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How Our Changing Cities Are Transforming Street Photography

Developers, the threat of terrorism, and smartphones are all challenging the genre.<p>Nick Turpin has been around the block, quite literally. He’s been a practicing street photographer for nearly 30 years. But times have changed–so much so that Turpin now prefers the term “candid public photography” …

How to Speed Up Your Lightroom Editing By Using Anchor Photos

One of the ongoing pain points of being a photographer is the time we spend editing. Don’t get me wrong, I love turning a flat image into something …

10 Best Cities For Street Photography In The World

Listen Up Photographers! 10 Awesome Global Cities For Street Photography, Right Here.<p>Ever day dreamed of capturing <i>that</i> front cover shot of next …

Here’s the Best Way to Sharpen Your Images: Use This Free Photoshop Action Download (VIDEO)

Sharpening your photographs can be a dicey proposition: We all want crisp images, but if you’re not careful when using Photoshop’s Unsharp Mask tool …

Street view: London as seen by homeless photographers – in pictures

A crowdfunded photography calendar, created by homeless Londoners, shows off the chaos and beauty of city life

Homelessness

This DIY Overhead Camera Mount Is Cheap to Make and Won't Take Up a Ton of Space

Whether you’re a budding YouTuber or just want a stable rig to get great overhead shots, you don’t have to spend money on a pricey camera rig to get …

‘You Can’t Just Walk Away': Why Paula Bronstein Keeps Photographing Afghanistan

Once in Kabul, the photographer Paula Bronstein and I went to visit a mother and her two children as they smoked heroin in the tiny storage room where they lived. Their fingers black with tar, Zaher, 14, and Gulpari, 12, inhaled the drug out of a canoe-shaped piece of foil heated from below, a …

This $8 IKEA table hack produces killer product shots

Here is a nice concept for product photography. If you are familiar with table-top, you will love this table-bottom concept.<p>This one is coming from …

IKEA

Botched Steve McCurry Print Leads to Photoshop Scandal

Steve McCurry is, perhaps, one of the most iconic names in the <i>National Geographic</i> pantheon. A travel photography giant, his vibrant images have …

Brazilian Photographer Captures The Beauty Of Kids' Carefree Spirits

"They enjoy what they have and value what is simple: family and friends."<p>Brazilian photographer Mateus André doesn't have to look far to find beauty and inspiration. Since October 2014, he's been photographing kids in his neighborhood of Jardim Paraíso, an impoverished area in the outskirts of …

Photography

Capturing People and Their Surroundings Around the World

Craig Reilly, photographer based in the South London, is specialized in the street photo, landscape and portraiture. He has a fascination for people …

Photography

Readers' Showcase: Giulio Magnifico

<i>Udine, Italy. 2/20/2014. Nikon D800E + Sigma 35mm F1.4 Art. This man was sitting on a bench waiting for his bus at the station in my hometown. I took</i> …

A Simple, Effective Noise Reduction Technique for Night Sky Photos

Noise reduction for night sky photos can be tricky, because the algorithms at play often reduce the sharpness of your stars while removing noise in …

Cinematic Photos of Tokyo's Streets Magically Lit up at Night

Japanese photographer Masashi Wakui routinely waits for the sun to set before embarking on a quest to capture the city of Tokyo. At night, the city's streets are peppered with paper lanterns that give off a warm glow, neon signs that act as guiding lights, and plenty of people who are basking in …

Photographer finds beautiful way to capture images of camera-shy girlfriend

Photographer Mikaël Theimer always carries his camera with him, but Marion — his girlfriend of more than six years — isn’t always excited to be the …

Photography

7 Photography Composition Tips You Don’t Want to Miss

Photography composition, like any art composition, depends on individual preference. Nevertheless, there are some rules which may be a great help to …

Tips for Great Street Photography

So what is street photography? A simple answer would be, anything goes. Basically it’s to get out onto the streets of your city and shoot anything …

Loving Couple Recreate Wedding Day Photo After 70 Years of Blissful Marriage Together

Cao Yuehua and his soulmate Wang Deyi met in 1943 in Kunming, China when they both attended a ball held by the National Southwestern Associated University. "My dad asked my mom for a dance and they fell in love with each other almost at first sight," said the couple's youngest son, 60-year-old Cao …

Photographer Shoots Skydivers with a Helmet DSLR and Mouth Release

Skydivers often photograph and film their jumps with a GoPro camera, but what happens if you want to shoot higher-quality photos with a DSLR? The …

One Thing That Will Make You the Best Photographer

No, this is not a con, or a trick, or just simply an attention grabbing headline on an article that reveals absolutely nothing on what it promised! …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Little Snow Monkey Enjoys the Hot Springs

Winter is harsh in Japan’s mountainous Jigokundani Monkey Park, with heavy snow covering the ground for more than one third of the year and …

Monkeys

Car park art: Photographers create art out of the mundane multi storey - Telegraph

Lightroom Slow? Try Setting a Huge Cache Size

Here’s a quick tip: if your Lightroom’s Develop module is a pain to work with because it’s so slow, try increasing the Camera Raw cache size in the …

Tutorials

How to Make a DIY Grid Spot Out of Straws With Tape Instead of Glue

Photographer Isiah Xiong made this 3-minute video tutorial showing how you can quickly, easily, and cheaply build a grid spot for your flash using …

Tutorial: How to Light One Room with Three Different Atmospheres

Dedolight celebrated its 30th anniversary this year by holding an international competition in which competitors create the best tutorials they can …

How to Make a DIY Eyelighter Reflector for $40

After sharing his DIY square “ring light” build here back in July, photographer Isiah Xiong is back again with another DIY project. This time, Xiong …

A Simple Secret to Better Street Photography

What separates ‘standard’ street photography—the kind of photo that only holds your attention for a moment before, poof, you’re on to the next …

Street Photography

Boom! Woah! Exploding Box Photo Album

Some explosions are loud and pretty. Like fireworks.<p>Other explosions are <i>quiet</i> and pretty. Like this amazing photo album that we’re gonna teach you to …

Ignore the Barking of Dogs

Istanbul, 2015Dear friend,I wanted to give you some advice on bouncing back from negative and debilitating experiences when you’re shooting street …

Street Photography