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How to Create Cinematic Style Photography and Lighting

Theatrical lighting produces stunning photographs that look like stills from Hollywood films. But these types of images can be made using common …

Time-Lapse Sequences Turned into Timestacks

As a resident from Lake Ontario east of Toronto, Matt Molloy is no stranger to the dazzling sunsets and beautiful cloud formations common to the …

Professional Food Photography Lighting Tips

Food photography is a growing area of interest among photographers, and as a result more and more information is popping up on how to go about doing …

Photography

The “World’s Smallest Movie”, Created in Stop-Motion Using Individual Atoms

Back in 2010, Nokia created “the world’s smallest stop-motion video” using its new N8 smartphone and a tiny 9mm-tall figure of a girl. If you think …

Playing Around with Average Faces Using Martin Schoeller’s Celebrity Portraits

Yesterday, PetaPixel shared photographer Richard Prince’s composite portrat created by blending together 57 faces of girlfriends seen on Seinfeld. I …

Balancing Strobes & Daylight for Portrait Photography

Many beginning photographers think of strobes as devices to be used when there is a lack of light in the scene. However, they can also be used to …

Shutter Speed

Ormond Gigli's best photograph – women in the windows in Manhattan

It was the summer of 1960, and one morning I glanced out of the window of my studio in Manhattan and noticed that a row of brownstones opposite were …

How to Create Professional Time-Lapse Videos From Start to Finish

A high-quality time-lapse is a beautiful thing. From the aurora borealis over Norway to the thriving metropolis that is San Diego, we’ve featured …

How to Photograph Smoke

At some point in your life, you’ve probably seen an amazing photograph featuring smoke. The smoke might be flawlessly lit against a solid background …

Minimalist Landscape Photographs with Exposure Times of Up to Eight Hours

Samuel Burns is a photographer based in Sydney, Australia who specializes in shooting minimalist landscape photographs using a large format camera. …

How I Created a Series of Matching ‘Sexy’ Engagement Photos that Went Viral

I bought a used Mamiya RZ67 Pro II a month ago, a huge medium format studio SLR with a negative area a full <i>five times</i> larger than the sensor on a …

The Battle We Didn’t Choose: My Wife’s Fight With Breast Cancer

“Love every morsel of the people in your life.” – Jennifer Merendino<p>Over the course of learning about this woman’s amazing story, I found myself …

Cancer

Discover the Wonder of Time-Lapse Photography

This week over at our sister site – SnapnDeals – we have a great deal running where you can get 20% off Time-Lapse Photography: A technical and …

Time-lapse Photography

A Complete Guide to Star Trailing

Ever see those pictures where the stars streak across the sky in a big arc? Or maybe the whole sky looked like it was spinning? What you saw was star …

These Lighting Patterns Will Make Your Portrait Photographs Rock

Familiarizing yourself with different lighting patterns isn't just to help you diversify your portrait portfolio. Depending on what you are trying …

Replication

Woman in White – Surreal Photos by Stephanie Bracciano

Stephanie Bracciano is a fine art photographer from Ann Arbor, Michigan. Her imaginative photos have a fanciful but slightly dark atmosphere, like …

Ann Arbor

Why a 50mm Lens is your new Best Friend

You may have heard the term “Nifty Fifty“ before. If you haven’t, it is usually a reference to the Canon 50mm f1.8 lens. But for the purpose of this …

Attach Binoculars to your Smartphone for Telephoto Shots with the Snapzoom

Earlier today, brothers-in-law Daniel Fujikake and Mac Nguyen of HI Resolution Enterprises announced a new product for the photography enthusiast …

How to Do Stop Motion Photography: An Introduction

In a perfect world the weather outside would always cooperate, if not invite us to get outdoors and take photographs. Unfortunately, that's always …

Stop Motion

10 Pro Motion Control Time-Lapse Tips

As I’ve been documenting landscapes and cityscapes with time-lapse photography the past several years I’ve learned some key lessons, many times the …

Time-lapse Photography

These Photos of a Ukrainian Roofer Will Give You Vertigo

When people think of being a professional photographer, they don’t often think of it as being a high risk career. But, once taking a look at these …

Photography

How to Use Content Aware Fill in Photoshop

Most photographers would agree that whenever possible getting the shot right in camera should be the goal. However, there are going to be times when …

Tutorials

Sculptural Wooden Water Map Sink Inspired By London Map

Wooden bathroom appliances are very fashionable today because wood is an unusual material for a bathroom and it makes the space cozier. This crazy …

England

Getting The Image You See In Your Head: Blending vs HDR

Often times when I’m photographing landscapes, the image the camera sees versus the image in my head are quite different. Sometimes that image in my …

Photography

The Secret of Creating a Strong Image - 5 Tips for Creating a Story in Your Image

In an era when we are drowning in images and lots of people and talents are competing for the viewers’ eyes or the magazines’ attention, have you …

Photography

Tutorial: Shooting Double Exposures with a Canon 5D Mark III

Cameras today have many extra functions that are often buried in menus and forgotten. Last year, I bought the Canon 5D Mark III and, after a few …

Pulitzer prize-winning coverage of the Syrian conflict – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/world/gallery/2013/apr/16/pulitzer-prize-winning-coverage-syria<p>720<p>Warning: contains graphic images Five photojournalists …

A Photographic Tour of New York

New York is a diverse city with gorgeous old architecture and sleek new skyscrapers, iconic landmarks of all types, hidden surprises around every …

Digital Photography

Light Painting Project with Wakeboards at Night

We’ve discussed the concept of light painting before, but this video taken at the Orlando Watersports Complex brings the practice to a whole new …

Light Painting

What Are The Ethics of Digital Manipulation in Photography?

From the moment we’re old enough to play games with other children, we’re told that cheating is bad. The same principle follows us throughout the …

Grand Canyon