Ryan McNeill

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3 Ways to Find Your Stolen Photos on the Web

If you’re posting your images online with any sort of regularity, they’re probably being stolen from time to time—it’s an unfortunate reality of the …

Image Search

Portrait Photography Tips You Can Use Today

As with any craft, there are fundamental techniques which should always be considered regardless of the job, model, or location. Even working …

Photography Tips

THE GOLDEN RULE IN PHOTOGRAPHY

The golden rule: do unto others as you want others to do unto you.In photography, treat others how you would like to be treated.That means, if you …

How to Sharpen in Photoshop: An In-Depth Tutorial

If you’re not sure how to properly sharpen your images in Photoshop, this tutorial from the Photoshop Training Channel is a godsend—a deep dive into …

Take Better Photos by Breaking the World Down Into Elements

Today I want to share a super-simple idea that, if you can grasp it and put it into practice, I guarantee will really help your photography.<p>Break the …

Landscape Photography

The 3 Biggest Lies You’re Told About Photography

Dear friend,<p>Here are some lies that were spoon-fed me in photography, and I will debunk them for you:<p>LIE #1: The more megapixels, the better<p>The first …

What is Street Photography? – An Introductory, How-To Guide for Beginners

What is street photography?Street photography at its essence means candid photography of people and humanity. A street photograph has to be a real, …

Public gallery: Documenting Philadelphia’s diverse street art scene

The photographer behind a popular blog on capturing the community behind the artwork<p><i>Behind the Lens looks at architectural photographers both professional and amateur, examining how they got their start, stories from their portfolios, and tricks to capturing great design. Have a lensman in mind?</i> …

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10 Tips How to Make More Art

Dear friend,<p>I just learned something interesting today— to be a ‘poet’ means just to be a ‘maker.’<p>1. What is poetry?<p>So the etymology (the root of the …

A Lesson in Brightness

Photography Masterclass: Brightness<p>Rating:<p>3.86 based on 7 Ratings<p>April 9, 2017 By Jonathan Ma<p>Photography Masterclass: Brightness …

Landscape Photography

Pro Tips For Instantly Improving Your Photography

If you survey professional photographers and ask them what separates the pros from the amateurs, you'll get a lot of different, yet equally important …

5 Diagonal Photography Composition Tips

The easiest way to make more dynamic, better compositions: integrate more diagonals into your photos.<p>Why diagonal lines?<p>Imagine putting a ball on a …

10 Steps to Get Started with Street Photography

Getting the best candid street shots possible requires a good creative eye, the right equipment, an understanding of how your camera works, and …

The Headshot Setup That Will Save You Time and Impress Your Clients

I call it the 3-in-1 Headshot Method. As a professional photographer it is imperative that you are able to adapt to your surrounds and the needs of …

Alien Skin Exposure X2 Adds Advanced Layering Tools

Alien Skin Exposure has long been known as a plugin for Photoshop and Lightroom. But since Exposure X was released, it’s trying to compete with the …

Tutorials

Winter Photography Tips | Olympus

10 tips to make the most of your winter photography<p>by Peter Baumgarten, Olympus Visionary<p>Taken by Olympus Visionary Peter Baumgarten with an OM-D …

Landscape Photography

Omri Shomer's Street Photography Uses Spotlight Style Lighting

<i>All images by Omri Shomer. Used with permission.</i><p>When you look at the street photographs of Omri Shomer, you start to see work that’s typical of many …

Street Photography

The Exposure Triangle Explained in Plain English

If I were to take a poll of beginner photographers about what causes them the most confusion and frustration, my money is on understanding exposure.I …

Huseyin Sahin’s Surreal Digital Photo Creations are Straight Out of a Dream

Huseyin Sahin is one of the most talented digital artists you’ll find online. Following in the footsteps of other incredibly skilled artists like …

Six Simple Yet Creative Ways to Enhance Your Portrait Sessions

The most creative ideas are often the most simple ones. Here is a video a team from France put together showing you ways to enhance your portraits …

Get Sharper Portraits With These 5 Easy Beginner Tricks

Tell me if this sounds familiar...You frame up a portrait, you've ensured there's a pleasing background, the subject's wardrobe is on point, and they …

6 Creative Portrait Photography Hacks in 2 Minutes

Ready for some rapid-fire DIY tips? A team of French photographers who goes by the moniker “Shootr” has put together a simple photo hacks video that …

Bass Fishing: 8 Mistakes to Avoid This Spring - Game & Fish

Ah, spring! Words that cause bass fishing enthusiasts to emerge from their winter retreats, growly as a starving, ill-tempered grizzly that wintered …

Hook More Bass, Trout, and Pickerel With In-Line Spinners

With scores of flashy new lures hitting the market each year, it’s easy to forget one that’s been around for more than a century. Most anglers would …

Fishing

Making sense of aperture, shutter speed and ISO with the exposure triangle

How important is exposure in photography? What are the components of exposure? What is the “Exposure Triangle”? These are the questions I will …

4 Ways to Improve Your Photography Without Spending a Dime

I think we can all agree that photography is an expensive undertaking.Between buying a camera, a couple of lenses, a good tripod, filters, a bag, and …

Nail your focus every single time with this DIY lens calibration solution

Whenever I buy a new lens, I have to calibrate it and AF fine tune five different DSLRs. Two are my primary stills shooters, and three are for video. …

Cameras

How My Approach to Street Photography Has Changed After More Than a Decade of Photographing New York

<i>All images by text by James Maher.</i><p>The time-honored approach to improving one’s photography has always been time spent out there taking pictures. …

Street Photography

8 Tips for Shooting Better City Photos (and the Gear You Need to Do It)

Shooting in the city can be both the easiest and hardest photography you’ll do. First, it’s a target-rich environment — people everywhere, perpetual …

Hung Up

I Learned to Take Better Photos By Digging Into My Camera's Exposure Settings

I shoved my phone in my husband’s face to show him a picture I’d taken of the New York skyline. “It’s good, right?” I asked, way too proud of myself …

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