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Before and After Post-Processing of Travel and Fine Art Photography

Peter Stewart is an internationally published photographer that specialized in travel and fine art photography. To understand how to take awesome …

Adrift - Photographs and text by Magda Biernat | LensCulture

<i>Magda Biernat is one of the 50 best emerging photographers for 2015, as voted by the eight-member international jury for the LensCulture Emerging Talent Awards 2015. Here is her winning entry and artist’s statement. View her profile to learn more about her and to see more of her great work.</i><p>Adrift …

What is AUTOFOCUS? – A Beginner’s Guide

A seemingly standard option to any respectable camera, autofocus can make the difference between a well-taken shot and a missed opportunity. But what …

Cameras

8 Essentials for Nighttime Travel Photography

By College Tourist; Author: Veronica White, University of East Anglia<p><b>"It's dark out" is no excuse to put your camera away. Nighttime photo safaris are an exciting way to explore a destination whilst at the same time capturing some amazing photos.</b><p>Whenever I travel, I often take at least one night …

What Really Happens When You Filter a Picture in Instagram or Photoshop

Every day, millions of people use filters to stylize an Instagram post, or Gaussian blur to edit a photo. Have you ever wondered what's really going …

Tutorials

How To Improve Your Focusing Skills

<b>Nowadays, digital cameras have the ability to autofocus. That is all great but it is not as simple as it sounds. The autofocus in the cameras,</b> …

This startup uses photography to empower women around the world

Bonnie Chiu has used photography to express herself for as long as she can remember. But it was a chance encounter with a group of teenage girls in …

The Trick to Requesting Uber and Lyft at Any Airport

This one literally requires a trick of the needle. Ignore the fact there are often legitimate governmental regulations on why sometimes passengers can't be picked up at the airport.<p><i>This post originally appeared on</i> Map Happy<i>.</i><p>My mother and stepfather, for example, are always complaining that they …

Uber

The Fine Art of Focus in Travel Writing

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>I recently led an all-day in-the-field writing workshop in one of my favorite places on the planet, the hamlet of Point Reyes Station, population about 900, located an hour west of San Francisco, on the edge of the continent.<p>The purpose of the workshop was to replicate a day …

Travel Writing

Meet America's Completely Adorable Airport Therapy Dogs

Flying is far from a calming experience. Airports around the world are attempting to make the experience a little less stressful with the inclusion …

5 Common File Types in Photography and When You Should Use Each One

You’ve spent the last few hours working on the perfect photo shoot and everything went better than you could have possibly imagined. After importing …

This is the State of News Photography in 2015

What’s the current state of photojournalism, and where is the industry headed? That’s what a major survey recently attempted to answer, and the …

14 Practical Reasons Your Photos Are Not Quite As Good As You Want Them To Be

When you take out the camera to photograph, you almost always have certain expectations from the photo. You want the photo to capture how you saw or …

Landscape Photography

Basics of Photography

Trust me; there won’t be a test at the end of this article, but there are some basics of photography and terms that you should know if you are going …

Landscape Photography

Portrait Posing Tip: Forward and Down

When it comes to portraits, the slightest change in posing can dramatically change the feel and look of the overall image. It is normal for people to …

Top Chicago Architecture Photographers Reveal Favorite Buildings, Vantage Points

Chicago is the home of many landmark high-rises and grand park spaces, and the city's <b>architecture photographers</b> are perhaps the best folks to ask when seeking a spectacular vantage point of downtown. And much like the city's diversity in building design, Chicago's photographers have their own …

8 Essential Tips for More Interesting City Shots

Shooting in urban environments is both fun and challenging: you are presented with the opportunity to engage in a wide range of photographic styles — …

How to Capture a Photo of a Bubble Bursting

Set yourself a high-speed challenge: Capture a bursting bubble I have always loved the idea of photography as being a way of taking an instant out of …

Digital Photography