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How to Photograph Children Outdoors

Children are one of people's favourite subjects to photograph, but like any subject they present their own photographic challenges. Let's take a look …

30 Links to Beautiful Photography, Amazing Tutorials and Much More

This week's list of photography links is quite diverse, featuring a hand-selected group of tutorials, reviews, special features, great photography …

6 Life Lessons That Can Make You a Better Photographer

Photography can’t be all f-stops and shutter speeds; megapixels and frames per second shouldn't dominate your thought process each time you reach for …

30 of the Best Photography Links of the Week

This week has been terrific for those who love photography with many different artists and bloggers posting pieces that are noteworthy. This week's …

How I Used ‘Grandpa’s Photos’ to Honor My Grandfather’s Memory and Retrace His Steps

It’s a sad day when your Grandfather needs to go into a ‘nursing home.’ For years my Grandpa, Stephen Clarke, had always been the strongest, …

Good Enough to Succeed in Photography

It’s been a tough few years and people are frustrated with the state of the industry. Everywhere I turn, people seem to be saying that a photography …

Nikon Settles D600 Class Action Lawsuit by Offering D600 Owners Free D610s

At least one of the class action lawsuits against Nikon about the sensor spec issue found on some D600 cameras has been settled, and settled in the …

How to Freeze Motion and Capture Shots That Pop

Since I started teaching photography around 7 years ago, one thing that I've often noticed is many of my students face difficulty executing shots to …

5 Common Photography Questions from Beginners (and Their Answers)

There are quite a few common questions that any photographer gets asked regularly. As they're so common, we thought we would cover a few of them!<p><b>1)</b> …

Lightroom and Wildlife Photography: How to Create Magical Impact

The weekend approaches with plans of spending time immersed in Wildlife Photography followed by creating magic with your images in Lightroom. To …

Traveling Light: Putting Together a Photography Kit for Travel

Taking photographs on holiday or whilst traveling for any other reason is one of the things many of us look forward to. The problem is travel, and in …

7 Reasons Why Prime Lenses are Better Than Zoom Lenses to Improve Your Photography

Debates in the photography community are quite common, ranging from topics on photographic gear to brands and much more. One such never-ending debate …

7 Affordable Ways to Expand Your Photography Skills

The potential challenges associated with being a photographer are many; some of the obstacles one has to overcome are creative in nature, while …

3 Simple Ways to Make Sure You're Getting Good Exposures

I’ve always been one of those people that believes we should move away from using the term “correct exposure.” Not that it doesn’t have its place; …

Want to Create Great Images? Stop Waiting to Get Lucky

We all get lucky sometimes, it’s a part of life. And some people are certainly luckier than others it seems, but depending on luck to get you through …

5 Deadly Mistakes To Avoid When Shooting Portraits

Portrait photography is one of the most popular varieties of photography in part because it allows the photographer to be diverse, creative, and tell …

Photographer Unveils the Controversial Rituals of Urban Shamans in Lima, Peru

For his haunting series <i>Urban Shamans</i>, Italy-based photographer Andrea Frazzetta documents the lives and rituals of healers, or curanderos, in Lima, …

Travel photography, Fashion photography, Documentary photography, Editorial photography, and Portrait Photographers: Feature Shoot

In 1865, The <i>Photographic Journal</i> published a review of the work of Julia Margaret Cameron. It ended with the line, “We are sorry to have to speak …

Latin America

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A Sled Dog’s Summer

This past week, on the <i>New Yorker</i> photo department’s Instagram feed, the photographer Katie Orlinsky posted from interior Alaska, where she has been visiting sled-dog kennels. Orlinsky documented summer life at Wild and Free Mushing and other kennels, as new puppy litters and young dogs are trained …

Pets

Call for Submissions: The Inaugural Feature Shoot 2014 Emerging Photography Awards

<b>We Want to Launch the Careers of Three Emerging Photographers!</b><p>Feature Shoot is excited to announce the inaugural Feature Shoot 2014 Emerging …

DIY: How to Fix the Cracked Glass That Protects Your DSLR’s LCD Screen

It’s never a good day when you crack the glass screen that’s protecting the LCD screen on your DSLR. Even if you’re careful with your gear and travel …

5 Quick Camera Checks Before You Release The Shutter to Produce Amazing Shots Consistently

Experience has the ability to make us wiser with our actions and choices. As a photographer, I have made mistakes in the past because of which I …

Nikon offers free fix for D600's dust problem

<b>Nikon has issued a service advisory for its D600 SLR. It was plagued by dust and oil spots, as reported by a range of users across the world.</b><p>The D600 was released in 2012, kicking off a trend in the so-called "entry level" full-frame SLR space. While the camera met with mostly widespread acclaim …