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5 expert tips for stunning detail in landscape photos

How do you make a mountain appear as large to the viewer as it does to you? How do you get rid of noise in your nightscape images? How can you get …

Landscape Photography

Lutify.me Cross-Platform LUTs Are Now Even Better in Lightroom and Camera Raw

A little while ago I showed you a fantastic LUTs pack, called Lutify.me, compatible with most photo and video editing including Capture One, …

Tutorials

3 Secret Techniques from Real Estate Photographers

Since real estate photography has some pretty unique attributes, there are some secrets that most might not know about when starting with it.And …

Landscape Photography

MIOPS Splash: The world's first smartphone-controlled water drop photography kit

Camera trigger company MIOPS has launched a new specialized photography kit that aims to help photographers get into water drop photography. Called …

Standalone

11 Ways to Lose Weight in Your 50s and 60s

Have you noticed that your body has started to change now that you've hit middle age? You're not alone. It's common to see changes on the scale and …

Fitness

9 Simple Photoshop Hacks in 90 Seconds for Faster Editing and Better Photographs (VIDEO)

Here’s a quick one for those of you who’d rather be out shooting photographs than sitting behind a computer messing around with Photoshop. While we’d …

Tutorials

Getting It Right in the Camera

I propose to you that getting photographs right in your camera is a game of imagination. My plan is to introduce you to that game and identify many …

Landscape Photography

Deposit Policies Across Major European River Cruise Lines

Much like the process for booking an ocean cruise, those wanting to secure their place aboard a river cruise have to start by putting down a …

Cruise Ships

Photographer as an “Arranging Artist”

Dear friend,If you want to know what a photographer is– consider the photographer as an ‘arranging artist’. As a photographer, we decide how to …

Street Photography

The Internet is Going Nuts for This Landscape Photographer's Creative Images

Have you heard of the desert lake in Australia with extremely high concentration of salt? Well, it is the Lake Eyre and Murray Fredericks, an …

Landscape Photography

Light Painting Photography with a Simple Tube and Flashlight

Just when you thought you’d seen everything that you could do with a camera and a flashlight, photographer Eric Paré shares something new. Here, he …

Tubelight

Review: Tecnica Forge GTX

At Outdoor Retailer in January, surrounded by the hubbub of thousands of people and products, I sat perfectly still.<p>I couldn’t move. My feet were …

7 Simple Tips for Using On-Camera Flash to Shoot Pleasing People Pictures (VIDEO)

There are two common reasons that some photographers only shoot with natural light: They’re under the impression that off-camera flash is too …

Do You Commit Any of These 8 Common Lightroom Mistakes?

There is no doubt that Adobe’s Lightroom and its now-defunct counterpart Aperture have revolutionized photographic post-production. Before the almost …

The key to Leonardo da Vinci's genius is a practice that anyone can learn

In late 2017, <i>Salvator Mundi</i>, one of Leonardo da Vinci's paintings, sold for $450.3 million.<p>For a child born out of wedlock in the 15th century, that's quite an accomplishment. And yet, many would argue that this isn't even close to being his greatest contribution to humanity.<p>When the word</i> …

Creativity

Irix launches Edge ND32000 15-stop ND filter for ultra-long-exposure photography

Irix Lens has announced the availability of its new Irix Edge ND32000 neutral density filter. This new model is a more powerful alternative to the …

7 Photography Composition Tips I Learned from Ansel Adams - Landscape Photography

Here are few composition tips and ideas you can apply to your landscape photography that Toma Bonciu learned from photographer Ansel Adams.<p><b>Ansel …

1-Minute Fix: Scott Kelby on How Lightroom Sorts Images By Date for You (Shutterbug Video)

Shutterbug columnist and Photshop/Lightroom master Scott Kelby is back with another helpful software tips video. In the below clip, Kelby answers a …

A Black and White Comparison: What Does Retouching Tell Us About Photojournalism?

This week, TIME magazine published James Nachtwey’s photo essay on the opioid crisis. Over his decades-long career, Nachtwey has carved out a …

Photography

How To Reduce Noise By Shooting Multiple Exposures

Noise can be the bane of the photographer’s life. It has been with us since the dawn of photography, first as grain in our negatives or …

The Inrigo Waterproof Backpack - A Dry Bag and Camera Bag All-in-One

When it comes to cameras and gear, sometimes consolidation is the best option, particularly when it comes to transporting all of that expensive kit …

Backpacking

Ex-Lexar execs have launched a new memory card company, here's why you should care

ProGrade Digital is a brand new memory card brand founded by former executives of memory maker Lexar.<p>In June 2017 parent company Micron unexpectedly …

How I Created a 16-Gigapixel Photo of Quito, Ecuador

A few years ago, I flew out to Ecuador to create a high-resolution image of the capital city of Quito. The final image turned out to be 16 <i>gigapixels</i> …

How much should photographers charge in 2018

How Much Should You Charge? Each year, I write and update this article for photographers. In my opinion, this post is more important than the latest …

Landscape Photography

Who Killed Jaco Pastorius?

By Pat Jordan<i>GQ,</i> April 1988<p>He was just another bum bleeding to death in an alleyway at four o’clock in the morning. He lay motionless on the …

How to use a USB drive with Files on iOS

There are several workarounds for getting data off a USB stick or SD card, and onto your iPad or iPhone. We’ve even covered some. But until now, there’s been no way to just plug a USB stick into your iPad’s Lightning port, and browse the contents in iOS 11’s Files app. Thanks to an update to the …

Multilayered Photos Capture the Energy of 10 International Cities in a Split Second

How can you capture the rich culture of a city in one image? The Big Domain, a UK-based company specializing in holiday rentals around the world, attempted to give us a taste of well-known cities “in a split second” through the use of composite photography. Over the course of 10 images, each city …

Windstar Reveals Expedition Team Lineup for Alaska 2018

<i>WHY IT RATES: A fantastic expedition cruise experience is the result of a great group of staff as much as the destination, and Windstar is well</i> …

Adventure Travel

Sailing cruises an intimate way to see global destinations

The word “cruise” is such a broad term. When you think about what constitutes a cruise, most of us probably picture a gigantic ship bobbing around in …

Sailing

A Complete Guide to Organizing Your Photos in Lightroom and Maintaining an Efficient Workflow

In addition to being the place where you perform a lot of edits on your photos, Lightroom is an excellent program for cataloging and organizing …

Tutorials