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6 Amazing Tutorials That Will Give You the Perfect Eye Catch-Lights in Your Portraits

There's not too many people who would argue about the fact that striking catch lights in the eyes of your portrait subject really improve the overall …

50 Awesome Photography Websites Feature Shoot Recommends for Daily Inspiration

With the demise of our blogroll in our new site design, we thought we’d shine the light on 50 unique photography-based websites that inspire us on a …

How To Retouch Your Portraits Like A Pro

Retouching portraits can be a controversial subject, but it is also very often requested of portrait photographers to edit out minor blemishes and …

Tutorials

10 Winter Pastas

On days like these -- when cold snow creeps over the tops of our boots and we're glad to be packed into a crowded subway car simply for the heat -- very few things make us warm <i>and</i> happy. Hot chocolate is too fleeting, our favorite winter hats are weathered, and by the time we get home all we want …

Photoshop Layer Masks: Using Channels

Richard Harrington is the CEO of ThinkTAP and the Publisher of Photofocus.He is also the founder of RHED Pixel, a visual communications company based …

Top 10 Photography eBooks

1<p>Trick Photography eBook and Video Course<p>It comes with <i>295 pages of instruction</i>, <i>9 hours of how-to video tutorials</i>, and contains over <i>300 creative</i> …

9 Fantastic Tutorials on Skin Retouching in Photoshop

One of the issues with photographing people is that cameras tend to pick up every imperfection and blemish on people's faces – far more than we tend …

29 Popular DSLR Lenses Among Our Readers

How to take Amazing Portraits in the Golden Hour

If you are a part of the photography community in any way, whether as a hobbyist, a newbie photographer or even a professional photographer, you’ve …

Lightroom Workflow - From Setup to a Finished Sunrise Photo

This step by step Lightroom workflow tutorial takes you from finding a location to setting up the camera all the way through processing the final …

Using Sun Flares and Starbursts to Create Stunning Images

Using Sun flares and Starbursts to Create Stunning Images - tips on how to create them and use them to make dynamic images

7 Tips for Better Street Photos

The art of street photography has produced some of the most moving pictures of all time. To capture forever the essence of a moment, or people's …

10 Tips for Taking More Interesting Photos

The end of one year and the beginning of another is always a time for reflection, and for many people a time to make New Year’s resolutions about …

4 Tips for a Perfect White Background in High Key Photography

4 Tips for a Perfect White Background in High Key Photography author Tony Northrup shows us some tips for making that white background, white!

Photography

Introducing Bokeh, a Mobile Lifeblogging App for Saving and Sharing Moments

If you’re a longtime reader of this blog, you may have noticed that our news editor DL Cade has been running the show as of late. Here’s the reason: …

Pushing the Limits to Overcome Photography Boredom

Pushing the Limits to Overcome Photography Boredom a project by Matthias Weinberger using paint splashes and live models to create unique and bizarre …

How to Get Great Photos of Kids

Ever try taking photos of a six-year-old who never stays still? How about 20 of them? In this video, Jay P. Morgan shows you how to tackle …

How to Capture a Silhouette

Photography is not so much about taking pictures as it is about creating art from within the known universe. Unlike traditional forms of expression …

Which smartphone has the best camera? - in pictures

Photographer Dan Rubin examines the results from his in-depth comparison of the iPhone 5s, Sony Xperia Z1, Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom and Nokia Lumia 1020 cameras.

How to Instantly and Wirelessly Pull Photos into Lightroom as You Take Them

The ability to pull photos out of your camera and onto your computer wirelessly is an incredibly useful tool that many photographers use, but what if …

Five Photography Bad Habits to Quit Today

Five Photography Bad Habits to Quit Today: hesitation, pixel peeping, too low ISO, luck shooting, and editing too many images.

Photography

Photographer Drops $2,300 Lens in Demonstration of How to Change Lenses Quickly

Many professional photographers pride themselves on their speed and efficiency on the job. They can set up lighting equipment in a flash. They can …