Tom Gray

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How to Prepare a Photo File for Printing

The goal of this tutorial is to help photographers prepare digital images either originated by scanned film or digital capture for printing purposes. …

24 Memorable Pictures of Berlin’s Holocaust Memorial

Berlin’s ‘Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe’, as it is officially called, consists of 2,711 concrete slabs, the tallest of which is just under …

Abstract Photos Created by Repeating Everyday Household Items

To imitate photographer Nick Albertson‘s work, you’ll need a camera, household items purchased in bulk, and an eye for the beautiful and abstract. …

A First-Person View of Photographing the Protests in Brazil

This past weekend, hundreds of protestors clashed with riot police in the area surrounding the Maracana football stadium in Rio de Janiero. Their …

Photographer’s Business Cards Created Using 35mm Film Slides

If you’re interested in making a positive impression on potential clients, but you don’t have the funds to spend on printing high-end branded …

21 Nature Pictures From Hannah Schmucker

Hannah Schmucker loves to travel and discover new places. She especially likes northern countries because of the nature in those areas, such as the …

How to Define Yourself as a Photographer

There comes a point in time when you will need to decide what type of photography you like and the specific genres you want to focus on. Most of us …

Pistol Cams, the Mammoth Camera, and Other Odd Vintage Cameras

While many of us today use our cell phones as cameras, "point and shoot" had a very different effect when your camera was shaped like a handgun. Here …

Tutorial: How to Shoot a Studio Product Photo of a Gold Watch

Tutorials are available for photographers of all levels, but many of the tutorials you’ll find online have to do with grasping a basic technique or …

Review: Adobe Lightroom 5 (Mac version)

Adobe has today announced Lightroom 5–the latest version of their software that has become the bread and butter of many photographers. We’ve been …

Film for the Digital Photographer – Film By Dan K

<b>Film for the Digital Photographer – Cameras, By Dan K</b><br>Dan K returns with part 2 of this 3 part series on film for digital photographers. In this …

How The Internet Helped One Photog Find a Mystery Couple Using Only Old Slides

Harry and Edna Grossmann’s stories ended in 1986 and 1983, respectively. A long-time married couple, they never had kids, and instead chose a life of …

In your bag No: 520 - Andrew Roos

<b>In your bag No: 520, Andrew Roos</b><br>A bit later than usual, but never fear, I always have something lovely for you. And todays bag is lovely. With a …

How to look after your lenses (aka summer is coming)

<b>How to look after your lenses (aka summer is coming)</b><br>Heat and humidity are the biggest enemy of any precision instruments, and even your lastest and …

Photographer Timur Zhansultanov Shoots Creative Point-of-View Photos of His Life

Sometimes it’s the simplest ideas that end up leaving an impression on people and inspiring them. Case in point: Astana, Kazakhstan-based …

13 Traits That Make a Photographer “Professional”

This appears to be a big week for Yahoo! with their $1 billion Tumblr acquisition announcement followed by a number of changes to their Flickr …

How to Create a "Standard Import" Preset in Lightroom 4

Introduction The following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Workflow System Workshop on DVD, a system designed to increase your post …

Make the Leap to Pro Photographer

Those new to the idea can be taken by surprise and even feel a little uncomfortable at the prospect of running a photography business. Their …

Small Business

Make your Photos Sparkle with GIMP

A Guest Contribution by Anotherphotograpbynoob.com. What this tutorial will show you In short: how I made the photo on the right become the photo on …

BTS: Chase Jarvis Literally Gets to Make His Dream a Reality for a Samsung Ad

Photographer Chase Jarvis has a recurring dream in which he is floating in a sea of vividly colored clouds (don’t we all?). So when Samsung came to …

Case Study: An Example of One Photographer's Workflow

If you like taking photographs like I do, either for the pleasure of it or for the living, you must have dozens and dozens of thousands of pictures …

Photography

Photos of Epecuén Emerge After Town Spends 27 Years Underwater

<i>Image from Deserted Places</i><p>No, it isn’t Atlantis. However, a town in Argentina spent 27 years submerged by the sea and the waters have now moved on to …

Infographic Maps Out the Landscape of the Photography Industry

The company LUMA Partners has gotten in the habit of occasionally mapping out various industry landscapes to show how a product or service gets from …

10 Things an Art Director Looks for in a Photographer

Here is a list of 10 things an art director looks for when considering a photographer, and what keeps them coming back for more.<p>#1: Personality<p>You …

How to Clean a 35mm Film Camera and Lens

Keeping your camera clean and free of dust extends its life and gives you better-looking pictures. Cameras are delicate, expensive pieces of …

The Camera Creations of David Lo

I had previously pored over the images and sketches from David Lo after initially hearing about him on Japan Camera Hunter. Lo is a street …

How to Get Landscapes Sharp with Focus Stacking

A key aspect of successful landscape photography is image sharpness. Usually, it is desirable to ensure that all elements of a scene, whether close …

Landscape Photography

Review: 3 Legged Thing X1.1 Brian Evolution 2 Carbon Fiber Tripod System with AirHed 1 Blue

I was introduced to 3 Legged Thing at Photo Plus Expo 2012 and was in the market for a new tripod. Upgrading to a full frame camera meant heavier …

How to Recreate These 3 Popular Photographic Filters in Photoshop

‘The best laid plans of mice and men' as the old adage goes – how many times have you set you camera up to take that spectacular scene in front of …

Graphics

Decades-Old Lenses May Be Radioactive, Especially if They’re Made by Kodak

Late last year, we shared a video in which a photographer tested the radioactivity of an old Pentax 50mm f/1.4 lens that is really popular with film …