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5 Ways to Make Your Street Photography More Interesting

Countless photographers and photography critics have engaged in lively debates about the precise definition of street photography. There are those …

Lighting 101: Flash and Ambient Balancing For Dramatic Effect

You are watching a free tutorial from Lighting 101.<br>To view the entire course, upgrade to Premium or purchase it in the SLR Lounge Store.<p>X<p>To …

Tutorials

Lightroom 6 & CC – Everything you need to know

So, yesterday was the big day for everyone in the photography community. The new version of Lightroom was finally released. Pages leaked, serves …

Lightroom

Style and Vision: What Makes One Photographer Different From Another?

In the artistic community much is said about style and how that style is more often than not linked to some innate talent. The style side is mostly …

Retoucher Becci Manson on Using Her Skills to Make a Difference in the World

Retouching gets a bad rap these days due to the way it can distort truth and cause unrealistic expectations of human beauty, but retoucher Becci …

Extreme Shadow Recovery Trick in Lightroom

Sometimes a photograph needs extreme shadow recovery, and Lightroom 5’s shadow slider just doesn’t cut it. Lightroom 4’s old f<i>ill light</i> slider can be …

How Photoshop’s Sharpening Tools Work and How to Best Use Them

Want a better understanding of how Photoshop’s sharpening filters work and how to best use them? Here’s a tutorial in which Photoshop expert Deke …

How to capture falling snow in your photographs

Picture one of those beautiful, Currier and Ives big giant snowflakes snow falls. If you’re in the woods by yourself; it’s just about one of the most …

Four Different Light Modifiers

10 Things I Would Tell a New Lightroom User: #10

Posted By Scott Kelby on Monday, February 23, 2015 in Develop, Featured | 8 comments<p>Hey Gang: It’s the final installment of my 10-part series on 10 …

Stunning Puddle Reflections Add Magic to Everyday Scenes

Among the city streets and large stone buildings, photographer Daniel Antunes captures glimpses of a world turned topsy-turvy. The Lisbon-based creative has a knack for finding puddles of water that cast brilliant reflections of the surrounding cityscape. Historical monuments, a scooter driver, and …

Roads

6 Important Things To Know About How Your Brain Learns

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know how your brain learns.<p>While everyone learns slightly differently, we do have similarities in the way our …

A Day in the Life of Portrait Photographer Sam ‘Portraitsbysam’

Have you ever wondered what a day in the life of a professional photographer is like? Wonder no more! Every week, we ask a top-notch 500px …

5 Tips to Capture Beautiful Candid Wedding Photos

Through the years shooting weddings, I have found that my favorite photos always tend to be those charming candid moments that last ever so briefly. …

Shutter Speed

On Being a Pseudo Wedding Photographer

I’m going to be real here. When I first started taking photos, I never aspired to be a wedding photographer. But in life, one thing leads to another …

Wedding Photography

How I Made a Homemade Ice Light for Less Than $30

The Ice Light is “a portable, dimmable, daylight balanced, continuous LED light source with a built in battery” that costs $450. In this post I will …

How to Create Dark Moody Low-Key Portraits with Minimal Gear

To paraphrase Samuel L. Jackson in Jackie Brown, “Grids: when you absolutely, positively got to kill every lumen in the room, accept no substitutes.” …

How To Shoot Dreamy Backlit Portraits With Natural Light

Lisa Holloway <i>is an internationally-published, award-winning fine art portrait photographer from rural Northwestern Arizona. A Canon girl since Day</i> …

The Venus 60mm f/2.8 Ultra Macro is the World’s First 2:1 Magnification Lens with Infinity Focus

A new Chinese lens manufacturer called Venus Optics has unveiled a new 60mm f/2.8 ultra macro lens that it claims is the world’s first 2:1 …

New Guide: The 2015 Photo Business Plan Workbook

Ready to make 2015 your best year yet? In <i>The 2015 Photo Business Plan Workbook</i>, get a step-by-step guide to help you implement a rock solid business …

The Photoshop Playbook: 50 Short Video Tutorials on Fundamental Skills in Photoshop

Back in 2013, Adobe began posting a series of short video tutorials on YouTube called the “Photoshop Playbook.” The series has since grown to contain …