Lee Finn

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16 Photography Greats of the Past and Present Who Inspire Me

I often teach new photographers to study the greats, both past and present. Study and be influenced, but please don’t aim to copy them — I promise …

Street Photography

Chill With The Coolest Photography Links Of The Week

We have had another fantastic week in the world of photography, with posts and pictures from all corners of the internet representing the best work …

Photography 101: The best YouTube channels for learning about photography- Technology News, Firstpost

When I was starting out with photography, <b>YouTube</b> was only just becoming popular. It was a platform to share videos with friends more than a platform …

17 Enchanting Reasons Why Your Summer Travel Plans Should Include Seeing Germany

It's like stepping inside a storybook, you guys.<p><i>This post was translated from German.</i>

European Travel

6 Free E-Books on Photography Composition

Looking to improve your photography composition and don't know where to start? We have put together a list of some free e-books and guides on …

10 Hidden Lightroom Features That Can Change Your Editing Life

Sometimes we can use software for years without taking the time to dive deeper and unlock its full potential. Here’s a great 12-minute tutorial by …

Tutorials

What Should You Charge for Your Pro Photography?

Figuring out how much to charge clients is a struggle shared by many photographers, particularly if you’re trying live off the fruits of your craft. …

49 seriously good Canon DSLR tips, tricks, time savers and shortcuts

To help you get to the grips with your EOS camera and all the great technology therein, we’ve put together 49 essential Canon DSLR tips and tricks …

10 Tips for Shooting Waterfall Photos

Here’s a straightforward guide on how to get something more out of your waterfall shots. The idea to this guide came to me when I recently visited …

Inverting Your Photo in Photoshop for Natural Color Correction

There are plenty of ways you can color correct an image, but here’s a technique you might not have learned before. this technique from In this …

The A to Z of Photography: Aperture

Together with shutter speed and ISO, the aperture setting on your camera is one of the three fundamental elements of exposure. Not only that, but …

The Sunny F/16 Rule - Digital Photo Magazine

What’s the correct exposure on a normal sunny day? There’s a formula to answer that, don’t you know? The correct answer is a shutter speed of 1/ISO …

Here’s a Great Photography Video on How to Pose Swimsuit Models

You might think swimsuit photography is a piece of cake. Go to a beautiful location with beautiful models and take beautiful photos, right? Well, …

SLR Magic Introduces Anamorphot 1,33x Adapter for 16:9 Sensor Cameras

<b>SLR Magic introduces the SLR Magic Anamorphot 1,33x – 40 (Compact) adapter for indie</b> <b>filmmakers, as well as a new SLR Magic CINE 25mm F1.4 wide angle</b> …

Cinematography

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 …

Nail your focus every single time with this DIY lens calibration solution

Whenever I buy a new lens, I have to calibrate it and AF fine tune five different DSLRs. Two are my primary stills shooters, and three are for video. …

Retouching Interiors in Lightroom and Photoshop: A Crash Course

Here’s a typical quick interior photography assignment for a Swiss brand called VIU Eyewear. They contacted me to create three images for their …

How to Write Your Screenplay in 24 Hours - Advice from a Hollywood Screenwriter and Producer

Norman Mailer once said that “writer’s block is a failure of the ego.”<p>I’d rather say it’s a failure of motivation, preparation, and discipline—a …

Give Your Images a Cinematic Film Look with this “Color-Grading” Lightroom Tutorial (VIDEO)

In this easy-to-follow tutorial, Chris Stocker shows you how to give your images a cinematic film look by color-grading photographs in Lightroom. If …

10 beautiful illustrator portfolios and why they work

If you’re working as an illustrator, it’s not absolutely vital to have a bespoke portfolio website: services like Behance, DeviantArt and Cargo …

Graphic Design

How to quickly remove unwanted moving objects from your photos

There are places where it’s difficult to take a photo without people or cars in the frame. Sometimes, you can tell people to move so you can take a …

Tutorials

5 websites that will sharpen your storytelling

One of the many hats PR engineers wear is storyteller. Between juggling data, gathering insights and managing relationships, how can PR pros find …

Public Relations

Quick tips: Sharp landscape photography

<b>On your way out? Read on for our super quick tips on controlling your shots for pin-sharp landscape shots</b><p>Sharp focus is important in most …

20 Composition Techniques That Will Improve Your Photos

There are no unbreakable rules when it comes to how you should compose your photographs. After all, who likes rules except for your old school …

This beautiful, retro DIY keyboard packs an entire studio of gear

Even in this age of mass production, the greatest electronic musical instruments are one of a kind. Flights of fancy, these are creations made of …

Synthesizers

This Sculptor Will Deceive Your Eyes Into Believing His Ceramic Sculptures Are Wood

Christopher David White is a sculptor, but he’s also an illusionist of sorts. Take a look at his amazing creations to see what we mean. Then take a …

Sculpture

How to Practice ‘Visual Exercise’ and Become a Better Photographer

There is no shortage of technical photographic advice out there on the Internet—buy this camera, read this book, and memorize these rules of …

The ABCs of Writing Great Marketing Copy

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are just 3 simple principles to writing good copy. "Copy" in this instance means anything written by you or your company which is meant to attract customers to your business. The same 3 principles apply whether you are trying to …

Marketing

Make This Portable LED Light Panel and Take Better Pictures

Lighting is everything, so build this DIY light panel to give your photos a boost.<p>Don't let poor lighting ruin an otherwise great photo. A portable LED fill light can add the extra dash of illumination you need, and if you don't want to pony up for a new one, you can make your own. Check out the …

Why Natural Light Glamour Photography Is About Seeing the Shot, Not Setting It Up

If there is one comment I hear the absolute most at my studio lighting workshops, it's "Nino, I need to learn studio lighting. That stuff is hard. …