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6 Lighting Tutorials from Joe McNally

At the time of writing this post it is a gorgeous spring day and I have no doubt our readers are out shooting and enjoying it. If you have opted to …

Photographers

Maternity Photography - 7 Tips for Taking Great Shots

7 tips toward capturing creative maternity photography. How to capture beautiful maternity photos with your camera.

Photography

Slow Motion Photobooth Making Waves in the Wedding Photography Industry

At major events such as birthdays, weddings or christenings, it’s fast becoming a staple to come across a photobooth or at least a designated …

Weddings

Photographer Nadia Sablin's series Two Sisters - in pictures

Photographer Nadia Sablin has won the 2013 Firecracker award for her series documenting the lives of her two elderly, unmarried aunts in rural north-west Russia in a series of intimate, lyrical and moving shots

Street Photog Visits North Korea to Shoot Everyday Life in the Mysterious Country

We’ve had precious few chances to get a glimpse into the secretive country of North Korea. With the exception of a few AP photographers working out …

Video: Educational Tutorial on the History, Physics and Uses of Cinema Lighting

Back in April, we shared the first of cinematographer Mark Vargo‘s informative series of videos on different photographic concepts. The videos are …

When to Stop Being a Photographer and Start Being a Photo Editor

At some point, every photo shoot comes to an end. Every portrait session, cookbook shoot, family vacation, ad campaign, college graduation, wedding, …

Photo Essays

When You Need an External Flash in Photography

Occasionally I get queries from my friends who have recently bought a DSLR that whether they need an external flash for “better” photography …

Readers' travel photograph competition: August – street life

Street life, in close-up and widescreen, provided the focus for our latest photo competition. Scroll through the gallery to see the winner. All of this year's winning images will be mounted by Point101, and displayed at the finalists' exhibition at the Guardian's offices in January 2014. The prize …

Reflections 2013 photo contest

<b>The deadline of the Reflections 2013 photo contest has been extended until October 30, 2013.</b><p>Photo: Mary Tuggle<p>September 3, 2013 /Photography News/ …

What Does a Google Business Photographer Do?

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a photographer for Google’s new street view ventures inside buildings? Photographers all over the world …

Photography

Experimental Light Painting Self-Portraits

Self-portraits aren’t exactly ground-breaking — in fact, the word “selfie” was recently added to the dictionary — but Alex DeForest‘s self-portraits …

Umbrella Lighting 101 in Photography

When most people hear the word umbrella, they think <i>rain</i>. When photographers hear the word umbrella, they think <i>72-inch shoot-through parabolic bounce</i> …

Photography

Five tips for a perfect exposure

Learn to take better photos instantly with our guide to the finer aspects of exposure.<p>Canon<p>Digital cameras make it incredibly easy to take a photo at …

Cameras

How to Create this "Fight Club" Inspired Portrait using One Light

By Gina Milicia – author of our brand new Portrait Lighting eBook. Welcome to Fight Club. The first rule of Fight Club is: you do not talk about …

Soccer

The Art of Portrait Photography: Expression and Exploration

Humans have been creating portraits of one another since the beginning of time, when rocks served as canvas and paints were made from charcoal and …

Alzheimer's Disease

An Interview with Photographer Zhang Jingna

Chances are you may, at some point or another, have seen New York-based photographer Zhang Jingna‘s work in your daily lives. Her work has appeared …

Hey Apple: Regular People Have No Idea How To Manage Photos On Their iPhone

I’m serious, they don’t. They don’t know that they don’t, but they don’t. If you grab a co-workers iPhone and they have 2500 photos on the camera …

7 Ways To Create Authentic & Powerful Portraits

by Steven McConnell Do you remember the time you were learning to drive a car? If you’re like most people, it began as a purely technical, logical …

Photography

Ideas to Modify Natural Light for Portrait Photography

Every photographer loves that soft white light that pours in through a single window. Its diffuse glow seems to make anything in its path magically …

Photography

The Decisive Moment and the Brain

As a photographer, you will sooner or later bump into the phrase <i>the decisive moment</i>. The decisive moment is a concept made popular by the street …

Interview with Self-Portrait Photographer Alicia Savage

<b>What were some of the key elements to the development of your photography style?</b><p>I feel the key elements that have developed my style thus far is my …

Sport picture of the day: steeplechase water jump

A fisheye lens + monochrome + leaping athletes + a couple of water spots on the lens = one striking image

Portrait Photography: How to Photograph People in the Harsh Midday Sun

Great tips and tricks on overcoming the harsh mid-day sun to create beautiful portraits on either side of the “golden hours” The Golden Time The best …

Photography

Oleg Dou: Photoshop Phenomenon

You may have seen Russian digital artist Oleg Dou’s work before gracing the box for Adobe’s Photoshop CS6. Dou creates eerie, yet alluring, portraits …

Dramatic Black and White Photos of Solitary Moments in Photo Series 'Man on Earth'

Photographer Rupert Vandervell’s photo series entitled <i>Man On Earth</i> was inspired by his desire to show the isolation and sense of being alone even …

Photography

Beautiful Pinhole Time-Lapses Captured Inside Camera Obscura Rooms

There’s nothing new about time-lapse photography, and calling the camera obscura new borders on insanity, but when you put the two together you get a …

So You Want to Shoot Film?

I have been shooting a lot of film lately and enjoy it tremendously, so I thought I’d share some of the experiences I’ve had in the last year or so, …

Review: Alien Skin Software’s Exposure 5 is a Solid Film Emulation Program

Alien Skin Software’s Exposure 5 is a starting point for building stylish and creative photos that will impress even the harshest of critics. With …

Video Interview: Copyright Registration & Infringement Information

<b>“It’s ideal to register your images before infringement – register them right away after you’ve taken them.” – Carolyn E. Wright, aka The Photo</b> …

Music Industry