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Character, Style, and Mood in Photos

In photography, many of us start our journey by studying and learning from the masters of the art. But my belief is that many of us will eventually …

How to Harness Your Fear to Become a More Confident Street Photographer

Street photography is one of the most difficult forms of photography out there. Not only do you have to rapidly compose, frame, and approach …

Stop Hiding: Show YOU and You Won’t be ‘Just Another Photographer with Pretty Images’

In the world of photography, we typically hide behind our cameras and our images. Many of us are shy and would prefer to stay behind the camera, not …

SALT: Studies in Preservation and Manipulation

Project info<p>Despite the best efforts of science, authentic preservation of living matter is an impossible act. It’s an ideal that stands in tension with the transient ephemerality that qualifies life. And yet—or perhaps because of it—this tension makes the humble ambitions of the botanical sciences …

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10 Silly Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Image Quality

How many times have you captured an amazing image only to view it on your computer, or as a print, and realize that you screwed something up along …

How To: Create Dramatic Light Painting Photos

The popular technique called painting with light treats your camera’s film or sensor as a blank, black canvas on which you “paint” in your subject by …

How to do Great Photography Even When Your Surroundings are Boring

I have always been fascinated with great photography taken in areas that people might commonly refer to as ‘boring.’ I use the word boring because …

Digital Photography

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 …

Five Tips For Great Sunset Photos

Sunsets and sunrises are inspirational subjects for any photographer. In fact, a good sunset photo is often the reason people become interested in …

How to make a DSLR time-laspe

A few years ago I made a video about shooting a time-lapse sequence with a DSLR and then making a video from the images. Most of the information is …

Japan Multiple Exposure

German photographer Stephanie Jung did a series of photos in multiple exposure of different cities in Japan. A few photos of the same place but in …

Juxtaposer: The Best Layering App Ever

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>Want to be a game piece in Candyland? Want to ride a roller coaster down the Rocky Mountains?<p>Now you can do it all! …

7 Cheap and Easy Photography Hacks You Can Do Right Now

Created by photography magazine COOPH, this handy little video follows photographer Leo Rosas showing off 7 little photography hacks to help create …

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

Lightroom Tutorial for Beginners: Backlit Portrait Editing

We are sharing this tutorial from Lightroomzen. Very quick and effective editing for Backlit Portrait. Enjoy this Tutorial.<p>Tips for dealing with …

Top 12 Image Editing Skills Every Photographer Should Know

Before you start editing, make sure that you have a good image work flow. This means saving originals in a separate place to prevent you from …

How to Use Continuous Lighting for Basic Portraiture

This is the second part of my series on continuous lighting. In part one, we discussed a few types of artificial continuous lighting that you can use …

Shoot In Color, Think In Black & White | Make Your Skies And More Pop

I see in color, but I like to shoot black and white. Strangely, what I’ve found is to improve the color photography, I actually think in black and …

Arches Photo Contest Winners

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their creative and unique photos showing arches in different ways and shot from unique angles. A big …

Surreal Photos of Daily Life in Kinshasa Taken Through Trash-Strewn Puddles

In his magical series <i>Un regard,</i> Kinshasa-based photographer Kiripi Katembo Siku has made a beautiful, dream-like series on Kinshasa, the capital of …

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Call For Entries: Photography Competitions from Around the Globe

We hope you've been honing your photography skills because now it's competition time! It's been almost a month that our first post on photography …

Some Dos and Don'ts for the Aspiring Street Photographer

Street photography. Is it as simple as going out into the streets and taking photos? In the narrowest of views, yes. But street photography is …

Street Photography

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The Story Behind the World’s Most Viewed Photo, the Windows XP ‘Bliss’ Wallpaper

As of yesterday, Microsoft no longer supports Windows XP. And in honor of one of the longest-living operating systems, the above video takes a look …

The Life of Jack London as a Case Study in the Power and Perils of Thumos -- #1: Introduction | The Art of Manliness

“Jack London was the type of man to have commanded other men. [He has] eyes to inflame youth, inspire men, madden women.” -Frank Pease<p>“He just jumped …

How to Become a Better Writer: Copy the Work of Others! | The Art of Manliness

As Jeremy detailed on Monday, many colleges are turning out graduates who, even after four years of higher education, have cognitive skills that are …