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Photography 101: Here’s Why, When, and How to Use Lens Hoods (VIDEO)

One of the most misunderstood and overlooked of photo accessories is, without a doubt, the lowly lens hood. At best, most photographers simply take …

Photography

Photo Basics: 7 Ways You Are Using Your Camera WRONG!

If you’re a beginner photographer or even if you just need a quick refresher course on some photography basics, the below video from B&H Photo's …

Photography

3 Incredibly Easy Tips For Better Night Photography

I absolutely love night photography. I can remember the first time I took some night time photos and I was blown away by what I saw through the …

Bite Size Tips: The Misty Water Effect

Have you ever wondered how to get that magical, dreamy, mist-like effect in your images when shooting any flowing water features like a waterfall or …

Get a Well-Exposed Landscape Photo Every Time With This One Simple Trick

If I had to choose my biggest complaint about landscape photography, it would probably be the difficulty in getting a well-exposed image.<p>You've been …

7 Jedi Mind Tricks Every Portrait Photographer Should Know

Jedi mind tricks are not just for Jedi. They’re for photographers too. Us portrait photographers face a difficult mission. We must form instant …

Accused Sex Cult Queen Allison Mack Tried to Recruit ‘Harry Potter’ Star Emma Watson

The ex-‘Smallville’ actress turned alleged Nxivm cult captain, who is attempting to reach a plea deal on sex-trafficking charges, reached out to …

Why April 9 Could Be the Biggest #DeleteFacebook Day in History

Facebook could find itself on the edge of a major shift.<p>A huge movement could hit Facebook next Monday. Mike Schroepfer, its chief technology …

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Tips on how to shoot close-up flowers

<b>Jacky Parker shares her top tips on how to get stunning images of close-up flowers</b><p>Despite being married to a photographer for over 30 years, I only …

Landscape Photography

How to capture epic wide-angle photos of trees

Trees invoke a sense of timelessness and grandeur. Most species grow for many centuries more than humans ever will—so let’s make trees look the part, …

Landscape Photography

Photo Basics: Watch This Crash Course on Using Your Camera’s Manual Mode for Better Photos (VIDEO)

You’ve probably heard someone boast that, “You’re not a real photographer until you switch your camera’s mode dial from Auto to Manual.” While we …

5 Reasons to Shoot in Raw Instead of JPEG

If you’re just getting started in digital photography, you may be wondering about the choice between shooting JPEG files and shooting in raw. Here’s …

Huge, mysterious object flying past Earth might be an alien spacecraft, scientists say

A huge object that flew past Earth might be an alien spacecraft, scientists have said.<p>Scientists had originally thought that the cigar-shaped object …

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8 Lessons Ansel Adams Can Teach You About Photography

Ansel Adams is one of the titans of photographic history. When I started as a photographer, I was primarily interested in landscape photography. I …

If you ever wondered what it was like to be taught by Ansel Adams, here's your answer

Ansel Adams is one of those legends of photography that most people have heard of. Whether they’re a photographer themselves or not, they know who he …

Artist manipulates photos into surreal and dreamlike scenes

Typically, when we feature Sarah DeRemer's artwork, we're weirded out by her animal mashups. But this time, we're going to peek into her dream …

Incredible Time-Lapse of Graffiti Artist Sofles Covering a Warehouse in Street Art

Australian graffiti artist Sofles creates a series of stunning works on the walls of an abandoned warehouse in this motion control time-lapse. The …

Art

The Strange World Of Manuel Archain, An Artist Who Photographs His Dreams

Thirty-one-year-old Manuel Archain is an emerging star in contemporary photography in Argentina, as Barbara Paltenghi Malacrida, curator of an exhibition of his work in Lugano, on the border of Italy and Switzerland, explains.<p>“Manuel Archain’s work,” says Malacrida, “concentrates on man as the …

LensCulture - Contemporary Photography

Just Released!<p>The Best of LensCulture, Vol 2<p>Here are 162 award-winning photographers you should know. These exciting contemporary photographers come from 38 countries on five continents, and they are making remarkable work right now in diverse cultures around the world. It’s fresh, inspiring, …

Photography

Broody octopus keeps record-breaking four-year vigil

<b>For four years and five months, she clung to the rock and guarded her eggs.</b><p>In a feat that surely made good use of all eight arms, an octopus revealed a new secret of deep sea life when ecologists observed her record-breaking behaviour from a robotic submarine.<p>This doubles the longest brooding time …

Essential Road Trip Wisdom

A good road trip involves a certain amount of improvisation. But the best ones require the right strategy and a few essentials. These eight pieces of advice will start you on the right path.<p>1. Arm your phone<p>The best app for a long haul is Roadtrippers, which will plan your route, estimate fuel …

How to Use Continuous Lighting: Light Sources

This is the first part of my series on continuous lighting. Here, I discuss the various types of artificial constant light sources you can use to …

Artist Continues to Photoshop Rescue Dogs to Help Find Them Homes

We were one of the first ones to help spread the word about artist Sarolta Ban's heartwarming project, <i>Help Dogs with Images</i>, and now we're happy to report that four out of the ten rescue dogs she's worked with have been adopted to loving homes! As you may know, Ban is a Photoshop master who's able …

Sky Photography Tips and Techniques

How many beautiful nature pictures have we all seen with little or none of the sky-scape? You may think of the sky as only some unavoidable …

Timeless Portrait Photography Tips by Wayne Radford

TIMELESS PORTRAITS is a supplement to NATURAL LIGHT PORTRAITURE and contains more images of recommended setups and diagrams that will help you create …

The Masters of Nature Photography book – in pictures

Wild horses of the Netherlands, red-crowned cranes dancing in the snow, the plight of a tortured chimpanzee and a polar panorama feature in the collection of wildlife images in the book published by the Natural History Museum<p>• Masters of Nature Photography by Rosamund Kidmane Cox - Guardian Bookshop

23 Amazing Labyrinths To Get Lost In

What is it about humans that make us love–and hate–being lost? Since the time of ancient Greece, we've been figuring out ways to entertain ourselves …

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3 Reasons to Shoot Vertical Aspect Landscapes and 6 Tips on How to Shoot Them

A Guest Contribution by Todd Sisson – author of our Landscape Photography eBook. The majority of landscape images are photographed in the horizontal …

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