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How to Win Photo Contests

<b>Ruin, San Diego, California, 28 July 1996.</b> This image has won first prize in every contest in which it's been entered. I shot it with my Linhof …

Review: The BenQ SW2700PT Is a Perfect Monitor for Photo Editing

The BenQ SW2700PT monitor is a hard sell on paper to those that only look at pixel count. At just over $600, it teeters on the edge of premium …

Thinking About An Online Portfolio, Here's A Quick Look At Adobe Portfolio

While some photographers were less than pleased with Adobe’s move to a subscription service for Photoshop, there are some bonuses to it.<p>Firstly, of …

Review: Aluminium Dibond from Zor.com

Today I’m testing out a direct to aluminum print from Zor.com, which is supposed to bring out vibrant colors and incredible image clarity. The 3mm …

3 Quick Steps to Beautiful Long Exposure Photography

Long Exposure Photography has become a popular niche and one that I often mention. It’s a technique that has the potential to take your photography …

Landscape Photography

What’s the Difference Between Contrast-Detection & Phase-Detection AF? Watch This Video & Find Out

Focusing speed and precision are key considerations when buying a new camera. Some models use a phase-detection autofocus (AF) system, while others …

Shutter to Think: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Camera Shutters but Were Afraid to Ask

Of all the components of a camera, few are as iconic as the shutter. The name of this magazine is testimony to that.<p>However, it’s not likely you tax …

High ISO vs. Slow Shutter Speed: What Works Best for Low-Light Photography Without Flash? (VIDEO)

Low-light photography is all about compromises, especially when shooting with natural light. You can use high ISO settings to arrive at a proper …

The Most Important Thing to Do Before Sharpening Your Images

The Internet is full of articles and videos telling you what technique will revolutionize the way you add sharpness to your images, but almost none …

Here’s How to Print Your Photographs and Get the Best Possible Results (VIDEO)

While most photographers spend considerable time mastering techniques for capturing and editing their images, very few are equally concerned with …

Détourer une image

Pour détourer une image, c'est-à-dire extraire un sujet d'un fond, il existe trois méthodes possibles que nous présentons dans cet article.<p>Avec …

Light and Metering with Fujifilm Cameras

Light for us photographers is our raw material. How we use it dictates the look of the resulting photographs. How to measure light and effectively …

How to Shoot the Best Blue-Hour Photos: Tips & Techniques for Pre-Sunrise & Post-Sunset Images

This may be strange to hear from a travel photographer, but I can make a case that location isn’t everything—light is. And I’d build my argument on …

A Comprehensive Guide to Creating a Gorgeous Wine Bottle Product Shot

This incredibly well thought out and carefully executed shot is an awesome lesson in not only designing an intriguing product photography shot that …

The Complete Guide to Long Exposure Photography is On Special for the Next Week

We just wanted to give you a heads up that The Complete Guide to Long Exposure Photography by Kent Default is on special for Light Stalking readers …

How to Stack Silhouettes in Photoshop Using Blending Modes

Here’s a 5-minute video by Tony & Chelsea Northrup that will teach you how to use Photoshop to stack multiple exposures of a moving silhouetted …

How to Photograph a White Product on a White Background

Shooting clear or white products on a white balance can be tricky. In this video, photographer David Patino (www.davidpatino.com) shows you how it's …

Shoot for the stars - The beginner's guide to astrophotography

I’m not really a big astrophotographer, the skies are just too bright around here most of the time. I’ve dabbled with it here and there, but never …

HOW TO GO VIRAL AS A PHOTOGRAPHER.

Dear friend,<p>I’m gonna give you some contrarian (not ‘common-sense’) advice on how to become a viral photographer — someone whose message, ideas, and …

Street Photography

C’est le moment de s’intéresser aux maisons de vacances des Baléares

REPORTAGE - À Minorque, les Anglais ont longtemps dominé le marché immobilier, tout comme dans le nord de Majorque, mais les Français arrivent en …

Three Basic Lighting Techniques That Apply to Anything

Lighting is equal parts art and science. The science part often comes in understanding how different surfaces absorb and reflect light and how that …

Photogs New To ‘Manual’ Mode: How To Identify Ideal Exposure In 3 Shots Or Less

<b>If you’re a budding photographer</b> who’s keen to transition out of ‘auto’ mode and into ‘manual’ mode, this latest tutorial from Philadelphia …

Best Camera Settings for Landscape Photography

It's no wonder that landscape photography is so popular...For starters, it's an accessible given that we're surrounded by landscapes big and small …

Landscape Photography

Pushing Photographic Boundaries - Insane Abstract and HDR Street Photography

Trust me, You've Yet to Witness Multi-Exposure Techniques Like <i>This</i><p><b>Who's the Photographer?</b><br>Michael Lee is a British visual artist, living and working …

What's the most important feature in an LED light

Over the last few weeks, we shared a series of videos covering almost everything there is to know about buying LEDs and creating some basic lighting …

See How Sue Bryce Recreates Her Natural Light Style Using Profoto B1’s

Sue Bryce is in the business of making women look and feel beautiful. Her name has become synonymous with natural light and modern glamour …

Natural Light

An Alien Landscape in Volcanic Lanzarote

Yuri Andries’s series “In Memory of a Monolith” is set in the volcanic landscape of Lanzarote, the easternmost of the Canary Islands, off the coast …

The complete LED lighting kit you can get for $150

If you’re looking for a lighting setup to build on a budget, Caleb Pike from DSLR Video Shooter has a useful video for you. In his latest tutorial, …

Long Exposure Photography Tips You Don't Want to Miss

One look at a long exposure landscape photo like the one above, and I'm sure you're salivating at the thought of creating something so beautiful.I …

Landscape Photography

U.S. Nuclear Bomb Test Footage is Now On YouTube

Between 1945 and 1962, the United States conducted 210 atmospheric nuclear bomb tests. For each of those tests, the government used multiple cameras …