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How to Find the ‘Sweet Spot’ of Your Lens for Sharper Photos

When it comes to purchasing a new lens there are two questions that immediately come to mind for me, how much is it and how sharp is it? Now, I know …

Landscape Photography

16 Photography Greats of the Past and Present Who Inspire Me

I often teach new photographers to study the greats, both past and present. Study and be influenced, but please don’t aim to copy them — I promise …

Street Photography

Why One Photographer Moved From Full Frame to Crop and Back

Trying to choose between a full frame camera and a crop sensor one? Here’s a 10-minute video by photographer Sheldon Evans, who talks about the …

Photoshop Tips: Blend Modes Made Simple (VIDEO)

Many of the image-editing tutorials we post require a basic understanding of Photoshop’s powerful blend modes. In the video below, French landscape …

Remove Distracting Elements from Photos with These 3 Simple Photoshop Tricks (VIDEO)

A telephone pole emanating from a subject’s head is the classic example of a distracting element ruining an otherwise fine photo. But there are …

Tutorials

The Crispiest, Juiciest, 30-Minute Roast Chicken

Think a succulent roast chicken has to be reserved for lazy Sundays? Think again. I came up with the fastest, easiest, juiciest roast chicken and …

4 Photographers Shoot the Same Model and Create a Variety of Interesting Portraits (VIDEO)

Here’s the latest episode in a viral series in which fashion pro Jessica Kobeissi and three other photographers take on the challenge of shooting the …

Photography

The Most Important Thing to Do Before Sharpening Your Images

The Internet is full of articles and videos telling you what technique will revolutionize the way you add sharpness to your images, but almost none …

10 Awesome Camera Hacks That Will Give a Unique Look to Your Photographs (VIDEO)

It’s been awhile since we’ve brought you any photo hacks, but the 10 tricks in this video are really good. And like others we’ve posted in the past, …

Photography and the Addiction to Compliments, Praise, and Positive Criticism

When we create something like a photo, one of the most painful experiences can be receiving negative criticism regarding our photography. However, …

Tips on Capturing Mesmerizing Images of Children

It can be difficult enough to photograph adult models, but using children as models is a new level of challenging. There are a few tips to remember …

5 Amazing Photography Tips to Transform Your Pictures

<i>YouTube Screenshot/Jessica Kobeissi</i>I find that sometimes I'm just not in a good creative space to take interesting photos.I'm sure you find yourself …

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3 Ways You're Using Your Camera All Wrong

Let's face it...There's <i>a lot</i> that you can do wrong with your camera.But rather than trying to cover every situation in which you use your camera in …

Here’s How to Capture Sharp Long-Exposure Photos with Tips from a Pro Travel Shooter (VIDEO)

Long-exposure photography at night can be very challenging, especially if you want to capture sharp images. And while we all know that using a tripod …

5 Things Successful Photographers DON'T Do

When you read articles on photography sites like this one, by and large, those articles tell you what you <i>should</i> be doing.But there's value in …

Landscape Photography

How to take your night shoots to the next level

If you're not comfortable with your camera, night photography or film at night can be intimidating for a lot of people. Peter McKinnon and Matti …

What Is the Difference Between Texas, Cincinnati, and Classic Chili? - Chowhound

Winter is a real drag. While Chicago is great during the summer and fall months, the winter and spring months can really bring you down. Unlike …

Photographer Spends 10 Years Photographing Same Bench, Captures More Than He Expects

One Ukrainian photographer has spent a decade of his life on a single project, and it’s so intimate, it’ll make you feel things. Through his kitchen …

Photography

Photography Tutorials For Beginners: 5 Common Photography Mistakes And How To Solve Them

In this Photography Video Tutorial, Joe Allam discussing 5 below common mistakes every beginner photographer do:<p>Uneven Horizons across an Image<br>• Not …

Photography Tutorials

50 Best Of The Best Wedding Photos Of 2017

Here are the best of the best wedding photos of 2017. There are more than 9,000 photographs submitted around the globe for Junebug Weddings’ 10th …

Weddings

Kissed by the Light

Captured at Lizard Point, a boating yard in Cornwall, England, this was actually taken during a bright, sunny day, but because the natural daylight …

Photos

Things You Can Do Right Now To Immediately Improve Your Photography

If you want to take better photos (who doesn't?), this article is for you...Becoming a better photographer doesn't have to be difficult, confusing, …

Landscape Photography

Focal Point: 13 Pictures of Aruba

With it’s windswept white sand beaches, unique semi-desert landscape, and year round perfect weather, Aruba ranks as one of my favourite beach …

How to Shoot Good Travel Photos Even in ‘Bad’ Natural Light

Using natural light in your travel photos can land you with some amazing images, even if you think the light might be “bad” from the offset. Here’s …

Photography Tutorials For Beginners: How To Get Perfect Exposures In One Shot

In this Photography Video Tutorial, you will understand how we can get a perfect exposure in one shot using Spot Metering and Manual Mode!<p>We are …

Lightroom Tips: Here’s How to Correct Photographs with Lens Distortion and Skewed Perspective (VIDEO)

It’s been awhile since we’ve featured the work of French landscape pro Serge Ramelli, and this new tutorial is a good one. In just 12 minutes Ramelli …

Tutorials

How to Shoot Street Photography on a 35mm Lens

I think a 35mm ‘full frame-equivalent’ lens is ideal for 90% of street photographers. Why a 35mm lens, and how do you shoot with it in street …

Street Photography

Couple Sends Wedding Photographer 30-Page Critique of Their Photos

Ah, the joys of dealing with difficult clients as a wedding photographer. A dissatisfied newlywed couple in Hong Kong recently sent their wedding …

7 Common Portrait Lighting Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them)

If you’re just getting started in studio portrait light, here’s a 12-minute video that may be helpful to you. Photographer Antti Karppinen shares 7 …

How to make Millionaire Mashed Potatoes

I served these with my umami beef rib roast for Christmas dinner, and my wife, who considers herself a spuds aficionado and isn’t prone to hyperbole, …

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