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How to Shoot Pro Portraits in Everyday Places

My name is Nick Fancher and I’m a portrait and commercial photographer who specializes in lighting, specifically with the use of small flash in …

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Trans-Siberian railway: Alternative routes, other secrets | CNN Travel

Up the Down Staircase and into India's ancient wells - CNN Style

Written by By Stephy Chung, CNN<p>Victoria Lautman's travels sound like something straight out of an Indiana Jones movie. Armed with a humble little point-and-shoot camera ("Well, I'm sliding in horrible pits, I need to be able to hold it in my teeth") the Chicago-based adventure-journalist travels …

He's watching the world melt

<b>(CNN) —</b> Every year about this time, there's a news story that irks the scientist George Divoky:<p><i>The Arctic has hit its summer sea ice minimum for the year</i> ...<p><i>This year tied with 2007 as having the second smallest ice extent ever recorded</i> ...<p><i>At its low point ... Arctic sea ice covered just 1.6</i> …

5 Simple Lightroom Tips You Might Not Know About

Adobe Lightroom is arguably the most widely-used image editing software around these days. While most of our readers are probably quite familiar with …

How to Remove Unwanted Objects with Layers and Masks in Photoshop Part 2 | 3 Colors

In this video, you’ll learn how to remove unwanted objects from your images using layers and masks in Adobe Photoshop.<p>By the way, if you didn't catch …

Pros and Cons of Using Circular Polarizers

A circular polarizer is arguably the most useful filter you can own and the most important must-have tool for instantly improving images while out in …

Before & After: How One Popular Photographer Edits His Photos

Photographer Peter Stewart is an internationally published photographer who’s also popular on photo sharing sites, boasting tens of thousands of …

The Basics of Bokeh

The holiday season is upon us and Christmas lights are everywhere. What better time for capturing great bokeh shots? If you’ve never really paid …

6 Tips for Using ISO Effectively With Your Camera

Not sure how to set the ISO settings effectively on your camera? Here are some tips to help you put ISO to work, to improve your photography.

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Winter Photography Tips

Drifts of snow and freezing wonderlands are coaxing out photographers to record the beautiful countryside in all its winter glory, but as many of you …

Night or Low Light Photography Tips

Twilight is a magical time. Just because the sun is down doesn’t mean you should put away your camera. When the sun sets, a different looking world …

How Understanding Clarity and Vibrance in Lightroom Can Improve Your Images

Adobe Lightroom offers two excellent tools for increasing the apparent contrast and saturation of an image without resorting to taking everything to …

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Seriously Clever Travel Tips for Photographers

If you’re about to head out on an epic travel photography adventure, or even a short little vacation, no matter where you go there are amazing …

This is What Photographers Need to Know About Basic Filter Types And Their Uses

Filters have been around since the beginning of photography. Most of them were used in film and analogue photography because different materials have …

How to Shoot in Low-Light Conditions Without Using Flash

Photography is all about capturing the subject beautifully in the available light. Sometimes as a photographer you have more than optimum light …

Digital Photography

Balance in Photography

Balance is one of the least-discussed principles of good composition, but it is perhaps the most important. Photographers, consciously or not, make …

Five Useful Lightroom Keyboard Shortcuts

Adobe makes life easier for Lightroom users by building in keyboard shortcuts. You probably know some of the more important ones by heart (e.g.: T to …

Keyboard Shortcuts

6 of the Most Essential but Underused Camera Features

If you are just getting started in photography, you’ll be pleasantly surprised to find these six often overlooked features in the menu of your DSLR. …

4 Photoshop Tools Every Photographer Should Know

When it comes to photo-editing programs, one of the most popular among both amateur and professional photographers alike is Adobe Photoshop. While it …

Photography

A Beginner's Guide to White Balance

Getting your first serious camera is an exciting moment. So much to learn, so many buttons and dials to understand, complex menu systems to decipher, …

Cameras

Simple Steps for Creating Better Photo Compositions

It’s easy to get caught up in technical details and Photoshop tricks, but sometimes we all need a reminder to get back to basics. Photographer Joshua …