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Real Lens Flare – Done The Right Way

INTRODUCTION<p>Sony A7II – Leica 50mm Summilux ASPH – Shot at f/1.4<p>For those who know me or follow my work, you know this article is one that has been a …

Tilt-shift

The 5 best exercises for lower back pain

Back pain is a very common ailment. So it's no surprise that, as chiropractors, we're often asked, "What can I do to relieve my lower back …

Two weeks in Sri Lanka

For all of Sri Lanka's cultural treasures and natural riches, the resilience and kindness of its everyday people are its greatest assets.<p>Despite a history of civil war and the setbacks of 2004's tsunami and more recent brutal flooding, Sri Lankans are determined and optimistic. They're proud of …

Asia Travel

10 Ways to Hack the Latest Items from IKEA’s New Spring Collection

February has been dubbed the month of love, and we’re definitely feeling the love (and a little lust) toward IKEA’s Spring 2016 collection. The new pieces totally nail the urban jungle bug that we’re all obsessed with, while still maintaining the rustic Scandi aesthetic we saw in their SKOGSTA …

Chemicals

18 IKEA Storage Hacks for Every Room in the House

Some of the best things about IKEA products are their versatility and endless storage capabilities. Sure, you can hack the RAST and the KALLAX, which make great storage units on their own, but that doesn’t mean you can’t put them — and dozens of other IKEA items — to work in other creative or …

IKEA

5 Things I Learned from Doing a 365 Photo Project

365 projects. It seems that most photographers attempt one at least once. It’s a massive commitment, but you can make it easier on yourself and get a …

Georgia: Old Tbilisi - Decaying Beauty, or Birth of a Tourist Trap?

T<p>ourism, is big business. Big enough to change culture itself. Where there is a buck to be made, it will be made – as fast and as efficiently as …

Jessica Hynes: Tbilisi or bust

Jessica Hynes wanted churches, art, poetry. Her sister? Not so much. Would they get through their city break to the Georgian capital without squabbling?<p>The last time I travelled with my sister Zoe was a trip to Turkey 17 years ago. She beat all the men off the backgammon table, I tried to hire a …

7 Things I Learned From Shooting One Portrait a Day for a Whole Year

Essentially conceived as a New Year’s resolution, I gave myself the challenge of producing one portrait every single day during 2013. I’ve had a …

What You Can Learn From Three Influential Street Photographers

Street photography continues to be a growing area in the industry. More and more people enjoy it and are learning how hard it is to get it right. …

Lightroom Walk Through - Event Photography Workflow with Phil Steele

Phil Steele is a well-known and respected photography educator. In this video tutorial he walks you through exactly how he works through the …

17 Lessons Henri Cartier-Bresson Has Taught Me About Street Photography

<i>As this article is very long, I recommend reading this by saving it to Pocket or Instapaper. All photos in this article are copyrighted by Henri</i> …

How To Build An Uber Strong Ring Light For $25

OK, OK, I am a sucker for ring lights, don’t hate me. This build by DIY Perks combines the benefits of LED lighting (i.e. bright, continuous, cool) …

Over 300 Adobe Lightroom Presets from Shutter Pulse

An extensive bundle of professional Adobe Lightroom presets for download.<p>The friendly team of Shutter Pulse has collected an extensive list of their …

Inspiration: An Hour-Long Interview with Renowned Portrait Photographer Sandro Miller

Sandro Miller, known simply as Sandro to most of the photography world, is a portrait photographer who has been creating images for over three …

Introducing the Easy Preset System for Lightroom

I have always been a bit skeptical about using presets in any image editing software. A preset always produces vastly different results when applied …

Tutorials

Pair of Photographers Do a 'Shoot the Shooter' Style Series All Over the World

While the selfie may be all the rage and indelibly part of our shot options, it still does not compare with an actual person taking a photo of you. …

5 Must-do Things in Ljubljana With Kids

The capital of Slovenia might be small in terms of size but it's quality over quantity that makes Ljubljana special. It has everything you need, it is easily accessible, intimate and it quickly makes you believe you know its every nook and cranny. That is precisely why it is a perfect destination …

European Travel

The Art of Mindful Photography

I often find myself acting out a similar pattern: As soon as I see an especially poignant scene, I reach for my iPhone to capture it.<p>Photos can be a wonderful way of sharing meaningful experiences with others, but I worry that my attempts to document the moment make being present in it a challenge. …

Essay: I Hate Wedding Photography

Reprinted with special permission from Anne Almasy and Dedpxl.<p>“I’m a wedding photographer,” I told the woman sitting across from me. She clapped her …

Having a Plan in Wedding Photography

If you’re in the profession of wedding photography, you know that weddings are a disaster waiting to happen. Many people are unaware that it takes a …

Quick Tips from a Professional Wedding Photographer

Having a wedding is a major life event that brides and grooms will cherish for the rest of their lives. Because of the inherent beauty and …

15 Tips for More Powerful Portraits

en_US<p>article<p>15 Tips for More Powerful Portraits<p>https://digital-photography-school.com/15-tips-powerful-portraits/<p>Digital Photography …

Don't Pose, Give Direction

If you are a lifestyle photographer one of your jobs is to make your images look natural- not stiff, not awkward, and definitely not staged. <b>Your</b> …

How a 365 Project Changed My Life

Just over a year ago, photography was my most precious hobby. I really enjoyed it and took photos fairly often, but I felt that if I wanted to take …