Dan Evanko

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How to Plan and Capture a Perfectly Aligned Moonrise Photo

Photographing the moon can be spectacular—a rising full moon looks very big and is often red. And combining a spectacular moonrise shot with …

5 Ways To Maximize Your Income As A Photographer!

I know that most of you out there are likely as disorganized with your photography as I am. Totally understandable – there are so many files and edit …

What You May Not Know About Photoshop

The brothers Knoll. It sounds like the title of an independent movie, yet, Thomas and John Knoll were an instrumental part in the rapid rise of …

Paper Texture Pack Video Tutorials Only: The Ultimate Visual Guide to Understanding Blend Modes

You are watching a free tutorial from Paper Texture Pack Video Tutorials Only.<br>To view the entire course, upgrade to Premium.<p>X<p>You can think of …

Tutorials

Build your own DIY field monitor for shooting with DSLRs

Whether you’re shooting video or stills, field monitors can be invaluable. For video the advantages are obvious. Nailing focus is a lot easier on a …

Nikon Unveils World’s Fastest 105mm Lens, The Nikkor 105mm f/1.4E

We keep seeing crazy patents come across our desks and filing them under “never-gonna-happen.” Is that what we would have thought of Nikon’s new AF-S …

Is Lightroom Struggling? These Tips Should Fix That

Lightroom is a great tool, <i>possibly</i> the best on the market at the moment. However, Adobe has that bad habit of not properly setting up their software …

Tutorial: A Beginner’s Guide to Photographing Lightning

<i>Jorge Coromina is an editor, translator, and passionate shutterbug. You can keep up with his work on 500px or by following him on …

How to Create Raindrops of Light with Steel Wool

GoPro just released this 4-minute video tutorial titled “Creating Fire Rain: A Steel Wool Experiment.” It’s a look at how you can create raindrops of …

10 photography tips that are actually useful

By T3 Online<p>There are plenty of photography tips online but they're often geared to either total amateurs or to people with beards who have notebooks …

Landscape Photography

Make This Portable LED Light Panel and Take Better Pictures

Lighting is everything, so build this DIY light panel to give your photos a boost.<p>Don't let poor lighting ruin an otherwise great photo. A portable LED fill light can add the extra dash of illumination you need, and if you don't want to pony up for a new one, you can make your own. Check out the …

How to Use Hashtags on Instagram Properly as a Photographer

I’ve seen a lot of threads and questions online regarding how to increase an Instagram following and get more traffic. But while there are plenty of …

Social Media

Interstellar-Inspired Fractals Open Up New Dimensions

A digital artist is creating mind-bending fractals for NASA.<p>Art and computation could be a portal to better understanding the universe at large—at least, that’s what NASA and French artist Patrice Olivier Acardy are betting on. With NASA’s support and a custom-built helmet, Acardy is currently …

Use The Details Tab in Lightroom Like The Pros Do

One of the last, and arguably most important stages of post production is sharpening and noise reduction. In Lightroom, Adobe has placed both of …

There is no way to break compositional rules, only move to more advanced rules

Of course it follows the rule of thirds, It has to to be a good photo, right? I am not sure. You can always “break the rules”, to make a good photo, …

How to shoot a moving day to night timelapse (With a Canon body and a Nikon lens)

Time lapses that transition from day to night (or vice versa) are considered the Holy Grail of time lapses. Aside from the actual tactics of taking a …

7 Camera Apps Better Than the One on Your Phone

You might not give much thought to the app that snaps all those photos on your phone, but you don’t have to stick with the tool Apple or Google (or …

Images Made by Cutting and Weaving Two Prints Together

In some sense, you could call photographer Jason Chen‘s latest work multiple exposures. Except that, instead of capturing two images on a single …

18 Totally Zen Yoga Tattoos to Keep You Centered

For those of you who can’t get enough of yoga, you’ll love these Instagram-worthy tattoos inspired by the practice. No matter what kind of philosophy you prefer — whether it’s yoga that relieves stress or rage yoga that lets you vent serious steam — the very essence of the exercise is chock-full of …

A Simple, Effective Noise Reduction Technique for Night Sky Photos

Noise reduction for night sky photos can be tricky, because the algorithms at play often reduce the sharpness of your stars while removing noise in …

In Favor of ‘P’ (Program mode) in Photography

Many of us started photography quite innocently— with small compact point-and-shoots, a smartphone, or a disposable film camera. The main advantage …

A Master Of Science Visualization Animates Deadly Viruses

Using the Protein Data Bank, an illustrator puts a new spin on molecular science.<p>Twenty-three-year-old Seattle-based designer Eleanor Lutz is one of our favorite practitioners of the art of the science visualization, but it’s been a while since we last heard from her. Her latest work was worth the …

Brilliantly Textured Body Paintings Turn the Human Form into a Walking Work of Art

Artist Yusk Imai has a long-held fascination with human anatomy, and he displays this reverence for the body in an unconventional painting project called <i>Exoskeleton</i>. The skin is his canvas as hands, arms, legs, and shoulders are covered in intricate textures that mimic reptile scales, brushed …

It’s #TattooDay — Check Out These Inkers Who Elevate The Art Form

Tattoos are becoming damn near ubiquitous these days. It’s pretty hard to think of a celebrity under 40 that doesn’t have at least one (or more). Any amount of time spent watching sports, scrolling through Instagram, or drinking at a bar, and you’re going to see some ink.<p>I’ve been getting tattoos …

Galaxy’s Direct Positive Photo Paper is Coming to Medium Format Cameras

Direct positive photo paper is not typically the domain of 120 medium format film cameras. For those you usually use … well … film. But the folks at …

Photography

Meet the First Human Not Born on Earth in The Space Between Us

Tuesday at CinemaCon kicked off with STX Entertainment, a company you may not have heard of, but you will. They released several small movies …

How to Make Your Existing Photos Shine in Post Production in The Next 20 Minutes (Lightroom Special)

Post production is a massively important part of every serious photographers workflow and is something you ignore at your peril. While it will not …

Haunting photos of a dead Ohio mall reveal a new normal in America

Malls across America are dying.<p>One photographer, Johnny Joo, visited the defunct Rolling Acres Mall in Akron, Ohio.<p>In the winter, the mall was covered in snow.<p>But now, the foliage has taken over the former retail haven.<p>What Joo found was haunting and fascinating.<p>Check it out.<p>You can view more of …

Dark Matter

How A Ballet Photographer Used Art To Heal

Luis Pons says, "It sounds selfish, but I came to photography to heal myself and express what I couldn't say in words."<p>In February of 2011, Luis Pons became ill. He says his illness led him into a depression that lasted close to a year and that when it subsided, the depression and anxiety became …

Dancing