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Lightroom Tutorials for Beginners: How to use Radial Filter

We are sharing these videos from Adobe Photoshop Lightroom and KelbyOneOnline Channels. Adobe instructor Julieanne Kost and Kelby One Online …

Tutorials

Wildlife Photography Ethics

This photo of a mother moose and her calf taken by the National Park Service’s Jim Peaco was shot using a Canon 1D II and a 600mm lens, a focal …

Wildlife

Nat Geo Photo Editor On Listening to Your Inner Voice and Putting the Photo First

If you’ve ever dreamed of being published in <i>National Geographic</i> — and let’s be honest, a good number of us have fantasized about that career path — …

A Quick Word On Photography Etiquette

Let me start this off by saying that one of my biggest pet peeves is inconveniencing people, or being inconsiderate to those around me. I’ve always …

13 Professional Photographers Who Use Mirrorless Cameras

As bloggers who constantly test and review photography gear, we are the very first to admit that it is surprisingly easy to let gear obsession get in …

The Five Basic Pieces of Equipment That Make Landscape Shoots Go Smoothly

Landscape photography is both great fun, inspiring and hard work. It can be both physically and mentally demanding, carrying your gear to the ideal …

Landscape Photography

Shoot stunning vacation photographs

We all love vacation. It's a time to relax and enjoy the things we love most. For many, that means lying around doing nothing, or perhaps reading a …

Landscape Photography

Tips for Making Photos on Airplanes

Published by Jeff Carlson<p>Author, photographer, and late-nighter Jeff Carlson is a columnist for the Seattle Times, a senior editor for TidBITS, and …

Does That Little Flip Up Diffuser Actually Help?

One question I receive in my workshops for beginners is about flashes. Particularly “What the heck is this for?” And, “Does it actually do anything?” …

Digital Photography

14 Tips for Quick and Effective Travel Photography

If you are a serious photographer, you are reflecting each and every shot. You are planning it. You are studying the subject from every possible …

Landscape Photography

What Photographers Should Know About Daylight When Shooting Outdoors

Light, as we know, is fundamental to the photographer, combined with shade, it is the main requirement to create an image. For those of us that …

Do you Shoot in the Rain? – Poll Results

A few weeks ago I posed the question: Do you Shoot in the Rain or Pack up at the First Drop? Over 7000 people voted and the survey results are in. …

Polling

The Best Camera and Photo Gear from CES 2014

The Consumer Electronics Show is the electronics industry's yearly chance to trot out all their newest and coolest gear for the first time. We were …

How to Effectively Deal with Your Photography Critics

<i>“What the public criticizes in you, cultivate it. It is you.”</i> — Jean Cocteau<p>When you work in any creative or artistic capacity — whether you earn a …

Self-help

Top 10 Ways to Sabotage your Professional Photography Aspirations

Top 10

Brian Duffy | A Photographer You Should Know

Richard Harrington is the CEO of ThinkTAP and the Publisher of Photofocus.He is also the founder of RHED Pixel, a visual communications company based …

National Geographic's Best Travel Photos 2013 - in pictures

National Geographic has picked 10 of the most stunning travel images from 2013, from their daily photo feature Travel 365

Focus Stacking in Photoshop: How to Get Pin Sharp Macro Shots

The HDR trend has come and, for many, gone, but what came of it is the easy-to-digest concept that creating one photograph may actually require …

Landscape Photography

Five Photography Bad Habits to Quit Today

Five Photography Bad Habits to Quit Today: hesitation, pixel peeping, too low ISO, luck shooting, and editing too many images.

The Benefits of Using a GorillaPod

I recently visited Tokyo and spent a day at Disney Sea. This is one of the most photogenic places I’ve seen in a long time (I’ll be sharing some of …

Long exposure photography tutorial

Long exposure photography tutorial - short video showing different situations and how to use long exposures for different and stunning effects.

Four Photography Rules That No Longer Apply

For the most part, the laws of photography have stayed the same throughout its lifetime: Light is of utmost importance, always take time to compose …

Cameras

Stand-out third party lenses

When you buy into a new camera system, it can be tempting to only consider lenses of the same make as your camera. But other lens manufacturers also …

How to Build Rapport With a Photographic Model

Working with models in photography, as opposed to landscape, street or even wedding and senior portraiture is a skill all unto its own. Unlike most …

Jokes

Camera Angles for Wildlife Photography

An illustrated example of how to use camera angle for wildlife photography by wildlife photographer Paul Burwell on Digital Photography School

Nikon D800E Gets Attacked by Pride of Lions

When you send a camera out into the wild, something bad is usually bound to happen to it. One time when watching a Nova special, I saw Harpy Eagles …

Life in Focus: Sven Martin on Mountain Biking Photography

<b>All photos by Sven Martin. Used with permission.</b><p>Sven Martin is a mountain biking photographer that is in extremely high demand. Ever since he was a …

Would You Shell Out $25k for a Beat-Up Lens, Even if It's a Rare Classic?

Image credit: liquidtech on eBay<p>Apparently, a seller on eBay thinks you would. The lens in question is a very rare Nikon lens, the Reflex-Nikkor …

Can You Tell The Difference Between a $100 Lens and a $1600 Lens?

One of the most popular lens lengths on the market is the 50mm. As a Canon shooter I have a few different choices to pick from at that length, but …

Cameras

Fuji X100S Hands-on Review.

I’ve put this little thing through every imaginable shooting situation, and tried most, if not all, of its settings, shooting more than 8,200 images …