Perla De Los Santos

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When You Need an External Flash in Photography

Occasionally my friends who have recently bought a DSLR ask me whether they need an external flash for “better” photography, especially for indoors. …

Canon EOS

Readers' travel photograph competition: August – street life

Street life, in close-up and widescreen, provided the focus for our latest photo competition. Scroll through the gallery to see the winner. All of this year's winning images will be mounted by Point101, and displayed at the finalists' exhibition at the Guardian's offices in January 2014. The prize …

Discover the Secrets of Beautiful Portrait Lighting

Today I’m excited to announce the launch of a new dPS eBook – Portraits Lighting the Shot – by Gina Milicia. In January of this year we released a …

Sport picture of the day: looking down on Janko Tipsarevic

First published on Tue 3 Sep 2013 11.59 EDT

Peer Into Early Astronaut Spacesuits With These X-Ray Photographs

When Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped out onto the surface of the Moon, it wasn’t technically a military triumph, but it might as well have …

9 Features Every Photography Website Needs Now

Do you typically update your photography website on looks alone? Silly snapper! There is so much more to consider when putting together your website. …

Instagram Expands Banned Hashtag List: Goodbye #notassexyliciousasyou

In an ongoing effort to control the squirming beast that is social media, Instagram recently updated its service to ban even more hashtags.<p>Along with …

Photographer Captures His Daughters' Irresistible Shenanigans

Any doting parent proudly gets behind the camera to photograph their children especially during those wonder years of childhood. Professional wedding …

San Francisco

What's in Your Bag? Be Sure to Travel with These 9 Photography Accessories

Will you be traveling this summer (or winter, as the case may be depending on which hemisphere you call home)? I’m sure you know there’s a lot of …

Photography Accessories

Photoshop King Erik Johansson Uses Photography to Capture Ideas, Not Moments

Erik Johansson, a Swedish photographer and retouch artist, spends countless hours editing his images in Photoshop, adding layer upon layer mask, …

Photography

What Does a Google Business Photographer Do?

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a photographer for Google’s new Street View ventures inside buildings? Photographers all over the world …

Landscape Photography

Interesting Photo of the Day: Baby Sea Turtle’s First Swim

South Florida photographer, Ben Hicks, can consider himself fortunate after having been present for the hatching of a nest of Loggerhead sea turtles …

Turtles

How to Take Amazing Flower Photos

Flowers are one of my favorite photography subjects. They can’t complain if the photo doesn’t come out right. Flowers also look very different when …

Landscape Photography

Join PhotoShelter, I Love Texas Photo & ACP for Happy Hour - PhotoShelter Blog

Drinks are on us!<p>We’re kicking off Fall in one of our favorite cities, Austin, TX, and you’re invited. Join PhotoShelter members Darren Carroll and …

Experimental Light Painting Self-Portraits

Self-portraits aren’t exactly ground-breaking — in fact, the word “selfie” was recently added to the dictionary — but Alex DeForest‘s self-portraits …

Sport picture of the day: big wave surfing

First published on Wed 4 Sep 2013 12.06 EDT

Heineken Using an Instagram Scavenger Hunt to Give Away US Open Tickets

It’s not just Facebook that is eager to unleash the money-making capabilities of Instagram, many companies use the service regularly to connect with …

Umbrella Lighting 101 in Photography

When most people hear the word umbrella, they think <i>rain</i>. When photographers hear the word umbrella, they think <i>72-inch shoot-through parabolic bounce</i> …

Photography

7 Tips for Photographing Kids

This is not an article about taking 'portraits' of kids - rather it's about photographing kids as they are in all their movement, fun and true …

Kids

How to Change a Camera Lens Quickly

How fast can you change a camera lens? In this short demonstration, Jasmine Star, an international wedding photographer, shows how she swaps out …

Creative Retouching Essentials in a Day - 50% OFF!!!

Amazing Retouching Tips<p>Our eBook will help you to get a clear understanding as to what tools you need to be familiar with, and what to do with them …

How to Hold a Camera for Sharp Photos

Blur or lack of sharpness due to camera shake is a common problem for many photographers. It’s caused by the movement of the hand(s) holding camera …

Photography Tips

How to Photograph the Milky Way in 12 Steps (With 6 Epic Examples)

I don’t recall ever meeting anyone who claimed to not be fascinated to some degree by the night sky. There’s just something hypnotic about gazing …

Landscape Photography

Five tips for a perfect exposure

Digital cameras make it incredibly easy to take a photo at the correct exposure. There are several tools in your SLR that remove the guesswork from …

Landscape Photography

Albert Watson's Advice for Aspiring Photographers

Found this little gem of a clip from Phaidon Press. Albert Watson is a masterful photographer, who took that iconic shot of Steve Jobs…Jobs’ alleged …

Steve McCurry’s Photographic Life Told in His New Book

<i>Steve McCurry Untold: The Stories Behind the Photographs</i> covers 30 years of McCurry’s extraordinary career and includes interesting mementos from his …

Photographers

Weekend readers' best photographs: mysterious

From Lanzarote to Malta: your best pictures on this week's theme, mysterious<p>The next topic is treat (to appear Sept 21). Email a hi-res image (one per entry), plus a sentence or two about what inspired you to take your photo, to in.pictures@guardian.co.uk by noon on Wednesday Sept 11; please supply …