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Lighting & Posing Tips for Wedding Photography

Wedding photographer Moshe Zusman shoots 15 to 20 very high-end weddings a year. Over the course of his career, he has learned the importance of …

Weddings

Practical Tips to Better Understand Color Control in Post Production

Most of us understand the importance of the color or white balance setting on our camera. It is there to deal with the variations in color from …

Tutorials

80 handy iPhoto tips and tricks

Probably the best tip we can give you for a happy iPhoto life, is to try and take good pictures in the first place.<p>So we'll kick off with 20 top tips …

Mobile Photography

Do You Really Know How To Break the Rule of Thirds?

For some people, the rule of thirds has been a standard guide of good composition. Diligently following this rule has led many to great results. I …

What makes a ‘good’ lens? (part I)

This might seem like a very obvious question, but the moment you try to define a set of criteria to quantify ‘good’, you soon realize there’s quite a …

Cinematography

Fanciful Portrait Series Depicts Youthful Women Caught in the Moment

Photographer Audrey Simper is another example of young blood that is making a name in the genre of surreal photography. The young Simper, a mere 21 …

Art

The Story Of The Most Successful Photographer You've Never Heard Of

In under five years, Andy Frame went from being a photography nobody to running one of the most successful photography operations that I'm aware of. …

Inspiration

7 Steps to Great Black and Whites in Lightroom 5

Nikon D7000, 85mm f/1.8 D lens, f/5.6, 1/125s, ISO 400.<p>Great black and white images require more than simply removing the color, and Lightroom 5 is a …

Pics.io rolls out an online RAW converter

Ever wanted the ability to convert RAW photos on the run? Thanks to the power of the browser, this is now a possibility.<p><b>Ever wanted the ability to</b> …

Mobile Photography

Five Minutes to Realistic HDR using Lightroom and a 32-Bit Plugin

Five Minutes to Realistic HDR using Lightroom and a 32-Bit Plugin - step by step on how to do HDR in under 5 minutes and spend less than $150

Tutorials

Why Should You Subscribe?

You’re asking the right question! Don’t give your email address to anybody out there. Always check what exactly you get in return and whether you’re …

Tutorials

The 7 Deadly Sins of Portrait Photography

Everybody makes mistakes, even the best photographers out there make them. The key isn't to not make mistakes but to be aware of them and to learn …

Interview with Award-Winning Landscape Photographer Lauren Henkin

Born in Washington, D.C., visual artist Lauren Henkin graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in architecture from Washington University in St. Louis and …

Striving to Achieve a Higher Level of Landscape Photography

As photographers, we want to capture the things in life that are closest to our hearts. Often, to find that perfect mix of passion, love and beauty, …

Tips for Learning to Love Photoshop Actions

Tips for Learning to Love Photoshop Actions - sample images before and after, how to apply actions, and when to use them.

Tutorials

Landscape photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The winners of the inaugural Take a View Landscape Photographer of the Year awards have been announced

Focus Bracketing Technique: Never Miss a Shot

When it comes to photography, the word “bracketing” can mean a lot of things. Essentially, it just refers to the practice of taking the same shot …

Landscape Photography

3 Lightroom History Tips

Like Photoshop, Lightroom has a History feature that shows a list of the fixes you’ve applied to an image. It can be used to wind back changes that …

Tutorials

Position of Light in Photography

In today’s article, we shall look at how the position of light affects photography.<p>As a photographer, I am frequently asked, how do I get such blue …

Landscape Photography

Surreal Photo Manipulations by Caras Ionut | Colossal

<p>Photo artist Caras Ionut lives in the world of Photoshop where he digitally assembles surreal landscapes and portraits using largely his own …

Tips for Using Patterns in Photography

Patterns are basically just repeated shapes, objects or colors either ordered in precise formations or just random designs scattered across a scene. …

Landscape Photography

High-End Product Photography Tutorial and Techniques

Despite the fact that product photography is among the most prolific and inescapable features of modern marketing, people often ask me, “Product …

Photography Tutorials

Useful Tools to Help Simplify Your Life As A Photographer

Let's face it, there are tons of little gadgets on the market all claiming they can turn your photos into brilliant works of art so long as you fork …

Landscape Photography

Understanding Exposure Value in Photography

Before explaining <i>Exposure Value</i> (EV for short), it helps to know what <b>Light Value</b> (LV, for short) means. When you find something (whether it’s a …

10 Tips on Writing from David Ogilvy

How is your New Year’s resolution to read more and write better holding up? After tracing the fascinating story of the most influential writing style guide of all time and absorbing advice on writing from some of modern history’s most celebrated writers, here comes some priceless and pricelessly …

32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

And all you have to do is read them!

8 Simple Ways to Improve Your Photography Skills Starting Today

“Practice makes perfect,” they say. It’s such a clichéd statement — most people probably roll their eyes when they hear it. Me too.<p>But guess what? …

Street Photography

Top 10 Tips on How to Take a Great Photo

1) Start with a clear view. This first tip might sound very obvious, but it is key to make sure your camera lens is clean and if you are using a …

Ho Chi Minh City

How To Capture Personality in Your Senior Portrait Photos

Photo by Jennifer Basford<p>Jennifer Basford runs 3 Girls Photography based in Oklahoma, which specializes in high school senior portraiture. From …

What Camera Filters Do You REALLY Need?

In the days of film, filters were often regarded as essential tools for the photographer. These days, the likes of Photoshop and the use of third …