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Use Beach Glass as an Awesome Medium for Photo Transfers

One of our popular posts back in 2011 was a quick video tutorial on how you can use Mod Podge to transfer photographs onto blocks of wood (we also …

Holho makes your tablet a video hologram projector

You might be familiar with those optical-illusion toys that let you place a small object into a gadget with two parabolic mirrors and project what looks like a 3D version of that object. Now, there's a higher-tech version on Kickstarter that's designed to work with smartphones and tablets.<p>The Holho …

Gear & Gadgets

With Shine, Misfit Says It Has Made a Wearable You’ll Actually Want to Wear

This week, a small, round, metal device will go on sale in the Apple Store. It has little lights on it. You snap it into a wristband or necklace, or …

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 …

Tutorials

The Science of Sweetness

Canon Brings Back the Pocket Camcorder with the WiFi-Enabled Vixia Mini

Canon has just very quietly released a new product that harkens back to the days of the Flip video camera. Like those camcorders, the brand new VIXIA …

How to Use a Neutral Density Filter for Dynamic Landscape Photography

Neutral density filters are used to block some of the light coming into the lens so that we can have longer exposure times than the available light …

7 Simple Ways a Blog Can Get You More Photography Clients

By Ramsay Taplin Are you a photographer who dreams of taking your photography business to the next level? Well, one of the things that creative …

Good Example of How to Raise Money on Kickstarter as a Photographer

Photographer Joseph D.R. OLeary had a wonderful idea, even if it was a bit different than your typical idea. He wanted to create a photographic …

Photography

Everything Wrong With ‘District 9’ In 3 Minutes Or Less

To help get us ready for <i>Elysium</i> coming to theaters this week, CinemaSins has released a new video that points out “Everything Wrong With <i>District 9</i> In …

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Trick Photography eBook and Video Course

1<p>An eBook Like No Other!<p>It comes with <i>295 pages of instruction</i>, <i>9 hours of how-to video tutorials</i>, and contains over <i>300 creative photographs</i> created by …

‘Some Rules For Students and Teachers’ by Sister Corita Kent and John Cage - The Fox Is Black

This is an oldie but a goodie. I was on Brain Picker the other day when I was re-reminded of this fantastic list of 10 rules for students and …

3 Steps to Gorgeous Landscape Images

A Guest Contribution by Todd Sisson – author of our Landscape Photography and Landscape Photography Post Processing eBooks. During the writing of …

Abstract Photography Tips and Techniques

Creating beautiful images is easier when you know a few photographic techniques. And that’s especially true for abstract photography. This short …

Landscape Photography

5 Tips for Capturing The Magic of Golden Hour Photography

One of the main things that all photographers strive for is to make their work stand out somehow. Obviously, there’s no shortage of photographers on …

Landscape Photography

Top wildlife photographers to share their secrets at WildPhotos 2013 – in pictures

More than 20 of the world's top wildlife and environmental photographers will gather in London this autumn to showcase their work and offer insight and advice during classes at the UK's largest wildlife photography show, WildPhotos 2013. Hosted by the zoologist and conservationist Mark Carwardine …

Gigapixel Photos of Famous Artworks Allow Viewers to Examine Pieces at Brushstroke Level

It’s not everyday you come across a Van Gogh original hanging on someone’s living room wall. Of course countless replicas have already been made so …

The Fuel3D Camera is the World’s First Point-and-Shoot, Full Color 3D Scanner

3D printing has made inroads into photography in many ways. From 3D-printed photos, to DIY flash diffusers, to a camera made entirely out of 3D …

One Small Bag of Skateboard Photography Equipment for Any Situation

Suppose you want to shoot on location but you don’t have access to a car or a crew to move equipment. Impossible? With the right setup, it doesn’t …

Night and Long Exposure Photography Tips and Techniques

Lightning Photography Tips<p>Lightning is dramatic, extremely fast, a challenge to photograph and potentially dangerous. There are various techniques …

5 Tips to Add Flavor to Your Landscape Photography

<i>Landscapes can have a magical impact on people.</i> Depending on the location, a landscape may instill a feeling of serenity or natural turmoil; it might …

Simulate Virtual Lighting Setups for Less with the New set.a.light 3D BASIC

Back in May, we shared a useful and interesting program called set.a.light 3D STUDIO. The software allowed users to test out lighting setups …

Beautiful Firework Photographs Captured Using Clever Camera Techniques

Firework photographs are generally pretty uniform in their appearance: a dark sky, glowing sparks that are either points or lines depending on …

7 Useful Post Ideas for Your Own Photography Blog

Once most photographers become serious about their craft — whether they are amateur, professional, or something in between — they usually start …

Keith Johnson: The Chosen Place and Celestial Navigation

Keith Johnson has been a long time photographer friend, in fact one of his photographs hangs in my house and I look at it on a daily basis, so in …

Perspective Play: 7 Photo Projects to Try

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>Perspective tricks aren’t just for David Blane and circus folk.<p>Aside from fun house gimmicks, crafty photographers …

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

The best news and culture images from around the world over the past seven days<p>First published on Sat 27 Jul 2013 08.38 EDT

Why are my Buildings Falling Over? A Short Guide to Perspective Distortion and Correction in Photography

A guest contribution by Misho Baranovic, co-developer of the Perspective Correct app and author of the iPhone Photography DPS eBook . I’ve read a lot …

Idea: Photograph Your City Skyline in the Reflection of a Lens

Here’s a neat photo idea: capture a city’s skyline in the reflection on the front of a camera lens. Photographer Christopher Anderson recently shot …