Graham Cotter

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Storm Chasing Photographer Captures the Terrible Damage Done by Insane Hail Storm

One week ago today, on June 3rd, a massive storm rolled through Nebraska where storm chasing photographer Mike Hollingshead — whose work we’ve …

4 Fast Steps to Easily Light Your Backgrounds

Are you ready to take your lighting to the NEXT level and light up the environment? Today, we are going to show you EXACTLY how to do it with step by …

Dynamic Photos of New York at Night

Through the lens of photographer Adam Garelick, the streets of New York City appear dark and empty, stalked only by shadows of a bustling day. The …

5 Things You Need to Do to Become a Better Photographer

Good photographers aren’t made overnight. And most accomplished photographers will admit that their earliest attempts at the craft were pretty …

Back to Basics: Short Walkthrough Covers the Exposure Triangle for Beginners

When you’re first learning the basics of photography, one of the first things you find out about after dropping out of ‘auto’ is the exposure …

Exposure Basics: How to Choose ISO, Aperture, and Shutter Speed Settings

If you’re trying to break free from the auto settings on your camera and make an entry into the world of manual, it’s necessary to understand ISO, …

13 Tips to Perfect Your Landscape Photography

“Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer—and often the supreme disappointment.” – Ansel AdamsIn my opinion, landscape …

5 Wildlife Photography Tips for Beginners

Wildlife photography is an extremely popular field nowadays. It’s no surprise, as it gives you an excuse to get outdoors and see some wonderful …

How Many Lenses Do We Really Need?

There is one thing that constantly keeps cropping up in both my own work, and in the work of others I see around me. I've worked with more and more …

Pictures of the week: Drones photograph US public spaces

Each week, the Guardian Weekend magazine's editorial team choose a picture, or set of pictures, that particularly tickle their fancy. This week, their choice is Tomas Van Houtryve who sent drones to photograph US public spaces

Tutorial: 5 Things You Should Know About Layers in Photoshop CC

In this short but helpful episode of Adobe Creative Cloud TV, Adobe Evangelist Terry White reveals some neat Photoshop CC layer features that you may …

How to Get Started With Light Painting

One of the most important things you can do for yourself as a photographer is to have fun. Whether photography serves as a source of income or is a …

How to Use Shutter Speed for More Powerful Images

Recall the last time someone complimented your photography. Did they compliment <i>you</i> or did they compliment your camera? Surely, we’ve all heard it at …

How to Safely and Successfully Photograph Lightning

Lightning is quite simply a marvel of nature. While it does carry with it an appreciable potential for destruction, we can’t ignore our fascination …

Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Polarizing Filters

A short while ago, I addressed the ins and outs of selecting and using a neutral density filter; to follow up on the basic theme of cool things you …