Phil Starkey

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HDR Explained in Quick, Informative Video

Obviously this video and post isn’t for the advanced HDR photographer, but even if you have a good understanding of what High Dynamic Range is or how …

Street Photography Focus Tips

Because you’re often working quickly and stealthily, the matter of focusing while doing street photography is important. Here are some …

Landscape Photography

Comparing 6 Cameras: Imagine Quality Showdown – DSLR vs. Mirrorless vs. iPhone

The iPhone and iPad, oh how we love them! We use them for business, to surf the net, read books, play games, watch movies, and all too often, we use …

Adding These Three Elements to a Landscape Composition Can Make Your Shot Pop

One of the keys to stunning landscape photographs is so obvious that it is often overlooked. If you find your landscapes lacking in awe, try adding …

Fantastic Fungi: The Startling Visual Diversity of Mushrooms Photographed by Steve Axford | Colossal

<p>To think any one of these lifeforms exists in our galaxy, let alone on our planet, simply boggles the mind. Photographer Steve Axford lives and …

Canon Unveils New EF 16-35mm f/4L, EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 and White Rebel SL1

Canon released a little bit of something for everybody last night in a press release that debuted, not just the expected 16-35mm and 10-18mm lenses …

Quick DIY: How to Make a Pinhole Camera from a Pringles Can

This adorable young photographer’s name is Fresley, and for a recent science experiment she decided to show YouTube how to turn a Pringles can into a …

Depth of Field and F-stops

Depth of field (DOF for short) is usually associated with the aperture, which is often used interchangeably with the word f-stop. The aperture …

Microsoft Surface Pro 2 for Photographers

One of the biggest challenges that we photographers face when traveling is productivity – being able to import, access and back up captured …

13 Amazing Nature Panorama Photos

A panorama is a wide-angle view or representation of a physical space, whether in painting, drawing, photography, film, seismic images or a …

How to Master the Motion Blur in Photoshop

Learn the 3 "Must Do" steps to add a realistic looking motion blur to images in Photoshop. Keep your subject still and don't overkill the blur.

5 Views From Above That Will Make You Feel Like You're Flying

This is the closest you'll come to living your dreams of becoming a bird, a plane, or....<p><i>Lead image by Emmanuel Coupe Kalomiris</i><p>Every once in a while, I'll get lost on But Does It Float, an Australian-based website that hosts an arsenal of some of the most magnificent illustrations, photos, and …

Lovers and fighters: Robert Capa's best second world war photography

Capa, one of the world's most distinguished war photographers, famously said: 'If your photographs aren't good enough, you're not close enough.' And close he certainly was, accompanying US forces to Europe from 1943-1945. From D-Day landings to a soldier wandering a lane with his sweetheart, his …

The Fundamental Considerations of Basic Portrait Photography

Portrait photography has and always will be a huge source of fascination for photographers, but there are quite a few tricks to getting a great …

FROZEN! Canon EOS-1D X/C AF Malfunctioning in Extreme Cold

<b>Repair Procedure:</b> <br>Handling of units in question: If the user complains about this specific phenomenon (does not autofocus in low temperature), …

Photographer Gets Adorably Crushed by Seals

The mission was a daring one: to travel to Antarctica and follow the footsteps of Tom Crean’s hundred-year-old icy expedition. While the full …

Photography

Breaking Rumor: Sony to Announce the All New Full-Frame E-Mount A7s in Two Days

It’s been a very interesting 48 hours for rumors, and it may have just reached its climax. According to <i>sonyalpharumors</i>, there is a brand spankin’ new …

Posing To Perfection - 10 Crucial Steps To Pose A Model

As photographers we face challenges day in and day out, but one of the toughest facets of the job is posing our subject. Regardless of experience, …

Skydiver’s Helmet Cam Captures a Falling Meteor Almost Hitting Him

For the first time ever, a meteor has been captured on camera falling through the sky after it has finished burning. And that’s not all: the …

What is Ghosting and Flare?

When light rays coming from a bright source(s) of light (such as the sun or artificial light) directly reach the front element of a camera lens, they …

30 Under 30: Women Photographers - Photographs and text byPhoto Boite | LensCulture

<i>Now in its fifth year, Paris-based Photo Boite has featured 30 women photographers each year who are making work today that deserves worldwide attention. LensCulture is honored to be a supporter of Photo Boite in 2014, and we are pleased to present a sampling from each of the photographers chosen</i> …

How to apply the look of hand coloring in Lightroom

Photography News, Guides and Trends

Composition Principles: Not Just for Designers We are photographers—visual communicators, peddlers of our ideas upon page and screen and …

How to Use Selective Focus for More Creative Images

Ansel Adams and his work remain central to photography discussions; he’s been a source of inspiration and emulation for generations of photography …

No Studio? No Problem! Part 4: Photography Lighting Tips for Shooting in Tight Spaces

<i>Welcome to Time Out with Tanya, where I’ve put my fast paced graphic design career on hold in favor of adventures in motherhood. I’m capturing every</i> …

The photographer who gave his life to tell the truth about Gaddafi's Libya

Chris was never short of words or stories, yet my most powerful memory of him occurs when I look at his overall body of work – and at an image of him that sits on my desk. It is impossible for me to choose a “favourite” Chris image; the essence of the man, his humanity and deep warmth, always came …

How to Use Shutter Speed for More Powerful Images

Recall the last time someone complimented your photography. Did they compliment <i>you</i> or did they compliment your camera? Surely, we’ve all heard it at …