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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 …

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 …

Photoshop tips Using the - Blend If Feature

Photoshop tips - Using the - Blend if feature - Photoshop tips, using layers and blending to replace a sky with a new sky.

Photoshop

New York City in Black and White, Inception Style

New York City. It’s a place that inspires with it’s gloriously tall buildings with the strictest attention to detail and the hustle and bustle of …

New York City

Photo basics: using your light meter

In this series, Steven from the Australian Centre for Photography walks us through the role of your camera's light meter.<p><b>Just starting out with</b> …

How To Size Your Images So They Show Their Best on Facebook

Just about every day I read a comment from a photographer complaining about Facebook making their images look terrible. There are hundreds of …

Winner Announced: Show Us Your #Beam!

Francis Dufour’s Show Us Your #Beam entry image, and Beam website homepage<p>For the last two weeks we’ve been asking PhotoShelter members to show us …

A Photographer’s Favorite Image of His Son and How it Was Captured

While visiting an aquarium with his family a photographer took the incredible image you see below and shared it with the internet. The image received …

Little wonders: Dream No Small Dreams – in pictures

Built in miniature, these dioramas reveal scenes of destruction, mayhem and hyperreality. An exhibition of the scaled-down worlds of New York-based artists Adrien Broom, Thomas Doyle and Patrick Jacobs opens at Ronchini Gallery in London on 6 September

Experimental Light Painting Self-Portraits

Self-portraits aren’t exactly ground-breaking — in fact, the word “selfie” was recently added to the dictionary — but Alex DeForest‘s self-portraits …

Pressy: A Universal Android Button That Lets You Shoot & Share Pics in a Snap

There probably aren’t a lot of people out there who would complain that taking pictures on their smartphone is inconvenient. Often, accessing the …

Creating an Awesome Photo Manipulation from Sketch to Final Product

Swedish photographer and retouch artist Erik Johansson creates amazing photo manipulations — in fact, we’ve actually featured his work before. This, …

Insights On 3 Options For Portrait Photography Pricing

The key to any successful business is understanding how much you need to make in order to stay in business, and what your ideal client is willing to …

How to Perform Astral Projection

Astral projection refers to an out-of-body-experience (OBE) during which the astral body leaves the physical body and travels to the astral plane. …

Photog Captures Two Spectacular Natural Phenomena in the Same Time-Lapse

Earlier this month, photographer Maciej Winiarczyk captured a rare and beautiful celestial light show. While shooting a time-lapse in Caithness, …

Portrait Photography Tips and Techniques

Baby Photography Tips<p>Babies are unpredictable so therefore tears and tantrums are to be expected. Don’t be afraid to keep the camera shooting rather …

New York City Photographed Through a Glass Prism

“NYC Prism” is a project by New York City-based photographer Allen Skyy Enriquez (AKA The Zartorialist) that offers an unusual view of The Big Apple. …

Photos of New York City Inside the Grand Canyon Contrast Emptiness and Density

At the end of 2012, Swiss photographer Gus Petro took a trip to the United States, and was met with a sharp dichotomy. When he visited New York City, …

Making a Surreal ‘Fruit Model’ Photograph From Start to Finish

I did my first surreal photoshoot with a model this past weekend. Here’s a breakdown of the process from start to finish.<p>The Plan<p>The first thing I …

4 Tips for Creating Compelling HDR Photography

HDR tends to have a bad name in the world of photography. Type the words ‘HDR photography' into google images and you'll get an idea why. Florescent …

Silvia Grav’s Strange and Surreal Black & White Photo Manipulations

Madrid-based photographer Silvia Grav‘s work is best described as “surreal.” Paired with poetic captions that Google Translate simply doesn’t do …

Merge to 32 bit - HDR technique comparisons

HDR is an often discussed and debated subject in photography circles. There’s much talk about “bad” HDR, or a whether or not one should even do it in …

Photographer Captures Soap Bubbles as They Burst and Disappear

For his project titled “Iridient,” Zurich, Switzerland-based photographer Fabian Oefner shot a series of beautiful high-speed photographs showing …

10 Photography Assignments to Stimulate Your Creativity

This article provides you with 10 photography self-assignments that you can use to get your own creative juices flowing. They’re designed to help you …

Photography

Photolucida: Chantal Heijnen: Bronxites

Dutch photographer, Chantal Heijnen is a portrait and documentary photography living in The Bronx, New York. Moving to the Bronx from Amsterdam might …

How One Nature Photographer Turned Her Passion Into a Business

Photo by Jody MacDonald<p>Jody MacDonald calls herself a documentary and sports photographer, but she’s also a paragliding photographer, paddleboarding …

How to Create a Beam of Light in a Photo using Photoshop [Video Tutorial]

Have you ever wanted to create a beam of light in a photo using Photoshop? Me neither – but after watching this tutorial I think I’ve found a little …

Low Light: Weekly Photography Challenge

To followup on our post earlier today on Low Light Photography we thought it might be a good topic for this weeks challenge. So – your challenge is …

Community-Sourced Photos of New York City’s Diverse Signage

New York City offers a plethora of photographic opportunity. Massive architecture alongside a vibrant and diverse population makes for plenty of work …

Exposure Stacking Tutorial in Adobe Photoshop

Exposure stacking is the process of taking multiple photos with different types of lighting and exposure settings, then blending them together into …

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