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How to Calculate and Use Hyperfocal Distance for Better Landscape Photography

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

Deer Photobombs a Baby Photo Shoot, and a Magical Portrait is Born

A photographer in Louisiana recently shot a baby photo that was a lot more magical than she had planned. In the middle of the outdoor photo shoot, a …

Using Focus Stacking to Shoot Ultra-Sharp Photos of Household Objects

A few months ago, photographer Adam Flor and I embarked on a sweet project. The goal was to shoot items using different colored backgrounds and use …

Sharp Photography Tips & Techniques

There are lots of ingredients that go into making a spectacular photograph, but the most important is for the picture to be in sharp focus. Even the …

Landscape Photography

The Bowery for Leica

Then-and-Now Photos of Norway’s Landscapes Over the Past 100+ Years

“Tilbakeblikk” (“retrospective” in Norwegian) is a fascinating photo project that shows how Norway’s gorgeous landscapes have changed over the past …

Photography

Double Exposure Animal Portraits by Andreas Lie

Norwegian artist Andreas Lie blends verdant landscapes with photographs of animals, creating a subtle double exposure effect. Snowy mountains and …

This is How to Respond When People Ask You to Work for Free

Among photographers, the idea of working for “exposure” (i.e.. for free) is a hot button topic. It seems that every other week there's an example of …

These Are The Best Smartphone Camera Apps You Can Get Today

Recently, we suggested seven ways to take better shots with your smartphone. Although that article was a technical guide, we had a number of requests …

3 Tips for Finding Smaller Scenes

I recently returned from co-leading an enthusiastic group of photographers in Iceland, one of my favorite places for photography. Although Iceland is …

Landscape Photography

Quick Tip: 3 Ways to Master Your Use of Foregrounds

How often do you think about foregrounds? If you have a natural eye for composition, you might be including interesting foregrounds without even …