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20 Inspiring Quotes About What Photography Is

Photography allows one to capture the world around them with the press of a shutter. From a scientific perspective, it is the act of recording light …

A Must read – Sophie Fontaine shoots film & breaks photography into just 4 disciplines

Her words are poetic and she shoots film, may sound a bit familiar but Sophie Fontaine shows us something dramatic and unexpected in her artworks. …

Street Photography

What Makes For Great Street Photography? - Resource

Severin MatusekAugust 13, 2014<p>Street photography is perhaps one of the most interesting and varied genres of photography. From high fashion on the …

The House of the Raja - Photographs and text by Xavier Comas | LensCulture

<i>We first discovered this work after it was submitted to the Visual Storytelling Awards 2014. Although it was not chosen as a finalist by the jury, the editors of LensCulture were impressed and decided to publish this feature article about it. Enjoy!</i><p>Thailand’s troubled Deep South, seldom visited by …

Architecture

Baltimore Photographer Devin Allen Tells His City's Story in Pictures

From the series The Heart of The City Gervonta "Tank" Davis Pro boxer 11-0 10 KO's<br>Devin Allen @bydvnlln<p>1 of 8<p>LightBox NewsletterSign up to receive …

Andre D. Wagner’s Street Photos of Life in Brooklyn

One of the most popular photographers we’ve featured recently is street photographer Andre D. Wagner. Originally from Omaha, Nebraska, Wagner now …

Street Photography
Videography

Shooting Simple Product Photos with Printer Paper and a Window

Indian photographer Kunal Daswani created this short and sweet beginner’s tutorial on how you can easily shoot a product photo using natural window …

10 Tips for Better Cityscape Photography

These 10 practical tips will help you take better cityscape photography, as well as inspiring you to explore faraway cultures.

Landscape Photography

Your Light Problems, Illuminated at Last

We’ve gathered up your most pressing light issues and found the perfect solutions for them. Dare we say we shed light on the situation? Oh yeah, we …

Mobile Photography

How I Built a Custom DIY Photo Booth for Weddings and Events

I’m photographer John Nakatsu of K+J Studios based out of Seattle, and in this post I will share a step-by-step account of how I made a photo booth …

What is Reciprocal Rule in Photography?

One of the biggest challenges that many photographers face is yielding sharp photos when hand-holding a camera. Many end up with blurry images …

Cameras

Creating Realistic Looking Clouds With A Fog Machine And Water

A few years back, we shared this tutorial on how to make some DIY clouds to use as props in your photos. It’s still a great tutorial, and certainly a …

12 Steps to Successly Promote your Photography on Instagram

If you’re reading this and are interested in digital photography, chances are you’re a user of Instagram, the current goliath of social media in …

Photography

Build this DIY ‘Itsy Bitsy Camera Slider’ for Free!

<b>UPDATE:</b> <i>We’ve been approached by Igus and, as always, there’s good news and there’s bad news. The bad news – please don’t send additional requests for</i> …

Sustainability

7 Things I Learned from Shooting My First Wedding

My name is Oliver Ruffus, and recently I had the experience of shooting my very first wedding. I’d like to give back to the photography community by …

How Getting the Foreground Right Can Make Your Outdoor Photographs Pop

Photography is about representing a three dimensional scene in a two dimensional image. When we first start to use a camera, we tend to fixate on our …

Landscape Photography

Seeing in Depth of Field: A Simple Understanding of Aperture

Photography can be simply defined as: painting with light. When you are painting with light, you are creating a story in a split second. That’s what …

Aperture

Avoiding Overexposed Skies in Digital Photography

One of the most commonly asked questions by digital photographers is how they can keep the sky from looking so overexposed and washed out in their …

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 …

Landscape Photography

Photographic Blog - Photographic Blog

August 3, 2017 1 comment<p>Do you keep yours on auto? When using your digital camera, do you always keep it in auto mode? find all the settings and …

Off-Camera Flash Tips for Interior Wedding Photography

If you’re doing any kind of interior shots for a wedding, you have to know how to use off-camera flash. It’s the best way (and sometimes the only …

Wedding Photography

Photographer boosts daughters' confidence with nitty-gritty photos

When Kate Parker's daughters get ready for a photo shoot, you won't find them primping in the mirror. You'll probably find them playing in the …

Los Angeles

How to License Your Images for Commercial Use

Selling your images is one thing, but leasing them is a whole different ball game. There are many parameters that can be put into place and it can …

Ricoh

A layman’s guide to good photo composition

<i>What is photo composition and why is it important? If you’re new to photography you might understandably have a few questions about how to compose a</i> …

Landscape Photography

How to Photograph Beach Life for Great Shots

Spring break goes hand in hand with vacations at the beach. A break from winter? Head somewhere warm to the beach. Summer in the northern states? A …

Landscape Photography