Alan Le

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Portrait Pro Peter Hurley Explains Why the Jawline Is the Key to More Flattering People Pictures (VIDEO)

Ask 100 portrait photographers to name the most important facial feature of their subjects, and 95 will likely say the eyes. But according to New …

Photography

Getting the National Geographic Lighting Style in Your Images

National Geographic was probably the first place I found truly inspiring photography as a kid: I was particularly drawn to both the color and the …

Photography

More Than An Image: Three Short Films About the Power of Photography

“More Than An Image” is a new series of 3 short films about 3 photographers. Produced by Wex Photographic in the UK, the videos discuss the power of …

Photography

Using Channels to Selectively Edit Your Photos

Have you ever wondered what that obscure tab called “Channels” in Photoshop does? You know, the one with black and white layers of your photograph …

Stop Apple Photos from Auto Launching in OS X with One Command

If you’re a Mac user and are annoyed that OS X automatically launches Apple Photos every time you connect a device or insert a memory card, there’s …

Here’s a Love Story Told Through the Viewfinder of a Hasselblad 501C

After seeing the Paris through a Pentax video we published back in August 2014, filmmaker Keith Tedesco was inspired to turn the concept into a …

‘The Bigger Picture’: Flashcards and an App for Photo Challenges and Inspiration

Photography can be a thrilling way to explore the world around us, but sometimes we need a bit of inspiration to get moving. ‘The Bigger Picture …

Lightroom Dashboard Can Help You Visualize Your Photography Habits

Lightroom Dashboard is a new browser-based app that helps you visualize your Lightroom catalog data and surface interesting details about your …

Lightroom

The Sun-Blaster: How to Build a Powerful DIY 1000W-Equivalent LED Light for $40

Want a portable and powerful LED light for illuminating your shots? The “Sun-Blaster” is a 1000 watt equivalent LED flashlight that you can build …

Portable

Lightroom Color Grading for Dummies

How do you move beyond using someone else's actions and presets to tone your images? It’s a lot simpler than you’d think. There are so many different …

Tutorials

‘The Rain Maker’: How I Shot a Conceptual Wet Plate Collodion Photograph

During past few weeks I have been working on a new picture I had in mind. This time I already knew the title: “The Rain Maker.” It’s a picture made …

Jerry Ghionis On Capturing Striking Images with Any Light Source in Any Environment

Jerry Ghionis is a man who knows how to make the most of almost any environment. Whether he’s in a proper studio setup or is trying to make the most …

How to Sharpen Photos using Adobe Lightroom

We all want tack-sharp images. Our cameras and lenses can only do so much for us, and once a photograph is <i>out</i> of the camera, the process of …

Lovely Film Of Parisian Life Presented Through An Old Pentax’s Viewfinder

<b>Using a Pentax 67</b>, photography and filming enthusiasts Mathieu Maury and Antoine Pai from Maison Carnot showed us lovely scenes of Paris through its …

‘Summertime’ Photo Series Captures the Carefree Joys of Summer in the Countryside

Summertime is quickly turning into Autumn. Before we know it, the sunshine and green tones that surround us will transform into fiery hues, with …

‘Orphan Girls’: Photographer Carolyn Drake Captures a Hidden World In Ukraine

Outside the faint burnt-yellow, brick-and-mortar walls of Internat Children’s Home you can find two disparate worlds: the verdant forest and the …

The Burning Man Time-Lapse to End All Burning Man Time-Lapses

Seven minutes. It’s not often we run across a time-lapse that lasts seven minutes, and even less often we actually watch the whole thing, …

CAMS Sling Strap and Plates Make Shooting Portraits Easier and More Comfortable than Ever

Most sling-style straps today have a problem: the mounting point. They all use a rather bulky connector or plate screwed into your camera’s tripod …

Photographer Makes Hip Hop Star Literally Hip Hop Around to Create Impressive Hyperlapse Music Video

Time-lapse and hyper-lapse photographer Patrick Cheung finished up his latest project a month ago after deciding to challenge himself to produce …

Get Lost in These Captivating Natural Light Portraits by Cristina Hoch

Spain-based photographer Cristina Hoch has a knack for shooting portraiture. Also a Biology major at the University of Granada, Hoch has been taking …

BTS: See How This Scary Short Film was Lit Entirely Using a Creative IKEA Trashcan Rig

You wouldn’t know it if you just watched the video, but filmmaker David F. Sandberg‘s scary short film <i>Not So Fast</i> is a testament to DIY creativity. …

How to Remove Objects From an Image With Photoshop

Photoshop has such a diverse range of tools and image editing capabilities that it’s hard for one person to learn how they all work. It’s easy to …

Tutorials

Tutorial: How to Quickly Fix Skin Redness Using the HSL Sliders in Photoshop

One problem almost all portrait photographers are going to run into at one point or another is skin redness. We’re human, there’s blood flowing …

‘What’s In My Bag’ Video from Erik Almas is Full of Both Great Gear and Great Advice

“What’s in my bag” posts oftentimes come across as a bit pretentious. Between pulling out this body or that piece of glass, it’s easy for the …

Getting Familiar With Color Relationships for Impactful Photography

The topic of color relationships in photography is somewhat akin to the topic of composition in that there are no set-in-stone rules governing these …

Color Correction and Color Matching Using Curves

A Collection of Powerful Black and White Images

I have a background in black and white photography – using actual film and processing in a darkroom. The entire first year of my two year college …

Photography

How to Remove Anything from a Photo in Photoshop