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6 Ways to Add a Little Spark to Your Photography in 2016

It's that time of year again. A new beginning. A fresh start. Cheers to another year gone by and a toast to the year ahead. Some of us choose to make …

Landscape Photography

6 Tips for Capturing Dramatic Skies in your Landscape Photography

Don’t let the land in landscape photography fool you–a great landscape photo relies just as much on the sky. Boring gray skies make for boring …

Landscape Photography

Should You Spend Extra Time Location Scouting?

I was recently watching Lighting 201 and was reminded of the importance of location scouting and doing a recce. Pye was taking us through the photo …

PC vs Mac for Photography

When it comes to photo editing, both PC and Mac platforms can be very powerful and highly capable, with each having its own list of pros and cons. …

Bill Gates

8 New Year’s resolutions to improve your photography!

It’s that time of the year when photographers should look back on the year that was and look forward on the year that can be. Here are a few …

Getting Started with Shutter Speed: A Beginner's Guide

In the pyramid of factors affecting exposure, one of the core elements is shutter speed. Each factor comes with its idiosyncracies and shutter speed …

Shutter Speed

Is This How You Handle Street Photography Confrontation?

I’m always a little bewildered when I hear other photographers speak down about ‘street photographers’ and street photography. This is because I both …

Street Photography

Is Your Photography Improving? Graph Your Keepers to Find Out

Are you improving at photography? We probably all ask ourselves the question, yet often we don’t know how to find the answer in any meaningful way. …

Landscape Photography

Develop Your Negatives: How To Turn Bad Moments Into Great Photos

The next time you are frustrated, having a bad day or negativity is simply surrounding you, break the cycle and turn everything around with your …

Street Photography

5 Quick and Simple Lightroom Edits to make your Images Pop

Since its original release, Adobe’s Lightroom has grown into perhaps one of the best tools a photographer can use. Initially designed as an image …

How to Use Fill Light to Improve Your Portraits

As you advance in your photography know-how, a natural evolution will be your desire to light elements of your photographs in a way that you find …

Tutorials

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 …

Things You Should Know About Photography Competitions From A Judge's Perspective

Photography contests aren't for everyone, that's a given. And rightfully so–not everyone wants to parade their work around in front of a bunch a …

Handbook to the Stars—and beyond - Photographs by and interview with Peter Puklus | LensCulture

Over the past decade, Hungarian photographer Peter Puklus has established himself as one of the brave, inventive young minds in the field. After breaking out with a pair of monograph publications in 2012 (<i>Handbook to the Stars, One and a half meter</i>), Puklus went on to be named a FOAM Talent and …

Art

How I Work With Compositional Lines in Photos

Composition can make or break a photograph. This is why it’s important to understand it and know how to effectively and creatively use it. In …

Do You Like Your Own Photos?

Paris, 2015 #suitsDear friend,I want to tell you a story:I was in Chicago in 2014, and I visited my friend Satoki Nagata— probably one of the most …

Street Photography

7 Ideas to Help You Fight Gear Acquisition Syndrome

Gear acquisition syndrome (commonly referred to as G.A.S.), one could successfully argue, is the bane of every photographer’s existence. The …

Hoarding

Here’s a Photo of Tea Being Tossed in -40°C Weather

In cold enough temperatures, hot water tossed into the air instantly turns into ice. That’s what’s captured in this beautiful photo by photographer …

Nunavut

Trick: Erase Stubble in Seconds with Photoshop’s Dust and Scratch Tool

Here’s a short and simple 45-second video tutorial by UK glamour photographer Markp, who shows a trick for quickly removing a patch of stubble from a …

Tutorials

10 Tips for Successful Street Photography

The essence of street photography is about documenting everyday life and society on the streets. You can find opportunities to practice street …

Fisheye Photographs Capture the Landscape of China as You’ve Never Seen It Before

Since his early boyhood, Norwegian-born, California-based photographer Geir Jordahl has felt his eyes gravitate towards the fringes of both of his …

Photography

19 Photos that Capture the Enchantment of Wintertime (Sponsored)

These days, winter announces itself with snow days, scheduling delays, and red Starbucks cups, but to those who love the season most, winter …

How to Realize Your Creative Potential and Become a Better Photographer

Anyone who does anything worth doing wants to be the best. Maybe not the best ever, maybe not the best in the world, but everyone wants to maximize …

Photographer Creates Stunning Shower Of Ice Crystals After Throwing Hot Tea Into The Air During -40 C Weather

A Canadian photographer has captured the brilliance of physics in one spectacular shot.<p>Michael Davies decided to document what happens when you throw …

Nunavut

How To Upload High Quality Photos to Facebook And Fix A Common Mistake

We've all been there, we work so hard preparing, shooting, editing or whatever it may be when we're involved in taking photos. After everything is …

Powerful Photos Document the Iranian People Derailed by the Current Water Crisis

<i>“Iran is becoming an uninhabitable desert, and do not think it will happen in the future — it is happening already.” – Isa Kalantari, former</i> …

Middle East

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