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Snapsation: A New Website Where Clients Can Connect with Local Photographers

Photographers need clients, and clients need photographers (even if they don’t always think they do). The issue is that most clients have no idea how …

Canon Launches EOS 101 Tutorial Videos to Help Newbies Learn the Basics

For a while now, Canon has offered online resources to available teach those who may be unfamiliar with, well, taking photos. In what could be called …

Check Out These Computer Generated 3D Renderings of DSLR Cameras

Back in March, we shared about how realistic computer generated images has been encroaching on the commercial product photography industry and …

Engagement Photography Tips and Techniques

The precursor to the actual event, engagement photography is what helps show the couple’s spark with each other and creates widespread awareness of …

Photography Tips

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

Exposing to the Right on Your EOS Camera

Over the years that I’ve worked as a photography writer I’ve noticed that people keep asking the same questions about exposure on their EOS cameras. …

Samsung Springs a Leak and We Get Our First Look at the Galaxy S4 Zoom

With a mechanical shutter and a 41-megapixel PureView sensor, the leaked pictures and video of the upcoming Nokia Lumia phone codename “EOS” have …

An Introduction to Bird photography

A Guest Post by Lithuanian Photographer Tadas Naujokaitis. Birds are very interesting creatures, but it’s not so easy to photograph them. Wild birds …

Photography

New: The Art of Baby Belly Photography

This new guide is designed to demystify every aspect of maternity photography. It covers posing guidelines for charming belly pictures, lighting …

5 Reasons Why Not to Become a Professional Photographer

Many people consider becoming a professional photographer. So, there are no shortage of tips and suggestions for making such a leap. However, here is …

How to Capture the Perfect Photograph

As artists, we see the beauty in the everyday. It isn’t easy to portray that beauty in an image. Getting what we see in our mind’s eye into the final …

Landscape Photography

Examples of HDRs and Night Shots in Wedding Photography

New photography businesses pop up and disappear every day. At least once a week, I get a new request to “like” a new photography studio from a friend …

What the Numbers on your Lens Mean

I've run into this a few times with students that feel embarrassed to ask what all the numbers on the lens mean. There's no reason to feel …

SnapChat Heading Towards Monetization and a Potential $1 Billion Valuation

To say that SnapChat has taken off would be an understatement. When we first wrote about the app in December of last year, we were impressed that the …

Video: The Top 15 Features of Photoshop Every Photographer Should Know

Photographer Jeff Cable has come a long way from his first few gigs shooting Bar and Bat Mitzvahs in San Francisco. Mostly sports-related, his résumé …

Applying the 3 Light Studio Setup to Outdoor Portraits

In today’s portrait photography photo tip we are going to wrap up our discussion of the three light set with a quick review and an example of how to …

Photography

How To Be An Optimist: 10 Habits That'll Help You Look On The Bright Side

It pays to have a sunny disposition.<p>Optimistic people have been shown to have healthier hearts, better stress-management tendencies and lower risk for stroke compared to their glass-half-empty-seeing counterparts.<p>Looking on the bright side is easier said than done, of course. Fortunately, there are …

Photography Success: What Does it Take to Make it as a Photographer?

The Internet is saturated with how-to photography tutorials. So often, emphasis is placed on technical details. Rarely do we hear more about the …

The Basics of Photography: C for Composition

Continuing on with our series on the Basics of Photography, this week we are at the letter C, which will be covering the topic of Composition. …

Minimalist Photography ~ 4 Tips To Keep It Simple With A Maximum Impact

Minimalism is a very subjective concept in the art world. The Webster dictionary defines it as follows: A style or technique that is characterized by …

Nikon D5200

The Nikon D5100 was a solid workhorse that catered well to the photographer wanting something a little more than just an entry-level camera. Its …

Nikon D5200 hands-on preview updated with menus, test data and samples

We've just added ten pages of content to our hands-on preview of the 24MP Nikon D5200, representing our progress so far towards the completion of a …

Nikon D5200 Review

No matter what your ambitions or skill level are, this camera could arguably be an ideal option for many when it comes down to plonking the plastic …

Nikon D-series

Nikon D5200 - Modest update to hot camera

The Nikon D5200 is a great camera, but it's not exponentially better than its predecessor, and it costs $300 more.<p>We loved the Nikon D5100, enough to name it our Camera of the Year in 2011. So the new D5200 (MSRP $899.95, with 18-55mm lens) has big shoes to fill — and fill them it does, perhaps a …

Professionals: You’re Not a Photographer, You Promote & Sell Photography

Can you imagine hiring the services of a lawyer who had never read a book about law? Yet millions of people start a photography business without …

Selling