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Portrait Photography: A Basic Guide to Posing

Posing is as integral to portrait photography as the right lens and the right camera angle. A lot of photographers learn this the hard way. If you’re …

Landscape Photography

Nikon Behind the Scenes: Making the Bride Look Her Best

Nikon

Focus Breathing: When Focusing Your Lens Changes Your Composition

Here’s a term that most of you have probably <i>experienced</i> before, but some of you may never have <i>heard</i> before. It’s called “focus breathing” (or simply …

50 B&W Photographs which will tell you light is everything in photography

<b>Light</b> cannot be kept outside the equation when speaking about pure photography. Obviously Photography as we all know is about capturing light. Having …

Photography

High Megapixel Canon DSLR Will Arrive in 2015, Will Likely Cost Less Than $4,000

Canon <i>will</i> be launching a new high megapixel DSLR sometime in 2015. The camera will reportedly offer a resolution of somewhere around 50 megapixels, …

Comparing the Image Quality of Film and Digital

There have been a few film versus digital articles here and there on the interwebs, but seems like very few have approached the subject in a …

4 Truths About Photography Every Serious Photographer Should Know

When starting out, photography looks like a fun thing to do. In the beginning, you have the mindset that after a little practice, you will be able to …

How to Harness Your Fear to Become a More Confident Street Photographer

Street photography is one of the most difficult forms of photography out there. Not only do you have to rapidly compose, frame, and approach …

4 Techniques that Will Help You Master Dodging and Burning Your Photos

If you have 30-minutes to spare for a tutorial, check out this one by photographer and retoucher Michael Woloszynowicz on the techniques of dodging …

Lens Technologies: Fluorine vs. Fluorite

There are two lens terms that have similar sounding (and potentially confusing) names: fluorine and fluorite. Apparently quite a few people have …

The Bad & Ugly in Photography 2014

We always celebrate Reasons to Love Photography, but that doesn’t mean that everything was hunky dory in 2014. Here is a brief compilation of the …

How I Created This Viral Puddle Reflection Picture in Photoshop

My name is Michael Pistono, and I’m a 28-year-old photo enthusiast living in Honolulu, Hawaii. I was recently playing around with a reflection photo …

Photographer Shares How He Spent Two Years Living on Photos Instead of Money

Back in 2012, we wrote about a project called “Pixel Trade” by Australian photographer Shantanu Starick. The basic idea was simple but crazy: Starick …

10 Expert Tips to Immediately Improve Your Photography

If you're a beginner photographer looking to step up your game, these tips are for you. What most amateurs don't know is that photography revolves …

How to Create Soft Cross-Light for Portraits with Joel Grimes

Fake Window Light with a DIY Scrim

Camera Maintenance: Is Proactive Maintenance Worth It?

One of our readers, who is a very busy professional wedding photographer, asked me if proactive maintenance with the manufacturer is worth the money …

Cameras

6 Tips for Beautiful Candid Photography

Candid photography focuses on what the subject is naturally doing and not on what the subject must be doing. It is a photo similar to that of a …

My Problem With Natural Light Photographers

Every time I hear a photographer state, “I’m a natural light photographer”, it can carry a suggestion that they are a more honest type of …

Nat Geo Photog Says Amazon Won’t Stop Selling His Stolen Photograph

Earlier this month, National Geographic photographer Tomas van Houtryve had one of his photographs selected by <i>TIME</i> magazine as one of the Top 10 …

Flickr Apologises For Controversial Wall Art Policy

Earlier this year, Yahoo’s image hosting site Flickr introduced Flickr Wall Art, a service enabling customers to purchase printed photos mounted on wood or canvas. Many of the photos came from selected contributors who were compensated financially for their photographs, but others came from …

There are 2 sides to every photo

Pictures Snapped at Exactly the Same Moment as Google Maps Shots

Desislav Iliev was out walking his girlfriend’s dogs in Chicago when he noticed a Google Street View camera car driving by in front of him. Pulling …

Christmas Photography Tips and Techniques

Capture the Preparation Stages<p>Families come together at holidays, but not just for the main event, they come to help decorate… and these are …

Novelty Clocks That Look Like Camera Gear

Want to keep time with a clock inspired by camera gear? Here’s a roundup of timepieces based on cameras, lenses, and rolls of film. (Note: The clocks …

A First Review of the $40 Yongnuo 50mm f/1.8 ‘Nifty Fifty’ Clone

I will be the first to admit that I am not a street photographer, not a wedding photographer, and don’t generally shoot in low light, but I wanted to …

Breathtaking Long Exposure Images of the Night Sky

The Universe is an all-encompassing area of space, time and everything else that exists, as well as all stars, galaxies, planets, the contents of …

A Natural Light Tip That Will Have Strobists Selling Their Lights

One of the most noticeable differences between portraits taken outside using natural light as opposed to artificial light is the background. Images …