Ian Fido

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John Kirwan on upholding the tradition of the Baa-Baas

John Kirwan has yet again taken up the reins of the Barbarians to see if he can cause an upset against the Wallabies. Here he explains what the …

How to Capture a Complex 5-Light Beer Bottle Product Shot from Start to Finish

Have you ever wondered how those beautiful beer bottle ads in magazines are shot? Product photography is one of the more complicated genres out …

The Winners of the NYIP Photography Courses Are…

A BIG thank you to everyone who entered our recent competition to win one of five photography courses from our friends at NYIP. The response was …

Digital Photography

How to Photograph a Silhouette in Front of a Giant Moon

Swiss photographer, Philipp Schmidli, got it into his mind that he wanted to photograph the full moon with a subject walking in front of it so to …

Canon EOS

How to Restore Old, Damaged Photos

Perhaps one of the most important things we do as portrait photographers is preserve memories. While the digital era and its ever-evolving technology …

You Don't Want to Miss These Great Photography Tutorials and Links

This weeks list of photography links focuses on great photography and unique video presentations featuring time lapse pieces and a super high speed …

Tips for Photographing Autumn Colors

Photographing autumn colors can be the most fun you have with your camera. The fall is a great time of year for photography. There are an unlimited …

Landscape Photography

WWII Photo Reconnaissance Pilot Reacts to Footage of Himself from 1944

In honor of Memorial Day, a couple of months ago, the folks behind the Sundance Film Festival decided to dig up a short honorable mention winner from …

Classical Posing and Portrait Lighting Photography Techniques

Mastery of portrait photography entails knowledge of lighting and posing techniques. In this video, renowned photography instructor Frank Dispensa …

Landscape Photography Post-Processing in Lightroom: Start to Finish

This week, Adobe released Lightroom 5, which adds even more sophisticated editing tools to its repertoire. Photographers who have already been using …

Tutorials

Back to bedlam: abandoned American asylums – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2013/jun/03/abandoned-us-asylums-in-pictures<p>720<p>Jeremy Harris's photographs of desolate, shadowy …

Tips for Better Close-Up and Macro Photography

Close-up or macro photography is just as much technique as it is luck. That’s what makes it fun and unpredictable. It’s an excellent way to test your …

Why do We Love Photography So Much?

We Love Photography – You love Photography It's why we're here reading this blog. Right? But, what is the story behind that love affair?<p><b>Photography –</b> …

Street Photography

Interesting Photo of the Day: Bald Eagle In Pursuit of a Great Blue Heron

All photographers hope to capture a once in a lifetime moment whether it be photographing people or nature. In the photo below, Owen Deutsch, was …

Photos

Top 10 Photography eBooks

1<p>Trick Photography eBook and Video Course<p>It comes with <i>295 pages of instruction</i>, <i>9 hours of how-to video tutorials</i>, and contains over <i>300 creative</i> …

Money Back Guarantee

Useful Photography Tip #59: Don't Let Images Become Orphan Works

Everyone knows that free is good. However, there is a dark side to this idea–especially in photography. People and businesses want to keep a low …

How To Take Game Of Thrones-Inspired Portraits

<b>Alex Huff</b> <i>is a studio portrait photographer in San Francisco by night, a product photographer and copywriter at BorrowLenses by day, and a 500px</i> …

The Cycle of Abuse Illustrated Through Single Photos and Multiple Models

Statistics show that 70% of people who are abused as children will grow up into adults who will in turn abuse children. A recent awareness ad …

Informative Tutorial on the Types of Light Meters and How to Properly Use Them

Mark Vargo is a big time cinematographer who has worked on too many well-known movies to list. He’s credited as a second unit director of photography …

5 Amazing Apps That Every Photographer Should Have

Once upon a time photography was in large part about remembering complicated rules and equations and a fair amount of luck. The more you knew of the …

Photos of China's Colorful Rock Formations

China’s vast land mass still manages to amaze and surprise even the most geographically and geologically conversant among us. Its myriad of beautiful …

Physical Geography

How to Photograph Reflections for Awesome Results

They can be beautiful, surreal, abstract or a combination of all three, reflections are a powerful way convey emotion or provoke thought in your …

Landscape Photography

How to Organize a Successful Photowalk

Photowalks are nothing new, anyone remotely interested in photography and with access to the internet has probably heard about one taking place …

Depth of Field Explained

Over my nearly twenty years of teaching university photography classes, I’ve come to discover that one area that students often have the hardest time …

Landscape Photography

Texture Photography Essentials and Tips

A photographic image is successful when it successfully grabs the attention of the viewers. Images can do this in a variety of ways. Eye-catching …

Landscape Photography

Behind the Scenes with One of Canada’s Most Renowned Portrait Photographers

Call it the an energy, call it an artist’s personality, call it whatever you want, Canadian portrait photographer Christopher Wahl has it. One of the …

These Lighting Patterns Will Make Your Portrait Photographs Rock

Familiarizing yourself with different lighting patterns isn't just to help you diversify your portrait portfolio. Depending on what you are trying …

Replication

Five Creative Ways to Enhance Your Sunrise and Sunset Photographs

The light of sunrises and sunsets – commonly referred to as the “golden hours” – provides a stunning blanket of light that can transform the …

An Explanation of How Photoshop Blend Modes Actually Work

Here’s something you might want to read and bookmark for future reference. Photographer Robert Thomas has written up an in-depth article explaining …

PBS Arts Takes a Look at How Photoshop is ‘Remixing The World’

It’s hard to fathom the effect that Photoshop and digital retouching has had on our world. Limitations placed on artists and photographers in …