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Why dynamic range is more important than megapixels

Do megapixels really matter? Well, of course they do, but they don’t take the first place when it comes to the importance. According to photographer …

194 Photo Editing Tools and Apps You Should Know

Hello, photographers. Here’s a giant list of 194 photo editing tools and apps you can use in your photography.<p>I started this research for my project …

Tutorials

These 14 Places Will Let You Learn Photoshop for Free | Inc.com

But, with all its power comes a steep learning curve. And that's intimidating.<p>Simply loading up the software and trying to figure things out on your own doesn't work as well when you want to learn Photoshop as it does for other pieces of software.<p>And, while you could try and read the manuals (which …

Tutorials

Best Cases for LG V20

<b>Update April 2017:</b> These are still the best cases to get for your LG V20.<p>Life is full of unfortunate surprises, which is why you want to be prepared …

How To Make Cold Brew Coffee At Home, Every Way Possible

Stay caffeinated.<p>Cold brew coffee season is here, and that means you have two options: you can spend your whole summer savings on this nicely caffeinated and refreshing beverage (we know some of the best ones to choose from), or you can suck it up and make your own.<p>Sure, making homemade cold brew …

Coffee

3 Pro Tips for Shooting Great Landscape Photographs Under Drab Gray Skies (VIDEO)

Serious landscape photographers are known for chasing great light. But what happens when you travel to a beautiful location and there’s simply no …

How to Use the Image Processor Script in Photoshop for Batches of Photos

Here’s a 5-minute video by Photoshop guru Scott Kelby about a piece of “buried treasure” in Photoshop: the powerful Image Processor tool.<p>Hiding in …

30 Composition Styles for Taking Good Pictures

Ever since I decided to start learning photography, I’ve been looking for a good catalog of composition ideas. Once you figure out the mechanics of …

Awesome Affinity Photo Image Editing App Created By Serif Launches On Windows

Serif has today announced the launch of its awesome Mac imaging editing application Affinity Photo, has now officially launched for Microsoft Windows …

Software

The 10 Best Mobile Games of August 2016

With thousands of games hitting the App Store and Google Play every month, it can be hard to figure out which games are worth your time. Of the …

Lomo LC-A

New<p>This medium-format leather-clad camera features zone-focus, auto exposure and a special, embossed anniversary message.<p>US$479.00<p>Add to Cart<p>New<p>This …

Lomography

Back to Basics: The Difference Between SD SDHC & SDXC, and Which is Best for You

I will start off by saying I am partial to SanDisk memory cards, but I recently found a great write up on their website that is pretty much …

Canon DSLR Custom Functions Explained (CPN)

Canon Professional Network published an article about the custom functions available on Canon DSLRs.<p>Most EOS digital cameras offer Custom Functions. …

Cameras

Tips for Using ISO Settings in Photography

When you as a photographer—amateur or professional, analog or digital–practice your craft or hobby, you will at one time or another become acquainted …

10 Things to Know Before Buying a Camera Flash

Choosing the right flash can be a daunting experience, especially if you are new to the world of flash photography. With so many options, brands, and …

Light Bulbs

Chevy BelAir, 1955

<b>Chevy BelAir, 1955</b><p>It was called the " <b>Hot One</b> " in GM's advertising campaign. Chevrolet's styling was crisp, clean and incorporated a Ferrari-inspired grille. Bel Airs came with features found on cars in the lower models ranges plus interior carpet, chrome headliner bands on hardtops, chrome spears on front fenders, stainless steel window moldings, and full wheel covers. <br>For 1955 Chevrolets gained a V8 engine option. The new 265 cu in (4,340 cc) V8 featured a modern, overhead valve high …

Top 5 Photography Tips to Improve Your Photos

One of the easiest ways to improve your photography is by taking photos of interesting subjects. Of course, you can take great creative photos of …

A Hands-On First Look at the Android-Powered Polaroid iM1836

We had some hands-on time with the new Polaroid iM1836 just now. The company is only showing off two of the units at CES 2013. One of them doesn’t …

10 Ways to Improve Your Photography in 30 Days

Improvement in any area requires a plan and some action. If you would like to improve the results that you get from your own photography there are …

Landscape Photography

A Photographer’s Take On The iPhone 5S Camera

The iPhone 5S announcement this week was punctuated with a lot of specs and buzzwords. Much of it centered around the new Touch ID fingerprint scanner and the 64-bit processor. But the most intriguing to me was the camera advancements.<p>Apple has been putting a major focus on the camera in the iPhone …

What Your Camera’s Auto Bracketing Feature Can Do and How to Use It

Cameras today are a marvel of modern technology, giving us beautifully exposed, wonderfully sharp images much of the time. There are times however …

Leonardo: A Full-Featured Photo Editing App for iOS Devices

Back in mid-June, Yahoo! purchased Ghostbird and pulled the company’s popular advanced mobile editing app PhotoForge off of the app store. If you …

Classic Coupes: 7 Sleek Rides of the 1920s and 30s

"Sensuous Steel: Art Deco Automobiles," an exhibition at Nashville's Frist Center for the Visual Arts, opened last month and will continue through Sept. 15. The collection showcases custom and one-of-a-kind classic cars made from 1929 to 1941, a time when<p>"Sensuous Steel: Art Deco Automobiles," an …

Textures Made Simple

One of the most intimidating editing for some photographers is integrating textures. Textures can transform the mood and overall effect of an image. …

Digital Photography

Going From Exclusively Shooting RAW to Adding JPEGs to the Mix

I have been shooting photographs regularly for over 7 years now. I spent the first year shooting with a 2-megapixel phone camera. Since then, …

LR/Enfuse

LR/Enfuse is a Lightroom plugin that allows you to blend multiple exposures together directly from within Lightroom by using the open source Enfuse …

Canon Speedlite Flashes Are Named After Their Guide Numbers

This is probably a “duh” fact for many of you, but one that some of you have perhaps never heard or realized before: Did you know that the flashes in …