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5 Tips For Better Photography With Any Camera

Blaming your camera gear for mistakes is a real no no in photography. In reality, a skilled photographer will be able to take great photos with any …

Photography

Good Crop Bad Crop - How to Crop Portraits

All images © Gina Milicia 2015 “Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.” ? Pablo Picasso When it comes to knowing what is …

How to Use the Powerful New Local Adjustments in Lightroom CC

Along with the new pano and HDR tools Adobe added a really neat feature in its recent release of Lightroom CC (or Lightroom 6 if you buy the …

5 Creative DIY Lighting Ideas You HAVE to Try

Great lighting—whether it’s for portraits, or macro, or even product photography—doesn’t have to cost you an arm, leg, and kidney. Just do a quick …

A Brief Intro to Shooting with a Rangefinder Camera

If you’ve never picked up a rangefinder camera before and have always wondered how it differs from single-lens reflex cameras, here’s a short video …

An Interview With Antoine D’Agata - Photographs by and interviews with Antoine D'Agata | LensCulture

<i>Antoine D’Agata is an itinerant figure: a photographer, a film-maker, a world wanderer, a member of Magnum Photos. As an artist, he is most widely-known for his graphic and intense images (some of which can be seen above). But during a brief sit-down with LensCulture managing editor Alexander</i> …

Is Black and White Photography a Gimmick?

In an age where digital photography is ubiquitous, and post processing allows everyman to bump saturation levels and create hyper-real images, black …

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. …

How Many Studio Lights Do You Really Need?

When it comes to the quantity of lights that one needs, opinions are often heavily polarized and a hotly contested debate often rages. There are …

The Magazine for Leica M Photography

My First Cover: Photographing Andrew McCutchen for Sports Illustrated

Being a freelance photographer has its ups and downs, its pros and cons. We all know this going into it. One of the most exciting parts, for me, is …

5 Business Mistakes Photographers Make and What You Can Do About Them

Why do some professional photographers fail to make it in business?<p>If you can’t cut it technically or artistically as a photographer, then clearly …

How to Do the Perfect Plank

Planking, (no, not that bizarre Internet craze) is a simple but effective total-body exercise. Holding the body (light as a feather) stiff as a board …

Before-and-After Photo Series Shows How Dramatically Lighting Affects Portraits

It’s not news that lighting makes or breaks an image, particularly portraits. But in <i>Perception Is Reality</i> by photographer Sebastian Petrovski, we get …

How to Create ‘Vortex Star Trails’ in Nightsky Astrophotography Time-Lapses

A common technique used in still astrophotography is the creation of startrails, a method by which a photographer overlays multiple long-exposure …

Boudoir Posing Guide eBook

1<p>The Complete Guide to Boudoir Posing<p>Your time during a boudoir shoot is quite often very limited. The following posing guidelines are designed to be …

Video: Zack Arias Walks Through a Photo Shoot From Beginning to End

In the above behind the scenes, notable photographer Zack Arias takes us behind the scenes for a first-hand perspective of how a photo shoot goes …

How to Easily Improve Your Skies in Adobe Lightroom

These two techniques are very useful for making quick and easy adjustments to dull looking skies. As with all digital images, you will degrade the …

Tutorials

Life After Dark: Helpful Tips for Street Photography at Night

To the surprise of no one, the topic of light is relatively common here on Light Stalking; search the archives and you can easily find plenty of …

3 Composition Rules You Have Probably Never Heard of Before

Composition is one of the most important skill areas of photography. Of course, some may argue that it is the camera, while others would say it is …

PictureCorrect

Saturday, March 31st, 2018<p>Since real estate photography has some pretty unique attributes, there are some secrets that most might not know about when …

How to Use Continuous Lighting for Basic Portraiture

This is the second part of my series on continuous lighting. In part one, we discussed a few types of artificial continuous lighting that you can use …

How To Avoid Getting Underpaid As A Photographer

How to Avoid Getting Underpaid – Borrow from another Industry<p>The passion for photography can easily be turned into a profitable career. Plenty of …

How to Read a Histogram: Underexposed? Overexposed? Or Just Right?

<i>Editor’s</i> <i>Note: The following is an excerpt from a new book called the</i> <b>Photofocus Guide:</b> <i>Develop Great Images in Lightroom. This book is almost done and</i> …

Black and White photography's dirty little secret - INSPIRED EYE

If you are into <i>Black and White photography</i> as a beginner, here's a little “secret” that you might find useful for your own.<p><b>Never shoot in Black and</b> …

10 Helpful Tips to Jumpstart Your Stock Photography Business

If you are like me, you’re new to the stock photo industry. I have been taking photos for 13 years now, and have previously been on the buyer’s side …

7 Cheap and Easy Photography Hacks You Can Do Right Now

Created by photography magazine COOPH, this handy little video follows photographer Leo Rosas showing off 7 little photography hacks to help create …