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How to Stand Out as a Photographer

Dear friend,<p>Today’s world is crowded. We are all photographers. How do you stand out?<p>First of all, I’m writing this all from the point of an …

Street Photography

Lens Basics: Everything You Need to Know About Focal Length from Magnification to Crop Factor (VIDEO)

Focal length is a simple but extremely important photographic concept, and in the quick video below you’ll learn all you need to know to make the …

Introducing America as You’ve Never Seen it Before

As a continuation of his initial <i>Flatland</i> project, Istanbul-based photographer Aydin Büyüktas travelled to the USA at the end of 2016 to expand his …

Maha Shivaratri 2017: Beautiful images show holy men smoking cannabis and smearing their bodies with ash

<b>Hundreds of holy men have gathered to celebrate the Hindu festival of Maha Shivaratri.</b><p>The men, traditionally called Sadhus, will perform holy rituals …

How I Motivate Myself to Make Photos

About to leave our apartment in Hanoi / Macro photo of Cindy’s hand.I have a hard time motivating myself to take photos. This is what works for me:1. …

Street Photography

Forget What You’ve Heard About Shooting into the Sun: Jimmy McIntyre Shows You Why (VIDEO)

Here’s something a bit different from Photoshop/Lightroom wizard Jimmy McIntyre whose tutorials typically involve software tips and tricks for …

Tutorials

The 20 most Influential Street Photographers for 2017 according to the Streethunters.net Readers

A Crowdsourced List Of Street PhotographersA couple of weeks ago we asked you Who do you think will be the 20 most Influential Street Photographers …

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Readers’ travel photo competition: February – send us your pictures

From landscape photography to atmospheric shots of a street market to wildlife and nature – we’d love you to send us your best travel shot. We’ll choose and publish a selection of our favourites, and the winning image will receive a £200 voucher which can be used against an Exodus Travels holiday.

Travel

A Street Photographer’s Guide to Photographing New York

New York City is one of the great meccas of the world for photography, and it’s a place where every photographer should try to explore at least once …

Want To Be A Better Photographer? Harvard Just Uploaded A Free Photography Course Online

No filter needed.<p>Thanks to the arrival of the smartphone, we’ve become a generation of amateur photographers, sharing our best #nofilter efforts with …

50 Stunning Photos to Inspire Your Wedding Pictures

From unexpected angles to breathtaking landscapes...<p>Getting the right wedding photos can often be a gamble, but you can get the perfect shots with the right inspiration. Renowned wedding photographers Mike and Shari Valley of Shari + Mike, Ben and Erin Chrisman of Chrisman Studios, and Benj Haisch …

Color Correction for the Best Skin Tone

<b>Editor’s NOTE: Photofocus is proud to welcome master photo educator Lee Varis to our roster of authors!</b><p>Subtle Adjustments Make all the …

Light pollution clip-on filter for full frame Nikon DSLR cameras

The Hong Kong based company Cyclops Optics is selling light pollution filters for Nikon full frame cameras. The filter can be "clipped-on" on top of …

Here’s the Complete First Season of ‘Top Photographer’

The first season of <i>Top Photographer</i> is now over, and a winning photographer has been crowned. In case you missed the Adorama-produced and Nigel …

How to Be Invisible as a Street Photographer

Taking photos of strangers on the street isn’t something that comes naturally to all photographers. For some, it’s the ultimate challenge. These tips …

Using Instagram Stories as a Marketing Tool for Photographers

Are you using Instagram Stories in your marketing? Are you wondering how photographers are using Stories? With new features like tagging and …

Man Tracks Down People He Photographed in the Street 40 Years Ago to Recreate Their Pictures

In the late 1970s and 1980s, paramedic Chris Porsz spent hours walking around Peterborough, a city in eastern England, snapping the photos of the everyday passerby. From punks to policemen, the amateur photographer captured portraits of life that were endearing and honest. Now, almost 40 years …

Photography

15 perfect Instagram shots of London

A CITY FULL of history and iconic architecture, London is truly one of the world’s great capitals. A city where world-class museums and art galleries …

12 Expert Tips For Photographing Cityscapes At Night

<b>Jimmy Mcintyre</b> <i>is a travel photographer and educator. His photos have been published in local and national magazines, including the BBC. His online</i> …

Landscape Photography

Stanford Professor Releases Free University-Level Digital Photography Course

A Stanford professor releasing his entire course for free. It sounds too good to be true, no? Fear not, for it has actually happened.<p>Marc Levoy is a …

4 Ways To Retouch Skin Color In Photoshop We Should All Know

There’s a million and one ways to retouch a photo in Photoshop. I’m sure that many of you are well aware of a few techniques for editing color, but …

How To Create and Apply Vintage Effects With Photoshop Actions

<i>Practical Photography is the world’s best magazine for photographers who want to improve their camera skills. Whether you’re an absolute beginner,</i> …

Cinematic Color Grading With Lightroom

We have posted a few really awesome cinematic color grading tutorials lately – but they all use Photoshop.<p>Instead of jumping over to Photoshop, I …

Two tips for removing reflections from eyeglasses

I can’t begin to count the number of times I’ve taken a photo of someone with glasses only to have a reflection ruin the shot.<p>Usually, I end up …

What you need to know about realistic photo compositing and image manipulation - a primer

Creating realistic photo composites or photo manipulation isn’t as hard as it looks. The steps you have to take to create a good composite are …

How I Work With Compositional Lines in Photos

Composition can make or break a photograph. This is why it’s important to understand it and know how to effectively and creatively use it. In …

Photographer Captures People's Reactions When Told They Are Beautiful

What's your response when you're told that you're beautiful? Eighteen year-old photographer and student, Shea Glover, decided to "film what I thought …

Woman With 36 Different Appearances!

I wouldn't be surprised if photographer Nienke Klunder was a Russian spy. She is a master at transforming her appearance, as you can see from these 36 drastically different self-portraits.<p>Klunder says the set, named <i>The Community</i>, is “an exploration into the female quest for identity and self …

Netherlands

Atmosphere Aerosol Spray is Like a Tiny Fog Machine for Your Camera Bag

Atmosphere Aerosol is a new aerosol spray for photographers and filmmakers that essentially serves as a fog machine that you can easily carry around …