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Watch: Seven Lightroom Features You May Not Be Using (But Should)

Lightroom may not have as many nooks and crannies as Photoshop, but there’s still plenty of functionality tucked away that even regular users may not …

Tutorials

How to Make Better Color Photographs

I love color, even though I wear all black.Why color?To perceive color is human. We need to perceive color to survive.Red is the color of blood, …

Street Photography

A Beginner's Guide to Retouching Portraits in Photoshop

If you're just starting with shooting portraits and retouching them, learning and subsequently mastering the myriad of techniques used in Photoshop …

Sony Full Frame vs Canon Full Frame: Pros and Cons

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned. Few things spark a debate faster …

Cameras

Urban jungles: NatGeo's cities travel photographer of the year – in pictures

From stunning skylines to architectural marvels, here are some of the entries for the magazine’s 2017 competition

8 Tips to Improve Your Firework Photos

Here’s a short and sweet 1-minute video by photographer Serge Ramelli containing some great tips for photographing fireworks.<p>Useful for the upcoming …

The Best Digital Cameras

Whether you want to document your vacation with a pocket cam or go big with a DLSR, these are the best shooters of 2017.<p>Camera, schmamera, you have a …

Europe Travel: 10 Charming Villages for a Romantic Getaway

Europe’s most charming villages are at the heart of a fairytale story—gorgeous views, colorful scenery, and port-side, romantic stays against a …

Santorini Travel: Iconic Views & Unique Experiences in Photos

Santorini is a dream destination for travel photography – whether you’re a pro or simply want to generate some Insta-envy, you can’t go wrong taking …

Premium Compact Camera Review: Fujifilm X100F

In many ways, the Fujifilm X100F is both the closest thing to a perfect camera and the most infuriating camera at the same time. By itself, the …

Can you build a cheaper X100 with a mirrorless body and pancake lens?

As a bunch of (perhaps above-averagely tech devoted) photographers, one of the unifying factors in the office is our love of larger sensor, fixed …

Cameras

4 Steps to Improve Your Photos (and How to Use Tone Curves)

One of the beautiful things about photography is that you can always learn new things and adapt as new technology comes out. For example, the first …

Here’s the Best Way to Sharpen Your Images: Use This Free Photoshop Action Download (VIDEO)

Sharpening your photographs can be a dicey proposition: We all want crisp images, but if you’re not careful when using Photoshop’s Unsharp Mask tool …

Inside the Development of Light, the Tiny Digital Camera That Outperforms DSLRs

The creator of the new Light digital camera explains how he made it work Photo: Gabriela Hasbun Photo: Sue Tallon <b> T</b> <b>he best digital cameras today are</b> …

12 Photo Effects You Should Know About

When a program contains over a thousand photo effects, the thought of choosing just one might seem like a daunting task, unsuited for the indecisive. …

How to Use Spot Metering & AE Lock on a Digital Camera

As a photographer, the chances of being familiar with the terms spot metering and AE lock are relatively great. They are common features on most DSLR …

Lighting a Product Photo by Light Painting with Your Phone in a Long Exposure Shot

Here’s a fun and very easy way to do professional product photography light painting using your iPhone, or any other phone or tablet for that matter. …

Light Painting

How to Make a Digital Camera

Canon has stayed at the forefront of camera manufacturing for over 7 decades. They attribute that success in part to their dedication to cutting edge …

Cameras

Five Places for Perfect Natural Portrait Lighting

Wouldn’t it be great if you could get beautiful, natural-looking portraits without ever having to use flash? Well, perhaps you can. There are many …

Photography

21 Places Every Photographer Should Visit Before They Die

<i>Elia Locardi is an internationally-recognized professional travel photographer, Fujifilm Global Ambassador and X-Photographer, writer, public</i> …

Bounce Flash: Off-Camera Flash for a Giant Softbox Effect

One great way to get big, soft, even light for your portraits is by reflecting the light from a small source off of a larger surface. This is a …

Photography

A Look at How Circular Polarizers Affect the Look of Outdoor Scenes

If you’ve never used a circular polarizer filter before, here’s an interesting video by Mitch Bergsma that shows the effect it has on various outdoor …

Ultra-Long-Exposure Photographs of Landscapes and Seascapes Under Moonlight

For the past two years, British photographer Paul Thompson has been trying to push the boundaries of night photography with his large format film …

Photography

Rain-soaked street photographs that look like impressionist oil paintings

Photography Exposure Basics

Exposure is the amount of light collected by the sensor in your camera during a single picture. If the shot is exposed too long the photograph will …

Landscape Photography

Testing the Yongnuo 50mm f/1.8 with Nightscape Photography

February has brought back the galactic core of the Milky Way into the sky. It is now rising in the east just before sunrise. Each week it will rise a …

A Beginner's Guide to White Balance

Getting your first serious camera is an exciting moment. So much to learn, so many buttons and dials to understand, complex menu systems to decipher, …

Why 16 Megapixels, When I Could Have 50?

If there was a 100 MP DSLR announced tomorrow, I would pre-order it, then spend many sleepless nights waiting for it to arrive. I’d suffer nightmares …

Cameras