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Evasi0n7 1.0.6 Released: How to Jailbreak iOS 7.0.6 Untethered on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch

Evad3rs release evasi0n7 1.0.6 to jailbreak iOS 7.0.6 untethered in simple steps<p>Close on the heels of modified evasi0n7 v1.0.5 release by jailbreak …

Using Flashes to Create Light That Looks Natural

Back in college, I was taught there were two ways to light a subject with strobes or flashes. You can make the light part of the story of the image, …

Natural Light

Good Example of How the Angles You Use in Portrait Photography Matter a Lot

One problem (amongst many) in portrait photography is where to shoot from. Do you shoot at the subject’s eye level? Below? Above? Unfortunately, …

10 Photography Assignments to Stimulate Your Creativity

This article provides you with 10 photography self-assignments that you can use to get your own creative juices flowing. They’re designed to help you …

Photography

The Amazing Light Painting Photography of Darren Pearson

When it comes to great light painting photography, we’ve had cause to mention Darren Pearson on more than one occasion. His dinosaur light paintings …

First Impressions: Nikon 80-400mm f4.5-5.6 AF-S VR

Nikon’s new 80-400mm f4.5-5.6 AF-S VR lens is one heck of an optic. When I was first reaching for it, I expected to need to use more strength than I …

An Introduction to Buying Used Lenses

Let’s face it– photography is an expensive hobby and an even more expensive profession. Camera bodies, speedlights, reflectors, memory cards, …

How-To: Shoot Epic Landscape Photos Of the Night Sky

Comments<p>Growing up in New Jersey, photographer Ben Canales didn't have a lot of stars to look at. Now, however, he spends many nights out in the cold with his camera pointed towards the horizon, capturing the heavens and the land below them. He shared with us some crucial tips for getting amazing …

How to Create a Black Background Anywhere with this Photography Trick

Many portrait photographers dream of owning a studio with all the bells and whistles. However, some photographers who work on-location in …

Photography

How to Use Converging Lines to Enhance Your Photography

This is the last in our series of posts on working with lines in photography which we highly recommend you check out. When framing a landscape shot …

Thinking of Taking an Online Photography Course? Have You Thought of These Things First?

To say that the Web has an important impact on daily life would be an egregious understatement. The fact that we have such ease of access to the …

7 Beginner Tips For Sharper Photos

Scott Kelby, the author of many digital photography books says, <i>“If your photos aren’t sharp then the rest doesn’t matter.”</i> Key to any image is its …

How To Put Together a Beginner’s Light Painting Kit

If you’ve ever harbored interest in trying light painting, there’s no better time than now. Summer is here and the weather is perfect for you start …

How to Take Better Photos With Your EOS Camera

The marketing departments of the camera manufacturers would like you to believe that buying the latest versions of their digital cameras will make …

Cameras

5 Tips For Capturing Great Street Portraits

A Guest Post by Desmond Louw I just love street photography and with this comes street portraiture. It can be a bit daunting to go up to a stranger …

How To Shoot Landscapes Under a Full Moon

This article is about taking photos at night under a full moon or near a full moon. At night, the moon will act as a light source in exactly the same …

Landscape Photography

How To Take Professional Quality Portrait Photography

Portraiture can be one of the most satisfying forms of photography for an enthusiastic amateur. The tips below can be of use whether you are using a …

Photography

How to take sharp smartphone photos

With a few simple tips, sharp photos from your smartphone are within easy reach.<p>Struggling to get your smartphone photos looking sharp?<p>Here are a few …

5 Tips To Make Your Photos More Compelling

Do you want your photographs to be more eye catching, but don't know where to begin? For starters, you can try a few of these simple composition tips …

Top 15 Features of Your DSLR Camera That You Should Know

There’s a lot to learn when you first get a DSLR. The first things you need to know is how to get out of auto mode and start using your camera’s …

How to Shoot Day-to-Night Time-lapses Using Bulb Ramping

It goes without saying; a time-lapse can be difficult to shoot. A transitional time-lapse from day to night can be even more of a challenge and …

How to Create Dramatic Photography in an Unusual Location

Creating dramatic photography in an unusual location is a good exercise for photographers who are hoping to build their skills. In most cases, the …

5 Tips for Better Sunset Photography

Let’s wrap up our discussion of sunset photography with some tips that don’t warrant their own articles but are still valuable additions to your …

Landscape Photography

How to Capture Really Sharp Photos

One of the most frustrating experiences for a photographer is to get home from a photo trip with some great images only to find that some of the …

Landscape Photography

Tips for Flower Photography

You see them everywhere: flowers in full bloom. They are colorful and so easy to photograph. You can use them as art prints, backgrounds for images, …

Landscape Photography

How to Create Professional Time-Lapse Videos From Start to Finish

A high-quality time-lapse is a beautiful thing. From the aurora borealis over Norway to the thriving metropolis that is San Diego, we’ve featured …

Landscape Photography

How to Take Your Own Passport Photo

As passport application and renewal costs have risen in the past few years, one way to save a few bucks is to take your own passport photos at home.<p>With a digital camera, computer and a high-resolution photo printer, travelers can save the cost plus a trip to the drugstore and take these pictures …

Useful Photography Tip #55: Place a Flash Against a Large Wall to Imitate Window Light

Often when I shoot products for the website, I try to think of different and creative ways to light the scenes but also have a natural and lifestyle …