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Learn the Secrets of Celebrity Photographer Greg Gorman, Who Shoots for the Stars | Create

Greg Gorman is both a photographer of celebrities and a star in his own right. In this interview, he reveals just how he gets the shots that keep him …

Photography

This Rare Leica Noctilux 50mm f/1 Lens Comes with Its Own Humidor

Here’s one way to identify a pricey lens: it comes with a dedicated luxury humidor for humidity control. Back in 2008, as Leica was ending a …

The next great iPad game is a chill snowboarding adventure

Alto's Adventure makes the slopes serene<p>Snowboarding is scary. Speeding down treacherous slopes, with nothing but some snow to cushion your fall, is as terrifying as it is exhilarating. But in <i>Alto's Adventure</i>, a new game for iOS, the experience is supremely laid back — careening down a hill, with …

Creating a Fake Chilly Look in a Studio for a ‘Fortitude’ Poster Photo Shoot

Here’s a behind-the-scenes video showing a recent photo shoot for the new British psychological thriller TV show Fortitude. It shows how the team …

Lightroom’s Hidden Gems: The Radial Filter

When I started digital photography, I thought Lightroom 2s Vignette tool was the greatest thing. It allowed me to darken the edges of my images and …

A Look at How Dynamichrome Infuses Color Into Old Black and White Photos

Colorizing old black and white photographs in Photoshop has become quite a trend over the past few years, and communities of retouchers have sprung …

Tip: Use the Magical ‘Match Total Exposures’ Feature in Lightroom for a Quick Fix

If you’re just starting out in Lightroom (or haven’t explored its features much), perhaps you haven’t heard of the powerful “Match Total Exposures” …

6 Easy DIY Photography Projects That Make for Great Holiday Gifts

Want to make a photography gift this holiday season instead of buying one? The video above offers 6 fun ideas for easy DIY photo gifts you can try …

Portrait Photography: A Basic Guide to Posing

Posing is as integral to portrait photography as the right lens and the right camera angle. A lot of photographers learn this the hard way. If you’re …

Video Tutorials

Wonderland - Photographs and text by Kirsty Mitchell | LensCulture

“Wonderland” began in the summer of 2009 and has now been running for over 5 years. It is created in memory of my mother, who died in 2008 of cancer.<p>My mother was an English teacher and literature was her passion. Of course, there is too much to write here, but following her death, I suffered …

Fairy Tales

Lighting To Lightroom: A Location Photoshoot | Zack Arias

For fear of sounding like an old tired cliche, or getting too Tony Robbins on you, I’ll say that as much as you can read about how to shoot, it won’t …

New App and Plugin Tonality Brings Black & White Darkroom Magic to OSX

From the creators of photo-editing apps, Intensify, Focus and FX Photo Studio comes a new black and white image editor for Mac called Tonality. Both …

We are Visually Sophisticated and Visually Illiterate

Film blogger, Tony Zhou, recently published a video breakdown of Michael Bay’s signature style, which he hilariously refers to as “Bayhem.” As a …

Breathtaking Wedding Photographs Make a Great Case for Eloping in Iceland

We don’t know Ohio couple Sarah and Josh personally, but we like the way they think. Because when wedding planning got to be a bit too much and they …

See the Process of Large Format Photography from Start to Finish

The guys over at Ledicia Audio Visual recently shared this beautiful video that shows process behind large format 8x10 film photography from start to …

In this tutorial, I cover the production and lighting techniques used to bring to life National Geographic Channel\'s \"Killing Lincoln\ advertisements. on this particular assignment, my job as a photographer was to study rough conceptual sketches and translate them into engaging photographs with light, shadow, composition, and expression. i dissect and explain the lighting techniques used in each key photograph step by step. using toy bobble-heads and miniature lights, my goal was to shrink an otherwise overwhelming setup into bite-sized explanations.

Mamiya 645DF<br>Medium Format Autofocus Digital Camera Body<p>P65+<br>Digital Back<p>Mamiya Sekor 80mm f/2.8 Lens<br>A great piece of glass equivalent to a 50mm lens …

Photography

6 of Lightroom's Hidden Treasures

6 of Lightroom's Hidden Treasures - virtual copy, soft proofing, smart previews, lights out, targeted adjustment, and visualize spots.

7 Steps to Great Black and Whites in Lightroom 5

Nikon D7000, 85mm f/1.8 D lens, f/5.6, 1/125s, ISO 400.<p>Great black and white images require more than simply removing the color, and Lightroom 5 is a …

How to Create Industrial Portraits in Harsh Sunlight

Blazing sun in the middle of the day is not the kind of light source that photographers dream of. The high, harsh light casts dark, unflattering …

Mining

Classical Posing and Portrait Lighting Photography Techniques

Mastery of portrait photography entails knowledge of lighting and posing techniques. In this video, renowned photography instructor Frank Dispensa …

Dear Model: Posing Tips for How to Look Your Best in Photographs

Dear (new’ish) Model,<p>My name is Other Model. I have spent the last couple of years finding out a few things that I wish I’d known from the start. …

Leica’s Largest Stakeholder Buys Stake in Photo Contest Website

Dr. Andreas Kaufmann, the majority shareholder and chairman of Leica, has apparently purchased a 25.1% stake in photo sharing and contest website …

How I Make Sure My Photos Are Backed Up and Safe From Harm

I had a hard drive fail on me once. It was a total nightmare. I lost two years of digital photos and all of my music that i’d digitized. <i>Never …

Lighting In Layers on Lynda.com

I am happy to announce that Strobist's video series, Lighting in Layers, has by special arrangement been adapted for the video tutorial site …

Portraits of Angelina Jolie Captured by Brad Pitt

It is a little known fact that Brad Pitt can hold his own behind a camera. Not just any camera, mind you, but an old school film model. A November …

Creative Retouching Essentials in a Day – 50% OFF!!!

Amazing Retouching Tips<p>Our eBook will help you to get a clear understanding as to what tools you need to be familiar with, and what to do with them …

Tutorials

Simulate Lighting in a Virtual Photo Studio with set.a.light 3D STUDIO

Want to plan out and test your studio lighting setups before setting up equipment and bringing subjects into the picture? German software development …

Photographer Shares His Lightning Quick Lightroom Workflow

Scouring through a huge number of photos and editing all of the ‘winners’ can be a tiring task, especially when you consider that one day may consist …