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Google Announces Full Resolution Photo Uploads for Google+

A couple of weeks ago, we shared a hack by photographer Trey Ratcliff that allowed you to upload your photos to Google+ at full resolution by using …

How to Take Great Portraits Outdoors

Have you ever taken a picture outside only to realize afterward that the sky is white instead of blue? Or the subject of your image is too dark? Or …

Photographers Stealthily Climb the Great Pyramid of Giza

A photographer worth his salt will go to great lengths just to capture that photo he has conjured up in his mind’s eye. Just like these Russian …

Top 15 Photoshop Tools Every Photographer Should Know

Photoshop is a magnificent tool that can help you save time and money by editing images in an efficient manner. Unfortunately, the learning curve for …

Converting Images to Black and White Properly

by: David Wahlman of Wahlman Photography Recently I was asked about the process of converting images to black & white; namely when to know the image …

How to Create Elaborate Light Painting Photo Compositions

UK photographer showcases his techniques for painting the “largest indoor continuously-drawn piece of light art” in this self-published short …

Exposure Bracketing: What Every Good Photographer Should Know

There aren’t many sure things in life. No matter how diligently we plan, regardless of how much effort we put forth, there are simply going to be …

Tips for Capturing Better Landscape Photos

Regardless if you’re new to photography or a seasoned pro, for many of us, our first love is landscape photography. There’s just something so magical …

Landscape Photography

Using the Sun As A Compositional Element

For the most part, as photographers, we avoid shooting into the sun for fear that we’ll get some unsightly flaring. The sun DOES present some …

Mouth-Watering Bugatti

The Bugatti Gangloff is like the chocolate cake with vanilla buttercream frosting of the luxury supercar world… self indulgent… decadent… sexy… …

Create a DIY Optical Fiber Attachment to Guide and Shape Your Flash’s Light

Photographer Váncsa Domokos created a neat do-it-yourself camera accessory that uses optical fibers to control the direction and intensity of a flash …

How to Shoot Street Photography with a DSLR

It’s no secret, I love small cameras for street photography. The Fuji X100 retaught me how to do it and the Olympus EP3 is perhaps a game changer in …

Surreal Layered Portraits by Miki Takahashi

Miki Takahashi is a digital artist and photographer from Tokyo, Japan. Her recent projects have focused on creating layered portraits around distinct …

28 Long Exposure Pictures with Sparklers

To put a sense of magic into a picture, all you need is a sparkler and a bit of long exposure photography experience. If arranged just right, the …

How to Capture Water Balloons Popping by Hacking a Shutter Release Cable

Here’s a tutorial on how to capture an exploding water balloon in the precise moment the balloon pops, while the water still holds the shape of a …

Russian Photographers Sneak to Top of Great Pyramid and Capture the View

Russian photographer Vitaliy Raskalov recently visited the Great Pyramid of Giza with two of his adventuring photography buddies: Vadim Mahorov and …

An Introduction to Golden Spiral Composition Method

The Golden Spiral Nautilus spiral and Ediely<p>Recently Chris Gampat wrote a great introduction to The Rule of Thirds, one of the most popular …

Shoot Hazy and Ethereal Photos Using a Sandwich Bag and Colored Markers

Photographer Jesse David McGrady has a super simple trick for adding a hazy, ethereal effect to your photographs: wrap a plastic sandwich bag around …