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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 …

Strange and beautiful things under a microscope – in pictures

A competition, now in its 43rd year, dedicated to showcasing the beautiful and bizarre as seen under a light microscope attracted over 2,000 entries from 88 countries. Here’s a selection of the winning and commended images from the 2017 Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition

Microscopes

Fashion Runway Photography: A Beginner's Guide

Fashion Runway Photography: A Beginner’s Guide<p>Rating:<p>5.00 based on 3 Ratings<p>October 6, 2017 By Michael Moodie<p>Fashion Runway Photography: A Beginner’s …

Landscape Photography

Going Professional: Best Tips for Establishing a Portfolio

Going Professional – Establishing a Portfolio<p>Rating:<p>5.00 based on 2 Ratings<p>October 4, 2017 By Jonathan Ma<p>Going Professional – Establishing a …

Street Photography

The Return of Yashica - Kickstarter Project to Launch October 10, 2017

Is 2017 the year of the retro technology comeback?<p>That appears to be the case with the recent announcement of a return of Yashica cameras to the …

PHOTOS: Michael Keane Apologises After Damaging £10,000 of Camera Equipment With Medicine Ball Throw

Everton and England defender Michael Keane was left red faced on Wednesday as he accidentally launched a medicine ball towards a group of …

Leica and Nikki Sixx team up on a limited edition camera

The founding member of Mötley Crüe gets his own Leica Q.<p>Author:<p>Staff<p>Publish date:<p>Photography enthusiast and Mötley Crüe founding member Nikki Sixx is …

Cameras

Low-light photography tips for capturing nocturnal animals

<b>Professional wildlife photographer Tesni Ward shares her low-light photography tips and reflects on her career so far.</b><p>There is no denying that being …

These Custom Hand Painted Backdrops are Great Additions to Your Studio

<i>All images by Kate Woodman via CustomCanvasBackdrop on Etsy</i><p>If you’re setting up your dream studio, I’m sure you’ll need a variety of backdrops for …

Watch How a DSLR Shutter Does Its Thing (Video)

Have you ever wondered about the technology that enables a DSLR’s shutter to open and close with the necessary speed and precision to create properly …

Cameras

Off-Duty Photographer Captures Powerful Moment of Prayer With Cops Outside Mandalay Bay Resort

It's often we see the best of humanity alongside the worst of humanity.<p>That is certainly what has happened in the hours and days since a gunman …

Photo Basics: Here Are the Best Camera Settings for Capturing Just About Any Scene Imaginable (VIDEO)

Today’s modern DSLRs and mirrorless cameras are truly wonders of technology, offering all the creative control necessary for handling just about any …

Two Helpful Shortcuts to Make Photoshop's Clone Stamp Tool More Useful

The Clone Stamp is the bread and butter tool for a lot of photographers, and rightfully so: it's a tremendously flexible and powerful feature that's …

Tutorials

How To Photograph Hummingbirds

I’m Kunito Imai, a nature photographer in Tokyo. I visited Trinidad and Tobago and Costa Rica to photograph hummingbirds. Here are some tips to …

Birds

How to create long exposure photos without a lens filter

You can produce amazing long exposure photography using the power of Photoshop--even if you don't own a lens filter.<p>I really enjoy shooting long …

Tutorials

Tips For Photographing Old Cars

Every now and again I find myself photographing lots of old cars, like during my trip to Cuba or at a classic car event. Vintage vehicles are so much …

Landscape Photography

An Effective Way to Blend Exposures Using Photoshop

Modern digital cameras have some pretty impressive dynamic range, but the world at large still has many scenes that are simply too much to capture at …

Tutorials

Photographing Auroras in Minnesota

This past week, Minnesota-based Photographer Rich Hoeg had the opportunity to photograph the aurora over Stewart Lake in Two Harbors, Minnesota. Hoeg …

Photography

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

'Are You More Interesting than Average?' in 5 Questions

What makes people interesting? And can it be learned?<p>Being an interesting person who commands attention is not easy in this 4G world of advancing technologies and diminishing attention span. And being interesting is good. Interesting people can draw others in, captivate and inspire. They can lead, …

Howard Schultz

This beginner's guide will have you shooting great landscapes in no time

Landscape photography means different things to different people. For some it’s about recording a memory of where they’ve been. For others it’s about …

The Worst Question You Can Ask When Learning Photography

When you're first starting out in photography, it can be difficult knowing which questions to ask, especially given the multiple facets of the …

Photography

Free Course: Developing Creativity

Illuminated Course Bundle – 55% Off<p>Create brilliant photographs in any lighting conditions.<p>For Limited Time Only<p>7Days6Hours8Minutes36Seconds<p>Find Out …

Top 10 WeeklyFstops: Leading Lines

Well, we did it. We have successfully started the weekly Fstoppers photo theme. It was not only great to see so many submissions, but the response …

Landscape Photography

How to Photograph White Wine on a Perfectly White Background

White wine in product photography can be easily made to glow and give a beautiful color and gradient through the glass. In this 9-minute tutorial, …

What Kodak Said About Digital Photography in 1975

In 1975, a 24-year-old engineer named Steven Sasson invented digital photography while working at Eastman Kodak by creating the world’s first digital …

Photography

Here’s Why One Photographer Says “Please Stop Asking About Camera Settings” (VIDEO)

Photo enthusiasts tend to have a love-hate relationship with camera settings when viewing an epic photo. Some are more concerned with the backstory …

5 Rarely Used Camera Settings

Lets talk about camera settings. The ones that are rarely used and are nestled down, hidden in your camera’s menu. Unless you read your manual from …

Landscape Photography

5 Ways to Change the Color of ANYTHING in Photoshop

They will look at the simple masked Hue/Sat adjustment layer, the Color and Hue blend modes, converting white (or black) to a color, targeting an …