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A layman’s guide to reflectors

What is a reflector and why is it an important tool for photographers? If you’re new to photography you might understandably have a few questions

Reflector

Nikon D7200 vs Canon 7D Mark II vs 70D Shootout

How To Take Headshots

At a recent Google+ photography conference Peter Hurley provided more great tips on how to take headshots. When his presentation, The Art of The …

Head Shot

Prime Vs Zoom Lenses in Photography

If a budding photographer looks to upgrade a lens the choices seem endless. Point and shoot cameras come equipped with a zoom lens permanently …

Photographers

ISO, Aperture & Shutter Speed | A Cheat Sheet For Beginners

One of the first things you must learn as a new photographer is the relationship between ISO, aperture and shutter speed. Known as the “exposure …

Aperture

Sensor-shift image-stabilisation system: What is it and how does it work?

Perhaps the biggest enemy of any photographer holding a camera is camera shake. The Sensor-shift image-stabilisation system is one of three automated …

Back Up your Lightroom Catalog before Upgrading to Lightroom CC

When there’s a shiny new program on the market, it’s often easy to install it right away and start using it. The Adobe team did a lot of work …

Upgrades

9 Tips for Photographing Mountain Lake Reflections

There’s something ultimately alluring about lake and river reflections in landscape photography, especially when surrounded by majestic snow capped …

Mountains

How Diffraction Can Affect Your Photos (And What to Do About It)

It is something many a landscape photographer will be aware of, but many others may not. Diffraction is an obscure effect but one we should all be …

Winds of Change: Shooting changing landscapes

There are more people taking pictures now than ever before, and as a consequence, some of the world's most beautiful views have been photographed to …

Lava

These 1913 Autochrome Portraits Are From the Early Days of Color Photography

Mervyn O’Gorman was an English engineer whose artistic interests turned him into one of the early pioneers of color photography. Using the Autochrome …

Portrait Photography

Canon & The Science Behind High End Optics

If you were to go to any major sporting event and glance down the sidelines or press boxes, you would see a field of black camera bodies, and …

Cameras

Fitness Blogger Photoshops Her Body In Video To Appease Hateful Comments

Fitness blogger Cassey Ho has released a rather wonderful short video where she Photoshops her body in real time to appease all the hateful body …

How to Shoot a Star Trails Selfie

A Post By: Gavin Hardcastle

There are times when planning and patience can result in a killer shot. This nighttime star trails selfie (above) that I …

How-To's

Will Your Photography Website Survive Google's Mobile Ranking Changes?

Will Your Photography Website Survive Google’s Mobile Ranking Changes?

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Google

Finessing a Post-Crop Vignette in Lightroom

Vignettes are a two edged sword, and many of us fall to their siren song. Vignettes can really make your photographs look masterfully finished, but …

Adobe Photoshop

Exposing to the Right Explained

Exposing to the right, or “ETTR” is an approach to photography that is as helpful as it is controversial. Exposing to the right is yet another …

Cameras

How to Fix Light Leaks in Long Exposure Photography

If you have experimented with long exposure photography, you may have seen light leakage issues in your images. For the uninitiated – your camera is …

Shutter Speed

Lightroom 6 & CC - Everything you need to know

So, yesterday was the big day for everyone in the photography community. The new version of Lightroom was finally released. Pages leaked, serves …

Photographers

Using Flash To Create Dramatic Images

Flash + Ambient Balancing for Dramatic Effect

To understand how to balance for a dramatic effect, let’s quickly go over the basics of balancing for …

Shutter Speed

How Your Camera Gets in the Way of Creating Great Photos

A Post By: Anthony Epes

I am the kind of person who loves nothing more than to read a new camera manual back to front. When the Canon 5d MK3 came out …

Cameras

7 Funky Photography Tricks and Ideas to Try Out

Looking for a new photo concept to try your hand at? The Cooperative of Photography just released this short video with 7 different photo tricks and …

Light Painting

How I Make Money as a Travel Photographer in 2015

Long gone are the days in which being a travel photographer simply meant you shot photography for a certain travel magazine or newspaper. The world …

Photographers

How to Change a Background in Photoshop

One of the most common questions when it comes to Photoshop is, “How do I remove a background?” There are variations of it—how do I move someone to a …

Adobe Photoshop

Lightroom 6 - First Adobe Video Showcases Features

It appears to be certain now that Lightroom 6 will be out today. PCMag.com published an article giving some background information. Apparently, the …

Adobe

How to Create and Use Luminosity Masks in Adobe Photoshop

Creating good, dependable, seamless selections in Adobe Photoshop can be excruciatingly slow and difficult. However, the program has entire tool sets …

Adobe Photoshop

Manual mode: is it relevant to the digital photographer?

Using manual mode can be slow and fiddly. So in this tutorial we ask the question: is manual mode still relevant to the digital photographer?

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Photographers

Ten Basic Day to Day Techniques to Improve your Photography

Photography is a lifelong learning experience. Even the best of the best will tell you that they still have much to learn. This is perhaps doubly so …

Cameras

Digital SLR cameras explained: 10 things every new photographer must know

Digital SLR cameras are the preferred tool of most professional photographers and they’re the first choice of camera for most enthusiast camera for …

Cameras