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Best Digital Cameras at Any Price - Consumer Reports News

It’s hard to imagine enjoying the holidays without a camera, whether you’re taking the annual family portrait or snapping the kids unwrapping …

11 Photo Lessons Every Pro Learned the Hard Way

Avoid making an embarrassing or expensive photographic mistake with these top tips from the pros. We spoke to professional photographers in a number …

Old Shipping Crate Converted Into Sustainable Guest House

Old shipping containers can be an eyesore but not when they are transformed into contemporary, functional living spaces. Texas-based firm Poteet Architects, a company that strives to continue a sustainable revitalization of downtown San Antonio, recently developed this <i>Container Guest House</i> using an …

Green Roofs

A Comfortable Work Desk That Holds Everything

After much research, architect and designer Anna Lotova set out to create a workspace for the home that was both pleasurable to work at but also …

Furniture

Articles about 8 creative bedside tables on Dwell.com - Dwell

Searching high and low for your ideal table lamp? Brighter days are ahead.<p>A roll-out table that embraces its practical purpose with a distinctive design.<p>Don’t underestimate the big impact that small design details can have on a space.<p>With clever packaging, Bocci turns a humble electrical outlet …

San Francisco

Photographer Takes on Multiple Roles in Creative Self-Portrait

Los Angeles-based photographer and multifaceted artist Christine McConnell takes some really interesting images that place herself in multiple roles. Besides being behind the camera, McConnell also serves as the model, stylist, costume and set designer throughout much of her photography. Her keen …

Photography

Behind the Scenes with Queenie Liao and Her Adorable Nap Time Photo Series

Chances are good you’ve already seen Queenie Liao’s touching nap time photo series <i>Wengenn in Wonderland</i>. Late last year, the series went viral as …

What is the best aperture and focal length for portraits?

<i>If you're just getting started in portrait photography you've probably asked yourself what is the best aperture and focal length? In our cheat sheets</i> …

5 Simple Tips For Taking More Natural Family Portraits

Have you ever had a family portrait session, and either ran out of ideas, or didn’t know how to make the portraits look more natural? Below are 5 …

Parenting

DIY Idea: Upcycler Turns Old 35mm Slides Into Colorful Curtains

Got a couple of boxes of old transparencies and a bare window? Then designer/upcycler Scott Sherwood has come up with a great idea that will put …

Secrets to Crafting Top-Quality Beauty Portraits: Posing & Framing

This is yet another article of the Secrets to Crafting Top-Quality Beauty Portraits series. If you haven't read the first three, you can find them …

What To Do When Your Memory Cards Fail

Most of us have run into a situation where we find ourselves scrambling to recover files from a flash memory card, or a hard drive. I’ve found myself …

Raspberry Pi

Essential Tips for Long Exposure Photography

Long exposures are a whole different world of photography, and in the winter months when the sun is gone more often than not, they expand your …

Talented French Photogs Create Miniature Worlds Using Figurines and Food

Sorry, Mom, but playing with your food rocks. Especially if you do it with the imagination and exacting detail that French photographers Akiko Ida …

5 Ways to Create Detail Photos - Digital Photography School

Photography

5 Tips for Building Your Photography Portfolio

In this tutorial Hawaii photographer Natalie Norton offers 5 tips to building your photography portfolio from the ground up. Image by kk+. Recently I …

21 Settings, Techniques and Rules All New Camera Owners Should Know

If you are a new camera owner this guide will walk you through the most important settings, techniques and rules you should know.

Surreal Project 365 Portraiture Series by Young Photographer

Unless you are from another planet, you must have gotten wind of the fact that the concept of ‘365 day projects’ is all the rage when it comes to …

It's a Small World - the World of Macro Photography

en_US<p>article<p>It's a Small World - the World of Macro Photography<p>https://digital-photography-school.com/small-world-macro-photography/<p>Digital …

Catch is a Creative Stop Motion Short that Was Captured Entirely on Google Glass

We’re not entirely sure if this is the first of its kind, but this surreal stop motion animation is definitely the first we’ve run into that was shot …

Parallax Animation: Bringing Still Photographs to Life

<b>Update:</b> the photographer made a followup tutorial to answer all the reader questions, see it here:<p>A little technique called “parallax” can add a lot …

Tutorials

Clean & Modern Corporate Studio Shoot – How We Shot It

Background and Vision<p>A corporate photoshoot may not always be the most exciting type of photoshoot, but it doesn’t mean that there’s no room for …

Olympus Cameras

Fix Teeth in Photoshop and Lightroom

Howard Pinsky, an Adobe Community Professional, is an online educator providing content for Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom. His work can be seen on …

How to Take Beautiful Bokeh Christmas Images [With 39 Stunning Examples]

Pin It It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas… and in our forums I’ve noticed more and more great Christmas images being shared – some of which …

Photography

Secrets to Crafting Top-Quality Beauty Portraits: Studio Lighting

In this article I would like to share some of the basics and tips for those of you who enjoy shooting beauty portraits with controlled artificial …

Tamron 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Lens Priced and Available for Pre-Order in the US

The much-anticipated 150-600mm f/5-6.3 lens from Tamron, which replaces its current 200-500mm, has officially gotten a US price and is now available …

An Introduction to Tethering Your Camera to a Computer

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 …

Posing Guide for Photographing Women: 7 Poses to Get 21 Photos

Photography

Portrait Tutorial Feast

Tutorials

Light Painting with iDevices for Unique Product Photography

With the millions of product photos floating around television and the Internet, it’s easy for one product photographer’s carefully-crafted work to …