar Supermoon Images You Need To See

Over the weekend, we challenged you to capture the phenomenal Supermoon that lit up the sky last Sunday night. And like the full moon, many of you …

Supermoon

Tutorial: Learn The Art of Astrophotography

Want to master capturing an awesome meteor shower, or the next Supermoon, or the milky way galaxy across the night sky? Award-winning photographer, …

How to Capture Amazing Photos of Piers Using 3 Key Elements of Composition

Ahh, the romance of piers in photographs, novels and movies. They evoke many memories – of storms, sunsets, family vacations, loneliness and the …

Vacuum Cleaner Accessory To Remove Sensor Dust (update)

Master the Art of Panning With These 9 Useful Tips

Panning is a technique where you pan your camera to follow the motion of your subject and render motion blur to the background but capture the …

Best image editing software for photographers: 8 programs compared

Photoshop has become a by-word for image editing, the standard by which all other programs are judged. But it's also expensive, complicated and …

6 Tips for Taking Better Portraits with On-Camera Speedlights

Take standout portrait photos when you learn how to harness light both indoors and out with on-camera speedlights. See here for a chance to take the …

The 8 Immutable Laws of Sharp Portrait Photographs

In portrait photography, it's not always easy to get the perfect shot. You need to get the right light, framing, angle, emotion, and sharpness. …

Step-by-step Guide to Long Exposure Photography

Unfortunately often it happens that the result we get is far from our expectations, and we end up classifying the long exposure as a demoniacal …

Someone made a 4K GoPro killer with interchangable lenses

4K cameras aren't in short supply anymore. Sony and Panasonic announcing new compact and mirrorless cameras capable of recording Ultra HD content. …

99 Common Photography Problems (and how to solve them)

As well as being one of the most expensive hobbies around, photography is also one of the more technical pastimes you can pursue. But it doesn't have …

Hasselblad Releases CFV-50c CMOS Back for V-System Cameras

Today, Hasselblad launched the CFV–50c, a 50-megapixel CMOS back – identical to that found in the H5D–50c – capable of being attached to any existing …

Bird Photography Tips for Beginners

The colour and texture of birds’ plumage makes them fascinating subjects for photography, made all the more exciting by their fleeting and elusive …

Hidden Gems in Photoshop CC

Photography News, Guides and Trends

Composition Principles: Not Just for Designers We are photographers—visual communicators, peddlers of our ideas upon page and screen and …

Photography

Adobe Photoshop CC: Content-Aware Improvements

8 Tips for Shooting Standout Bird Photography

Instantly improve your photos of birds in the wild with these eight tips. Then, learn everything you need to know to capture the beauty and grace of …

Nature Photography

How To Add A Realistic Tattoo To a Person With Photoshop

I think the concept of using skin as a canvas is curious. I don’t have any tattoos, and in a day where it seems everyone and their mother has one, or …