Darren Wood

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Are Photographers Who Use Programs Like Luminar 2018 Cheating?

I listened to a great podcast by Chelsea and Tony Northrup recently, on their Picture This podcast and I was really impressed. First, I love their …

Photography

All about Saul Leiter, the zen master of street photography

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Street Photography

Peter Hurley - How to Understand the Inverse Square Law - Photo Lighting Explained

What's the best camera phone of 2018? We asked a pro to test them

The camera is one of the best reasons to choose one high-end phone over another. Most are made of glass and metal. All have more power than most of …

6 Secret Photography Lighting Techniques For Capturing A Good Photo

If you are one of those who loves photography, then you probably are already aware of one or two techniques to make your pictures look awesome! But …

10 More Tips for Stunning Portrait Photography

Yesterday I shared 10 Ways to take Stunning Portrait Photography. We covered everything from altering your perspective as a photographer, to …

Framing

How To Create Flying Food Photos

Ever wondered how to create levitation photography? Quickly learn how to make flying food photos and freeze time and space.

Stop blaming your camera – It’s better than Ansel’s was

Often, we a point made so often that the actual message becomes lost. We hear arguments from both sides that justcompletely don’t get it. To the …

Photography

How Do You Photograph a Concept? Derek Brahney Illustrates the Answer

Photography has long been used to support and even enhance storytelling. In journalism, images tend towards the literal. A story about the President …

Syracuse University

How to Tell a Story Through Your Photos: 6 Photographers Share Their Tips and Experiences

“Every Picture Tells a Story.” You’ve no doubt heard Rod Stewart’s song, but, as you head out the door with your camera, do you ever stop to mull …

Here is how to determine exposure by looking at the path of the light

We all know the exposure triangle. The exposure triangle deals with the relations between shutter speed, Aperture and ISO. Those three aspects are …

Shutter Speed

Legendary photographer Bill Cunningham wrote a secret memoir

Riding his bicycle around the city’s streets in his blue French worker’s jacket, legendary photographer Bill Cunningham was a much-loved fixture on the New York fashion scene. Such was his influence that when he passed away in 2016, Mayor Bill de Blasio renamed a Fifth Avenue intersection ‘Bill …

This U-2 Spy Plane Pilot Photographed the Northern Lights Up Close

Want to see what the Northern Lights look like up close? Ross Franquemont can show you. A U-2 spy plane pilot by day and a photographer by night, …

Northern Lights

Famous Photographers: 225 tips to inspire you

Digital Camera World has interviewed some of the best and most famous photographers in its time. Martin Parr, Rankin, David Doubilet, Jill …

Why The Gear You Have Does Not Matter

G.A.S (Gear Accumulation Syndrome), is something all photographers feel it at some point in their careers. That feeling the gear they have is never …

When to break photography rules

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Pentax’s new K-1 Mark II camera can shoot at up to ISO 819,200

Existing K-1 owners can get their cameras upgraded at a discount<p>Ricoh announced a new camera yesterday: the Pentax K-1 Mark II 35 mm DSLR. It’s a refreshed version of the original Pentax K-1 that was released in 2016. (For those who are still using the original Pentax K-1, Ricoh is offering a …

Here’s What You Can Do with Basic and Cheap Off-Camera Flash Gear

Want to get started with lighting your portraits with an off-camera flash but don’t want to break the bank in the process? Photographer Francisco …

Aperture Versus Shutter Priority – Which Shooting Mode to Use and When

I too was once a beginner and I completely understand that how difficult it is to move into using Manual Mode directly from shooting Automatic. …

2017 MPA Category Winners & Honorable Mentions - Mobile Photography Awards

7th Annual MPA CATEGORY WINNERS & HONORABLE MENTIONS<p>THE GRAND PRIZE WINNER <br>THE TOP 3 PHOTO ESSAY WINNERS<p>ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN <br>BLACK & WHITE <br>DIGITAL …

Poetic Pictures Of A Window Through The Years

Istanbul-based photographer Alper Yesiltas took a picture of the same window for 12 straight years, until the building was destroyed. His beautiful « …

Beauty Portraits: Cheap Speedlights vs. Professional Lights

Cheap Speedlights vs. Pro lights. Which one of these lights do you think is going to take a better portrait? Fstoppers are going to take a beauty …

Photography Tips

How to Take Great Portraits with Only One Studio Light

If you’re into shooting high-quality portraits with minimal studio equipment, here’s a 6-minute video from photographer Manny Ortiz that explains how …

Photography

Classic Lighting Techniques; Learning from the Portrait Masters

The masters of photography in the 20th century have paved the way for modern photographers. Before digital capture, social media and smartphones, …

How to Edit MOODY DARK Images Like Taylorcutfilms

This is a Lightroom tutorial that goes over the how to achieve a moody, green dark grade like Taylor cut films, Jordan Taylor Wright.<p><b>THE ORIGINAL</b> …

Shooting Pro Portraits with Window Light in a Tiny Home Studio

If you’d like to shoot studio portraits but don’t have access to an actual studio or pricey equipment, you can achieve beautiful results with a …

Photographer Challenges Herself To Shoot In ‘Ugly’ Location, And Results Prove That It’s All About The Skill

Pro and amateur photographers see different things when they look at the same place, and this story proves that professionals can work wonders even …

This Auto Bracketing Technique Delivers Perfectly Exposed Photos Every Time (VIDEO)

One way to make sure you nail a perfectly exposed image under difficult lighting conditions is to bracket shots by making what you think is a …

Buying Guide: The best cameras under $1500

<b>More top picks: Under $500 | $500-1000 | Pocketable enthusiast | Enthusiast long zoom</b><p><i>Last updated: June 18, 2018</i><p><i>This guide has been updated to</i> …

Cameras

Black-and-White Street Photography Tips: How David Ingraham Uses an iPhone to Capture the Moment

The iPhone changed everything, including street photography.<p>Inspired by the marquee names of the genre—Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Frank, Garry …