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This Man's Stunning Photographs of His Daughter Left Us Speechless

Artists around the world have long been inspired by the works of Old Masters like Rembrandt, Raphael and Vermeer. Emulating their style has never …

Big Group? One Light, One Composite - Create A Stunning Group Portrait With Just One Light

Compositing is no beginner’s tactic. Before you dive in, provide time for the proper research and learn the skill set to prior to the job. Like many …

Tutorials

The Best Gaming Laptops Under $1,000

A selection for the budget conscious gamers of the world.<p>Gaming laptops can cost a pretty penny, but contrary to popular belief, you don't need to …

The Best Home Theater Sound Bars

Pump up the volume and save on space.<p>Unless you spent an ungodly amount of money on your TV, its speakers probably aren't that great. First and …

The Best Surround Sound Systems

Get the best audio from your Blu-ray player or video game console.<p>If you want the absolute best audio quality for your games, television shows, or …

The Best Bluetooth Headphones

Love music but hate wires? Check out these great Bluetooth headphones.<p>Listening to music while on the go is one of the great luxuries in life, but …

A Three Light Dramatic Portrait

Richard Harrington is the CEO of ThinkTAP and the Publisher of Photofocus.He is also the founder of RHED Pixel, a visual communications company based …

These Incredible Aerial Photos of Volcanic Rivers in Iceland Look Like Paintings

It may be hard to believe at first, but the photographs in this post are just that: photographs. Though they might look like beautiful abstract …

An Introduction to Tethering Your Camera to a Computer

Richard Harrington is the CEO of ThinkTAP and the Publisher of Photofocus.He is also the founder of RHED Pixel, a visual communications company based …

Portrait Tutorial Feast

DIY Wireless Control of Your Canon DSLR for under $50

We recently reviewed the CamRanger, an awesome device that allows you to control your DSLR wirelessly. The biggest complaint that most of you, and I …

How to Calculate and Use Hyperfocal Distance for Better Landscape Photography

Hyperfocal distance, much like the “Sunny 16 Rule,” is one of those things that has arguably lost some relevance in the age of digital photography; …

Matching the Production Style to the Image - High Energy Means High Contrast

Introduction The Following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Preset System v5 and accompanying workshop from the Lightroom Workshop …

Flash-Free Portrait Photography Guide

Learning to shoot portraits proficiently and efficiently with natural light involves knowledge, skills, gear and techniques that all developing …

Photography

How to Use Lightroom Collections to Improve your Workflow

The main benefit of Lightroom’s Library module is that it gives you the tools you need to get organised and speed up your workflow. The end result is …

19-Year-Old’s Flickr Photo Leads to Maroon 5 Album Cover and Big Time Photo Career

You can worry all you want about photos being stolen via Flickr, but maybe someone will like your photo enough to buy it… and put it on the cover of …

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 …

Behind the Scenes of a Photo Shoot with an Academy Award-winning Actress

Cover photos for well-known magazines tend to have an air of sophistication. The talented photographers creating them must be highly skilled at …

Photography

Video: Comparing Canon’s USM and STM Lenses Using the 70D’s Dual Pixel AF

As Canon has begun focusing more adamantly on making its DSLRs capable video capture machines, the company has had to adjust its glass to match. The …

Tokyoflash's Kisai Blade looks to the air for inspiration, tells time with tube LEDs (video)

TokyoFlash's watches aren't known for their subtlety, but, despite taking cues from the aviation world, its latest design looks a bit more <i>grounded</i> than previous offerings. The Kisai Blade sports a custom-made turbine-style lens, and uses tube LEDs that rotate, like an airplane propeller, to tell …

Quick Tutorial Takes You Through a Step-by-Step Colorization of a Civil War Photo

Earlier today, we showed you some of the impressive work the Photoshoppers of Reddit’s r/ColorizedHistory community have been putting together. In …

Soft Flattering Color Portraits in Lightroom 4 and Lightroom 5

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

Work Smarter With Lightroom Using Pretty Presets

Adobe Lightroom has become a standard among a lot of photographers for organizing and processing their photos. One of the neat features of Lightroom …

Tutorials

Ultra-thin e-skin could lead to advances in medicine, cool wearable computing (video)

Remember the names Martin Kaltenbrunner and Takao Someya -- that way, you'll have someone to blame when kids start pointing and laughing at gadgets we consider high-tech today. Leading a team of University of Tokyo researchers, they have recently developed a flexible, skin-like material that can …

2014 Spark EV test drive: affordable green fun (video)

We've driven a number of EV's over the years -- from the Ford Focus Electric to the Tesla Model S -- but none have been as affordable as the 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV. It costs $19,995, including the $7,500 federal tax credit, and just $17,495 in California, thanks to an additional $2,500 credit. The …

Photographer Does a Portrait Shoot with Fatboy Slim in Less than 30 Seconds

When you’re tasked with taking a famous person’s photo, you often don’t have much time with the actual person to go through a trial and error process …

Nikon’s Taiwan Repair Center Can Fix Up Your Broken Lens… And Make it White

Shoot with Nikon DSLR gear and want to give your lens a paint job? Instead of doing it yourself—which, by the way, can produce some neat results—you …

How to Create Multiple Portrait Styles with One Speedlight

Not all photographers have used artificial lighting before. In fact, some people only even rent lighting equipment when certain events or situations …

Creating the Photograph: Chris Martin's Shoot for, "Grenade Face"

<b>Creating the Photograph is a series that we try to do weekly where we feature photos that took quite a bit of work and a creative eye to mold. Want</b> …