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The Top 10 Things Photographers Wish They Learned in Photo School

Hindsight is always 20/20 – which is why if you’re a photography student or about to launch your photo business, you should turn to those who have …

10 Tips to Help You Grow as an Artist in Photography

Over the past few days, I’ve thought about what’s helped me become a better photographer over the years. It’s a constant journey, and developing as …

Lumera Connects Your DSLR to Your Phone to Give it One-Tap Sharing and Backup

As more and more cameras make their way into <i>smart</i>camera territory, there are countless DSLRs that could very easily get left in the dust.<p>But that …

Old Faithful: Studio Portraits of Really Old Dogs

Toronto-based photographer Pete Thorne has been shooting a series of studio portraits of dogs. Not just any dogs, though: Thorne is only accepting …

Photographer’s 100-Year-Old Notebook Discovered in Antarctica After Snow Melts

A photographer’s notebook from over a century ago has been discovered in Antarctica. It belonged to British explorer and photographer George Murray …

Tips for Taking Photos from an Airplane

Have you ever looked out of the window of an airplane? Now you would wonder why I am asking this strange question. Have you looked out of an airplane …

21 Inspirational Natural Light Portraits - dPS

Check out this collection of natural light portraits - all taken using the light from the humble window.

Top 5 Photography Tips to Improve Your Photos

One of the easiest ways to improve your photography is by taking photos of interesting subjects. Of course, you can take great creative photos of …

Sigma's 24-105mm lens goes head-to-head with Canon

<b>Sigma's Art line of lenses gets a boost with the new 24-105mm f/4 lens.</b><p>Going head-to-head with the popular Canon L-series of the same focal length, …

Cameras

DSLR Camera Lenses and Their Abbreviations

For those of you who want to learn what these abbreviations are about, I have compiled a list of the terms used, what it stands for and of course …

How Light Can Be Used in Photography

Photography cannot exist without light. From the beginning of photography, the only element that had to be present for photography to exist was …

How to Harness the Power of Lightroom Print Collections

In a post last year I explained a process for exporting images from Lightroom …

Tutorials

37 Amazing and Useful Photography Links

It's been a very exciting week in the world of photography with many talented artists producing and sharing some truly incredible pieces. Toad Hollow …

Actions: Efficient Editing or Cheating?

Learning to use Photoshop can be overwhelming to some people. There are so many functions and so many tools that it can seem like you will never …

Tutorials

Check Out the Snapdragon Booth: A 130-Smartphone Matrix-Style Bullet Time Rig

In an attempt to show off just how powerful its Snapdragon 600 processors are, Qualcomm decided to go all Matrix on the people of Venice, CA and New …

5 Deadly Mistakes To Avoid When Shooting Portraits

Portrait photography is one of the most popular varieties of photography in part because it allows the photographer to be diverse, creative, and tell …

Professionalism in Photography

One commonly asked (and commonly mis-answered) question on the Internet these days is around the definition of what constitutes a ‘professional …

Learn How To Connect With Your Subject

Whether you photograph the stars that fill our skies, shoot macros of the smallest insects or anything in between - How do you connect with your …

Digital Photography

The Right Reflector for Your Photography - Digital Photography School

Of all the portrait lighting tools at our disposal, none are quite as versatile as the the five-in-one reflector.

Photography

What Makes a Pro? Lessons Leaned from 2 Years Giving Cheap Cams to Pro Photogs

Well, we started the photography tips train rolling earlier today with four incredibly informative short interviews with portrait master Gregory …

How to Photograph Like a Pro

After a couple of years of producing tutorials, writer, producer, presenter, and photographer Kai Wong has met his fair share of professional …

Photography

The Hidden Secrets of Lightroom 5’s Loupe View

Last week I showed you how to use Lightroom’s Grid View. Once you have customised the Grid View to suit your needs, it is time to move on to the …

Lightroom

10 of the worst Photoshop disasters - in pictures

First published on Wed 30 Oct 2013 12.08 EDT

How to Retouch Shiny Skin in Portraits: Photoshop Tutorial

It’s becoming common practice to retouch the imperfections and blemishes that are found on everyone’s faces and skin. However, it’s sometimes easy to …

Hey, I Need to Know what ISO Means — I’m Shooting a Wedding in an Hour

I grew up without the Internet.<p>When I was young and starting out in the business, I had no Internet, although I did have a computer. It was an Apple …

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 …

Harry Houdini - a picture from the past

Maroon 5 Seeks Out Photo, Ends Up Launching Teenager’s Photography Career

Fame and fortune. They make good fodder for daydreams, but they aren’t in the futures of most photographers. Most of us are happy to receive a few …

Photography

Weekend readers' best photographs: write

From typewriters to sparklers: your best pictures on this week's theme, write<p>The next topic is glow (to appear November 16). Email a hi-res image (one per entry), plus a sentence or two about what inspired you to take your photo, to in.pictures@guardian.co.uk by noon on Wednesday November 6; please …

Close-up Portrait Photo Tips

Martin Schoeller is famed for his stunning close-up portraits, but he says that’s not because he possesses the innate ability to coach his subjects …