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How to Tell if You’re a Photography Geek

The first sign that you may be a photo geek is if you clicked on this link to see if you’re a photo geek. So what’s the difference between being …

How to Create Reflections in Photoshop

Great reflections can really make an image. The problem is, that like buses, there is never one when you need one. Of course these days it is …

Window and Door Photography Tips

There is something about doors and windows. Doors and windows tell us so much about the streets, about history, about culture—and they’re everywhere. …

Photos of Food That Will Make You Hungry

Food photography is a still life specialization of commercial photography, aimed at producing attractive photographs of food for use in …

8 Simple Ways to Improve Your Photography Skills Starting Today

“Practice makes perfect,” they say. It’s such a clichéd statement — most people probably roll their eyes when they hear it. Me too.<p>But guess what? …

Top 10 Photography eBooks | Popular Photography eBooks

1<p>Trick Photography eBook and Video Course<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</i> …

Nokia Lumia 1020: the camera review

<b>Nokia has really been pulling out all the stops to stand out from the crowd with its camera technology. In a market crowded with options, how does a</b> …

How to Get Creative with Aperture and Colour

You are probably already familiar with the effect of aperture on your images. If not, here’s a quick recap: for any given focal length and …

Amazing Close-up Photographs of the Human Eye and How to Make Them Yourself

The human eye is a pretty amazing apparatus; physiological functions and complexities aside, eyes are integral to non-verbal communication and …

Camera showdown: iPhone 5s vs. iPhone 5 vs. HTC One vs. Lumia 1020 vs. Galaxy S4

Nikon Reveals the AW1, the World’s First Waterproof and Shockproof Digital ILC

We told you yesterday to watch out for a “rugged” Nikon 1 announcement in the next 24-hours, and lo and behold, it happened. Introducing the Nikon 1 …

'This Is Where ...' We Show Off Your Photographs

For our second Public Square assignment, "This is Where," KPCC and NPR asked you to photograph a place with history, big or small. Here are some of our favorite Instagram images and stories.<p>Look out for the next theme in a few weeks and find us on Instagram. @NPR and @KPCC<p><i>Oʻahu, Hawaiʻi – Pali</i> …

The Ultimate Guide to Learning how to use Your first DSLR

In this guide we share tips on how to use a DSLR. It's perfect for beginner photographers with their first camera. You'll be taking great photos in …

Photography

Incredible Self Portrait Captured Under Melting Glacier

If you had to choose a few words to sum up 2013, selfies would be one of them. Facebook and other social media sites have become saturated in these …

These Are the Ways to put the WOW Factor into Your Portraits

Most photographers, at some point in their career, make a decision to begin photographing people. Your decision may be simply to include people in …

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How to Take Great HDR Photography

HDR (High Dynamic Range) photography is one of the more exciting techniques in the world of digital photography. HDR is essentially a number of …

Weekend readers' best photographs: treat

From lollipops to leaping: your best pictures on this week's theme, treat<p>The next topic is maze (to appear October 5). Email a hi-res image (one per entry), plus a sentence or two about what inspired you to take your photo, to in.pictures@guardian.co.uk by noon on Wednesday Sept 25; please supply a …

5 Ways to Take Better Smartphone Photos

When you think about smartphone photography what comes to mind? My guess is you probably think about Instagram, photo filters, bad selfies and any …

In Motion: Weekly Photography Challenge

This week your photographic challenge is to take and share an image on the theme of ‘In Motion’. This gives you a great opportunity to practice a …

Window Light Portrait Photography Tips

Have you ever tried to create a lovely portrait but not known how? It’s not a hard thing to create a beautiful portrait. The secret is the lighting. …

Documentary Photography - Six Tips for Creating a Legacy

We’ve all gone through times in our lives where we’ve lost loved ones. As a portrait photographer I would get calls all the time for “Urgent” family …

Headshot Photography Techniques

Peter Hurley believes he has the coolest job you could ever have. He arrived at his headshot photography career through trial and error. Just like …

How to Professionally Retouch Portraits in Lightroom

The Following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Preset System v5 and accompanying workshop from the Lightroom Workshop Collection v5. The …

Mastering Monochrome Mode

Andrew S. Gibson is the author of Mastering Photography: A Beginner’s Guide to Using Digital Cameras. One of the benefits of digital photography that …

Quick Photography Lighting Considerations

Refined photography uses distinct lighting strategies. Knowing what to look for is essential when the goal is a unique and artistically stylized …

7 Creative Ideas to Spice Up Your Photography

Human beings are creatures of habit; we seek out patterns, we search for comfort and contentment, we settle into routines. These aren’t necessarily …

Top Portrait Photography Trends for 2013

Portrait photography stands out from other professions because it encompasses many different niche specialties, including families, babies, seniors, …