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Mount Your Mobile Device Onto Your DSLR and Control Your Camera with the Camlet Mount

A product created to help you get more out of your DSLR is just days from release. It’s called the Camlet Mount. This adaptor (if you want to call it …

10 Expert Tips to Immediately Improve Your Photography

If you're a beginner photographer looking to step up your game, these tips are for you. What most amateurs don't know is that photography revolves …

6 Easy DIY Photography Projects That Make for Great Holiday Gifts

Want to make a photography gift this holiday season instead of buying one? The video above offers 6 fun ideas for easy DIY photo gifts you can try …

8 Things You Should Always Keep in Your Camera Bag

There are a few things every photographer should keep in his or her camera bag. Check our list to make sure you’re not forgetting something …

How to Remove Objects From an Image With Photoshop

Photoshop has such a diverse range of tools and image editing capabilities that it’s hard for one person to learn how they all work. It’s easy to …

The Inverse Square Law of Light Explained in Simple Terms for Photographers

If the term “inverse square law of light” immediately sets you to hyperventilating as flashbacks of college physics begin playing in your mind’s eye, …

3 Reasons To Use a Circular Polarizing Filter (Plus Purchasing and Usage Tips)

There are many types of filters a photographer can use – from circular polarizing filters to neutral and variable density, color/warming/cooling, UV …

Five Photoshop Tools to Take Your Images from Good to Great

We hear it all the time, “That photo has been Photoshopped”. Sometimes it sounds like the photo has caught a disease or that Photoshop is some …

BTS: Corey Rich on the Most Effective Way to Set Up & Shoot a Night Sky Time-Lapse

As part of Nikon’s continuing effort to promote its gear and ambassadors while teaching you something at the same time, the company has put together …

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 58mm f/1.4G review

The AF-S Nikkor 58mm f/1.4G was announced in October 2013, and designed primarily as a premium 'normal' prime for FX format SLRs. By 'premium' we …

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Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM

As part of its "Art" line, Sigma has added a new 50mm lens to its product portfolio. The Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM has an optical formula featuring 13 …

15 Ways You Can Improve Your Photography This Year

As the New Year begins and now that you’ve probably got brand new gear after the holidays, take a look at these quick tips on improving your …

Useful Photography Tip #83: The Secrets Behind Making Your Images Look Sharper

<i>Want more Useful Photography Tips? Check them out here.</i><p>We recently received an email asking us about how we get our images to look expertly …

5 Tips For Photographing Moving Water

All of us have seen those amazing, silky, cotton candy seaside scenes or milky, white waterfalls falling down a rock face. They all look so …

Lightroom's Tone Curve Explained

It’s no secret that there are many ways to enhance our photographs with Lightroom. By using just a handful of sliders we can get some great results …

Tutorials

5 Important Tone Mapping Tips That Will Improve Your HDR

Tone mapping is at the heart of what most people consider to be HDR photography. Although we have a wonderful array of tone mapping software at our …

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Scary Window and Other Great Shots

Each week, to make things easier for you, we compile the best of what's happening on Light Stalking into one easy format. Since we publish a …

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 …

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

The best photography in news and sport from around the world this week