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Photoshop Tips: Two Simple Ways to Change Eye Color in 3 Minutes

Amanda Diaz is not only one of our contributors at SLR Lounge, but also a very accomplished Fashion, Conceptual, Beauty and Portraiture photographer …

Photoshop

Thorough Tutorial Teaches You How to Fix Common Hair and Skin Issues in Portraits

Michael Woloszynowicz of Vibrant Shot is back with another share-worthy and thorough tutorial, and this time he’s showing you how to fix some of the …

The 15 Most Important Exercises for Men

Every guy who’s into fitness has some methodology, piece of equipment, or program they like over anything else. Some like to circuit train every day, …

Exercise

How to Get Kate Upton's Abs Without Doing Crunches

Last winter, New York City fitness guru David Kirsch kicked Kate Upton's butt into shape with stair running, pull-ups, and, of course, ab work. What he did not have her do...

4 Lenses Every DSLR Owner Should Snag

As I sit here cleaning and organizing my lens collection, I’m thinking about which lenses are the foundation of my photography. Sometimes for …

Let Logic Guide Your Gear Purchases

Picking new photography gear can be an emotional experience–especially if there’s almost always a photographer you really admire who used a …

Profoto Releases Start to New Wedding Lighting Instructional Video Series

If you’re looking to learn more about how to light in various situations at a wedding, Profoto released the beginning of an on-going video series …

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Magnificent Street Photographs in B/W this Season – Editor’s Choice

<b>Street Photography</b> and Black and White go hand in hand. Be it capturing the light, or a soulful portrait with great ambiance, or an incredible moment …

Street Photography

Adobe Releases Free Video Class For Beginners to Learn Photoshop

Picking up Photoshop as a new users can be hugely overwhelming—it's an immense program that with every successive generation adds even more content …

Essential Portrait Photography Photoshop Techniques

Over time, many budding portrait photographers often hit a plateau in terms of their shooting style and technique. Their gear bags have the lenses …

How to spot an award-winning sports photograph

The winners of the most prestigious world-wide press photography competition are announced today. This year I won’t be seeing if one of my efforts made it on to the final list, because I have been one of the judges on the Sports panel. Even though I helped edit the 11,000 pictures down to six in …

6 Ways Photographers Sabotage Themselves

Making a living as a photographer has never been more challenging. We’re being asked to deliver more work for less money. Expectations for transfer …

How to Color Match Strobes to Any Lighting Situation

<i>This is a guest blog post by Ian Christmann. The original post was published here.</i><p>I’ve worked out a process I wanted to share for color correcting my …

The Gap: An Inspirational Video About How All Artists Struggle in the Beginning

We’re not in the habit of reposting things we’ve covered before, even though at least once per week we run across some post or video from a few years …

13 incredible shots from the Sony World Photography Awards 2014 shortlist

The shortlist for the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards has been announced, recognising some of the most exciting talent in the world of …

Awards

5 Reasons to Try a Vegetarian Diet

Even if you're not interested in becoming a vegetarian or vegan, there are plenty of reasons to up your intake of plant-based meals. In my private …

What Is a Photograph?

Organized by ICP Curator Carol Squiers, <i>What Is a Photograph?</i> explores the range of creative experimentation that has occurred in photography since …

An Early Glimpse of Joe Giacomet's Shots for the Cigar Sanctum Ad Campaign

<i>All images shot by and used with permission from Joe Giacomet.</i><p>London-based photographer and cinematographer Joe Giacomet creates powerful photographs …

Inside the Camera Bag of Peter Read Miller: Super Bowl Photographer

Super Bowl 2013 is approaching very soon, and while there may be tensions with fans we can only imagine how much stress the photographers are under …

Happy 100th birthday, Leica!

As the world's original mobile camera celebrates its centenary, top Guardian photographers send their birthday messages to the little black box that changed their world<p>Now that we all carry cameraphones in our pockets, it's hard to imagine that the biggest breakthrough in photography actually …

40 Tips to Take Better Photos

<b>Many years ago when I was a starry-eyed undergrad I would ask every photographer I came across the same question:</b><p>“How do I take better photos?”<p>I was …

How a 365 Project Changed My Life

Just over a year ago, photography was my most precious hobby. I really enjoyed it and took photos fairly often, but I felt that if I wanted to take …

Why I Switched to Canon

I’ve had so many people asking about this, and its more than I can put in a short Tweet or Facebook post (and it would make for one really long blog …