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A Unique and Powerful Color Correction Technique for Photoshop

Colors casts can happen for a wide variety of reasons ranging from white balance issues to weird venue lighting or poor filter design. And just like …

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Enter The 2017 PhotogrVphy Grant for a Chance at $1000

PhotogrVphy Magazine established the annual $1000 PhotogrVphy Grant to support photographers working across genres around the world. Every year, they …

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These Photo Contests Will Help You Grow As a Photographer

My position on photography contests is clear. I'm against contests organized by organizations <i>unrelated</i> to photography. Competitions offer a wide …

Learn to Code: Harvard's Free Online Computer Science Course

HTML, CSS, JavaScript, C, SQL, PHP, and More<p>Harvard’s “Introduction to Computer Science” course is widely regarded as the best computer science …

Free Online Photography Courses

These free online photography courses can help you adjust your lens, frame your subject, fix your lighting, and edit your photos. Whether you're …

Photography

How to Create Long Exposure Light Trails in Video with After Effects

In this tutorial, I’ll break down how I create light trails from video and how you can create a video panning shot. A panning shot is where a camera …

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How to Boost Your Photography Sales and Get Published in Magazines

Are you just getting started with your photography business, or struggling to find clients? This 15-minute video from French photographer Serge …

Landscape Photography

How to Use Luminosity Masks for Landscape and Cityscape Image Editing

Luminosity masks are a fantastic way to make precise selections based on luminance values (hence the name). As with all things Photoshop, there are …

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Landscape Photography Primer: Getting Sharp Images With Depth of Field and Hyperfocal Distance

When you gaze upon a landscape with your own eyes, you see the entire scene in sharp focus. Recreating that focus in the images you make of the …

Lightroom Export Settings for Instagram

If you’ve been wondering what the best Lightroom export settings for Instagram are, this video is for you. As of July 2017, Instagram has an image …

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Which HDR Software is Best for You?

Zion National Park. HDR Processing<p>The HDR photography of the past is nothing like it is now. Most photographers have gotten away from the intense …

Zion National Park

‘Computational Zoom’ Lets You Remix Focal Lengths for Impossible Photos

Traditional photography involves choosing a focal length and position before snapping a shot. A new technology called “computational zoom” will allow …

Mobile Photography

The Most Common Amateur Portrait Retouching Mistakes

Here’s a 6-minute video in which photographer and retoucher Nino Batista looks at some of the most common retouching mistakes that amateur …

Tutorials

Instagram Hashtags for Fine Art Photographers

In April, we teamed up with Photoshelter to create <i>The Photographer’s Guide to Hashtags</i>, a comprehensive how-to for photographers who want to get …

Tamron Unveils the World’s First 18-400mm Lens

Tamron has announced the 18-400mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD, which it is calling “the world’s first ultra-telephoto all-in-one zoom lens” with an …

30 Composition Styles for Taking Good Pictures

Ever since I decided to start learning photography, I’ve been looking for a good catalog of composition ideas. Once you figure out the mechanics of …

The world’s largest floating solar power plant just went online in China

China has announced that the largest floating photovoltaic (PV) facility on earth has finally been completed and connected to the local power grid. …

Renewable Energy

Small island prison first to install anti-drone 'forcefield'

Prisons have a drone problem, in that they're being used to fly drugs and other contraband over walls and into the hands of inmates. Dealing with these airborne mules is tricky because you either need to hope they crash or catch their operators in the act, but one prison is taking a more proactive …

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49 Film Photography Blogs Worth Following

I’ve collected and shot film cameras for 40 years, but only started blogging about it in the last decade or so. I went looking for other blogging …

Drone Skydiving: World’s Newest Extreme Sport

Fire up the drone and grab your parachute, ‘drone skydiving’ is now a thing.<p><b>Ingus Augstkalns made the world’s first “drone skydive” today.</b> That’s the …

The drone industry takes two steps forward

On Thursday the FAA released an entirely new kind of map that will open up controlled airspace for drone pilots. To date, controlled airspace was a broad five-mile radius around an airport that restricted drone flight. The new three dimensional grids are less draconian. Instead of indiscriminate …

How Leading Solar Panels Stack Up Against the Competition

In the battle to win business in the solar industry, solar manufacturers have to find a way to differentiate themselves. Cost and efficiency are two of the biggest differentiators, and in the utility segment, a larger panel size can make installation more efficient as well.<p>Below, I've pulled the …

This Box Detects Home Intruders By Only Using Wi-Fi

Aura is a security device radically different than those that came before it.<p>A few years ago, researchers at MIT developed a new technology that could detect movement by measuring changes to wireless signals. This device, called Radio Frequency (RF) Capture, could in effect "see through walls" by …

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A Quick Photography Checklist to Help You Minimize Mistakes

Let's face it...<p>There are plenty of enemies we have to combat to get a shot that looks like the one above.<p>We all have things that require our time, …

Rant: There are Two Kinds of Photographers

I will probably get a bunch of hate for this article, but whatever. Hopefully, my message will help someone. I realize this site is frequented by …

India's first Mars mission in pictures

Pictures from India's Mangalyaan probe -- Asia's first successful Mars orbiter

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