Patience Jurgens

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Close-Up and Macro Photography Tips

If there’s one thing I like about macro and close-up photography, it’s that no matter where you are right this moment, there is a fascinating subject …

Digital Cameras

How ‘Real’ Do We Want Women’s Bodies?

They seem rousing and feminist, but do advertisements like Lane Bryant’s ‘I’m No Angel’ campaign merely trade on body insecurity to sell bras and …

Lighting 101: Understanding Modifiers

You are watching a free tutorial from Lighting 101.<br>To view the entire course, upgrade to Premium or purchase it in the SLR Lounge Store.<p>X<p>In the world …

Fashion Photography

What the crop? Part 1: Visual tension

Posted By Pete Collins on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 in Develop, Lightroom Tips | 17 comments<p>Cropping is a big part of editing… of course you are …

Tutorials

The Hard Truth Why No One Will Hire You As A Photographer

Let's face it; the industry is changing. Art directors and potential clients are not looking to simply hire a photographer anymore. They do not care …

Photography

The Lensbaby Velvet 56 promises dreamy portraits and velvety close-ups

• Camera reviews<br>• Best DSLR<br>• Best mirrorless CSC<p>Lensbaby is best known for its wacky tilting lenses, which give you complete control over the camera's …

Cameras

A Hands-On Review of the Canon 5DS by Peter Hurley for Portraiture

There are only a couple of Canon 5DS cameras floating around in the US for reviewers to play around with prior to the DSLR arriving on store shelves …

Cameras

How New Photographers Can Find Their Way

Every photographer starts out brand new–fresh from the egg and just opening their eyes and not knowing a whole lot. And every photographer needs to …

How Creating an Outdoor Studio Can Make You a Better Photographer

I, like many photographers out there, don't have a studio, or don't have the money to rent out studio space every time I want to do a shoot. While …

Calvin Klein

Top 15 Photoshop Tools Every Photographer Should Know

Photoshop is a magnificent tool that can help you save time and money by editing images in an efficient manner. Unfortunately, the learning curve for …

Jamaican Photographer Captures the Beauty and Innocence of Childhood

Adrian McDonald is a wedding photographer by trade who is used to capturing important moments in a couple's life. Recently, however, he's gotten new-found fame for his beautifully innocent photos of his neighborhood children. While in one photo a young boy looks completely caught in the moment …

Photography

The Real Meanings of Common Photographic Words and Expressions: Part II

Well now, it seems my little guide to common photographic expressions hit a chord with a few people. It’s great that people appreciated it and I …

New South Wales

Underwater Portraits of Babies in a Swimming Pool

“Underwater Babies” is a new photo series by photographer Seth Casteel. It’s a collection of adorable portraits showing babies exploring the …

Photography

Quick Guide to Using Image Sharpening Software

Sharpening images can be a great tool for drawing viewer focus and emphasizing texture. It’s also something that pretty much all photographs will …

Tutorials

Surreal Portraits Explore the Dark Side

What would photography be if it didn’t have the power to unveil the mysteries of humanness through psychological exploration? New York-based …

Street Photography Tips for Beginners

It is a very natural urge for photographers to document the swirling life around them. We often find ourselves drawn into, as observers, a number of …

Visual Storytelling Tips & Tools for Creative Photographers

Visual storytelling is, as the name suggests, a narration done through visual means. It is one of the most powerful communication methods available …

Infographics

The Basics of Shooting Better Cityscape Photos

Cityscapes in many ways are similar to landscapes, but instead can combine lots of geometrical shapes and can be a bigger problem when it comes to …

10 Easy Tricks to Improve Your Indoor Photography

Taking the perfect photograph is much like painting a masterpiece, composing a symphony, or writing an epic novel. It’s one of the hardest things …

Recycle: Reimagining Fashion - Photographs by Jean-François Lepage | LensCulture

<i>Welcome to an offbeat universe where cut-up photographs make us daydream.</i><i>..Pictures, both alluring and disquieting, absorb us in a deconstructed world conducive to emotional and physical discoveries</i><i>…Enigmatic and fantastic, the universe of Lepage makes us feel emotions, project images on our minds</i> …

Fashion Photography

Breathless: Dos and Don'ts for the Music Festival Hookup

Festival season has begun, which is exciting for anyone who likes having sex in uncomfortable places with unshowered high people. Festival hookups are at best hot and spontaneous, and at worst sloppy, gross, and involve having to remove glitter from your vagina afterward. But they are a reality. …

The Interview sent into North Korea by balloon

Hollywood comedy that pokes fun at Kim Jong-un sent over the border at night attached to helium balloons in effort to damage regime's credibility<p>A North Korean defector has sent <b>thousands of copies of The Interview into his homeland by balloon</b>, risking the wrath of Kim Jong-un's regime.<p>Lee Min-bok …

Increase Metabolism

10 Things That Slow Your Metabolism<p>Stop these habits now to boost your calorie-burning potential<p>Shutterstock.com<p>Need another reason to love your body? It burns calories all by itself—as long as you don't get in the way. See, every cell in your body plays a role in energy metabolism—the process of …

What These Celebrities' Voices Reveal About Their Personalities

A rasp is worth a thousand words.<p>Recently, I was confined to a room and forced to say phrases like a giant who's had one too many slushy drinks adorned with paper umbrellas. Why? Because otherwise, I would have never confirmed my suspicions I have a pleasant tone quality *whispers* and a vocal-fry …

Emma Watson

Photos of Presidents Throwing the Ceremonial First Pitch Through the Ages

The first ceremonial first pitch ever thrown was tossed by former Japanese Prime Minister Ōkuma Shigenobu at a baseball game in Koshien, Japan, back …

William Howard Taft

Here Are the Absolute Best Diets to Try, According to Science

That crash diet probably won't pay off.<p>Think a juice cleanse is the golden ticket to bathing-suit season? That's pretty unlikely. Besides making yourself grumpy and exhausted, your quick-fix diet plan likely won't help you in the long term. According to a new study published in the <i>Annals of</i> …

Russia might have hacked the White House

Russia's military overtures haven't been limited to its recent arctic war games. Cyber operatives reportedly working for Russia have already compromised an unsecured State Department computer system. Now US officials have admitted that the White House's network has been hit as well. While the …

Bicycles in Beijing, Now

Project info<p>China was once known as the "Kingdom of Bicycles." For decades, bicycles were used as the principal mode of transportation and were an essential part of Chinese lifestyle. The bicycle was both a cultural symbol and a shared memory for many generations.<p>Since the new millennium, car …

China