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5 Tips For Capturing Great Street Portraits

It can be a bit daunting to go up to a stranger on the street and ask them to take their photo, but after a day or two it becomes addictive! Here are …

Discover the Wonder of Time-Lapse Photography

This week over at our sister site – SnapnDeals – we have a great deal running where you can get 20% off Time-Lapse Photography: A technical and …

Make Better Photos Linger in Time-Lapse Trip Recaps Using Lightroom Starring

A neat way to present a recap of a trip is to take all the photographs taken over many days — both keepers and unwanted shots — and string them …

Cute Bird Photo and Other Things You May Have Missed on Light Stalking This Week

The ever increasing activity in our blossoming photography community, coupled with the frequent publishing of articles, makes it easy to miss …

How to Photograph Landscapes

You might be wondering how the beautiful landscape photographs shown in magazines are shot. The colors are so vibrant and the compositions are always …

A Complete Guide to Star Trailing

Ever see those pictures where the stars streak across the sky in a big arc? Or maybe the whole sky looked like it was spinning? What you saw was star …

Alien Skin Software's Exposure 5 Is All About That Film-Like Look

<i>Image by Peter Nyugen</i><p>See that girl up above? She doesn’t look very alien does she? Maybe her homeworld is a bit alien, but Alien Skin’s new Exposure …

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 Review

For whatever reason it was a long wait for the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 — I counted about six months. Worth waiting for? Yes, for a number of reasons, …

Video Demo: Stylizing Your Portrait Photography in Photoshop

Yesterday we were fortunate to have special guest Aaron Nace host a live Photoshop demo for our audience, showing how basic retouching techniques can …

Sony Unveils the Tiny HX50V, the World’s Smallest and Lightest 30x Superzoom

Somewhere in-between the point-and-shoot and ILC categories falls the superzoom, and it doesn’t get much love. Often nearly as bulky as an …

These Lighting Patterns Will Make Your Portrait Photographs Rock

Familiarizing yourself with different lighting patterns isn't just to help you diversify your portrait portfolio. Depending on what you are trying …