Eli Parkes

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10 Best Cities For Street Photography In The World

Listen Up Photographers! 10 Awesome Global Cities For Street Photography, Right Here.<p>Ever day dreamed of capturing <i>that</i> front cover shot of next …

How to Create Sharper Images

Creating an image that appears “sharp” is something I struggled with for a LONG time. I read countless articles on the topic and invested heavily in …

Landscape Photography

Astrophotography Lens Review: Samyang 12mm f/2.8 Fisheye

Good nightscape shots have to be captured under ideal conditions. Well, just a cloudless sky will get you started anyway. I’m always looking for the …

Why Apple Still Rules, Microsoft Is OK, and Everyone Needs to Chill Out

On one hand, it’s understandable to be territorial over the features in our technology and sensitive to change. But technology inherently demands …

How to Share Full Resolution Pictures on the Web

Publishing high definition pictures on the web always seemed to be an issue. Both in terms of speed and quality. Full-resolution files could never …

A Look Into The Cloud: BackBlaze As Online Back Up For Photographers

Photographers! Professionals And Those Just Starting Out. Sidestep A Potential Catastrophe And Backup Your Work.<p>Today we're going to look at <i>Backblaze</i> …

Here's Proof That Photography Has Changed The World

Whatever you were thinking before, you could be wrong. Appreciating <b>how photography changed the world</b> and <b>how we remember modern history</b> is essential …

The Future of Photography

According to my extensive research (Back to the Future Part One, Two, and Three), we should be in an age of flying cars, sneakers with power-laces, …

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The Human Element in Landscape Photography

As a full time roadtripper, I am constantly in search of amazing landscapes with the hopes of adding a unique take on what is most likely an …

Why Purchasing a Neutral Density Filter Holder Set is Your Better Option

Earlier this year, Patrick Hall did a thorough comparison of a variety of neutral density filter brands. The test included findings on color cast, …

Landscape Photography

7 Professional Photography Tips To Avoid Simple Shooting Mistakes

The Last Thing You Want To Do Is Risk Your Next Photography Shoot – So Here Are Some Professional Photography Tips, So That You Don't<p>Here at …

5 Photography Terms Every Serious Landscape Photographer Should Know

Landscape photography is all about photographing the beautiful vistas that nature presents to you. It encompasses everything from mountains and …

4 Effective Exercises To Develop Your Photographer's Eye

Having a recognizable style helps you get hired for the right job. So how do you develop your style? The truth is that it’s not that difficult, but …

Learning the Laws of Lighting With a Sphere and Applying Them to Photography

In this informative video from Jay P. Morgan of The Slanted Lens, Jay goes back to the basics to show off the principles of light, and how they …

Sure Fire Black And White Landscape Techniques That Will Make People Look Twice

Photographers! Black And White Landscape Techniques To Get You Noticed<p>Landscape photography is a discipline that many photographers desire to master, …

Improve Your Night Photography with Foreground Lighting

One of the biggest challenges when it comes to night photography is incorporating good foreground elements, but learning a few simple tricks will …

Boost Your Photography Income by Cultivating Your Brand's Perceived Value

When it comes to price, everything we think we know is an illusion. Consumers assume that paying handsomely for something magically increases the …

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The Best Guide On How To Take Pictures Of Mist And Fog

Mist And Fog Photography<p><b>Fog Photography</b> and <b>Mist Photography</b> (or both), it is one of the most enigmatic and atmospheric aspects of outdoor …

Essential Photography Gear For Beginners

Let’s say that you, awesome reader, have been photographing with your smartphone, point-and-shoot camera or something similar and you want to step up …

Two Ways to Dodge and Burn More Effectively in Photoshop

While Photoshop does have the “Dodge” and “Burn” tools, using them destructively on your original image is definitely not the best way to edit your …

2 Reasons Your B&W Photography Might Stink and How to Avoid Them

Have you ever entered a black & white photography contest, and then wondered, as you looked around at your competitors photographs, why does the …

5 Strategies to Tame a Wide Angle Lens - Part 2

Continued from <i>5 Strategies to Tame a Wide Angle Lens – Part 1</i><p><b>Leave Room for Corrections</b><p>Sometimes you can’t avoid having converging verticals in your …

Von Wong's Message for Success

Recently I found myself going through Facebook when I came across one of Benjamin Von Wong's videos. After watching the video by Empty Duck Digital, …

Grab A Hot Coffee, These Photography Links Will Keep You Busy

This week's list of links is hand curated by Toad Hollow Photography and features links to tutorials, special features and great photography. The …

20 Composition Techniques That Will Improve Your Photos

There are no unbreakable rules when it comes to how you should compose your photographs. After all, who likes rules except for your old school …

Photos From My 3-Day Photo Trip To Iceland

Hi Gang, and happy Friday!I finally I posted my images, and the story of the trip, over at exposure.co (that’s the photo storytelling site I’ve been …

How I Choose My Photography Jobs

In the beginning of my transition to becoming a full-time photographer, I took every job I could get my hands on in order to pay the bills. Over …

Street Photography Rule: Foreground Interest And When to Use it

Foreground is used in many types of photography and is a great tool to give a tridimensional feeling to images. <b>Foreground interest in street</b> …

My Iceland Landscape Adventure Webcast Today

Today at 2:00 pm EDT I’m doing a Webcast for KelbyOne members all about my photo trip to Iceland last week. I’ll be covering:<b>></b> Gear (everything from …

Advice To Photographers: Avoid These 3 Common Excuses

Improving your photography skills requires a great deal of patience and basically pushing your limits continually. But in order to do so, you have to …