Lauren Poole

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Photos of Children From Around the World With Their Most Prized Possessions

Chiwa – Mchinji, Malawi<p>Shot over a period of 18 months, Italian photographer Gabriele Galimberti‘s project <i>Toy Stories</i> compiles photos of children …

Beyond Sochi: Photos Of Russia By Russians

The gap between how foreigners view Russia and how Russians view themselves is wide and as old as the country itself.<p>Russian photographer Valeriy Klamm felt that foreign photojournalists who came to work in his country arrive with the pictures they want to send back home already in their head: …

The Next Big Thing: Social Media Designed For Photographers

Want to get more leads in a specific area of your business? Have you heard of PhotogRefers.com? The next big social media platform for photographers …

The Inner Monologue Of A Non-Runner

By Kara Nesvig,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1hDxZaG<p>Step 1: Lace up sneakers. It’s OK, Kara, you can do this. You’ve been eating so much shit …

RAW Beauty Talks: Empowering Portraits of Women Without Make Up or Photoshop

If you browse around online, even if you stay away from the magazine covers with their models liquified into long-legged oblivion, you will be …

Should Photographers Accept Bitcoin as Payment?

Enthusiasts of bitcoin, the electronic cryptocurrency, have more ways than ever to spend their digital cash. But should professional photographers …

The Rule of Equivalent Exposure (With Quick Quiz)

The camera is a fascinating tool. It’s amazing how a camera can freeze a moment in the present and lets you savour it in the future. While it may …

18 Things Women Shouldn’t Have To Justify

By Brianna Wiest,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/KnLZsJ<p>1. Putting themselves first. When Barbara Walters asked Michelle Obama if it were selfish …

Wedding Photography Workflow Tips

Running a successful photography business is a juggling act. There’s so much more to it than simply taking pictures. Without a solid business plan …

Mike Spitz: Medicated for your Protection – Portraits of Mental Illness

One of the truest things a photographer can do is to capture is the world that he or she is familiar with. That world is unique to the artist and the …

Using Flashes to Create Light That Looks Natural

Back in college, I was taught there were two ways to light a subject with strobes or flashes. You can make the light part of the story of the image, …

22 Signs You Have A Soul Sister

By Kate Bailey,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1hQseFs<p>1. “God made us friends because he knew our moms couldn’t handle us as sisters” is a quote you …

30 Before 30: The Professional Guide They Forgot To Give You

By Adrienne Wallace,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/19PVAP4<p>Hey younger self,<p>I’ve been working in PR for well over a decade, even more if I use my …

21 Abstract Images of Christmas Lights

Reversing Rings: Macro Photography On The Cheap

Winter can be a somewhat down time for many photographers. Wedding and Outdoor Portrait seasons are mostly done, and this leaves many of us with a …

Cameras

How to Get Genuine Feedback On Your Photographs

When you start getting into photography, it's very easy to get swept up in the awesomeness and friendliness of the online photography community. …

4 Tips for Creating Compelling HDR Photography

HDR tends to have a bad name in the world of photography. Type the words ‘HDR photography' into google images and you'll get an idea why. Florescent …

Night Photography Essentials: Must-Have and Must-Do

<i>All images in this post were created by Matt Hill and used with permission.</i><p>Have you been intrigued by all of those mind-bending night photography …

How to Cleanly Remove the Bottom of a Bottle: Product Photography Trick

Having the bottom of a bottle removed by a professional could cost anywhere from 50-60 dollars apiece. This is probably because the process involves …

Photography Tips

Using The DMCA To Stop the Copyright Infringement of Your Photos

Over the years I have been finding more and more of my photos being used on the Web without my permission. This is a quick guide to detecting and …

Battle of Gettysburg Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July, 1863

How To Improve an Image with 2 Steps in Photoshop Using Screen Mode

A Guest Post by Sergey Sus/ Today I want to share a very simple way for improving a photo without having to change the exposure. I use this method …

Photos of Diet Wiegman’s Mind-Blowing Shadow Sculptures

Voted “The Most Brilliant Artist of the Netherlands” in 2009, Dutch artist Diet Wiegman is a master of his craft. But of all the amazing creations he …

4 Strong Tips for Reigniting your Love Affair with Photography

For many of us, photography goes beyond a hobby, it becomes a passion, an addictive high that we must obtain at every opportunity. The joy of …

Merge to 32 bit - HDR technique comparisons

HDR is an often discussed and debated subject in photography circles. There’s much talk about “bad” HDR, or a whether or not one should even do it in …

Tutorials

Why Picky Clients are a Good Thing

A new client walked into my studio with her three little children, the eldest of which had a session. The little girl was all dressed-up, but very …