Daniel Collazo

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6 Ways to Dress Your Kale Salad

Bitter kale is great with pungent, umami-rich and creamy dressings.<p>Bitter kale is great with pungent, umami-rich and creamy dressings. Here are six …

How to Get Amazing Images from Shadows (15 Awesome Examples)

Photographing shadows is often overlooked as a creative subject for our photography, and we can understand why. Any photographer, or photographic …

Watch Metal Gear Solid 5's intro to hear Kiefer Sutherland as Snake

Konami released the English language version of the intro to <i>Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain</i> through its YouTube channel today, offering a nine minute preview of the <i>Ground Zeroes</i> prologue, the Fox Engine's impressive lighting engine and Kiefer Sutherland's take on Snake in the upcoming game.<p>The …

When Being a Good Photographer Isn’t Enough

I’ve met a lot of bitter photographers over the years, especially as high-end cameras have become cheaper and more accessible. They complain that …

How to get epic photos from your time in nature

COLBY BROWN is one of the most followed photographers and photo educators on the internet. Nearly 2.9 million people seek his advice on Google+. He’s …

Mobile Photography

Documentary Photography - Six Tips for Creating a Legacy

We’ve all gone through times in our lives where we’ve lost loved ones. As a portrait photographer I would get calls all the time for “Urgent” family …

Photography

8 Simple Ways to Improve Your Photography Skills Starting Today

“Practice makes perfect,” they say. It’s such a clichéd statement — most people probably roll their eyes when they hear it. Me too.<p>But guess what? …

Coping with Extreme Brightness (Without HDR)

Good photographers learn to work within the limitations of their equipment and learn to cope with scenes where the brightness range is too great for …

HDR Photography

How To Take Ridiculously Unique Photos

by Steven McConnell How do you make your photography more meaningful, moving and unique? Lately, I’ve been fascinated with the idea that our …

3 Reasons To Keep Your Old Photoshop Version

By Helen Bradley If you’re moving from Photoshop CS5 or CS6 to Photoshop CC you may be tempted to clean up your computer and remove the older …

Tutorials

What Camera Filters Do You REALLY Need?

In the days of film, filters were often regarded as essential tools for the photographer. These days, the likes of Photoshop and the use of third …

6 Tips for Photographing Deserts

Deserts can make for very dramatic and beautiful landscapes but it can also be challenging to avoid your photos appearing flat and uninteresting. …

Landscape Photography

Depth of Field Simplified

Depth of field (DOF) is probably one of the least understood principles of photography. Most photographers seem aware of its existence, but few seem …

5 Tips For Photographing Moving Water

All of us have seen those amazing, silky, cotton candy seaside scenes or milky, white waterfalls falling down a rock face. They all look so …

10 Photography Life Hacks to Save Time and Money

If you’re not careful, photography can become a very expensive hobby. There’s always something new to buy. However, many camera accessories on the …

Lightroom's Tone Curve Explained

It’s no secret that there are many ways to enhance our photographs with Lightroom. By using just a handful of sliders we can get some great results …

50 Lessons for Stronger Photographs

Professional photographer and best-selling author David duChemin just released a very in-depth educational eBook deemed a “BigBook” at 200 pages in …

Photography Histogram Explained

Today’s DSLR photo tip, the photo histogram explained, involves using the (gulp) histogram. This is another of those features found on most of the …

How to Use Lightroom 5

Apart from its popular photo editing features, Lightroom is a valuable organizational tool for photographers. When using Adobe’s Lightroom 5 for the …

3 Ways to Guarantee Good Exposures

There is no excuse for coming home from a photo shoot to discover that your images are over or under exposed. Your camera’s light meter will guide …

Top 10 Tips on How to Take a Great Photo

1) Start with a clear view. This first tip might sound very obvious, but it is key to make sure your camera lens is clean and if you are using a …

What's in Your Bag? Be Sure to Travel with These 9 Photography Accessories

Will you be traveling this summer (or winter, as the case may be depending on which hemisphere you call home)? I’m sure you know there’s a lot of …

How to Take Amazing Flower Photos

Flowers are one of my favorite photography subjects. They can’t complain if the photo doesn’t come out right. Flowers also look very different when …

How to Hold a Camera for Sharp Photos

Blur or lack of sharpness due to camera shake is a common problem for many photographers. It’s caused by the movement of the hand(s) holding camera …

How to Photograph the Milky Way in 12 Steps (With 6 Epic Examples)

I don’t recall ever meeting anyone who claimed to not be fascinated to some degree by the night sky. There’s just something hypnotic about gazing …

Albert Watson's Advice for Aspiring Photographers

Found this little gem of a clip from Phaidon Press. Albert Watson is a masterful photographer, who took that iconic shot of Steve Jobs…Jobs’ alleged …

High-Res DIY Film Scanner Made from a DSLR, Lumber and an Arduino

Consumer film scanners don’t provide enough detail, and professional models require too much money and pampering. What’s a dedicated film nerd to do? …

Watch the creation of Metal Gear Solid 5's sniper Quiet here

Konami has released a video showing the process with which it turned Dutch model Stefanie Joosten into a character in the upcoming <i>Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain</i>.<p>In the video, Joosten sits in the middle of a rig comprised of dozens of cameras and emotes as they capture images of her. These …