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How to Capture Misty, Magical Photographs: 3 Essential Tips on Timing, Tools and Technique

The eight to five workday starts. Workers swipe time clocks, dash through closing elevator doors and fight rush hour traffic. By this time in a …

Landscape Photography

Light Paint the Proton Streams from ‘Ghostbusters’ Using an LED and a String

We’ve featured the incredible visual effects work of Joey Shanks of Shanks FX before when he created homemade holograms . And today we’re back with …

4 Essential Considerations to Help You Create Excellent Macro Photographs

I may be biased, but I think the appeal of macro photography is rather obvious: the wonder and fascination of being able to capture in fine, …

Macro Photography

Cheetyr - Find any Photoshop shortcut in a split second

Cheetyr is a new website created by William Leeks that lets you search and find the right keyboard shortcut for Photoshop (and other tools) in a …

High Contrast, High Impact Photography by Kilian Schönberger - The Fox Is Black

One of the founding principles of art is understanding the balance of light and dark and how the two define shape. Once you fully understand these …

Take Your Night Sky Photography To The Next Level With This Helpful Tutorial

If you have been wanting to try your hand at night sky photography, or just want to improve on the star photos you’ve already taken, you’re in luck. …

Why Curves is One of the Most Powerful Tools in Photoshop

To a novice photographer, Photoshop can seem daunting with its countless tools. To many experienced photographers, Photoshop’s curves can bring …

How to Make Colors POP in Photoshop

This technique is perfect for a photo that is dominated by one or two Colors, especially if those Colors are complimentary.

Tutorials

Step-by-step Guide to Long Exposure Photography

Unfortunately often it happens that the result we get is far from our expectations, and we end up classifying the long exposure as a demoniacal …

Create a Vintage Photo in Photoshop

How to Make a Vintage Photo in Photoshop<p>There are many things that go into making an image appear vintage in Photoshop and this episode Highlights …

World's first man-made photosynthetic 'leaf' could produce oxygen for astronauts

Breakthrough technology could make long-distance space travel feasible, clean our air here on Earth, and even combat global warming.<p>To say that an …

16 Most Interesting Photography Podcasts - Resource

Alyson VelatiJuly 31, 2014<p>Whether you are a novice or a professional, photography podcasts are a great way to receive advice when you’re on-the-go, …

How to focus a portrait: get pin-sharp eyes in 3 easy steps

<i>Learn how to focus a portrait and capture pin-sharp eyes with our simple step-by-step tutorial and expert camera focusing techniques.</i>Portrait …

The Cinematic Look – How To Make Your Photographs Look Like Films

I recently noticed that a handful of photographers were producing images that had a look as if they were stills captured from films. A couple of the …

Three Things You Ought to Know Before Deciding to Become a Nature Photographer

It’s been over two years since I cut the academic anchor and sailed away as an independent nature photographer. How am I faring? My little business …

Shooting with RAW Settings in Photography

Many cameras now offer the option to save captured photos in the RAW file format. RAW capture brings with it an extra processing step. This step …

Dogs communicate different feelings with right or leftward tail wagging

Dogs can tell how other dogs are feeling from the way their tails are wagging, according to researchers who monitored the animals' heart rate as they watched canine movies.<p>The Italian team found that dogs had higher heart rates and became more anxious when they saw others wag their tails more to …

Modern Eco-Friendly Homes Set Amongst the Trees

<i>Primeval Symbiosis (Single Pole House)</i> is an architectural design project by architecture student and interior designer Konrad Wjcik that seeks to organically install living spaces in forests without disrupting the innate beauty of nature. Wjcik's detailed presentation lays out the many benefits of …

Architecture

37 Amazing and Useful Photography Links

It's been a very exciting week in the world of photography with many talented artists producing and sharing some truly incredible pieces. Toad Hollow …

Landscape Photography

Sky Photography Tips and Techniques

How many beautiful nature pictures have we all seen with little or none of the sky-scape? You may think of the sky as only some unavoidable …

Landscape Photography

Interesting Photo of the Day: Look Closely, Photographer at Work in Norway

A lot of times, landscape photography means waking up well before the sun does and going on a wilderness adventure in the pre-dawn darkness all in …

Landscape Photography

The Beauty of the Super Long Telephoto Lens

So what is a super long telephoto lens. These lenses are in the 300mm and longer category. Some standard focal lengths in this category include the: …

Cameras

Hyperlapse Tutorial: How to do it from Start to Finish

Creating timelapse videos can be expensive. To make a moving timelapse, many photographers use a motorized dolly system, which can set you back …

How to Create Reflections in Photoshop

Great reflections can really make an image. The problem is, that like buses, there is never one when you need one. Of course these days it is …

How I Shot It: Food Photography

A post by freelance commercial and editorial photographer, food stylist & writer -Andrew Scrivani – one of the course presenters at next weeks …

Using Off-Camera Flash with Mirrorless Cameras

If you’re looking for a great off-camera flash tutorial, look no further. Whether you use a mirrorless camera or not, photographer Joe Brady will …

Zooming In: Using Telephotos In Landscape Photography

If you’re anything like me, when presented with a beautiful landscape, your first instinct is to reach for the wide angle lenses and take it all in. …

Digital Photography

Marked Up Photographs Show How Iconic Prints Were Edited in the Darkroom

Want to see what kind of work goes into turning a masterful photograph into an iconic print? Pablo Inirio, the master darkroom printer who works at …

How a Car Camera Rig Works in Automotive Photography

Car camera rigs are created for the purpose of photographing moving cars. Oftentimes, these exposure will last several seconds so that the background …