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How to Look More Photogenic for a Camera: Squinching

Think you don’t need to know how to pose and look pretty for portraits because you make it a point to be behind the camera rather than in front of …

Photography

Marrakech: The city that distrusts photographers

Five Magnum photographers spent eight days documenting life in the Moroccan city. It was a project that proved to be provocative. See Sean O'Hagan's report here

Photographing the worlds most secluded tribes before they pass away

Photography Jimmy Nelson's TED talk on his project of photographing the worlds most secluded tribes before they pass away

How to Optimize Photos for Search Engines

Optimize photos for search engines and take a vital step toward directing traffic to your blog or website

Photo Links Made of Win

This week's list of photography links by Toad Hollow Photography features tutorials, a great special feature, a curated collection of great …

Musician’s Scathing Letter Offers One Way to Respond to Requests for Free Work

A strongly worded letter has gotten a surprising amount of attention in photograpy circles recently.<p>It was written by UK musician Whitey (aka. NJ …

57 Fabulous Bird Images

Birds provide a wonderful opportunity for photographers to practice their skills. So today we thought we’d put together a bit of an image collection …

How to edit video in Photoshop CC and CS6

Learn how to make simple video edits using Adobe Photoshop CC or CS6 in this tutorial.<p>Did you know that you can edit video within Adobe's …

Canon Japan Releases DSLR Teaser Video, Talks of a ‘White Kiss Debut’

At the end of last week, Canon Korea teased a new camera in an ad that showed what seemed to be a DSLR hidden behind a semi-see through sheet. Now, …

Everything You Need to Know about Posing

Looking to learn more about posing your portrait subjects? In this lecture video from B&H Photo and Video wedding photographer Jerry Ghionis shares …

Ron Haviv: Testimony

“Testimony,” Ron Haviv’s first solo exhibition at Anastasia Photo in New York City, spans 23 years and 18 countries, from Bosnia to Haiti to Libya. …

3 Lightroom History Tips

Like Photoshop, Lightroom has a History feature that shows a list of the fixes you’ve applied to an image. It can be used to wind back changes that …

Tiny People in a World of Big Food

“Marrying inspired photographs of real food and tiny people with equally inspired captions, photographer Christopher Boffoli creates a smart, funny, …

Bublcam: A Softball-Sized Camera Ball that Takes Street View-Like 360° Photos

Sometimes, taking a straight-on photograph is exactly what the situation calls for. But what about those moments when you want a more complete view? …

Using Innovative Paint Splashes & High Speed Photography for Stunning Results

What happens when you give an artistic scientist a camera? Fabian Oefner, who we featured in a previous article, shows us in this peek into his …

Photography

Smoke Photography Photoshop Tutorial

Although you may have learned to capture smoke photography, it often doesn’t really come to life until you make a few finishing touches in …

Mike Berkofsky's best photograph: Jimi Hendrix

'You could smell him 30 seconds before you could see him – the patchouli was so strong'<p>It was 1967, and I was just starting out as a photographer. My father-in-law was trying to get me to drive a taxi because I hadn't made any money for a long time. Then I got a call from the editor at Rave …

Hey, I Need to Know what ISO Means — I’m Shooting a Wedding in an Hour

I grew up without the Internet.<p>When I was young and starting out in the business, I had no Internet, although I did have a computer. It was an Apple …

The Hidden Meanings Of Katy Perry Lyrics

What is she really trying to say with her new album, Prism?

Bond Trader Turned Top Street Portrait Photographer

We often talk about portrait techniques in terms of the technical: how to achieve a masterfully-crafted composition of someone’s facial features. But …

Intentional Camera Movement and the Landscape

An interesting thing about digital photography is that it has led to the rise in use of techniques that are more difficult to carry out with film …

Digital Photography

The New Triggertrap Redsnap: An Infinitely Expandable Camera Trigger

The Triggertrap name has appeared on PetaPixel many times before: from the very early days of v1 on Kickstarter, to an interview with CEO Haje Kamps, …

What the Photo Community can Learn from the Jasmine Star and Doug Gordon Ordeal

Last Friday, WPPI Director Jason Groupp announced that Jasmine Star and Doug Gordon withdrew from next year’s conference in light of all the …

Quick Tip on How to Edit Skies In Adobe Lightroom

Many photographers are faced with the conundrum of an over exposed sky and underexposed foreground. Because the detail of the foreground is often …

Spectacular Landscapes Captured by the European Space Agency

Appreciating beauty sometimes is all about a matter of perspective. This fact could not be truer when it comes to appreciating the beauty of Earth’s …

European Space Agency

Interesting Photo of the Day: Dog Walks on Water

Everyone thinks their pet is the smartest, the cutest, the cleverest. But photographer Ken Watson‘s German shepherd may have a bit of an advantage — …

Pets

Vietnam: The Real War

“Vietnam: The Real War: A Photographic History from the Associated Press” opens October 24th at the Steven Kasher Gallery in New York City. The …

It’s Here: The 2013 Survey on What Buyers Want From Photographers

PhotoShelter and Agency Access have joined forces yet again and are happy to present, for the third year in a row, the 2013 Survey: What Buyers Want …