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The Cinematic Look – How To Make Your Photographs Look Like Films

I recently noticed that a handful of photographers were producing images that had a look as if they were stills captured from films. A couple of the …

30 Amazing Photography Links That Will Get You Inspired

This week's list of hand selected photography destinations represent the best links to tutorials, special features, great photography and interesting …

Gregory Heisler’s Valuable Career Advice

Gregory Heisler is an award-winning photographer whose work has been featured in numerous noteworthy publications including: The New York Times …

Photography

The What, Where, Why, and How Guide to Polarizing Filters

One of the many reasons people become attracted to photography is the capability of capturing the world around us in wondrous ways. While choosing …

12 Essential Photoshop Skills Every Photographer Should Know (With Video)

<i>“…If you’re saying in your head, ‘Oh, I’ll just fix that later in Photoshop,” stop what you’re doing and slap yourself as hard as you can.” –Zack</i> …

Tutorials

Infographic Reveals the 30 Most Influential Photographers Across the Web

More so than just about any other form of content, the Internet lives and breathes images. So it’s only natural photographers — and photography as a …

The Best Free Online Photography Courses and Tutorials

Given my interest in lifelong learning and skill-development, I often ask people which new skills they’re looking to learn. The most common response? …

3 Composition Rules You Have Probably Never Heard of Before

Composition is one of the most important skill areas of photography. Of course, some may argue that it is the camera, while others would say it is …

Blue Iceland by Andy Lee

Here is an amazing series of photographs created by Andy Lee. These photos were taken in Iceland with infrared option realize even more powerful and …

Comparing 6 Cameras: Imagine Quality Showdown – DSLR vs. Mirrorless vs. iPhone

The iPhone and iPad, oh how we love them! We use them for business, to surf the net, read books, play games, watch movies, and all too often, we use …

Google Unveils New and Improved Analog Efex Pro II, a Step Forward Into the Past

Today, Google has officially announced Analog Efex Pro II, the latest update to its Nik Collection line-up. Striving to “pay homage to the classical, …

Creating Worlds: A Collection of "Little Planet" Images and Tutorials

It’s not uncommon for creative individuals to push limits and find new ways of doing things. A new way of doing something doesn't necessarily have to …

Beautiful Black & White Bentley Short Doc Shot Entirely on the iPhone 5s

We’ve been told again and again that gear only matters far down the road, like last step down the road, once all of your skill and creativity has …

How to Change Color in Photoshop of Any Object // Also Replace & Match As Well

When changing the color of an object in Photoshop there are ways to change the base color and the highlight color, we go over each of those methods …

Tutorials

Photoshop Essentials: What is an Adjustment Layer and How to Use Them to Edit Your Images

Many of us who use products like Lightroom and Aperture will be familiar with the term non-destructive editing. In these programs, the editing …

10 Habits of Highly Creative People

While creativity will mean different things to different people, I believe there are certain traits that are shared by highly creative people and …

Interactive Web App Makes Sure You Never Forget a Photoshop or Lightroom Shortcut

When it comes to getting the most out your post-processing applications, you really want to know your shortcuts. The problem is, there’s so many …

10 Important Tips for Making the Most of Adobe Lightroom

For many photographers, Adobe Lightroom has become their preferred photo-editing application. Designed specifically to serve the needs of …

35 Cityscape Images to Take Your Breath Away

Recently I’ve done a lot of natural world images including landscapes, bugs, waterfalls, flowers and even pets. So it’s time for something different …

5 Reasons Your Photography Isn't Improving

The evolution of a photographer is rarely a linear one. We get better, we get worse, we think we’re improving but we’re not, and then with some luck …

Self-improvement

15 Easy Ways to Improve Your Photo Skills Without Buying New Gear

New cameras, lenses and accessories open up the possibility of fresh adventures in photography. In reality though, most of us have to make do with …

24 Of The Best Places To Photograph Worldwide

Every travel photographer has his or her bucket list of locations they lust after – the ones they dream of photographing one day. For some, the list …

New Guide: Building Your Outdoor & Adventure Photography Business

Calling all thrill seekers! We’ve partnered up with the folks at G Adventures for our latest guide, Building Your Outdoor & Adventure Photography …

How to Emphasize Your Main Subject in Photography

In most cases, a photograph comes to life when it contains one main point of interest. A landscape, for example, may contain a single tree, …

Landscape Photography

10 Tips for Photographing the Natural World

From the tiniest mushroom to the gigantic mountains, nature encompasses everything. Trees, rivers, mountains, leaves, flowers, fruits, soil – …

7 Cheap and Easy Photography Hacks You Can Do Right Now

Created by photography magazine COOPH, this handy little video follows photographer Leo Rosas showing off 7 little photography hacks to help create …