Kenneth Olson

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6 Lighting Tutorials from Joe McNally

At the time of writing this post it is a gorgeous spring day and I have no doubt our readers are out shooting and enjoying it. If you have opted to …

Faster And Better - The Best Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts

Not to be overly dramatic, but keyboard shortcuts can– and will– change your life. Okay, maybe it’s a little overly dramatic after all, but I’m not …

Balancing Flash and Ambient Light Using an Incident Light Meter

Balancing Flash and Ambient Light Using an Incident Light Meter - step by step help on how to set up and use an incident light meter to balance …

Real or Fake? GoPro Survives Fall from an Airplane, Crash Lands in a Pigpen

Here’s something crazy to help you shake off the gear fever all of this morning’s announcements probably induced. This footage supposedly captures …

10 Alternatives To Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom And Adobe’s Creative Cloud

<i>Guest post by Jeff Colburn</i><p>As most photographers know, Adobe is moving all of its software to the Creative Cloud, or CC. Some people call it the …

Your 2014 Photo Business Plan: Create a Marketing Plan (Step #3)

<i>This is the third blog post from a new series to help you create a business plan in 2014 using our guide The 2014 Photo Business Plan Workbook.</i> …

Your 2014 Photo Business Plan: Follow Up with Old Clients (Step #9)

<i>This is the final blog post from a new series to help you create a business plan in 2014 using our guide The 2014 Photo Business Plan Workbook.</i> …

Your 2014 Photo Business Plan: Create an Advisory Group (Step #8)

<i>This is the eighth blog post from a new series to help you create a business plan in 2014 using our guide The 2014 Photo Business Plan Workbook.</i> …

Your 2014 Photo Business Plan: Get Social (Step #7)

<i>This is the seventh blog post from a new series to help you create a business plan in 2014 using our guide The 2014 Photo Business Plan Workbook.</i> …

Your 2014 Photo Business Plan: Build Your SEO (Step #6)

<i>This is the sixth blog post from a new series to help you create a business plan in 2014 using our guide The 2014 Photo Business Plan Workbook.</i> …

Your 2014 Photo Business Plan: Tune Up Your Website (Step #5)

<i>This is the fifth blog post from a new series to help you create a business plan in 2014 using our guide The 2014 Photo Business Plan Workbook.</i> …

Your 2014 Photo Business Plan: Fix Your Finances (Step #4)

<i>This is the fourth blog post from a new series to help you create a business plan in 2014 using our guide The 2014 Photo Business Plan Workbook.</i> …

Your 2014 Photo Business Plan: Determine Your Audience & Addressable Market (Step #2)

<i>This is the second blog post from a new series to help you create a business plan in 2014 using our guide The 2014 Photo Business Plan Workbook.</i> …

Your 2014 Photo Business Plan: Define Your Product & Services (Step #1)

<i>This is the first blog post from a new series to help you create a business plan in 2014 using our guide The 2014 Photo Business Plan Workbook.</i> …

Creating HDR Images the Right Way

You start the process of creating a tone-mapped LDR image by merging all your source images into a single 32-bit HDR image. We all know that. Maybe …

Hands-on Photo Tip: Photomatix Pro 5 'Fusion Real-Estate' Method

Real-estate photographers are confronted with many situations where they need to capture the interior of a room and the view out of the windows in a …

Real Estate

Five Minutes to Realistic HDR using Lightroom and a 32-Bit Plugin

Five Minutes to Realistic HDR using Lightroom and a 32-Bit Plugin - step by step on how to do HDR in under 5 minutes and spend less than $150

Review: Sony A7

The big box arrived on my doorstep about a month ago. Inside rested the Sony A7, one of the company’s latest offerings that has shifted the industry. …

Top 10 Tips for Family Photo Poses

In both studio and on-location photography, the right family poses make the difference between stunning memories and forgettable snapshots. Most …

Top 10

Rumor: Sony Has ‘Non-Bayer’ Sensors in the Works, Might Arrive as Soon as 2015

It’s been a little while since we’ve seen fit to report on a rumor. Most of what has passed through the rumor mill of late has either not been …

Google barge on 'hiatus' amid scrutiny from two agencies

No VIPs will be checking out Google Glass onboard the floating structure until at least late spring after the Coast Guard and another public agency raised concerns about Google's plans.<p>Whether it's a Google Glass store or a showroom for all things Google X, one thing is clear: No one will be …

San Francisco

Honduras-Spec 1994 Toyota Land Cruiser KZJ77

This 1994 Toyota Land Cruiser is the first left-hand-drive example we have seen in North America since it was imported from Honduras and not the …

Bugs and Spiders Disguised as Poop, Leaves, and Each Other

Insects and spiders wear the best, most elaborate costumes around. Better, even, than Lady Gaga and her cracked-out impersonations of futuristic …

DSLR vs. Micro 4/3 Cameras: Which is right for you?

Micro 4/3 cameras have become an extremely popular topic of discussion because they are not only smaller and lighter than most DSLRs on the market, …

Cameras

Ford Got Sienna Miller To Do The World Debut Of The New Mustang

“I do love an American accent.”<p>That’s the only line Sienna Miller says in this spot unveiling the all-new 2015 Ford Mustang. It’s really the only thing she needs to say—this car has been hyped all year, and the response so far from the car guys has been positive.<p>Not that the guys at Ford didn’t …

The 2015 Ford Mustang wants to conquer the world

But can it conquer its competition?<p>"The Mustang is the essence of Ford on a good day." So says Ford global marketing vice president Jim Farley, who's in charge of the sixth-generationMustang. Whether he means this or it's a case of accidental honesty, he's exactly right. The Mustang is Ford, for …

Which smartphone has the best camera? - in pictures

Photographer Dan Rubin examines the results from his in-depth comparison of the iPhone 5s, Sony Xperia Z1, Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom and Nokia Lumia 1020 cameras.

How to Capture a Silhouette

Photography is not so much about taking pictures as it is about creating art from within the known universe. Unlike traditional forms of expression …