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Outstanding Entries in the 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

Take a moment and travel with us as we explore some of the most magnificent places in the world. It's already that time again, when photographers get to show off their skills by entering the 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest. This year, the grand prize winner will score a …

Exposure Tactics • Color Control

What comes after using an incident meter to set the exposure? Setting a neutral color balance then refining the exposure, both in post production. I …

From Prep Work to Post-Processing: An In-Depth Star Photography Tutorial

As a photographer, there is nothing more intriguing to me than the unknown. What’s out there and where will it lead me on my next adventure under the …

Film Photography Technique Tips for the Digital Photographer

Film photography is similar in many ways to digital photography, and most of your standard digital photography techniques apply to film too. You just …

Advanced Masking

Now that you’re comfortable working with Layer Masks and Smart Objects, it’s time to dive a little deeper into the advanced technique of layer …

Sunburned Photographs: An Experiment in Alternative Analog

There has been a very real struggle in recent years between the two dominant methods of photography: digital or film? Pixels or grain? Lightroom or …

Don’t Get Bogged Down in Photography Details, Get Out and Shoot

There’s nothing like getting advice from a pro photographer; they often have an interesting way of putting things into perspective. In this interview …

Infographic Maps Out the Landscape of the Photography Industry

The company LUMA Partners has gotten in the habit of occasionally mapping out various industry landscapes to show how a product or service gets from …

To ‘Shop or Not? The Hard Part of Being a Good Photographer

Pictures like this drive me nuts. I call it <i>Meanwhile, Back at the Supreme Court</i>. It captures the boisterous scene outside that building as right and …

How to Do Timelapse

All of us have seen timelapse photography sequences. Timelapses of sunsets, construction, the Aurora Borealis, etc. They’re beautiful, often very …

The Money Shot

The sale of Instagram to Facebook for a cool billion in the spring of 2012 was the ultimate Silicon Valley fairy tale: 18 months from launch to offer. But, for co-founder and C.E.O. Kevin Systrom, it was more of a roller-coaster ride, with several missed opportunities, at least two “aha” moments, …

Learn Composition from the Photography of Henri Cartier-Bresson

<b>Update</b>: The Foundation of Henri Cartier-Bresson has asked that this article be taken down. Apologies.

How to Recreate These 3 Popular Photographic Filters in Photoshop

‘The best laid plans of mice and men' as the old adage goes – how many times have you set you camera up to take that spectacular scene in front of …

19 Stunning Pictures of Weimaraners

The Weimaraner is a dog breed that was originally bred in Germany for the royalty to use in big game hunting. Now they are used as an all purpose gun …

Quick Tutorial Shows How to Dodge and Burn Using Curves in Photoshop

In addition to taking beautiful fashion photos, Serbian born photographer Elena Jasic also occasionally uploads a tutorial or two to her YouTube …

Review: Nikon D7100

The Nikon D7100 is the company’s newest flagship DSLR for their APS-C line of interchangeable lens digital cameras. We’ve tested it out quite a bit …

What Are The Ethics of Digital Manipulation in Photography?

From the moment we’re old enough to play games with other children, we’re told that cheating is bad. The same principle follows us throughout the …

Hyperfocal Distance Photography: Calculations & Focus

In this article I’m going to discuss the special focus condition called hyperfocal distance (HFD) and how you can employ it with today’s DSLR cameras …

Landscape Photography

Denis Piel's best photograph – Man Ray at his house

In the 1970s, I lived in Paris for a few years. I went through a period when I thought the whole world was surreal. My great-uncle was the surrealist …

Big Picture: Fridges, by Stéphanie de Rougé

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2013/mar/29/photography-fridges-stephanie-de-rouge<p>720<p>Each week, the Guardian Weekend magazine's …

Google Patent Changes Camera Settings Based on Local Weather

Google takes photos pretty seriously. In addition to schmoozing the photography community earlier this week by releasing the entire Nik collection of …

Top 15 Photoshop Tools Every Photographer Should Know

Photoshop is a magnificent tool that can help you save time and money by editing images in an efficient manner. Unfortunately, the learning curve for …

Photoshelter and ASMP Partner To Create the Photographer's Guide to Copyright

Copyright infringement is becoming a bigger issue over and over these days on the web. And many photographers don’t know what they can do to protect …