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7 Simple DIY Photography Tips and Tricks Using Only Household Items

The team over at COOPH today shared an insightful video that describes 7 DIY photography tips that use nothing more than items you have lying around …

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014: the shortlist - in pictures

Celestial Dance by Dr Claus Possberg (Germany). In this spectacular image of the northern lights unfolding over a fjord, in Skjervøy, Troms, Norway, the vibrant colours are produced at various altitudes by different atmospheric gases, with blue light emitted by nitrogen and green by oxygen. Red …

Canon's New Website Helps You Choose the Right Lens

With the rise of everyone and their mother purchasing a DSLR camera of some sort, it was only a matter of time until someone tried to do better …

Back to Basics: How Best to Hold a Camera When Shooting in Low-Light

One of the advantages a beginner in any field has over an intermediate or professional who is trying to improve their craft, is that the beginner has …

Photographing Architecture

Whether the subject is a historically significant building or a contemporary architectural masterpiece, here a few tips which may come in handy when …

Powerful Advice From Women in Portrait Photography

In what has historically been a male-dominated profession, two female photographers want to sit down and talk about what drives them as …

23 Landscape Photography Tips From A Pro

Landscapes may be a popular subject among photographers, but it takes a lot of mastery, patience, and a certain frame of mind to capture imagery that …

Landscape Photography

Jim Goldstein Offers Invaluable Advice for Novice Photographers

The question, “how can I take better photographs” never goes away for the photographer who is constantly looking to improve and evolve, no matter how …

5 Tips for Capturing the Magical Beauty of Waterfalls

Waterfalls are one of our planet’s most amazing natural features. Whether you’re witnessing the sheer power and enormity of waterfalls such as Jim …

Tamara Lackey Shares Her Tips for Taking Well-Lit & Properly Posed Romantic Photos

As one of the best-known and respected portrait photographers in the business, Tamara Lackey certainly knows her stuff when it comes to capturing …

Essentials: The Beginning Street Photographer

<i>Essentials is a series where we round up specially curated kits for different photographers in different situations. Other items could surely be</i> …

7 Cool Night Photography Tutorials For 7 Different Situations

Heading indoors after the sun sets deprives you of some wonderful photographic opportunities. From shooting the starry sky and the milky way to …

Developing Your Eye for Photography

Although there is much pleasure to be derived from taking a technically excellent photograph, there is a strong argument that a truly great shot …

Photography

Tips for Using ISO Settings in Photography

When you as a photographer—amateur or professional, analog or digital–practice your craft or hobby, you will at one time or another become acquainted …

5 Tips for Dynamic Family Portraits

Shooting whole families can be a hassle: the kids are bored, the babies crying, the parents anxious, the grandparents falling asleep. Well, Michelle …

Parenting

5 No-Nonsense Ways to Keep Your Photos Sharp

Modern DSLR cameras can produce very sharp images with plenty of detail. However, the chief limiting factor to the sharpness of an image is the …

Remote Controls

How To Shoot Light Trails

<b>Tristan O’Tierney</b> <i>is a self-taught San Francisco-based photographer who has mastered the technique of crafting with light. Also an iOS engineer, he is</i> …

The Five Tips to Creating Amazing Landscape Photos

In an instant, one can feel as though they are in another world. As a landscape photographer you have the power to transport someone in the blink of …

7 Street Photography Tips and Exercises to Try This Season

If you live near me, the birds are starting to chirp, it no longer hurts your face to walk out the door, and everyone sheds their all black winter …

How to Capture Striking Silhouettes in 7 Easy Steps (With 10 Stunning Examples)

Photographers exert an awful lot of time and anxious energy fretting over how to light a subject; specifically, we all tend to fear shadows. Harsh …

How to write about your photographs

I frequently run into being asked by photographers how they can become better at writing about their own work. This is not an easy topic to talk …

New Member Shout-Outs

With so many talented photographers joining PhotoShelter every day, we want to take a moment to highlight and celebrate a few new members that caught …

The New Look of Lifestyle Photography

Step aside, Martha Stewart: Photo- saturated under-the-radar publications with names such as <i>Kinfolk, Cherry Bombe</i>, and <i>Backyard Bill</i> are redefining …

14 awe-inspiring aerial photographs capture the beauty of the Earth

Earth Day is approaching, and to celebrate the beauty and bounty of Mother Earth, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite jaw-dropping aerial images by …