Robert Nelson

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6 Homemade Takeout Dishes Your Family Will Love

Why spend money on take-out when you can make the same dishes even better at home? These flavorful and family-friendly recipes will one-up your favorite restaurant meals.<p><b>1. Thai Shrimp Curry</b><p>Sweet, plump shrimp are simmered in a rich and fragrant coconut sauce infused with lemongrass, ginger, hot …

Reely and Truly: A Fascinating Short Film About the Nature of Photography Today

<i>Editor’s note: This short film contains some explicit language and images.</i><p>Watching photographer and filmmaker Tyrone Lebon‘s short film <i>Reely and …

Give Your Photographs The Stage They Deserve - Make Sure Your Website is Mobile Ready

If you post amazing professional-quality photographs to your website and nobody can access them, are they really that amazing? Nobody will know. All …

Digital Photography

These 6 Essential Composition Skills Can Turn You Into a Really Good Photographer

Composition isn't just about knowing where to place elements in a frame. It isn't just about finding lines that lead to your subjects, or identifying …

Developing a Better Photography Brand (Hint: It May Include Hiring A Designer)

When we hear the word “brand”, the McDonalds arches, Nike’s swoosh logo or the Coca Cola script immediately jump to mind. These ubiquitous brands …

How to Sharpen Photos using Adobe Lightroom

We all want tack-sharp images. Our cameras and lenses can only do so much for us, and once a photograph is <i>out</i> of the camera, the process of …

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 …

LensCulture - Contemporary Photography

Recent<p>AwardsLet Us Not Fall Asleep While WalkingDavid DenilBlending cinematic qualities with otherworldly lighting, photographer David Denil works to embody the surreal existence of Ukrainian citizens after the 2014 revolution.FeatureArboretumSara AngelucciThese popular nineteenth-century cabinet …

Grandparents

A Letter to My 18 Year Old Self: If I Started Street Photography All Over Again

Dear Eric,<p>You are 18 years old. You just got a point and shoot digital camera from Mom as a high school graduation present. You are super excited, as …

11 Secrets to a Great Photo Website

How is your portfolio website like a car door? Give up? At PhotoShelter, we like to use this analogy to explain how people perceive the experience of …

Presentation Offers Solid Composition Tips and Examples for Street Photographers

Erik Kim is one of the best-known street photographers out there, today. In his continues efforts to shoot and share, Kim has put out the full …

Photographing Reflections: 3 Tips Plus Stunning Examples for Creative Inspiration

Photographing reflections creates a visionary dimension. When we think of a typical reflection, it may be a majestic mountain mirrored in a still, …

The Best Free Online Photography Courses and Tutorials

Given my interest in lifelong learning and skill-development, I often ask people which new skills they’re looking to learn. The most common response? …

Inspirational Interview Packed Full of Useful Lighting and Photojournalism Tips

Photojournalist Ed Kashi has received many accolades over the course of his photojournalistic career, and in this short interview with Marc Silber, …

Yeehaw! It's a Firework Photography Roundup

History Fact: Shortly after signing the Declaration of Independence Benjamin Franklin invented fireproof pants. He knew … Freedom = Fireworks.<p>Before …

Histograms: The Key to Perfect Exposure

Many of us will go about our photography without ever looking at those magical graphs called histograms, yet by doing so, we are severely restricting …

Tutorials

Want to Be a Travel Photographer? Pro Photog Ken Kaminesky Tells Us Why It's All About The Business (and the shoes.)

This month we’re thrilled to unveil the new website of one our favorite travel photographers: Ken Kaminesky. While he’s not new to PhotoShelter — …

A Detailed Guide to Creating Stunning City Images

Whether you’re traveling around or venturing out beyond your own backyard, cities offer an endless supply of interesting locations and moments for …

3 Reasons To Use a Circular Polarizing Filter (Plus Purchasing and Usage Tips)

There are many types of filters a photographer can use – from circular polarizing filters to neutral and variable density, color/warming/cooling, UV …

Useful Two-Part Beginner Tutorial Will Help You Understand the Basics of Composition

Post-processing and lighting and camera tutorials are all good and well, but none of them are going to do anything for you if you don’t have a good …

A Collection of Powerful Black and White Images

I have a background in black and white photography – using actual film and processing in a darkroom. The entire first year of my two year college …

Levitation Photography 7 Tips for Getting a Great Image

Levitation images are magical! They draw the viewer in and make them think about what’s not quite right. If you search the internet for levitation …

Levitation

How to Use Inexpensive Lights to Create Amazing Ring Shots and Macro Images!

Great Lighting Accessories<p>As photographers we love lighting equipment that help us produce better photos. My friend Travis Johansen introduced these …

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 …

70 Inspirational Quotes for Photographers

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But I wonder, what else do “they” say? In order to find out I’ve culled together the best quotes on the …

Street Photography with the Fuji X100 | Cardiff Street Photography

I've been out recently on the streets of Cardiff with the aim to get some more street photography done with the Fuji X100, as I've mentioned before …

A guide to buying the best digital camera for Street Photography

<i>Update</i><p><i>After quite a few suggestions from you, the StreetHunters.net Readers, this post has been updated. We have re-written the previous DOF</i> …

Street Photography Focus Tips

Because you’re often working quickly and stealthily, the matter of focusing while doing street photography is important. Here are some …

Landscape Photography

Working With a Model-Digital Photography School

Digital Photography