Sharon Travis

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Ten Hacks for Your Camera in Less Than 100 Seconds

Photographers and cinematographers sometimes find themselves in the middle of a shoot wishing they had some piece of equipment to get that shot just …

This beginner's guide will have you shooting great landscapes in no time

Landscape photography means different things to different people. For some it’s about recording a memory of where they’ve been. For others it’s about …

New York Today: Where to Shoot Wedding Photos

<i>Good morning on this gorgeous Wednesday.</i><p>If you haven’t recently stumbled upon a wedding party or two in our parks or streets, we’d be surprised.<p>Wedding season is in full bloom.<p>From whimsical cobblestone streets to romantic gardens to gritty alleyways, New York offers a romantic backdrop for any …

Yes, You'll Need Those Crazy Glasses to Shoot the Upcoming Solar Eclipse

The first solar eclipse in almost a century will be visible across the entire United States on August 21 this year. That means if you’re looking to …

Take Better Landscape Photos With This One Simple Trick

If you're like me and you're a fan of landscape photography, you're always on the prowl for a way to improve your photos.On many occasions, the way …

The last crane: On parenting a dying child

By Jacqueline Dooley<p>When I was a new mother, I focused on firsts — the first smile, the first step, the first day of school — and all the countless, tiny triumphs in between that are the reward of motherhood.<p>Even so, those years were hard. Sleep deprivation and the relentlessness of caring for two …

1 Pro Photographer on the Anatomy of a Good Headshot

People always ask me what makes a good headshot. For me, it’s all in the eyes. The eyes tell the story, and Kenneth Dolin’s photos always show me who …

16 Products That Will Have Your Instagram Account Looking Fire

There's levels to this shit.<p><i>Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Thunderstruck: A Guide to Photographing Lightning Part II

I absolutely love post production as a photographer. For me, a job is 50% photography and 50% retouching. One compliments the other. I get just as …

How Do You Pick Your Best Photos Over the Duds? One Pro Explains His Culling Process (VIDEO)

Whether you photograph portraits in the studio or wildlife in the field, a daylong shoot usually results in the onerous task of culling through …

How to Shoot a City in Unimaginable Ways - Essential Tips for Epic Cityscapes!

Exploring Cityscape Photography<p>Cities are massive and full of power, energy and vibes that they are great to photograph! For a photographer, they're …

Studio Workflow to Organize and Back Up Your Media

With digital media, the quest for more is always on the horizon. From constantly shooting photos and videos with the resolution increasing as well, …

How to Shoot a High-End Cosmetics Photo with Cheap Speedlights

If we wrote it once, we’ve written it a thousand times: you don’t <i>need</i> expensive equipment to capture high-quality studio photography. As photographer …

How to Use Graduated + Radial Filters in Lightroom

Lightroom is a great tool for organizing and editing your images. Basic controls like exposure and white balance make changes to your entire image. …

This Video Explains All 27 Photoshop Blending Modes in Detail

There are 27 different blending modes in Photoshop, and unless you’re a real retouching junkie, chances are good you haven’t explored each and every …

This Is The Dark Truth Behind Every Travel Photo I Put Up On Social Media

Hello. My name is Supriyo. You know, I'm one of those guys who has been bit by the wanderlust bug. I am extremely passionate about travelling, be it …

Night Photography Camera Settings for Beginners

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.I have spent many nights over the …

Shutter Speed

This Animation is a Simple Lesson on Aperture in Photography

If you’re just starting out in photography (or know someone who is), here’s a simple 5-minute animation that provides a crash course on the subject …

Voices from the Last Days of Obamacare: A Reading List

<i>Repeal and replace</i>: Republican candidates used these three words throughout the election cycle almost as an incantation. There was no other option …

96% of people fail when they try to better themselves — here are 3 ways to make sure you don't

The data from those polls was pretty shocking — 96% of their personal development efforts completely failed.<p>There's a joke that goes, "I'm opening a gym called Resolutions. It will have exercise equipment in it for the first two weeks and then it turns into a bar for the remainder of the year."<p>It's …

Self-improvement

Ten Photoshop Tricks You Might Not Know

Photoshop is a sort of neverending story: just when you think you know all its features and tricks, you discover something new. This great video …

The Real Reason You Suck on Photo Sharing Sites: The Bots are Beating You

Photographers join photo-sharing sites for a variety of reasons. Sometimes it’s as simple as a need for recognition and the occasional …

The U.S. National Parks Will Have 10 Days of Free Admission in 2017

Here are the 137 national parks, monuments, and recreation areas that will waive entrance fees.<p>The U.S. National Park Service has announced the dates …

Save Yourself the Disappointment of Looking Elsewhere for a Photography Roundup

Just trying to save you time guys, that's all. We've got some fantastic photography links right here for you.<p>The world of photography is moving very …

'Firefall' at Yosemite Park thrills visitors | CNN Travel

Five Little-Known Photoshop “Moves”

Hi gang, and Happy Valentine’s Day! :)Today I’ve got a really quick little video for ya, and these aren’t “keyboard shortcuts,” these are “moves” …

Keyboard Shortcuts

The Top 20 Must-Do Adventures In California

Written by Anna Cohen, Contributor and Explorer for The Outbound Collective<p>When you think of California, the first things that come to mind might be movie stars, avocados, and tech. But if you love outdoor adventure, then California has so much more to offer. With the Sierra Nevada Mountains, …