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Create a Surreal Miniature Portrait: Post-Production

In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a surreal, miniature portrait using some photos that I shot from a previous tutorial on Tuts+. In the …

How To Take Ridiculously Unique Photos

by Steven McConnell How do you make your photography more meaningful, moving and unique? Lately, I’ve been fascinated with the idea that our …

3 Reasons To Keep Your Old Photoshop Version

By Helen Bradley If you’re moving from Photoshop CS5 or CS6 to Photoshop CC you may be tempted to clean up your computer and remove the older …

7 Tips to Make Your Photos Stand Out

Sometimes very small changes can have huge effects. This is especially true for photography, and this article will share seven of the most powerful …

How To Capture Personality in Your Senior Portrait Photos

Photo by Jennifer Basford<p>Jennifer Basford runs 3 Girls Photography based in Oklahoma, which specializes in high school senior portraiture. From …

How to Protect Your Photography Equipment from Sticky-Fingered Thieves

The stuff of dreams, weddings are usually filled with great love and emotion, and many a photographer finds immense satisfaction capturing those …

Olympus OM-D E-M1: pros and cons, how-to, news and more - CNET

Olympus OM-D E-M1<p>Lexy Savvides 30 September 2013<p>Last year's original OM-D certainly set a fire underneath the bushels of the interchangeable lens …

How to Use a Reflector with Natural Light for Powerful Portrait Photography

Building your lighting arsenal requires just as much thought as choosing your camera body and lenses. You have to consider what environments you’ll …

Wedding Photography: Shooting The Rings

In my career in photography, I’ve chosen not to focus on weddings as a business model, and shoot only a few every year. I try to avoid being …

Lightroom's Tone Curve Explained

It’s no secret that there are many ways to enhance our photographs with Lightroom. By using just a handful of sliders we can get some great results …

Tutorials

Humor: 10 Videos of People Using Their Gear in Strange and Silly Ways

Back in the beginning of August, NYC-based camera superstore B&H Photo Video launched a lighthearted contest called “That’s Not What It’s Meant For!” …

Time-Lapse Captures The Rise of the One World Trade Center Over the Past 9 Years

After recovering from the initial shock and devastation of September 11th in 2001, the city of New York began laying down plans to erect a new World …

Five Self Assignments That Teach You To See

In my 20 years in photography, I’ve seen a lot of different assignments teachers have given their students. Most I have heard, or been given myself …

Digital Photography