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NASA Releases 3.2 Gigapixel #GlobalSelfie

A month ago yesterday, NASA invited everyone on Earth to step outside, snap a “selfie” and share it via social media using #GlobalSelfie as the …

Eerie Photos of North Brother Island, the Last Unknown Place in New York City | Colossal

<p>How does an island in New York City’s East River go from being notoriously feared, almost 100 years ago, to being completely forgotten about today? …

The Fundamental Considerations of Basic Portrait Photography

Portrait photography has and always will be a huge source of fascination for photographers, but there are quite a few tricks to getting a great …

The 10 Stages of the Creative Process

The question of what creativity is and how it works will perhaps remain humanity’s most unanswerable — but that hasn’t stopped us from trying. On the heels of Neil Gaiman’s recent reflection on the subject comes one from filmmaker Tiffany Shlain, founder of the Webby Awards and daughter of the …

Rewriting – A Checklist For Authors

Are you about to rewrite your book? Here are 30 questions to ask when you’re rewriting your novel.<p>You may enjoy these useful posts:<p>An Editing …

Writing

Make Your Scenes Real

Very often when I’m reading a manuscript for another writer the scenes will fall flat. The primary reason for this is that I (as a reader) am not …

Solving the Problem of Duplicate Photos - Digital Photography School

Trick Photography eBook and Video Course

1<p>An eBook Like No Other!<p>It comes with <i>295 pages of instruction</i>, <i>9 hours of how-to video tutorials</i>, and contains over <i>300 creative photographs</i> created by …

A Concise Explanation of How Crop Factor Affects Both Focal Length AND Aperture

<b>Editor’s Note</b>: Due to some issues with the camera, this video is very shaky at times. It didn’t bother us much, but if you’re easily distracted this …

Exposure Tactics • Color Control

What comes after using an incident meter to set the exposure? Setting a neutral color balance then refining the exposure, both in post production. I …

Putting Together A Photoshoot Part I: Moodboard And Concept Development

When we first start out on any sort of endeavor, be it creative or otherwise, we all most likely begin same way: a head full of ideas, but a distinct …

From Prep Work to Post-Processing: An In-Depth Star Photography Tutorial

As a photographer, there is nothing more intriguing to me than the unknown. What’s out there and where will it lead me on my next adventure under the …

Practical Tips To Build Your Street Photography Confidence

The 20 photographs of the week

The best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

Tutorial: Quickly Remove Bags Under Eyes Using Curves in Photoshop

There are a few different ways to address bags under the eyes when you’re editing a portrait in Photoshop, but the video above shows one that is both …

NASA Releases Beautiful Photographs of Lightning Taken from the ISS

If it ever was a secret, it sure isn’t anymore: we LOVE photos from space. And judging by the response we typically get to sharing them, so do you, …

8 Simple Guidelines for Capturing Spectacular Sunrise and Sunset Images

Tips for Using ISO Settings in Photography

When you as a photographer—amateur or professional, analog or digital–practice your craft or hobby, you will at one time or another become acquainted …

Developing Your Eye for Photography

Although there is much pleasure to be derived from taking a technically excellent photograph, there is a strong argument that a truly great shot …

Photography

20 Qualities Every Photographer Should Look for in a Spouse

<b>A good driving record:</b><p>Guess who's going to do the driving on photo expeditions. That's right -- not the photographer. What's more, if you're like …

How and Why You Should Shoot RAW

If you’re just starting out in photography, you might have heard of something called RAW. RAW files are really big photo files that professionals …

HDR Vertorama Photography – How to Create Mind-bending Images

Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Neutral Density Filters

Many new photographers unwittingly fall into the accessory overload trap; you’re excited about your new camera and all the creative possibilities it …

Canon Australia Speaks to the Heart of all Photographers

Talk about doing advertising right...wow! As part of their "What do you see?" campaign the spot takes a unique approach to selling camera gear, by …

How to Effectively Combine Aperture and Shutter Speed

It’s probably safe to say that nearly everyone reading this has not only heard of the famed exposure triangle, but has also dedicated a decent amount …