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How to Use Lightroom’s Graduated Filter to Improve Landscapes

Lightroom’s graduated filter is an extremely powerful tool when used with purpose. For landscape photographers there are several different things …

Lightroom Walk Through - Event Photography Workflow with Phil Steele

Phil Steele is a well-known and respected photography educator. In this video tutorial he walks you through exactly how he works through the …

Video Tutorials

How To Photograph Strangers

Approaching strangers on the street and asking them if you can photograph them for your portfolio can be very intimidating for most photographers. …

How to Create Intense Portraits in Lightroom

Many times when you are processing portraits in Lightroom or Photoshop you are working towards a soft, pleasing look. However, with some portraits …

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How Urban Explorers Are Risking Arrest and Death to Explore NYC With Their Cameras

Here’s a 5-minute video by Seeker Stories about how young urban explorers are connecting through Instagram and teaming up to explore the hidden …

Urban Exploration

The Invisible Photograph: 5 Short Documentaries on the Hidden Side of Photography

Over the past year, the Carnegie Museum of Art has been slowly releasing a 5-part documentary series titled <i>The Invisible Photograph</i>, which offers a …

10 Valuable Lessons I’ve Learned About Street Photography

Introduction<p>First things first. My name is Marius Vieth and I’m a 26 year old fine art photographer from Amsterdam who loves nothing more than street …

7 Creative Photography Tricks to Achieve Amazing Results

Whether you’re a beginner in photography or pursue it as a hobby, we're pretty sure you’re always eager to learn some interesting tricks that will …

5 Tips for Shooting Concerts from Music Photographer Todd Owyoung

Todd Owyoung is not only a highly accomplished music photographer, he’s also an avid blogger, and graphic designer for the marketing team here at …

Got an iPad and this app? You’ve got a second Mac screen

Ever since the iPad first came out, people have wanted to use their Apple tablets as a second computer monitor, but most of the software that makes …

500px iOS App Update Debuts a New Camera, Adobe Tools

500px, primarily known as a community for sharing and purchasing high-end photography, has updated its iOS app to include camera features for the first time.<p>The new version of the iOS app, which also supports the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models, now includes a built-in camera with the option to control …

25 Must-See Wedding Photos From 2014

As 2014 comes to a close, we can confidently say that this has been an amazing year for wedding photography.<p>We've scoured wedding blogs, Pinterest and reached out to talented photographers across the country and around the world to compile the very best wedding photos of 2014. Below are 25 of our …

Rephotographing Route 66: Animated GIFs Showing 1930-1970 Scenes Compared to Today

Route 66 is a famous highway that crosses the United States, connecting Santa Monica, California on the west with Chicago, Illinois toward the east. …

Pushbullet improves Android-to-PC notifications with quick-action buttons

If you are like me you depend almost just as much on your smartphone as you do on your web browser. If I am not at my desk (typing away furiously for Android Authority) then I almost invariably have my smartphone with me. Being able to see my phone’s messages, notifications and incoming calls on my …

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People who work in creative industries know that the best examples of media creation software are made by Adobe. Whether it’s getting pictures just right with Photoshop, or putting together a whiz bang digital newsletter with InDesign, Adobe makes software to tackle just about any creative …

Old Glass: How to Use Old Film Lenses with New DSLR Cameras

Do you want a sharp and well built lens? Of course you do. Everyone does. Think you can’t afford great glass? Think again. You may not be looking in …

DSLR Cameras

The Foldio2 Foldable Pop-Up Light Box for Product Photos is Bigger, Brighter, and Better than Ever

Remember Foldio? Introduced a little over a year ago today, it’s an ultra-portable, foldable light box that gave smartphone photographers the ability …

7 Gifts for the Photography Buff

The internet is replete with photography-related gifts that are kitschy, corny, or just plain silly. Another lens mug. Yay. We thought you should …

Photo Editing

10 Truths About Being a Photographer

Is it the best job ever? Well yeah, sometimes, most of the time really, but it also comes along with some bullsh** that not everybody realizes. I …

Get Ready for the Holidays with this Tutorial on How to Photograph Christmas Lights

In honor of the holiday season, Jay P. Morgan of <i>The Slanted Lens</i> decided it would be a wonderful idea to show the world how to photograph Christmas …

Best Practices for Getting the Gig as a Freelancer

As Director of Photography for Sports Illustrated, Brad Smith is witness to a lot of freelance photographers trying to get their foot in the door. …

The Exodus Continues: Why One Photographer Ditched Nikon for Fuji

It used to be only outliers ditched their Nikon and Canon DSLRs for more compact setups. But as mirrorless systems get better and better, more pros …

DIY Pop-Up Photos

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>Flat pack, flat hair, flat soda. Flat out yuck.<p>Nothing good ever comes with just one level so it’s time for your …

7 Things Photographers Wish They Had Learned in Photography School

Hindsight is always 20/20, which is why if you’re a photography student or about to launch your photo business, you should turn to those who have …

How to Watermarking Images With Photoshop and Lightroom

Have you seen the writing on images? You know, the little pictures or words that show the photographer’s name? Those are called watermarks. …