Daniel González

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Here Are 5 Books Bill Gates Says You Should Be Reading This Summer

"Reading is my favorite way to indulge my curiosity."<p>It's no secret that Bill Gates love to read. In fact, he has rules to his reading habit that …

The Best Books on Writing, According to Novelists, Poets, and Writing Professors

<i>Welcome to</i> <i>Reading Lists</i><i>, comprehensive book guides from the Strategist designed to make you an expert (or at least a fascinating dinner-party</i> …

Essential Tips to Printing Amazing Photos

Photographer Adam Karnacz is a landscape photographer who loves seeing his work come to life on print. No really, listen to him! May we all be this …

London Institute of Photography Talks: A Series of Helpful Videos

Buckle up and virtually attend a few talks by Sam Hiscox, Ian Howorth, and Eliška Kyselková through the videos of London Institute of …

How to Create Your First Handheld Hyperlapse

This short video shows how easy it is to make your very first hyperlapse, requiring nothing more than a camera and Adobe After Effects. Of course, …

Watch a Photographer's Photoshop and Lightroom Portrait Editing Workflow

Post production has been a significant part of photography ever since the beginning of the medium. Back before digital, it was all about how you …

A Beginner's Look at Using Filters to Get the Exact Landscape Image You Want

If you're new to landscape photography, you may be wondering about filters and their best uses. This great video will give you a look at shooting a …

Beginner to Expert: The Ultimate 50 Street Photography Tips for You

My goal of this blog is to share my experience of learning Street Photography myself. Along this road, I wrote many long-form articles on certain …

The Ultimate Arizona & Utah Road Trip Guide: 15 Days Of Scenic Byways, Canyons, Hiking And Exploring

Arizona and Utah are amongst my favourite places on Earth. The stunning natural beauty speaks for itself. Jaw-dropping canyons, snaking rivers, rusty …

7 Essential Tips for Photographing the Milky Way

1. Finding Dark Skies<p>The first step to photographing the Milky Way is finding a location where the skies are dark enough in order to be able to get a …

How to Get the Bright Santorini Sunlight In The Studio

Here is a quick rundown of how photographer Jeff Carpenter artificially created the bright Santorini sunlight with a single strobe in the studio. …

How to Create a Film Look for Your Photos From Scratch in Lightroom

The film look is currently enjoying a resurgence, and with that have come many preset packs and the like. While some of those are great, practicing …

Enhance the Eyes of Your Subject in Seconds Using This Photoshop Technique

The character of your portraits is conveyed by many different elements, but a crucial one is the eyes of your subject. In this short tutorial, I’ll …

17 Tips for Shooting Great Portrait Photos on a Budget from Pro Denice Duff (VIDEO)

Denice Duff has unique credentials for capturing beautiful portrait photos. She’s not only an accomplished photographer and video director, but has …

Photography

Use these eight warm-up poses to kick off your next portrait session

Everybody handles their portrait sessions differently. Some just jump right into it while others take a little time to warm up. Typically, I’m of the …

Yoga

Do You Commit Any of These 8 Common Lightroom Mistakes?

There is no doubt that Adobe’s Lightroom and its now-defunct counterpart Aperture have revolutionized photographic post-production. Before the almost …

Tutorials

The Power of the Portrait

Any great portrait is about emotion. It is very easy to take a normal picture of someone's face, but to create an emotional portrait of someone, …

Photography

You Can Shoot Sensual Boudoir Photos at Home with Simple Gear & Natural Light: Here’s How (VIDEO)

There’s a lot of interest in boudoir photography these days, and a recent tutorial on the subject was our most popular story over the past several …

Photography

Painting Your Photos with Information

The often-overlooked Painter tool can be a real time saver when working with large groups of photos in Grid view of the Library module. I always find …

Thinking of Finally Learning Lightroom Mobile? Here’s My Best Tip…

OK, well now technically it’s called <i>“Lightroom CC”</i> in the <b>App Store,</b> so if you go searching for <i>Lightroom Mobile</i> there (it’s still free by the way), …

How To Prep a Lightroom Photo Book for Printing

Happy Friday, everybody! I’ve been getting this question a lot lately, so I thought I’d tackle it here on the blog:<i>“What do I need to do to prep a</i> …

Tutorials

Printing Your Photos: A Workflow Start to Finish

Are you starting to print your photography? Are you looking to sell prints for the fans of your work? This new video gives a great rundown of …

Photography

Going Back to the Basics and Learning to Recognize Good Light

These days there are a million things that you need to juggle simultaneously as a working photographer. You need to be managing your website, social …

Photography

17 Best Podcasts for Photographers

Whether you’re looking to stay up-to-date on the latest gear, need some inspiration, or want to build a better photo business, there’s a podcast on …

Entrepreneurship

Start Using Smart Previews to Speed Up Your Workflow

Being connected to your devices may not always be practical for editing, especially when traveling. Smart previews can help you edit on the go but …

Tutorials

YOU Can Shoot Pro Quality Portraits with Cheap Off-Camera Flash Gear: Here’s How (VIDEO)

If you shy away from shooting people pictures because you think low light portraiture requires a boatload of expensive lighting gear, think again. …

Savemoney

How to Optimize Your Post-Shoot Workflow

Photography is one venture that has an endless amount of opportunity and possibility. With these possibilities comes a tremendous potential for …

Intentional camera movement tips: how to create mountains from molehills

<b>Looking for creative ways to shoot landscapes? Chris Dale shows how intentional camera movement can transform even mundane scenes</b><p>My local …

The Story Behind the Iconic ‘Migrant Mother’ Photo that Defined the Great Depression

Throughout the 20th century, photojournalism shifted and shaped the way the public perceived the world around them. From 1930 through 1970, the field experienced a “golden age” due to technological advancements and an increasing interest in world affairs. One figure who helped to usher in this era …

Great Depression