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What National Geographic Photo Editors Actually Do

Have you ever wondered what the photo editors at <i>National Geographic</i> do? No, they don’t sit around and edit pictures in Photoshop. In this 6-minute …

Photography

This Is What It’s Really Like to Photograph the Olympics

Stories of hope, tragedy, and redemption–the Olympics has it all. From the “Nancy/Tonya affair” to the “Miracle on Ice,” moments from the Games are …

Winter Olympics

Steven Soderbergh’s New Movie was Shot on the iPhone: Here’s the Trailer

Director Steven Soderbergh’s latest movie is a psychological horror-thriller titled <i>Unsane</i>. This feature film has a big difference from his previous …

Construction

3 Must-Have Apps For Black-And-White Photography

Black-and-white photography shouldn't be used only for aesthetic reasons, but for utilitarian purposes. By keeping ourselves from the distractions …

Tutorials

Pictures of the Week 1.11.18

Japan

The ‘Secret’ Sliders for Getting Fast, Smooth Selections in Photoshop

Want to improve your selection game in Photoshop? Here’s an 8-minute video from PiXimperfect that points out some “secret” sliders in Adobe Photoshop …

How To Get Medium Format Colors With Full Frame

Over the last few months, I have been in contact with Phase One to test their latest medium format camera, the IQ3 100MP Trichromatic. The standard …

Street Photography Composition Lesson: Chunking

One of the ways our mind sees: we chunk together related pieces of information, and just see one piece. This helps simplify our vision:<p>New to …

Zurumbático

I must admit that I’ve been a bit obsessed about this photo project since the moment I first experienced it in Cortona, Italy, in the summer of 2017. This book takes visual storytelling to a new sophisticated level for me (much in the same way that Gregory Halpern’s masterpiece from 2016, ZZYZX, …

The Man Who Photographs Dogs Like People

London street photographer Alan Schaller looks for special dogs the way he looks for special people. It’s the “cheeky” ones, the “lonely” ones, the …

5 Street Photos to Look Out For While Commuting to Work

If your job is keeping you busy and away from dedicated street photography, you may still be able to exercise your creative muscles during your trip …

The 20 Most Expensive Photos Sold at Auction (As of 2017)

As one of the more “recent” art forms, photography’s popularity in the art market has grown and grown, with the highest amount paid for a photograph …

Taking a Black and White Photo in the Digital Age

<i>by Kent DuFault, a GuruShots Master</i><p>Come on! Admit it. Most of us have never touched a piece of photographic film. I guess that statement is mostly …

3 Ways to Take Better Images in Glary Conditions

Taking photographs in glary conditions is one of the most challenging situations that many photographers will face, but also one of the most common. …

The Winning Photos of Nat Geo Nature Photographer of the Year 2017

National Geographic has announced the winning photos of its prestigious 2017 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year contest. The grand …

I Took These Photos in My Dining Room

Product photography is something that I’ve always been interested in, but never saw myself making a career out of. However… when I do get to take …

I Shot 7 Photos of the Same Location in Different Seasons

Throughout the years, I noticed that I visit the same locations around my house many times to see how they look during different seasons and …

You Can Donate Your Old Camera Gear to Help At-Risk Children

Sony is partnering with the Photo Start foundation to encourage people to donate used (and new) working cameras, lenses, and accessories to help …

How to Turn House Lights Into Cheap DIY Light Modifiers

There is an almost endless supply of lighting modifiers available on the market right now, some are cheap and some of the better ones are certainly a …

The Pros And Cons Of Cheap Lenses Revealed

Photography is an expensive pastime and perhaps one of the biggest expenses beyond the camera itself are lenses. There are plenty of good reasons why …

15 Gifts For Photographers Under $50

Once you, or the photographer in your life, have your camera, whether it's a DSLR, mirrorless or even a smartphone, with the help of a few simple and …

Camping

Why You Should Be Photographing Your City At Blue Hour

Cities are incredible places to photograph. Even the dullest of cities will be chock full of life and locations. If we combine a bustling city with …

Landscape Photography

The Surface Beast: Microsoft’s Surface Book 2 is a MacBook Pro Killer

Over the last year I have been slowly migrating from Apple to Windows, and to be honest breaking out of the walled gardens that I lived within (some …

How To Boost Dynamic Range Using A Single RAW File

Sometimes we get so caught up in the beauty of the scene in front of us that we forget that we might be pushing the limits of our cameras a little …

Tutorials

Testing Sony’s New Pixel Shift Feature in the a7R III

The new Sony a7R III has a new function called Pixel Shift. This function basically increases the resolution of your images by 4 times. In short: the …

Tutorials

The Story of a Scammer on Facebook Who Conned Me (and Many Others)

Scams involving cameras are rampant these days. After almost losing a Nikon D850 to a scam on eBay, I recently also discovered a massive camera scam …

5 Clever Noise Reduction Techniques in Photoshop

Applying noise reduction to your images can be a real science. Any tool you use is faced with the almost impossible task of getting rid of the noise …

Tutorials

Understanding Your Camera's Internal Light Meter and Metering Modes

Understanding the internal light meter of my camera is one of the best skills I've ever learned. It helps me to shoot in fully manual mode, so that I …

Bite Size Tips: 3 Composition Rules Many Photographers Don’t Know

Composition is a way to guide the viewer through the photograph to the subject of interest. There are no composition “rules” in photography but …

America: Relax, Everything Is Fine!

At times, furtive silhouettes stamp the red velvet curtain. In the middle of whispers, a more distinct phrase returns like a mantra: “Relax, everything is fine. Relax, everything is fine!”<p>I’m in the front row. On the chair on my right, dusty and empty like the other hundred, lies the program of the …