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Fall Reflections

<i>Harriman State Park, New York. Banerjee used an 80-200mm lens at ƒ/16 with a 1/8 sec. shutter speed on a tripod to maximize depth of field.</i><p>Autumn is …

3 Tips for Shooting Reflection-Free Photographs Through Windows (VIDEO)

How many times have you tried to photograph a gorgeous cityscape from inside a hotel room, only to be stymied by unsightly reflections on the …

Tutorials

3 Authentic Posing Tips for Couples Photography

There are a lot of articles and videos out there about how you should be posing couples to get beautiful, lasting shots. But, what many of them lack …

Weird

AP Exclusive: The final days of the Ringling Bros. circus

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An elephant stretches its trunk through a window to soothe a sick child. A woman gives birth and three months later is back performing on the high wire. A handler of big cats weeps as the beasts lope out of the ring for the last time.<p>These stories could come only from circus …

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How to Take Better Landscape Photos the Easy Way

Ok, ok, I know what you're thinking...<i>There's nothing easy about photography.</i> Either that or, <i>photographers shouldn't take the easy way out.</i>I agree …

Landscape Photography

Beautiful Art Photographs of a 1954 Corvette

Photographer Sarel van Staden based in Pretoria in South Africa is specialized in art photography of old cars. He recently dedicated a series to a …

Photography

Landscape Photography Accessories You Can't Live Without

When it comes to landscape photography accessories, there's no shortage of possibilities out there.There's the essentials, like filters, a solid …

Landscape Photography

9 Landscape Photography Rules and When to Break Them

Ask any beginner photographer, and I'd bet they'll say that landscapes are the easiest type of photo to take.After all, you just need a pretty scene …

Landscape Photography

4 Ways to Make Your Landscape Photos Look Like the Pros

It's a goal we all strive for as landscape photographers...To create photos that look like the ones we drool over in magazines and online forums.Of …

Landscape Photography

How to Edit Landscape Skies in Lightroom

Have you ever wondered how to bring out the detail in your overexposed sky without ruining the whole image? A problem you may run into taking …

Tutorials

21 Tips for Stunning Landscape Photography Anywhere

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.Find a Clear Focal PointI usually …

Landscape Photography

Photoshop Tutorial: The 5 Best Ways to Clean and Heal Skin Blemishes

If you are troubled by blemishes big or small in your portrait work, this 16-minute tutorial by Nathaniel Dodson over at Tutvid will teach you how to …

How to Get 3 Awesome Night Portraits in Under 5 Minutes

Shutterbug photographer Jordan Matter shares five great tips on how to shoot stunning portraits at night with very little gear.<p><b>Video …

How to Take Better Portraits in Direct Sunlight

Talented commercial photographer Lou Freeman discusses the best solutions for modifying natural light when shooting in full sunlight.<p>By using a scrim …

BTS: Watch Patrick Demarchelier Shoot a Beauty Campaign for Guerlain

There are many different ways to learn photography. For me, one of the biggest keys to improving my craft has always been observational learning. I …

Tips for Photographing Waterfalls — Washington Trails Association

<i>By Ian Terry</i><p>Photographing waterfalls can be intimidating. Balancing long exposures with tricky light conditions—while also managing composition—is a …

Optimize Lightroom to Run More Efficiently With These Seven Tips

One of the most common Lightroom complaints is that it runs too slowly. However, there are steps you can take to improve your experience. This great …

Tutorials

Finally! A Monitor that Displays Colors Correctly!

My colleagues at Photofocus have heard me and seen me say some very choice words during a time, not so long ago, when I had a monitor that wouldn’t …

Tutorials

Studio Tip: Nailing down your White Balance

Your camera’s auto white balance mode does a great job of reading the scene’s color temperature and choosing a setting from its’ collection of …

These Two Lightroom Tutorials Are Guaranteed to Improve Your Nature & Landscape Photographs

Most landscape and nature photographers consider Lightroom’s Graduated Filter to be almost indispensable for processing their images. The ability to …

4 Lighting Principles I Wish I’d Known When I Started Photography

When I first started photography, I struggled a lot with lighting. In the beginning, we’re often told to shoot our subjects in open shade, but if you …

Here's The First Look At The 2017 Pirelli Calendar

607<p>SHARES<p>Last year, the Pirelli Calendar swapped its usual risqué pinup parade of famous supermodels for more subtle (albeit semi-nude) portraits of …

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Apple Alums Dream Up a $500 Backup Camera For Any Car

Each year, drivers going in reverse kill 200 people and injure 15,000 more, most of them very young or very old. Backup cameras go a long way toward …

10 Photos of Melania Trump From Her Modeling Days

Though now in the public eye because of Donald Trump's campaign, Melania first came into the limelight as a model.<p>Melania Trump, a woman so glamorous that she eats diamonds for breakfast (at least, that's what the photo in a new <i>GQ</i> profile suggests), will be the first lady of the United States if …

Exclusive Weather Channel app launched for three Galaxy handsets

After a period of silence from its relatively new ‘Made for Samsung’ program, some may have been wondering whatever happened to the company’s exclusive software initiative. However, Samsung and The Weather Channel have teamed up to release a new weather app specifically for some Galaxy handsets …

Apps

10 best adult apps and porn apps for Android (NSFW)

The adult entertainment industry has come a long way in the last 20 years. Before, all you had were VHS tapes with poor lighting. Or magazines you had to ask people to get behind the counter. The horror. These days you can stream and download all the pornography you want, usually for free and in …

Apps

Understanding security options on the Samsung Galaxy S7

Securing your devices and data is more important than ever these days. Just think of the sheer amount of personal information we pour into our …

Curing Bedroom Boredom With Oceana Strachan & Yume Magazine

The talented people at Yume Magazine have delivered yet again, something that we keep saying and we’re sure we’ll keep saying well into the future at …

15 Reasons To Follow Stunning Model Lindsey Kevitch on Instagram

4.6K<p>SHARES<p>Following in the tradition of wonderfully curvy Instababes like Lindsay Pelas and Abigail Ratchford, we present rising model Lindsey …

The complete list of 'OK, Google' commands

There's a lot you can tell your Android phone to do. Yes, even "take a selfie."<p>With Google Now, you can use voice commands to create reminders, get help with trivia questions, and, yes, even find out "what does the fox say?"<p>And, with the recent update from Google, the voice assistant's reponse will …

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