Alyse Benae McKee

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10 Critical Assumptions That Can Devastate Your Artistic Goals

Every single one of us holds assumptions. They are part of being human. We assume there won’t be too much traffic on the way home from work, or that …

The Role of the Picture Editor

Georgia O’Keeffe holds her favorite stone from her rock collection. Abiquiu, New Mexico. 1966. She confessed that she stole the stone. <i>© John Loengard.</i><p>…

Ethereal Photos of Ice in Iceland

© Richard Bernabe/ Offset<p>Standing on the shores of Iceland’s black sand beach, South Carolina-based photographer Richard Bernabe captures pyramidal …

Creative Father Puts His 3 Adorable Daughters Into Funny, Eclectic Photo Manipulations

John Wilhelm, a 44-year-old IT director and father of three girls has used his passion for photography and digital photo manipulation to create a …

Step-by-step Guide to Long Exposure Photography

Unfortunately often it happens that the result we get is far from our expectations, and we end up classifying the long exposure as a demoniacal …

Photography

New Webinar: The Top 3 Ways to Get More Engagement with Your Imagery on Instagram and Facebook

You might be on Instagram and Facebook, but are you using these platforms the right way to grow your photo business? After all, finding success …

My Dirty (Photography) Secrets

<i>Feature image is dav.d photography</i><p>Transparency with my business and teachings is very important to me. Granted, I don’t need to disclose everything, …

3 Tips for Perfect Skin inside Lightroom

A simple rule when enhancing skin: Don’t make it look fake.<p>Too often photographers don’t know when to stop when enhancing skin. They take the edit a …

The Art of Photographing Children

Children are the most wonderful subjects to photograph. They can make you sweat blood, stand on your head, max out every emotion of frustration, …

Flow Chart Tries to Educate the Public on the Rules of Using a Photo They Found Online

When people are browsing around online for photographs to use, be them for an article, a project or something else, it’s vital to know whether or not …

Spellbinding Photos of California’s Central Valley Reveal the Dark Side of America’s Agricultural Industry

For <i>Kingdom of Dust</i>, photographer Matt Black documents life California’s Central Valley, where he has lived most of his life. Stretching for an …

Of Course We Took One Apart: A Look Inside the Canon 16-35mm f/4 IS

This is a geek article. Many of you don’t understand the term ‘geek’ properly, so perhaps this will help. As the graph below shows, if you aren’t …

Amazing Black and White Lightroom Tutorials

Processing black and white photos is a skill of its own. <br>Learn how it’s done – in less than 2 hours!<p>As a photographer, you know it’s super-important …

Why Curves is One of the Most Powerful Tools in Photoshop

To a novice photographer, Photoshop can seem daunting with its countless tools. To many experienced photographers, Photoshop’s curves can bring …

Foreste

Project info<p>In moments of reflection, when I need to be alone I go to that place that greets me in the best way . In that place where solitude becomes poetry . Forests have this power. Forests knows how to listen , can understand you without say a word and give you an<br>answer.

Get the Guide: 10 Branding Secrets for Photographers

What words would you use to describe your photography brand? Fun? Reliable? Adventurous? If you struggle to answer, our latest guide, 10 Branding …

4 Things I Wish I'd Known When I Was Parenting Toddlers the First Time Around

This is my crew. My first two are 18 months apart, my second two are 21 months apart. Right now, I'm raising my second round of toddlers. As I'm chasing my current little ones, I often think back to the first time I did this -- balancing one on a public potty while holding the other away from the …

I Have a Favorite Child. Admit It, So Do You.

Growing up, my brothers shared a room and slept in a bunk bed until they were around 10 years old. At night, my father would tuck them into their bunks, and before leaving the room would say repeatedly, "I love YOU the best!" while he pointed at both the brother on the top bunk and the brother on …