Bobby Ryxler

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5 Deadly Mistakes To Avoid When Shooting Portraits

Portrait photography is one of the most popular varieties of photography in part because it allows the photographer to be diverse, creative, and tell …

Matching Sunlight with Lighting Equipment for Outdoor Fashion Photography

When starting out using strobes, you might think that it’s pointless to use them outside during a sunny day. However, there are many situations that …

Shutter Speed

Photoshop Tutorial: Retouching Shiny Skin

Without a makeup artist at your disposal, even a great portrait can be ruined by shiny skin. So if you’re looking through the results of your most …

7 Tips for Helping Women Love having their Photo Taken by You

When I look at a picture of myself, I can point out a million things I hate: my hair is always flat, I hate the ptosis in my left eye, I hate the …

Enough Great Photography Links to Give You Another Week of Inspiration

It's been a great week in the world of photography with some terrific photographs and features being published by some truly gifted artists and …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Bajau Boy Ready to go Fishing

Among the shores of southeast Asia live an indigenous group of people called the Bajau. They primarily live off the ocean, using small wooden boats …

Google Malaysia Site DNS Hacked, Credit Claimed By ‘Team Madleets’ Hacker 1337

Google’s Malaysian site has been hacked and replaced with a splash screen giving credit to a group called “Team Madleets.” The normal site has been offline for several hours as of late Thursday afternoon and the page lists a series of handles that are ostensibly part of the team responsible. <b>Updated</b> …

Rumor: Canon May Replace the 50mm f/1.4 with a High-End 50mm f/1.8

Canon’s 50mm lens lineup is getting crowded… at least that’s what Canon seems to think. According to a fresh rumor, the company has plans to replace …

How to Photograph Dramatic Clouds at Sunset

The difference between a nice sunset and a dramatic sunset is all about the clouds, however, not all clouds are created equal.

Digital Photography

The Value of Reaching Out and Forming Photographer Communities

Being a photographer can sometimes be a lonely prospect. Even photographers that often work with people as subjects or on crowded streets will have …

The 7 Keys to Mastering The Headshot

A good headshot says a lot about a person, as it should. A headshot technically is a portrait, but a great headshot isn't just your typical posed …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Asperatus Clouds Captured Over New Zealand

Stratocumuliform, cirrus, cumulonimbus, altocumulus: what do these strange words all have in common? They’re all used to classify different types of …

Oedipal exposure: Leigh Ledare's photographs of his mother having sex

An attractive middle-aged woman, naked bar a pair of red high heels, poses as if for a porn shoot, her legs spread wide and a defiant look in her eyes. In another photograph, the woman is naked and laughing, entangled with a younger male lover. Elsewhere, in furtive black-and-white shots, she is …

Adobe Camera Raw (ACR) as a Photoshop Filter

One feature that is new to Photoshop CC is the Camera Raw filter. Using this filter you can make powerful nondestructive edits inside Photoshop. What …

Revealed: how US and UK spy agencies defeat internet privacy and security

The NSA files,NSA,GCHQ,Surveillance,US news,World news,US national security,Privacy,Technology,Internet,Data protection,Data and computer security,UK news<p>• NSA and GCHQ unlock encryption used to protect emails, banking and medical records<br>• $250m-a-year US program works covertly with tech companies …

A Guide to Understanding ISO in Photography

Learning photography is a difficult process that requires a lot of patience and practice. This photography lesson concentrates on the basics of …

Top Portrait Photography Trends for 2013

Portrait photography stands out from other professions because it encompasses many different niche specialties, including families, babies, seniors, …

DSLR Photo Tip: What The Heck Is Back Button Focus?

Today’s DSLR photo tip continues with our series of tips covering functions on your camera that you’re most likely not using. Let’s talk about back …

Framing

Horror-Themed Engagement Photo Shoot Presented as a Comic Strip

Here’s an interesting idea for engagement photographers looking to try something different. This Hungarian couple not only decided to do a …

How to Create this "Fight Club" Inspired Portrait using One Light

By Gina Milicia – author of our brand new Portrait Lighting eBook. Welcome to Fight Club. The first rule of Fight Club is: you do not talk about …

Understanding Reciprocity in Photography

Reciprocity is the law of the relationship between shutter and aperture. It stipulates that one stop increase in aperture is equivalent to the …

Samsung’s New Galaxy Gear Smartwatch Comes Toting a 1.9MP Wristband Camera

Samsung finally made its move into the world of smartwatches earlier today when the company announced the all new Samsung Galaxy Gear. But where the …

The Masters of Nature Photography book – in pictures

Wild horses of the Netherlands, red-crowned cranes dancing in the snow, the plight of a tortured chimpanzee and a polar panorama feature in the collection of wildlife images in the book published by the Natural History Museum<p>• Masters of Nature Photography by Rosamund Kidmane Cox - Guardian Bookshop

I Declare War on David Jay (And His Self-Serving PASS System)

Hopefully, you know me for my level-headed and impartial analysis of the photography business. Forget that. Today I’m going to go off on someone who …

Color Portraiture with Retouch and Enhancement in Lightroom 4 and 5

The Following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Preset System v5, a preset system designed to take you from Ordinary to Extraordinary …