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Eerie and Fascinating Photos of a Completely Empty New York City Taken in 1964

In 1964, photographer Duane Michals fortuitously found himself leafing through a photo book that contained the work of French photographer Eugene …

8 Steps to Create Mouth Watering Food Photography

Have you ever tried taking a picture of food and it just didn’t look as good as the dish tasted? Don’t worry, you aren’t alone. Taking pictures of …

14 Female Photographers You Should Know Now

Professional photography has been historically dominated by men, and in certain areas, we still see low representation of women (e.g. the number of …

Tutorial Shows Quick, Effective Method For Managing Stray Hairs in Post

No matter who it is you’re photographing or where you’re taking their picture, it’s almost inevitable that in at least a few shots there will be some …

Don't Let Your Outfit Cause A Color Cast

Did you know that what you wear may have a huge influence on the look or your images? In portrait, landscape, or sports photography, you will most …

Photography

Jeff Garlin Brings a Leica M Monochrom on The Daily Show, Confuses Jon Stewart

If you were watching <i>The Daily Show</i> with Jon Stewart last night, you might have noticed a friend of ours stopped by. It was an expensive friend known …

Cache of Undeveloped Film Discovered in an Attic, Shows Rare Perspective of WWI

Britons are seeing a new side of the nation’s World War I experience thanks to the publication of a small treasure trove of negatives that were only …

Lingerie Ads Aimed at Young Women Take a Stand Against Retouching

More compelling (at least for us) than the anti-Photoshop/retouching campaigns that have recently been going viral are the magazines and advertising …

Is the Landscape of Professional Photography Really Changing?

Every now and then I catch up to old friends from my early days in photography. Last week at IUSA is a good example. The conversation always goes the …

One of Three Academy Awards Ever Given for Still Photography is Up for Auction

Many people don’t know this, but for a brief stretch of time, there was an Academy Award given out for the category of Still Photography. And now, …

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 …

15 Ways You Can Improve Your Photography This Year

As the New Year begins and now that you’ve probably got brand new gear after the holidays, take a look at these quick tips on improving your …

50 DIY Projects for Lighting Photographers

Do you have more time than money? Time to get your MacGuyver on with this collection of DIY projects. From the ridiculous to the sublime, it's all …

Your 2014 Photo Business Plan: Follow Up with Old Clients (Step #9)

<i>This is the final blog post from a new series to help you create a business plan in 2014 using our guide The 2014 Photo Business Plan Workbook.</i> …

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 …

William Albert Allard on Being a Nat Geo Photographer: You Have to Care

William Albert Allard has shot over 40 stories for <i>National Geographic</i>, and in the short video above he shares some of what he’s learned since …

Are You Harnessing The Full Power Of Instagram?

Whether you love or loathe Instagram, today's post looks at just how powerful a tool it can be. Last week, a friend took a simple shot from his …

Mobile Photography

Gaining Inspiration Through Using A Color Wheel

Do you use color theory as inspiration for your photography? If you are ever feeling stuck or are in a rut, I have found the color wheel is a great …

Color Wheel

Long-Time Nikon Photographer Scott Kelby Explains Why He Switched to Canon

About six months ago, well-known photographer Scott Kelby switched from Nikon — which he had shot for many years — to Canon. The switch has caused a …

Rolex Retouching Timelapse Demonstrates Astonishing Skill and Attention to Detail

Okay, we know you’ve asked for less time-lapses and we’re doing our best to kick the habit, but this one couldn’t be helped, and we’re pretty sure …

Choose the Right Lens to Make Flattering Portraits

<i>Nikon D800, 105mm f/2.8 Micro VR lens, F/3, 1.60s, ISO 800.</i><p>The lens you choose to make a picture strongly affects how the subject will look. When …

New York Photographer Steals Photos to Earn Business, Says That’s ‘Called Biz’

Purloining somebody else’s photos to promote your photography business has become depressingly common lately, but occasionally a new cretin comes …

Vandalism or Public Service? New Project Aims to Eliminate Crappy Tourist Photos

If the major photography awards had a “service to mankind” category, the front-runner at this point would have to be #noshittyphotos, an inventive …

City in Kansas Under Fire for Requiring that Photogs Buy a Permit to Use Public Parks

Overland Park, Kansas became the focal point of many a photographers’ ire this week when it was announced that, from now on, professional …

Inside the Photographer's Studio: Malick Sidibe

The following photographs were taken in Bamako, Mali in March 2013. A curtain used as a backdrop hangs in Malick Sidibe'<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Jehad Nga for …

Marketing Tip: Demand Social Responsibility

Demanding anything is a scary notion but the trend towards social and global responsibility is growing in 2014, and having the right voice and …

Fair Trade

Prime Lenses vs. Zoom Lenses: Which is Better?

The Two Types of Lenses: Prime and Zoom<p>All lenses can be put into one of two categories, prime and zoom. Prime lenses (35mm, 50mm) have a fixed focal …