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Here Are Some Easy Tips on How to Use the Important Tone Curve Tool in Lightroom (VIDEO)

We’ve shared several tutorials on Photoshop’s Curves tool in recent weeks and they’ve been quite popular. So, here’s a helpful video on a similarly …

To satisfy an elitist, narrative fetish about ‘Trump Country’, photographers from outside have long ignored my region’s diversity<p>During the 2016 presidential election, the national press branded Appalachia ground zero for America’s “forgotten tribe” of white working-class voters.<p>In the process, we …

Mining

How to Split Tone Photos in Lightroom: A 5-Minute Tutorial

Here’s a 5-minute tutorial from Evan Ranft that shows you why and how you can easily split tone your photos for better colors using Adobe …

Franck Bohbot Captures a Dreamy New York City in "Velvet Snow"

<i>All images by Franck Bohbot. Used with Creative Commons permission.</i><p>The start of 2018 saw New York City making it to global headlines for a snowstorm …

New York City

Art History: The Evolution of Landscape Painting and How Contemporary Artists Keep It Alive

In the contemporary realm of painting, artists often dabble in styles inspired by past artistic movements. One genre that has particularly strong roots in the past is landscape painting. Today, contemporary artists who work in this style visually demonstrate the ways in which their work has been …

The Must-Have U.S. National Park Travel Guide for Photographers: 'Treasured Lands'

In 2002, QT Luong became the first person to photograph all U.S. National Parks with a large-format camera. His experience in traveling these …

Europeana Photography lets you browse through the first 100 years of photography

Europeana Photography is a new online image archive that includes more than 2 million historical photographs from European collections in 34 …

One Light Setup and Tintype Look

Using a single light to get a unique look and then with a just a few quick tweaks in Lightroom giving it a tintype look.

Photography

The Online Photographer

I've been asked many times over the years to write a post about B&W tonality, and I guess it's time. It's a big subject.<p>I'll be writing this entirely …

Pushing Photographic Boundaries - Insane Abstract and HDR Street Photography

Trust me, You've Yet to Witness Multi-Exposure Techniques Like <i>This</i><p><b>Who's the Photographer?</b><br>Michael Lee is a British visual artist, living and working …

Digital Blending is a Post Production Technique You Need to Get a Hold Of

Digital Blending in Photography is Nothing New<p>If that's the case, how come you're still not using it as much as you could be?<p>If you're a landscape, …

The Photography Manual

Dear friend,<p>I wanted to give you a little guide, or manual, that you can keep with you— as a source of inspiration, motivation, or any source of …

Lightroom Mobile’s new HDR mode means even better iPhone photos

Your iPhone photos can look more spectacular than ever, thanks to an update to Lightroom Mobile that brings an HDR mode capable of capturing three RAW DNG files.<p>We’ll explain all the acronyms in a bit, but here’s the gist: Adobe Systems’ popular image processing app can now capture the kind of rich …

Mobile Photography

A Simple Guide to the ‘Desaturated Urban Look’ in Lightroom

The ‘desaturated urban look’ is incredibly popular these days, especially among rooftoppers and other city photographers who want to give their …

Tutorials

The photographer who immortalized Hong Kong's cool - CNN Style

Written by By Wilfred Chan, for CNNHong Kong<p>Few artists are lucky enough to work for legendary Hong Kong film director Wong Kar Wai. Even fewer are brave enough to defy him.<p>Wing Shya has done both. The first time he worked as Wong's exclusive set photographer, he became so entranced by scenes that …

Action-packed: Sony a6500 review

The Sony a6500 is the company's top-tier APS-C mirrorless model, a 24MP stills and video camera with image stabilization. It sits above the …

Zen Photography

It is a pleasure to share my new book “<i>Zen Photography</i>” with you.Free Download<b>Download PDF (3.2MB)</b>• Dropbox Download<br>• Google Drive Download<b><br>Download</b> …

Going Deep

If you’ve been reading my columns, you may have learned that I am a proponent of getting well acquainted with your subject. And by that I don’t mean …

Composition Tips for Wildlife Photography – Part III

Continued from <i>Composition Tips for Wildlife Photography – Part II…</i><p>Canon 1DX / 600mm 1.4X / 1/1000 @ F/8.0 / Rose-ringed Parakeet<p><b>Shoot at eye level –</b> …

Going Dark and Moody With Your Fujifilm Jpegs

One of the hallmarks of the Fujifilm X-Series system is the incredible quality your get from the Jpeg files. So much so that many, myself included, …

William Eggleston: The Father of Modern Color Photography

The acclaimed pioneer in color photography has been teaching us how to see the world his way for decades, and once you fall under his spell, it’s for …

Street Photography

Pixel vs. iPhone 7 Plus camera comparison

IPhone 7 Plus

Famous Landscape Photographers and Their Photos

By Federico Alegria10 Famous Landscape Photographers You Should Know Landscape photography is, without a doubt, one of the most (if not the most) …

These Photos Were Shot by the Google Pixel’s ‘Best Smartphone Camera Ever’

Google announced its new in-house Pixel smartphone this week, boasting that it has “the best smartphone camera ever.” <i>DxOMark</i> agreed, giving the …

Mobile Photography

Rembrandt Lighting for Creating Dramatic Portraits

When it comes to portrait lighting, here’s a sure bet: Merge the power of two classic formulas, Rembrandt and window lighting, as the German portrait …

Rembrandt

Five More Tips For Lightroom’s Built-in HDR

Happy Monday, everybody! I thought I’d follow-up my post from Friday (it was about how creating an HDR image allows you to really open up the shadows …

Photographer Captures Spectacular Photos Of Models Wearing Nothing But Milk And Water Splashes

Take a few nude models, add some high-speed photography equipment, and splash a few gallons of milk on top, and what do you get? Well, if you or I …

Top 20 Wildlife Photos on 500px So Far This Year

At the end of every year we do a “Best of *inset year here*” series, in which we count down the top 10 most popular photos in every single category. …