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How to Be…A Photographer in Four Lessons - Photographs by Thomas Vanden Driessche | LensCulture

Perhaps you've always wondered how James Nachtwey gets away with being a clean-shaven war photographer. Maybe you're stumped as to how Martin Parr can be seriously successful while taking so many funny pictures. Perchance you really can't figure out how to survive as a professional photojournalist …

Photography

Studio Visit: Photographer Jill Greenberg

On the fifth floor of a joint residential/workspace building in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood, photographer Jill Greenberg set up shop back in 1997. While she would leave in 2000 for the West Coast, 12 years later she returned and the studio itself has had a resounding impact on her latest …

Art

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Stacking Five 2x Teleconverters to Create a Ridiculous 9600mm Lens

Teleconverters are a great way to get some extra reach without having to drop some serious money for a 400mm+ lens. It can be an essential tool for …

Cameras

4 Approaches to Black & White Conversion in Lightroom

Black and white photos can be powerful and inspiring, but it’s not always simple. With digital photography it is easy to convert a color photo to …

Fashion Toning Using Photoshop’s Color Lookup Adjustment Layer

Excerpt from <i>The Adobe Photoshop CC Book for Digital Photographers (2014 Release)</i>You see color toning and film-look effects just about everywhere you …

5 Lessons That The English Masters (Painters) Can Teach Us About Light in Outdoor Photography

Before there were photographers, there were painters. These painters helped pave the way for our photographic endeavors through their dedication to …

What Every Photographer Needs to Know About Creating an Online Portfolio

We should clear up one myth before we continue, a photographic portfolio is not the preserve of the professional photographer. Yes, in the days …

Behind the Scenes with San Francisco Giants Team Photographer Andy Kuno

Your browser does not support iframes.<p>The MLB created this interesting behind-the-scenes look at the work of photographer Andy Kuno, a member of the …

San Francisco Giants

Tips for Sharpening Your Images the Right Way

Just so you are not misled in any way, let me make it clear that this won’t be a Photoshop tutorial on using any particular sharpening method. It …

Interview with Photographer Martin Schoeller

Martin Schoeller is a highly successful German portrait photographer who just finished a show called <i>Portraits</i> at the prestigious Hasted Kraeutler Art …

George Clooney

5 Effective Ways to Achieve Smooth Skin in Your Portraits Using Photoshop

Every portrait photographer strives to achieve the best-looking skin in his or her portrait images. As much as it seems so, this is not an easy task …

Lightroom’s Hidden Gems: The Radial Filter

When I started digital photography, I thought Lightroom 2s Vignette tool was the greatest thing. It allowed me to darken the edges of my images and …

What a Movie’s Scenes Look Like Straight Out of the Camera Versus In Theaters

Here’s an interesting look at the magic that goes into making movies look the way they do. The video above shows how scenes in one particular movie …

5 Ways to Speed Up Your Lightroom Workflow

Those of you, who use Lightroom, will know what a powerful and multi-faceted program it is. It is fair to say that along with its now discontinued …

10 Tips & Tricks for Better Portrait Photography

We love to look at stunning portraits. The subject may be our friend, family member, a model, or a perfect stranger. A well taken portrait tells us …

How to Retouch Wrinkles in Photoshop

There are many ways of removing wrinkles in Photoshop, and there are even third party plugins that do the job for you. However, the goal isn’t always</i> …

A Day in the Life of Portrait Photographer Sam ‘Portraitsbysam’

Have you ever wondered what a day in the life of a professional photographer is like? Wonder no more! Every week, we ask a top-notch 500px …

Framing

8 Steps to Arranging a Fashion Editorial Shoot

If you’re a fellow fashion photographer, you have probably been in that usual situation in which you have to arrange an editorial shoot all by …

Framing

Chart: The Daily Routines of Famous Creative People Throughout History

How does your daily schedule compare to the 24-hour routines of some of the most famous creative individuals throughout history? Podio created the …

Creativity

Transforming Ordinary Office Employees into Super Athletes Without Photoshop Trickery

They may look like fitness models, but they aren’t.<p>They’re everyday people — office workers, programmers and mothers who took the chance to try …

5 Common “Lightroom Lost my Photos!” Mistakes

1. Lightroom lost or deleted my photo!<p>Before you panic and think Lightroom lost or deleted your photo, ask yourself did you import the photo to your …

How Does National Geographic Choose Its Photos?

How do you land your photo on the cover of the <i>National Geographic</i>? And how does the magazine choose the few photos they publish out of the thousands …

2 Easy Ways to Capture Brilliant Starbursts in Your Photographs

Have you ever wondered how photographers are able to depict lights with a star effect along piers, boardwalks or a sunrise with trailing rays peering …

The Magic of Trading, or: How I Got a $2,100 Canon 85mm f/1.2L II for Just $145

I got a $2,100 Canon 85mm f/1.2L for $145 earlier this year. To be honest, it was more like $145 plus a couple trips to Starbucks, but it was still a …

Making Sense of Creative Commons: What Does a CC License Signify?

There has been a bit of a fuss recently over Flickr’s decision to start selling prints of it’s members photographs. There is a potential 50 million …

Does Psychoanalytic Therapy Really Work?

Over the years many people have questioned whether psychoanalysis really works. It has especially come under attack in recent years, as psychotherapy …

Psychotherapy for Paranoid Schizophrenia

Often psychotherapy is not considered to be effective with individuals dealing with schizophrenia spectrum disorders. But a cognitive-relational …