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7 Things You Need to Think About Before Pressing the Shutter

Have you ever spent a day shooting a wedding or walking through a city doing street photography or hiking trails in search of the perfect landscape? …

The Street Photography 2015 Contest: Get Your Work Published In A Book Curated by Colin Westerbeck (UPDATE: Deadline Extended to Aug. 25)

<b>UPDATE: Deadline extended until AUGUST 25, 2015!</b><p>You’ve read that right! Colin Westerbeck, acclaimed curator and author of the book, <i>Bystander: A brief</i> …

Posed Street Portraits vs Candid Street Portraits in Street Photography

Introduction<p>When out on the streets, a Street Photographer can shoot anything from random scenes to portraits. Every type of shot has its level of …

10 Valuable Lessons I’ve Learned About Street Photography

Introduction<p>First things first. My name is Marius Vieth and I’m a 26 year old fine art photographer from Amsterdam who loves nothing more than street …

Going Mirrorless: 10 Reasons To Ditch The DSLR With Pro Photographer Jason Lanier

Photographers are becoming more and more curious about the advantages mirrorless cameras have over DSLRs. In fact, judging by some of the comments on …

Cameras

How to do Great Black and White Conversions Using Photoshop

Some photos that you take you’ll want to convert to black and white. Photoshop has some tools that you can use to convert your photos to black and …

Photoshop

Dodging and Burning to Create More Effective Black and White Images

With the huge assortment of software and plugins you have at your disposal these days, the photo processing technique of burning and dodging is …

Tutorials

Food Photography Tips | The Basics Of Food Photography

Food photography has been booming in the recent years with many photographers ditching portrait and wedding gigs to concentrate their whole business …

Photography

Fuji X-T1 ‘Graphite Silver Edition,’ 50-140mm f/2.8 and 56mm f/1.2 R APD Also Announced

The X100T is far from the only announcement Fuji decided to make today. In addition to revealing the brand new fixed lens camera, the company is also …

Elliott Erwitt Shares 12 Priceless Street Photography Tips

<i>“Photography is an art of observation – it’s about creating something extraordinary out of the ordinary. You choose a frame and then wait until the right time for something magical to come along and fill it. ” – Elliott Erwitt</i><p>Photographer Elliott Erwitt was recently commissioned by luxury single …

Street Photography

This is How to Get Better Environmental Portraits

One of the reasons people love portraits so much is because of the stories they tell; an individual’s facial features and expressions can reveal an …

Introducing Lens Chimping: A Creative New Photography Technique

So, for a while now I’ve shared photography techniques I’d worked on throughout my career. Every wedding season I try to share something new with …

The best photographs of 2013 – in pictures

Extreme weather, terrorism, political protests, an emotional film star and the exit and entrance of two popes. The Guardian's features picture editor selects the images that defined 2013 ... and the obligatory selfie shot

Most Powerful Photos of the Year 2013 from Reuters Photojournalists

As 2013 draws to a close, we reflect back on the high points (and low points) experienced in the past year. Many people look back on the year by …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Oh, To Be a Cat

Cats have it pretty good — basking in the sun, taking catnaps, walking around like they own the world. Ancient Egyptians believed that cats were …

Photos

Out with the Old: Three Ways You Can Put Your Old and Extra Gear to Good Use

The holidays are a great time for gift giving, which also normally means they’re a time for cleaning out closets and camera bags. Every year, I find …

Love Sick: An Incredibly Creative Medical-Themed Pre-Wedding Shoot

“Don’t be afraid to be different.” That is the moral of this video. Usually you save the moral for the end, but it is stated, restated and …

A Three Light Dramatic Portrait

Richard Harrington is the CEO of ThinkTAP and the Publisher of Photofocus.He is also the founder of RHED Pixel, a visual communications company based …