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Slowing Down Time - Mastering The Magic of Long Exposure

Slowing Down Time – The Magic of Long Exposure<p>Rating:<p>5.00 based on 13 Ratings<p>June 5, 2017 By Adam West<p>Slowing Down Time – The Magic of Long Exposure …

Here’s a Checklist for Learning How to Retouch Photos Like a Pro

If you are a photographer or fledgling retoucher opening Photoshop for the first time, it is a daunting experience, to say the least. There is a …

Tutorials

Landscape Photography Is About More Than Images

Landscape photography can be an almost meditative experience, and as this great video shows, even if the images don't happen, it's still a worthwhile …

Where to Find the Darkest Skies in the U.S. for Serious Stargazing

The stars are waiting.<p>Timelapse filmmakers Harun Mehmedinovic and Gavin Heffernan have spent three years traveling to more than 500 locations to …

This Gorgeous 10-Second Milky Way Photo Was Shot Hand-Held

In an attempt to one-up photographer Aurel Manea, who shot these hand-held Milky Way photos with the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II last week, New Zealand …

Olympus Cameras

How to Shoot Long Exposures: Tips for Revealing the Invisible in Your Images

Want to see something you don’t see every day—something, in fact, you can’t really see at all?<p>I’m talking about the passage of time—well, really the …

Landscape Photography

This Guide Teaches You How to Use ND Filters for Stunning Long Exposures

Neutral Density (ND) filters are a great tool for producing unique photos in lighting conditions where a long exposure would otherwise not be …

Daytime Long Exposure Photo Tutorial With a 10-Stop ND Filter

Now more than ever, us photographers have all sorts of tools that help us create more dynamic and more impressive photos.For some photographers, the …

Canyonlands National Park – A Quick Guide to Photography

Canyonlands National Park is a wilderness of rock rivaling the Grand Canyon in richness and complexity. What makes the park special is the …

A Beginner’s Guide to Photographing Stars With (or Without) Trails

When you're just starting out in photography, it's easy to get yourself stuck in a rut doing things that become comfortable and familiar.This can …

New At Photography? Check Out This Helpful Visualization

DSLR cameras are fantastic for taking stunning photographs, but if you don’t understand how to use them, it’s an expensive purchase. There are so …

One Man, One River, One Camera

“This is at the confluence of the Little Colorado and the main stem of the Colorado,” McBride says. “The Little Colorado is the turquoise blue one. …

A Wild Week in Yosemite

Frazil ice underneath alders along the Merced River, Yosemite, Friday morning. The shutter speed was 3 seconds.As most of you probably heard, …

12 Photo Projects You Can Do From Home

Part of becoming an improved photographer is understanding how to challenge yourself to put the skills you already have to the test and acquire new …

Quick and Easy Tips for Improved Long Exposures

Long exposure images might look like they’re complex, but when it comes down to it, the process of getting a great long exposure image really isn’t …

Improve Your Photography Skills With This 52 Week Photo Challenge

Challenges are a fun way to help improve your skills in a particular area. If you want to get better at photography, or you just like taking …

Photography

A Step-by-Step Guideline for Long Exposure Landscape Photography

When you see a long exposure image like the one above, what first comes to mind is probably how beautiful it is. Unlike a traditional image, a long …

Follow the “500 Rule” to Take the Best Pictures of the Night Sky

Night sky photography is a lot of fun, but it’s also challenging. Provided you have the right equipment, it mostly comes down to tweaking your camera …

Photography

5 Tips How To Make Your Photography Look Magical

The key word is long exposure. Take a tripod and ND filters with you and the result will be totally different than handheld shots. ND (neutral …

Time-Lapse Primer

<b>There has been an explosion in interest in time-lapse, and for professionals, being able to add time-lapse skills to your repertoire gives you one</b> …

Ansel Adams, Photographer: 1958 Documentary Captures the Creative Process of the Iconic American Photographer

America has specialized in both the beautiful and the terrible, inspiring awe of every positive and negative variety. That goes for both the human …

Ansel Adams

This DIY Rig is Helping a Terminally Ill Photographer Keep Shooting

For many of us, photography is just a hobby; for 22-year-old James, it’s an escape from the constant pain his terminal illness keeps him in day-in …

Olympus M.Zuiko 30mm f/3.5 vs. 60mm f/2.8 macro – The complete comparison

The Olympus M.Zuiko 60mm f/2.8 was one of the very first lenses we bought after purchasing the OM-D E-M5 back in 2013. Before then, I’d been using …

Affinity Photo image editing app is now out for Windows

If you're looking for a much affordable alternative to Photoshop for Windows, you may want to check out this indie-made image editor. Affinity Photo, the same program that won Mac App of the Year in 2015, is now officially available for Microsoft's OS. Its developers released a beta version for the …

Software

Google Photos gets legitimate image editing tools

Google Photos is getting a ton of new features today just in time for holiday photo sharing. Aside from the new PhotoScan app, there are several new features aimed at helping your photos look better and making themed movies easier to create than ever.<p>First up, Google Photos has a new suite of …

Consistently Capture Sharp Images

Two over-arching qualities separate a good image from a bad one—the technical and the aesthetic. Aesthetic qualities include things like good …

Announcing the winners of USA Landscape Photographer of the Year 2016

USA Landscape Photographer of the Year 2016 Winners<p><i>Sunrise light illuminates Mount Rainier as it rises above low clouds, seen from high above Tipsoo</i> …

Death Valley National Park: Photographing the Desert in Winter

Death Valley: Photographing the Desert in Winter<p>Rating: 0 based on 0 Ratings<p>October 8, 2016 By Bill Sharpsteen<p>Death Valley: Photographing the Desert …

National Parks

Keegan is an Online A.I. Photo Coach Who Critiques Your Photos

Want to have your photos critiqued… by a computer? Keegan is a new online personal photo coach that can do that. Show Keegan one of your photos, and …