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Light Stalking Photography Community Blog

Hyperfocal distance, much like the “Sunny 16 Rule,” is one of those things that has arguably lost some relevance in the age of digital photography; …

Landscape Photography

Canon’s Humorous ‘Never Again’ Ads Show Why You Should Print Your Photos

Canon has launched a lighthearted new advertising campaign for its PIXMA line of printers. Titled “Never Again,” the series of short 30-second …

Long-Exposure Photos of California Wildfires at Night

For the past few wildfire seasons in Southern California, Los Angeles-based photographer Stuart Palley has taken his camera out into the hills to …

Light Stalking Photography Community Blog

As another week passes us by in the world of photography, we find Toad Hollow Photography looking far and wide for the very best links to tutorials, …

Photography

The Moth: Johannesburg’s Hidden World - Photographs by Fredrik Lerneryd | LensCulture

In the heart of Johannesburg, mere minutes away from the city’s central train station, an enigmatic sign looms: “MOTH.”<p>Although hundreds and thousands of people pass it every single day, most have no awareness of what goes on inside. In fact, it is a rudimentary shelter for over 400 people. One …

Africa

Portraits of a Baby Boy and Bulldog Who Were Born on the Same Day

Chicago-based photographer Ivette Ivens has been shooting a heartwarming series of portraits of her son and dog and the special bond they share. The …

THE SHOT: The Ouzoud Waterfalls

When you visit a remote location, as we often do in our pursuit of wilderness and landscape images, you never know what to expect. The waterfalls of Ouzoud, Morocco, a small town in the middle of nowhere, were no different. We typically rent a car when traveling for photography, but this time …

Canon Just Unleashed an ISO 4,000,000 Camera

Whoa. Canon dropped a bombshell this morning by announcing the new Canon ME20F-SH, a multi-purpose camera that has a maximum ISO <i>of over 4,000,000</i>. …

Light Stalking Photography Community Blog

From a small, transparent glossy circle to a looking glass that reflects surroundings, water drops fascinate photographers and viewers. We see them …

Tutorials

The Rule of Thirds in Real Life: 21 Perfectly

It’s a popular saying: “Rules are made to be broken.” But this is only half true, and something that beginners in photography should be wary of. Yes, …

Photography

The 9 Common Species of Amateur Photographers

Thanks to digital cameras and smartphones the world of amateur photography has evolved. The evolution of the common photographer has branched out …

Photography

Photos of an Unusual Pet Family Are a Hit Online

An unusual family of animals is winning hearts on Instagram. The account @bob_goldenretriever has attracted over 77,000 followers so far by regularly …

Golden Retriever

A Different Kind of Architecture Photography

Great architecture photography often looks a <i>certain</i> way. Visit the Popular page for the City & Architecture category on 500px and the architecture …

Photography

5 Steps to Making a Magical Animal-Filled Forest with Photoshop

Before I get into the nitty gritty details of how this piece came together, I would just like you all to take a minute to appreciate how very …

Some Nikon D750s Have a Shutter Issue That Causes Shading, Nikon Warns

Nikon has issued a new service advisory for the D750 DSLR, warning owners that some cameras may have a shutter defect that causes shading in a …

How to Add Special Effects in Photoshop

Description<p>Getting Started<p>To create an awesome final product, we use multiple images from a recent photoshoot. They are available for download in the …

Photoshop Tutorials

Light Stalking Photography Community Blog

The topic of lenses seems to pose an ongoing dilemma for every photographer out there. Besides the fact that there are hundreds of designs, more than …

Digital Photography

Field Testing the Canon 5DS R in Botswana, Africa

Abraham Joffe of Untitled Film Works released this 3-minute video showing photographer Denis Glennon field testing the new Canon 5DS R by capturing …

These Gorgeous Landscape Images Will Take Your Breath Away

Finn Beales is a photographer with an amazing amount of talent. The Award-winning lensman is based in the Black Mountains of Wales. He travels to …

Photography
Inland Empire

‘Denali’: Photographer Ben Moon’s Touching Tribute to His Beloved Dog

The short film above, titled “Denali,” is photographer Ben Moon‘s beautiful and touching tribute to his dog Denali, who passed away last year at the …

Humor: What if Hitmen Were Asked to Work for Free?

Photographers often get asked to shoot for free in exchange for experience, exposure, future work, and images for their portfolio. What if a hitman …

Digital Photographer

Wales

How to do Frequency Separation Portrait Retouching in Photoshop

Portrait retouching may be accomplished using many different methods. Still, how often have you seen a portrait image that has been retouched to the …

These Time-Lapses Show How Beauty Retouching is Done for High-End Campaigns

Want to see how the world’s biggest fashion and beauty magazines retouch their photos? Here’s a set of time-lapse videos that show many hours of …

The Online Depth of Field Simulator is Now Available as a Free Android App

A couple of months ago, we featured a helpful little web app called the Bokeh Simulator and Depth of Field Calculator. The website allows …

I’m the Resident Photographer on the First Ever Photo Reality TV Show

Every career has a reality TV show nowadays, from chefs to pawn brokers, but what about photographers? When I was asked to be the resident …

5 Tips for Shooting Better Photos of Your Kids

<i>Editor’s note: Elena Shumilova is a mother and photographer based in Russia who became a viral sensation online after sharing her remarkable photos</i> …