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Apple Adds Advanced Editing Features to Photos App in macOS High Sierra

Alongside a bunch of hardware announcements—new iMacs, the iMac Pro, and a new iPad Pro—Apple also took some time at the WWDC to announce a new …

Portraits: Pro Lighting with Cheap Flashlights by Daveed Benito

The color gels used are simply cellophane that comes in rolls at your local craft store, usually meant for gift wrapping. The more you layer the …

How to Take Sharp Photos in Low Light

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.How to Take Sharp Photos in Low …

Shutter Speed

Become a Better Visual Storyteller by Following These 10 Rules for Better Composition (VIDEO)

Most great photographers are also accomplished visual storytellers who understand how to draw viewers into their scene and direct their eyes to the …

Photography Tutorials

You’ll Never Doubt the Importance of Portrait Lighting After Watching This Fascinating 2-Minute Video

It’s sort of obvious that without light there isn’t a whole lot we can do with our cameras. But the fascinating two-minute video below provides an …

Eric Kim Proves the Value (and Fallacy) of SEO for Photographers

In nearly every industry, the Web has enabled a cadre of Internet-famous individuals, who on the merits of their marketing prowess have gained …

Photographing the world’s true outsiders

Joshua Gordon is a photographer who excavates difference and outsiderness both intimately and intuitively, with a raw style that feels humane and all heart. The young Dubliner’s zealous curiosity and lust for life burst from the pages of his first book; a loose diary of the past five years …

Exif is a clever tool that stops people from stealing your photos

(No, not that EXIF)<p>Image piracy has always been a major problem on the web. But a smart new tool called Exif — no, not <i>that</i> EXIF, which stands for Exchangeable Image File and refers to the data that gets embedded into an image — aims to solve it by borrowing the sharing behavior popularized by video …

Harvard Has a Free Online 12-Module Digital Photo Course

Want to learn photography from Harvard? (Yes, that <i>Harvard</i>.) It turns out you can easily do so, even without being a student. The oldest institution …

Loupedeck Lets You Control Lightroom Post Production With Ease (video)

Photographers and graphic designers might be interested in a new piece of hardware which has been specifically created to help speed up the photo …

A Comprehensive Guide to Shooting Great Photos on the iPhone 7 Plus

<i>Maxwell Barna talks us through how to use the iPhone 7 Plus camera to its maximum potential.</i><p>When Tim Cook and the team at Apple announced the release …

Luminar takes the negatives out of photo editing

If Apple has made photography for the masses easy, then Macphun wants to knock down remaining barriers that might keep some from using software to bring creative style to those photos.<p>It’s latest Mac-based photo editing software, Luminar, is its first all-in-one app that will include a variety of …

55 Logo Templates

55 modern and minimalist logo templates for Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.Handcrafted with love and attention, this exceptional set of modern logo …

9 Simple DIY Hacks and Tricks for Photographers

DIY photography tricks… need we say more? Whether you’re stuck in a creative rut or just want to break out of your photography comfort zone a bit, …

How to Mask a Sky Behind Trees in Lightroom

In this video tutorial, I will show you how to use Lightroom's Adjustment Brush to adjust a sky even if it partially shines through trees.<b>Read the</b> …

5DayDeal Review: Becoming an Artist by Trey Ratcliff - farbspiel photography

Don’t we all want to become artists… or maybe become <i>better</i> artists? This takes more than knowing some clever post-processing techniques. It takes an …

Photographer Spent 18 Months Shooting This Spectacular Chicago Time Lapse Video

Josh Beavers is a photographer/cinematographer who captured this amazing time lapse while living in Chicago. It took him 16 months to shoot the …

25 Travel Photography Tips For Beginners

Downtown LA, 2012Dear friend,I love traveling. Traveling has helped me open my eyes and my perspective to the world. Traveling has helped me make …

Street Photography

Everything You Need to Know to Capture a Stunning Sunset & Enhance the Image in Lightroom (VIDEO)

Everyone loves photographing a beautiful sunset, but sometimes our results don’t quite convey the epic scene we attempted to capture. In this …

What to Look for When Buying Camera Gear

One of the most important purchases you’ll make as either a professional or amateur photographer is the gear that supports your picture-taking. With …

Cameras

Review: Nomad Horween Leather iPhone 7 Plus Case + Apple Watch Strap

Nomad is the maker of clever tech accessories for travelers like the Key and Carabiner charging cables, and the recent partnership with Chicago’s Horween Leather Company has disguised battery packs inside good-looking wallets. Nomad’s effort with Horween extends to their new iPhone 7 leather cases …

Home Photography Studio Setup - Tips for building a DIY Home Portrait Studio on a budget

Joe Edelman is going to walk you through his home photography studio and show you some cool tips for maximizing space in your home portrait</b> …

Alex Ragalie reimagines traditional forms of portraitur...

Romanian artist Alex Ragalie reinterprets works from the past, taking into account how today’s society has changed. His vibrant and brutally …

How to Unlock an iPhone 7 from AT&T

If you have bought an iPhone 7 Plus or iPhone 7 for AT&T, you’ll find the device does not come unlocked. Fortunately, if you paid in full for the …

Mobile Technology

Free tool 'OverSight' notifies you anytime someone attempts to access your webcam

FBI Director James Comey recently warned that we should all place tape over our webcams. ‘OverSight’ takes a different approach. Instead of requiring you cover your webcam, it’ll notify you anytime someone attempts to access it, or your computer’s microphone.<p>It continually monitors your system …

Animoto gives businesses an easy way to create social videos

Animoto is launching a new product for businesses that want to post their own marketing videos for Facebook and other social networks — but don’t necessarily have the team or the skills needed to create something slick.<p>The company already offers products that automatically assemble your photos and …

Cosplay looks even more awesome through iPhone 7 Plus Portrait mode

Behold technology and cosplay together.<p>One of the best parts of the yearly nerd-fest known as New York Comic Con is the amazing character and …

from dada to vogue: before erwin blumenfeld became the highest paid fashion photographer in the world

With an new exhibition exploring his early work, we take a look at the beginnings of a career that went from outlying surrealism to becoming American fashion royalty, creating the most covers for Vogue in the history of photography.<p>Although the career of Erwin Blumenfeld is well known - for a time, …