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How to Apply the Golden Ratio to Photography

As photographers, it’s really important to know what makes a strong photograph. There are a lot of things you should keep in mind when shooting, like …

Landscape Photography

How (And Why) To Make Copyright Registration Part Of Your Workflow

Courtesy of Michael Grecco<p>The most effective way to protect your images against rampant theft is to register your copyrights. “If you don’t register …

Beginners, Try These 4 Tips to Help You Shoot Like the Pros

There exists in society an unfortunate idea that gear is the chief distinction between a professional and an amateur photographer. Sure, there may be …

Landscape Photography

10 Roads to the End of the Earth

10 Tips for Photographing the Natural World

From the tiniest mushroom to the gigantic mountains, nature encompasses everything. Trees, rivers, mountains, leaves, flowers, fruits, soil – …

Have You Entered Our Contest to Win a Canon 6D Yet?

Hey folks,<p>Just reminding you all of our contest!<p>We’re teaming up with EyeEm in a worldwide contest where we’re giving away a brand new Canon 6D DSLR. …

Photography

The Best Cameras for Beginners

Oftentimes, non-photographer friends will ask me what kind of camera they should get, and my first question always is, “What’s your budget?” The …

Cameras

Apple Updates Digital Camera RAW with EOS 5DS Support

Apple Digital Camera RAW 6.04 is now available for download. Apple has added support for various cameras, including the EOS 5DS & EOS 5DS R DSLRs …

Why Microsoft is calling Windows 10 'the last version of Windows'

"Right now we’re releasing Windows 10, and because Windows 10 is the last version of Windows, we’re all still working on Windows 10." That was the message from Microsoft employee Jerry Nixon, a developer evangelist speaking at the company's Ignite conference this week. Nixon was explaining how …

How to copyright photos in Lightroom: protect your images in 6 easy steps

<i>In this Adobe Lightroom tutorial we’ll show you step-by-step how to copyright photos by adding your contact details to every photo’s metadata.</i>It’s …

Tutorials

4 Basic Characteristics of Light Every Photographer Should Know

If there is one essential ingredient for photography, it is light. It really wouldn’t matter how much money you put into your lenses and cameras if …

Check Out the Latest Rumored Specs for the Upcoming Canon 7D Mark II

It’s safe at this point to say that a Canon 7D replacement is definitely on the way, and will almost certainly make its debut at Photokina. But …

Ancient People Achieved Remarkably Clean Teeth With Noxious Weed?

Eating the tuber of a bad-tasting plant prevented cavities 2,000 years ago.<p>The purple nutsedge is one of the world's worst weeds, spreading stealthily underground and shrugging off herbicides as if they were soda water. But new research shows that for one ancient people, this noxious plant may have …

Anthropology

Q&A: The First-Ever Expedition to Turkmenistan's "Door to Hell"

Explorer George Kourounis describes his descent into a fiery, gas-fueled crater.<p>More than four decades ago, a gaping, fiery crater opened up in the desert of northern Turkmenistan (map), likely the result of a drilling mishap.<p>The Darvaza Crater, more commonly known as the Door to Hell, still burns …

Nature

Everything You Need to Know About Auto Exposure Bracketing

Auto exposure bracketing (AEB) is an excellent—yet surprisingly overlooked—feature on most DSLR cameras. Few people know about it and even fewer …

Simple Tip for Getting Tack Sharp, In Focus Landscape Photos Every Time

For landscape photographers, getting your entire scene in focus while keeping things as sharp as possible at the same time can be a challenge.<p>But if …

The First 100 Years of Camera Advertising

Ever since the invention of photography, we’ve been deeply fascinated by cameras and the images they produce. Historically, we’ve used them to …

Future PLC

Peter Allen<p>Chairman<p>Richard Huntingford<p>Non Exec and Chair of Remco and Audit Co<p>James Hanbury<p>Deputy Chairman<p>Zillah Byng-Thorne<p>Chief Executive …

Best ND filter: 6 top models tested and rated

<i>Bright light isn’t always a good thing. Get some serious stopping power as we test six of the top options to find the best ND filter for</i> …

Barcelona attractions: what to see and do in spring

Parks and gardens<p><b>Parc de la Ciutadella</b><p><b>Barcelona</b>’s most beautiful park holds a boating lake, playgrounds, a waterfall and the city zoo. It’s always thronged with people, but a wonderfully relaxed place nonetheless.<p>Location: Parc de la Ciutadella<br>Admission: free<br>Contact: 00 34 93 413 24 00<p><b>Park …

Barcelona

What makes a ‘good’ lens? (part I)

This might seem like a very obvious question, but the moment you try to define a set of criteria to quantify ‘good’, you soon realize there’s quite a …

Cinematography

What makes a ‘good’ lens? (part II)

This might seem like a very obvious question, but the moment you try to define a set of criteria to quantify ‘good’, you soon realize there’s quite a …

Landscape Photography

What Can Photographers Learn from the Classic Rules of Composition?

Composition, composition, composition! That word has no doubt been drilled into your head by a photography instructor or by every article or book …

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

Creative Photographs of a Person Playing with the Moon

Self-taught, Albanian photographer Adrian Limani has created a playful series of photographs depicting a person playing with the full moon. Using his younger brother as a model, the photographer captures the young man leaping and posing in front of the moon, creating images that show a silhouetted …

Astronomy

The Rule of Equivalent Exposure (With Quick Quiz)

The camera is a fascinating tool. It’s amazing how a camera can freeze a moment in the present and lets you savour it in the future. While it may …

Landscape Photography

The 10 Biggest Snubs in Oscar History

Some of the greatest movies of all time? They didn't win Best Picture.<p>Everyone who cares about movies knows that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is full of shit. To be fair, as recounted in this space previously, sometimes the Academy gets it right. But it usually gets it wrong. …

Terrence Malick

18-Year-Old Photographer's Spectacular Conceptual Self-Portraits

Eighteen-year-old Laura Williams joins the ranks of fellow young, extremely talented photographers such as Alex Stoddard and Kyle Thompson in creating spectacularly surreal and expressive self-portraits. The Cambridge, England native's photograph entitled <i>Invisible</i> recently went viral, with over …

Photography