Steven Dexter

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Joe McNally Shares Some Incredibly Useful Lighting & Basic Photography Tips

Joe McNally knows a good bit more about lighting than many photographers out there, and in this short video he shares a great deal of information …

Some Jerk Stole My Camera — And Forced Me Out Of My Photography Rut

<i>This article was republished with kind permission from ReadWrite and Taylor Hatmaker.</i><p>One particularly shitty evening two months ago, a …

Nikon D610 vs Canon 6D - High ISO Test « NEW CAMERA

High ISO test of Nikon D610 and Canon 6D, both are entry level fullframe camera, Nikon D610 is Just announced by Nikon that replaces the faulty Nikon …

9 Top Tips for Shooting Waterfalls, Creeks and Streams

Waterfalls, creeks and streams are something of a photographic specialty for me. Aside from the fact that there are thousands of them at my Vancouver …

Landscape Photography

17 of the Greatest Camera Hacks of All Time

We recently took a look at some of the best camera hacks that will save you tons of money. Today we’ve decided to turn things up a notch and progress …

Security Guards Harass Photographer and Erase His Photos During Infuriating Run-In

“This crap is why I can’t make a timelapse landscape of Chicago.” That’s the title of a video and Reddit post by Chicago-based photographer Benn …

Gareth McConnell's decade-long photography series of ravers the morning after found a new lease of life when he started 'degrading and attacking' the prints<p>From 2002 to 2011, Gareth McConnell shot portraits of young ravers in Ibiza, creating a series called Nothing Is Ever the Same As They Said It …

Using Found Objects as Light Sources for Photography

At first glance, many objects we see when scouting shooting locations deter us from setting up our gear to take photos. We may find a lot of things …

Red Hair and Bears: The Making of an Internet Sensation | Exclusive Interview with Katerina Plotnikova

Unless you were living in a cave the last few weeks, you’ve likely seen the work of Russian photographer Katerina Plotnikova all over the Internet. …

Clever Hack Gives Your DSLR Nine Times the Battery Life

When it comes to days where there are long periods of shooting — particularly video — it’s always nice to know you have enough battery power to make …

Image Search Engine Optimization Tips Photographers Should Know

As a man, I tend to revert, at times, to a neanderthal. Go days without shaving, give in to an almost primal interest in females, and have the urge …

Simple Trick Allows You to Transfer Images Onto Wood Using Only an Inkjet Printer

In what is one of the coolest photography hacks I’ve seen in a while, Steve Ramsey from Woodworking for Mere Mortals shows you how to easily create a …

Improve Your Images with the Lightroom Graduated Filter Tool

The Lightroom Graduated Filter is a versatile tool for making local adjustments to your photos. Don’t be fooled by the name – it may be named after a …

How to Fix Your Editing Mistakes By Using Photoshop CC’s History Panel

The world of digital photography can be mind blowing sometimes, or at the very least, super convenient. With today’s advancements in image editing, …

Grab Them Quick: Amazing Photography Deals and Freebies

Say cheese! We've brought you smiles in the form of great deals and freebies. This week, we have for you some fantastic photography deals that …

Long Exposure Photos of Tokyo at Night

all photos courtesy Noisy Paradise<p>By day, Tokyo is a powerhouse of pulsating energy, fueled by a cellular system of multiple city centers, each the …

HONY’s Brandon Stanton Explains How to Approach Strangers During Must-See Q&A

Brandon Stanton, the photographer behind the now iconic Humans of New York photo blog and #1 NYT bestselling book Humans of New York recently sat …

Product Photography Tutorial: How to Get ‘Clinique’ Style Product Shots

When it comes to product photography, the smallest changes in lighting and setup can completely alter the final image, for better or worse. This …

Captivating Video: Footage of 1924 London Overlaid Onto Footage of 2014 London

We’ve shared his work before here on PetaPixel, but this time filmmaker Simon Smith has stepped up his game.<p>Whereas his previous collaboration …

Over 400 Photos from 1938 Italy, Including One of Hitler, Found on Film Purchased at a Thrift Shop

I have a feeling this is something every photographer does or has done at some point in their life. Walking through a flea market or thrift shop, …

Samsung Unveils the New Galaxy K Zoom: A Camera Phone Worthy of the Name

The Galaxy S4 Zoom camera/smartphone officially has a newer, sleeker younger sibling. Announced late last night, Samsung has taken a bit of the focus …

Photoshopped Portraits Paint a Creepy and Cuddly Picture of Infamous World Leaders

What happens when you use a generous dose of juxtaposition in combination with some digital retouching skills? You end up with a rather humorous …

The Magic Light of the Golden Hour

What is Golden Hour? My absolute favorite time to photograph anything is a time of day called the Golden Hour. The Golden Hour occurs during the time …

Photography

Quick Tip: 3 Ways to Master Your Use of Foregrounds

How often do you think about foregrounds? If you have a natural eye for composition, you might be including interesting foregrounds without even …

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Easily Replace The Sky in Your Photos Using The Gradient Tool

In my previous article, I talked about how powerful luminosity masks are in blending multiple exposures. However, using the same exposures as last …

Tutorials

Tips on Using Circular Polarizing Filters

One of the major challenges in landscape photography is managing reflected light, especially when working around water. The single best way to subdue …

DIY: Camera Brooch

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>Boring Blazer? Tiresome Trench? Stupid Suit?<p>No need to rush out for a full-on makeover. Give your stale clothes a …