David Shute

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Understand the Different Types of Studio Lights and How They Work Together With This Great Video

When you're first starting out with artificial lighting, it can feel a bit like trying to speak French in Russian. In between the modifiers, the …

Composition tips: simplification and negative space

Composition is about a whole lot more than the 'rule of thirds' or the 'golden spiral.' If you really want to understand what makes a photograph …

Become a Better Visual Storyteller by Following These 10 Rules for Better Composition (VIDEO)

Most great photographers are also accomplished visual storytellers who understand how to draw viewers into their scene and direct their eyes to the …

Photography

The Relationship Between Shutter Speed & Flash Is Critical | Remember This Lighting Mantra

Aperture controls flash, shutter speed controls ambient…this is a good mantra to have when trying to understand and control flash.<p>Some photographers …

Shutter Speed

A Comprehensive Color Theory Guide for Photographers

We talk about composition a lot, but have you ever really dived into the subject of color theory and thought about how it applies to your …

Photography

4 Types of Light You Should Know as a Photographer

More often than not, composing an image can be much like solving a puzzle. Although many photographers are filled to the brim with creativity, their …

Get a Complete, College Level Education on Photography - For Free!

One of the most common questions that comes up when a noob is getting into Photography or is thinking about starting a photography business is, …

Photography

Simple shooting strategy for High Dynamic Range

I’ve been saying it for so long that it’s time to write about it! What I’m referring to is my often-given advice for capturing bracketed images. Many …

Plotagraphs – Trey Ratcliff

NEW NEWS July 2017!<p>Plotagraph Pro is now even more affordable. The team there have listened to your feedback and now you can subscribe to the …

Three Steps to Create a Telling Portrait of Someone

Creating a portrait of someone can be pretty simple, but creating a portrait of someone that tells us a little bit about them is more complicated. It …

Photography

10 Common Lightroom mistakes and how to avoid them

With great power comes great responsibility, and with an image catalog comes well, lesser responsibility, but a responsibility nonetheless. And we’ve …

How to check your photo’s colors before ordering print projects online

’Tis the season to print your photography, whether it’s a picture you’ll frame, a greeting card, or a calendar, book or other photo-related project …

Photography

Extremely Intimate Portraits of Polar Bears Swimming

Seattle-based photographer Paul Souders recently won the “Animals in Their Environment” category in the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition for his incredible image of a polar bear submerged in water. We were pleased to discover that the wildlife photographer had plenty more …

Wildlife

Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity at 100

This past week marked the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity. Einstein was only 26 years old when he came up with …

3 Uses for Lightroom's Radial Filter

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In pictures: the abandoned remains of Soviet technology

Once the symbols of Russia's Cold War military might, these relics now lie abandoned in the snow.<p>These pictures are part of <i>Restricted Areas</i>, a series …

How to Process a Landscape Photo in Lightroom

In this Lightroom workflow tutorial learn how to beautifully develop your landscape photos in less than 10 minutes. Learn to effectively use the tone …

4 Digital Blending Techniques in Photoshop

Digital blending is a set of techniques that allow you to combine different versions of the same image (or different images) into one. The final …

Tutorials

How to Properly Clean Your Lenses, Filters, Mirror and Sensor

If you're like me, the thought of touching, let alone fully cleaning your precious glass or even worse, your sensor, strikes fear into your heart. …

Cameras

The 50 best burger joints in America, ranked

Our friends at Foursquare dug through their troves of user data to compile the list. Because the site now allows users to save and favorite venues they love, Foursquare was able to track down which burgers diners are raving about most across America.<p>To create this list, Foursquare included the …

Video Share – Travel Photography Hacks and Gear Tips

In these two videos travel photographers Brendan van Son shares some of his hacks for travel photography gear – how to go lighter and spend less …

Photography

F-Stop Explained

Part of becoming a great photographer is understanding the science behind how photographs are captured in the first place. Dylan Bennett makes that …

10 Tips for Optimizing Your Photos with Lightroom: A Primer on Basic Techniques

If you’re just starting out in Adobe Lightroom and would like some guidance on how you can use the software to improve your photographs, here’s a …

Tutorials

Demystifying White Balance

White Balance (WB) is one of the most challenging camera settings for beginners to learn. White Balance can also be difficult to fix later when you …

Digital Photography

Magical Photos of Abandoned Homes Inhabited by Wild Animals

For <i>The House in the Woods</i>, photographer Kai Fagerström captured magical communities of wild animals living in abandoned cottages surrounding his …

Breathtaking Photos of Supercell Thunderstorms in the US

With the devastation wrought by hurricane Haiyan very recently in the Philippines, we have been bombarded by haunting pictures of the havoc that can …