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How to Find Your Best Images With Lightroom 5’s Compare View

For decades photographers have faced the question of how to determine which of their images are the best. I’ve been through it all, from squinting at …

Subject Placement Tips in Photography

This should be one of the most obvious things in an image yet many people have absolutely no idea as to where it should go. Most people take their …

Landscape Photography

How To Save An Underexposed Photo Using Lightroom

To save an underexposed photo there are a few different things we can try from working with what we have to converting to black and white and more.

Landscape Photography Tips Checklist

This article is a review of landscape photography tips and techniques I’ve covered before. Have you wondered why I’m going over previously covered …

The Rockaways: Hurricane Sandy Anniversary

The Rockaway Peninsula, or more commonly known as The Rockaways, is a peninsula of Long Island, located within the borough of Queens in New York …

Canon EOS 70D Review

Canon EOS 70D Review Verdict Quality: I was blown away by the quality of this camera's images; they super sharp and the coloration was dead accurate.

Cameras

5 Unconventional Ways to Improve Your Photography

Photography books, schools, websites, and even your local camera clubs are your main source of help when it comes to improving your craft. There is a …

Guardian Camera Club: Tony Cole's portfolio

A review of Tony Cole's portfolio.<p><i>In 'If leisure and security' it's really the light and shadow that's significant than the use of colour; the man and dog are rooted in the shade, while the girl walks on and into the sunlight. The quiet moment shown in 'There is no escape' contrasts different</i> …

On The Devil's Promenade, Searching For The Spook Light

In a certain region of the Missouri Ozarks called Devil's Promenade, there are tales of a "spook light." According to local accounts, it's a mysterious orb-like light that appears in the woods — but only on chance nights. And, as many local legends are, this one is shrouded in mystery: Is the spook …

Portrait Photography: How to Photograph People in the Harsh Midday Sun

Great tips and tricks on overcoming the harsh mid-day sun to create beautiful portraits on either side of the “golden hours” The Golden Time The best …

3 Ways to Improve Your Images With Composition

Along with lighting, subject, perspective, composition is one of the fundamental tools to creating better images. It’s one of the easier ones to …

Photography

Add Impact to Your Photos by Including Shadows

In music they say the spaces between the notes are just as important as the notes themselves. Similarly in photography, it can be the spaces that are …

New Member Profiles: Ian Furniss & Thomas Russ Arnestad

Each month we’ll showcase some of our latest and greatest PhotoShelter members; those who are building their PhotoShelter sites and uploading some …

Veteran Street Photographer Offers Some No-BS Advice on How to Get Better

LA-based documentary and street photographer John Free has been practicing and teaching street photography for over 30 years. He’s taught workshops …

Living Landscapes – A Guide to Stunning Landscape Photography

Landscape photography is difficult to master until you learn that there are several massive compromises baked into the genre. This new guide, Living …

Hands on with the Panasonic Lumix GX7

Shutter Speed

Panasonic GX7 is a 16MP Mirrorless with In-Body Stabilization and a Tiltable EVF

Panasonic has officially announced the GX7, a sleek new high-end mirrorless camera with some features that are being introduced for the first time in …

Leading Lines: Weekly Photography Challenge

This week your photographic challenge is to take and share an image that uses the compositional tool of ‘Leading Lines’ – as written about in our …

Photography

Beautiful Photography by Walter Jagiello

Walter Jagiello lives in Little Rock, Arkansas and his photography is inspired by nature. He uses Canon Powershots SX10is and 30is, spends weeks on …

Light Shaping Photography Techniques

The manipulation of light is one of the most important things to learn as a photographer. If you can shape light in whichever way you wish, you open …

4 Fun Tricks to Enhance Your Photos With Lightroom's Graduated Filter Tool

A few weeks ago I shared some key tips on how to get a lot out of Lightroom by using only a handful of sliders and while this is a great place to …

5 Steps to Prepare for an Engagement Photography Session

Engagement photo shoots are often starter projects for beginning photographers. It was one of the first gigs seasoned Jasmine Star got as a …

Photography

How To Become a Storytelling Photographer

Natan Dvir is a photojournalist and a documentary artist who has a vast range of photographic experience for Polaris Images and other leading …

Is Smartphone Photography Killing Our Memories and Experiences?

If you’ve gone to a concert or public event or even certain art openings recently, you’ll notice that something is amiss. In the past, people would …

Low Light: Weekly Photography Challenge

To followup on our post earlier today on Low Light Photography we thought it might be a good topic for this weeks challenge. So – your challenge is …

Digital Photography

Review: The Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM is Solid, But Hope For a Purebred

When I first began looking at the new Sigma 35mm f/1.4, I made judgements about its quality. “It’s plastic, yuck.” “I bet that focus control feels …

How to Read Clouds as a Photographer

Having been a wedding photographer in Sydney for a few years, I’m continually amazed at how much my photography is dependent on weather conditions. …

Photography

7 Beginner Tips For Sharper Photos

Scott Kelby, the author of many digital photography books says, <i>“If your photos aren’t sharp then the rest doesn’t matter.”</i> Key to any image is its …

Landscape Photography