Brodie Knox

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Dark Magic: Portraits of West Africa’s Secret Societies - Photographs and text by Daimon Xanthopoulos | LensCulture

Magic and secret societies play an important role in the societies of Sierra Leone and Liberia. At all socio-economic levels, secret societies can be found and their influence felt. Indeed, they are everywhere: part of politics, culture and religion.<p>The widespread belief in magic and the public …

Secret Societies

Photographer Documents Life Inside One of Africa’s Largest Slums

Mathare is a slum of 600,000 people living within three square miles on the east end of Nairobi. Photographer Filippo Romano has travelled there six …

Adobe Publishes 60 Videos To Learn Lightroom CC & Lightroom 6

Unless you’ve been taking a sabbatical from the internet and the news, you’re aware that Lightroom CC / 6 and a new Camera Raw has dropped to much …

Tutorials

The Hard Truth Why No One Will Hire You As A Photographer

Let's face it; the industry is changing. Art directors and potential clients are not looking to simply hire a photographer anymore. They do not care …

3 Questions to Ask Yourself When Starting a Photography Business

I have met a lot of people who, upon getting their first DSLR, immediately want to start taking pics of their kids, their friends, some high school …

Lightroom Trick To Get More From Your Shadows Than Your Shadows Slider Allows

As photographers, we are forever searching for ways to get our images to look as we envision them. One of our primary problems comes from the fact …

Tutorials

How To Build The Foundation For Your Photography Marketing Strategies In 5 Steps

Building photography marketing strategies for your photography business needs a solid foundation.<b>Today’s topic should be a welcome one for any</b> …

Marketing

How To Use Blend Modes To Totally Revamp Your Photography | Brilliant Work From Jimmy McIntyre

He says, as a closing statement, that he hopes this tutorial has inspired you to explore blend modes more. He, is Jimmy McIntyre, and he needn’t …

Use Spot Metering for Perfect Exposure on the First Try

Ever wondered why your shots are over or under-exposed even though you have set the proper settings for the light meter readings? Pye from SLR Lounge …

Seagate Seven is the World’s Thinnest External Hard Drive for Storing Your Photos On the Go

Want to cut down on the size and weight of your photo storage system when shooting on the go? You may want to check out the new Seagate Seven …

Tips for Creating a Professional Photography Portfolio

People love great pictures, and you can make a lot of money if you’re a great photographer. Although, for this to be the case, you need to first …

How “Doing What You Love” Can Be A Realistic Career Option

Here’s a quote from a recent article I read titled “‘Do What You Love’ Is Horrible Advice“: “It’s easy to confuse a hobby or interest for a profound …

Photographer Travels The World By Trading His Photo Services

Without spending a dime, Australian photographer Shantanu Starick has successfully completed 187 trades, traversed five continents and remained …

Photography

Using Graduated Neutral Density filters for Landscape Photography

How to Master Photography Composition Using the Golden Ratio

The twelfth century was a golden age for photography. Let’s step back from that statement a little, because obviously photography didn't exist way …

How I Upload My Photos to Facebook or The Photographer's Guide To Photo Formats For The Web

If there is one thing I get asked, and that has been answered online time and again, it's "How do I get my photos to look like I want them to look on …

Tutorials

Non-Destructive Layer Masking in Photoshop

Non-destructive editing techniques are vitally important in Photoshop to ensure maximum flexibility and efficiency. If you edit your images …

Tutorials

How to Find and Use Hyperfocal Distance for Sharp Backgrounds

You are out photographing a landscape. You have a nice foreground and background in the frame, and you want as much as possible in focus. You set a …

Digital Photography

Star Trails, Fog, Volcanoes and a Meteor: A Spectacular 270-Image Composite

270 photographs and a total exposure time of two hours and fifteen minutes went into creating this stunning composite photograph of an Indonesian …

Focus Stacking for Extended Depth of Field

One of the things we can struggle with in close-up photography is a narrow depth of field. This is usually caused by shooting at a wide aperture …

Tutorials

Get the Guide: How to Sell Prints

No matter how you slice it or dice it, selling prints can help you bring in revenue and increase your bottom line. In this guide, <i>How to Sell Prints</i>, …

Shooting Time-Lapse Photography at Night - Photography Tutorial

Run a Better Photography Business With a Value Stream

When you first open the doors for business and start offering your photography services to friends of friends and strangers, people you don't …

9 Mistakes In Landscape Photography And How To Avoid Them

<b>Michael Leggero</b> <i>is a professional nature and travel photographer with 20 years of experience. A commercial stock photographer, Michael is now</i> …

Landscape Photography

Video Tutorial How to Manage Your Lightroom Catalog While Travelling

Last week I shared one of Serge’s videos on some of the new features of Photoshop Creative Cloud (CC). Serge is a French photographer in Paris and …

Tutorials

Rumor: Canon Has a 1D X Mark II and 5D Mark IV in the Works for Early 2015

If you’ve been following the most recent rumors regarding the long-awaited Canon APS-C flagship 7D Mark II, you know that the latest news is that …

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3 Composition Rules You Have Probably Never Heard of Before

Composition is one of the most important skill areas of photography. Of course, some may argue that it is the camera, while others would say it is …

Landscape Photography

Hyperfocal Distance: A Landscape Photographer's Friend

We have all seen those wonderful shots, those beautiful landscapes that are in focus from what seems like inches in front of the lens element to …