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How to Make the Best of Low Light Using Slow Shutter Speed: 6 Stunning Effects

Photographing in low light is often accomplished using a long shutter speed. To be able to use faster shutter speeds, you need lenses with wider …

Bridal Photos On a Burning Couch Make a Statement About Divorce Culture

It just started as a cool idea. New Zealand photographer Tom Hollow had a broken couch he needed to get rid of, and so he decided to burn it and take …

How to Use LAB Color in Photoshop to Add Punch to Your Images

Have you ever wished you could stretch out the color palette of your picture? Or that you could separate colors that looked too flat or close …

Understanding Composition & Why Not Doing So Is Undermining Your Work

Composition, as a term, stems from the latin for ‘put together.’ It can refer to the action, or strictly as a noun, and it doesn’t solely apply to …

How to Use Strip Softboxes for Dramatic Portraits

Strip softboxes are well known tools in the product photography world, particularly for placing highlights, but what about using them for dramatic …

3 Inexpensive DIY Projects for Photographers

Unless you’re into flying, skydiving, or thoroughbred racing, photography is probably one of your more expensive hobbies. If you’re looking for ways …

How Taking a Step Back Adds Story to Photography

We all have our strengths and weaknesses, as well as ways to deal with the latter. And it is only natural for us to sort of… drift towards our …

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The 'What' and the 'How' of great photography!

Joel Grimes on <i>What makes a great Photograph?</i><p>Photographers get sucked into the technical side too much.<p>click to tweet<p>This video by Joel Grimes ties in …

The 5 Elements You'll Find in Great Photographs

What makes a great photograph? Is it the subject? Is it composition and framing? Exposure? What about the location and setting? Certainly each one of …

Tutorial: How to Batch Process Your RAW Time-Lapse Photography

Time-lapse photography seems pretty straightforward, right? You just capture a stream of images over a designated time frame and put them together in …

6 Black and White Photography Tips for Monochrome Enthusiasts

Thanks to digital technology, monochrome photography is easier today than ever before. Check out these six black and white photography tips for …

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“I’m Addicted To Decay”: What It’s Like To Be A Ruin-Porn Photographer

Urban explorer Andre Govia talks to Co.Design about the risks and rewards behind the scenes of his latest book, Abandoned Planet.<p>Andre Govia describes himself as “addicted to decay.” The U.K.-based urban explorer’s book of photography, <i>Abandoned Planet</i>, is an extensive tribute to that addiction, …

Why a Photographer Needs a Blog And How to Create a Successful One (4 Practical Tips)

Blogging isn't anything new. It has been a big part of social media for quite some time, even though it is not really the same as social media. While …

3 Lightroom Tweaks to Get Your Landscape Photographs to Sing

Although originally developed as a image management tool, Adobe’s Lightroom has evolved into a powerful post production application. For many …

Tips for Using Shutter Speed Creatively

Shutter speed is one of those things that is initially a problem to be solved, but once you do that it becomes a tool that allows you to take better …

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An Intro to Line, Shape, and Form in Photography

There are many elements of composition that form the building blocks of photography: lines, shape, form, texture, pattern, and the rule of thirds, …

Want to Get Better at Photography Quickly? Take Advantage of These Black Friday Photography Course Deals

If you're looking to up skill your photography quickly and cheaply, then Black Friday is a great day to take advantage of. The deals from photography …

Create Perfect Portraits in Lightroom Using These 6 Classic Retouch Techniques

With portraiture, what you see is not always what you want to get. Even the very best portrait with the perfect model will often need some form of …

This Chair Folds Down To The Size Of A Beer Can

Three years later, the pair have come up with an alternative: A portable chair called SitPack that fits in a pocket and acts a little like a tripod …

Young Self-Taught Photographer Captures Wanderers Against Magnificent Landscapes

Self-taught Canadian photographer Elizabeth Gadd described her photography niche better, perhaps, than anybody else when she said, “I, uh… shoot …

Getting Ready for My 11/4 NYC Model Shoot: Six Days of Speedlite Tips - in one post