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10 Things You Need to Know About Masking in Photoshop

Masking is one of the most important techniques or skills to learn in Photoshop. In this tutorial, we will explain 10 things you need to know about …

Graphics

Interesting Photo of the Day: A Parliament of Burrowing Owls

Owls are equal parts creepy and cute. Photographer Mac Stone describes them as neurotic. I imagine getting close to them can be difficult because if …

Parkour Running Photography Lighting Techniques

Parkour is the art of moving from one place to another most efficiently. It has been widely popularized via YouTube videos and video games using the …

Creating the Photograph: Joe Giacomet's, "Ronald's Dirty Secret"

<i>Editor’s Note: Creating the Photograph is an original series where we interview photographers all about a photo that they shot how it was achieved.</i> …

Posing Guide for Photographing Women: 7 Poses to Get 21 Photos

Photography

Tumblr Blog Shares Ten Copyright-Free High-Res Images Every Ten Days

Unsplash is a new Tumblr creation by the folks over at ooompf that allows photographers to share a set of images for free (in exchange for exposure, …

Action Photography: The Tips You Should Use

Getting great photographs of the world in motion is a difficult task. More than any other kind of photography, action photography demands …

Reminder: We're Giving Away a Canon 5D Mk III or a Nikon D800 With BorrowLenses.com

Our contest that we’re hosting together with BorrowLenses.com is still running until the 21st of June (end of day). We’re giving away either a Canon …

Photographer ‘Shops His Baby Daughter Into Strange Situations

When Emil Nyström‘s daughter Signhild grows up, she’ll have a number of baby photos showing how adventurous she was as an infant. Since Signhild was …

Black and White Conversions: An Introduction to Luminosity

A Guest Post by Nick Rains. Warning – the following is quite advanced (even geeky) and I must assume the reader has a working knowledge of channels, …

Richard Mosse: The Impossible Image Is A Film Shot on Infrared 16mm Film

Richard Mosse has been getting loads of press lately since starting and working on his project in the Congo. He decided to use Kodak Aerochrome–which …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Man vs. Fish

Sometimes photographers just get lucky. They’re in the right place at the right time to capture a once-in-a-lifetime image. This is one of those …

Yellow Duck Version of ‘Tank Man’ Photo Goes Viral Despite Chinese Censorship

Yesterday was the 24th anniversary of the massacre in Tiananmen Square — an event that has been immortalized in history by AP photographer Jeff …

Think Tank's Mindshift Gear Site Goes Live; Products Available for Purchase

Earlier this year, Think Tank Photo announced their new company: MindShift Gear. And today, their website is live and the products are now available …

Do You Have a Photography Checklist? You Should. Here is a Quick Start

Modern DSLRs have so many features that it is sometimes difficult to keep track of all the settings. One of my biggest concerns is that a shot will …

Earthquake Turns Photographer’s Jupiter Photo Into a Light Painting

“Earthquake astrophotography light painting.” How’s that for a novel photography technique? It sounds strange, it’s an apt description of how …

485-Megapixel Image of Sir Paul Smith's Covent Garden Office

Sir Paul Smith is an English fashion designer renowned for his menswear. He is both commercially successful and highly respected within the fashion …

How to Blend Exposures to Enhance Your Composition

Exposure blending is a popular technique often used to create high dynamic range photography. This article is about using the same technique but for …

This Animation of Cameras Morphing Into One Another is Crazy Cool

We have no real words for this cool animation video that we found that loops over and over again except that it is pretty damned cool. It was created …

Forgo Filters and Frills with Camera Noir, an Über-Minimalist B&W App

The apps available for mobile photographers are seemingly endless, and the number filters and things within those apps are just as endless. Pacific …

The Colbert Report’s Take on the Chicago Sun-Times’ Photojournalist Layoffs

In a short segment titled “Photojournalists vs. iPhones” on <i>The Colbert Report</i> yesterday, Stephen Colbert weighed in on the Chicago Sun-Times’ …

Photography Success: What Does it Take to Make it as a Photographer?

The Internet is saturated with how-to photography tutorials. So often, emphasis is placed on technical details. Rarely do we hear more about the …

Canon 60D DSLR Hacked to Capture HDR Video in Real Time

HDR (high-dyanamic-range) video is no new concept. In fact, Magic Lantern has offered a way to shoot HDR footage utilizing Canon DSLRs since 2011. …

Introducing Snapsation: Connecting Photographers And Clients

Every once and a while a site comes along that makes the rest of us think, “Well duh, why didn’t I think of that!?” Snapsation is the brain child of …

20 Beautiful Engagement Photos

Engagement photos are taken to remember the memory of the engagement and to announce to others that the couple will soon be getting married. In these …

This Kickstarter is Meant to Fund the Creation of One Image

Most Kickstarters try to fund the creation of a series of images. But this latest project from Joe Giacomet is all for the creation of one image in …

Life in the Waves: A Short Film Shot Entirely With the Nikon D7100

Our buddy Chris Burkard that we interviewed the other day recently published a video shot entirely with the new Nikon D7100 DSLR. The video is all …

300-Megapixel Photographs Shot With Single Presses of the Shutter

Remember that 50-gigapixel camera being developed by Duke University scientists? Since we reported on the project last year, researchers have created …

What Landscape Photos Would Look Like if Earth Had a Ring Like Saturn’s

Last month we shared some photo illustrations by science artist Ron Miller that showed what the night sky would look like if other planets in our …

Muscle Car Photography Lighting Techniques

If you’ve ever tried to photograph a shiny object, you know how reflections can throw a wrench into your shoot. Likewise, if you’ve ever shot …