Nicole Pfister

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Five Composition Tricks for Capturing Simpler and Stronger Landscape Photos

What makes a strong composition? Let’s talk about how you can achieve striking landscape photos in which less is more. Here’s a practical set of tips …

Landscape Photography

Photography Tutorials For Beginners: How To Use Gradient Filter In Adobe Lightroom

In this Two Parts of Photography Video Tutorial, Joshua Cripps explaining how to use Gradient Filter in Adobe Lightroom. Joshua Cripps is a full-time …

Tutorials

As a Photographer, These are 13 Free Apps I Wouldn't Leave the House Without

If you're a new photographer, let me let you in on a little secret...There are hundreds of photography apps available for iOS and Android devices …

Shaping the Light of a Landscape Photo Using Only Lightroom

There's often the belief that creating a fully polished photo requires the use of Photoshop at some point in the process. However, Lightroom is …

3 simple Lightroom tricks you should definitely know

Photographer Travis Transient recently put together this helpful tutorial that might just teach you a thing of two about Adobe Lightroom. The video …

Tutorials

25 Landscape Photography Tips and Tricks That Will Deliver Spectacular Results (VIDEO)

We often turn to Toma Bonciu (AKA “Photo Tom”) for concise tutorials on shooting and editing landscape photographs. In the six-minute video below he …

Landscape Photography

How to shoot great video with your smartphone

A rundown of the basics<p>We all shoot video with our smartphones, but most of us aren’t trying to make the next great Oscar-winning film. We’re just trying to capture moments that are important to us, or footage that we think will resonate with others.<p>There are a lot of little things you can do to …

How to Shoot the Best Blue-Hour Photos: Tips & Techniques for Pre-Sunrise & Post-Sunset Images

This may be strange to hear from a travel photographer, but I can make a case that location isn’t everything—light is. And I’d build my argument on …

The Amazing Polarizing Filter: Here’s How to Use It for More Dramatic Landscape Photographs (VIDEO)

Back in the days of film photography, the polarizing filter was widely considered an essential tool for shooting outdoors. These days digital …

Looking Sharp: How to Effectively Sharpen Digital Images

If you use anything more capable than a smartphone for making photos, then you know all about sharpening.<p>Well, at least you can find a menu item …

Here’s Why One Pro Says “EVERY” Photographer Should Be Using Lightroom”(VIDEO)

Last week we explored the differences between Lightroom and Photoshop to help you choose the software package that best suits your needs. In the …

A Beginner’s Intro to Using Histograms to Check and Nail Exposure

Once you understand how to read a histogram, it becomes an extremely useful display of the data that your camera is seeing. This 10-minute video from …

10 Tips for Great Landscape Photographs from Top Pros Nick Page and Thomas Heaton (VIDEO)

There’s always something to learn about improving one’s landscape photography, and what better way to up your game than with some great tips from top …

5 Great Books To Read In June

Some of the recent favorites we’ve reviewed in the BuzzFeed Books newsletter.

6 Exercise Tweaks That Make a Big Difference

Colin Anderson—Blend Images/Corbis<p>Getty Images<p>Matt Hogan/www.mphoganphoto.com<p>Jim Wilson—The New York Times/Redux<p>Getty Images<p>Celin Serbo—Aurora …

The Best Free Workout Videos on YouTube

Now that the holidays are creeping around the corner, you may have to break up with your regularly scheduled sweat sessions, at least temporarily. …

Exercise