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Take Great Wildlife Photographs by NOT Making These Image-Killing Mistakes (VIDEO)

We often turn to Chelsea and Tony Northrup for great tips on things you can do to improve your photography. The video below takes the opposite …

Are Your Photos Getting the “Blurts”?

One of the ultimate compliments for a photo is when it makes someone just blurt out a one syllable word or sound. “Wow”, “ooh”, “awww”, “damn”, …

Costly Landscape Photography Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.Regardless of how seasoned we may …

Landscape Photography

Eric Kim Free Photography Ebooks

If you’re new, start here:<p>The Photography Manual<br>• The Art of Street Photography<br>• 100 Lessons From the Masters of Street Photography<p>Free EBooks<p>The Art of …

Photographer captures portraits of people in water droplets to emphasize importance of clean water

Water droplets can be a great photographic subject. Sometimes, it feels like you can see a whole new universe inside of them. Serbian photographer …

Nature Photographer Thomas Heaton Reveals His Secrets for Shooting Spectacular Seascapes (VIDEO)

British nature photographer Thomas Heaton says his images “are all about telling a story,” and in the video below he shares some great tips and …

Long Exposure Photography Tips You Don't Want to Miss

One look at a long exposure landscape photo like the one above, and I'm sure you're salivating at the thought of creating something so beautiful.I …

Landscape Photography

Highlights of Route 66 Kansas – In Photos

In what might be the longest running series of posts on this site, today I’m continuing my Route 66 Photo Story with Kansas – the sixth state on the …

RVs

The New Guide To Learning Photography – The Old One Was Backwards

Familiarize yourself with your camera, learn the exposure triangle, learn composition rules, and then learn everything else (visual story telling, …

Storytelling

Is street photography killing itself?

Is the most egalitarian form of photography, ‘street photography’, being destroyed by its own popularity? Is such a thing even possible? I won’t …

Believe It Or Not: The 3 Deadly Photography Sins

A drunk guy in a bar in Amsterdam said the following to me after I told him I work as a fine-art photographer: “So man, you love that photo stuff, …

What's a Focal Plane and Why Should I Care?

Featured Products<p>Spot on Exposure Bundle<p>$134.00$99.00 Sale!<p>Add to cart Show Details<p>In Sharp Focus Bundle<p>$135.00$99.00 Sale!<p>Add to cart Show …

Superb Yet Practical Tips for Photographing Street Markets

One of the things I look forward to most when traveling to foreign countries is capturing the culture!<p>I see this as a highlight of being somewhere …

Landscape Photography

How to Use an Ancient Photo Trick to Create Surreal Digital Photos

I recently rediscovered an old photography technique that allows you to add surreal color to photos that show movement in the frame. The technique …

Yotam Ottolenghi’s Taiwanese recipes

Iwould love to feast the night away at one of Taipei’s many food markets. Freshly made dumplings, bowls of hot noodles, fried chicken, sticky rice, Chinese tea eggs, oyster omelette, fermented tofu, mochi balls… I’d be the one arriving very early and leaving very late. But I recently experienced …

Food & Dining

How to reduce noise in your photos with no 3rd party plugins in Lightroom and Camera Raw

There’s plenty of great applications and plugins out there that will help you reduce noise in your images. Some are standalone apps while others are …

A history of American anti-immigrant bias, starting with Benjamin Franklin’s hatred of the Germans

In the 1750s, the United States of America was not yet a country, but its trouble with immigrants already had begun.<p>People of non-WASP (white Anglo-Saxon Protestant) descent were crossing the ocean to start new lives in the new world, and earlier Colonial settlers were none too happy about it. …

Immigration

How to add glow to sparks in Photoshop

Ever done a shoot, and what you saw with your eye didn’t seem to translate to the camera? It happens a lot!<p>You see a majestic landscape, you take a …

Tutorials

Photographing Elegant Still Life Images

by Olympus Trailblazer Peter Baumgarten<p>Taken by Olympus Trailblazer Peter Baumgarten with an<br>OMD E-M5 Mark II, m.Zuiko 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO, ISO200, f/8, …

Landscape Photography

20 Photography Magazines You Should Definitely Follow on Instagram

It’s 2017, and Instagram is now 600 million users strong; that’s a lot of new images/videos and stories each day. An effervescent but non curated …

Simple Wonton Soup Recipe (Pork Shrimp Wonton Recipe)

How to Make Wonton Soup<p>I’m so excited to share with you this recipe on how to make wonton soup. This simple wonton soup recipe with pork and shrimp …

Salt and Pepper Shrimp

<i>These salt and pepper shrimp are crazy easy to make. They’re simply tossed in freshly ground mixed peppercorns and sea salt and seared in a wok or</i> …

Seafood

Easy Appetizers: Bacon Wrapped, Cajun, Stuffed Jalapeño Peppers | shopswell

These bacon wrapped, jalapeño appetizers are crazy delicious. I usually make a double batch because they don't last long. Perfect for parties (or …

Cooking

3 Simple Steps to Taking a Great Photo

Photography is a presentation medium. At its most basic, a photograph is simply a means to communicate an idea to an audience. Sometimes the idea is …

A Simple Green Juice Recipe

Green juice, made by extracting the juice from fresh green vegetables like kale, spinach, cucumber, and celery, has become popular as a way to get …

Food

Open Source And low Cost Photo Editing Software

What better way to celebrate world photo day and the invention of photography than with a post on alternative photo editing software? Total …

Tutorials

Photoshop in 60 Seconds: How to Smooth Skin

What You'll Be CreatingWelcome to our Adobe Photoshop in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn a Photoshop skill, feature, or technique in just a …

Tutorials

The secret history of Salvador Dalí’s Disney film

It’s difficult to picture what a Salvador Dalí and Walt Disney collaboration would have looked like. Yet the two artists did collaborate, and the outcome – a short film called <i>Destino</i> released in 2003 – is beautifully weird.<p>Before their fateful meeting, Disney dabbled in WTF. There’s an entire …

Animation

Lightroom Basics: How to Edit a Milky Way Photo

This short Lightroom tutorial will show you how to turn a simple RAW photo of the Milky Way into the kind of bright, vibrant Milky Way shot you’re …