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7 Common Portrait Lighting Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them)

If you’re just getting started in studio portrait light, here’s a 12-minute video that may be helpful to you. Photographer Antti Karppinen shares 7 …

Tutorials

A Tiny Paris Studio With a Genius Bedroom Solution

One of the chief difficulties of small-space living is figuring out where to put all your stuff. And one of the chief difficulties of <i>studio</i> living …

Color Management

This Guide Teaches You How to Use ND Filters for Stunning Long Exposures

Neutral Density (ND) filters are a great tool for producing unique photos in lighting conditions where a long exposure would otherwise not be …

Landscape Photography

Natural Light vs Flash vs High Speed Sync: See the Difference

Same setting, same model, three different lighting scenarios. In this demo, Toronto wedding photographer Derrel Ho-Shing shows you the difference …

19 Tips For Shooting Better Portraits

I am often asked how I manage to photograph a celebrity in a few minutes or what is the best way to shoot a good portrait. Here is my list of hints …

Five More Incredible Time-Saving Tips for Adobe Lightroom

5 <i>More</i> Ways to Save Yourself a Bunch of Time in Lightroom<p>Photographers, have you ever wondered why your time is being sapped at the computer because …

Tutorials

Complete Lightroom and Photoshop Portrait Retouching Tutorial

Most online photography tutorials focus on one thing—how to sharpen better or how to retouch shiny skin, for example. This video goes way beyond …

When to Use a Higher ISO for Landscape Photography

For landscape photography, most of the time, you’ll end up using your camera’s base ISO. That’s the power of a tripod; it lets you set long enough …

Landscape Photography

Fair Travelling: 8 Tips To Capture People With Your Camera With Respect

When you travel to exotic countries in Asia, Africa or elsewhere, every photographer is of course very keen to capture some candid shots of the …

Photography

7 prefab homes that impressed us in 2016

Another prefabulous year behind us!<p>The idea that prefab homes can provide an efficient alternative to traditional construction is no longer news. Besides digging deep into all kinds of prefab dreams percolating throughout the last century, Curbed also been sharing plenty of prefab options currently …

Prefab Homes

5 Tips How To Make Your Photography Look Magical

The key word is long exposure. Take a tripod and ND filters with you and the result will be totally different than handheld shots. ND (neutral …

Using A Balloon Lets You Take Better Pop-Up Flash Photos, And The Difference Is Amazing

When external flash units cost up to $900 it’s no wonder why people come up with incredible DIY solutions. Russian photographer duo “Koldunov …

Shoot Like a Pro with These 8 Clever Camera Hacks from Photographer Peter McKinnon (VIDEO)

Peter McKinnon is an award-winning Canadian photographer and like many pros he’s often had to rig something up in the field to solve a problem. In …

Videography

The Next Great Innovation in Photography is Here

Every so often, something happens in the photography industry that completely changes the way photographers work or present their images. Think of …

Video Tutorials

Unlock the Secrets to Incredible Long Exposures With These Simple Tricks

Long exposure images are incredibly compelling - they capture movement and create an interesting visual, while also looking really complicated to …

Canon EOS

100 Useful Web Design Tools For Creative Entrepreneurs

Whether you’re a designer in an agency, freelancer or entrepreneur, you use a variety of design tools to get the job done.<p>In the past couple of years, I cofounded a startup, a design magazine and worked with several businesses and individual entrepreneurs. I have tried hundreds of different tools …

Graphic Design

This $1 DIY Trick Protects Your Camera from Rain and Snow

Forget buying a professional rain cover or carting a shower cap with you, if you want to protect your camera from rain and snow on the cheap, this …

Tutorials

Tutorial: A Beginner’s Guide to Photographing Lightning

<i>Jorge Coromina is an editor, translator, and passionate shutterbug. You can keep up with his work on 500px or by following him on …

ON1 Unveils Photo RAW, the First All-New RAW Processor in a Decade

Sick of Camera RAW and Lightroom? Want a brand-spanking-new RAW photo processor and non-destructive editor to work in that isn’t made by Adobe? Your …

Tutorials

How to cut anything out in Photoshop

Making selections in Photoshop gets easier with each passing year thanks to better tools. But, there are times when more precise selections are …

How To Take Professional Photos With Your iPhone – iPhoneography

Professional iPhone photography tips abound on the internet, not a week goes by that I don’t see an article with “5 ways to improve...

iPhoneography

Useful Photography Tip #156: How to Make a Portrait Subject Really Pop

Model: Bec Fordyce<p><i>Want more Useful Photography Tips? Click here.</i><p>Before you go on, I want you to note that I’m purposely using a black and white photo …

11 Impressive Service & App Websites

Back in February we showcased the first list with 11 Incredibly Inspiring Service & App Websites. Since the list was very popular and we had several …

Tips for Shooting More Interesting Sports Portraits

Team portraits are easy to snap but difficult to master. A lot of basic portraits stick with the obvious shots—line up the players, stand in front of …

Photography Tips

How to quickly and simply enhance greens in landscape photos using Photoshop

For their second video on image editing and retouching, YouTube channel Lensvid shows how you can quickly and simply enhance greens in landscape …

Tutorials

Artist Stephen Lund Rides His Bike to Create GPS Doodles – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Art

How to make gorgeous landscape panoramas with Adobe Lightroom’s new Boundary Warp

In a brand new update made available only to Lightroom’s Creative Cloud subscribers, Adobe has launched a feature that is sure to delight panorama …

Tutorials

17 Well Decorated Walls That You'll Want to Recreate at Home

Wall decor is paramount to interior design no matter which way you look at it. Indeed, the worst thing you can do is to leave the walls blank and …