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How David Fincher Hijacks Your Eyes

Evan Puschak watched David Fincher´s new Netflix series "MindHunter" and he was impressed. Evan wants to know what about his filmmaking causes this …

Portrait Photography

Street Photographers: Here’s How to Shoot and Edit Dynamic “Look-Up” Photos (VIDEO)

Sooner or later every avid street photographer makes a simple but important realization: If you always point your lens straight ahead, you’re missing …

Photography

An easy way to create luminosity masks for perfect landscape selections

Luminosity masks are one of my favourite things about editing images in Photoshop. They offer so much more power than you can get in Lightroom or …

Photoshop Tutorials

The Yashica Y35 is a ‘digiFilm’ Camera with Pretend Film Rolls

Yashica spent weeks teasing an “unprecedented” return to the camera world last month, and today the famed camera brand finally unveiled its new …

Cameras

This App Turns Your Smartphone Into a Lightroom Control Panel

Control Room is a new app that turns your smartphone or tablet into an external control panel for Lightroom photo editing. This means you can control …

How to Color Correct with One Click in Photoshop

Is there an unwanted color cast spoiling your photo? Correcting this is really simple when you use the curves tool, as demonstrated by PiXimperfect …

A Powerful Guide to Creating Double Exposure Images in Photoshop

Double exposures are one of my favorite effects. Luckily for us, unlike in the age of film, we have vastly more control over the final image thanks …

Tutorials

Here’s Some Fantastic Free Software That Will Make Your Photos Super Sharp (VIDEO)

All photographers strive for sharp images, and we often employ a variety of methods to rehabilitate shots that are slightly soft due to camera shake, …

Tutorials

Photographer Captures San Francisco Sights as Shapes

Photographer Burton Rast has just completed a new project titled, <i>The Shapes of San Francisco</i>. He spent 100 days exploring SF and shooting one photo …

Photography

Photographer Todd Webb's Stunning Photos Of 1940s NYC

fullscreen<p>Over 70 years after his first exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York, photographer Todd Webb is getting his second one. The …

Street Photography

Man Buys Envelope For $3.50 In Flea Market, Discovers Lost Photos Of Barcelona By Unknown Master Photographer Inside

When American tourist Tom Sponheim bought a stack of photo negatives for $3.50 in a flea market in Barcelona back in 2001, he probably wasn’t …

Spain

4 Landscape Photography Tutorials All About Post-Processing

Even after you’ve taken a photo, the image can continue to evolve through post-processing—whether it’s enhancing sharpness, color correction, …

Landscape Photography

How to Add Front Bokeh to a Portrait Using Christmas Lights

We’re all familiar with the fuzzy circles that bokeh creates usually behind our main subject, but this lesson is about creating bokeh in <i>front</i> of the …

Adobe Lightroom CC 2015.9 arrives with new camera and lens support, loads of bug fixes

In addition to its Camera Raw update, Adobe has released Lightroom CC 2015.9, adding support for additional cameras and lens profiles, as well as …

Cameras

Basic Headshot Setup to Get a Cinematic Look

Levy Moroshan wants to show you guys that with a simple tweak of his Basic Headshot setup you can get a whole new look. Something a bit more …

Portrait Photography

14 Influencers Talk About Their Most Popular Image on Instagram

<b>Christopher Anderson</b><br>“To be honest, this IG thing confuses me. Some images I am convinced will be crowd pleasers don’t generate interest, and then …

Social Media Marketing

11 Night Photographers on Mischief and Magic After Dark

During the day, the camera sees what we see, but at night, it can record things that are completely invisible to the human eye. Photographer Michael …

Vancouver North Shore

Women in Photography: 34 Voices From Around the World

Meridith Kohut (Venezuela)<p>Meridith Kohut<p>Meridith’s work this year has shown remarkable depth. She has spent most of it chronicling the Venezuelan …

Light Stalking Photography Community Blog

One of the things I look forward to most when traveling to foreign countries is capturing the culture!<p>I see this as a highlight of being somewhere …

How to Use an Ancient Photo Trick to Create Surreal Digital Photos

I recently rediscovered an old photography technique that allows you to add surreal color to photos that show movement in the frame. The technique …

Simple Tips for Tack-Sharp Landscape Photos

I'd say that of any genre of photography, landscapes have to be the most popular, right?I mean, that's not to take anything away from portraiture or …

Digital Photography

Astonishing Images Shortlisted for the Sony World Photography Awards 2017

The <b>2017 Sony World Photography Awards</b>, which marks its 10th anniversary this year, has released the shortlisted images for the 2017 competition. This …

Photography

The Man Who Photographed a Forgotten America by Moonlight

Noel Kerns is an American time traveler. His camera has taken him on road trips across Texas, down Route 66, and through the ghost towns of the …

Moonlight

Mastering Filters Series - 10-Stop Solid Neutral Density Filter

Over the course of our mastering filters series, we’ve explored a number of filter options. We already examined neutral density filters on a general …

Tutorials

What is the ‘Orange & Teal Look’ and Why is it So Popular?

Many a blockbuster movie and several popular travel photo/video creators out there use something called the ‘Orange and Teal look’ when they color …

Leica M10 Review: The Quintessential Digital M

The Leica M10 might be the most ‘analog’ digital M yet. And perhaps the most faithful to the M lineage. This should come as no surprise to anyone who …

Cameras

10 Simple Tips on How to Turn Amateur-Looking Photos Into Pro-Quality Images (VIDEO)

Do you ever wonder how to take your photography to the next level? The helpful folks at Mango Street Labs are back with another great video that will …

5 Creative Exercises to Help Make You a Better Photographer

It’s tempting to think you need a new piece of photography equipment to become more creative. While sometimes it’s true, (macro photography, for …

Photography

Why The Analog Photography World is a Far Nicer Place Than Digital

Years and years ago, there were film photographers who loved taking their lenses and cameras into labs and testing the results with charts and such. …