John Asahl

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Your photos will look so much clearer thanks to this smartphone tripod, which is only $7 on Amazon

It’s so weird how a tiny little gadget that costs next to nothing can end up being one of the best purchases you make. Such is the case with the …

Tech Trends

Focusing on Depth of Field

The Hipsta365 Facebook page suggested an interesting challenge last week: namely, creating Depth of Field in Hipstamatic. We published a few articles …

Mobile Photography

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Recipes

Understanding camera aperture and why it matters

For the past three years or so, every time a phone is announced and they get to the part about its camera, the word "aperture" gets thrown around. …

Aperture

iPhone Photography Tips: 5 Tricks to Master Landscapes With Your iPhone

I enjoy shooting landscapes, so many of the tips I'm sharing with you here cross over from what I use with my Nikon D850 when I'm out looking for …

Mobile Photography

Five easy things you can do now to make better photos

We are all familiar with the common ones of making sure focus is correct, rule of thirds, tangents, and great gear. However, there are a few ways of …

Photography

By: Kamal Aakarsh

Beautiful article. Excellent examples. The minimalism that is present in some of the photographs is breathtaking.

Landscape Photography

Photography Tutorials For Beginners: Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO, & Light

In upcoming days, we are going to share interesting Video Tutorials for beginners in photography. Here is the first video, clearly explained about …

Portrait Camera App 'Focos' Gains Real Lens Optical Effects and Improved Shooting Mode

Portrait Mode photo editor Focos received an update today that should pique the interest of dual-lens camera iPhone owners. The app recently made our end-of-year best iOS app list for its impressive granular aperture and bokeh adjustment tools, but version 1.2 builds on the existing feature set by …

iPhoneography

Photography Tutorials For Beginners: 7 Powerful Photography Tips for Amazing Photos

For every beginner, there will be some confusion how to take good photos and how to see this world in a photography way. I hope, this tutorial will …

Photography

When to Use an Open Aperture in Landscape Photography

<i>“I am somewhat puzzled when I read about professional landscape photography where they use fast lenses such as f2.8 or f1.4</i>. <i>Why do they use these</i> …

Landscape Photography

How to Perfect the Art of the Monochrome Landscape

Modern cameras allow us to capture incredible, colourful landscape images. A quick look through sites like 500px will show amazing examples of the …

5 Mistakes Beginners Make

I know what you're thinking...<p>Beginner photographers can make <i>way more</i> than five mistakes when they take photos.<p>And while that might be true, the five …

Landscape Photography Tips We Can Learn from Clyde Butcher

Here are about 10 things that Toma Bonciu learned by studying the photos of Clyde Butcher. Clyde Butcher is an American large format camera …

How to Shoot Good Travel Photos Even in ‘Bad’ Natural Light

Using natural light in your travel photos can land you with some amazing images, even if you think the light might be “bad” from the offset. Here’s …

Things You Can Do Right Now To Immediately Improve Your Photography

If you want to take better photos (who doesn't?), this article is for you...<p>Becoming a better photographer doesn't have to be difficult, confusing, …

Classic Lighting Techniques; Learning from the Portrait Masters

The masters of photography in the 20th century have paved the way for modern photographers. Before digital capture, social media and smartphones, …

Here’s a 52 Week Photo Challenge for Improving Your Skills in 2018

If you’re looking to improve your photography skills in 2018, doing a year-long photo challenge is a great way to stay motivated with ideas and …

Annie Leibovitz is Teaching Her First-Ever Online Photography Class

Want to take a class from one of the world’s best photographers from the comfort of your own home? Renowned portrait photographer Annie Leibovitz is …

Why I Am Happier After Deleting My Instagram

May 16, 2017 is the day I deleted my Instagram.<p>1. Why you shouldn’t care about what others care about you<p>For my entire life, I’ve always …

Step Up Your Photography Composition with 13 Tips From Pros

Composition is the heart of your photography, Here’s wisdom from 6 world-class photographers.<p>Joe McNally tells you to bend the rules, Camille Seaman …

25 Quick Tips to Make More Interesting Pictures

In this article, you can read 25 practical tips to make your images more interesting or better. This are not so theoretical tips about composition, …

Annie Leibovitz Teaches Photography in Her First Online Course

John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Dolly Parton and Arnold Schwarzenegger, Barack Obama and family, Bruce Springsteen, Whoopi Goldberg, Bill Gates, Queen …

Guess the Focal Length

A: Morning light and clouds, Mono Lake. Can you guess what kind of lens I used for this photograph?<p>When I post a photograph, people often ask me …

How to Use Adjustment Layers to Create Light Flares and Haze

Atmospheric effects can enhance your photos, be it with in-camera techniques or postproduction effects. Light flares are one of the most popular …

The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Mastering Photography

Dear friend,<p>This will be your personal guide on how you can master photography– for yourself, regardless of your skill level. Regardless if you’re a …

A simple guide to composition in photography

Nearly all these days, we’ve focussed a lot on the technical aspects of photography. However, technicality can only get you so far. A major part of …

Aperture Priority & Shutter Priority VS. Manual Exposure | Which do Pros Use?

It is a pretty strong stereotype among experienced photographers to always, <i>always, ALWAYS,</i> shoot in manual exposure, and justifiably so! However, …

Aperture

Pollo Asado Recipe

Cut chicken breasts into two halves.<p>Heat oil in small saucepan over medium high heat until very hot.<p>While oil heats, mash cumin, salt, oregano, …

Recipes