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Creating a Black and White High Contrast Portrait Edit in Lightroom

Introduction The Following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Preset System v5 and accompanying workshop from the Lightroom Workshop …

Multicultural Wedding Photography Lighting Guide

Unlike portrait photography where you have the luxury of time, wedding day photography is fast-paced and unforgiving to beginners as there is only …

Weddings

Make Lightroom Faster by Using DNG

Moving into the Freelance World...

<i>Drew is leaving the studio. (His account below.) As I always say, Drew grew up as a drummer in a rock and roll band, but abandoned that unstable</i> …

10 Tips for Creating Great Family Portraits

With my background being in classic style studio portraiture (aka “boring”), and 25 years experience photographing portraits and weddings, I have a …

A Picture Sells a Thousand Cents

You do not have to be a professional photographer to profit from selling your photos for use online, on mobile devices, and traditional publications. …

7 Useful Post Ideas for Your Own Photography Blog at http://bit.ly/19JhdEL Image by Sean MacEntee on Flickr

Headshot Portrait Lighting on a Budget

Chances are, no matter what your specialty is, you’ve been asked to photograph headshots. Professionals from many industries use these images to …

Here’s how Amazon self-destructs

<b>Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon. (Reuters/Shannon Stapleton/SeanPavonePhoto via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>If Amazon puts bookstores out of business, it will destroy the main way readers learn about new books to buy<p>Evan Hughes<p>July 19, 2013 5:40pm (UTC)<p>By the time a federal judge ruled last week that Apple had …

July 10, 1553: The reign of Lady Jane Grey begins

<b>July 10, 1553: The reign of Lady Jane Grey begins.</b><p>On this day in 1553, the disputed monarch, a great-granddaughter of King Henry VII, began her nine-day rule. She came to the throne at age sixteen through the political machinations of her parents, the Duke of Suffolk and his wife, and John Dudley, the Duke of Northumberland, who sought to keep the throne in Protestant hands and out of those of Mary, Henry VIII’s daughter by his first wife and a Catholic. The 1536 Second Succession Act declared …

Man terrifies sleeping girlfriend with ghost prank

James Williams orchestrates an elaborate but cruel practical joke to wake up his girlfriend with a scene reminiscent of horror film The Ring.<p>Mr Williams spent weeks carefully planning the trick. He constructed the puppet ghost out of papier-mâché, bubble wrap, coat hangers and tape and animated the …

So You’re Going to Shoot A Wedding: Part 1 of 3 [Preparation]

About 5 seconds after I purchased my first professional camera, long before I hung a shingle or had any idea of what I was doing, the requests to …

Night: Surreal Landscapes Lit with an LED Flashlight by Harold Ross | Colossal

<p>Fine art photographer Harold Ross uses delicate light painting techniques to create surreal landscapes photographed late at night. The photographer, …

Readers Shoot Back: Sergey Zaytsev

You can easily kill an afternoon scanning the excellent work that readers upload to the site's Flickr group. Every now and then one will really stop …

The Big Fat List of Documentaries About Photography

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Why Photographs of Watches and Clocks Show the Time 10:10

Have you ever noticed that the watches and clocks found in product photographs and advertisements usually show the time 10:10? If you haven’t, pay …

5 Tips for Photographers Who Want to Break Into The Fine Art Marketplace

Making the jump from a hobbyist to a professional artist takes not only skills as a photographer, but also requires a good deal of business smarts …

Tapir Penis: All Length, No Skill, Yet Completely Humbling (VIDEO)

What's a tapir to do with its enormous tapirhood? No idea, but someone better tell it before it goes extinct.<p>Tapirs are large, browsing mammals that are native to the jungles and forests of South America, Central America and Southeast Asia, and are considered endangered, according to National …

Clamshell Lighting Techniques for Portrait Photography

Traditional clamshell lighting is used frequently by photographers to bring out the best in their subjects. The even light produced by placing one …

How to Master Ghost Photography

If you’ve seen photos of ghostly apparitions and wonder how they were captured, most likely they were not doctored or otherwise created in post …

How to Keep Your Old Flash from Exploding

Have a flash that's been sitting, unused, for a long time? Or did you buy a used flash with an unknown history? Turn it on the wrong way and you may …

Classical Posing and Portrait Lighting Photography Techniques

Mastery of portrait photography entails knowledge of lighting and posing techniques. In this video, renowned photography instructor Frank Dispensa …

Posing Guide for Photographing Women: 7 More Poses to Get You 21 Different Photos [Part II]

A post by Kaspars Grinvalds from Posing App. If you haven’t read the first article in this series, I would kindly recommend you to start with Posing …

Mastering Challenging Lighting Conditions for Nightclub Style Photography

Commercial photographers are regularly faced with challenging lighting conditions and rigid deadlines. Meticulous planning and flexibility are …

Photography Tutorial: Focus Stacking

In a previous article we looked at various things that you can do with multiple exposures. One of those things was focus stacking. Focus stacking is …

A Step by Step Guide to Realistically Enhancing a Portrait in Photoshop

Photoshop can be a phenomenal tool for improving portraits. However, as with any tool, the final results are only going to be as good as the skills …

How to Create Photography Slideshows That Captivate Your Audience

One of the best ways to present your images to friends and family is with a slideshow. With today’s huge flat high definition flat screen TV’s a well …

10 Ways Photography Can Change Your Life (It Changed Mine)

I have always been interested in photos. When I was younger, I used to pore through drawers of photos and photo albums that my parents made, looking …