Laura Bentley

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The Camera Store Shares Its Picks for Best and Worst Cameras and Lenses of 2013

Everybody is coming out with their editor’s choices and best of’s and holiday gift guides, but The Camera Store added another facet to their “best of …

Tips for photographing star trails at night

Quick Astrophotography Primer for First Time Photographers of the Night Sky

If you’ve never attempted to photograph the night sky, be it a constellation or a planet, the idea may seem daunting. You may think that you need a …

Tips for Better Close-Up and Macro Photography

Close-up or macro photography is just as much technique as it is luck. That’s what makes it fun and unpredictable. It’s an excellent way to test your …

How to Get Great Prints from your Digital Darkroom

One of the great joys of digital photography is the ability to quickly and simply produce large, stunning prints from the comfort of your own home, …

Tutorials

Smoke on the water: explosive landscapes - in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2013/jun/06/harry-cory-wright-explosive-landscapes-pictures<p>720<p>Photographer Harry Cory Wright has …

How to Blend Exposures to Enhance Your Composition

Exposure blending is a popular technique often used to create high dynamic range photography. This article is about using the same technique but for …

Tutorials

Undoctored Abstract Aerial Photos of the World’s Largest Beta Carotene Farm

Australian engineer turned photographer Steve Back has been working for several years to put together the completely un-edited images you see here. …

Star Trails and the Best of Light Stalking this Week

Each week we compile the best articles posted to Light Stalking, weekly photo contests, notable forum topics and great shots uploaded by our rapidly …

Landscape Photography

Make your Photos Sparkle with GIMP

A Guest Contribution by Anotherphotograpbynoob.com. What this tutorial will show you In short: how I made the photo on the right become the photo on …

Tutorials

6 Winning Ways to Work Wide

Today Joe Decker shares some tips on wide angle photography. One of the first lens purchases aspiring landscape photographers typically made is a …

Photography

Wacom Announces ‘Bamboo Loop,’ a Fun Photo Messaging App

Wacom — the same company that brings Photoshop artists and big spenders products like the 24HD Touch — announced today that it is making an addition …

Understanding EOS: A Beginner’s Guide to Canon EOS Cameras

To those of you new to photography, your Canon EOS camera is bound to seem complicated. There are so many controls, buttons, wheels, and dials. How …

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Alter Perspective in Your Photographs

Perspective control lenses are as vital to the architectural photographer as their cameras, the ability to control converging verticals in this …

Tutorials

Clipping Magic Helps You Easily Remove Picture Backgrounds

Here’s a tool you may not have heard about but may useful at some time in the future. It’s called Clipping Magic, and it’s designed to remove …

7 Photography eBooks Every Photographer Should Read

While there are countless eBooks out there on photography, it can be a daunting task to filter through them all. Which books are worth their price …

Landscape Photography

95 Amazing Photography Links

It's been a really exciting week in the world of photography and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching everywhere for the very best links to …

Photography

5 Tips for Better Sunset Photography

Let’s wrap up our discussion of sunset photography with some tips that don’t warrant their own articles but are still valuable additions to your …

Landscape Photography

Stunning Wide-Angle Photographs of the Interior Architecture of La Sagrada Família

Photographer Clement Celma has an entire section of his site dedicated to photographing the architecture of Spanish architect Antoni Gaudí. And when …

Look/13: Liverpool photography festival gets introspective

"We've worked very hard on learning from our experience of two years ago," says Patrick Henry, the director of Look/13, Liverpool's second biennial …

Look/13: the Liverpool international photography festival – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/uk/the-northerner/gallery/2013/may/16/look13-liverpool-photography-festival-in-pictures<p>720<p>Pictures from Liverpool's second …

JPEGmini, the Tool That Shrinks Your JPEGs, Is Now Available for Windows

JPEGmini has been around for a while now, as a web-interface as well as a standalone app for Mac OS. The clever software that shrinks your JPEG files …

Light Painting Part Two - Photoshop

In Part One of the Light Painting Tutorial I went over how to do the photography part: equipment, camera settings, set up, lighting, potential …

Tutorials

Case Study: An Example of One Photographer's Workflow

If you like taking photographs like I do, either for the pleasure of it or for the living, you must have dozens and dozens of thousands of pictures …

How To Photograph Dragonflies

A Guest Contribution by Steve Berardi from PhotoNaturalist. Dragonflies are among the most photogenic insects. They usually have bright contrasting …

Photography

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Extreme Plane Spotting at Maho Beach, Saint Martin

Located on the Dutch side of the Caribbean island of Saint Martin (i.e., Sint Maarten) is the famous Maho Beach. While it has the characteristic …

Extreme Signage: Australia's Emergency "Softstop" System, Made from Water and Light

The problem with driving the same route, day after day, is that it becomes easy for commuters to stop paying attention. They know the route so well …

Australia