Danielle Rackson

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New Nikon DSLR Makes 'Moving Up' an Easy Process

The first thing you notice when unpacking the new Nikon D7200 DSLR camera ($1,699 with an 18 - 140 mm DX lens) is the size of the so-called user's manual. This can be a bit intimidating to those of us that are moving up from an entry-level DSLR (such as the Nikon D3300), which comes with a manual …

Cameras

Beautiful Macro Photographs of Insects and Flower Refractions in Dew Drops

Italian photographer Alberto Ghizzi Panizza has spent the past ten years perfecting his particular brand of macro photography. Specifically, Panizza …

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Convert Your Color Photos to Black & White in Lightroom Using These 4 Quick Methods

Converting color images to black & white is easy. All it usually takes is a click but when done mindfully, it can take an image from average to …

Tutorials

Starbursts - How to create and control them in your photos

Starbursts can be a nice feature in your photos – especially in landscapes and night shots. But somehow, they seem to show up only infrequently and …

Shape the light in your photos with Photoshop and Camera Raw

In this excerpt of a CreativeLive class, <b>Jack Davis</b> shows you that the lighting that you captured in your images is <i>not</i> carved in stone. He shows you …

Tutorials

How to Properly Hang Photos On Any Type of Wall

While not all of our photographs end up being printed and framed, it helps to possess the knowledge of what it takes to properly hang them when they …

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 …

Landscape Photography

Follow This Guideline to Get Tack Sharp Focus While Hand Holding your Camera

Blurry images are the bane of a photographer’s existence. I’ve yet to meet a photographer who has ever stated anything even remotely resembling the …

Cameras

The ‘Study of Pose’: An Encyclopedia of 1,000 Different Poses by Supermodel Coco Rocha

The <i>Study of Pose</i> is an upcoming book by photographer Steven Sebring and supermodel Coco Rocha, who’s well known for her ability to “freestyle” …

16 Top Photography eBooks to Step Up Your Game

What’s the best way to invest in your photography? You may buy a new camera, some lenses or a crazy new tripod, that’s for sure. But will this make …

This Free App Turns Your Android Phone into a Universal IR DSLR Remote

If you’ve been considering buying an IR remote for your DSLR and you own an Android phone, you might want to hold off and try this free app first. …

One Light Tutorial: How Small Adjustments to Light Position Drastically Affects Your Portraits

Whether it’s by necessity or personal decision, sometimes we’re left shooting an image with only a single-light setup. But just because you only have …

$2,000+ Photography Resources for $89. No Kidding!

<b>This event is already over. Please go to the current event that is running September 10 – 15, 2015.</b><p>This is easily the greatest photography event of …

How to Photograph the Moon (Part 1)

Ever since I’ve owned a camera I’ve wanted to take photos of the night sky. When I first got a DSLR camera 5 or so years ago I thought getting decent …

Interactive Chart to Help You Get Started with Photography

Starting out with your first camera can be daunting when you know very little about exposure let alone the all the buttons on your new gear. Luckily …

3 Techniques for Retouching Skin

Portrait photographers strive to achieve beautiful skin in their images. Getting beautiful skin that is also realistic and preserves natural skin …

Delkin Debuts ‘World’s Most Rugged’ SD Cards that are ‘Virtually Unbreakable’

If you or the environments you tend to shoot in are extremely tough on your SD cards, and you’ve not yet been able to find a line that can stand up …

PhotographyBB Magazine Reopens Its Archives, Lets You Download All 54 Editions for Free

<b>Update</b>: It looks like the original download links are now defunct. They appear to be redirecting visitors to a deal a day website. Apologies.<p>After …

Why You Need A Tablet & How It’ll Transform Your Lightroom Workflow

I can’t function in clutter. I loathe clutter. I’m not necessarily OCD about it, but I learned a long time ago that it makes more sense for me to …

Tutorials

Dodging and Burning to Create More Effective Black and White Images

With the huge assortment of software and plugins you have at your disposal these days, the photo processing technique of burning and dodging is …

The 10 Lightroom Tools That Are A Landscape Photographer's Dream

As we know, Lightroom has become a very powerful tool not only for image management but also for post production. Amongst the tools available are …

How to Photograph Lightning - the Ultimate Guide

If someone told me I could only take pictures of one thing for the rest of my life – I’d think about it for awhile, and then choose lightning. …

Black Raspberries and 11 Berry Good Ways to Use Them

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more. This post was brought to you by our friends at Evolution Fresh, who like fresh, flavorful ingredients as much as we do.</i><p><i>Today: A berry so dark, it’s empty inside.</i><p>Black raspberries are …

5 Best-Ever Brunch Smoothies

Slurp your way through the weekend.<p>From blueberry to banana, here are five delicious smoothies to make this weekend.<p>This simple recipe is a great way …

Chocolate Brownie Cookies

Makes 2 dozen<p>If a fudgy brownie and chewy chocolate chip cookie had a baby, it would be this decadent creation.<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 cups gluten-free powdered sugar<p>¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>2 large egg whites<p>1 large egg<p>4 oz. bittersweet chocolate, chopped<p>3 …

Dessert

99 Common Photography Problems (and how to solve them)

As well as being one of the most expensive hobbies around, photography is also one of the more technical pastimes you can pursue. But it doesn't have …

Video: Comprehensive Introduction to Macro Photography

Landscape photographer Tim Cooper is a name we just recently shared with you. Today, we’re sharing his work with you again, this time in the form of …