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Too Cold Outside for Photography? Think Again

Many photographers run for cover when the outside air temperature dips five or ten degrees below the freezing point, fearing their equipment may …

Landscape Photography

Wanna start with Photoshop? These are the three books you need to read!

With so much information in the world, sometimes it can be hard for newcomers to sift through the noise when they want to learn how to use Photoshop. …

Infographic: 69 incredibly useful Photoshop shortcuts

When you start using Adobe Photoshop, it can be a complex and time-consuming tool to get to grips with (get Creative Cloud here). However, the more …

8 Ways Photography Can Improve Your Life

<i>Pedro Quintela is a history teacher, talented photographer, and one of the most inspiring people on 500px. To see more of his work and advice, follow</i> …

What to Look for When Buying Camera Gear

One of the most important purchases you’ll make as either a professional or amateur photographer is the gear that supports your picture-taking. With …

Cameras

In-Camera Photography Tricks & Techniques

The great thing about digital photography is that you have wide room for creativity once you’re in Photoshop. You can create any kind of effect by …

Landscape Photography

What is ISO

Have you ever been browsing through your cameras’ menu and noticed something called ISO and just ignored it because you didn’t know what it was for? …

No Excuses: Beginners, Don't Blame Your Budget Gear for Your Crappy Pictures

"I can't take a shot like that. My camera isn't good enough. Oh sure, you can talk all you want, but you have thousands of dollars in expensive …

Avoid These 10 Newbie Photographer Fails

There’s an awful lot of things to learn when you get your very first camera, especially if it’s an ultra-modern, sophisticated DSLR, with shed-loads …

Cameras

5 Quick Tips on Memory Cards | Photography 101

Your memory cards hold much power; without them, your digital camera is worthless, which is why you should always be sure you are purchasing the best …

Why Photographers Need a Copyright Small Claims System

Professional Photographers of America, the world’s largest pro photography non-profit trade group, is launching a big lobbying campaign in order to …

Why You Should Use Back-Button AF on Nikon DSLRs

I finally have a chance to write a few thoughts down on the new Nikon D500. Were you (like me) one of the thousands of Nikon photographers who waited …

The Sigma 85mm f/1.4 for Nikon: How We Shot It | Why We Love It

We’re prime lens wedding photographers, and we use our Nikon 24mm and Nikon 50mm lenses on our Nikon D750s for the vast majority of our 15-hour + …

Cameras

8 Nikon Cameras Worth Splurging For

Shopping for a Nikon camera? We'll help you find the right one for your needs and price range.<p>A legendary name in the photography realm, Nikon boasts a camera lineup that spans from ultra-affordable offerings, all the way to professional tools worth thousands. We've rounded up eight offerings by …

What is a Teleconverter?

When using telephoto and macro lenses, it is often desirable to get tighter framing on a subject that is being photographed. There can be many …

Cameras

5 Secrets Every Photographer Should Learn

<i>Pedro Quintela is a history teacher, talented photographer, and one of the most motivational people on 500px. His latest piece of advice is for</i> …

Beginners Tip to Shooting Portraits with a 50mm Lens

Model: Natalie Margiotta<p>Even the cheapest and most affordable 50mm lens is capable of helping you to deliver excellent portraits. While the best and …

How to Start Your Own Photography Blog

Photo by Johnny Lu. Downtown LA, 2015Dear friend,I am writing this as a practical instructional manual in terms of how to start your own photography …

Street Photography

10 things you didn’t know you needed in your camera bag

Camera bags are nothing more than backpacks, luggage and messenger bags designed specifically to safely transport your photography gear around in. …

Camping

Best Value in Nikon Mount Wide-Angle Zoom Lenses

Let’s first be clear about something: Most zoom lenses, particularly full frame wide-angle zoom lenses, are prohibitively expensive. The term …

Cameras

Nikon Launches 20.8MP D5 Full Frame Pro DSLR with ISO 3,280,000 for Extreme Low Light Shooting

Nikon just launched its latest flagship professional DSLR at the CES 2016 show in Las Vegas, NV. Called the Nikon D5, it features a 20.8-megapixel …

Cameras

Adventure Photography: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mirrorless Camera Long Term Review

482 Shares<p>Introduction<p><b>The vast majority of photos that I take are taken outdoors, during human-powered adventures. My style of photo in particular is</b> …

Olympus Cameras

Why I’m Going Mirrorless: Volume I

Since Sony announced its full frame mirrorless cameras a couple of years ago, I’ve said I’d go mirrorless eventually. My timeline was “a couple of …

Cameras

These Are the Advantages and Disadvantages Of Shooting Raw

Raw files (the correct files format differs from manufacturer to manufacturer) are simply a “digital negative” of your image (but aren’t negative at …

What is Crop Factor?

Whether you are just getting into photography or have been shooting for a while, you have probably heard the term “crop factor”. With so many …

DSLR vs Mirrorless – Part Two

It is interesting how just a few years back, one way to spark a debate was to talk about Nikon vs Canon. Websites and forums would be filled with …

Cameras

Tokina AT-X 11-20mm f/2.8 Pro DX lens tested at DxOMark

DxOMark published their test results for the Tokina AT-X 11-20mm f/2.8 Pro DX lens:<p>A useful lens in restricted space that’s also capable of creating …

On a Budget: Portrait Lenses for Your DSLR

Photography, one way or another, is an expensive hobby. But you don’t need to rob a bank to get really incredible photos. No matter what, that starts …

Digital Age

Best Nikon D7200 Lenses

Here are the best lenses for the Nikon D7200 <b></b>camera which is the latest mid-range APS-c sized sensor DSLR announced back in March, 2015.<p>Recommended …

Why Shoot in Aperture Priority Mode?

by Håkan Dahlström / CC BY 2.0<p>Aperture Priority mode is a go-to for many photographers. The reasons? Creative control, artistry, control over light …