Mike Smith

29 Flips | 1 Magazine | 3 Likes | @MikeSmith12nj | Keep up with Mike Smith on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Mike Smith”

World's top 10 travel influencers, according to Forbes

<b>(CNN) —</b> Already seething with envy over travel bloggers who make a career out of being on permanent vacation? Best look away now.<p>These social-media savvy sightseers are now clocking up so much online clout along with their air miles that annual Rich List compiler Forbes is taking notice.<p>It's …

30 Composition Styles for Taking Good Pictures

Ever since I decided to start learning photography, I’ve been looking for a good catalog of composition ideas. Once you figure out the mechanics of …

Creative Nightscape and Astrophotography by Jaxson Pohlman

<b>Jaxson Pohlman</b> is a talented self-taught photographer and artist from Wichita, Kansas who currently lives and works in Chicago, Illinois. Spending …

Seven Essential Gadgets For A Travel Photography Road Trip

Travel photography can be a real pain if you’re not prepared and organized.<p>Besides your essential camera gear, there are a few thing you might want …

The Magic of Twilight – Part I

Blending with Light – 50% OFF<p>Create stunning natural looking HDR images in just few minutes!!<p>For Limited Time Only<p>5Days0Hours2Minutes35Seconds<p>Find …

Landscape Photography

Beautiful Landscapes of Australia and New Zealand by Dylan Gehlken

<b>Dylan Gehlken</b> is a talented photographer and traveler currently based in Adelaide, SA, Australia. Dylan focuses on landscaping, he shoots amazing …

Photography Marketing 101

Dear friend, I think I am the best photography marketer alive. I wanna share my secrets with you. Download Photography Marketing 101 PDF Photography …

Pro Tip: Don’t Pose Your Models, Direct Them

Commercial photographer Derek Heisler has some key advice for the novice portrait photographers in the audience: don’t pose your models. This might …

Photography

Portrait Pro Peter Hurley Explains Why the Jawline Is the Key to More Flattering People Pictures (VIDEO)

Ask 100 portrait photographers to name the most important facial feature of their subjects, and 95 will likely say the eyes. But according to New …

Photography

How To Look Good In Photos - Eight Top Tips To Put Your Best Foot Forward For The Camera

We've all had photos we'd rather burn than show anyone and we've all had ones where we look great. Chances are you don't know how to recreate the …

Why I’m Returning My Sigma 135mm f/1.8 Art Lens

When the Sigma 135mm f/1.8 was announced, I was very excited and eager to get my hands on it. Although I haven’t had much success with adapting …

Top 5 Free Video Editing Apps for iPhone

It could be a video you’re working on professionally, or a video for a social media post that you want to spruce up; but if you need to edit a video simply and quickly while you're on the go and prefer not to use the Apple iMovie app or Clips app, these are the best five third-party video editing …

How to Shoot 360 Video Actually Make Money with Josh Gibson

How to Shoot 360 Video & Actually Make Money with Josh Gibson<p>This week on the show we have <b>Josh Gibson</b> from <b>360</b> <b>Video Academy</b>. I know just enough about …

Videography

Here Are 10 Clever Photo Tricks You Can Do at Home (VIDEO)

Videos about photo tricks and camera hacks are some of our most popular posts so here’s another good one from the folks at COOPH. In the below video, …

Photography

10 Places to Find Free Music for Videos - Small Business Trends

Music is an essential element of any video. The right kind of music helps make a video more powerful, emotive and effective. The internet is home to …

Royalty-Free Music

Sony a9: more speed, less dynamic range

The Sony a9 is a powerhouse of technology, particularly when it comes to speed and autofocus. But does its image quality stack up? We've taken an …

10 Photography Tricks To Do At Home

COOPH presents 10 simple photography tips and tricks that you can do with everyday objects from home.<p>It’s cheap, fun and easy to do… so grab a …

Photography Tips

Posing Tips | The Three-Point Checklist

It’s amazing what a huge impact small details can have on how a photograph is read. When shooting candids, you can capture natural body language that …

3 Great Ways to Create Black and White Photos in Lightroom

In this Lightroom tutorial, Nathaniel Dodson will convert a simple landscape photo to black and white and use the scrubby finger and sliders in the …

Land Lines: How to Use Lines in Nature to Draw the Viewer Into Your Landscape Photos

From my perch on a rock outcrop above the Arctic River, I could make out every detail of the valley. The autumn tundra was a mosaic of red, orange, …

Landscape Photography

Travel Photographer of the Year: From volcanoes to flamenco

Get To Know Urban Exploration Photography: A Guide To Shooting Abandoned and Off-Limits Territory

Get acquainted with Urbex photography as we chat with the Nikon-endorsed photographer who has travelled the globe to visit the best abandoned spots …

How photographing background plates can help you in your work

Do you have the habit of photographing plates? This doesn’t refer to food photography, but to the backgrounds you capture to give you more options …

Photography

7 Principles Elon Musk Can Teach You About Photography

Elon Musk is my hero, and has taught me far more about photography and life than any other photographer who lived. I often get the biggest …

A Photographer’s Guide to SEO, Blogging, and Social Media

If it weren’t for my blog I wouldn’t be anybody. I have my blog and the street photography community to thank for my “success” in life.<p>I’m lucky to …

How to Brand Yourself as a Photographer

LA, 2016There is a sea of photographers out there. How do you distinguish yourself from the mass of other photographers?“Personal branding”Berkeley, …

How I Earn $200,000+ a Year From Photography

Kind of a crazy thing– I think you can stay true to your roots, values, and ethics– and also get rich: I wanna tell you the secrets of how I earn …