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The World’s First Autofocus Adapter for Leica M Lenses on Sony A7 System

10 Photo Theme Ideas For When You Have Photographer's Block

If you want to be a better photographer, the best thing you can do is take photos – lots of them, and as often as you can. There’s an endless supply …

24 Great Vintage Cameras You Can Still Buy

<i>Last Updated October, 2017: We’ve added additional info on film photography as well as two new cameras. Links and formatting have also been …

Video: How to Clean Your Camera Sensor to Remove Dust Spots

When particles of dust and debris get on your camera sensors, they can cause frustrating spots in your shots that ruin entire batches of photographs. …

Particles

6 Top Online Photography Portfolio Hosting Options

Your photography deserves a website that can showcase its creativity and beauty… without breaking the bank. Former TIME CEO and Curator Gallery owner …

Advanced Black & White Post Processing – Video Tutorial by John Batdorff

Pro-photographer John Batdorff is a respected black and white photographer based in Chicago. Join him for a dynamic session on improving your …

Video Tutorials

4 Ways To Train Your Mind For Better Photography

All your gear, including your camera, are tools you use to capture great images. That is a fact – nothing new about it. However, any of these tools …

Sebastião Salgado’s Advice For Young Photographers Today

Last weekend at Photo London I had the chance to attend a lecture with Sebastião Salgado. Leo Johnson interviewed the 71-year old photographer about …

How to Improve Your Photography By Going Back To Basics

Cameras and camera gear are becoming increasingly more complex in this digital era of photography. The more complex the equipment is, the more …

Lightning Quick Photo Edit: See a Landscape Photo Transformed in Just 5 Minutes

If you think editing a beautiful landscape image in Camera RAW and Photoshop ought to take 30 minutes or an hour or longer, landscape photographer …

Should I Get A Degree In Photography? | Ted Forbes

It’s the latter half of May, and what that signals for a tremendous number of people is graduation season. Who couldn’t love graduation season? From …

Photography

How Getting the Foreground Right Can Make Your Outdoor Photographs Pop

Photography is about representing a three dimensional scene in a two dimensional image. When we first start to use a camera, we tend to fixate on our …

I’m So Over The ‘Overly-Retouched’ Argument

Ah, “photography”, you loosely defined word that everyone seems to have their own definition of. It’s amazing how polarizing you can be, isn’t it?<p>And …

Ansel Adams

How To Protect Your Rights As a Photographer in the Modern World

In today’s society, it seems that no knowledge is more prudent for photographers to learn than the rights of themselves and their photographs. Here …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

44 Tips to Improve Your Photography

<i>In this article, New York-based photographer Todd Vorenkamp shares 44 helpful tips you can use to improve the quality of your photography.</i><p><b>1. Shoot</b> …

How to Protect Your Camera in Extreme Weather

If you love to photograph nature, you surely know how unpredictable, and often hostile the elements can be. While we may get a sniffle or a chill …

Cameras

5 Must Know Keyboard Shortcuts for Lightroom

Autofocus Microadjustment: Ensuring Consistently Sharp Images

Modern lenses are small miracles. They don’t defy the laws of physics, but they sure come close. Are you getting all you can out of your lens, though?<p>…

Demystifying Shutter Speed

One of the most crucial factors of making any photograph is the selection of the shutter speed. It is not always an easy task to decide what shutter …

10 Tips for Better Cityscape Photography

These 10 practical tips will help you take better cityscape photography, as well as inspiring you to explore faraway cultures.

The 25 Unknown Travel Photographers You Should Be Following Right Now

If you’re super into iPhone photography like we are, you’re most likely familiar with VSCO‘s app—a photo-editing tool whose filters have a cult-like …

APS-C Based Sensors: Myths and Benefits

In March 2014 I was in Dubai at the Gulf Photo Plus training event, running workshops on Landscape Photography, Street Photography, and …

Cameras

Lessons From a Leica Master, Street Photographer Eolo Perfido

He scared the you-know-what out of us with his recent Clownville series and has assisted some of the greats in the field – Steve McCurry, Elliott …

The Ground Beneath Our Feet: Two Views from Nepal - Photographs by Probal Rashid and Nirvair Singh | LensCulture

<i>In spite of all evidence that life is discontinuous, a valley of rifts, and that random chance plays a great part in our fates, we go on believing in the continuity of things, in causation and meaning. But we live on a broken mirror, and fresh cracks appear in its surface every day.</i><br>—Salman …

Nepal

A Photographic Journey with the Legendary Canon EF 1200mm Lens

Someone, somewhere, recently decided to bid a fond farewell to one of the most legendary telephoto lenses ever made, the Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6 L USM. …

A Look at What Top Cloud Storage Services Say About Your Photo Rights

In the age of digital photography, many of us turn to online cloud solutions to help us backup our precious moments. However, the question that many …

Cloud Computing

Let's Think a Little Deeper Before Photographing the Homeless

Photography isn’t just about photographing happy moments. Every photographer will need to work on unfortunate events at least once in their lifetime. …

Street Photography

Using a Sony A7II With Leica Glass | Can It Produce That Famous Leica Magic?

In 2004, American psychologist Barry Schwartz wrote a book called the <i>Paradox Of Choice</i>. Part of Schwartz’s thesis was based on what he called …

Sally Mann on Her New Memoir and the Fate of Art Photography in the Age of Selfies

<b>Sally Mann</b> has spent her career examining those things closest to her. Her subjects—captured in arrestingly candid, luminous black-and-white images—have included her own young children, facing down the slings and arrows of childhood in <i>Immediate Family</i> (1992); the beloved Shenandoah Valley …