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5 Reasons Why Pictures Make Your Flipboard Magazine Better

Flipboard is a visual platform. Photographs don’t just make your magazines <i>look</i> better, they also help to increase their discoverability and engagement.<p>The brain processes images 60K times faster than text.<br>• 90% of the information transmitted to the brain is visual.<br>• 40% of our neural tissue is directly …

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What Does it Take to be a National Geographic Photographer?

Many photographers dream of photographing for National Geographic. So much in fact, the magazine has become iconic in the eyes of amateur and …

Portrait Tips for Posing Women

Unless you're working with professional models who know exactly what to do, and how to pose in front of the camera, most of your clients are …

Self-awareness

5 Pieces of Free Post Production Software for Photographers

Free software. In the past, this phrase to many of us suggested, poor quality, clunky and inefficient. Time have changed however and in the …

DSLR vs. Mirrorless: There is No Debate to Settle

Anyone who has been involved in photography long enough should be familiar with the sometimes contentious debate about the differences, whether real …

How to Make the Mundane Look Good in Photography

We often think of photography in two ways, photographing things that are beautiful, or documenting reality, which is often the anthesis to beautiful. …

This is the ‘Dehaze’ Tool Coming to Lightroom

At Adobe MAX 2014 last October, Adobe gave a tech preview of a new “dehaze” feature that it’s currently developing that can seemingly magically …

Solar Portraits: Myanmar - Photographs and text by Rubén Salgado Escudero | LensCulture

While for some, electricity is a given, a complete afterthought, for others, electricity is a luxury. Solar Portraits addresses the latter, namely Myanmar’s extremely limited access to this crucial amenity. Out of an estimated 68,000 villages, only about 3,000 are connected to any power grid. …

How To Protect Your Rights As a Photographer in the Modern World

In today’s society, it seems that no knowledge is more prudent for photographers to learn than the rights of themselves and their photographs. Here …

Exclusive! Made-to-Measure Ballet Flats for a Very Chic, Very Comfortable Summer

<i>WWAHD</i>? (That’s "What Would Audrey Hepburn Do," for the uninitiated.) When it comes to the ballet flat—a Hepburn favorite and a sartorial staple so unerringly chic and completely classic as to be cast in bronze and left behind a museum barrier—the idea of making improvements seems beyond the pale. …

Be Careful When a Big Brand Asks for Your Photo

If you’re ever asked for permission to use a photo, be sure you know the scope of what you’re agreeing to before saying yes. Photographer Nikki …

Photo London 2015: Fine Art Focus - Photographs will be exhibited at the 2015 Photo London | LensCulture

An all-new world-class photography fair is opening this week — Photo London! Centrally located at the grand Somerset House on the Thames, Photo London offers a vibrant celebration of photography in all of its forms. The world’s finest galleries will be there to sell to collectors, with some …

10 Things This Beginner Learned About Landscape Photography

I’m photographer Joe Hendricks, and in this post I’ll share some things I learned from trying to get into landscape photography.<p>1. Just go for it<p>For …

Here’s a Way to Create a Time-Lapse and Real-Time Composite in 5 Minutes

My name is Kyle Hart, and I’m the founder of Rhino Camera Gear. In this post, I’ll be sharing an easy technique for combining a real-time camera move …

Achieving Black Backgrounds in Macro Photos

One of the most important aspects of fine art macro photography is capturing a non-distracting background so your subject stands out. I tend to like …

Clever Ad Nails Photography Gear Expectations vs Reality

Be it Gear Acquisition Syndrome or simply the misbelief that excellent gear equals excellent photos; I bet that many photographers will relate to …

The Biggest Legal Mistake Photographers Make

Whether photography is your bread and butter, or something that you’ve started out doing casually with machinations of eventually picking up a few …

Free Alternatives to Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe products are synonymous with the design and illustration world. They can, however, be expensive for designers, whether professional or not. So …

Software

A Moonrise Photo That Combines Day and Night

This photo may look like a Photoshopped image that blends a sunrise with a nighttime shot, but it’s actually a single exposure of a …

Pictures of the Week 5.8.15

Sally Mann on Her New Memoir and the Fate of Art Photography in the Age of Selfies

<b>Sally Mann</b> has spent her career examining those things closest to her. Her subjects—captured in arrestingly candid, luminous black-and-white images—have included her own young children, facing down the slings and arrows of childhood in <i>Immediate Family</i> (1992); the beloved Shenandoah Valley …

How Instagram Changed Street Photography

Gary takes a drag from his cigarette as he listened to the Colts defeat the Broncos in his small box radio. He is originally from San Diego, but …

Street Photography

Face Recognition Reveals Hidden Connections in 97K Pictures of Strangers

The Grocery Store Project is an unusual and ambitious effort by Danish photographer Simon Hoegsberg. After spending 159 afternoons over 20 months …

Photos: Stunning first shots from National Geographic’s 2015 Traveler Photo Contest

For photography amateurs everywhere, it’s that time of year again: the National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest, now in its 27th year.<p>An open call for single images, the annual competition will accept submissions from now until June 30. But the bar has already been set high—a few captions from …

Photography