Frankie Stein

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Forget HDR Software! Start Creating Natural, Clean HDRs With Digital Blending

A few years ago I ran an HDR photography magazine. I regularly tone mapped my images for years, using just about every HDR program out there. Yet, …

How to Create Dark Moody Low-Key Portraits with Minimal Gear

To paraphrase Samuel L. Jackson in Jackie Brown, “Grids: when you absolutely, positively got to kill every lumen in the room, accept no substitutes.” …

Digital Photography

Sony’s A7s Put Through a Production Level Low Light Test, Continues to Impress

We’ve shown you the incredible low-light capabilities of Sony’s 4K-capable A7s camera before. But for the most part, the previously-released tests …

Nova: The First Ever Off-Phone Flash that Really Flashes

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>Who is that ghost haunting all of the pics you took last night? Oh, it’s you? There has <i>got</i> to be a better flash …

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Fan Ho – Inspiration from Masters of Photography

One Person who has won more than 280 International awards right from the 1956, it cant be none other than Fan Ho. A fellow of almost all of the …

Misty Traffic Lights in Germany Photographed by Lucas Zimmermann | Colossal

<p>I’m really enjoying this series of photos by photographer Lucas Zimmermann captured on a foggy night near Weimar, Germany. You can see more from the …

Minimalist Photography by Zoltan Bekefy

Minimalist Black and White Landscape Photography.<p>True to the maxim “less is more”, Ireland based photographer Zoltan Bekefy captured breathtaking …

These Ideas on Perspective Will Improve Your Photography Composition

Perspective. It’s a concept that has somewhat variable significance depending on the context in which it is being discussed — literature, geometry, …

Photog Creates Beautiful Fantasy Worlds in Her Tiny Studio Without Any Photoshop

Some of the most extraordinary photography we’ve run across was created by folks who use little to no Photoshop while capturing incredible photos …

China Week: Ren Hang

<i>Guest Editor Photographer Pixy Liao shares a week of comtemporary Chinese photographers…</i> <br>Born in 1987 in Chang Chun, Jilin province in Northeastern …

“In photography there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality."—Alfred Stieglitz  

<i>“In photography there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality."—Alfred Stieglitz</i><p>It is one thing to have an idea, and quite another to realize it. The artist Lori Nix sees the world her own way. In fact, she constructs it. These images may look like post-apocalyptic, photoshopped phantasms, but they are each painstakingly and time-consumingly made, with each diorama taking up to 7 months to complete.<p>By shooting these handcrafted sets with an 8 x 10 camera, Nix is able to …

Plagiarized Photography Portfolios are Now Just One Click Away…

You know, it used to be even photography thieves had to put some work in if they wanted to get a bit of dishonest business, but a new project by the …

9 Most Common Beauty Photography Mistakes

I would like to wrap up my Secrets to Crafting Top-Quality Beauty Portraits series in a quick roundup on the most common mistakes I have been …

Framing

Time Management Tips | How to Live on 24 Hours Per Day | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: As you look back on the year that has just past, do you feel as though you spent another 12 months merely existing instead of truly</i> …

How do you photograph cold? 14 pictures documenting the polar vortex

Taking pictures of a snowstorm is easy – there are piles of the stuff on sidewalks, and when it falls it just looks so pretty. But documenting the kind of bitter, arctic cold that's enveloped much of North America this week can be a more challenging task. How to convey an abstract feeling – brr! – …

Secrets to Crafting Top-Quality Beauty Portraits: Posing & Framing

This is yet another article of the Secrets to Crafting Top-Quality Beauty Portraits series. If you haven't read the first three, you can find them …

Using Flashes to Create Light That Looks Natural

Back in college, I was taught there were two ways to light a subject with strobes or flashes. You can make the light part of the story of the image, …

Shutter Speed

Image Quality ~ A back to basics guide – Part 2 of 2

<b>Read part 1 of this 2 part feature article here.</b><p><b>Intro:</b> As stated in the first part, Im in no way a self proclaimed expert in these matters and I do …

Chase Jarvis Gives DigitalRev’s Kai Wong a Taste of His Own Cheap Camera Medicine

DigitalRev’s Cheap Camera Challenges are a big hit here at PetaPixel. Watching a pro use a less-than-capable camera to try and create something …

Rooftop Portraits Using Two Lights

Taking photographs on a roof is a great way to get a sweeping, dramatic shot. In this video, commercial photographer and lighting expert Jay P. …

Lighting Up Your Photography With Light Trails

At the most general level, photographing light trails means locating a place where you can capture some type of light that will be seen over time. …

Landscape Photography

Review: Post Edgy Photoshop Techniques by Joel Grimes

Photo by Joel Grimes<p>Joel Grimes is a commercial advertising photographer based out of Denver, Colorado. He is best known for his edgy sports, action …

Tutorials

5 Essential Edits That Will Improve Almost any Photograph

As photographers, we strive to take a perfect photograph. We compose carefully within our frame, properly expose our image, and make sure our white …

5 Ways to Create Detail Photos - Digital Photography School

Photography

Essential Tips for Long Exposure Photography

Long exposures are a whole different world of photography, and in the winter months when the sun is gone more often than not, they expand your …

Everly Brothers - a picture from the past

First published on Mon 6 Jan 2014 12.35 EST