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6 Things You Don’t Know About Apertures, But Probably Should

One of the first things that we learn when we start taking photographs seriously is that ‘aperture’, the size of the hole in the lens through which …

Photoshop Tips: Two Simple Ways to Change Eye Color in 3 Minutes

Amanda Diaz is not only one of our contributors at SLR Lounge, but also a very accomplished Fashion, Conceptual, Beauty and Portraiture photographer …

Photography

How To Add A Realistic Tattoo To a Person With Photoshop

I think the concept of using skin as a canvas is curious. I don’t have any tattoos, and in a day where it seems everyone and their mother has one, or …

How To Remove Bags Under Eyes Using Curves Using Photoshop

Mesmerizing (or Terrifying?) Macro Photos of Spiders Staring Straight at the Camera

Macro photographs of insects are nothing new; and yet, Malaysian Jimmy Kong‘s photographs of spiders staring straight at the camera are immediately …

Hate Parking Tickets? Fixed Fights Them In Court For You

Up to 50 percent of parking tickets are dismissed when fought in court, but it takes knowledge and time to do it. New app Fixed will do it for you. Take a photo of your ticket, Fixed contests it, and if it’s dismissed, you pay Fixed 25 percent of the ticket price. If Fixed loses, you pay it …

Sony world photography awards - professional shortlist

The World Photography Organisation has announced the shortlists for the professional, open and youth categories of the 2014 Sony world photography awards. All shortlisted images will go on show at Somerset House 1-18 May

Selfies at night: Canadian photographer immerses himself in the wilderness - in pictures

Paul Zizka takes photos of himself in the wilderness of Canada. He began photographing night scenes but by adding himself into the shot he created a relationship between the central figure in the image and the nature around him. Paul uses the HDR technique to achieve these results

Artist Meticulously Creates Alternate Universe Without Any Photomanipulation

Every once in a while, a refreshing artist pops out and does things the old fashioned way. In the world of photography, while the herd is practically …

NASA’s Iconic ‘Blue Marble’ Photo of Earth Turns 41 Years Old

Backlighting can be all moody and subtle, but you can seldom go wrong with full-on, straight-behind illumination. Especially if your subject is the …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Blue Eyes to Get Lost In

It’s that timeless question among photographers: how much photo-editing is too much? Some argue that photographs should only be “tweaked” by …

Photos

Getting Started In HDR Landscape Photography

I've been on the fence about HDR for quite sometime now. It's often overdone and over used which is sort of off-putting, but at the same time I …

50 Lessons for Stronger Photographs

Professional photographer and best-selling author David duChemin just released a very in-depth educational eBook deemed a “BigBook” at 200 pages in …

250 Million Reasons You Should Register Your Photo Copyrights

We recently spoke to PhotoAttorney.com’s Carolyn Wright and former ASMP President Richard Kelly about the importance of registering your copyright …

NASA Officially Joins Instagram, Already Uploading Awesome Space Photography

Although there’s no shortage of accounts on Instagram where you can see some great space photography courtesy of NASA, the space agency just upped …

How to Photograph a Portrait of a Stranger with the WOW Factor

Have you ever met a person, while travelling abroad or at home, who has such an interesting face that you would really like to photograph? But, just …

7 Tips to Make Your Photos Stand Out

Sometimes very small changes can have huge effects. This is especially true for photography, and this article will share seven of the most powerful …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Long Exposure Captures a Lot of Lightning in Utah

Mount Timpanogos, or “Timp” as some would call it, is the second highest mountain in Utah’s Wasatch Range. It towers over the Orem, Pleasant Grove …

Abandoned House Comes to Life Because of Unlikely Furry Inhabitants

<i>The House in the Woods</i> is a fascinating collection of photographs that show wild animals appropriating an abandoned home as habitat for themselves. …

Wildlife

These Are The Reasons Photographers Should Give the Square Crop a Chance

<b>Simplicity.</b> Simplicity isn’t necessarily a synonym for boring. There are times when less really is more. Given that you’ve got less working room …

What Does 30 Look Like?

Photographer Corina Marie Howell‘s “30 Project,” a series of portraits and interviews with 30-year-old women, was inspired by her friends as well as …

Second Skins: Photo Series Featuring Some Very Fashionable Animals

Miguel Vallinas’ series <i>Segunda Pieles</i> or in English, <i>Second Skins</i> is certainly not your run-of-the-mill series of animals being humanized by depicting …

How I Shot a Photo of Johnny Manziel for the Cover of ESPN The Magazine

With the college football season winding down, I had the assignment of covering the last Texas A&M home game. The last game I was available to shoot …

What it Looks Like to Leave Earth: Timelapse Photography

Many space and photography enthusiasts have taken images from the International Space Station files to create some rather stunning timelapse videos …

6 Must-Have iPhone Apps for Professional Photographers

If you’re looking for a roundup of the best apps for filters/composite images/HDR/etc., then you’ve come to the wrong post. These are the iPhones …

Programmed Auto: A Helpful Overlooked Exposure Mode on DSLR Cameras

In order to be a truly creative photographer, you need to take your camera out of the automatic exposure modes and put it into either Programmed …

DSLR Cameras

2013 Winners of the National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

The winners of the 2013 photo contest have finally been announced by the National Geographic Traveler Magazine. This year’s entries featured …

How to Avoid Losing Your Photos With Offsite Backup Strategies

As photographers, most of us are fully aware of the consequences of not backing up our work. Indeed, as we take more and more images, over that same …

Halls with balls: bingo clubs - in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2013/jul/16/bingo-clubs-michael-hess-in-pictures<p>720<p>Markers at the ready: Nelson's column, two fat …