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Best Tips for Buying Used Lenses

Let’s face it– photography is expensive. It doesn’t matter if you’re a hobbyist or working professional. We use a lot of stuff and none of it’s …

The Ultimate Guide to the Dodge & Burn Technique - Part 1: The Fundamentals

Dodge & Burn (D&B) is a technique that came to us from the darkroom days when luminosity values in a photo could be only manipulated by the duration …

Tutorials

Tutorial: How to Quickly and Easily Colorize B&W Images in Photoshop Using Curves

This colorization tutorial by IceFlowStudios is actually a couple of years old now, but we only just now stumbled across it and we just had to share. …

Interactive Web App Makes Sure You Never Forget a Photoshop or Lightroom Shortcut

When it comes to getting the most out your post-processing applications, you really want to know your shortcuts. The problem is, there’s so many …

Hyperfocal Distance: A Landscape Photographer's Friend

We have all seen those wonderful shots, those beautiful landscapes that are in focus from what seems like inches in front of the lens element to …

10 Portrait Tips to Take Your Photography to the Next Level

You have all the makings of a beautiful photograph: the perfect client, an overcast day for soft natural lighting and a gorgeous landscape as the …

Moving From a Point-and-Shoot to a DSLR Camera: A Reality Check

Point-and-shoot – the name cannot be more specific and these cameras do exactly that: you just need to point the camera to the desired scene and …

DIY: Use a Little Plastic and an Old Filter to Create Cinematic Lens Flares

As 3D printing becomes more easily accessible and cheaper to work with, more and more people are experimenting to see just how the technology can be …

10 Habits of Highly Creative People

While creativity will mean different things to different people, I believe there are certain traits that are shared by highly creative people and …

Working with Layer Masks

When you are first learning Photoshop, layer masks can seem overwhelming and confusing. It’s ok, photoshop itself can be overwhelming and confusing. …

The story of the Imperial Canon

<b>The story of the Imperial Canon</b><br>Some of you may remember the re-painted Canon P that was on the site recently. Well, it became a bit of a sensation …

A Study of Light, Shadows, and Framing: Street Photos by Ray Metzker

American photographer Ray K. Metzker has had a long and distinguished career in photography, and is well known for his cityscape and landscape …

5 Tips from the Experts: Create and Sell Yearly Photo Wall Calendars

You might think that wall calendars are a thing of the (quickly disappearing) analog past, but don’t dismiss them too quickly. Recently we caught up …

The Brilliant Colors of Autumn Photography in 10 Photos

Autumn holds a unique window of opportunities for photographers – vibrant colors can transform an otherwise mundane scene into a blanket of red, …

Photography

Let Blogging Luminary John Saddington Teach You All About WordPress

It goes without saying that the Internet is a medium with huge potential for businesses and individuals who want to tell a story. If you have a voice that wants to get out and be heard, the chances are blogging platform WordPress is a service you know well. If you don’t, then you really …

Web Browser-Based WYSIWYG Editor Barley Opens To The Public

Web editor Barley has opened its doors to the public, emerging from being invite-only and allowing new customers to use its simple and gorgeous-looking interface. With today’s news comes the release of new templates and features and the roll out of a 30-day free trial customers can take advantage …

Pro Tog, DIY Challenge - Ring Light (feat. Mark Chung)

5 Important Components of a Powerful Image

An award winning travel photographer names his 5 most important factors that contribute to powerful images.

Photography

New Webinar! Ami Vitale’s Winning Tips for Submitting to Photo Contests

Photo by Ami Vitale<p>Nikon Ambassador and award-winning photojournalist Ami Vitale has a long and distinguished career that has taken her to more than …

17 Close-Up Pictures of Flies

Although we’re typically familiar with the common fly around the house, there are actually over 120,000 different species of flies throughout the …

Figure Skating

Introduction To Photoshop Scripts

17 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

Voyage Smooth Vintage Script Font Family by Fenotype

Voyage Vintage Script Font.<p><b>Voyage</b> is a friendly vintage script font. Graphic designer Emil Karl Bertell created this smooth typeface in 2013 (Font …

Typography

Rumor: Verizon Switching to Tiered Data Plans This Month

It was inevitable.<p>AT&T was the first to officially move away from unlimited smartphone data plans to a tiered system. That move aroused a ton of ire among techies: AT&T didn’t just add tiered pricing, they eliminated the old unlimited plan. Of course, a lot of that is a gut reaction to the …

Mobile

Spectacular Images of Horses by Tina Thuell

For award winning photographer Tina Thuell, a deep passion for photography started when she was a young girl. At the age of 9, she stumbled upon a …

Wild Horses

10 Unmissable Bird Photography Tutorials

Birds are one of those perennially popular photography subjects that just about everybody has a crack at shooting at some point or other. The only …