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10 Tips and Tricks to Hack Your New 500px Account

<i>Eric Paré is a Montreal-based 360° light-painting+stop-motion photographer, bullet-time expert, filmmaker, and yoga & travel addict. He’s also a</i> …

7 Tips To Make Your Street Photography Easier

It is no surprise to say that street photography can be challenging, at times, and even more challenging in certain countries due to differing …

How to Get Better Landscape Photographs By Controlling Perspective

This article has been necessitated by the countless debates I have with photographers about the kind of lenses that should be used for landscape …

This ‘Moon Trail’ Was Shot with a 37-Minute Exposure

You’ve probably seen star trail photos before, but how about a “moon trail?” A Finnish photographer named Janne shot this beautiful photo earlier …

Six Ways to Draw The Eye to a Specific Subject in a Photo

You know all about the rule of thirds already, and in general it works. Sometimes, however, rules are meant to be broken. The way to draw someone’s …

Tutorials

This is What Photographers Need to Know About Basic Filter Types And Their Uses

Filters have been around since the beginning of photography. Most of them were used in film and analogue photography because different materials have …

Landscape Photography

12 Posing Cues from 12 Incredible Photographers

As I dive deeper and deeper into the world of professional photography, I find that my educational needs frequently change. Every one of us should …

Action Movies

How to Shoot in Low-Light Conditions Without Using Flash

Photography is all about capturing the subject beautifully in the available light. Sometimes as a photographer you have more than optimum light …

How to copyright photos in Lightroom: protect your images in 6 easy steps

<i>In this Adobe Lightroom tutorial we’ll show you step-by-step how to copyright photos by adding your contact details to every photo’s metadata.</i>It’s …

Behind the Lens: Kindra Nikole Creates Gorgeous Dreamlike Worlds

Kindra Nikole's dreamlike imagery is rich with creativity and vision. The intricacies of the handmade wardrobe adorning her characters, shows her dedication to her craft, often using fresh foliage that needed to be assembled early the morning of the shoot. Created as a tribute to her late mother, …

Photography

A White Shopping Bag Can Help Add Soft Off-Camera Lighting to Portraits

Photographer Michael Zelbel of <i>Good Light Magazine</i> published this short video tutorial on how you can use a simple white shopping bag as a cheap way …

5 Free Lightroom Resources all Photographers Should Know About

No matter your skill level or interest level in photography, there are scores of camera choices available to choose from; whether DSLR or mirrorless; …

Creative Composition in Digital Photography

The difference between a good photographer and a great photographer is creative composition. Knowing the what, where, and how of composition will put …

Digital Photography

How to layer multiple filters for perfect long exposures

<i>In this long exposure photography tutorial we’ll show you step-by-step how to use one filter to balance your exposure, then use another filter to</i> …

5 Layer Mask Tips You May Not Know

As photographers, we use some pretty complex software. These programs allow us to create stunning images that, let’s be honest, would be very …

Tutorials

How to Use Your Camera's Self-Timer Instead of a Remote Shutter Release

Buying a remote shutter release can be expensive or sometimes we just forget to have it with us. This quick is a nifty alternative using your …

Cameras

The rules of Street Photography

When you get in contact with other street photogtaphers, there's a big chance that you also get in touch with the different "rules" surrounding the …

This High-Res Moon Photo Was Made by a Self-Taught Astrophotographer

It’s amazing the kinds of space photos that amateur photographers can create from their own backyards these days. Case in point: the high-resolution …

Photography

5 Simple Ways to Become a Better Photographer

As professional photographers and videographers, we are constantly striving to stay ahead of the game doing the best we can and give our clients the …

Bring Your Lighting Game To The Next Level: The Power Of Shaping Hard Light

There’s a lot to be learned about lighting, even for the professionals. No one knows everything there is to know about it, but with a little …

Tutorials

Lighting 101: Light Qualities

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>The …

Fashion Photography

9 Best Travel Tripods: What’s the best tripod? The one you take with you!

It’s a lot easier to shoot sharp handheld pictures nowadays with the latest crop of digital cameras delivering commendable imaging performance at …

5 Inexpensive & Creative DIY Lighting Setups To Help You Save Money | DigitalRev

Here at SLR Lounge, we are currently eating, breathing, sleeping and dreaming about light. With the release of Lighting 101, you’d think we would get …

Using Histograms in Photography

The trick with taking pictures is getting the exposure correct. The exposure is a product of the ISO, shutter speed, and aperture. How can you tell …

4 Ways to Transform Everyday Life Into Interesting Photography

If you’re someone who believes that the only way to create memorable or interesting photos is to travel to a tropical paradise or scale a mountain or …

Traveling with Mind, Body and Eye - Photographs by Ekin Kucuk | LensCulture

<i>The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.</i><br>—Marcel Proust<p>Ekin Kucuk has been photographing for a long time. Well, perhaps just 10 years—but as her family is filled with photographers, the medium has always been present in her life.<p>Born in Adana, …

Street Photography

3 Composition Rules You Have Probably Never Heard of Before

Composition is one of the most important skill areas of photography. Of course, some may argue that it is the camera, while others would say it is …

Landscape Photography

How Shutter Speed Affects What You Photograph

Many of us, when we commence our journey into photography, pay scant regard to the technical side of image making. Today’s cameras are so good at …

Shutter Speed