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Video: Telling Stories In Your Portraits – Environmental Lighting Tips with Tony Gale

Light plays a huge role in creating the mood in your images, and with your subject in the right light, you can nail the shot. But with environmental …

The Manual Photographer’s Cheat Sheet: A Comprehensive Infographic for Beginners

As beneficial as the more automated style of photography can be at times, nothing quite compares to the control and connection you feel when shooting …

ColorChecker: How to Get Perfect Skin Colors With Every Camera

One of the best kept secrets within the fashion and beauty photography is the way to obtain absolutely perfect and flawless skin colors, brightness …

Did Clayton Kershaw Just Have the Best Summer in Baseball History?

Comparing the Los Angeles ace to the greatest seasons ever, including the Everest of Pitching: Pedro Martinez in 2000<p>The baseball season of 2014 has been a protracted goodbye parade for Derek Jeter, but it will be remembered as the year of Clayton Kershaw.<p>The Los Angeles Dodgers' ace started the …

How Many Studio Lights Do You Really Need?

When it comes to the quantity of lights that one needs, opinions are often heavily polarized and a hotly contested debate often rages. There are …

This Digital Conversion Kit Will Let You Pack a Sony A7 Full-Frame Sensor Inside a Leica M3

Ollie Baker, the 18-year-old tinkerer who made headlines when he turned an old Konica rangefinder into a digital camera using a Sony NEX-5 sensor, is …

25 Most Useful Photography Cheat Sheets – Part1

Here we have collected some very useful Photography Cheat Sheets. I am sure, these diagrams will be very useful for beginners and amateur …

Pics or It Didn't Happen: The New Crisis of Connected Cameras

From celebrity nudes to Ray Rice’s domestic abuse to the ISIS bombings, an unresolved debate looms behind some of our biggest ongoing news stories.<p>In days or weeks, when the United States again drops bombs on the Islamic State, it will commence its first war shaped and driven by networked …

7 Hard Truths About Life That People Don't Like to Admit

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>While people generally like to think they're in touch with reality, the truth is that many of us shield ourselves from certain unpleasant facts to make us happier and more productive.<p>Users on Quora recently discussed the question: "What is an …

Self-improvement

35 Magnum Photographers Give Their Advice to Aspiring Photographers

Hi<p>Bill Reeves, a passionate photographer who is fortunate enough to have Magnum photographers Eli Reed and Paolo Pellegrin as his mentors, told me …

Yale Project Makes 170,000 Depression-Era Photos Searchable with Interactive Database

Dorothea Lange’s iconic Migrant Mother, pictured above, is just one of the roughly 170,000 photographs taken between 1935 and 1945 for a project …

New Zeiss Loxia 50mm and 35mm Lenses Announced

A new line of manual-focus lenses, designated with the Loxia title, have been announced by Zeiss. The initial compact lenses to be released later …

Rich Hill and the American dream's shadow of poverty, drugs and shame

Andrew Jewell’s home is filled with buckets used to heat water on the stove. The furniture is sparse. The walls are bare. Yet if you ask Andrew if his family is poor, he would say no.<p>“The definition of poor is no roof, no lights, no water, no food. We have lights. We have water. We have a roof. We …

Clever Infographic for Brides Reveals All of the Little Known Costs of Being a Wedding Photographer

We’ve said this about a few other wedding photography resources, but this infographic is the kind of thing every bride and groom should be shown …

The Best Meditation Retreats in the U.S.

You don’t have to journey to an exotic ashram in India a la <i>Eat, Pray, Love</i> for an exclusive, life-changing meditation retreat. Whether you’re traveling solo, want to reconnect as a couple, or take an unforgettable trip with friends, some incredible resorts and getaways in the States are geared to …

5 Reasons Why Photography Businesses Fail (and How to Prevent Them)

Running a photography business into the ground is pretty easy to do with all the expensive equipment, travel, and studio space that many new …

Small Business

10 Critical Assumptions That Can Devastate Your Artistic Goals

Every single one of us holds assumptions. They are part of being human. We assume there won’t be too much traffic on the way home from work, or that …

Meditation for Strivers

During a trip to the United States in the nineteen-seventies, the Tibetan scholar, translator, and lifelong meditator Lobsang Lhalungpa found himself in San Francisco’s financial district. Struck by the hordes of rushing bodies, he stopped, turned to his guides, and said, “I don’t see any humans …

Paul Graham at the Winogrand Retrospective

Paul Graham discovered photography as an English college student in the nineteen-seventies, while studying microbiology at the University of Bristol. One afternoon, at the library, he came upon a bookshelf with American photography books by Walker Evans, Robert Frank, and Lee Friedlander. A couple …

Revisiting the Garry Winogrand Archive, Aperture Magazine Issue #210

Garry Winogrand, <i>New York</i> ca. 1960. © Estate of Garry Winogrand and courtesy Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco<p>Garry Winogrand, <i>Grand Central Terminal,</i> …