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Macro Safari: Turn Your Backyard Into a Photo Adventure

Yesterday was a rainy, hazy day at home. I didn’t feel much like going anywhere but I needed to find something to do that didn’t involve sitting or …

Macro Photography

How to Isolate a Moving Subject: Panning for Beginners

Panning with a moving subject is a great way to show motion whilst also separating your subject from the background. Learn how to achieve this effect …

Tutorials

These Are the Best Dog Photos of 2017

These pawsome photos from <i>Dog Photographer of the Year 2017</i> will have you paws-itively going mutts. Oh my pugness, they’re just so cute!<p>Ok, that’s the …

Dogs

How to Customize the ‘Before’ View in Lightroom

In Lightroom, the backslash key can be used in the Develop module to toggle the Before/After view. But you can actually do more: here’s a 50-second …

Tutorials

How to Create a DIY Car Camera Rig on the Cheap

Action shots of cars in movement are often taken with a ‘car rig’ – basically a long pole that is attached to the car, with a camera mounted on the …

Photography

Portraits of English Soccer’s Impact in India and South Africa

It has been two years since I approached the Premier League with an idea of photographing their fans around the world. I had gone out of the blue to …

South Africa

Interviews with Photographers Annie Leibovitz and Richard Avedon in 1999

Buried in the depths of the Internet, these two interviews from 1999 with some very famous names in photography might just give you the inspiration …

Photography

A Tip on Maximizing the Distance of Your C-Stand

Jay P. Morgan of Slanted Lens has a quick tip about maximizing the distance of your C-Stand, and it goes against what you may have learned in school. …

Landscape Photography

An Interview with Photographer Joe McNally

Joe McNally is a photographer and a storyteller. The word photography comes from Greek and means to write with light. That, in a nutshell, is what …

Photography

Improve Your Astrophotography Focus With a Bahtinov Mask

Finding razor-sharp focus when shooting astrophotography can be hard – stars appear as point light sources, and there are no detailed surfaces to aid …

Tutorials

EyeEm Selects Will Show You the Best Photos on Your Phone

EyeEm has released a new feature to its app, called EyeEm Selects, that will tell you which photos are the best from your library. EyeEm is a stock …

Photography

Throw Away Your Best Work, or: How to Create a Portfolio

My best photos aren’t in my portfolio. Or, maybe I should more accurately say, photos that were my best at one point in time, have now been discarded …

Photography

BTS: Shooting a Subzero Time-Lapse at 10,000ft in the Swiss Alps

Timelapse photographer Drew Geraci recently headed up to the Gornergrat Observatory from Zermatt to shoot a time-lapse of the Toblerone Mountain: …

Swiss Alps

Sigma Reveals Pricing for New 14mm and 24-70mm Art Lenses

Sigma has just announced pricing for its new 14mm and 24-70mm Art lenses. The information comes 4 months after the original announcement of the new …

Cameras

No More Light Painting Inside National Parks?

Buried within the 2016 Superintendent’s Compendium for Grand Tetons National Park & John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway is a small, pesky …

National Parks

Transforming a Boring Photo Into a Dramatic One With Photoshop

The mere mention of image manipulation may make some photographers cringe, but there’s no denying that some skill with Photoshop can enable you to …

Tutorials

Tamron Unveils the World’s First 18-400mm Lens

Tamron has announced the 18-400mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD, which it is calling “the world’s first ultra-telephoto all-in-one zoom lens” with an …

Cameras

Caltech Made a Sensor That Could Be the Lensless Camera of the Future

The brainiacs at Caltech have produced something really cool: an imaging chip that produces an image from light sensors… without lenses. It’s a chip …

Cameras

New Jersey Woman Sues Hersheypark After Falling During Photo Op

A 42-year-old woman from New Jersey is suing the popular theme park Hersheypark after she fell from a watercraft while posing for a picture at a …

New Jersey

Visual Engineering

In its best form, art can lead major innovations in science and technology. The earliest photographers were more like scientists and chemists than …

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How Photoshop is Used to Censor Ads and Album Covers in the Middle East

I admit, the first time I saw these images I though they were fake. Someone probably added their clothes on as a joke. But when I realized the …

Middle East

This Smartphone Treat Holder Helps You Shoot Pet Portraits

Getting the perfect portrait of your pooch or cat looking into your camera can be challenging. Pets aren’t the most patient models, but a Los …

Pets

Facebook is Testing a Photo Protection Feature

Facebook is rolling out new tools to its users in India that will protect profile photos and help combat image theft.<p>“We’ve heard that people want …

Facebook

5 Steps to Land a Collaboration with an Instagram Influencer

In this article, I’m going to be breaking down very tactical and easy steps to help you land more collaborations with Instagram influencers. If you …

Photography

Photographer, Models Fined For Photo Shoot On Hanging Lake Log

Liquido Active, an activewear brand based in Brazil, has been embroiled in a scandal for the past week after posting an image to their Instagram of …

Colorado

eBay to Price Match Amazon and Other Retailers for Deals, Including Cameras

In a bid to remain competitive against the likes of Amazon, eBay has announced that it will price match thousands of items. This includes some camera …

Shopping

Laguna Beach Edits ‘Non-Commercial’ Photo Permit After Outcry

Earlier this month, we reported that the city of Laguna Beach, California, required photographers to pay $100+ for a photo permit even if they were …

California

This Mind-Bending Video Was Created Using Paint, Oil, and Liquid Soap

Artistic filmmaker Thomas Blanchard is back with another mesmerizing experimental video, combining forces with Oilhack to create this otherworldly 2 …

Art

Apertus AXIOM, The Open Source Cinema Camera

The AXIOM Beta is an open source camera developed by Apertus, which was successfully funded on Indiegogo in 2014. Progress went a little quiet, but …

Magic Lantern

How to Make the Jump from Amateur to Professional Photographer

What makes a pro photographer a pro? How do you do it? Do you just wake up one day and the photo gods anoint you a pro? Do you have to pass the pro …

Photography