Sharon Fry

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Why I Downgraded Gear To Upgrade My Photography

Nineteen years ago I got my first real camera, a Canon EOS Rebel X. This 35mm film camera for me was something I had been lusting after for years, …

Cameras

Apple watch try-ons: Delight and accessibility

Right now, when my iPhone 5c is charging or is in my purse, I miss messages and calls, and I'm hoping the Apple Watch and its notifications solve …

The Exposure Triangle: aperture, shutter speed and ISO explained

<i>The Exposure Triangle sounds like the name of a complex spy novel, but in reality this is the term used for the three fundamental elements of</i> …

Five Useful Lightroom Keyboard Shortcuts

Adobe makes life easier for Lightroom users by building in keyboard shortcuts. You probably know some of the more important ones by heart (e.g.: T to …

Happiness

How Creating an Outdoor Studio Can Make You a Better Photographer

I, like many photographers out there, don't have a studio, or don't have the money to rent out studio space every time I want to do a shoot. While …

20 Ways Gratitude Improves Productivity

Gratitude is often misunderstood. When we use it well we free ourselves to engage more fully with life improving our relationships and productivity.

Gratitude

How to spot faked photos

Like it or not, photographic manipulation is now easier and the results better than ever before. Usually, the alterations are fairly benign - …

Future PLC

Push-up

Project info<p>Push-up<br>For Push-up, an installation of 14 photographs and one slideshow-projection, Kruithof asked business people to perform as many push-ups as they could at the entrance of large corporation buildings in New York. She continued to photograph them, until security guards told her to …

New York State

6 Mistakes You're Making When Hanging a Gallery Wall

Everyone loves a good gallery wall. But how do you get it right? Here are some common mistakes people make when hanging a gallery wall.<p><i>Photo and Interior design by Amy Neunsinger</i><p><b>1. Not Using Various Artwork Sizes</b>Use a couple of larger pieces to focus the eye. "I usually vary the sizes of the …

4 Reasons Shooting at Sunrise and Sunset Will Help You Take Better Photos

Perhaps the most important change you can make to improve your photography is to change the time of day you are shooting. It is as simple as that. …

Convert Your Color Photos to Black & White in Lightroom Using These 4 Quick Methods

Converting color images to black & white is easy. All it usually takes is a click but when done mindfully, it can take an image from average to …

Our Top 10 Tips for Jumpstarting Your Photography Career {2014 Edition}

2014 is coming to a close and I’ve been reflecting back on the incredible year I’ve had as a photographer, and as a writer here at SLR Lounge. I’m so …

Close-Up and Macro Photography Tips

If there’s one thing I like about macro and close-up photography, it’s that no matter where you are right this moment, there is a fascinating subject …

Springtime Sunset

A Simple Tip For All Photographers: Just Be There and Get The Shot

Recently, I saw a collection of April Fools posts on Facebook by photographers who tried baking in some irony by sharing photos from a …

5 Proven Ways to Create a Happy, Fulfilling Life

<b>“It is not in the pursuit of happiness that we find fulfillment, it is in the happiness of pursuit.”</b> <b>~</b><b>Denis Waitley</b><p>Happiness.<p>You want it. You seek it. …

Happiness

Mark Dorf's Alternate Landscapes

Whether behind a camera or behind a computer screen, Mark Dorf finds himself returning to the subject matter of landscapes—both the natural and the digitally construed. "I tend to travel a lot to find these remote areas that feel as though they’re untouched, but, of course, they are—every landscape …

Grand Canyon

About 20 Watch app developers visiting Apple labs each day under tight scrutiny

Roughly 20 developers are coming to Apple's labs in Sunnyvale, Calif., each day in order to test their apps on the Apple Watch, doing so under …

31 Insanely Clever Products To Organize Your Whole Life

Your clutter will soon be under their control. 1. Magne […]

DIY: Rolling Underbed Wood Storage Cart

I’ve been busy-busy on finishing up the details for my boys room makeover. This room has taken quite the turn from it originally being a boy/girl, …

Quick Guide to Using Image Sharpening Software

Sharpening images can be a great tool for drawing viewer focus and emphasizing texture. It’s also something that pretty much all photographs will …

Tutorials

Photography Tips: Don't be afraid to get it 'Wrong'. Fear is a creativity killer!

How to Use a Wide-Angle Lens for People Photography

Wide-angle lenses are indispensable in travel photography. When I organize photo tours, I find that each and every trip has a storytelling component. …

Digital Photography