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Best Lenses For Landscapes

What makes a great lens for landscape photography? We reached out to the Sony Artisans Of Imagery to find out what the best of the best use to get …

20 Absolute Beginners Tips for Natural Light Portraiture

When you’re first starting out shooting portraits, it can be kind of nerve wracking. But in all honesty, it’s simpler than you think. Once you’ve got …

How to Build 100 Quality Links Without Writing Fresh Content

Links are still very important to site owners. Recent Google algorithm updates only shaped a new context for legitimate link building.<p>The search …

WHERE GOOD IDEAS COME FROM by Steven Johnson

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David Brown Automotive Speedback GT

If you’ve ever wanted the Aston Martin DB5 but blanched at the thought of the maintenance and<p>If you’ve ever wanted the Aston Martin DB5 but blanched …

Getting Started With Table Top Photography: A First-Hand Experience

Today I am writing an article about a subject that I know nothing about – table top photography. Let me explain why. Some time back, I wrote an …

A Beginners Introduction to Using Layers

Using layers in your photo editing software is one of the most important things you can do to create great images. Layers are so powerful, even the …

An Interview with Richard Tuschman, the Photographer Behind ‘Hopper Meditations’

Richard Tuschman began experimenting with digital imaging in the early 1990’s, developing a style that synthesized his interests in photography, …

Portrait Photography Photoshop Tutorial: Skin Retouching

One of the most fundamental and most utilized skills of retouching portrait images with Photoshop is skin correction. Fine lines, discoloration, etc. …

Review: Carl Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8 (Sony)

As compact camera systems constantly improve, third-party lens manufacturers are finally taking the leap and expanding their lens offerings. After a …

Photojojo's The Kick Light is a Light Studio That Attaches to Your iPhone

It seems that Photojojo is a neverending source of gadgetry awesomeness. Their latest offering is called ‘The Kick Light’ and attaches to your …

Thanko Releases 32 LED Smartphone Flash That Boosts Your Phone's Lighting Capabilities

Thanko, a company from Japan, has just released the 32 LED Smartphone Flash that that attaches to your smartphone’s 3.5mm earphone jack. Its 32 LEDs …

How to Use Converging Lines to Enhance Your Photography

This is the last in our series of posts on working with lines in photography which we highly recommend you check out. When framing a landscape shot …

Framing

Samyang Announces New 16mm f2 Lens for APS-C Sensor Cameras

On the Samyang Asia Facebook page, the company announced their brand new 16mm f2 lens. The lens will be best suited for APS-C sized sensor cameras …

Travel Photography Tips and Techniques

With travel photography you want to convey not only the scenes you have seen but also the feelings and emotions associated with the locations. The …

Photography Tips

Three Tricks for Faking Depth of Field in Your Photos

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>There was a time when you’d want to stare at a photo for hours but couldn’t quite put your finger on <i>why</i>.<p>Then you …

Depth Of Field

How To Shoot a Live Band Without a Flash

Shooting gigs, in my opinion, is the second hardest form of photography, the first being landscapes. As a photographer, in a mosh pit of excited …

First Leica Mini M Photograph Leaked: It’s a Fixed Lens APS-C M Clone

This is the first leaked photograph of Leica’s upcoming Mini M — a camera that the German company first started teasing on its website last week.<p>The …

Where to Position that Horizon?

Horizons can be quite divisive, both in terms of composition and opinion. If used correctly, a horizon will either add to a composition or go …

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