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A Creative Exercise With a Slow Shutter Speed

A Simple Exercise That Will Make You Understand Shutter Speed<p>Using a slow shutter speed can in many scenarios make an average image great. By …

How to shoot urban landscapes during the ‘blue hour’

<b>Award-winning photographer Matt Parry offers tips for getting the best from cityscapes and how to make the most of 'blue hour' light</b><p>Millions of …

Costly Landscape Photography Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.Regardless of how seasoned we may …

Landscape Photography

How to Get the Most Out of Your Wide-Angle Lens

One of the great things about shooting with a wide-angle lens is that you can incorporate more of the scene into the photograph.Landscape …

Landscape Photography

How to Prepare Your Images for Print and Display

If you’re into photography at some point you’ve probably had the desire to print and display your work. Whether it be for exhibition in a gallery or …

Framing

Stretch yourself – by Paul Sanders

<b>by Paul Sanders</b>There are many times that using a wide angle or telephoto lens just won’t get the results you want. They’re either too wide or too …

Landscape Photography

6 Tips on How to Create Abstract Photos

Here are 6 tips to get you thinking outside the box and creating some fun abstract photos with your camera. Play around, and see what you can make!

Photography

Have You Got Your Monochrome Techniques Nailed In Lightroom?

[fancy_box id=3]<b>FREEBIE</b>: If you want to ramp up your Lightroom skills, then download our FREE Lightroom Shortcuts Cheat Sheet. Print it out and have …

How to Improve Your Photography by Shooting Black and White

It is understandable that many beginners new to taking photos often get impatient when learning photography. Learning this craft is a process and …

How to Calculate and Use Hyperfocal Distance for Better Landscape Photography

Hyperfocal distance, much like the “Sunny 16 Rule,” is one of those things that has arguably lost some relevance in the age of digital photography; …

Landscape Photography

8 Photo Communities That Every Photographer Should Be On

Showcasing your images on the web should first and foremost start with your own dedicated photography website. But it should go well beyond that or …

Why Leaf Shutter Lenses Matter

<i>This post originally appeared on the Kern-Photo.com and is being syndicated at The Phoblographer with wedding photographer R.J. Kern’s permission. To</i> …

7 Tips to Help When You’re Stuck with Only a Prime Lens

As a photographer you must have flip-flopped back and forth between prime and zoom lenses. “Should I choose a prime today, or a zoom for its …

Landscape Photography

12 Essential Tips for Your Wide-Angle Photography

Wide-angle lenses - you use them to cram more stuff into your photos. Now wait... If that's what you know about this type of lens, you're missing the …

Photography

10 Common Mistakes in Long Exposure photography

On all the workshops I’ve held here in Italy, I introduced a little game, where at the end of the workshop the attendees had to write down on a paper …

How to Take Creative Landscape Shots using Intentional Camera Movement

Many photographic situations rely on keeping your camera as still as possible during exposure for pin-sharp images. You may have practiced hard to …

13 Exercises for Photographers That Can Help Jump-Start Creativity

Like the world’s tidal waters, photographic creativity ebbs and flows for many of us. Sometimes creativity can use a jump-start, an artificial method …

New York City

An Introduction to Buying Used Lenses

Let’s face it– photography is an expensive hobby and an even more expensive profession. Camera bodies, speedlights, reflectors, memory cards, …

7 Secrets To Success I Learned From Meeting Steve McCurry

Recently I had the unique chance to meet world-famous photographer Steve McCurry. You probably know him from his most-known photo “Afghan Girl” with …

Photography 101: How to Hold a Camera and Panning Tutorial

You are watching a free tutorial from Photography 101.<br>To view the entire course, upgrade to Premium or purchase it in the SLR Lounge Store.<p>X<p>Sometimes …

Workouts

Seriously Clever Travel Tips for Photographers

If you’re about to head out on an epic travel photography adventure, or even a short little vacation, no matter where you go there are amazing …

7 Secrets To Success I Learned From Meeting Steve McCurry

Recently I had the unique chance to meet world-famous photographer Steve McCurry. You probably know him from his most-known photo “Afghan Girl” with …

The Basics Of Luminosity Masks In Digital Blending

Jimmy McIntyre is travel photographer. He is currently undertaking a two-year project in Asia—writing two photography guidebooks for China and South …

Tutorials

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> …

Things to Consider Besides Gear

It’s very easy to think that a new camera or a new lens is the answer to a photographic impasse. I have, on many occasions, scrolled through …

Introduction to Shooting During the Blue Hour

The majority of photographers talk about the Golden Hour like it’s the most perfect time to shoot all the time, any time. Talk to the pros, the ones …