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If you're shooting flash outdoors, your colours are probably wrong. Here's how to fix it with gels

Shooting on location with flash is one of the fun parts of portrait photography for me. But, depending on the lighting conditions where you’re …

Free Collection of Custom Lightroom Presets from a Fuji Ambassador

Fujifilm ambassador (and author of this rather controversial article) Samuel Zeller is lending a helping hand to all the Fuji users out there. In a …

How I Post-Process Hard Light and Overwhelming Tones

Ever since the middle of high school, I’ve been immensely interested in “the process.” You know, that middle bit between point A and point B that …

Tutorials

Pursuing Your Passion: Tips from Gareth Pon, Africa's Top Instagrammer

South African Photographer, Filmmaker, and Influencer Gareth Pon has recently been named the top African Instagrammer for the third consecutive year, …

My Other Life as a Photographer: An Inspirational Short

When he’s not out shooting commercial assignments for outdoor, travel, and lifestyle brands, German photographer Lars Schneider makes time to shoot …

What to Include in Your Portfolio: A Mini Tutorial

If you want to get paid for your photography, it goes without saying that you need to put together a great portfolio showcasing your best work. …

RED and Panavision Team Up to Make a Super-Camera

Is this the camera of the future? Two giants have collaborated to create what could be the dream setup, boasting some incredible specs.<p>The Millennium …

A Photographer Explains His Passion for Large Format Photography

Columbus, Ohio-based photographer Mat Marrash has been working in large format photography for the past six years — a span longer than pretty much …

Photography

Where to Find Music and Sound Effects for Your Video Projects

Almost every video you see online holds an element of sound production made up of music and sound effects. For us to produce a quality body of work, …

How Many Layers Does It Take to Make Your Audio Dynamic? (Hint: A Lot)

According to world-renown editor and sound designer Walter Murch, editing is a lot like cooking.<p>And if you know anything about cooking, which I …

The Complete Guide to Color Management: Color Made Easy

Color management can be one of the most boring topics to learn as a photographer, right up there with topics like digital asset management and …

Your Photo and Video Work is a Representation of Yourself, Not Your Client’s Budget

Are you proud of every commercial photo or corporate video production you’ve done? Have you ever found yourself explaining to someone, maybe even a …

The 55 best Reuters photos of the year

Here, we take a look at 55 of the most powerful images taken this year by their amazing team of photographers.<p>These photos cover a wide range of the human experience — the darkness of war, the joy that comes from love and compassion, and the bravery of those following their passions.<p>As 2015 comes …

Stormchasing to Shoot Portraits with Crazy Weather in the Background

There are stormchasing photographers and there are portrait photographers. Usually people don’t combine the two genres, but that’s exactly what …

Shooting Wet Plate Collodion Portraits with 12,000Ws of Studio Lighting

This is a story about a collaboration to overcome 19th century technology problems using 21st century technology to produce well lit portraits.<p>Luke …

The Ugly Truth About Fashion Photography

Fashion photography is most probably one of the most desirable fields of photography. We are lured by the prospect of working with the hottest and …

Instagram Husbands Now Have a Support Group

Here’s a tongue-in-cheek promotional video for a new support group designed to help Instagram Husbands. “Behind every cute girl on Instagram is a guy …

These Are the 116 Images NASA Picked to Share with Aliens (or Future Humans)

In 2012, 35 years after its launch in 1977, NASA’s Voyager 1 space probe left the Solar System and became the first human-man object to enter …

This is How People in Other Industries Respond When Asked for Free Spec Work

Requests for free spec work is a big problem for photographers, who lose out when clients demand free photos in exchange for “vague to nonexistent …

How ‘Rocket Wars’ Is Breaking Ground For Filmmakers Everywhere - And What We Can ALL Learn From It (BTS / Interview)

In case you missed it, ‘Rocket Wars’ is a five minute film that has changed the game. It's breaking new ground and heralds in a beautiful new era in …

Filmmaking

Automotive Photography with the Leica M-system

MIT Created a Camera That Will Never Overexpose a Photograph

MIT scientists have designed a new camera that will never overexpose a photograph, no matter what the lighting situation is. Called a “modulo …

Leica M9 Falls Off Balcony and Breaks… the Ground

Leica M rangefinders have a reputation of being extremely durable, and one Chinese photographer recently found out first hand just how much abuse the …

Leica M-series

The Sad Truth About Filing a Copyright Lawsuit Against Stolen Photographs

Almost every photographer has found one of their images reproduced online without their permission. The first question you might ask yourself is "how …

‘Life’: A Movie About Photographer Dennis Stock and Actor James Dean

If you enjoy watching movies about photographers, here’s an upcoming one that you can keep your eye out for: <i>Life</i> is a movie about the friendship …

James Dean

Photographer Giles Penfound on Storytelling with the Art of Photography

Giles Penfound is a photographer with an engrossing past and a story to tell. Penfound began his journey as a professional photographer over 25 years …

Photography

The Incredible Story Of A Well Known Photographer Who Kept His Homelessness Secret

Imagine this: In your 20’s you were a fashion model for Versace, Franco Moschino, and Missoni while living it up in the likes of Milan, and Paris. …

Behind The Scenes of the Incredible One Shot Segment from UnReal

Recently Lee shared a post showing an amazing segment from the Action film UnReal. They just released their Behind the Scenes video today breaking …

10 Tips for Getting Hired as a Photographer, From Industry Pros

What are photo editors really looking for from professional photographers? And how can you make connections with potential clients and land gigs? We …

Employment

Greg Heisler Talks Photography as a Career and Having ‘True’ Style in Brilliant Interview

As much information as we’re able to pull in through the Internet, there is one thing that can never be obtained through words or pictures on a …