Chris Wright

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Adobe unlocks a Lightroom power tool for photo editing

Lightroom profiles offer new color editing and styling options, and now you can create your own profiles for the photo editing and cataloging software.<p>Adobe Lightroom's new profiles feature puts photo editing presets on steroids -- and now you can build your own profiles, too.<p>Profiles now use …

Tutorials

Interview: Spiritual Photographer Captures Spellbinding Images Inspired by Fairytales

Pairing the spiritual with the surreal, Polish photographer Laura Makabresku captures enchanting photographs inspired by fairytales. In each dreamy depiction, Makabresku showcases both her technical skills and her fascination with fantasy, culminating in a captivating body of work “overflowing with …

Fairy Tales

How to Precisley Match Colors in Photoshop

There are numerous ways to do any one specific job in Photoshop, but getting colors to match can be one of the more trickier tasks. In this video by …

Stanley Kubrick’s little-known life as a still photographer

Most of us know Stanley Kubrick as the legendary director of some of cinema’s most significant, landmark films. When we see his name, we think of “2001: A Space Odyssey,” “A Clockwork Orange,” “Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb” or “The Shining.” What most of us …

Stanley Kubrick

Still-life photography tips

<b>Still-life photography leaves nothing to chance. Tim Clinch explains how to maximise the potential of this classical and underused genre of</b> …

The story of garden photography, from Victorian daguerreotypes to Martin Parr

Fiery nasturtiums framing a path, puffs of white blossom on spindly branches, the heat rising from dawn-damp grass: gardens have supplied lush and fertile ground for the photographer’s imagination ever since sunshine was caught for the first time on silver-soaked paper in the 1830s.<p>The marriage …

Brooding photo of Death Valley wins the Big Picture photography contest

Techniques for Beach Compositions

Capturing those beautiful seaside scenes can be incredibly fun as well as a completely unique challenge. If you are planning on going after some …

Raising the Bar With Long Exposure Landscape Photography

Long exposure photography has a special place in my heart and arguably has been where I spend most of my time when creating landscapes as it allows a …

How to Extensively Stretch the Background of Your Images

We all have photos that we wish had a wider composition, either because we didn’t own the right lens or because we saw new potential for it in …

How to Enlarge Photos Without Losing Detail in Photoshop CC 2018

With the new Adobe Photoshop CC 2018, a new image enlargement algorithm, “Preserve Details 2.0,” came as an improvement over the previous upsampling …

A Primer on Using the Fibonacci Sequence to Compose Your Shots

Filmmaking is math. Look it up!Nature, for the most part, is a numbers game, revealing how so many of the structures we see in our world and beyond …

Mathematics

Take Sunset Photography to the Next Level with These Pro Tips for Shooting into the Light (VIDEO)

Adam Karnacz is a British pro known for his stunning nature and landscape photography. In this four-minute tutorial, he explains how to overcome two …

Urban landscapes reimagined – in pictures

For Serbian photographer Nikola Olic, the built environment is a canvas for his inventive compositions. Using only a single camera and minimal Photoshopping, Olic creates abstract images that present the metropolis in a new light: “Instead of just taking a photograph, I move around a building and …

New York City

Awesome Pictures Of Japan By Night

<b>Naohiro Yako</b> is a photographer, illustrator and director based in Japan. He captures, at night, the streets and all the details of the cities of <b>Tokyo</b> …

Japan

Gorgeous Travel and Adventure Photography by Fabio Oliveira

<b>Fabio Oliveira</b> is a talented self-taught photographer and filmmaker who was born in a small town in Southern of Brazil and currently lives and works …

Photography

How to Take Great City Photos at Night

Intimidated by nighttime photography? Here’s an inspiring 11-minute video from photographer Peter McKinnon on how you can take better photos of …

A Collection Of Cities Captured When The Fog Wins

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their photos showing cities with fog in the Fog And City Photo contest with chances to win Amazon …

University of Illinois

How to Use Split Toning in Lightroom to Accentuate Your Colors

The process of split toning dates back to the days when photography involved chemical baths.<p>In the digital darkroom, aka Lightroom, split toning is …

Tutorials

Why this photographer frames India in tight crops

In conversation with Frédéric Lagrange on crossing language barriers and the lens he uses when in India<p>Starting his career in photography in 2001, …

Storytelling

A Look Inside Cézanne’s Studio, Through the Eyes of Joel Meyerowitz

In 1839, the word “photography” entered the English language, to describe a newfangled invention. Its literal meaning, derived from Greek roots, is “drawing with light.” Five years later, in 1844, William Henry Fox Talbot, the British pioneer of the negative-positive process, published a book of …

How To Plan Your Shots To Drastically Increase Your Success Rate

It used to be I’d just head out with my camera and let serendipity take the wheel. If you know anything about serendipity you...

Landscape Photography

Interview: Street Photographer Explores the Loneliness of Contemporary Urban Life

London-based photographer Alan Schaller is known for his incredible street photography. His keen ability to mix high contrast lighting with architectural compositions have won him clients like <i>The Financial Times</i> and <i>The Independent</i>. We recently featured his series of beautiful dog portraits, and …

Watch: Five tips for shooting high-quality video on your iPhone

Getting started with video on the iPhone is easy, but mastering the capture of it can be difficult. AppleInsider has five tips for you to make the …

Mobile Photography

How to Make Spanish Eggnog–Coquito Recipe

Step 1<p>Pour the evaporated milk, condensed milk and coconut cream in a blender. Blend for a few seconds.<p>Step 2<p>Add 1 cup of Bacardi Superior or any …

How I Photograph snow crystals By Dirk Dom

How I photograph snow crystals. By Dirk Dom Hi! A few years ago I made an attempt to photograph snow crystals. I used a Olympus PEN EP-3 with a Canon …

Olympus PEN Series

Stylish Winter Photography in Munich

Skander Khlif is a photographer, visual Storyteller, curator, engineer and buisness development manager but for this post we want to focus on his …

Make Your Instagram Photos Pop Using Adjustment Layers in Photoshop

Adjustment Layers are probably one of the most useful, and most used tools in Photoshop. It's one of the best ways to keep a non-destructive editing …

How You Can Enhance Your Photos With Dynamic Color in Photoshop

Photoshop is a must-have for virtually every professional photographer.<p>It's powerful tools enable you to enhance your photos in ways that make them …

How to Use Adjustment Layers to Create Light Flares and Haze

Atmospheric effects can enhance your photos, be it with in-camera techniques or postproduction effects. Light flares are one of the most popular …