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How To Master The RGB Curves In Photoshop and Lightroom for Better Post Processing

<i>Don’t limit yourself to presets due to ignorance. Learn to process your images with RGB Curves for more fine control.</i><p>There is no doubt about it, we …

Tutorials

Liam Warton: Beginnings and Ongoing Journey with Film Photography

<i>All images by Liam Warton. Used with permission.</i><p>In an interview last year, we had a peek at one of the compelling portrait projects of Liam Warton …

Photography

Adobe Spreads the update Love Across The Entire Lightroom CC Ecosystem

<i>Whatever version of Lightroom you use; today it got an update.</i><p>Adobe’s Lightroom CC ecosystem has grown in many ways over the years, from the popular …

Adobe

This Short, Fun Beat is Made of Cool Camera Shutter Sounds

<i>If you like camera shutter sounds, you’ll definitely enjoy this.</i><p>Ever had a camera or two whose clicks and clacks were music to your ears? Chances …

Cameras

12 Budget Lenses For Street Photographers Under $500

<b>Hit the street with one of these affordable budget lenses for some great street photography results.</b><p>Street photography is not a niche of photography …

Street Photography

The Photographer's Ultimate Portrait Lens Guide For 2017

<i>It’s here, the Ultimate Portrait Lens Guide of 2017!</i><p>It’s time to get our ultimate guides out of budget lens territory and back into the ultimate …

Cameras

Why the Olympus OM-1 Remains One of the Best 35mm Film SLRs

<b>TThe Olympus OM-1 is still a favorite of film photographers to this day.</b><p>Some posts back, we’ve seen some Olympus OM cameras make it to a list of the …

Photography

Still Want to Win $1,000? Be Sure to Fill Out Our Survey!

<b>We’re trying to build a better Phoblographer through this survey.</b><p>Just a reminder about filling out our survey. Here’s the deal:<p>In 2009, when I …

Marketing

Cheap Photo: Still Time To Save Big With These Holiday Savings

<b>It’s getting close to the cutoff for pre-holiday shipping without forking over stupid sums of money for second or next day service.</b><p>The Christmas …

Cameras

RNI Films All Films 4 Lite Gets a Big Update for Capture One 11

<i>RNI Films All Films 4 Lite’s Update for Capture One 11 Brings New Film Simulations</i><p>If you’ve been a fan of this website for a while, you’ll know that …

iPhoneography

ALPA Makes Moves Aimed At Medium Format Video Shooters

<i>Alpa is more of a photo company, but it seems they’re evolving.</i><p>In a somewhat interesting move ALPA, the medium format camera maker, has started to …

Cameras

The Impact of Social Media in Photography (And Popularity)

<i>This is a syndicated blog post from Street Silhouettes. This blog post and images are being syndicated from Horatio Tan with exclusive …

MetLife

Unraveling the FUJIFILM GFX: Bigger Sensors and Editing

<i>The FUJIFILM GFX 50S, with its larger than full frame sensor, provides photographers with a whole lot of editing power</i><p>We know what a medium format …

Cameras

Three Common Mistakes to Avoid in Portrait Photography

<i>When doing portrait photography, don’t make these mistakes!</i><p>Looking into improving your portrait photography? In a recent Adorama video, Sony Artisan …

Portrait Photography

Flickr's Year End Review of 2017 Shows Continued Smartphone Gains

<i>Apple still reigns supreme on Flickr.</i><p>There is something to be said about the obvious lack of professional photographer’s presence on Flickr these …

Cameras

Kodak Adds New Mini Shot Instant Camera to its Instant Print Product Line

<i>The new KODAK Mini Shot Instant Camera doesn’t spit out Polaroids…</i><p>Expanding its line up of instant photography products, Kodak recently introduced …

Photography

Darran Rees Shows a Dreamy Side of New York City Shrouded in Fog

<i>All images by Darran Rees. Used with permission.</i><p>A vibrant metropolis famous for its many faces, moods, and scenes, New York City is certainly one of …

Travel

How and When I Knew that It Was Time to Upgrade Cameras and Lenses

<i>This is the story of how I knew when it was time to upgrade cameras</i><p>I grew up in a household where unlike many others in the neighborhood, had digital …

Cameras

How to Compose Intuitively in Street Photography

<b>The following is a syndicated post originally found on Eric Kim’s blog. It has been published here with his permission. Syndication by Joy Celine</b> …

Street Photography

Camera Bag Review: Vanguard Alta Sky 510 Backpack

<i>The Vanguard Alta Sky 510 Backpack won a Red Dot design award</i><p>For the last many years I’ve been a Tamrac / Lowepro user and I spent years in a local …

Hacking

Landscape Photographers! These 10 Lenses Will Do You Well For Under $600

<i>Mountain near, Mountain far… You’re gonna need a lens for that.</i><p>Calling all landscape photographers! Are you interested in expanding your kits but …

Cameras

The Ultimate Wedding Photographers Guide For 2017

<i>Shoot Weddings? Want To Shoot Weddings? This Is The Ultimate Guide For You.</i><p>As we continue our ultimate guide series rounding up our top content of …

Weddings

How to Bulk Load Your Favorite Films to Save on Film Costs

<i>If you shoot a lot of film, then you probably bulk load it.</i><p>Do you find yourself constantly shooting with with just one emulsion? If you’re not yet …

Video Tutorials

Fujifilm GFX100s To Come In 2019 And May Have IBIS, Reports Say

<i>Fujifilm’s GFX lineup will have a growth spurt in 2018/19 it seems.</i><p>Building upon the report that we shared last week regarding the Fujifilm GFX R …

Cameras

Vintage Camera Review: Olympus XA2 (A Great Street Photography Cam)

The Olympus XA2 probably isn’t as famous at its predecessor, but it is quite a beautiful and simple camera to use otherwise. I got mine from Brooklyn …

Photography

How To Choose The Right Landscape Photography Lens For You

Landscape photography is one of those great photographic niches that anyone can enjoy and take part in, regardless of gear. You can just go outside, …

Landscape Photography

Reza Bassiri Captures Osaka's Glow with Kodak Portra

<i>All images by Reza Bassiri. Used with Creative Commons permission.</i><p>Japan never fails to amaze in many ways, especially when it comes to everyday …

Creative Commons

Where and How to Develop Kodak Vision 3 Motion Picture Film

<i>Screenshot image from the video on Kodak Vision 3</i><p>So, you want to get your hands on some Kodak Vision 3 Film and try it out for still photography. …

Amazing

Fill Out Our Survey, Get a Chance to Win a $1,000 Gift Card

<i>We’re trying to build a better Phoblographer through this survey.</i><p>In 2009 when I started this website, I knew where I wanted the website to be in 10 …

Tailoring