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Food Photography Retreats for Future Insta-Stars Are a Thing, and They Don’t Come Cheap

Avo toast, runny golden yolk, a fancy matcha concoction and snap: You swear it’s the perfect flat lay. But if your “like” count is struggling, you …

Eight Lesser Known Photo Locations in Kyoto and Tokyo

Tourism in Japan is growing, and fast. According to JNTO, the estimated number of international travelers to Japan in March 2018 was about 2.6 …

Japan

This Japanese Girl Takes Pictures Of Herself And A Doll That Looks Exactly Like Her And The results Are Hauntingly Beautiful

While some people are afraid of dolls, others totally love them. Iretaro is a Japanese model and photographer who is a huge fan and collector of …

Dolls

Here’s How to Fine-Tune Your Camera Settings for the Best Possible Photographs (VIDEO)

Many of you are familiar with the Eve Arnold quote, “It is the photographer, not the camera, that is the instrument.” But let’s face it: If you …

Cameras

How to Shoot Landscapes at Blue Hour

<i>Image Credit: Motoji Sekine</i><p>Let's face it...<p>Golden hour gets all the glory, and rightfully so. It's hard to beat those warm, golden tones that …

Why Fast Rangefinder Lenses Are Almost Useless for Most Photographers

<b>Fast rangefinder lenses can be almost useless unless you have an EVF of some sort</b><p>For years I was one of those people who lusted after an f0.95 lens. …

Maria

Flash: Slow-Speed Sync

Slow-speed sync allows a photographer to use flash at shutter speeds slower than the native sync speed of the camera. Native sync speeds are set at …

Nature Photography

How to Use Neutral Density Filters for Long Exposures

Since the advent of digital technology, filters have become a far less popular part of a photographer’s kit. A lot of the effects created by filters …

Landscape Photography

6 Tips for Landscape Composition

When you get down to it, composition is really an abstract concept.Sure, it's arranging things inside the little box created by your camera, but how …

Landscape Photography

How to Negotiate Your Next New-Car Lease Like a Pro

Car salespeople will tell you that most people who end up leasing a new vehicle don’t walk through the door thinking of themselves as lease customers. Rather, like proposals on New Year’s Eve, leasing often just kind of happens, and the person has to live with the consequences of a spontaneous …

Aurora Aperture Unveils the World’s First Variable GND Filter

Aurora Aperture has just announced what it claims is the world’s first variable graduated neutral density filter. It’s a family of filters called the …

How to overpower the daylight with flash to shoot flowers and macro

Overpowering the sun with flash is typically something we typically associate with photographing people. But it’s a principle that scales down …

Flowers

Overpowering The Sun with Flash

How to overpower the sun with flash. This photography tutorial demonstrates how exposure settings and flash work together to overpower daylight and …

6 Tips for Photographing Winter

Even though I’ve always loved winter and grew up skiing and playing in the snow, as a photographer, winter was my least favorite season when I first …

Kyoto: A Luxury Collection Destination, Japan

The imperial capital of Japan for 1,200 years, Kyoto is Japan's cultural keeper from kimono-clad Maiko to temple festivals.<p>Over one thousand temples …

Japan

5 easy ways to get the most out of your Android phone's camera

With a smartphone in every pocket, taking photos has become one of the most-used features of these powerful little computers. But there's more to it …

James Reimer stops 37 in shutout to lead Florida Panthers past Montreal Canadiens

James Reimer is earning his teammates' confidence with starter Roberto Luongo on the shelf.<p>Reimer stopped 37 shots for his second shutout in three games and the Florida Panthers beat the Montreal Canadiens 2-0 on Saturday night.<p>It's been a busy month for Reimer since Luongo was injured Dec. 4, and …

不是這裡風景不好看,是你拍照方式不太對

<b>經常會碰到這種情況,在朋友圈裡看到別人在某個地方拍出來的照片好好看,然後恰好就發現這個地方離自己不遠。於是在某個晴朗的午後,自己也帶著相機到了這個出大片兒的地方,咔擦咔擦了一整個下午結果照片出來卻怎麼都不對味兒。</b>...看全文

Speedlight Blending | Splash Advertising Studio Photography

Blending speedlight exposures is a great way to ensure labels are looking crisp. By taking advantage of certain blending modes in Photoshop, we can …

This Birthday Cake for a Photographer is Soft and Creamy at f/1.4

Check out this birthday cake that was made for a photographer. It was inspired by the $3,900 Leica Summilux 50mm f/1.4 lens, which the photographer …

11 Tips For Capturing Amazing Cityscapes | Sony

Photographing cityscapes is an absolute thrill and I’ve learned a lot about how to capture the best photo possible, by revisiting places I’ve gone to …

Three mistakes all beginner portrait photographers make, and how to fix them

We all make mistakes in the process of learning. But some mistakes are more common than the others, and there’s probably no photographer who hasn’t …

Landscape Photography

What Makes a Good Photo Great? — Kaboompics Blog

Hello everyone! Are you enjoying this (black) Friday? Hope you do 😉 We’re celebrating it as well. You’ll find out that every. single. photo. on …

Landscape Photography

Understanding Composition in Photography: A Complete Guide

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned. You might be thinking that a …

Landscape Photography

How to Shoot Whisky on a White Background

Learning how to shoot whisky on a white background requires an appreciation of physics (light), aesthetics (look and feel) and technology (lenses, …

Tutorials

CPPIB to launch marketing campaign aimed at improving public perception

It is unusual to see advertising with nothing tangible to sell.<p>But that is just what the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is rolling out with a new campaign that launches on Wednesday. The fund wants to connect with more Canadians, beginning with online ads and establishing a presence on …

Grand Teton Fall Color

I watched this bull elk (lower right) tussle with an aspen tree until he had lodged a sizable branch in his antlers. Feeling good about his new look, …

National Parks

A Step-by-Step Studio Guide to Product Photography

Clients across the globe are constantly seeking out skilled photographers to entice potential customers. However, it can be difficult for a …

Tutorials