Diane Bell

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Processing Night Photography

Panorama of the Milky Way over Elephant Canyon, Needles District, Canyonlands National Park, Utah.We have a life-long association of the sky and the …

Nature Photography

7 Street Photography Tips and Exercises to Try This Season

If you live near me, the birds are starting to chirp, it no longer hurts your face to walk out the door, and everyone sheds their all black winter …

Photography

Old School: How to Meter and Expose for Any Lighting Situation

It’s time for a long overdue post. Looking back through my archives, I realized that I’ve covered topics like film selections and scanning film but …

Landscape Photography

3:2, 4:3, 16:9, 9:19.5?! Aspect Ratio is BORING but VERY IMPORTANT

What is a macro lens? Magnification and minimum focus distance explained

<i>In our latest photography cheat sheet we answer the question 'What is a macro lens?'. In our infographic we explain some of the finer points of using</i> …

Fun with Macro Photography

Macro photography has been on my bucket list of photography genres to experiment with for a long time. Unfortunately, a good macro lens is not cheap …

Macro Photography Tutorial

Macro photography is one of the most popular forms of photography, and with good reason. It is easily accessible, and it is a very broad genre of …

Cameras

How to Give Your Macro Photography a Fine Art Touch in Post-Processing

Editor’s Note: This is part a series on macro photography this week. Look for a new one each day. The next newsletter will have them all if you miss …

Photography

Macro Photography: 4 Tutorials Full of Tips & Tricks

Photography can show us a new perspective of the world, and no genre does this better than macro photography. If you’re new to macro photography, it …

Macro Photography

5 Henri Cartier-Bresson Photography Composition Lessons

Henri Cartier-Bresson was the master of photography composition.<p>Below are some visual analyses of his pictures.<p>1. Bicycle // Henri Cartier-Bresson …

Street Photography

Classic Risotto Milanese

Classic Risotto Milanese<p>Step 2<p>Heat a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add onion; cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. …

Olympus 17mm F1.2 Pro sample gallery

The Olympus 17mm F1.2 promises to open up new possibilities for Micro Four Thirds shooters seeking razor-thin depth-of-field and smooth, 'feathered' …

Guess the Focal Length

A: Morning light and clouds, Mono Lake. Can you guess what kind of lens I used for this photograph?<p>When I post a photograph, people often ask me …

Random Bits Of Photo Education

In regard to learning, repetition is key. The more you perform an action, the less you have to think about it each time it’s conducted. Hence the …

A simple guide to composition in photography

Nearly all these days, we’ve focussed a lot on the technical aspects of photography. However, technicality can only get you so far. A major part of …

11 Tips For Capturing Amazing Cityscapes

Photographing cityscapes are an absolute thrill and I’ve learned a lot about how to capture the best photo possible, by revisiting places I’ve gone …

15 Tips for Composing Your Photos by 4 Veteran Photographers

Here’s a 7-minute video by Advancing Your Photography that shares 15 tips for composing your photos from 4 masters of photography: Chase Jarvis, Bob …

Tips for Better Composition in Landscape Photography

Good composition is paramount when it comes to landscape photography. Ansel Adams said, "There's nothing worse than a sharp image of a fuzzy …

The Best Apple Cake Andrew Zimmern Has Ever Tasted

Here's the recipe.<p>In all earnestness, I love living where we have extreme seasons, in Minnesota the dog days of August can be sweltering and if an …

Olympus OM-D E-M1 vs OM-D E-M1 II – The complete comparison

Heather and I have been long-time users of the OM-D E-M1. It was my main camera of choice for event work in Italy and Heather’s favourite tool for …

Cameras

How to Convert iOS 11 Photos From HEIC to JPEG

If you haven’t followed the recent iOS 11 developments, then here’s something new: the HEIC format for photos. Not sure what that is? You should get …

10 Very Useful iPhone Photography Tutorials for the Artist in You

Bring out your phone and get ready to capture the best moment of your life with these 10 useful iPhone Photography tutorials! Before, only a […]The …

Mobile Photography

How To Turn Your Smartphone Into a Professional Camera

Smartphones have created new possibilities for photography, for both professional and citizen journalists. Pictures taken by today’s smartphones are …

Journalism

The 13 Ultimate Free Stock Photo Sites for your Presentation or Online Course

The 13 best commercially free online stock photo websites to use in presentations, social media, online courses and more, featuring high-resolution …

How to Plan a Multi Day Photography Trip

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.In late summer this year I took a …

Photography

How to Do Pro-Quality Travel Photography with Your Smartphone Camera

Shares 158<p>When you’re on holiday, sometimes you want to take photos without lugging around a bulky DSLR camera. But if you’re a shutterbug, there’s …

Mobile Photography

How to Handle Camera Shake: Why Tripods Are Still Essential for Keeping Your Images Sharp

Have you ever checked out the battlefield photos made by Mathew Brady’s studio during the Civil War? They’re great, right?<p>But why? After all, the …

Landscape Photography

How to Take Amazing Macro Flower Photos

Flowers are one of my favorite photography subjects. They can’t complain if the photo doesn’t come out right. Flowers also look very different when …

iPhoneography

Getting Started Guide to Close-up Photography

en_US<p>article<p>An introduction to close up and macro …

Macro Photography

Methods in Macro Photography with Thomas Shahan

Macro Photography