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The History of Photography in 5 Minutes

The folks over at COOPH have a brand new short video on the history of photography. It details important moments like the beginnings of camera …

The Ultimate Guide to the Dodge & Burn Technique – Part 3: Curves Setup & More

This is the third part of The Ultimate Guide to the Dodge & Burn Technique. Check out Part 1 and Part 2 where we talked about the fundamentals and …

An Awesome Timelapse Tutorial: 'Philly is Ugly'

“Philly is Ugly” is a timelapse photography project by Philadelphia area photographer, Nathaniel Dodson. He took an impressive amount of time to not …

How To "Read" Light In Photography - Part 1

One of the first very important skills I acquired in my Australian Photography course was the ability to breakdown lighting and determine approximate …

How To “Read” Light In Photography – Part 2

This is the second part of the article on how to learn to "read" lighting in photography. If you haven't read the first part yet, please start here: …

Track and Improve Your Credit

By now we have done a lot of work to cut down your expenses and improve your cash flow. You should also have a budget to help guide you going …

Perspective Play: 7 Photo Projects to Try

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>Perspective tricks aren’t just for David Blane and circus folk.<p>Aside from fun house gimmicks, crafty photographers …

Retina MacBook Pro battery life sucks? Here's how to fix it!

The first of these, is to clear the PRAM and NVRAM settings. This seems to be a favorite of Apple support staff, as I recall being told to try this …

MacBook Pro

Using A Color Checker Chart

Color reproduction, loading color profiles and calibrating monitors & printers can become an endless tangled mess that leads to frustrating headaches.<p>…

Detailed Tutorial On Shooting Day To Night Timelapses

Preston Kanak has released another highly informative video, this one on the subject of capturing successful day to night timelapses. In this long …

Essentials: The Street Photographer With a Strobe

<i>Essentials is a brand new series where we round up specially curated kits for different photographers in different situations. Other items could</i> …

How to Protect Yourself Against Camera Gear Theft as a Photographer

In case you don’t know it, cameras and lenses are prime theft targets. You may never think it’s going to happen to you, but almost every day I hear …

Compare Any Camera With One Click - Body Shopping Has Never Been Easier

How many times have you wondered which model or brand of camera is the best one to fit your needs and budget? Every photographer has had to go …

How to Create a “Soft Portrait” Preset in Lightroom 4

Introduction The following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Workflow System Workshop on DVD, a system designed to increase your post …

5 Ideas to Kick Start Your Photography Again

Last week I was speaking with an amateur photographer who told me that he’s been struggling for photographic inspiration and ideas lately. He …

Portrait Photography Photoshop Tutorial: Skin Retouching

One of the most fundamental and most utilized skills of retouching portrait images with Photoshop is skin correction. Fine lines, discoloration, etc. …

Photographer Websites: Why You Need One And What To Do About It

The modern web was made for photographers; it’s such a visual medium where beautiful images have an incredible impact. Text, or copy, is still …

10 reasons why so many people are moving to Texas

<b>Half of the 10 fastest-growing cities in the US are in Texas, according to new figures. Why?</b><p>Every way you look at it, there are a lot of people moving to Texas.<p>Five of the 10 fastest-growing cities in the country between 2011 and 2012 were in Texas, according to new figures from the US Census …

Five Low Profile Camera Bags Worth Carrying

Camera bags–as photographers we have to live with them to haul our gear from shoot to shoot, or even for a simple day’s outing with a camera (or two, …

These Schematics Offer an Exploded View of Old Nikon SLR Cameras

Want to see how old film single-lens reflex cameras were put together? Clare (Wyoh on Tumblr) recently found a number of camera schematics inside an …

Simulate Lighting in a Virtual Photo Studio with set.a.light 3D STUDIO

Want to plan out and test your studio lighting setups before setting up equipment and bringing subjects into the picture? German software development …

Photos of the Food and Drink Requested by Famous Musicians Backstage

When musicians sign contracts to perform in major concerts, their documents often contain <i>riders</i> (more commonly known as addendums). These are a …

Quick Fix To Making Your RAW Photos Look Better

Shooting photos in RAW is the choice of most professionals. Unfortunately, we all know that once you import those photos into Lightroom, the vibrant …

5 Amazing Apps That Every Photographer Should Have

Once upon a time photography was in large part about remembering complicated rules and equations and a fair amount of luck. The more you knew of the …

7 Things I Do To Prepare for a Long Day of Photography

First image from a ~7 Hour photo walk I recently did<p>Being a photographer is like playing a game of chess, you must think first before you move. No …

Starting a Photography Business in Today’s Economy

Zack Arias is perhaps one of the most well-known photographers, thanks to his web presence. Not only is Zack an amazing photographer, but he is a …

Photography

Quick Comparison: Olympus 17mm f1.8 vs. Panasonic 20mm f1.7

Since its introduction, people have been comparing the Olympus 17mm f1.8 to the Panasonic 20mm f1.7 as they are both very similar in terms of focal …

Find Your Images Online Using Reverse Image Search on Google

If you’re concerned about image theft, then this post is for you. Using Google to do a reverse image search is one of the easiest ways to find …