Hamish Burson

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Dreamscapes in Film: An Interview with Frédéric Agius

Analogue enthusiast Frédéric Agius beautifully blends nature and surrealism with enchanting portraits and magical horizons.Read More

Film Photography

Leica's little black number has instant appeal

With most Leicas costing thousands, the Sofort instant film camera is definitely the cheapest way of getting yourself a Leica camera. Its instax …

A Quick Guide to the Range Mask, One of Lightroom's Lesser Known Useful Features

Lightroom has all sorts of lesser known features, and some of them can save you a ton of time in your editing workflow. This quick and helpful video …

Lightroom

Fabulous Female Portrait Photography by Irene Di Salvo

Gorgeous female portraits by Irene Di Salvo, a talented 20-year-old photographer, retoucher, and RUFA (Rome University of Fine Arts) student based in …

The Arts

Nils Leithold Takes Moody, Cinematic Images of the Alps

<b>All images by Nils Leithold. Used with permission.</b><p>The Alps are a majestic sight at any given time of the year but as this photo series by geographer …

Use This 100-Year-Old ‘Productivity Hack’ to Get More Done, Says This CEO

The strategy works because it reduces "decision fatigue."<p>Optimizing your schedule is important for making the most out of every workday.<p>That’s …

Productivity

Six Portrait Photography Tips for Beginners

Portrait photography is by far one of the most popular genres of photography, and it comes with its own sets of challenges and things you should keep …

Photography Tips

Is 35mm Film Worthwhile for Landscape Photography?

Film still has a loyal following, but many of those who use it shoot a hybrid of 35mm digital and medium or large format film. This great video …

Landscape Photography

What You Need to Know About Making a Living as a Full-Time Landscape Photographer

<b>The short answer is, making a living as a full-time pro landscape photographer is possible, but not easy.</b><p>Ever thought of pursuing a career as a …

Landscape Photography

Common Mistakes Photographers Make on Instagram

It’s no secret that Instagram has been working on its algorithm for quite some time. Gone are the days of tricking the algorithm to get more …

Social Media

Iceland Travel Guide

It’s been about a year since my wife and I voyaged on our first international trip together. Since then I have been yearning to go back across the …

Travel Guides

5 Expert Photographers Share Their Best Portrait Photography Tips

2. “Experience, intuition, and time spent with your model will help you to capture his or her real self.”<p><b>What’s the story behind this photo?</b><p>This was …

Photography Tips

8 Blogging Productivity Tips

Dear friend,<p>I think I am currently one of the most productive bloggers on the internet (and the world). I want to share how I do it– and perhaps a …

Productivity

Greg Gorman: Uncensored Guide to Portrait Photography

<b>** Caution: Viewer discretion is advised. **</b><p>Greg Gorman has built his business on some of the most iconic images in Hollywood. Ever since his first …

Andy Warhol

How to Use Practical Lights! 4 Cinematic Lighting Setups

Usage of Practical Lighting is an essential skill for any serious filmmaker. Director of Photography David C. Weldon Jr. walks us through 4 advanced …

Photography Tips

5 Common Mistakes Aspiring Travel Photographers Make (and How to Avoid Them)

Yesterday we began to look at some of the common mistakes that aspiring travel photographers, as well as photographers in general make at the …

Landscape Photography

A Quick Guide to Effective Skin Retouching in Photoshop

Skin retouching is a fine skill that takes a good sense of nuance and a careful eye for detail. This helpful video will show you a fairly standard …

Tutorials

How to Shoot and Edit a ‘Holy Grail’ Timelapse at Sunset or Sunrise

Offload your footage using my Post Haste workflow. I highly recommend reading this article if you haven’t yet. It’s one of the most efficient ways to …

Tutorials

Quick Tips for Shooting Natural Light Portraits Outdoors

<b>One of the best places to shoot natural light portraits is, well, outdoors! Find out how you can use the natural light available outdoors in these</b> …

Handy

mario sorrenti shares 50 unseen portraits of ex-girlfriend, kate moss

These pictures would go on to inspire the Calvin Klein Obsession campaign that catapulted both photographer and model to superstardom.<p>In the early 90s, Mario Sorrenti and Kate Moss were young, beautiful and in love. In his new book, simply titled <i>Kate</i>, Mario shares 50 intimate never-before-published …

Skin Retouching Technique: Frequency Separation Made Easy

Skin retouching can be kind of scary, but it doesn't have to be. Photographer Joel Grimes has created a fast and easy tutorial to show you how to do …

Photography Tips

New study analyzes what's driving the explosion in user-generated videos and hybrid photo-videos

Consumer video sure ain’t what it used to be. The category now includes numerous variations, ranging from full-length to short-form narratives, plus …

Social Media

What Type of Videos Are Successful on Social Media? Pros and Cons and a Tools List.

Facebook has close to 2.2 billion users worldwide. Youtube has 1.8 billion, which is more than Gmail’s 1 billion user base. A third of the global …

Marketing

Marvelous Female Portrait Photography by Nathaniel Gerdes

Gorgeous female portraits by Nathaniel Gerdes (previously featured), a gifted photographer, retoucher and visual artist currently based in Petaluma, …

Visual Art

3 Simple Ways to Make Your Background Look AMAZING

In this lighting tutorial, Jeff Rojas discusses the 3 simple ways to make your background look amazing.

Photography Tips

3 Easy Tricks to Take Your Portraits to the Next Level

I’ve shared before that I’m a landscape photographer first and a portrait photographer second.<p>That means that I know the challenges that portrait …

Framing

Five In-Camera Tricks Filmmakers Should Know

If you're working with video, you sure know how much time can go into getting each edit just right — time that adds up very quickly. This helpful …

Seven Helpful Tips for Better Color Grades in Your Video Work

Color grading is a step in the editing process where you can really add your personal style to your footage. This helpful video will give you seven …

Videography

How to Bring Your Photography Project to Life (And Possibly Get Paid)

<i>A great photography project idea means nothing if it only lives in your mind.</i><p>You have had your lightbulb moment. You have come up with a creative …

Selling

How to Use Exposure Blending to Bring out More Detail in Your Photos

Depending on the environment you're photographing or the camera you're using, you might not be able to get all of the dynamic range of the scene into …

Tutorials