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Stuck Indoors? You Can Still Make Great Photos When You Have to Stay Home

Recently here on Tuts+ we published an article about finding inspiration by photographing close to home. In this article, we'll explore inspiration …

How to Get a Shallow Depth of Field

Depth of field is a photography term that refers to the selective focus of the camera lens along a certain plane. This creates a sharp focus for any …

6 Eye-Catching Photos and How They Can Help You Improve Your Photography

Each photographer has their own way of approaching a scene, choosing which settings on their camera will best reflect their vision, and then crafting …

Photography

What is Lens Diffraction?

Lens diffraction is something that every landscape photographer has to deal with. Whether you’re using a top of the line lens or a very cheap one, …

Camera Resolution Explained

Although the megapixel race has been going on since digital cameras had been invented, the last few years in particular have seen a huge increase in …

Post-Industrial Romania - Photographs and text by Ioana Cirlig | LensCulture

Romania was heavily industrialized during its 40+ years under Communism. Every town had an industrial center and people were moved all over the country to these areas to work in the mines and factories. These workers became the country’s pride, portrayed as idealized heroes.<p>The complexes themselves …

The South Street Village - Photographs and text by Franky Verdickt | LensCulture

<i>Cities, as in dreams, are built out of desires and fears.</i><p>—Italo Calvino, <i>The Invisible Cities</i><p>The project shows the only Maoist village in China: Nanjiecun (The South Street Village). In the South Street Village, the people depicted are mere background actors in a giant epic story. The village …

Surreal Photographs of Life in China’s Most Industrialized Cities

Twenty-two- year-old steel worker. Tonghua, China.<p>A thick layer of grey ash covers the road leading to an industrial site. The air in the city is …

Raw and Honest Portraits of Daily Life in the Mississippi Delta

‘My ongoing project, When Morning Comes, explores daily life in the Mississippi Delta. In the summer of 2009 I began traveling the village streets …

30 Powerful Reuters Photos from the Past 30 Years

It was 30 years ago that Reuters launched its Pictures service that plays a key role in distributing powerful photojournalism to publications around …

Photojournalism

Bruce Davidson's Ode to Color Photography

As the glaring winter light filters through the sheer curtains that line his Upper West Side apartment, Bruce Davidson looks around his vibrantly …

Stark Close-ups on Europe's Late-Night Regulars

From the series From Back Home, Algsjovallen, 2007<br>Anders Petersen<p>1 of 18<p>While very well-known in Europe, where his first book, <i>Café Lehmitz</i> (1978), is …

See Photos of Love and Courtship in 1950s Japan

A young couple on a date in a cafe in Tokyo.<br>John Dominis—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>1 of 15<p>Boy meets girl. Boy and girl fall in love. …

All you need to know about The Street Photographer Notebook

Feb<p>2015<p>Posted by alexcoghe on 17 Feb 2015 / 5 Comments<p><b>The Street Photographer Notebook is the new magazine dedicated to Street Photographers. As</b> …

Amazing Aerial Imagery of Overwhelming Trade Traffic off the Coast of Los Angeles

From factory workers to farmers, a 14-week labor dispute between operators of the 29 West Coast port terminals and the ILWU (International Longshore …

Keep Your Night Light Looking Natural

Just ’cause the sun disappears after a certain time of day doesn’t mean your camera has to!<p>If you prefer using natural light in your photos, then …

The Alternative Guide to Photographic Terminology

Photographic terminology can often be confusing. It can often be perplexing, but today we are going to make it humorous by taking an alternative look …

Smartphone Astrophotography: How I Capture the Moon and Planets with My Phone

I’m often asked how I am able to take high-quality images of the solar system using my iPhone. In short, the quality of today’s smartphone cameras …

Astronomy

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, …

Cameras

Detroit: Unbroken Down - Photographs and text by Dave Jordano | LensCulture

Detroit is my hometown, but I've been gone for four decades. These photographs are my reaction to all the negative press that Detroit has had to endure over the years. I wanted to see for myself what everyone was talking about, and like everyone else I was initially drawn in by the crumbling …

The Best Travel Tripod

For less than $200, the MeFoto RoadTrip Travel Tripod is the best travel tripod for people who need to stow one in a carry-on bag for the flight home …

Backpacking

What Photographers Look for in a Portfolio Website

I built my portfolio site with Squarespace. This is neither a sponsored post nor an endorsement. Well, it’s kind of an endorsement.<p>We talk about …

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 …

Cameras