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16 Top Photography eBooks to Step Up Your Game

What’s the best way to invest in your photography? You may buy a new camera, some lenses or a crazy new tripod, that’s for sure. But will this make …

Photography

This Free App Turns Your Android Phone into a Universal IR DSLR Remote

If you’ve been considering buying an IR remote for your DSLR and you own an Android phone, you might want to hold off and try this free app first. …

One Light Tutorial: How Small Adjustments to Light Position Drastically Affects Your Portraits

Whether it’s by necessity or personal decision, sometimes we’re left shooting an image with only a single-light setup. But just because you only have …

DIY: How to Create an Entire Darkroom In a 3.5×7-Foot Closet

Do you love the smell of fixer on your fingertips and the ominous red glow of the safety light, but don’t have enough space to build your very own …

What to Do With The Photographs You've Created: 3 Ideas to Get You Started

Whether you've been photographing for a few months or years, one thing is certain. Your images are unique. They are from your perspective, your view …

Color Management

10 Most Common Mistakes Made by New Photographers

Whenever I teach, I get a lot of requests to review images. Over time, I’ve started to notice that a majority of the mistakes I see come from the …

Photography

Tips to Emphasize Your Subject in Photography

When you watch a movie there is one element that never changes: a leading character. The whole movie centers around this leading player and the story …

Landscape Photography

How to Create Creamy Black & White Images in Lightroom

Don’t let your black and white images fall flat. Bring out the true beauty of your photographs by adding vibrancy and creamy tones. Zach & Jody show …

Tutorials

Five Ways to Improve Your Eye for Composition

An eye for composition is one of the things that elevates the work of the best photographers above the rest. One of the best ways to learn about …

How to Create a Scar in Photoshop

How to create realistic scars in Photoshop, so you can look like a Zombie! Draw an Outline of the scar with the Lasso Tool to begin.

Changing The Look Of a Portrait With One Light In Different Positions | Joel Grimes

When it comes to lighting a portrait, the techniques you can apply seem limitless. Personally, I’m a minimalist and like using one light whenever I …

How to Properly License Your Images

Shot for Gear Patrol using the Yongnuo 560-II<p>This problem occurs for so many different photographers: a publication or company approaches them and …

7 Tips for Doing More Meaningful Street Photography

While it takes time to master the technical skills needed to excel at street photography, I think the most difficult aspect of the genre is trying to …

How to Find and Use Hyperfocal Distance for Sharp Backgrounds

You are out photographing a landscape. You have a nice foreground and background in the frame, and you want as much as possible in focus. You set a …

Digital Photography

What it Takes to be a Good Interior Photographer

Interior photography is the most challenging of all the professional genres of commercial photography. Every detail is critical. Every prop must be …

Colorful Abstract Macro Photographs Created by Injecting Watercolors Into Ferrofluid On a Magnet

Artist Fabian Oefner‘s project Millefiori is, like most of the projects we’ve ever shared by him, a mixture of science and art. By combining vibrant …

A Rundown of Common ‘Tricks of the Trade’ Used by Professional Product Photographers

A few days ago we shared a handy tutorial on how to properly light and capture a professional product shot of bottle, complete with a few neat …

6 Ways to Get Perfect Backgrounds for Your Photos

There are numerous factors that go into making eye-catching portraits: the subject’s facial expression, the lighting, the framing and composition, …

Video: The Golden Ratio vs. The Rule of Thirds

There are a lot of debates in the world of photography: Nikon Vs. Canon, DSLR Vs. Mirrorless and Full-Frame Vs. Everything Else just to name a few. …

Shot Face: Portraits of People Captured Immediately After Taking a Shot of Booze

Shots: they’re a staple of college life, avoided like the plague in other stages of life, and have even been the subject of a song or two. And …

3DAround Helps You Easily Capture 360° Views of a Subject with Your Smartphone

Dacuda, a company known for its camera-related applications, is getting ready to release 3DAround, an intuitive 360-degree interactive photo …

Photography and the Feelings of Others: From Mirroring Emotions to the Theory of Mind

Photography is powerful because we can place ourselves into the perspective of those we see in an image. Whether it’s street photography, …

Chris Hadfield Explains How Zero Gravity Makes it Possible to Take Sharp, Hand-Held Long Exposures

Have you ever noticed how, in every photo of an astronaut using camera gear in the International Space Station, there’s pretty much never a tripod or …

365/52 Project: Why Daily/Weekly Photo Projects are Good for Your Photography

Daily/weekly photography projects are a good idea whether you are just starting out or you have been doing photography for a while. Most of the …

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10 No-Nonsense Tips On How to Become a Better Photographer

If you’ve been dreaming of making photography your full-time occupation, photographer Scott Robert Lim has some no-nonsense, sugar-free advice on …