Francisco Chacon

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Top Wedding Photography Trends for 2013

It’s no secret that competition in the wedding photography industry has gotten fierce. More and more photographers are entering what has become a …

10 Things I Learnt from Daily Shooting

A Guest Post by David Powell from Shoot Tokyo Here are a few lessons I have learnt from daily shooting… I hope you enjoy. 1. “Do or Do Not…. There is …

Digital Photography

7 Simple Ways a Blog Can Get You More Photography Clients

By Ramsay Taplin Are you a photographer who dreams of taking your photography business to the next level? Well, one of the things that creative …

Long Exposure Photography and the Square Format

The rise in popularity of digital cameras over the past decade has coincided with the emergence of a new genre of photography – long exposure …

Is Smartphone Photography Killing Our Memories and Experiences?

If you’ve gone to a concert or public event or even certain art openings recently, you’ll notice that something is amiss. In the past, people would …

How to Create Multiple Portrait Styles with One Speedlight

Not all photographers have used artificial lighting before. In fact, some people only even rent lighting equipment when certain events or situations …

Carbon Fiber

Naughty Dog discusses sound and music in The Last of Us

When working on survival action-adventure title <i>The Last of Us</i>, Naughty Dog tried to create environments that were natural but "underscored the mood of the game," according to a video profile from SoundWorks Collection.<p>The video features interviews with creative director Neil Druckmann, game …

What's on Taylor Martin's smartphone?

Pocketnow Insider is a relatively new series of posts and videos that give you guys and gals, our loyal readers, a peek into our lives, what makes …

Find Out Which Custom Firmware Can Supercharge Your Camera

By now you've likely heard about CHDK for Canon point and shoots and Magic Lantern for select DSLRs, but plenty of other firmware exists to …

Don't Study Success to Learn How to Be Successful

We like to look at successful people in our field and ask what they did right, but we really ought to ask what they (and others) did wrong. …

I'm sharing my Pinterest obsession on the blog today as part of the Pin It Forward UK Campaign! http://bridalmusings.com/2013/05/whats-your-favourite-pinterest-board/ What's your favourite Pinterest board? Share a link to it in the comments below and/or on the blog and tell us why it's your fave. I can't wait to check out your pretty boards! :)

Shrink photos and clear up some hard drive space with JPEGmini

Today's cameras are capable of capturing some pretty amazing shots, whether you're using a DSLR, a point-and-shoot camera, or even your cell phone. The average resolution of a contemporary camera can range anywhere from six to 20 megapixels--three to four times the quality of cameras of less than …

Mobile Photography

Partner Traits: Readers Reveal The Most Important Qualities A Spouse Should Have

Of all the things to look for in a spouse, which quality is the most important?<p>That's the question we posed to our followers on Twitter and Facebook Tuesday. Click through the slideshow below to find out the top 15 traits our readers believe make a person marriage material. Then, add your thoughts …

Mother-In-Law, Daughter-In-Law Relationship Tension Explained

New research confirms what many new wives have long known: relationships between mothers-in-law and daughters-in-law are <i>really</i> stressful.<p>Sylvia L. Mikucki-Enyart of the University of Wisconsin-Steven's Point asked 89 mothers about their greatest worries when their children married, the Wall Street …

How to Create a Reflection in Photoshop in 6 Easy Steps

Creating a reflection using Photoshop is one of those things that at first glance looks really hard, but really isn’t, once you break down the steps …

Changing Your Last Name: Research Reveals How Many Women Give Up Names

Recent studies have shown that the number of women taking their husbands' last name after marriage is on the rise. A new survey of Facebook users hints at just how many women are choosing to give up their maiden names.<p>In partnership with The Daily Beast, Facebook looked at the names of 14 million …

10 Ways to Change Lives Through Photography (And Where You Can Start Today)

Every photographer has his or her own reason — or reasons — for why they engage in this particular art form. For some, it may be a hobby that …