Randy Lee Castillo

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A Secret Rule of Photo Composition: The Middle Line

Here’s a short 4-minute video by Light Club that looks at using a vertical or horizontal middle line through the frame, something it refers to as “a …

Portrait Photography

A Guide to Switching from Nikon to Sony for Wedding Photography

After almost a decade of photographing weddings with Nikon cameras, we decided to trade our D750 cameras for the Sony a7 III. Here are a few thoughts …

Cameras

How to Shoot Better Portraits in Harsh Sunlight

Wedding photographer and Nikon Ambassador Brett Florens recently gave this 9-minute workshop demo on how you can shoot better portraits in harsh …

Wedding Photography

Discover how to use Adobe Lightroom

Whether you're an aspiring professional photographer or a casual photo-taking hobbyist, you should know how to use Adobe Lightroom. This powerful …

Did You Know That a Reflector Can Do This?

Here’s a handy trick that may be useful for beginning photographers: did you know that you can bend your reflector to change the quality of the light …

How I Got Better at Photography

Two years ago, I splurged some money and bought a camera because I’d always wanted to try to take pictures of the stars. The left photo above was the …

How to Develop C-41 Film in Your Bathroom

Here’s a 16.5-minute video by OWL BOT in which photographer Omar Kenji demonstrates how you can develop C-41 color film in your own bathroom instead …

Marc Jacobs is (un)fashionably late with its first touchscreen watch

At this point in the smartwatch game, it's hard to get excited about yet another Android Wear -- sorry, Wear OS -- device. But that's not stopping Marc Jacobs from showing up fashionably late to the party. The designer's new Riley smartwatch ($295) is its first with a touchscreen display and runs …

Five Essential Tips for Building a Professional Photography Website

A photographer's online portfolio is paramount in this day and age, but you already know that. However, we are at a juncture in which the caliber of …

10 pieces of clutch motorcycle gear for all riders

For a safe, stylish, and comfortable ride.<p>Let's ride<p>Quality accessories for you and your motorcycle can make a difference in how you ride—and how comfortable you are. The following list of gear will help keep you safe and address problems like storage, heat regulation, bike maintenance, and …

The Story Of The Greatest Photo From The Greatest Game Ever Played

Game 7 of the 1960 World Series between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the New York Yankees has been described as “the greatest game ever played” and …

The Rolleiflex is Back: Say Hello to the Instant Kamera

The legendary Rolleiflex twin-lens reflex camera is back… in a very different style. Rollei today announced the new Rolleiflex Instant Kamera, a TLR …

Cameras

Night-Time Photography Tips And Tricks For Beginners

OutdoorHub <br>Night-Time Photography Tips And Tricks For BeginnersWhether you’re enjoying a camping trip or taking an evening hike, nothing beats the …

Landscape Photography

The Best Midlayer Ever?

Most days I love breathable synthetic midlayers. One of the most popular apparel trends in recent years, the midlayer is intended to work as either …

Standalone

30 Outdoor Adventure Gear Items Under $30

<b>It's Sunday afternoon, and I'm wandering around Atmosphere in search of a Gore-Tex rain jacket.</b> I've recently moved to the Wet Coast and my puffy …

Camping

Get a Well-Exposed Landscape Photo Every Time With This One Simple Trick

If I had to choose my biggest complaint about landscape photography, it would probably be the difficulty in getting a well-exposed image.You've been …

Tested: The Best Versatile Midlayers

Spring has me jonesing to get outside in warm weather again. But don’t let the balmy temperatures dictate your gear choices—spring days can swing from sunny and gorgeous one minute to cold and miserable the next. A good midlayer can save you from the worst of it—just keep in mind, versatility is …

A first look at the new Sony A7III mirrorless camera

The new Sony A7III is undoubtedly the hottest topic in the photography world right now. As a “basic model” costing under $2,000, it’s insane how well …

Cameras

Stanley Kubrick’s little-known life as a still photographer

By Kenneth Dickerman<p>Photo Editor<p>Most of us know Stanley Kubrick as the legendary director of some of cinema’s most significant, landmark films. When we see his name, we think of “2001: A Space Odyssey,” “A Clockwork Orange,” “Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb” or …

Stanley Kubrick

Best mirrorless camera 2018: 10 top models to suit every budget

If you want to find out what's the best mirrorless camera, you've come to the right place. Mirrorless cameras have become hugely popular in recent …

Finance Experts Spill the Best Ways to Save Money for a House or Car

These easy tips will help you achieve your big-ticket item goals.<p>Eventually, the time will come when you want to make a big purchase, like a car or …

Adobe Releases Major Lightroom Update: It’s a Whole New, More Modern Editing Workflow

<b>NOTE:</b> <i>This update spreads across the whole Lightroom universe: It’s for Lightroom Classic, Lightroom CC, Lightroom Mobile and even Camera Raw over in</i> …

Professional Photography Careers - Photographer Jobs

If you’re interested in becoming a professional photographer, there are several crucial topics worth exploring before you dive in. From educational …

The Ultimate Camera Carrying System?

If RoboCop were a photographer, what kind of camera carrying system would he use? A simple shoulder strap? No way. Some kind of belt holster? Hmm, …

How to Build Your Own App If You Don't Know How to Code

<i>In our series</i> Getting It<i>, we’ll give you all you need to know to get started with and excel at a wide range of technology, both on and offline. Here,</i> …

Apps

The Easiest Way to Edit in Lightroom From Multiple Computers

One of the most common complaints among Adobe Lightroom’s users is the issue of it restricting your catalog access to a single computer. …

Five Industry Professionals Reveal What They Look for in a Photographer’s Online Portfolio

Despite the rise of social media, having a website is still imperative in order to showcase your best – and not just latest – work as a photographer. …

Interview: Sofi Lee is a pro shooting with vintage digital compacts

Film nostalgia in photography might be all the rage today – it seems a lot of people are hungry for that 'organic, analog look' – but for Seattle …

Cameras

The A to Z of Photography: ISO

The ISO setting on your camera controls the sensor’s sensitivity to light. It’s a third exposure control, alongside shutter speed and lens aperture, …

7 Easy-to-Remember Steps for Taking Better Photos With Any Camera

Regardless of whether you take photos with your smartphone, a medium format camera or something in between, there are some essential photography tips …