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Deal Alert: Buy the Canon 24-105mm f/4L IS Lens for Just $648

Here’s a first-come-first-serve deal alert: if you’re a Canon shooter in the market for a versatile zoom lens, you can currently purchase the popular …

Five Gorgeous Camera Straps for Your Mirrorless Camera

Beautiful but functional camera straps should accompany your equally beautiful mirrorless camera. It only makes sense to adorn a beautiful Leica …

DIY No Frame Photo Display Ideas

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>No money? No frame? No worries.<p>Display your photos by using cheap everyday supplies from around the house.<p>Your …

Everything You Need to Know About Lightroom and Colour Space

One of the key differences between Lightroom and Photoshop is their approach to colour management. In Photoshop, once out of Adobe Camera Raw, you …

These Incredible Images of Smoke Took Three Months and 100,000 Photos to Capture

You probably wouldn’t think it, but capturing shapes in smoke is an incredibly difficult task. In fact, it took photographer Thomas Herbrich a full …

15 Free Organizational Tools for Photographers

These days, photographers are dramatically strapped for time. We live in a world where “busy” is the most common answer for “how are you doing?” …

Video: How to Effectively Capture Realistic-Looking HDR Images

There are many of us who sigh at hearing the dreaded acronym, HDR. Oftentimes we associate it with oversaturated, cartoon-like compositions put …

How to Create a Vintage Look using Lightroom

Before you create a vintage look using Lightroom, you have to decide what characteristics you think that look should have. It may mean different …

8 Ways to Reduce Noise in Your Photographs

You have plenty of options to choose from when you want to reduce the noise in your images. However, you first need to understand why noise actually …

Our nanny, the photographer Vivian Maier

"Honestly, my reaction when this process started was, oh, they're doing a movie on my crazy nanny who I never really liked," says Joe Matthews. The nanny's name was Vivian Maier, and she looked after Joe, his sister Sarah and brother Clark in the Chicago suburbs for three years in the 1980s.<p>The …

Escape - Photographs by Danila Tkachenko | LensCulture

Sometimes, we all feel the desire to get away from everything and be by ourselves. Even if it’s only a short walk or a long drive, or the occasional dream of a bigger place where solitude would be a virtue. Few, though, take Henry David Thoreau’s example to its logical extreme and become actual …

Kirsty Mitchell Bids a Fond Farewell to Wonderland with Her Most Spectacular Photograph Yet

Five years and 74 truly stunning (not the click-bait type) photographs later, photographer Kirsty Mitchell and the heroine of her story, Katie, are …

The Ultimate List of Keyboard Shortcuts for Lightroom

Photographers look to maximize the amount of time they spend behind the camera and minimize the amount of time spent in post-processing. But time …

How to Successfully Focus on Fast Moving Subjects

It’s harder to hit a moving target than it is to hit a stationary target; any sniper, archer, or NFL quarterback knows this to be true. Photographers …

How Self-Portraiture Makes you a Better Photographer

As long as art has existed, so too has the self-portrait. Van Gogh famously painted more than 30 self-portraits, using the available subject-of-self …

Photography

The Prettiest Way To Brew Pour Over Coffee

Introducing the Canadiano, a smart little wooden block for making a morning cup of jo.<p>Pour over coffee is having a moment. The method involves slowly steeping coffee by manually pouring hot water over the grinds, one cup at time. Devotees–including trendy coffee companies like Blue Bottle and …

A Portrait Journey Through Eastern Europe

This story is not going to be a technical how to. It’s not about lighting gear, cameras or lenses. It’s not about technique in camera or post …

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 …

Shooting Clinique-styled product photos

Photography

Online Photography Marketplace ‘Crated’ Offers an End-to-End Platform Like Never Before

When it comes to wanting to sell physical prints of your photographs online, there are but a few platforms. And of the platforms that do exist, many …

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 …

DIY: How To Build Your Own Ring Light

<i>Meet</i> <b>Jay Russell</b> <i>a.k.a.</i> The Photo Fiend<i>, a self-taught creative portrait photographer based in Calgary. Want to improve your portraits with a full,</i> …

SEO for Photographers: How to Make it Work For You

It’s a given these days that if a photographer wants to get his or her work seen by a wider audience, they will need a good website. However, getting …

Google Search

How to Use Luminosity Masks in Photoshop to Transform Your Images

From exposure blending to fine contrast adjustments, luminosity masks are one of the most powerful set of tools available to photographers in …

How to Make Your Whites Whiter in Photography

When talking about getting the right colours in your photos the best place to start is to talk about white balance. If you don’t know what white …

Landscape Photography

Synchronize Camera Raw Settings in Photoshop

Richard Harrington is the CEO of ThinkTAP and the Publisher of Photofocus.He is also the founder of RHED Pixel, a visual communications company based …

10 Things You Need to Know Before Becoming a Freelancer

As permanent and contracted photography jobs become scarce, many aspiring photographers are left with no choice but to become a freelancer. However, …

Employment

How to Succeed as a National Geographic Photographer

Being a National Geographic photographer sounds like a dream job for many aspiring photographers, but as William Albert Allard explains in the …

Photography

Gear Reviews: Leica Hammertone MP

One of my dream cameras since picking up Rangefinder photography. The Leica Hammertone MP is a limited LHSA (Leica History Society of America ) …