Rex Tong

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Urban landscapes reimagined – in pictures

For Serbian photographer Nikola Olic, the built environment is a canvas for his inventive compositions. Using only a single camera and minimal Photoshopping, Olic creates abstract images that present the metropolis in a new light: “Instead of just taking a photograph, I move around a building and …

New York City

Here’s a Simple Way to Use Photoshop’s Luminosity Masks & Bring out the Best in Your Photos (VIDEO)

Most Photoshop users have heard about the power of Luminosity Masks for bringing out the best in a photograph, yet some are afraid to try the …

Tutorials

30 Photoshop Techniques Every Photographer Should Know

If you're working as a photographer or retoucher, there are certain Photoshop techniques you just have to know. This amazing set of tutorials walks …

Deep Cover: My 10 Favorite Stealth Photo Tools for Capturing "The Decisive Moment"

<i>“To me, photography is the simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event.”—Henri Cartier-Bresson</i><p>Capturing “the …

Henri Cartier-Bresson

Master Motion Blur in Street Photography

Canon EOS 5D Mark III; 24mm/ƒ/3.2/1/6s/ISO 200. Photo by Ollie Nord.<p>Canon EOS 6D; 24mm/ƒ/11.0/1/15s/ISO 400. Photo by Ryan Millier.<p><b>Gear</b><br>Before you go …

How to Backlight Your Photos Using Photoshop

Backlighting can be one of the most beautiful forms of lighting for any scene.It's especially eye-catching for portraits.And while natural light for …

Landscape Photography

How to match exposures on multiple photos in Lightroom

When you are out shooting, you can sometimes end up with plenty of photos that vary significantly in exposure. Adobe Lightroom published a short …

Tutorials

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Our 10 Favorite Products for B&W Photography: The Best Monochrome Software & Apps

<i>“Everything looks worse in black and white.”</i>—Paul Simon, the original lyrics to “Kodachrome”<p>Proving you can, in fact, change your tune; Paul Simon …

40 practical photography assignments to inspire you

One of the most difficult things in photography is to stay motivated and inspired. I know that I have hit “photographer’s block” many times in my …

Street Photography

Downloadable Picture Profiles Can Bring Your Camera to the Next Level

If you’re not shooting raw images, selecting the right picture profile could be the difference between a decent image and an incredible one. I was …

Canon Cameras

Photographing Lightning

Although talented Midland Texas-based photographer Tamara Pruessner pursues diverse genres of photography, she is best known for her macro and storm …

My Gear and How I Use It to Affect Emotion

Photography is a game of emotions. Think about some of the most powerful images that you’ve ever seen. The ones that have left a lasting impression …

Landscape Photography

Studio Portrait Photography Tips With a Kit Lens and Single Light

As photographers, we’ve all probably suffered from lens envy at some point or another. It’s not uncommon for a good portrait lens to cost more than a …

Photographing Fine Art Abstracts on Dull Days

Don’t put your camera away when the day dawns grey. Instead, turn dull conditions into creative opportunities. Dull, low light days are ideal for …

Landscape Photography

I'm Getting Rid of My Flash Gear and Here's Why

People often ask me about the flash equipment I currently use, and what I would do differently if I were to start over today.<p>I also often see “What …

Legendary Celebrity iCons

Robert DeNiro<p>Some of Hollywood's most revered celebrities are letting every blemish and wrinkle shine in these photographs by London and New York-based photographer Andy Gotts. Known for his portraits of the stars, Gotts has been photographing celebrities for more than twenty years. He travels …

Al Pacino

Tips on Getting the Most from the Classic Portrait Lens

Pro Tip: We recommend that you communicate with the person that you’re photographing first to get insight as to what they want. Some headshots are …

Storytelling

Finding Beauty in Isolation

Milan-based photographer Settimio Benedusi may be better known for his seductive shots of swimsuit models in <i>Sports Illustrated</i>, but his other editorial work is just as engaging. Each image reflects a different story through stunning art direction. The setting plays almost as big a role as the …

Clothing

6 Things You Can Do to Improve Image Quality Without Spending a Dime

The first instinct most will have when looking to improve image quality is to buy better gear. It's so easy to blame low image quality on your crappy …

Cameras

Playful Celebrity Portraits Show Off the Goofy Sides of A-List Stars

When we think of Hollywood royalty, often the picture that comes to mind is gorgeous and airbrushed to the extreme. London- and New York-based photographer Andy Gotts, however, takes a different approach with his celebrity portraits, which are often bursting with spontaneity and humor. Both playful …

Scarlett Johansson

Celebrity Glamour Shots (12 photos)

<b>Marion Cotillard</b><p>I think It's safe to assume that New York-based fashion photographer Mark Squire is a perfectionist. After closely examining each of his gorgeous portraits, it's hard to find any visible flaws. What's most impressive is how he controls light and shadows to create extremely …

Fashion Photography

My Lightroom Post-Production Workflow After a Day Behind the Lens

This post is a basic rundown of how things work behind my lens, after a big day of shooting. In this case, it’s mountain biking. However, whether …

Portrait of naked young woman posing

Canon Debuts Latest Imaging Products At PhotoPlus 2015

<b></b><b><br>Canon Powershot G5X and Powershot G9X cameras</b><b><br>MELVILLE, N.Y., October 21, 2015</b> – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, will be …

Cameras

23 Things You’ll Never Hear a Pro Photographer Say

Here’s a list of 23 things you’ll (probably) never hear coming out of a professional photographer’s mouth.<p><b>#1:</b> I love it when clients re-edit my …

Using a Mobile Phone Camera Sensor with a Nikon F DSLR Lens

I always tell people that the problem with phone cameras is the lenses. This isn’t a thesis that is easy to test because you can’t swap the lens on a …

4 Techniques for Enhancing Details in Your Images

Often, you will find yourself trying to get out some of the fine details in your images to give it more punch. Details enhancement is typically done …

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