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How to shoot the best video on your smartphone

Release your inner Spielberg.<p>We all wield the miniature computers in our pockets to shoot endless photos...but what about video? While many of us do capture clips—spurred by improving camera quality, increased storage capacity, and the rise of "stories" formats on platforms like Snapchat and …

Mobile Photography

Lens Filters: Which filters do photographers actually need?

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.What filters do you need and how do …

Photography

Great Macro Photos on a Budget? Here’s How (VIDEO)

Summer is a good time to get outdoors and shoot macro photographs of insects, flowers and other tiny critters. And best yet, you rarely have to …

Photography

10 Tips for Great Landscape Photographs from Top Pros Nick Page and Thomas Heaton (VIDEO)

There’s always something to learn about improving one’s landscape photography, and what better way to up your game than with some great tips from top …

Landscape Photography

Photographer uses a 19th-century technique to capture haunting portraits of children

In the age of digital images, Spanish photographer Jacqueline Roberts goes over 160 years into the past. She uses a 19th-century photographic process …

The Story Behind an Action Photo That Won Red Bull Illume

The photographer brand COOPH made this 3-minute video in which photographer Lorenz Holder shares the interesting story behind how he shot a photo …

How I configure my Fujifilm X100T for everything I photograph

Now that I have been shooting with my Fujifilm X100T for over a year, I’ve finally settled on camera settings that suit the way I work. What you’ll …

To Obama With Love, and Hate, and Desperation

On a recent October morning in the White House mailroom, on the ground floor of the Executive Office Building just beside a loading dock, 10 interns sat at two long tables, each trying to get through 300 letters. Grab a bundle, sit down and read. It was pretty straightforward: Read. A girl doesn’t …

Obama Administration

City of London Churches: St. Bride's, Fleet Street by Helen Hooker

England

6 Reasons Why an iPad Makes a Good Photography Companion

I have an iPad Air 2 and I simply love it. It’s my portable digital workhouse. I can pop into most cafés where free wi-fi is the norm. I can enjoy a …

IPad Air

Why I Use iCloud Photo Library For My iPhone Photography

Over the last few months, I’ve shared plenty of photos I’ve captured from my iPhone – It simply is my primary camera I use now. Along with using my …

iCloud

Macro Photography Lighting Tutorial

For our readers in the Northern Hemisphere, it’s that time of year again — days are hotter, nights are shorter, and the air is stuffier. With the …

Macro Photography

What's in my sketch kit? It doesn't matter.

9 0 Edit this post<p><b>[Guest Post by Sophie Baxter from Halifax, UK]</b><p>When it comes to my urban sketching tools, some folk are happy with a general answer …

Sketching People in Manchester With Andrea Joseph & Koosje Koene

Last Saturday afternoon I travelled to Manchester to meet up with Koosje Koene, Andrea Joseph and local Urban Sketchers members.<p>Meeting new …

Drawing

The new Olympus PEN F Review

What's in your Camera Bag? Archives - Page 6 of 16

What's in your Camera Bag?<p><i>ATTENTION – Send us your camera bags!</i><p><i>If you want to participate, please read the rules of participation at the end of the</i> …

21 Pieces Of Handwriting So Perfect They're Borderline Erotic

*takes long, slow drag on cigarette*

Oscar Wilde

A Mirrorless Revolution – Fantastic Video from Parker J Pfister – Sony A7RII

Sony Alpha

Your Beautiful Pictures Are Stupid: Against Trendy Digital Photography

“I hope the ghost of Walker Evans punches me in the face,” wrote producer Eric Spiegelman last night. He likes to take pictures with his iPhone and …

How to Use Snapseed: An In-Depth Tutorial Guide

This guide is an update of an old Snapseed tutorial guide. In it I’m going to walk you through Snapseed 2.0 and show you how the new layout, tools …

Tutorials

What’s in NatGeo Photographer Jim Richardson’s iPhone?

“In the camera bag” columns have been a staple of photo industry journalism for years, and we certainly haven’t been immune to showing off the goods …

Photography

12 Must Read Non Gear Review Blog Posts

It is not too brutally honest to admit that the majority of the traffic to this blog is driven by my Olympus gear reviews which I have done over the …

Astrophotography Made Simple

There may not be a more challenging subject matter for photographers than astrophotography. When I first began making photographs, I had an elusive …

Astrophotography

25 Spacious Images that use Simplicity Effectively

One element of composition that is often overlooked is the use of negative space – basically including a whole lot of nothing in your image. Let’s …

Digital Photography

MUST SEE: Geography of Poverty. A journey through forgotten America.

Travel Sketching 101

I’ve been sketching my way around the world for five years now, and I can safely say the practice has forever changed me as a traveler. I love how my sketchbook slows me down, throws all of my senses wide open, and paves the way to spontaneous encounters with locals and fellow visitors alike.<p>So, in …

Sketching