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How to Shoot a Star Trails Selfie

There are times when planning and patience can result in a killer shot. This nighttime star trails selfie (above) that I captured in the Canadian …

6 Helpful Functions of the Shift Key When Working in Photoshop

I was working on a commissioned artwork in Photoshop today and I noticed something. I keep my left hand over the shift key pretty much the entire …

Tutorials

8 Ways to Reduce Noise in Your Photographs

You have plenty of options to choose from when you want to reduce the noise in your images. However, you first need to understand why noise actually …

33 Ways To Be An Insanely Productive, Happy Balanced Person

By Ryan Holiday,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1B2iuVo<p>We all try to be productive. We all have lots of stuff that we need to get done, for work, …

What Photographers Look for in a Portfolio Website

I built my portfolio site with Squarespace. This is neither a sponsored post nor an endorsement. Well, it’s kind of an endorsement.<p>We talk about …

Web Design

20 Scientific Reasons to Start Meditating Today: New research shows meditation boosts your health, happiness, and success!

I started meditating soon after 9/11. I was living in Manhattan, an already chaotic place, at an extremely chaotic time. I realized I had no control …

Stop Collecting Tips and Start Practicing Photography

Why information paralyses us and saps what little creativity we have left; and how to take action and start practicing photography.

22 Steps To Become a More Successful Photographer

<b>1. Find the Passion and Make a Plan.</b><p>Two types of people are more likely to find this PhotographyTalk.com article helpful: those that want to be …

Photography

12 Little Known Photoshop Shortcuts to Speed Up Your Processing Time

If you’re not using keyboard shortcuts throughout your workflow, chances are you’re wasting tons of time. You’d be surprised how much cursor travel …

How to turn a photo into a painting in Adobe Photoshop

Learn how to apply artistic filters in Photoshop to create hand-painted effects.<p><b>What you'll learn</b><p>How to apply an artistic filter to your image from …

The Meaning of Life explained by Neil Degrasse Tyson

Astrophysicist Neil Degrasse Tyson answers the question “What is the meaning of life” asked by a 6 year old child at the Wilbur Theatre Boston on …

Neil deGrasse Tyson

What Creative Professionals Do That Separates Them from Amateurs

All too often, the creative work we most value, the stuff that brings the greatest meaning and satisfaction to our lives, gets shoved aside for other …

Quick Tip: How to Blend With the Brush Tool for Digital Paintings

New to this series? Start at the beginning with Digital Painting 101: Get to Know the Brush Panel.<p>Blending, by far, is <i>the</i> most important thing you …

How to Control Aperture and Create Images You Love

This article is sponsored by the New York Institute of Photography. NYIP offers high-quality online photography courses that are affordable, …

Photography

5 Effective Ways to Achieve Smooth Skin in Your Portraits Using Photoshop

Every portrait photographer strives to achieve the best-looking skin in his or her portrait images. As much as it seems so, this is not an easy task …

10 Tips to Help You Grow as an Artist in Photography

Over the past few days, I’ve thought about what’s helped me become a better photographer over the years. It’s a constant journey, and developing as …

22 Tips for Creating Better Photographs When You Don’t Have a Clue

We've all been through this situation. You are in a place with so much going on, with a lot of people and activity. Your camera is in your hand, and …

Tips for Maintaining Creativity as a Photographer

As photographers it is pretty much in our job description to produce creative and inspiring work. If your income is based around photography then you …

How to use the depth-of-field preview button on your dSLR

Ever wondered what that button is around the lens mount of your dSLR?<p>It's not the button you press to take the lens off the camera. On most modern dSLRs there is another button that is usually dedicated to depth-of-field preview.<p>Depth of field, or DOF, is the range between areas in an image that …

10 Weekend Photo Project Ideas to Try on the Street

It’s the weekend, everyone. Get up and get out on the street. Here are some things to try this weekend when you’re out and about.<p>Shoot a …

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

Happiness

10 Valuable Lessons I’ve Learned About Street Photography

Introduction<p>First things first. My name is Marius Vieth and I’m a 26 year old fine art photographer from Amsterdam who loves nothing more than street …

The Design Fellow with Jason Mayden: The Last One’s Standing

“It’s beauty in the struggle homie, ugliness in the success I grew up in the city and though<p>“It’s beauty in the struggle homie, ugliness in the success I grew up in the city and though sometimes we had less / Compared to some of my people down the block man we were blessed / Hear my words or listen …

9 Tips to Help you get Sharp Focus at Night

Autofocus is so good on modern cameras that most photographers use it all the time. It seemingly never lets you down. But, let’s say it’s nighttime …