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Setting Copyright Information for the New Year

It’s a new year, and for photographers and bloggers that means it’s time to make a few updates! I have copyright information set on my blog, camera …

Part 2 | Using Levels To Add Color In Photoshop

In part 1 I covered the process of building the best panoramas with little distortion by finding the no parallax spot in your lens. In part 2 we add …

Tutorials

15 Beginner Tips for Winter and Snow Photography

Winter is a beautiful time of year and offers many opportunities for amateurs and pros alike to hone their skills and capture some great images. …

Landscape Photography

Layering for Simplicity in Photoshop

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Mark Morrow.<p>As an active photographer in my area, I tend to receive a lot of interest and curiosity as to …

5 Simple Tips For Taking More Natural Family Portraits

Have you ever had a family portrait session, and either ran out of ideas, or didn’t know how to make the portraits look more natural? Below are 5 …

Manipulating Natural Light in Wildlife Photography

Manipulating Natural Light in Wildlife Photography - Using side lighting, backlighting and silhouettes to add impact to your wildlife images

Photography

One Simple Tip for Great Family Portraits

Even if the only pictures you ever show are landscapes, or closeups, or flowers, or horses, someone is going to ask you to make a family picture. …

Extremely Essential Camera Skills by Rob and Lauren Lim

The fastest route to better quality photography isn’t buying a new and expensive camera with all the latest bells and whistles. It’s by mastering the …

How to Improve Your Cityscape Photographs

A dramatic cityscape is one of the powerful images we have in photography. It can convey a sense of wonder, power and beauty, often all three …

Eyes like a Shutter and Mind like a Lens – Stunning Street & Travel Photography by Joydeep Mukherjee

Earthiness of India is getting reflected in all these photographs. An unbelievable amount of passion from a photographer who believes in capturing …

Street Photography

How To Find Your Best Natural Light Source

You probably know by now that natural light from a window will create beautiful images. This free and readily available light source is my first …

Natural Light

Long Exposure Images Create a Melancholic Mood in Photo Series ‘Empty Space’

Photographer Vassilis Tangoulis came-up with a set of dramatic monochromatic images called <i>Empty Space</i>. The collection is a compilation of …

Your 2014 Photo Business Plan: Define Your Product & Services (Step #1)

<i>This is the first blog post from a new series to help you create a business plan in 2014 using our guide The 2014 Photo Business Plan Workbook.</i> …

Do you under or overexpose?

It’s a question I haven’t thought much about since the days when I shot JPG images only. Now that’s a long time ago. Back then if you lost the …

How to Use Slow Shutter Speed to Create Cool Effects in Your Photos

If there is one setting inside your camera that allows for photographing a wide range of amazing effects in your images, it has to be the shutter …

Street Photography Tips and Techniques

When you’re getting started the challenge is overcoming the fear of taking pictures of strangers. Since telephoto lenses are not normally used in …

Photographer steals pictures for his “portfolio,” then brags about it

Sadly, stealing other people's work is all too commonplace these days -- especially on the internet -- where it's easy to just grab something and …

Of Cameras: ‘Traditional Photography’ is Most Certainly Not Dead

<i>Hello photographer, the report of my death was an exaggeration.</i><p>Yours,<br>Camera<p>The latest ad from Apple about the usefulness of their iPads got me …

Your 2014 Photo Business Plan: Determine Your Audience & Addressable Market (Step #2)

<i>This is the second blog post from a new series to help you create a business plan in 2014 using our guide The 2014 Photo Business Plan Workbook.</i> …

Photoshop Layer Masks: Using Channels

Richard Harrington is the CEO of ThinkTAP and the Publisher of Photofocus.He is also the founder of RHED Pixel, a visual communications company based …

These Ideas on Perspective Will Improve Your Photography Composition

Perspective. It’s a concept that has somewhat variable significance depending on the context in which it is being discussed — literature, geometry, …