Anne Kasten

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How to shoot the best black and white photos on your iPhone

Looking to snap the best black and white photography with your iPhone? Here are a few tips and tricks to keep in mind!Shooting in black and white can …

Mobile Photography

No One Would Buy My Photos, So Here They Are For Free: Mosul 2017

My name is Kainoa Little, and I am a Shoreline, Washington-based photographer. I was in Mosul in April and May 2017, documenting Iraqi forces as they …

The biggest mistake people make when taking photos of food, according to food stylists

Deep purple smoothies piled with juicy blueberries, rustic handmade bowls packed with hearty grains and sauted kale, and waffle cones of gelato …

Our Top Camera Recommendations For Wedding Photographers

It is no secret that the wedding photography niche is one of the most lucrative and ‘safe’ (as in, we don’t expect people to stop getting married and …

Cameras

The Best and Worst Ways to Carry Your Camera Gear: Straps, Slings, and More

There are almost as many ways to carry your camera gear as there are photographers, but what are the best and worst options? In this video, …

Start A Photography Business With These Simple and Effective Tips

Starting a photography business can be a stressful, time-consuming task.But do it right, and you can build a business that is successful for years to …

Small Business

For the serious Smartphone Shutterbug

The iPhone camera isn’t one to be messed with. It’s gone head on with even DSLRs, becoming a professional photography medium in itself. Moment’s …

Mobile Photography

Gear Tips for the Traveling Photographer

I travel with camera battery chargers that are smaller and lighter than the chargers that came with my cameras. I bought my chargers on Amazon, and …

United States

Five Purchases That Changed My Photography Forever

Let's face it. We’re all gear-junkies and tech-geeks whether we choose to admit it or not. Chances are that many of us have made hundreds of …

What You Need to Start Your Own Photography Studio

When many of us first entered into the realm of photography, most of us had the same question: What gear should I get? What do I need? Jay P. Morgan …

Cameras

Hands On With the New Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 G2

If you’ve read any photography website or stopped into a store recently, you probably know that the creative options available to photographers are …

4 Lighting Principles I Wish I’d Known When I Started Photography

When I first started photography, I struggled a lot with lighting. In the beginning, we’re often told to shoot our subjects in open shade, but if you …

Which Lens Should YOU Buy? Watch This Video from Peter McKinnon Before You Decide

Last week we wrote about What The Lens, a new website designed to help Canon shooters choose the lens that’s best for their style of photography. If …

10 Things I’ve Learned from 10 Years Shooting with a Hasselblad

This year marks the point at which I have been using Hasselblad cameras for over a decade. My first was a 201F in 2007, before moving to a 203FE in …

How to Improve Your Photography Composition with Any Camera

Composition has the power to make or break your photos. Photographer Marcin Lewandowski demonstrates in this short video:Camera technology has …

Fun-Da-Mental

12 Essential iPhone Photography Apps and Accessories

Take your pictures to the next level.<p>Every iPhone has an excellent camera right out of the box. However, with the help of third-party apps and accessories, you can improve the quality of your mobile photos and videos even more.

Mobile Photography

Beginner Photography Tip: Advanced Controls That Will Take Your Photos to the Next Level

Tell me if this sounds familiar...You've been dabbling in photography for awhile now, but find yourself wanting to learn more.You have a good handle …

Shutter Speed

What to Bring on the Road: Pro Shooter Deborah Sandidge's Favorite Travel Photography Gear

Somewhere along the line in a pro photographer’s career, or amid an enthusiast’s pursuit of picture making, you achieve a balance between geared up …

Nikon Clarifies Their Path Forward: Will Concentrate on Mid-to-High-End DSLRs, Mirrorless Cameras & Lenses

Ever since Nikon recently announced an “extraordinary” financial loss and cancelled the long-awaited DL Series of premium compact cameras, there have …

Imaging

Kodak Ektar 100: An Ideal, Affordable Film for Landscape Photography

In this article, we won’t be talking about cameras and film only. Today I also want to share with you a beautiful region of Ireland that I discovered …

Here's how to properly wear a camera strap

How not to take a picture ever. Eldar Nurkovic/Shutterstock<p>Any professional photographer can instantly tell what the person in this picture is doing wrong. Can you?<p>Hint: look at the camera strap.<p>The quickest way to tell an amateur with a fancy DSLR from a pro before they even begin shooting is to …

Time I

11 Examples of Why Black and White Photos are More Elegant at Times

There's just something about black and white photos that exude class and sophistication.<p>That's on full display in the featured image above. The woman …

Rant: There are Two Kinds of Photographers

I will probably get a bunch of hate for this article, but whatever. Hopefully, my message will help someone. I realize this site is frequented by …

Tips for Processing Your Smartphone Photos

There's no denying it - mobile photography is better than ever.<p>Not only are the phones in our pockets more capable of taking stellar photos, but the …

Mobile Photography

How I Motivate Myself to Make Photos

About to leave our apartment in Hanoi / Macro photo of Cindy’s hand.I have a hard time motivating myself to take photos. This is what works for me:1. …

Street Photography

How I Transitioned from a Musician to a Photographer

I’d love to give you some philosophical answers on how my photography connects to my music, but I can’t. Truthfully, I invested my time in …

Simple Tricks to Getting Sharp Images With Your Camera

Let's face it.There are a lot of things that can go wrong when creating a photo.The horizon might be off or the framing might not be pleasing to the …

Framing

7 tricks and tips to let you get the most out of your smartphone photography

I use my phone’s camera far more than I would have ever expected a few years ago. Sure, they never really compete with large sensor cameras and …