John Lishamer

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What Type of Photographer Are You?

Before we go any further, let’s just say that as my somewhat podgy fingers pound the keyboard of my laptop, my tongue remains planted firmly in …

Adding These Three Elements to a Landscape Composition Can Make Your Shot Pop

One of the keys to stunning landscape photographs is so obvious that it is often overlooked. If you find your landscapes lacking in awe, try adding …

The Basics of Photography: L for Lighting

Lighting is something that is incredibly important to photography. In fact, the meaning of photography colloquially means to paint with light. But …

Photography by Sebastian Weiss

Fascinated by architecture, photography and mobile technology, Sebastian Weiss abstracts urban shapes and models a new uniqueness by underlining …

How to Photograph the Milky Way - A Detailed Guide for Beginners

Many travel and landscape photographers, including myself, try to avoid shooting scenery with a clear blue sky. As much as we like seeing puffy or …

Landscape Photography

Practical Tips To Build Your Street Photography Confidence

4 of the Most Common Photo Editing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

One of the best things that digital photography has given photographers is the "digital darkroom". I'll spare readers the boring, old spiel about how …

Five Reasons You Should be Shooting Pinhole Right Now

<i>This post by Jana Uyeda originally appeared on Jana-Obscura.com on March 17, 2014, and is being syndicated at The Phoblographer with the author’s</i> …

7 Cool Night Photography Tutorials For 7 Different Situations

Heading indoors after the sun sets deprives you of some wonderful photographic opportunities. From shooting the starry sky and the milky way to …

The Ultimate Guide to Bokeh

Bokehliscious photos. That is the ultimate goal for any photographer no matter the experience level. When "bokeh" is mentioned, the first thing that …

Depth Of Field

10 Photography Hacks that will Dramatically Improve Your Photos

Two new gizmos for DSLR slingin’ filmmakers! The Oh! Wow. Ring Light gives you pro looking lighting (without a Hollywood budget). Use the Focus Shifter to set your focal points before you shoot for...

Two new gizmos for DSLR slingin’ filmmakers!<p>The Oh! Wow. Ring Light gives you pro looking lighting (without a Hollywood budget).<p>Use the Focus Shifter …

Using Flash - A Basic Workflow

I’ve got news for you. Your flash is smarter than you are. Think about it? How long would it take you to read the ambient light of your scene and …

How to Use Metering in Your Photography

Sometimes, it can be quite uncanny just how accurately our camera meters are at getting the right exposure. The technology is highly sophisticated, …

6 of Lightroom's Hidden Treasures

6 of Lightroom's Hidden Treasures - virtual copy, soft proofing, smart previews, lights out, targeted adjustment, and visualize spots.

Lightroom

Robert Adams: the photographer who roved the prairies for 45 years

"In common with many photographers," writes Robert Adams in the introduction to The Place We Live, his retrospective at Jeu de Paume in Paris, "I began making pictures because I wanted to record what supports hope: the untranslatable mystery and beauty of the world. Along the way the camera also …

5 Tips for Photographers Who Want to Break Into The Fine Art Marketplace

Making the jump from a hobbyist to a professional artist takes not only skills as a photographer, but also requires a good deal of business smarts …

Understanding the Sunny 16 Rule

Once upon a time during the film era of photography…photographers had to keep a light meter handy at all times so they could take readings to get …

Thinking of Getting Into Medium Format Cameras? Here's The Lowdown

Let’s start this article with a question. Why would anyone in this day and age want to buy a medium format camera? There are two answers to this – …

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Thinking of Ways to Market Your Photography? Try These for Starters

If you aspire to any substantial degree of success as a professional photographer, you’re going to have to make money. In order to make money, you …

Life Through a Leica

For nearly 70 years, Art Shay kept two things by his side: The love of his life, Florence, and a camera.<p>Published Dec. 23, 2013, at 2:15 p.m.<p>Over his …

Lightroom Quick Tip: Selecting Keepers with the Survey Mode

One very useful feature inside of Lightroom’s Library Module is the Survey mode. This is a fantastic tool to use when you have a photo-shoot filled …

5 DIY Photography Projects to Save You Money

Professionals and hobbyists alike realize that photography equipment is expensive. The high costs of gear and accessories is a fact of life for pros …

Peaceful Photography from Hungary

Adam Dobrovits is a photographer from Hungary and his photos are so beautiful and extremely peaceful. This may be a different view of Hungary that …

Photography

Useful Photography Tip #83: The Secrets Behind Making Your Images Look Sharper

<i>Want more Useful Photography Tips? Check them out here.</i><p>We recently received an email asking us about how we get our images to look expertly …

How I Use Collections in Lightroom

One of my absolute favorite features inside of Lightroom is the Collections panel. Collections allow the user to “collect” photos from different …

Your 2014 Photo Business Plan: Tune Up Your Website (Step #5)

<i>This is the fifth blog post from a new series to help you create a business plan in 2014 using our guide The 2014 Photo Business Plan Workbook.</i> …

Maja Wronska's Beautiful Watercolor Cityscapes

Brussels<p>New York City<p>Paris<p>Shanghai<p>Seattle<p>Maja Wronska, an architecture student Poland, paints striking watercolor images of cities around the world. …