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How to Shoot a Picture Perfect Beach Portrait

Have you ever wondered how to shoot a beach portrait like a pro?<p>It's not difficult. But… it's also not as easy as you might think. Let's take a look …

Portrait of a woman in Cairo, c 1885

3,700 Unpublished Marilyn Monroe Shots, With Full Copyrights, Up for Sale

A trove of 3,700 unpublished photos of iconic movie star Marilyn Monroe, each with full copyright included, will go up for sale at a Los Angeles …

Get Ready for Photo Editing in Photoshop Done with Hand Gestures

You know those computers in <i>Minority Report</i> and <i>Iron Man</i> that are completely controlled through hand gestures? One day soon, we may all be using …

Going Fishing! Fun With Fisheye Lenses

I used to think I’d never want to shoot with a fisheye lens. My objections were the same as most others who’ve ever shot with one: “All the shots end …

Chinese Institute Builds a 100MP Camera, Boasts Highest Resolution in the Land

If you think your SLR camera is capable of taking high-resolution photos, the folks over at the Institute of Optics at the Chinese Academy of …

Travel Photographer of the Year – the best shots from 2003-2012

http://www.theguardian.com/travel/gallery/2013/jul/12/travel-photographer-of-the-year-best-shots<p>720<p>To mark its 10th anniversary, the Travel …

Using a Camera’s Rolling Shutter Effect to Create a Display

I’ve got a few days before my big summer vacation, so I thought I’d hammer out an incredibly impractical display technology!<p>Rolling Shutter<p>In order …

How to take great summer photos | My favourite summer photo

http://www.theguardian.com/travel/gallery/2013/jul/09/summer-photos-my-favourite-summer-photo<p>720<p>My favourite summer photo: Five photographers discuss …

The dos (and don't) of summer photography

Summer's here! At least it was when this guide went to press, though anything could have happened in the few days since. Still, the holiday season <i>is</i> …

How to photograph children

The beauty about taking pictures of children, I find, is that they have that unselfconscious innocence. As a child portraiture photographer, I love …

Top tips for landscape photography

Shooting landscapes demands a very different way of working compared to photographing people. Typically taken with the camera mounted on a tripod, …

How to take great urban photos

The urban environment offers a whole host of subjects to photograph, even in the smallest of towns. In the time it takes to walk a block or two, you …

How to take great photos at festivals

The spectacle, colour and crowds that are the hallmarks of festivals around the world make them a great photographic subject. People dress up in …

Basic Lighting for Portrait Photography

Lighting can be one of the most challenging aspects of photography, but something every photographer should strive to learn more about, no matter …

Horses With Their Humans – Portrait Photography by Terri Cage

Terri Cage grew up with photography being very important in her family. At first, Terri was more into drawing, painting and being a horse-crazy young …

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 …

Video: $20K Camera’s Image Sensor Fried by a Concert Laser in Just Seconds

<b>Update</b>: The video has been taken down by the uploader.<p>The harmful effects of concert lasers when exposed to your camera’s image sensor are well …

How to Overcome Bad Lighting and Bad Backgrounds as a Wedding Photographer

Bad light and a poor location can quickly derail a shoot. But it doesn’t have to be that way. These obstacles can be overcome through smart placement …

Beginner Tips for the Aspiring Wedding Photographer

“I’m shooting my first wedding and I’m freaking out!! Do you have any pointers?”<p>This quote has to be one of the most common that I’ve come across in …

Weddings

Review: Fujifilm X20

Street photographers rejoice! The Fujifilm X20 is here. With a sleek black exterior, the X20 makes for an excellent companion for anyone who wants to …

Photographer Gets So Close to Lava That His Shoes and Tripod Catch on Fire

Back in May, we featured the volcano photos of photographer Miles Morgan, a guy who gets so hot to lava that he’s had his shoes and tripod melt. If …

Apple’s “budget” iPhone is about screen control, not cash

The “cheap” iPhone isn’t actually about being cheap at all: it’s about retiring the 3.5-inch screen. Apple has a long-running love of …

Mobile Technology

Tips for Approaching & Photographing Strangers

Street photography can be nerve-racking for some people. The idea of talking to strangers and/or capturing photos of them can be daunting. There are …

Street Photography

Lighting Asylum eBook | Flash Photography eBbook

1<p>Take Your Portrait Photography Further<p>Included in this ebook are photography tips and techniques that test how well you know yourself as a …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Petra, the City Carved in Rock

Petra, also known as the Rose City, is an ancient city in Jordan that experts claim was built as early as 312 BC. Its defining feature is the massive …

Photos

The Easy Profit Game Ends In Smartphones, So Apple Plays A New One

It seems Samsung and Apple at last have something in common. As the Korean giant forecast its profits would be massive, but slightly below expectations, its stock price took a tumble. It appears the industry has crossed through a level some call “peak smartphone” — the point of maximum profit. This …