Mike Hayes

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Instagram Secrets from a Pro Sports Photographer

Photos by Michael Zagaris and Brad Mangin<p>I am constantly preaching the power of photographing your niche, and here’s one more example of just how …

5 Important Components of a Powerful Image

An award winning travel photographer names his 5 most important factors that contribute to powerful images.

Google’s Chromecast Is A Brilliant Inversion Of The Streaming TV Market

Instead of giving your TV a smartphone app interface, Google’s $35 gadget turns your smartphone, tablet, or computer into a remote control.<p>Google’s latest attempt to muscle into your television set, Chromecast, is only two inches long but it turns your streaming television experience inside …

Smart TV

Engagement Photos in the Style of Parody Movie Posters

When planning their engagement photographs, photographer Joshua Watson and his then-fiancee Rachel wanted to announce their engagement and invite …

Photography Basics: Qualities of Natural Light

We all know that we need light to take pictures. If you’re planning to take pictures outdoors during the daytime, you might believe that light is the …

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

Textures Made Simple

One of the most intimidating editing for some photographers is integrating textures. Textures can transform the mood and overall effect of an image. …

Using Complementary Colors to Make Your Photos Pop

Opposites attract. That’s what they say. Typically this saying refers to people. The quiet shy girl likes the talkative outgoing boy, the short man …

Color Wheel

KaleidoCamera brings Lytro-like refocusing to your SLR

<b>Light-field technology has grown in popularity since the arrival of the Lytro camera, which allows photographers to refocus images after they have</b> …

How to Make an Infrared Camera

We’ve published a few pieces on infrared photography before, and we’ve mentioned how it’s possible to modify a cheap or junk camera to be sensitive …

Portraits Created from Pictures of Space Taken by the Hubble Telescope

Spanish visual artist Sergio Albiac is offering the world a chance to meld with the universe in an innovative project that combines portraiture with …

Do You Make These 5 Classic Mistakes in Macro Photography?

Delving into macro photography opens up a fascinating, sometimes strange, new world. The ultra-close up views of flowers, plants, insects, and even …

Lightroom 4&5 Preset Bundle

Professional photographer James Brandon spent the last few years developing 80 Lightroom presets that are included in this wide-ranging bundle …

Canon Rumored to Be Field Testing a 75-Megapixel Pro DSLR

Things are abuzz again in the grapevine with a new Canon DSLR purportedly in the works. Rumor has it that Canon is currently field testing a camera …