Jamal Benamer

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Get Ready for Your Best Shot 2015!

https://embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.jsWe’re a week away from Your Best Shot 2015, one of our favorite celebrations of the Flickr community. …

Social Media

Scenic Paper Route Helps Couple Launch a Successful Photo Business

<i>CBS Evening News</i> just aired this short segment about Yann Meersseman and Moira Fitzgerald, a husband and wife photography duo who turned their paper …

A Simple Explanation of How Crop Factor Works

If you’re just starting out in photography, you may be confused with the term “crop factor” that’s thrown around when talking about cameras and …

This 360º Behind-the-Scenes Video Lets You Sit In on a Fashion Shoot

Back in May, Washington D.C.-based fashion photographer Ben Scott did an outdoor shoot featuring two models and a 1966 Corvette convertible. LEVR …

Five Low Profile Camera Bags for the Street Photographer

Street photographers generally need a few things when they go shooting. First and foremost, their camera bag (or bag of any sort) needs to be low …

Behind the Scenes with Photographer Ron Magill at Zoo Miami in Florida

Nikon has been taking us behind the scenes in a series of new videos published on YouTube. Now, we get to see what it is like to be a zoo …

Tips for Creating Large Format Prints

Aaron Reed is a professional landscape and nature photographer. He makes his living selling fine art prints. If you view <b>his gallery</b>, you’ll see that …

Forget HDR Software! Start Creating Natural, Clean HDRs With Digital Blending

A few years ago I ran an HDR photography magazine. I regularly tone mapped my images for years, using just about every HDR program out there. Yet, …

Double Fine Adventure is the best video game documentary to date

Do you remember the New Yankee Workshop? It was a TV series hosted by Norm Abram, and each episode Norm would make something out of wood. A table, …

Simple Technique for Cleaning Your Camera

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Photoshop: Technique for Manual Blending

Here is a quick and easy Photoshop technique for creating a layer mask to separate the sea and sky from the ground in landscape photos. This …

Practical Pointers for Getting Your Photos Noticed on Flickr and 500px

You have just composed your photographic masterpiece. After hours of planning, precise composition, and utilizing your technical knowledge, you have …

Street Photography

How to Light-Paint a Skeleton in a Long Exposure

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Hands-On: Affinity Photo is the Photoshop Alternative You’ve Been Waiting For

The most affordable package option for the latest versions of Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop costs $110 a year. If you are a photographer, you know …

Battle of the Nifty Fifties: Canon’s 50mm f/1.8 Lenses

This year, the Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II, also called the “Nifty Fifty” celebrates its 25th birthday. Yes, that’s right: this lens was released back in …

Wii U Getting Wilderness Survival Game Don't Starve Next week

The Wii U version of Klei Entertainment's wilderness survival game Don't Starve--the Giant Edition--now has a release date, and it's soon. The Nintendo version will arrive through the eShop on May 28 in North America and June 4 in Europe, the Canadian developer announced today.<p>What's more, Klei has …

Wii U

Shadowrun: Hong Kong Gets First Trailer and Screenshots

Developer Harebrained Schemes has released the first trailer and screenshots for its upcoming role-playing game, Shadowrun: Hong Kong. The studio has also published a Steam page, where you can pre-purchase the game for $20, a 33 percent markdown from the $30 launch price.<p>The images and trailer show …

Hong Kong

Autofocus Microadjustment: Ensuring Consistently Sharp Images

Modern lenses are small miracles. They don’t defy the laws of physics, but they sure come close. Are you getting all you can out of your lens, though?<p>…

How to Create Grunge Effect in Photoshop in 8 Simple Steps – A Video Tutorial

This simple and effective video tutorial by Glyn Dewis. Here are 8 simple steps to create grunge effect in Photoshop.• Levels Adjustment<br>• Add contrast to …

Tutorials

Tenba Packlite: The First Completely Collapsible, Self-Stowing Camera Bag

The Tenba Packlite is a new camera bag line that’s designed to be carried around in other camera bags. The company is calling it “the world’s first …

This is How to Achieve a Blue Sky Using HSL and Filters in Lightroom

In the days of analogue photography, it was a necessity to use a filter in order to achieve a quality deep-blue sky. The filter types varied …

I’m the Resident Photographer on the First Ever Photo Reality TV Show

Every career has a reality TV show nowadays, from chefs to pawn brokers, but what about photographers? When I was asked to be the resident …

Photographer Wants to End Discrimination Against High-End Camera Gear

Photographer Jason Lanier is on a mission to end “discrimination against photographers.” He just posted the video above showing two encounters he …

Garbage Day offers an open world with no locked doors

Right down at the core, most games find their pulse in the friction between freedom and repetition. There's a sweet spot, always different depending …

Exposing to the Right Explained

Exposing to the right, or “ETTR,” is an approach to photography that is as helpful as it is controversial. On one hand, exposing to the right is yet …

Man Claims the Sony RX100 III Has Dangerous Levels of Radiation, Is Quickly Shot Down

An Ontario-based vegan who goes by the name Vegetable Police recently released the video above and then began warning photographers with it in online …

The Sun-Blaster: How to Build a Powerful DIY 1000W-Equivalent LED Light for $40

Want a portable and powerful LED light for illuminating your shots? The “Sun-Blaster” is a 1000 watt equivalent LED flashlight that you can build …

Photographer Brandon Stanton on The Ellen Show to Talk About Raising $1M+ with His Photos

Less than a week ago, we shared how photographer Brandon Stanton had raised well over $1 million for a struggling Brooklyn school after a chance …