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Photographer Buys and Saws a Broken Canon 50mm f/1.8, Creates a $27 DIY Tilt-Shift Lens

We’ve shared in the past how a broken lens can be used for “freelensing,” or taking tilt-shift-esque photographs.<p>Photographer and lens hacker Witono …

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Two Gizmos For Making Double Exposures

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>They say a picture is worth a thousand words. So, we did some math…<p>Turns out, a double exposure is worth <i>two</i> …

The Crazy True History of the Saddle Ridge Gold Coins

The "Saddle Ridge Treasure" is what many are calling the now-historic discovery of $10 million worth of gold coins buried in decaying tin cans on the …

Don't Miss These 7 Incredible Tutorials on Strobe Lighting for Portraits

As much as we love natural light, there are times when you have to rely on artificial light to create striking portrait images. Artificial lighting …

How to Use $30 Dimmable LED Bulbs to get Into Studio Still Life Photography for Cheap

If you’re just getting into studio photography, trying to figure out how to light, shoot and set up your shots can be both frustrating and expensive. …

WeddingWire Celebrates Valentine's Day With 3 New Wedding Apps

It’s Valentine’s Day, and the data shows that an estimated 6 million people are planning or expecting a marriage proposal today. WeddingWire, then, …

6 Companies That Want to Invest in Your Startup

Media-focused startups now have another accelerator to apply for: Disney. This week, the company announced its plan to work with Silicon Valley accelerator Techstars, offering 10 young businesses advice and a foot in the door-- as well as up to $100,000 in investment capital.<p>"We're living in an …

Startups

"I Heart My City" Photo Assignment

People Are the Heartbeat<p>Posted feb 7, 2014<p>Stunning architecture, breathtaking gardens, busy traffic, and bright lights make for strong photographs of cities, but what breathes life into city photographs are people. Without people, cities would sit still, glistening with the promise of adventure …

Photography: African hair styles – in pictures

As author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie said in an interview last year: ‘Hair is hair – yet it is also about larger questions: self-acceptance, insecurity and what the world tells you is beautiful. For many black women, the idea of wearing their hair naturally is unbearable.’ Fellow Nigerian JD ‘Okhai …

500px Prime: A New Licensing Marketplace that Promises Photographers a 30% Cut

Earlier today, 500px announced that it would be getting into the licensing game with a new commercial licensing site dubbed 500px Prime.<p>Announced on …

The Five Basic Pieces of Equipment That Make Landscape Shoots Go Smoothly

Landscape photography is both great fun, inspiring and hard work. It can be both physically and mentally demanding, carrying your gear to the ideal …

Business Travel App to Offer Mobile-Only Hotel Deals With Free Cancellations

Business travelers need lots of flexibility when a last-minute meeting gets changed or a new one pops up so Expedia’s corporate travel brand, …

Places You Never Thought You Could Afford in the Caribbean

Cheaphotels.org recently released a survey naming the Caribbean's most expensive destinations (based on the average price of the cheapest available double hotel room). And while such a designation might scare off some, these islands are simply too fabulous to pass up.<p>You: barefoot on an empty …

British Virgin Islands

The Biggest Booking Mistake Travelers Make

Now that I've narrowed down when I want to travel, I follow a few time-tested rules about when to book. There is a specific time if you want to get inexpensive flights.<p>There is a science to airfare: The day, time of day, and the time of the month that you book matter.<p>The number one mistake I see …

Air Travel

Combining Images for Large Subjectsusing Photoshop Photomerge

Building a Location Database with Lightroom

If you are a busy photographer with frequent shoots, you might struggle to keep variety in your shoot locations. In this tutorial, you'll learn how …

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 …

Make a Cheap DIY Solar Filter for DSLR Cameras

While you can make a DIY solar filter for your camera using old CDs, that method can damage your camera and we don't recommend doing it on your new …

Do You Have Insurance for Photography Equipment?

You have insurance to cover damage to, loss of, or theft of your photography equipment, or <i>do</i> you? We have all heard the words of warning, look both …

Creative Watermarking - How to Integrate Your Signature into Your Photos

Watermarking is a topic that many photographers are quite passionate about. It seems to be a viable way of protecting your images from online theft, …

Creative Work

Long Exposure Photography: Expect the Expected

Various photographic techniques each have their own ups and downs, ins and outs, and so on. I want to talk about some of the simple things that you …

How Instagram Alters Your Memory

Some Shots From Last Week's Wedding Shoot

Last Saturday I shot a wedding in Orlando, Florida and I thought I’d share a few pages from the Wedding proof book I put together in Lightroom.<p>This …

Business Tips From a Successful Wedding Photographer

If you’re trying to get into the world of wedding photography, you’ll soon learn that there’s more to it than showing up at the ceremony with a …

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How to Light Two Surfaces with One Light Source: Portraits

Shooting portraits with hard light is something photographers are generally taught to flee from—“Always use softboxes in studio sessions, and only …

Inspirational women for a girl to look up to - in pictures

Photographer Jaime Moore wanted to mark her daughter's fifth birthday but before switching on the camera, she came up with an alternative to dressing up as a princess – the dream of most girls of her age

Sport picture of the day: Stuart Broad in motion

First published on Thu 14 Nov 2013 08.11 EST